Hearts pounding…anticipation beyond belief…giddy and fidgety…tears in your eyes…cameras ready…eyes like lasers waiting for the first sight of your loved one after months of serving our country over seas. There he is! Excitement…peace…relief…pure happiness as you embrace and can actually feel his heartbeat for the first time in a year! My husband, Jeff, serves our […]
Looking for a festive 4th of July dessert to take to the big family BBQ this weekend? Try this quick and easy recipe for cheesecake bars. What you’ll need: Cheesecake pudding, milk, graham cracker crumbs, butter, sugar(not pictured, I forgot), blueberries, and raspberry jelly. Combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter. Add the sugar. Mix […]
To get you ready for Fourth of July celebrations next weekend, enjoy this classic!
Why is it that ice cream can always improve a hot day? So cold, so refreshing, so fattening… But, we found a healthy version that tastes great AND won’t kill your summer diet! What you’ll need: Vanilla yogurt, raspberries, honey, and bananas. (See?! Really truly healthy ingredients!) Paper cups and popsicle sticks (or popsicle molds) […]
Colorful, kid-friendly, and a great activity on a rainy day! My friend, Allison, shared this idea and my kids thought it was such a fun way to reuse their crayons. Although they are not edible, a handful of crayons and a muffin pan turn a boring everyday art project into a rainbow of excitement! First, […]
Ice Cream Bread….sounds great, huh?! It is as tastey as it sounds! Aunt Jane and Uncle Tim brought this bread to a family reunion and it was such a hit! Ingredients: 1 pint of premium ice cream (Haagan Daaz, Ben and Jerry’s, etc) and 1 1/2 cups self-rising flour for each loaf of bread Be creative […]
Looking for another fun outing this summer? Try the local farmer’s market! I recently took Annika and Logan to our farmer’s market and we had a great time! First, we checked out all of the delicious fruit. So many choices to choose from! Then, we checked out the beautiful flowers. Annika couldn’t resist smelling the […]