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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...]

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...]

15 Delicious Christmas Party Dessert Ideas

Throwing a Christmas Party this year? With so many festive holiday recipes popping up here and there it's hard not to get excited! We've finally started decorating the house for Christmas with some DIY decor and homemade ornaments...and even cleaning where it really matters. Last week after sharing these delicious Christmas treats for kids, I wanted to find even more goodies -- Christmas recipes that would make perfect desserts for a party or friendly gathering. If you've been thinking about hosting a Christmas party but need some mouth-watering inspiration, we've rounded up some … [Read more...]

The Easiest Christmas Present Pretzels & Peppermint Treats

If you're a chocolate-covered pretzel lover, then you've surely seen your fair share of delicious pretzel creations...especially as the holidays draw nearer. Pretzels are the prefect bite-size snack and just so easy to get creative with. One of my favorite kinds of Christmas pretzels are the ones topped with colorful red, white and green sprinkles -- they add such a festive touch to the dessert table. Because the last pretzels I made were a huge hit, I decided I'd take another stab with a Christmas version -- something fun and festive that both kids and adult would love. Thus, my … [Read more...]