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Great Ideas — 15 Refreshing Summer Treats!

Warmer weather means yummier treats around my house! It's always so nice to cool off after a hot day with a delicious dessert. 15 Refreshing Summer Treats from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * No Churn Chocolate S'mores Ice Cream @ Meatloaf and Melodrama Lemon Pie Squares @ Simple as That Meringue Nests with Orange Curd and Raspberries @ The Gold Lining Girl Lemon Loaf … [Read more...]

Chicken Ramen Stir Fry

Hey! I'm Kelsey from Poofy Cheeks back with another recipe! As a mom of four young kids this time of year is crazy with soccer practices and games on school nights. I am pressed for time in the kitchen so dinners need to be something quick. Chicken Ramen Stir Fry has become one of my go-to dinner ideas the past few weeks. It is quick, easy and full of flavor! My kids are big fans of carrots so … [Read more...]

White Queso Recipe and Cinco de Mayo Printables!

  White Cheese Queso Recipe and Cinco de Mayo Printables! I think I could eat Mexican food every day for the rest of my life and be happy. It's so yummy. So of course I love celebrating Cinco de Mayo with  a little party and food. Ella loves Queso whenever we go out to a Mexican restaurant. So I thought it would be fun to recreate her favorite queso recipe at home. We paired the … [Read more...]

Curious George Frosted Banana Bars and Printable!

One my kids' all-time favorite books and shows has been Curious George. George's personality is so mischievous and his antics are absolutely funny. This week I have been talking about raising adventurous kids. And I like that each Curious George story shows kids how to explore the world in a creative and curious way. And yay – now all NINE seasons (that’s 109 episodes) of Curious George are now … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 15 Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas!

In my family it's always been a tradition to make breakfast in bed for the Mother's Day and Father's Day. With that in mind, I've been eyeing some of the ideas this week! Here are... 15 Mother's Day Brunch Ideas from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Ten Minute Centerpieces @ Setting for Four Mother's Day Brunch @ From Playdates to Parties Mason Jar Flowers @ Worthing … [Read more...]

Crunchy-Topped Cinnamon Swirl French Toast Casserole

Breakfast foods have become my favorite thing to make lately at the #1905Cottage. For Easter I decided to try making a new kind of french toast creation. After experimenting a little I came up with this Crunchy-Topped French Toast Casserole. Make this dish for a beautiful breakfast or brunch recipe that will wow your guests. The crunchy topping is out of this world!! The secret ingredient … [Read more...]

Easy Banana Nut Bread

Hey! I'm Kelsey from Poofy Cheeks and I'm excited to be back at Tatertots and Jello sharing a recipe for Easy Banana Nut Bread! I have four kids and sometimes a bunch of bananas barely lasts 24 hours in our home but other times they sit untouched until I realize they are completely brown. Watching food go to waste is basically like throwing away money in my eyes so whenever the bananas get too … [Read more...]

Layered Cobb Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette Dressing!

Layered Cobb Salad Recipe. I love how filling cobb salads are. And they are easy to put together because you can change up the ingredients. I basically use whatever I have in the fridge. They make a wonderful lunch. While I have been making over the way I look at food, it's been helpful to have a few "go-to" recipes and foods that are easy to make, taste good and fit in with this challenge. … [Read more...]

2 Point Weight Watchers Brownie Cupcakes

Hey there! So happy to be back at Jen’s as a contributor this year! Jen is one of my bloggin mentors from way back in the day…all the way back to 2010! ;) I am so thrilled to be a member of her team. My bff has lost almost 20 lbs since January doing Weight Watchers. Since we talk often…we have chatted about all the fun recipes out there that reduce your sugar intake…but don’t taste like … [Read more...]

Roasted Lemon Balsamic Asparagus Recipe

I am always looking for a yummy side dish. And my family loves asparagus. So for Easter this year I tried out a new recipe - Roasted Lemon Balsamic Asparagus. It was perfect for brunch. But it would also be great to make as a dinner side dish. This is what the dish looks like right before you pop it into the oven. It's easy to prepare and only takes a few minutes to cook. You can whip it … [Read more...]