Category: Treats & Drinks

How to Make Freeze Dried Raspberry Macarons

How to Make Freeze Dried Raspberry Macarons

Have you ever dreamed of making your own flavored macarons? Once you learn how to make the basic macaron recipe, you can add all sorts of creative ingredients to make impressively creative treats!

The Best Sugar Cookie Icing & Decorating Tips

The Best Sugar Cookie Icing & Decorating Tips

Easily create colorful sugar cookies in shape or color! Sugar cookie icing is easy to make with a few ingredients. Learn a super efficient method for creating cookie icing designs, without using hard-to-clean pastry bags.

Easy Homemade Soft Pretzels Kids Can Help Make

Easy Homemade Soft Pretzels Kids Can Help Make

What do you enjoy doing on cold winter days? I love staying home, doing a craft with the kids, or baking something yummy. This week we made homemade soft pretzels! My kids had fun trying to make their own pretzel shapes and playing with the dough. After all, pretzel dough is kinda like edible play dough that you bake at 450 degrees to make a delicious snack!

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Katie is a writer and influencer based in beautiful Coeur d’Alane, Idaho. She enjoys DIY projects, photography, decorating and going on family adventures. She feels blessed to be a wife, stay-at-home mom to three kids and Pacific Northwest lifestyle blogger.

Endive Blue Cheese Pomegranate Bites

Endive Blue Cheese Pomegranate Bites

These Endive Blue Cheese Pomegranate Bites are a flavorful combination of savory, sweet and salty in one delightful package. They’re the perfect holiday appetizer because they look super fancy and the pomegranate provides a pop of color.

7 Holiday Treat Ideas & Christmas Sweets

7 Holiday Treat Ideas & Christmas Sweets

When the holidays roll around, it doesn’t take long for me to start thinking about what sort of delicious goodies am I going to make this year. Here are 7 sweet Christmas Craves you and your family will love.

How to Make a Princess Doll Birthday Cake

How to Make a Princess Doll Birthday Cake

Birthdays can easily be exciting and memorable for kids, especially when you plan a celebration using a little creativity. I love finding ways to make birthdays special without spending a ton of money. One year I made my daughter a doll princess cake complete with her favorite ballerina Barbie displayed inside the cake. I’ve seen some amazing princess cake designs from bakers with true artistic skill. I tried to take a different approach; we created a simple princess doll birthday cake that pretty much anyone could make using a few basic kitchen tools. See our how-to video below!

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Katie is a writer and influencer based in beautiful Coeur d’Alane, Idaho. She enjoys DIY projects, photography, decorating and going on family adventures. She feels blessed to be a wife, stay-at-home mom to three kids and Pacific Northwest lifestyle blogger.

Easy Homemade Italian Sodas for Any Party

Easy Homemade Italian Sodas for Any Party

Good food, tasty drinks and great company are three must-haves for any party. A DIY Italian Soda station is always a hit for adults and kids alike! Easily make these tasty drinks and customize your beverage with your favorite flavored syrup.

Awesomely Easy Candy Corn Treat Cups

Awesomely Easy Candy Corn Treat Cups

Make these easy DIY Candy Corn treat cups with a few pieces of colored card stock and a glue stick! Treat cups are great for kids’ parties, your next Halloween bash, a Thanksgiving fall festival or just for fun!

Preserve Precious Memories + Make Pumpkin Spice Cookies!

Preserve Precious Memories + Make Pumpkin Spice Cookies!

There is a hint of fall in the air around here! The thought of coming holidays, cool weather and baking with spices has me feeling happy and nostalgic at the same time. This past weekend the kids and I made our family’s favorite pumpkin spice cookie recipe. We also received the results of a special little project we started a few weeks ago. I’m excited to share both with you!

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Karen and her husband of 7 years have one active but very sweet toddler boy and a happy baby girl. She loves being mommy, spending quality time with friends and family, traveling and trying new things.

Easy DIY Dried Fruit

Easy DIY Dried Fruit

Fruit is a go-to snack for our family. Recently we tried to dry some of our own fruit with pretty good results! We made dried strawberry slices and homemade banana chips. You can easily make dried fruit too!

How to Make a Shaped Fruit Platter for Any Party

How to Make a Shaped Fruit Platter for Any Party

These creative fruit platter shapes are easy to create and fun to eat. Berries, pineapple, grapes and mango can add beautiful color to any party table; a welcome break from the usual sweet treats.

Colorful Homemade Jello Cookies

Colorful Homemade Jello Cookies

If you can make sugar cookies than you can make Jello cookies! These colorful and flavored cookies can be customized with any color and cut into fun shapes. We made both traditional round cookies and magical unicorn cookies! My kids had a blast helping and of course, eating our creative snacks!
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Katie is a writer and influencer based in beautiful Coeur d’Alane, Idaho. She enjoys DIY projects, photography, decorating and going on family adventures. She feels blessed to be a wife, stay-at-home mom to three kids and Pacific Northwest lifestyle blogger.

Gorgeous Easter Buffet Snack Ideas

Gorgeous Easter Buffet Snack Ideas

The coming of spring brings warmer weather, new growth, colorful flowers and the celebration of Easter. Here are some pretty snack ideas for your Easter celebrations or spring parties!

Yummy Treats With Strawberries

Yummy Treats With Strawberries

Strawberries are a delicious treat you can often find in some form year round. Here are a few tasty snacks and ideas you can make to show off your love for strawberries.

Cozy Christmas Morning Breakfast Casserole & Stocking Stuffers

Cozy Christmas Morning Breakfast Casserole & Stocking Stuffers

I love making our Christmas morning breakfast extra special but I also do not want to be stressed about getting up early or being preoccupied cooking when I could be cuddling my little elves and reading the story of our Saviors’ birth before opening gifts. My mom’s Christmas breakfast casserole is PERFECT for mornings like this. Add some bell peppers or green onions for a pop of flavor and festive color! (more…)

Karen and her husband of 7 years have one active but very sweet toddler boy and a happy baby girl. She loves being mommy, spending quality time with friends and family, traveling and trying new things.