Star Wars Hot Chocolate

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It’s cold outside!  This Star Wars Hot Chocolate is just the thing to make while snuggling under a blanket and watching your favorite Star Wars episode. Star Wars Hot Chocolate We just returned from visiting our family “up North” and freezing in the process.  We desert rats don’t really do cold. Much of the country…

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Snowman Pancakes: Fun Christmas Breakfast

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Snowman Pancakes

If you are looking for a fun Christmas morning breakfast idea, these Snowman pancakes will be a hit with your kids.  These are really easy to throw together because we all know that we don’t need any additional stress on Christmas morning.   Snowman Pancakes These Snowman Pancakes are probably one of my favorite holiday…

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Acorn Donuts

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Acorn Donuts

We love making yummy treats for Thanksgiving and these Acorn Donuts were super easy to make and fun to eat! Acorn Donuts We love getting together with family over the holidays.  We love the enjoying each other’s company as well as letting the cousins run around and have fun.  I’m always looking for fun things…

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Mummy Pizza – Easy Halloween Dinner

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Mummy Pizza

How fun are these Mummy pizzas?  Mummy pizzas have become a Halloween family tradition that my boys can’t live without. Mummy Pizza Welcome to October, the spookiest month of the year.  We always get to start our October off with my oldest son’s birthday.  Exactly 12 years ago I became a mommy.    I cannot believe…

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Frankenstein Pancakes: A Fun Halloween Breakfast

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Frankenstein pancakes

Halloween is a time for making spooky food and we love making fun pancake creations.  These Frankenstein pancakes will be a huge hit with any kid. Not too scary, and tons of fun to eat! Frankenstein Pancakes It’s that time of year again!!  Hurray, I survived another brutal Nevada summer.  The days and especially nights…

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Old-Fashioned Gumdrop Bars

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Gumdrop bars

Sometimes a certain recipe just reminds you of home.  For me, it’s my great-grandma’s Old-Fashioned Gumdrop Bars. Old-Fashioned Gumdrop Bars From what I hear, my great-grandmother was a wonderful cook and made everything from scratch.  I feel lucky that someone made her write this recipe for her gumdrop bars down! 

Pirate Pancakes – Talk Like a Pirate Day

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Did you know that September 19th is National Talk Like a Pirate Day?  I don’t know who came up with that day but I can guarantee that we’ll be having a lot of fun with it at our house.  We made these simple Pirate Pancakes for a fun and easy way to acknowledge the day.  …

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25 Make Ahead Breakfast Recipes for Busy Morning

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Easy Make Ahead Breakfast Recipes

These Make Ahead Breakfast Recipes are a life-saver for the non-morning person, who is forced to be up in the morning. lol!  Do you fall into that category?  And if you have kids, these make the morning rush SO MUCH BETTER! Make Ahead Breakfast Recipes I am NOT a morning person.  Not in any way,…

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25 Easy Lunch Ideas Kids Will Love

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“Mom, I’m hungry!!!”  With four boys in my house, I hear that constantly!  It gets hard to come up with different options for what to feed my growing boys.  Lunchtime is especially hard.  I don’t want my kids to live on chicken nuggets and they get tired of sandwiches.  How fun are these 25 Easy Lunch…

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Campfire Cones Recipe: Easy Camping Dessert

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Campfire Cones

‘Tis the season for camping and fires. Of course, campfires go great all year round but there’s just something wonderful about gathering around a fire at the end of a long summer day and relaxing that takes the cake. Plus, it’s super fun to cook over a fire. This campfire cones recipe is super easy and…

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