Best Animated Film 2015 – Kids’ Party Fun!

We love going to the movies and this year all five that are up for the best animated film are so fantastic.  On a recent shopping trip, we picked up a few goodies to use in creating a party to celebrate these fun flicks for our girls and a few of their friends. With these products and some fun simple ideas, you too can create a table full of yummy! …

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Cherry Almond Muffin Mix Created with Love and Stamped to Give

I created this muffin mix gift in a jar using the book that I purchased at World Market, Make It In a Jar and then tested a batch to make sure it worked.  It did and these little cherry almond muffins are fantastic.  I used my Love Heart stamp from Expressionery and made a little gift tag to tie on.  The directions for the baking is on the back.  It …

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Peanut Butter Cookies with Wilton Vanilla Melts & Sprinkles

First of all, let me start by saying that EVERYTHING is better with sprinkles.  Making things cute and yummy…yep, that’s what we do around here.  These peanut butter cookies with vanilla melts and sprinkles from Wilton are just that…yummy and adorable too. We made a generic peanut butter cookie recipe but made the cookie sizes pretty smallish, fitting 15 to a sheet.  We baked them and while they were still …

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Celebrating National Pie Day PIE-OGRAPHY Style

Yesterday I was on the phone chatting with Michele Muska and I mentioned that tomorrow is going to be National Pie Day.  She followed up with sharing all about the book Pie-Ography with me and how honored she is to have her pie on the cover.  The book features 42 recipes by 39 extraordinary women!  It also share their stories in mini biographies.  It is genius!  Today the doorbell rang …

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Wilton Valentine Whoopie Pies

It all started when we found the whoopie pie pan at Michaels yesterday after church.  We have been wanting to make macaroons and get trendy around here but weren’t sure how to start.  The pan looked like the solution.  The great news is that the recipe comes on the inside of the pan packaging…SCORE!  We did adapt to make them vanilla flavored with a chocolate cream inside. We baked them …

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Heart Sugar Cookies to LOVE

When it is cold (which is was yesterday), I like to bake.  It warms things up and creates happy all over our home.  Sugar cookies are always a favorite, especially ones that are decorated and adorable when they make it to school lunch with Daddy (which they did) to be shared with the 6th grade lunch bunch. It all started with a pouch of Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix and …

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