Homemade Easter Marshmallows

It isn’t Easter without Peeps! But who knows what’s really in those adorable little fluffy treats anyway? I for one am moving against a lot of store bought stuff, especially when I can make it at home! Forget store-bought and try your hand at fluffy, colorful Easter marshmallows! Flavored with McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract and decorated with homemade colored sugar using NEON! Food Colors, they’re … Continue reading Homemade Easter Marshmallows

Snow Day Cooking with Kids

It’s a snow day! Hooray! We are in the middle of the ‘bomb cyclone’  – whatever that is – and the kids, and mom, couldn’t be happier! To be honest, going back to real life after holiday break was hard on the four of us. We loved spending all our days together and those first few morning hours on January 2 were tough. So, this … Continue reading Snow Day Cooking with Kids

Healthy Homemade Versions of Your Favorite Candy Bars

It might sound impossible to stay healthy when you’ve got a sweet tooth, but it can be done! Your favorite candy might be off the menu in your adult life, but these homemade versions actually make it possible to indulge every now and then.  You might think that switching to the snack-size versions of your favorite bars is the way to go, but in actuality, those little … Continue reading Healthy Homemade Versions of Your Favorite Candy Bars

DIY Mickey Mouse Beach-Themed Cupcakes

These Mickey-inspired cupcakes are a great way to celebrate a day at the beach. They are super easy to make  – even the kids can do it. Light blue food coloring creates water colored icing. Crushed graham crackers are the perfect way to achieve a sand-like decoration. What You’ll Need cupcakes frosting  light blue food coloring spatula for icing cupcakes freezer paper scissors crushed graham … Continue reading DIY Mickey Mouse Beach-Themed Cupcakes

Slow Cooker Candied Nuts Recipe

Technically it’s still summer. But I can see the pumpkin spice everything starting to peek out from store shelves. In anticipation, I’m sharing some of my favorite fall recipes. If you’ve ever gotten in line for a cone full of street vendor nuts during Christmas, this recipe is for you. You can use any nuts you want, but the subtle sweetness of pecans and the … Continue reading Slow Cooker Candied Nuts Recipe