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}

Valentines Day Food Ideas

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You know what tomorrow is, right?!?! Valentine’s Day! I am so excited to spend time with the ones I love. And every year I look forward to doing random acts of love for my family. This year I will be going to the kids classrooms during their Valentines Parties and I’ll be making some fun Valentine’s snacks for the kids, and a Valentine dinner for the family. I also like to decorate a little for our special day! So if you’re {Read More}

Super Soft Sugar Cookie Recipe + Frosting

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Super Soft Sugar Cookies with Buttercream Frosting I have tried a lot of sugar cookie recipes in my day.  I have tried the one from my Betty Crocker cookbook.  I have tried the Lofthouse copycat recipe.  I have tried the recipes with sour cream.  But I always fall back on this recipe.  I got this from a great friend years ago, who used to have my little kids over to her house to decorate sugar cookies.  We have since moved {Read More}

Meal Plan Monday – Week 7

Welcome to Meal Plan Monday The day of the week that I plan out our family meals for the coming week, make a grocery list, and go shopping. I like to have a monthly theme and this month our theme is: Desserts!! Click photos or names to find the recipes! Weekly Meal Plan: Monday –Copycat Panera Bread Cheddar Broccoli Soup, Bread   And our Dessert is…. Super Soft Sugar Cookies!   Here is my Mom’s Super Soft Sugar Cookie Recipe. {Read More}

Meal Plan Monday – Week 6

Welcome to Meal Plan Monday The day of the week that I plan out our family meals for the coming week, make a grocery list, and go shopping. I like to have a monthly theme and this month our theme is: Desserts!! Click photos or names to find the recipes! Weekly Meal Plan:Monday – Chipotle Chicken and Corn Chowder, Rolls   And My Mom’s Fudge for Dessert!!   Tuesday – Southwest Crispy Chicken Salad   Wednesday – Chili’s Cajun Chicken Pasta, {Read More}

World’s Best Homemade Fudge Recipe

In my opinion this is the World’s Best Homemade Fudge Recipe!! My mom has been making her delicious Fudge ever Holiday Season since I can remember! I think its the best, you should try it and see for yourself…. Ingredients:1 cup Butter14 1/2 oz. Evaporated Milk4 cups Sugar1 – 12oz pkg. Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (I use Nestle)5 cups Mini Marshmallows1 tsp. Vanilla1 cup chopped nuts (optional – I leave these out)Directions:1. Cook butter, evaporated milk, and sugar over medium heat {Read More}

Meal Plan Monday – Week 5

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Welcome to Meal Plan Monday The day of the week that I plan out our family meals for the coming week, make a grocery list, and go shopping. I like to have a monthly theme and this month our theme is: Desserts!! Click photos or name to find the recipes! Weekly Meal Plan:Monday – Avocado, tomatoes, mozzarella Sandwich, chips and pico de gallo. (Brownie Bites) Rolo Brownie Bites with Carmel Cream Cheese Frosting (SOOO GOOD!!) Tuesday – Orange Chicken, Rice, Salad {Read More}