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Dark Chocolate Nut & Berry Bark

Nut & Berry Dark Chocolate Bark

  With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, I wanted to prepare a sweet treat that would have some healthy benefits too. This Dark Chocolate Nut & Berry Bark is not only delicious, but has nutritioius berries and nuts for a healthier box of chocolates. I plan on putting this in baggies for Oliver’s preschool teachers for […]

Animal Cheese Crackers

Homemade Cheese Crackers

Cheese crackers have been a permanent fixture in my grocery cart ever since Oliver started eating solid foods.  He is a cheese cracker fanatic and I hate to admit it, but he snacks on them more than I would like. Even with getting organic, healthier brands, there’s still a few ingredients I’m left wondering about. […]

Cookie Decorating Party

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It’s that time of year, where making copious amounts of cookies in one day is the norm.  So why not turn it into a Cookie Decorating Party! Over the weekend my best friend came into town and we prepped before the party by baking dozens and dozens of her family’s famous sugar cut-out cookies. The […]

Zushi

zushi

  A while back I was invited to a pre-opening party for Whole Foods. We were treated to food and awesome swag. Some food demonstrations took place and zushi, was one of them. I fell in love with the idea and couldn’t wait to make them at home with Oliver. These come together easy and […]

Frozen Slime

Frozen slime

I don’t know about you, but I can’t hide from the Frozen craze that is sweeping girls and boys and parents alike.  Heck, there were days that I would have “Let it go,” on a continuous loop in my brain. My son and nieces LOVE the movie so I decided to whip up a fun […]

Mini Gift Advent Calendar

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My friend Monica sent Oliver this mini gift advent calendar and I can’t wait for December first to come so he can open his first mini gift! Here’s what she did to make this mini gift advent calendar quick and easy. What a fun holiday gift for the little one’s in your life! Party City […]

Apple Stamped Table Runner

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This Apple Stamped Table Runner is an easy activity you can have your kiddos do the day before, or on Thanksgiving Day. It makes for a fun table runner for a kids Thanksgiving table, or playful family dinner table. This project requires three items: Half of an apple (you can eat the other half), butcher […]

Chocolate Banana Pie Pops

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If you’re in the midst of baking pies this year like me, you are going to need a reason to use up all of that excess pie dough.  I have the best solution for that…pie pops! These Chocolate Banana Pie Pops are super easy to make and the filling options are endless, but can I […]

Kids Thanksgiving Table

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Once kids start to understand different holidays and traditions, it makes preparing for them that much more fun. This year I wanted to put together a kids table for my boys, cousins and my nieces that will be coming over for Thanksgiving. I wanted a legit kids Thanksgiving table, yet as playful as can be […]

Apple Spice Granola

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The morning’s are getting cold and crisp here in Arizona and just screaming for warm cozy pajamas and wholesome spiced breakfast ideas to start the day.  Granola is a staple in our household. I’m constantly trying to find new ways to make different batches with flavors we love most.  Sometimes I’ll use it as a […]