Easy recipes for boys to make

Easter Egg Pancakes

With Easter coming up we wanted to create a new fun and east Easter Breakfast.  My boys had the idea to make Build Your Own Easter Egg Pancakes.  They had a blast decorating and eating their own Easter Eggs. Easter Egg Pancakes I’ve always found that if I present fruit to my boys in a fun way that they will eat it right up.  When we decided to make these Build Your Own Easter Egg Pancakes, I wanted to make sure there was plenty of fruit available for decorating.  These Easter Egg pancakes were really simple to make and my boys had fun making their own creations. […]

Easter Dinosaur Eggs

These Dinosaur Eggs are a fun variation to common Easter Egg decorating.  Plus they would make a fun addition to a Dinosaur party. Easter time is here and my boys are really excited for next week.  Not only for Easter but because we have Spring Break off the entire week before Easter.   Since my boys have each gone through a stage where they were obsessed with Dinosaurs, I knew these Dinosaur eggs would be a fun Easter project for them. […]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Food

If you saw our Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Birthday Party post last week then you know that my boys love those turtles.  I have searched the web looking for some of the coolest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Food ideas that will make any Ninja Turtle party even more fun! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Food I had a lot of fun putting together this roundup of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Food ideas. From pizza to fruit, dessert and even breakfast, this roundup covers it all.   I especially love the watermelon and pancakes!  If you have a TMNT party coming up soon, hopefully these will help you in the party prep.  […]

Easy St Patrick’s Day Breakfast – 4-Leaf Clover Pancakes

It’s St Patrick’s Day!  Did you wear green?  We love making holiday breakfasts and this Easy St Patrick’s Day Breakfast was so fun for my boys.  Who do you know who would love lucky 4-Leaf Clover Pancakes? Easy St Patrick’s Day Breakfast – 4-Leaf clover Pancakes I love how much excitement my boys have over every little holiday. I was never really into celebrating St Patrick’s Day until I had kids.  I especially love listening to my son tell me all about the leprechaun that is going to come to school and bring treats.  (I hope it shows up!).  He asked me every single day if it is the day where he is supposed to wear green.  Last year we made these fun Leprechaun Pancakes for St Patrick’s Day and this year we went even easier by making this easy St Patrick’s Day breakfast of 4-leaf clover pancakes! […]

Baymax Pancakes: Big Hero 6 Breakfast

If you are a parent you know that Big Hero Six is all the rage right now.  These Baymax pancakes were SO easy to make and made my boys’ day. Baymax Pancakes: Easy Big Hero 6 Breakfast […]

“Sugar Cookie” Valentine Pancakes

It’s Valentine’s Day which means we had to have some fun Valentine Pancakes.  We love our Easy Valentine’s Breakfast that we have had in past years but this year we switched it up with these easy “Sugar Cookie” Valentine Pancakes. Sugar Cookie Valentine Pancakes We have a tradition of making fun pancakes for each holiday.  These “Sugar Cookie” Valentine Pancakes are easy enough for even the most amateur of pancake makers. 🙂  And, no, these do not taste like sugar cookies unfortunately but since we always decorate our sugar cookies with fun frosting, I thought we could do the same with pancakes, except with whipped cream instead of frosting.  And, by the way, if you HAVE a real sugar cookie pancake recipe, please send it my way and we can be bffs for life. […]

Mickey Mouse Crispy Treats

We love showing our “Disneyside” around here and Mickey has always been my favorite Disney character.  These Mickey Mouse Crispy Treats would be the hit of any Disney party. Mickey Mouse Crispy Treat I will always remember my first trip to Disneyland when I was five and how we all loaded up in our old brown car with pillows and blankets and made the 12 hour drive (55 mph speeds limit!) in one day.  Then we repeated that magical trip every five years, although not in the same brown car!  Out of all of the magic and amazement that could be found in the park, my favorite thing at each trip was meeting Mickey Mouse!  To this day I love looking for secret Mickey’s and especially love all of the Mickey-shaped food.  These chocolate Mickey Mouse Crispy Treats, made with our yummy Chocolate Marshmallow Crispy Treats,  take me back to the days when I was a young girl experiencing the magic for the first time and they make the perfect addition to any Disney-inspired party! […]

Marshmallow Caramel Popcorn

One of our favorite snacks is popcorn and growing up my mom would make the yummiest, gooiest, non-sticky Marshmallow Caramel Popcorn.  I am not a fan of hard or crunchy caramel popcorn.  I like it soft and wanted to share this yummy treat with my boys. Marshmallow Caramel Popcorn There are many caramel popcorn recipes out there but this one for Marshmallow Caramel Popcorn can be made in just minutes using only 4 ingredients.  This is perfect to make for family movie night or for my boys to take with them when they head into one of their awesome blanket forts.  Since this recipe is not sticky, I don’t have to worry about sticky fingers and the mess is minimal. […]

Chocolate Marshmallow Crispy Treats

I’m sure you are familiar with Rice Krispie Treats, but did you know you can use that same recipe, or variations of it, to make all sorts of yummy marshmallow crispy treats?  These Chocolate Marshmallow Crispy Treats are simple enough for kids to make them (with supervision of course) and can be made in minutes, making them perfect for when you need a last minute treat. Have you ever signed up to bring treats to a school or church function and then forgotten about it until last minute? That is where these Chocolate Marshmallow Crispy treats and Fruity Marshmallow treats come in handy.  These treats only use three ingredients and are a quick switch up of the norm.  […]

Football Pancakes

Football season is here and with the Super Bowl coming up in a few weeks, why not make these fun Football Pancakes with the football fan in your life.  This easy breakfast will have your kids cheering for more. Not only are these Football Pancakes easy, but you could easily customize them and add the colors of your favorite team to really please the sports fans in your house.  If your kids are anything like mine, they probably get pretty particular about which teams they think are the best.  Plus these would be perfect for a fun Sunday Superbowl brunch before the big game. […]

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