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Gourmet Holiday Snack Ideas & Festive Drinks

Gourmet Holiday Snack Ideas & Festive Drinks

The holidays are a fun time to try new recipes, make yummy snacks and mix up delicious hot beverages. We’ve partnered with SheSpeaks, Inc and the Simply Orange Juice Company to share some easy holiday ideas you can use at your next party.

Make Bite-Sized Mini Apple Pies in a Muffin Tin

Make Bite-Sized Mini Apple Pies in a Muffin Tin

Bite-sized mini apple pies are tasty, a gorgeous addition to a dessert buffet table and the perfect size for kids too! These mini apple pies are just as easy to make as a regular apple pie!

Gourmet Holiday Treats & Seasonings from PRI

Gourmet Holiday Treats & Seasonings from PRI

The holidays are fun to celebrate with fun food, delicious treats and spicy drinks and sauces. Our family often does a lot of baking around the holidays; my favorite treats are pumpkin pie, pecan pie, homemade bread sticks and spiced apple cider. The holiday are also a fun opportunity to give creative gifts to friends and family. Here are some memorable food-inspired gift ideas and holiday treats that will make an impression during the holidays.

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5 Creative Ways to Use Apples

5 Creative Ways to Use Apples

Are you ready for the holidays? I love holiday shopping and holiday baking. Easily make these apple-inspired ideas, treats and projects for fall and enter to win our Fabulous Fall Cash Giveaway!

Teach Kids Manners with a Tea Party Snacktime

Teach Kids Manners with a Tea Party Snacktime

Do your kids like tea parties? Tea parties are a great way to teach kids table etiquette in a fun setting. You can easily help your little miss or mister learn polite manners and important friendship building skills with these simple ideas.

Easy Homemade Ice Cream Without a Machine

Easy Homemade Ice Cream Without a Machine

Did you know you can make ice cream without using an ice cream maker? My kids love doing craft projects and helping cook in the kitchen, so of course they love making homemade ice cream too! We tried out an ice cream mix from the Curious Creamery that allows you to make all kinds of ice cream combinations using mix-ins you have in your kitchen!

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Easy Creative Kids Party Treats

Easy Creative Kids Party Treats

Are you planning a party? You don’t have to break the bank to host a memorable party. All you need is a few creative kids party treats and an open afternoon to whip up some fun party ideas!

Fairy & Garden Themed Birthday Party

Fairy & Garden Themed Birthday Party

A 2-year-old birthday is a big deal. We recently celebrated our little ones second birthday with cupcakes, twinkle lights, fairies. a tiny birthday cake that my daughter helped me decorate during nap time, and pretzels dipped in candy melts!

How to Make a Tiered Birthday Cake

How to Make a Tiered Birthday Cake

Creative birthday cakes are a festive way to celebrate a birthday and you don’t always have to buy an expensive cake. It’s easy to make a tiered birthday cake using 2 boxed cake mixes and some colorful frosting. I love customizing my daughter’s birthday cakes to match the theme of her kids’ birthday celebration. I’m excited to share how I made my daughter’s blue and green tiered birthday cake for her Superhero Mermaid Birthday Party.
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Superhero-Mermaid Kid’s Birthday Party

Superhero-Mermaid Kid’s Birthday Party

Kid’s birthday parties can be memorable without breaking your family’s budget. I planned a superhero mermaid birthday party for my 4-year-old daughter complete with treats, a tiered birthday cake and cute paper mermaid decorations.

Scrumptious Homemade Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

Scrumptious Homemade Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

We made these delicious cinnamon rolls with a yummy twist. It’s easy to treat your family to a scrumptious breakfast in just a few simple steps!