Chocolate Candy Cane Reindeer

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Chocolate Candy Cane Reindeer Every year, my kids and I make candy for the holidays.  This year we kind of have a candy cane theme going and started off with these chocolate candy cane reindeer.  These were so much fun and easy peasy to make.  Hannah has been “recreating” them with her own ingredients since we made them.  Mostly, she is just looking for a reason to eat Nutella LOL No, we didn’t use Nutella in these creations, but she has, somehow, found a way to make reindeer with her

Sweet and Tangy Hawaiian Pasta Salad

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Sweet and Tangy Hawaiian Pasta Salad I don’t know about your kids, but mine love pasta salad.  I love trying new ways to serve pasta salad.  It’s a great way to “sneak” in healthy foods.  I always tell them later, when I’ve sneaked something healthy in, so they know that they ate it and loved it LOL  Since I went to Maui earlier this year and am headed to Los Angeles soon for the Disney MOANA red carpet; I wanted to try something tropical.  I love pineapple and coconut and wanted

Easy Bite Size Pretzel S’mores

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Easy Bite Size Pretzel S’mores My youngest daughter is a s’mores fanatic!  These easy bite size pretzel s’mores are one of our all-time favorite snacks.  Not only are they fun to make and eat; they are super easy peasy.  They will satisfy even the toughest snack critic.  They have salty, sweet, and chocolate covered and in such a fun way!  Because Hannah loves to help me cook, she has learned how to make them too.  With a little guidance, she can make them for herself and have a blast.  We

Easy Crescent Roll Apple Dumplings

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Easy Crescent Roll Apple Dumplings Well, the season of apples is here and apples are on sale everywhere this week.  I decided to show Hannah how to make one of my favorite and easiest apple recipes; easy crescent roll apple dumplings.  These are so easy to make that your kids can definitely join in the kitchen.  I love making dishes that my kids can help me with.  Hannah, especially, loves cooking and baking.  My older two, not so much LOL  Two of our local grocery stores had apples 4/$1 this

Fun and Easy Christmas Tree Cupcakes

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Fun and Easy Christmas Tree Cupcakes Y’all, these fun and easy Christmas tree cupcakes are so easy, you are going to love them!  Hannah first spotted them when she was surfing, looking for recipes and asked me if we can make some like them.  Of course, I said “sure”!  Hannah has really taken an interest in baking and cooking, so I try and let her participate as much as possible.  I don’t always have great luck with candy melts, so I was a little nervous, but wanted to give it

Best And Easiest Homemade Fried Chicken

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Best And Easiest Homemade Fried Chicken If you’re like me, there are certain dishes you just do not like to prepare in the kitchen.  For me, that dish was always fried chicken.  It was messy, time consuming and tasted meh.  We would do so much better just to go out and eat fried chicken because that was one dish Mama just could not perfect; until now!  I have experimented, over the years, with different recipes and marinades.   I am happy to report, that I have found the perfect combination

Four Healthy Lunchbox Ideas That Will Save You Money #SaveALotInsiders

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Four Healthy Lunchbox Ideas That Will Save You Money #SaveALotInsiders This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Save-A-Lot. The opinions and text are all mine. It’s that time of the year again!  Everyone is going back to school.  If you’re like me, you might be trying to come up with some ways to give your kids something they will love while not completely bypassing nutrition.  Now, I’m not a super healthy mom, so there is no vegan or bean sprouts for my kiddos, although we do love

Easy Homemade Fried Ice Cream Pie

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Easy Homemade Fried Ice Cream Pie If you are looking for a super fun and easy recipe that will WOW your family and friends, then this Easy Homemade Fried Ice Cream Pie is going to make you veryyy happy 😀   I have made this a few times for my family and am going to make it for our neighborhood pot luck soon.  The kids always clean it out quickly when I make it for us.  You really have to make it and taste it to understand how amazing this

Easy Burrito Casserole

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Easy Burrito Casserole   If your family likes burritos, they are going to LOVE this easy burrito casserole!  I make this at least once a month.  I usually make my Mexican Street Corn and Spanish Rice with it.  My kids LOVE it.  My husband loves it too 😀  You can change this recipe up and substitute chicken for the ground beef and green enchilada sauce for the red enchilada sauce.  I’ve also mixed green chiles in with the meat before and it tasted great!  I hope your family loves this

Easy Mini Pancake Muffins

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Easy Mini Pancake Muffins If you’re looking for a great easy breakfast on those busy mornings then these easy mini pancake muffins are for you!  Everyone in our house loves these.  Not only are they super easy and quick to make, they are amazingly versatile.  I made them for breakfast this morning for three kids and they were gone in 10 minutes!  These are perfect because they are two bites and freeze great.  You can take them on road trips or add about 1/2 cup of sugar and 1 tsp