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Great Ideas — 30 Easter Table Setting Ideas and Treats!!

30 easter table decorations and treats

Do you celebrate Easter? Do you have a family tradition you love to celebrate the holiday? I love seeing all of the colorful Spring Ideas! Easter Egg Hunts, Yummy Treats, Services, Family Dinners. Here are 30 beautiful table setting ideas and treats for inspiration!!  DIY Eggshell Flower Centerpiece @ Little Inspiration Peeps Cupcake @ Hoosier Homemade Classic Coconut Cake @ Nest of … [Read more...]

Lemon Whoopie Pies with Fresh Raspberry Filling!

lemon whoopie pies raspberry filling

When we were at Michaels the other day, the girls talked me into this FUN Whoopie Pie Pan:  We were excited to go home and make some yummy creations! I have been spending the week being creative each day with the  Michaels and the  Cre8time blogger challenge –and baking is not my usual creative thing. So I thought it would be a fun way to be more creative.   Immediately I … [Read more...]

15 Last-Minute New Year’s Party Appetizers!

15 last minute appetizers

 How do YOU ring in the the New Year? We love having a family game night with fun decorations and LOTS of appetizers!!  Each year I make my grandma's Potato and Cheese Pierogi's and a couple kinds of fondues too. It's one of my favorite nights of the year!! If you are looking for some easy, last-minute appetizers to make -- check out these ideas:   Garlic Chicken Puffs @ … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 33 Christmas Cookie Recipes for Santa!

33 Cookie For Santa Recipes

We love making cookies for Santa and leaving them out Christmas Eve on a special plate.  Each year we try to make a couple different types of cookies. And sometimes Santa even leave a little note for the kids after he nibbles a few :)  Here are 33 Cookie Ideas that might be fun to make this year. Merry Christmas!!  Peppermint Whoopie Pies @ Practically Functional Peppermint Patty Cake … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap Up Party — and Decorating Cookies Book Giveaway!!


It's Friday!! Welcome to the Weekend Wrap Up Party!!   This week's giveaway is the amazing new book from Bridget at Bake at 350!! Bridget Edwards is one of the cutest blog friends I have known. Her cookies are just amazing and she shares fabulous of tips on how to create cookies of every kind. Plus she has the blogs Bake at 350 and University Cookie with tons of video tutorials. This … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 32 Halloween Party Treats!!


Are you heading off to any Halloween Parties this week?? Here are 32 YUMMY  ideas that were linked up! Make one for some Halloween fun!! No-Bake Pumpkin Pie @ Little Inspiration Monster Munch @ TidyMom Coffee Chesecake Oreo Brownies @ Inside Bru Crew Life   Halloween Treat Mugs @ Simple as That … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 28 Delicious October Recipes


Is there anything better in the Fall than a warm kitchen and goodies baking in the oven?? I love this time of the year! There were so many amazing recipes linked up this week -- I just had to share a few!! Harvest Spice Cookies @ Shaken Together Life Easy Halloween Cupcakes @ Skip to My Lou Spiced Caramel Apple Cider @ Butter With A Side Of Bread … [Read more...]

Muffin Tin Lasagna Cups and 12 More Muffin Tin Recipes!

muffin tin lasagna cups recipe

I might be a little in love with Muffin Tin recipes. They are so cute!! PLUS -- I love that I can cook them and then put them in zip lock bags, freeze them and then my kids can come home from school and warm them up. The muffin tins make the perfect serving size!!   Here's one of my favorite muffin tin meals to make -- Lasagna Cups!! And I made mine a little different and low fat. … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Ways to Make Someone’s Birthday ROCK!!

birthday ideas collage

You want to make birthdays special for those that you love! Here are 20 ways to help make that special person's birthday ROCK!! Birthday in a Box @ Teal & Lime What a birthday finale --  Dark Chocolate Frosted Cake @ Tidy Mom Make the Birthday girl a DIY Lace Crown @ Little Inspiration … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 21 End-of-Summer Recipes!!

fudge recipe

I love this time of year!! It's still Summer but there is a hint of Fall in the air. Make the most of the last bounty of Summer with these 21 recipes. And be sure to check out all of the AMAZING ideas linked up this week -- many more amazing recipes, DIY ideas, decorating solutions and more!! Apricot Squares @ Pint Sized Baker Butternut Squash & Sweet Potato Sage Lasagna @ little … [Read more...]