Shark Week Jello Treats

Shark Week Jello Dessert Treats

Shark Week Jello Treats Shark week is a fun time to learn about these marvelous creatures that rule the oceans.  I whipped up some shark week jello treats that are super cute and yummy too.  They are a great little dessert to serve while working through the activities in my Shark Activity Pack.   To make the jello treats, you only need two ingredients, blue jello and whipped cream.  Make the …

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20 Ideas for Celebrating Cinco De Mayo

20 Ideas for Celebrating Cinco De Mayo I am thrilled to share 20 Ideas for Celebrating Cinco De Mayo with you!  Some of these ideas are my own but some are ones I am sharing from fellow bloggers. Read to the end to enter to win the Target gift card! Felt Fiesta Garland Margarita Cupcakes Easy Enchilada Casserole Frozen Watermelon Margaritas Pinata Cookies Guacamole Recipe and Word Search Puzzle Sweet …

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Sweet and Salty Apple Chip Trail Mix

This sweet and salty apple chip trail mix is super delicious and perfect for an active day.  We made it as a Girl Scout troop in Santa Fe, New Mexico and took it as our hiking trail snack to to the Pecos Historical National Park.  It was quite a hit.  I have to confess, the apple chips got picked out first and in the end we were left with a …

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Cherry Vanilla Pretzel Dip

Okay friends, this cherry vanilla pretzel dip is truly awe-mazing.  I made a test batch and ate a ton of it while taking photographs for this post.  I am totally making it for every spring event we go to that requires the bringing along of a snack or treat.  If your spring is like mine, then you know that is a lot of snack making.  This post is sponsored by …

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Cherry Pretzel Salad

This cherry pretzel salad is the perfect addition to Easter brunch.  It is sweet and salty and totally delicious.  This post is sponsored by CherryMan but the ideas and opinions are my own.  I especially love this salad because it is awesome with Gluten Free pretzels which makes it a total win in our house. I think this salad is great served with a cheesy quiche and crisp bacon.  It’s …

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Mini Lasagna Roll Appetizers

This post is sponsored by Barilla but the ideas are my own. The holidays have arrived. We already have more than a dozen parties and events on our calendar with invites coming in daily. I guess this is what happens when you have four involved kids, a rocking neighborhood and both parents with work families. We love to take along appetizers and snacks to most celebrations and this one is a huge hit. These …

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Gluten Free French Toast Casserole

Gluten Free French Toast Casserole Last week my friend has surgery so I wanted to make a dish to take to her and her family.  It seems like everyone makes dinner and because it was on Friday with a weekend ahead, I opted for a breakfast dish.  This friend of mine eats a gluten free diet (LIKE ME) so I decided to test out a french toast casserole.  This gluten …

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Watermelon and Blackberry Ice Spritzers

Keeping hydrated is no easy task when you live in the mountains of Colorado and are not a big fan of drinking plain water.  We have been on a kick of creating frozen fruit ice cubes and came up with this amazing combination.  Watermelon and blackberry spritzers are completely delicious and with a little prep, easy to make in a flash. It’s the Ultimate Recipe Challenge and I am pretty …

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Magical Chocolate Unicorn Sprinkle Cupcakes Tutorial

Magical Chocolate Unicorn Sprinkle Cupcakes Chocolate is one of my love languages.  I also am pretty darn crazy about sprinkles.  I decided to do a mash up and create something festive and fun using both and came up with these amazing chocolate unicorn cupcakes.  They are so easy to make and so darling to serve. I got the sprinkles as a gift from Wilton at the SNAP Conference and am …

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