Easy DIY Red White and Blue Party Decoration

Easy DIY Red White and Blue Party Decorations

As Memorial Day approaches with the 4th of July right behind, you need fun, quick and colorful decorations to show your national pride! This bright and easy DIY Red White and Blue Party Decoration takes only a couple minutes to create. You’ll have a fun addition to the celebration in no time.

Kids Valentines Day Card Free Printable

Kids Valentines Day Card Free Printable

Even though our kids are teenagers now, I thought I’d have a little fun anyway and create a free printable for an easy Valentine to share with classmates. These cute Valentine’s Day cards are simple to make and pretty inexpensive too.

Cafe Mocha Punch


Mocha Coffee Punch is a recipe that I’ve been wanting to play with for a while after having it a few times a different ladies get-togethers. This is a mocha version with a bit of cinnamon for a touch of coziness. Mocha Coffee Punch can be made with or without caffeine (and with or without a splash of rum, Irish Cream, or other favorite liqueur).

Lime Pie Dip Recipe


Served with graham crackers this Lime Pie Dip makes for the perfect perky little addition to a dessert menu, or as just a snack. I can see this being packed along for a picnic too! And if you’re watching your intake, this dip is also a great way to enjoy a smaller portion of a sweet treat without caving in for a whole piece of pie.

Super Bowl Food


Here are some of our family favorites that would be perfect for your Super Bowl Food spread. All are fairly easy. A few are really quick and easy to whip up.

Pretty in Pink Party Marshmallows


I was short on time and thought of the Chocolate Dipped Marshmallows from an earlier post that would be perfectly pretty in pink, and a super easy sweet treat that can be jazzed up using a combination of sprinkles, nonpareils, and/or royal icing. They really are a cute way to add a little pizzazz to a plain marshmallows.

Chocolate Caramel Apples


One of my favorite treats of all time has to be a Chocolate Caramel Apple. I’ve never much cared for a candy apple, and a caramel apple, while certainly a delicious combination, has always been a little to messy for my liking. But dip a caramel apple in chocolate and something magical happens. I don’t know what it is, but it’s magic, man. The chocolate seals the gooey caramel in and combines with an excellent crunchy apple to create flavor perfection in my book.

A Healthier Super Bowl Menu


  Woo hoo! It’s Super Bowl week and we’re gearing up for a get together to cheer on our favorite teams. And, of course, don’t forget watching the fun, new commercials.   Last week I  mentioned planning a healthier game-time menu. Thanks for your many tips and suggestions! As I also mentioned, Pepperidge Farm® sent… 

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