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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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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Thin Mint Ice Cream Sandwiches: Thank You Girl Scouts

Thin Mint Ice Cream Sandwiches

It is Girl Scout cookie season! Of course I had to buy several boxes of Girl Scout cookies from Danica, the daughter my contributing writer Sarah. It is for a good cause and has nothing to do with the deliciousness of the cookies. *ahem* My 7 year old is currently obsessed with anything mint flavored so… 

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Over 30 of the Best Chocolate Mint Dessert Recipes

Best Chocolate Mint Dessert Recipes

It is that time of year again when mint is center stage. Everywhere you turn on Pinterest, there is some amazing combination of mint and chocolate. From Girl Scouts Thin Mint cookie recipes, to St. Patrick’s Day green mint and chocolate desserts, mint is everywhere. Since I happen to love chocolate mint desserts, I’m sharing… 

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Toasted Coconut Strawberry Cheesecake Dessert Parfait with Yoplait Greek 100 Whips! #WhipItUp

Toasted Coconut Strawberry Dessert Parfait

Many thanks to Yoplait for sponsoring today’s story and encouraging me to try Yoplait Greek 100 Whips!! It is no secret I love yogurt. In fact, my whole family loves yogurt, and we eat it throughout the day. Have you considered that yogurt makes a great dessert? I recently tried new Yoplait® Greek 100 Whips!® yogurt which… 

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Strawberry Protein Yogurt Parfaits #ThisisWholesome #CleverGirls

Strawberry Yogurt Parfait with Honey Maid Go Bites

When it comes to snacks for the boys, we try to offer smart choices as often as possible. For example, yogurt is always a favorite in our house. All three of my boys will rarely (if ever) turn down yogurt. I feel good offering a snack that is packed with protein. And my athletic husband Joe… 

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