St. Patrick's Day Brownies

Pot of Gold Rainbow Brownies

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Pot of Gold Rainbow Brownies are an easy St. Patrick’s Day dessert that starts with a boxed mix of brownies.  Topped with Hershey’s Gold bar minis that melt into a candy topping and rainbow sprinkles, these are a salty sweet delicious chocolate treat.   So my 2 year old soothes himself to sleep by shouting “No, […]

Shamrock Cupcakes

Rainbow Dipped Shamrock Cupcakes

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Rainbow Dipped Shamrock Cupcakes are a perfect — and easy — St. Patrick’s Day dessert.  A box of cake mix, a box of lime Jello and some rainbow sprinkles and chocolate gold coins for flair!  This post contains affiliate links. So I totally love seasonal.  Seasonal decor, seasonal dishes — anything that’s special for that […]

Barbecue Chicken Nachos #nachosrecipe #easynachos

Barbecue Chicken Nachos

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Before you had kids, did you ever think, “I’ll never …”  Literally insert anything  here and I’ve probably done it.  Like before I had kids I thought I’d really make my kids tow the line, but in reality — meh, sometimes.   The other day my husband took the boys out to eat while I was at […]

Toasty Sandwich Roll

Turkey & Cheese Toasty Sandwich Roll

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Cooking when your audience is children is high highs and low lows.  It’s like sometimes (let’s be honest, few an far between) they’re scraping the plate, and sometimes they’re rejecting your dinner for literally no reason.  Primo example: I served popcorn shrimp the other day and my 5 year old hated it.  He carried on and […]

Captain's Soup - Easy Crockpot Soup

Captain’s Soup

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Captain Soup is an easy peasy cold weather dinner that cooks up in the slow cooker and is ready to go the moment you hit the door! One phase I’m pretty ready for my children to grow out of is wanting to eat within five seconds of arriving at our door.  I’ve tried snacks right […]

Christmas Animal Cracker Mix #snacks #snackmix

Merry Christmas Ya Filthy Animal Cracker Mix

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Merry Christmas Ya Filthy Animal Cracker Mix is a delicious sweet and salty mix that’s a fun & easy Christmas gift or perfect snack mix for a Home Alone viewing party.   This post contains affiliate links. Home Alone is one of our family’s must-watch Christmas movies.  You wouldn’t think a movie about child endangerment/negligence would […]

Easy Butter Cookie Wreaths

Butter Cookie Wreaths

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Butter Cookie Wreaths are the ultimate low effort, high fun Christmas cookie.  Super low prep from you, but still all the decorating fun for the kids!  This post contains affiliate links.  This recipe is from Quick Cooking magazine.  Now Quick Cooking magazine will always have a spot in my heart — it’s out of print […]

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Sweet Chex Mix Recipe

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Chex Mix

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Peppermint Hot Chocolate Chex Mix AKA Reindeer Feed is a delicious winter snack mix.  Pepperminty, chocolately, with a great crunch and sweet mini marshmallows, this is a perfect make and take, or keep at home snack!  This post contains affiliate links. So before we get going, if you’re looking for a one stop shop for […]

Salty and Sweet Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sweet & Salty Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Sweet and Salty Chocolate Chip Cookies are a perfect Christmas cookie, or really  a perfect any time cookie.  These cookies have it all: sweet chocolate chips, M&M’s and caramel bits plus crispy and salty pretzels and Bugles — that stay crunchy thanks to a secret “stay crispy” glaze!  Seasonal M&M’s turn these into a fabulous […]

Hot Chocolate Cookies #christmascookies #cookies

Hot Chocolate Cookies

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These Hot Chocolate Cookies are seriously the best cookie ever!  Sweet and full of rich chocolate flavor with chocolate chips and mini marshmallows mixed in for the full hot chocolate experience.  A perfect Christmas cookie or winter snacking cookie along side a mug of hot chocolate.  This post contains affiliate links. Ever wanted to have […]