Category Archives: Kid Favorites

Bubble Gum Ice Cream

Some foods scream “childhood” like Bubble Gum Ice Cream. While, I admit I wouldn’t eat this every day, I think my kids would… and I definitely couldn’t help scooping a spoonful into my mouth as I served it to my … Continue reading

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Frosted Animal Cookies

What’s not to love about mini pink & white cookies with sprinkles? They look a lot like Mother’s Circus Animal Cookies don’t you think? I’m a bit partial to the Mother’s Cookies’ brand because my Grandfather used to work for … Continue reading

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Berry Banana Smoothies

I’ve been drinking these smoothies practically every day for the past two months. Why? Besides the fact that they taste delicious, are quick & easy, my children like them and they are healthy… my husband and I have adjusted our … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Sundae Cupcakes {No Melt}

My 5th grade daughter requested 1 dozen flooded sugar cookies for a lunch recess picnic with her friends TOMORROW – the thing with royal icing flooded cookies is DRYING time. She felt bad because she had told everyone she would … Continue reading

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DIY PopTarts (Kelloggs makes the real PopTarts)

I came across a blog post about making pop-tarts and I’m not sure what intrigued me about it – perhaps it was the “crust” and I was motivated to make it because my 3 younger children, especially the 2 youngest always … Continue reading

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Kettle Corn

I will NEVER, well I shouldn’t say never, but I don’t plan on buying Kettle Corn again in the near future; especially at $6-8 a bag at street fairs or around $2 at Trader Joes. For years, I have popped … Continue reading

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Mexican French Toast

While traveling in Mexico, my family was cooked a yummy breakfast similar to this. The name is kind-of funny when you think about it – Mexican French Toast – is it Mexican or is it French 😉 I am always … Continue reading

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COLORing Sugar Cookie Dough & DIY Playdough

After making & icing Shamrock (3-leaf clover) cookies – they just did not look quite right to me.  Of course, the day after March 17th, it hit me – I should have made green dough. (For information on food color … Continue reading

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Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

I remember my dad telling me about this place he used to get yummy orange drinks,  Orange Julius. I think orange was my dad’s favorite flavor – which was weird to me, because I didn’t even like orange flavored – … Continue reading

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DIY Magic Shell {2 Ingredient}

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  I have wanted to try making “Magic Shell” since I first came across the technique. The problem was that it required Coconut Oil and I didn’t have any. I’d never tasted coconut oil (I don’t like coconut) and it … Continue reading

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