Easter No Bake Bird’s Nest Cookies #FillTheCookieJar

No Bake Bird's Nest Cookies for Easter

I love No Bake Cookies so when I saw this recipe over on The Recipe Rebel, I knew they were going to be delicious!  There's something about the combination of chocolate, peanut butter and butterscotch chips.  Kind of like our Chex Scotcharoos but Eastery.  (That's a word, right?) These cookies are perfect for Easter!  They are absolutely yummy and they look pretty festive.  Win win, if you ask me.  And my kids?  They loved them! In a large pot, melt the chocolate chips, butterscotch chips … [Continue reading...]

DIY Fluffy Slime

DIY Fluffy Slime

Slime is all the craze right now.  It's kind of crazy!  All of the kids at school are playing with it and making it.  My daughter has created quite a little business selling it.  Who knew???  Slime!  It's been around for ages and there are lots of different recipes out there. This recipe is for Fluffy Slime.  My daughter says the difference between fluffy slime and "regular" slime is that Fluffy Slime makes more noise, is thicker and denser and is the most fun to make.  (Don't ask me, she's 12 … [Continue reading...]

April Fool’s Day Fun Food

Fakin and Eggs

Tomorrow’s April Fool’s Day and I can’t believe I haven’t made a single fun food recipe.  How is that even possible?!?!  I’m going to blame it on the fact that April Fool’s Day is on a Saturday and we’ve had Spring break this week.  You’d think that would give me tons of time to get […]

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Thin Mint Truffles #FillTheCookieJar

Thin Mint Truffles

It’s Girl Scout Cookie time.  That time of year that I’m tempted with cookies everywhere I go, even work.  They’re everywhere?  And how can you resist alal those sweet girls saying “Ma’am, would you like to buy some cookies?”  Of course I would!  I’m not made of steal! For years my cookie of choice has […]

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Scent-sational Valentine’s Day Teacher Gift

Scent-sational Teacher Valentine's Day Gift Idea with Printable

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we wanted to treat my kid’s teachers with a little something nice.  I think it’s important to teach your kids to do nice things for their teachers.  It can be a pretty thankless job at times. We made these cute tags and attached them to car air […]

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Red Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

Red Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

When you think of Valentine’s day, doesn’t it just scream Red Velvet???  These Red Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies are a new favorite in our house! When my kids and I were raising money to go to Peru I made cookies and sold them at work to my co-workers.  It was kind of a win-win […]

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Valentine’s Day Lunch Box Joke Notes

Valentine's Day Lunch Box Note Jokes

Valentine’s day isn’t necessarily my favorite holiday.  Like, not really at all.  I’m not sure why I have such a hard time with it.  It’s a good Holiday.  Right?  It’s all about hearts and love…. Regardless of how I feel, I try to make it a special day for my kids.  I make special Valentine’s […]

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Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Red Velvet anything is one of my Dad’s favorite desserts.  I’ve made him Red Velvet Cheesecake Bars and Red Velvet Pound Cake, both of them were amazing.  But for Christmas this year I wanted to make him these Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies.  They looked so delicious!  And so festive, don’t you think?  Perfect for the holidays […]

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Korean Beef and Rice

Korean Beef and Rice

We have had the strangest weather here in Oregon this winter.  And by strange I mean, it’s been cold.  Like, COLD COLD!  We’ve had snow and freezing rain when we normally have rain.  Fifty degree rain.  Not thirty one degree rain.  We don’t really know what to do in weather like this so we’ve had […]

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Milk Chocolate Caramel Fudge

Milk Chocolate Caramel Fudge

This is, hands down, the best fudge you will ever eat, and believe me, I’ve eaten a lot of fudge.  I love it!  But again, I love it if it’s delicious.  I don’t want it if it’s mediocre.  You know what I mean.  When it’s waxy or dry or chewy.  Fudge isn’t supposed to be […]

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