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.  […]

Hot Dog on a Stick: Camping Recipe Kids Will Love

By | June 7th, 2016|Categories: Food/Recipes|Tags: , |

There’s nothing more fun than trying to cook everything on a stick or over a fire. Ditch the bun and have some fun making this hot dog on a stick on your next camping trip! Hot Dog on a Stick: Camping Recipe Kids Will Love My boys love cooking over a fire.  Whether we are out camping or just enjoying a fire in the backyard fire pit, they are always wanting to cook something on a stick.  They love to roast marshmallows and hot dogs, but we decided to mix things up a bit and instead of roasting hot dogs the traditional way, we used crescent rolls to make a hot dog on a stick. […]

Father’s Day Pancakes

By | May 24th, 2016|Categories: Father's Day, Food/Recipes, Holidays|Tags: , , |

Father’s Day is just around the corner and most of us are planning away at making it the perfect day for the dad we adore. Breakfast is one of those things that needs to be planned. Surprise the dad in your life with these Father’s Day Pancakes with an extra ingredient dad will love: BACON! Father’s Day Pancakes We have a tradition of making fun breakfasts for pretty much every occasion.  We love making ManCakes each year but thought we should add in some new Father’s Day pancakes to the mix and these were fun for the kids to make.  […]

Fast, Easy Camping Meals

By | May 13th, 2016|Categories: Food/Recipes|Tags: , , |

My boys would go camping every single weekend if they were able to.  They love being in the outdoors.  As fun as camping can be, it can also be a lot of work for mom! (Or the person planning the meals, packing everything, etc.)  While you are enjoying the great outdoors, you shouldn’t have to be stressing too much over food.  We are planning a long RV trip this summer, so I have been searching for fast, easy camping meals that my kids will actually love. Fast, Easy Camping Meals I’ve compiled all of the fast, easy camping meals I could find and shared them below.  Look through them and leave a comment with your favorite camping meal that I can add to the list! […]

Pancake Puppies Recipe

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

We have a lot of fun in the kitchen creating different fun recipes with pancakes.  My youngest asked for a Puppy birthday this year so I wanted to surprise him with a fun breakfast.  I think these pancake puppies turned out adorable!  I’m sharing our pancake puppies recipe below in case you have a dog-lover in your house who would love these for breakfast. We also made some puppy cupcakes that he loved.  His puppy birthday was fun and pretty simple, and most importantly, he LOVED it! Pancake Puppies Recipe These Puppy Pancakes were so simple to make and the smile on my little guy’s face was priceless when he woke up to see these on his birthday.  He couldn’t stop smiling! […]

Lightsaber Popsicles – May the Force Be With You

By | May 1st, 2016|Categories: Crafts/Activities, Disney, Food/Recipes, For the Boys|Tags: , |

What kid doesn’t love lightsabers and popsicles?  When you put them together it makes the perfect combination.  These Lightsaber Popsicles will transform any little kid into a Jedi Master and turn any mom into the best mom around.  (And they’re EASY! Woohoo!) Lightsaber Popsicles Post contains affiliate links These Lightsaber Popsicles sleeves have been the perfect way to keep my boys’ hands warm while eating their popsicles and have also helped us to cut back on the rolls and rolls of paper towel we had been using with my youngest boys since they wouldn’t hold a cold popsicle.  I was browsing around Amazon one night and found these Light Saber Freezer Pop Cozies and thought we could definitely make something similar.  If your kids are like mine, summertime means buying an endless supply of popsicles of one variety or another.  My boys love OtterPops but there are so many different varieties of ice pops that you can buy and freeze. […]

35 Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes for the Family on the Go

By | April 7th, 2016|Categories: Food/Recipes, For the Boys|Tags: , |

I have a confession to make: Dinnertime is always a struggle for me!  I’ve been getting tired of the few tried-and-true recipes that I have for busy nights and I went looking for quick and easy dinner recipes for the family on the go. Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes for the Family on the Go I never know what to make for dinner that is quick and easy, but still delicious.  We are a very busy family, as I’m sure most families are. Between sports, music lessons, scouts, school activities, etc, we are always on the go. Here are some yummy and easy dinner recipes for families like mine, who spend their evenings running from activity to activity.  I specifically looked for recipes that have little prep time and I can’t wait to try all of these! […]

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