• Eat,  Food,  Recipes

    Crockpot Chili Recipe – Healthy and Delicious!

    Fall is the perfect time of year to throw some Chili in the Crockpot for dinner! It’s easy, delicious and healthy! My Crockpot Chili has won the “Best Chili Award” at our ward Trunk or Treat party. So give it a try, it is perfect for putting in the crockpot on a Sunday morning before heading off to church. You’ll come home to a yummy smelling house and a delicious meal! Let me know what you think! I plan on taking it again to our ward’s Chili cook-off, I’ll let you know if it wins again:) Enjoy! *Tastes great on top of a baked potato, with cheese and sour cream on top. Or eat it with…

  • Cinco De Mayo,  Eat,  Food,  Recipes

    Smothered Enchiladas Recipe

    These Enchiladas are so yummy and smothered in a delicious sour cream sauce and melted cheese! The combination of Cilantro Lime Rice with Cheesy Green Chile Chicken on the inside and a creamy sour cream chile and cheese topping make these Enchiladas irresistible! Great dinner idea just add a side salad and you’re set! Add to your meal plan this week and let me know what you think! Layering rice and chicken mixtures… I use the giant soft tortillas from Costco. Fold the short sides first. Then roll up one side and tuck it in while rolling up into a burrito shape. Once all your Enchiladas are in the pan (you…

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    Delicious S’mores Recipes

    S’mores are so yummy all on their own! A couple graham crackers, a roasted marshmallow and some chocolate is all you need to make this delicious treat. But I’ll admit these reinvented S’mores recipes look incredible! My personal favorite is using Reese’s cups instead of a Hershey’s bar! What’s your favorite way to eat S’mores?? Try some of these recipes and let us know what you think! Delicious S’mores Recipes: 1. S’mores Dip/Bars Recipe. So yummy! 2. These S’mores Fugde Bars look amazing! 3. S’mores Cupcakes for all you cupcake lovers! 4. Nachos anyone?? These S’mores Nachos look scrumptious! 5. Get less mess with these cute S’mores on a stick!…

  • 4th of July,  Eat,  Food,  Holidays,  Recipes

    S’mores Bars Recipe

    Happy S’mores Day everybody!! I’ve got a new delicious S’mores recipe you can make to celebrate! Just look at these yummy S’mores Bars (or Dip). They are easy to throw together and they are the perfect ooey gooey summer treat. So yummy and great as a dip too! Just use some graham crackers to dip in this ooey gooey goodness!! Click HERE to see the linky parties I link up to. Happy National S’mores day! -Taya Here’s a couple more yummy recipes you might like…  

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    Back to School Ideas

    The kids are about to head back to school in just a few short weeks so I wanted to share some fun ‘Back to School Ideas’ with you all to help you celebrate! There is just so much talent in the world, I can’t believe how awesome these parties, decorations and treats are! Check them out… 10 Back to School Ideas: 1. This fun Back to School party is so cute and has some free printables! 2. Check out my Teacher Cupcakes Idea – Including a step-by-step on how to make them! Perfect for teachers or a back to school party! 3. Amanda’s Parties also share some cute free printables for this adorable Back to…

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    How to make Strawberry Jam – Freezer Jam Version

    Every year I make enough Strawberry Freezer Jam to last a whole year of peanut butter and jelly sandwich making in our house! Today I wanted to show you how to make your own freezer jam using a simple and easy Strawberry Jam Recipe. I like to use the less sugar pectin and buy really ripe strawberries (or Jam Flats)  so that the sweetness is just right! (This post contains affiliate links) This is my super smooth Strawberry Jam Recipe. Because I don’t like chunky jam! If you do like it chunky just skip the “blending” step in this tutorial! Let’s get started… (Printable recipe card below) What you’ll need: Strawberries…

  • Cakes,  Eat,  Food,  Gift Ideas,  kids craft,  Teacher Gift,  Tutorials

    Teacher Appreciation Cupcakes

    I can’t say enough about my kids teachers, they are the best! They are so kind and caring and great with my kids. I wanted to show my appreciation to them during Teacher Appreciation week a while ago so I made these fun and delicious cupcakes for them. This awesome idea came from my amazing friend Emily, she is an incredible baker and so creative. I even messaged her for some tips on making these! She is the best! Today I wanted to share with you a little ‘How to’ make these adorable Teacher Treats. (this post contains affiliate links)  Here’s how to make them… Supplies: Chocolate Cupcakes/ White and Yellow Buttercream Frosting Large piping(pastry) bag and XL circle tip/…

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    Banana Pudding Dessert Recipe

    This is the perfect cool soft and fluffy dessert for any gathering. If you know me, you know I love dessert! My mom actually came up with this delicious Banana Pudding Dessert recipe and I could eat the whole pan by myself…it really is that good! Here’s the recipe: Here are some pictures of the process: h Click HERE to see all the fun linky parties we like to link up to! Enjoy! -Taya

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    It’s Great to be 8 Ideas

    I am a councelor in the Primary at my church. Every year we hold an ‘8 is Great’ program to help the 7 year olds prepare for their baptism when they turn 8. Today I want to share some ‘Great to be 8’ ideas to help those of you who may be planning one this year. Including Invitation ideas, Baptism gift (a CTR Towel Tutorial), and food ideas. Lets get started…. First up is our 8 is Great Invitations. These are so easy to make because Leah over at Printastic Design offers these free customizable printables! All you have to do is upload them, type in your info and print. I then attached…

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    Veggie Bars Recipe

    I love to make a yummy snack for activities or parties. I made these last week for a baby shower I went to. Everyone loved them, I had lots of requests for the recipe, so here it is… Veggie Bars Recipe: Ingredients: 2 packages refrigerated crescent rolls 2 – 8oz. packages of cream cheese 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 pkg. ranch salad dressing assortment of veggies (broccoli, mushrooms, green onions, celery, carrots) shredded cheddar cheese (I like to shred it with a thin shredder) 1. Roll out crescent rolls flat on an 11×15 baking sheet. Bake according to package directions. Until golden brown. Then let cool. 2. Blend mayo and softened…