This past month, we celebrated my daughter Emden’s first birthday with a watermelon theme. What’s a party without cookies? I couldn’t resist making these cute little watermelon sugar cookies.
Ingredients: sugar cookies with green food coloring pink icing mini chocolate chips Game Plan:
1. Make some sugar cookie dough and add in some green [...]
I was so excited to make these for Emden’s watermelon birthday party, but time got away from me so my mom and Jeff ended up making them for me while I attended to other party stuff! Look at what a great job they did! These were the first treats to go at [...]
I picked this tip up from my mom recently, to save her hands from becoming a sticky mess, she uses a piece of wax paper sprayed with Pam to press down rice krispie treats instead of putting butter on her hands. Genius! Thanks mom!
DIY. SAVE MONEY.
I decided to go with the whole watermelon theme for Emden’s first birthday. Not sure why, especially since her dad detests watermelon, but nonetheless, I went with it. I think I liked the whole pink and green combination and well, watermelons are cute to say the least! I couldn’t wait to [...]
If you’re like me and try to save money by making your kids’ birthday cakes or maybe you’ve been thinking about trying, here’s a quick tip for you today: practice your piping on a paper plate BEFORE you pipe on the cake! It’s nice to make your mistakes on something that [...]
I came across this recipe on the back of a cake box when living in the dorms at Columbia College with Karissa Scott. I’m not sure why we were making a cake, but I remember making it with her. Perhaps we needed a study break!
Anyway, we’ve kept it around because my husband is [...]
My husband grew up making homemade butter in a jar around Thanksgiving time, much like you would churn butter. I had never heard of such a thing and was very intrigued so I decided to try it out with the ladies in my MOM’s group at church.
It was so easy to do and [...]
SAVE MONEY. SAVE TIME.
If you never have time in the morning to make breakfast, try making these breakfast burritos on the weekend or day of the week when you have some time and then freeze them so you can grab them on those rushed mornings and eat them on your way to work [...]
The couple weeks before Christmas I always looked forward to Donna’s coffee cake arriving in our home. It was always so moist and scrumptious that I would have a hard time stopping myself from eating the whole loaf in one day. This was when I was still in school so [...]
I did not discover these little bites of creamy goodness until a few years ago. Apparently, these did not reach northeast Missouri because I had never seen or heard about them before.
A friend from Iowa is the one who introduced me to them and thought I was crazy for not ever having them [...]