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St. Patrick’s Day Guinness Beer Cheese Dip and Shamrock Chips

St. Patrick’s Day is next week!!! Are you feeling lucky? I am – especially since I made this St. Patrick’s Day Beer Cheese Dip for TheStir.com.  Go there to get the complete recipe! I shared this with my buddy Mark, who gobbled it up. I actually sent it home with him to enjoy! Didn’t want him

Fruit Skewer Snacks

Since I work from home, I have the luxury of picking Kai up after school and bring him home. When I worked as a magazine editor in the past, Kai was stuck in extended day. Don’t get me wrong, he had fun, but I didn’t get to spend as much time with him. He made

DIY Valentine’s Day Pretzel Arrow Treat

Valentine’s Day is in two days!!! What will you be giving your sweetheart? How about these tasty Cupid Arrow pretzels? I came up with this pretzel arrow idea a few weeks ago and I couldn’t get it out of my head. I haven’t seen anyone else doing them. Totally original! (I think! Tell me if

Valentine’s Day Rice Krispy Treat Heart Pops

  Not sure what to give your kid’s classmates for Valentine’s Day? What about these adorable Rice Krispy treat heart pops? Score. They’re inexpensive and totally easy! You know what Kai and I did after this shoot? We took all of these Valentine’s Day heart pops to our local fire station to say Thank You

Mason Jar Salad Recipes + Free Printable

So, you want to eat healthy, but don’t know where to begin? Well, let’s start by preparing your meals. This way you know exactly what’s going to be inside. Extra salt – no way. High in fat – not in my lunch. Loaded with sugar – not today. Here are 3 on the go salad

Halloween Candy Corn Jello Treat Recipe + Free Printable

Everyone loves Jello. One: it’s colorful. Two: it’s so easy to make. I made these Halloween Candy Corn Jello Treats for onlinelabels.com. If you’d like a full step by step and the labels, please check out their blog. Basically, here’s how you do it. Your pour your yellow Jello (lemon or pineapple – I used

M&M Cookie Recipe + Free Party Favor Printables

Kai and I have been going to a lot of birthday parties lately. Some have been so much fun, but they always pass out those little plastic toys that break after one use. Instead of passing out toys that will soon end up in the landfill, fill your guests bellies with a sweet parting treat.

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Bowl and Fruit Salad Recipe

I’ve had this idea for a while now and I finally had the chance to make it for Kai. He LOVES fruit salad. So, I thought wouldn’t it be fun to make him some of these. He’s been completely gluten free for about a year and a half now and I just modified our regular

Cupcake in a Jar Party Favor + Free Printable

For some reason, this time of year is load with family and friends birthdays. Kai’s birthday was two weeks ago. My husband’s birthday was this past week. My brother, bff, grandma, cousins and friends are all born this time of year. So, this post is dedicated to all of them! I designed these labels for