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Valentine’s Popcorn: Melt Your Heart Sweet & Salty Snack Recipe

You love sweet. He loves salty. If only there were an easy Valentine's snack recipe to please you both... Oh wait there is ;)! It's called a delicious Melt Your Heart Valentine's Popcorn recipe that combines both sweet and salty flavors for a romantically delicious treat you can both enjoy while you snuggle up to view your favorite movie. Of course kids will LOVE this too! Just be sure they don't hog the whole bowl :). This post may contain affiliate links. Valentine's Day Popcorn Recipe To make this easy snack you'll need 3 ingredients only: Freshly popped … [Read more...]

Charlie Brown Christmas: 24 Crafts, Recipes & Activities for Kids

Calling all fans of Charlie Brown, Snoopy & the entire Peanuts gang! If you can't get enough of your favorite childhood characters, you'll be excited to see all these yummy snacks and fun crafts inspired by the TV series just in time for Christmas! We've scoured the web to find everything from cookies and cupcakes to DIY ornaments and craft ideas to make with your kids for your next holiday party or Peanuts viewing party! Click on the links below for further info. Charlie Brown Christmas Crafts The kids will be super excited to create homemade Charlie Brown or Snoopy crafts using … [Read more...]

Easy Taco Nacho Dip: A Deliciously Spicy Recipe #SaveonHelper

With summer around the corner, I've been on a hunt for delicious and easy recipe ideas I can make for the family. Last week, I shared a Four Cheese Lasagna recipe from Hamburger Helper® (ready in 20 minutes!) that even my kids enjoyed. Boxed meals aren’t typically my go-to pick, but when you’re low on time and add your own personal twist to them, they can really go a long way! This weekend, I picked up a box of the Crunchy Taco meal at Wal-Mart and decided to make a yummy taco nacho dip combined with my favorite flavors: guacamole, salsa and shredded cheese! To make the taco nacho … [Read more...]

Easy Four Cheese Lasagna Recipe to Satisfy the Whole Family

Did you know June is National Hamburger Month? Oh yes! And that's a good thing when you're a busy mom looking for some yummy meal ideas for the family. But with summer around the corner, that means more activities and outings planned…making even less time to spend in the kitchen. So I am always looking for easy dinner recipes that work well when I only have so much time for meal planning and cooking. I love that Hamburger Helper® makes my time preparing dinner so much easier. You literally just add a couple ingredients to the package and you're good to go! Betty Crocker has a whole … [Read more...]

Shamrock Pretzel Pops {St. Patrick’s Day Recipe}

Chocolate-covered pretzels are a favorite snack of mine. I love the yummy flavor created when you blend sweet and salty foods. And after I experimented a bit at Halloween with my pumpkin pretzels, I knew I had to try something even yummier for St. Patrick's Day, with Shamrock Pretzel Pops inspired by these pretzel treats. This post may contain affiliate links. How to make chocolate-covered shamrock pretzels: Bag of Mini Pretzels (from your grocery store or buy here on sale) Wilton Green Candy Melts (buy here) Confetti Sprinkles Lollipop Sticks (buy here) Wax … [Read more...]

Delicious Rainbow Buttermilk Cupcake Recipe

My toddler loves to explore outdoors, regardless of the cold, wet or rainy weather that has been the norm over the past few weeks. When we can't get out to play, we like to get a little creative indoors. So today, I'm sharing a simple yet delicious rainbow cupcake recipe we made to celebrate the Spring weather and rainbows that seem to be in abundance when the rain showers meet the sunshine! (This also makes a great treat for St. Patty's!) Note: For homemade cupcakes, follow the steps below. For partially homemade, replace steps 2 & 3 with pre-made cake box instructions. Print … [Read more...]

Baked Mac & Cheese Recipe

Being at home these days in preparation for the arrival of our little bundle of joy, means I have a lot more time on my hands for trying out new recipes and cooking ideas that have been on the back burner for, well, years.  I've never really had the time -- or urge, really -- to get into cooking.  But now it's becoming a bigger hobby of mine, and I know with a little practice, my "latin cooking skills" will begin to shine. This past weekend, I decided to just start with a simple mac and cheese casserole and infuse it with a bit of nutrients, via peas.  It actually wasn't as time-consuming … [Read more...]

Printable Kid Birthday Party Planner

Let's face it. Planning a birthday party for kids can be quite stressful. There's the guest list, party theme, drinks and snacks, cake options and entertainment to manage. Then of course, you have to keep the guest of honor in mind when planning the party. So if you’re planning a birthday party for a toddler or preschooler, it’s important to keep a few key factors in mind to help the party be a success. Because this is the age where overstimulation and sugar can lead to tantrums and tears. What exactly does a successful party look like? A happy birthday boy or girl and a stress-free … [Read more...]

14 Genius Pregnancy Hacks to Make Life Easier for the Mom-to-Be

Pregnant and looking to find the best pregnancy hacks out there? Or are you simply wondering what all the fuss is about these so-called hacks for mom-to-be? From a momma who's been there, here's the simple answer: Pregnancy hacks are tips and tricks the expectant mom needs when she's looking to survive the most physically and emotionally demanding 9 months of growing a little human. So if you fit the bill, and are a mom-to-be looking for clever ways to make your pregnancy a little easier, this list of pregnancy hacks and homemade tips will do just that. Whether it's managing the symptoms … [Read more...]

21+ St Patrick’s Day Crafts, Activities and Treats for Kids

Looking for fun St. Patrick's crafts and activities to do with your kids? Well if you're like us, and love simple ways to keep the kids busy during the holidays, we have a perfect mix of ideas sure to please. So many fun options, whether you're looking for rainbow and green theme crafts or some easy St. Paddy's treats to share with toddlers and preschoolers! What I love about St. Patrick's Day, is simply the colorful array of activities and possibilities to make crafting and play time a learning moment. With rainbow crafts, you have the opportunity to teach or reinforce colors and … [Read more...]