Valentine Exchange Ideas

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I got invited to a really fun “Girls only” Valentine Exchange Party this last week. It was so fun!! I have never been to one so I had no idea what to bring. Basically the idea is you invite some ladies over (I think we had about 19-20 gals at ours), and each one brings that many Valentines to the exchange (so I brought 20+ of the same Valentine). So today I wanted to share with you what I took – {Read More}

Veggie Bars Recipe

Veggie Bars

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 {Read More}

Frozen Strawberry Dessert Recipe

Frozen Strawberry Dessert

This is one of my favorite Strawberry Desserts! It’s my mom’s delicious dessert recipe… Frozen Strawberry Dessert This recipe is so yummy! With the summer fast approaching this is the perfect recipe to keep on hand. Give it a try and let me know what you think… Ingredients: For the Crust- 2 cups Flour 1/2 cup Brown Sugar 1 cup Butter – Softened to room Temperature 1/2 cup Chopped Nuts (I like to use pecans) For the Middle- 16 oz. {Read More}

Father’s Day Shirt and Tie Cake (or Men’s Bithday Cake Idea)

Shirt and Tie Cake

Father’s Day is just around the corner. If you are trying to think of a fun treat to make I’ve got the perfect idea for you…a Shirt and Tie cake. It’s really simple to make too! You will need: Marshmallow Fondant (find recipe HERE) 9×13 cake (We just baked a yellow box cake flipped upside down on foil covered box) White frosting (I just buy some in the little tub at the store) Food Coloring (I used Blue for the tie) {Read More}

Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Pico De Gallo

Don’t forget Cinco de Mayo is in just a couple days away. On Monday in fact. If you are looking for some yummy Cinco de Mayo recipes or food ideas, I’ve got yah covered. Here are a couple recipes you’re gonna love, perfect for celebrating Cinco de Mayo! First off, here is my yummy Pico de Gallo Recipe. It is hard not to eat the whole bowl in one sitting!! Next up, a simple Guacamole Recipe. YUMMY! Oh and I {Read More}

Pico de Gallo Recipe

Pico De Gallo

This is my absolute favorite recipe for making Pico De Gallo Pico de gallo is like a chunky salsa. It is so yummy! In this post I will show you step by step, with pictures, how to make pico de gallo. Come, follow along… Ingredients: 7-8 Roma Tomatoes 1/2 a sweet onion 1/4 bunch of cilantro 2 tbls. lime juice salt to taste Instructions: 1. First cut your onion in some small slices and place in a food processor and chop. {Read More}

St. Patricks Day Ideas: Crafts, Food, Gifts and More…

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Just wanted to share some fun ideas I’ve found for St. Patrick’s Day, from awesome Bloggers like you! Including Kids Crafts, Treats and Gift ideas, Dinner and Dessert Ideas and more! Happy Saint Patrick’s Day everyone. Here are some fun Craft Ideas for the kids… A Cereal Rainbow craft from One Artsy Mama. Rainbow Chain Craft from Sassy Dealz. Lepre-Cuties from Happy Home Fairy. Fingerprint Rainbow Pot from Sassy Dealz. Rainbow Wand Tutorial from Icing Designs. Here are some fun Treats and {Read More}

Guacamole Recipe and Tips on How to Cut an Avocado

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I love Guacamole with chips! The key to making Guacamole is knowing how to cut an avocado. Today I am going to show you how to cut an avocado quickly and easily and make a simple guacamole dip that everyone will love…. How to cut an Avocado: First I have to tell you about this awesome tool I use to cut my Avocados. My husband bought it for me for Christmas last year and I love it!! I can make a {Read More}

Super Easy 1-Hour Breadstick Recipe

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  By: Megan I know that using yeast intimidates some people.  However, this recipe is so easy that you can’t go wrong.  I make this recipe all the time and love making it when I take dinners to friends.  It is my most requested recipe.  People can’t believe they are homemade!  This is a recipe of my moms.  I wrote down the ingredients years ago, but I had to watch her make them so I could learn how to do {Read More}

Irish Soda Bread Recipe

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Irish Soda Bread A couple of years ago I was searching for a new recipe to make for St. Patrick’s day and I came across Irish Soda Bread.  IT IS AWESOME!  Now I make it every year for St. Patrick’s Day and a few other times during the year as well. It’s super easy and delicious.  It’s a quick bread so there isn’t a rising time involved which is great when you’re in a hurry.  There are lots of different {Read More}