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Celebrate Spring with Dirt Pudding

Do you know what Sunday is? Besides my birthday (and my husband’s) it’s the first day of Spring! Hooray! Time to let the kids outside to play during the day without bundling up in 20 layers. Reading our family reading out on the porch. Letting Quinn run and play in the backyard where she loves […]

Is your oven Easter ready? #EOSpringCleaning

I can’t believe that Easter is this weekend. Where did this year go?! Pretty soon it’ll be summer break, then vacation, back to school, and before we know it there will be snow on the ground again. Oh wait, that was 2 days ago. Happy Spring here in Chicago! Are you ready for Easter? I […]

McCormick Spring Time Spiced Sugar Cookies #Recipe

Recently McCormick sent me some spices to inspire me to make a recipe. I unfortunately didn’t have the time to come up with one of my own, so I chose to make their Spiced Springtime Sugar Cookies with colored sugar instead of the colorful cookie glaze. I was in a hurry and didn’t have time to roll, […]

Wordless Wednesday: Happy Spring!

Ladybug Appetizers Recipe

Last weekend we had our son’s Blue and Gold ceremony for Cub Scouts. We were asked to bring an appetizer to share. I saw these on Pinterest and knew I wanted to give them a try. They’re pretty time consuming, but I thought they turned out pretty cute. They went over really well at the […]

Ladybug Peanut Butter Balls

Recipe adapted from Family Fun Magazine. Ingredients: 1/2 c creamy peanut butter 3 T softened butter 1 c powdered’ sugar Junior Mints 1 cup red candy chips (I used Wilton Candy Melts) 1/2 c black candy chips (I used Wilton Candy Melts) or black decorator gel Directions: Mix the peanut butter, butter, and powdered sugar […]

Top 3 Thursday- Favorites about Spring

3. The kids can leave the house!! No more house arrest! No more snow! 2. The weather! I love the spring. (Fall is my favorite season, but Spring is a close #2) I love shedding all the layers. Putting away the winter clothes and boots. Enjoying spring evening walks. 1. It’s my husband’s and My […]