25 easy Valentine’s Day treats to make with your kids

Easy and fun Valentine's Day treats to make with your kids. Easy recipes perfect for a Valentine's party.

Seriously folks, I’ve decided most holidays are just an excuse to make fun treats. Not that I’m complaining, of course. I love cooking with my kids (translation: sometimes it’s worth a giant mess and the fact that everything takes at least four times longer than it should to let the kids have the fun of […]

freezer to oven single serving triple berry crisps

these single serving berry crisps make perfect gifts! They're so easy to put together and keep in the freezer until you're ready to bake for a special treat to share. Super easy recipe.

When I want to let someone know I appreciate them, or welcome someone into the neighborhood, I always give them food – usually homemade bread or treats. Partially because I just like baking and partially because homemade food is what I’d want someone to give me. But I can’t tell you how many times I’ve baked […]

homemade dark chocolate fudge ice cream

This homemade dark chocolate fudge ice cream is amazing! It's rich and creamy and better than anything you can get at the grocery store. Click through for the step by step video that makes it easy to follow the recipe.

I like my ice cream dark. Dark and fudgey. Chocolate ice cream from the grocery store really doesn’t interest me. It’s this barely brown stuff that (I suppose) tastes a bit like chocolate. When I eat ice cream, I want something dark and rich and creamy and amazing. So a few years ago I went on […]

red, white & blue cupcake for Fourth of July

So cute! Red, white, and blue cupcakes for the 4th of July! Easy dessert idea for July Fourth.

My friend mentioned the other day that she was going to her in laws’ house to do fireworks this weekend. I asked what the occasion was. She gave me a strange look and said “the 4th of July?” Oh, right! It’s the Fourth in less than a week! I kinda didn’t realize it was so soon. Even […]

red, white & blue no churn ice cream for Fourth of July

Red, white, and blue no churn cake ice cream! This is super easy to make, doesn't require an ice cream machine, and is perfect for the Fourth of July! Easy 4th of July dessert recipe.

Have you tried no churn ice cream yet? It’s easy homemade ice cream that only takes a few ingredients and doesn’t even require an ice cream machine. I’ve seen no churn recipes all over the place and I’ll admit, I was pretty darn skeptical – churning is kind of a vital part of making ice cream. […]

frozen s’mores | pudding & marshmallow sandwiches

Frozen s'mores! Layers of chocolate pudding and marshmallow cheesecake sandwiched between graham crackers and frozen for the perfect summer treat. Super easy recipe!

Sometimes you just want the flavors of a s’more without the work (or heat) of a campfire, right? These frozen s’mores are the perfect treat for a hot summer day because you get all the chocolate/marshmallow/graham cracker taste in a cold refreshing format. They’re easy to make and keep in the freezer so you can […]

25 amazing cake mix hack recipes

Cake mix hacks! 25 amazing easy recipes that start with a box cake mix: donuts, bars, waffles, cookies, muffins, truffles, and more

Ok, I’m generally a from-scratch kind of girl, but when it comes to cakes, I’m totally cool with starting with a boxed mix. With a little love, those boxes produce pretty darn good cakes. What’s even better is that with the right recipe, they can produce all sorts of other delicious desserts, from donuts and […]

quick & easy double chocolate chip cookies {from a cake mix}

These rich & fudgy double chocolate cookies are made from a cake mix so they're super fast and easy! You can have hot cookies ready in 15 minutes with this recipe!

Very few things in life happen to be both dead easy and crazy amazing, but these cookies truly are both. They only require a few ingredients and they mix up so fast that you can have hot cookies ready in fifteen minutes. And wow are they good! Soft, rich, homemade taste with basically zero work. I’ll […]