Mini Alphabet Melon Skewers

Mini Alphabet Melon Skewers

I find that it's a lot easier to please my kids when their snacks are just a little bit out of the ordinary. And these mini alphabet melon skewers are such a fun snack idea! You can make anything more appealing to kids if you put it on a skewer and even better if it's their name! My girls couldn't get enough of the mini letter melon pieces! We … Read More

Easy Mini Donut Spiders

Mini Chocolate Donut Spiders

These mini chocolate donut spiders were so much fun, and SO EASY! They took less than 2 minutes each to make, and looked so cute when they were finished! And you can't go wrong with chocolate glazed donuts. You could probably make these out of donut holes too. And instead of candy eyes, you could use other round candies, like M&M's, Smarties or … Read More

Big Bubbles

How to make Big Bubbles

Do you remember making big bubbles when you were a kid? In my memory, all we did was put dish soap and water in a bucket, stirred it around and instantly we were able to make giant bubbles with a coat hanger. For the life of me, I have not been able to recreate that! (Which makes me think my memory must be forgetting a few ingredients... ha!) I've … Read More

50 Best Bars and Squares Recipes

50+ Best Squares and Bars Recipes

Okay, this list of squares and bars recipes has my mouth watering. I didn't think I would be such a huge fan, but oh my goodness, these look AMAZING. I don't know which ones I want to try first!? Maybe it's because squares seem more doable than a fancy cake? Or maybe it's that they tend to be soft, gooey and amazingly delicious? They also tend to … Read More

Healthy Candy Bracelets

Healthy Candy Bracelets

I'm all about simple kids crafts this summer! And these healthy candy bracelets were super easy, and lots of fun! I've seen lots of candy bracelets and necklaces, but my kids are soooo addicted to sugar, I wanted to at least TRY to put some healthy ingredients on these. And my girls didn't know the difference! They were happy as anything wearing … Read More

Candied Pecans

Easiest Candied Pecans

I LOVE LOVE LOVE this recipe!  To tell you the truth, candied pecans have always intimidated me.  I have always felt really uncomfortable toasting them in the oven - all the dishes, all the stickiness to clean up afterwards. And let's face it, 9 times out of 10 I get distracted and burn them. But with this recipe, you only need one frying pan and … Read More

Dish Soap Silly Putty

Dish Soap Silly Putty

This is quite possibly the EASIEST silly putty recipe ever! And you probably have all of the ingredients in your kitchen already, which is a huge bonus! After we made shaving cream play dough last week, we were curious what other liquids you can mix with corn starch to get a fun dough-like consistency. So after a little Pinterest searching, I found … Read More

How to make puffy paint

How to Make Puffy Paint

Now that the girls are home for the summer, we've been on the hunt for fun and easy crafts to help fill the long summer days.  And homemade puffy paint was such a fun experiment for us to try! To tell you the truth, I'm not sure we did it right?  But it still ended up with the coolest texture!  So in my opinion, this stuff is fool proof! Even if … Read More

50+ Best Ice Cream Recipes

50+ Best Ice Cream Recipes

These ice cream recipes look sooooooo delicious! There is nothing better than homemade ice cream in the summer time. When you find a good recipe, it tastes AMAZING - with real and fresh ingredients, it tastes even better than Haagen Dazs. (Mmmm... Haagen Dazs...). And most of these recipes can be made without an ice cream maker! From classic … Read More

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How to make Minion Marshmallows

Okay guys, these minion marshmallows are SO MUCH FUN! My kids have been begging me to make them for weeks, and they turned out so well! They are relatively easy to make, and they look super cute! I can't believe you can turn a marshmallow into a minion, but check out these awesome marshmallow minion pops!? The full, printable recipe is at … Read More