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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White Chocolate Banana Ghosts for Halloween

white chocolate banana ghosts

Halloween is such a fun time in the kitchen. I love projects that I can do with my kids, and these white chocolate banana ghosts from Jill Schultz are a perfect example. Jill uses Wilton candy eyes for these ghosts, but you could easily substitute any dark brown/black candy or even chocolate chips.  If you are… 

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TruMoo Chocolate Marshmallow Milk: Special Treat on a Cold Day

TruMoo Chocolate Marshmallow Milk Smore Chocolate Drink

Winter here in Minnesota has been brutal like much of the country. My hometown has broken a record with 60 days of below zero temperatures and our winter isn’t even over. We’ve been spending a lot of time indoors thanks to the cold.  One favorite treat this winter has been hot cocoa with marshmallows so… 

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Happy Holidays from Merci Chocolates + GIVEAWAY #MerciHoliday


The holidays can get busy with family gatherings and celebrations. We celebrated with my husband’s family several weeks ago, with my extended family on Christmas Eve and Christmas day and tomorrow we’ll continue the festivities with my brothers and their families. Merci Chocolates asked me to share a last-minute gift giving idea with their holiday… 

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Cherry Poke Cake: Stress Free Holiday Dessert from JELL-O #JelloHoliday

Jello 123 Cherry Poke Cake with Chocolate Shavings

Brought to you by JELL-O. Anything can go wrong during the holidays. Except these recipes. Last month I visited my parent’s house for dinner and decided to bring dessert. I looked over several great looking desserts from JELL-O, but this Cherry Poke Cake stood out.  It doesn’t require any baking at all and is made with… 

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