Cranberry Orange Scones with Orange Butter #REALSeal

Cranberry Orange Scones

In my house, dairy is an important part of our diet. From serving milk at our meals to eating yogurt for snack, dairy is one of our favorite ways to get our daily calcium and load up on protein. When I was asked to join the REAL® Seal Dairy Divas, a network of bloggers sharing their love… 

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Frog Pond Cookie Cups

easy frog pond cookie cups

I’m jealous of those who can bring in homemade treats for the kids at school. Lucky for Kari Stroschein, she can! She recently brought in a special snack for her daughter’s preschool class. Kari considered dirt cups because her daughter loves them so much.  (Who doesn’t?) But Kari didn’t want to make giant cups of sugar for a class… 

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Mixed Berry Smoothie with Greek Yogurt

Mixed Berry Smoothie

My kids could definitely be called picky eaters, but I never have to struggle to convince my kids to eat yogurt or fruit. In fact, both are considered to be a delicious to treat and a favorite for snack. Sometimes it is fun to mix things up a bit, literally. I recently made this Mixed Berry… 

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Homemade Veggie Dip with Cream Cheese

Homemade Veggie Dip

I love my vegetables, but I’m always looking for new ways to get my recommended daily allowance, especially one that my kids might actually eat! While salads are always a favorite, it is fun to mix it up a bit. Lately we’ve been on a big guacamole kick. We love serving it on everything from… 

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Easy Construction Birthday Cake

Construction Birthday Cake

Five years ago I was fortunate to learn the basics of cake decorating. Up until that point, all of my cakes were simple creations using a box mix and tub of frosting. To be honest, my kids always loved their cakes no matter how complex the design. And just because I can decorate a cool… 

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