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Recipe: Chocolate Caramel Squares

Today marks the second Snow Day this week, after one day back to school after Christmas Break.  The kids are loving it! It was also the perfect day to make…
Making Life Easier Mondays

Decadent Date Squares

I recently found this absolutely delicious recipe for "Gramma's Date Squares", and had to give it a try.  It's a sweet square that you'll want to enjoy a cup of…
Christmas

DIY Dried Fruit Christmas Centerpiece

Dried fruit decorations at Christmas create a rustic, homey atmosphere, and what more could you want during the season of giving and spending time with family! Dried fruit is easy…
Christmas

Christmas Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

It's a dull grey day outside today, and my kitchen was in desperate need of being warmed up.  I had a Betty Crocker Pumpkin Spice Bars mix that I wanted…
Homemaking

Sweet Potato Soup {Dairy Free}

Grey days and a chilly wind - yep, autumn is here, and winter is just around the corner. This soup is THE perfect way to warm you up and is…
Homemaking

Pumpkin Spiced Latte

Tis the season for Pumpkin Flavoured everything!  This is a deliciously sweet coffee that would wrap up a dinner with friends perfectly.  There's no need to hit the coffee shop…
Domesticity

Pumpkin Cheesecake Cinnamon Rolls

This Pillsbury hack is waaay too good to keep to myself! Seriously, these rolls are a cross between cinnamon rolls and pumpkin heaven.  Just when you thought cinnamon rolls couldn't…
Domesticity

Easy & Delicious Blueberry Cobbler

The other day we headed to our local pick-your-own farm to gather some peas.  Most of us love sugar snap peas, and according to what I could find online, we…
Life In General

Rice Krispie Blobs #MomsJustKnow

I enjoy the quiet mornings of summer, when the kids wake up on their own schedule, I'm not scrambling to make lunches, and there's no need to rush through breakfast. …
Homemaking

Strawberry Crunch Cake

The other day we braved the heat and mosquitos to go strawberry picking.  But the strawberries weren't actually the main attraction.   Really, it's the whole experience of driving out…
Homemaking

Homemade Hot Pockets

When it comes to cooking and baking, I'm all about the easy.  Here's a fresh take on the usual sandwiches for lunch, and it's super easy! These Homemade Hot Pockets…
Just for Fun

Purple Cow Pops

Here's a quick and yummy treat for the kids this summer:  Purple Cow Pops! It's so easy, the kids could make this themselves.  All you'll need is 100% grape juice,…
Book Club

S’Mores Chocolate Chip Tarts

The summery taste of s'mores combined with the down home yumminess of chocolate chip cookies - so delicious! You can't go wrong with this super easy way to dress up…
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