Food/Recipes

Old-Fashioned Gumdrop Bars

By | September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Food/Recipes|Tags: , |

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

By | September 19th, 2016|Categories: Food/Recipes|Tags: , |

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.   Pirate Pancakes We really love making fun but simple breakfast food at our house.  And, what would be more fun for my boys on National Talk Like a Pirate Day than Pirate Pancakes?  These Pirate Pancakes were super popular with my 4 buccaneers.   […]

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25 Make Ahead Breakfast Recipes for Busy Morning

By | September 15th, 2016|Categories: Food/Recipes|Tags: , |

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, shape or form. Probably because I am a very late-night owl. I don’t like getting up early in the morning and I definitely don’t feel like cooking when I get up early in the morning. But, with a son in Middle School and other boys to wake up for school, I am forced to be up and going much earlier than I would prefer and yes, they have to eat. This year I am simplifying the morning rush by making some Make Ahead Breakfast Recipes. […]

Campfire Cones Recipe: Easy Camping Dessert

By | August 9th, 2016|Categories: Food/Recipes|Tags: , |

‘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 delicious! You can make them out of just about any of your favorite sweet ingredients. Campfire Cones Recipe One of the best things about camping is cooking yummy treats over the campfire.  This campfire cones recipe is our family favorite and the best thing is, you can customize it however you want. […]

Ewok Cake: Easy Star Wars Birthday Cake

By | July 18th, 2016|Categories: Food/Recipes, Party Ideas|

The Star Wars characters are all pretty amazing and when your son asks for a Star Wars cake for his birthday, you might panic a bit and wonder how you can pull it off.  But if this Ewok Cake was easy enough for me, anyone can make it! Ewok Cake We are huge Star Wars fans and have regular Star Wars marathons at our house.  When my son turned 8, he begged for a Star Wars cake and he decided that an Ewok Cake would be awesome! Of all the characters on Star Wars, it seemed like the one I could most easily turn into a cake. […]

Puppy Birthday Cake for Kids

By | July 3rd, 2016|Categories: Food/Recipes|Tags: , |

This puppy birthday cake was perfect for my son’s puppy-themed birthday. Puppy Birthday Cake […]

4th of July Waffles

By | June 24th, 2016|Categories: 4th of July, Food/Recipes, For the Boys, Holidays|Tags: , , , , , |

These 4th of July Waffles were a hit! These were originally shared as a part of our Summer Survival for Moms of Boys series.  I love making fun holiday-inspired breakfasts and this was worth a re-share.  They are SO good! 4th of July Waffles These 4th of July Waffles are so easy to make and would go perfectly with our Fruit Rockets (which your kids will love!)   I’ve said this before but my boys tend to eat more fruit if it is presented to them in a fun way, and this is pretty fun! How to make 4th of July Waffles: […]

25 First Birthday Cakes for Boys

By | June 18th, 2016|Categories: Food/Recipes|Tags: , , |

Your baby’s first birthday is a day some start planning from the day they are born.  So many changes take place in the first year of your child’s life and and you want to celebrate the little people they are becoming.  Since I have 4 boys and have had 4 first birthday parties, I thought it would be fun to share some ideas for First Birthday Cakes for Boys. First Birthday Cakes for Boys There are so many different birthday cakes depending on the theme of your son’s birthday.  My youngest had a barnyard birthday party and we had a lot of fun decorating his cake. I hope this post gives you some inspiration if you are planning a birthday party for your little guy.  […]

Campfire Pizza Cone Recipe

By | June 17th, 2016|Categories: Food/Recipes|Tags: , |

Camping can be a blast but it has its drawbacks such as…no pizza. There are ways of getting your pizza fix while camping. Of course, you could always bring some with you but where’s the fun in that? We have the perfect campfire pizza cone recipe to fix your pizza cravings without killing the camping vibe. Campfire Pizza Cone Recipe I love trying out new recipes when we are camping or even just around the fire pit in the backyard.  These campfire pizza cones turned out so yummy. Plus, you can definitely switch up the ingredients to use your very favorite pizza toppings.  […]

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