Best Chicken Recipes

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You could say that chicken is one of the mainstays of my family and I love trying new chicken recipes. Every single one of us love chicken but no more than my youngest who could literally eat chicken for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hard part is finding new chicken recipes that my family wants to eat. We have a few of our standard recipes that we go to at least once a week but I want new recipes. I {Read More}

Febreze Fall Scents & Rolo Snickerdoodle Recipe #FebrezeFall

Rolo Snickerdoodle

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Febreze. When I think of fall, I think of a few scents in particular. I think of vanilla and cinnamon. Not only do these scents remind me of fall but they also make me think of baking cookies which is also something that we do in the fall. We use Febreze in our home and I regularly change the Febreze scents I choose as the seasons change. We received this fabulous scentspiration box recently {Read More}

OREO Spider Cupcakes

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OREO IN THE MIDDLE SPIDER CUPCAKES yield 24 cupcakes INGREDIENTS CUPCAKES: 1 box Chocolate Cake Mix 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil 3 Eggs 24 Oreo Cookies INGREDIENTS ICING: 1 cup softened Butter 2 tbsp Milk 4 cup Powdered Sugar INGREDIENTS SPIDERS: 24 Oreo Cookies 24 Rips Whips Candy Strings 48 colored M&M’s 1/2 cup Black Candy Melting Chips DIRECTIONS Bake cupcakes according to box directions except when filling cupcake liners fill halfway with batter place cookie in liner and finish filling. {Read More}

Halloween Treats: Witches Brooms

Witches Brooms

If you have a Halloween event coming up or if you just want to make a fun snack for the kids, these Witches Brooms are just adorable! They are easy to make and even something that kids can make. WITCHES BROOMS INGREDIENTS 20 Reese’s Miniatures 20 Pretzel Sticks 1/4 cup Fall-colored Candy Melting Chips (Red, Orange or Green) DIRECTIONS Line a baking sheet with parchment paper Melt fall colored candy by heating in microwave for 45 seconds, stirring and repeating {Read More}

Halloween Party Foods for Kids

Witches Brooms

If you are hosting a spooky fun Halloween bash for your kids, it is important to have the right food.  Kids are picky and will most enjoy something that is simple and fun.  These are sure to please all of your young guests and keep them full too. COFFIN SANDWICHES This is very easy and you can make any type of Coffin sandwiches that you want.  Just cut the sandwiches into the shape of a coffin and serve.  The best {Read More}

Mocha Chocolate Cupcakes with Caramel Toffee Icing

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Cupcakes are one of my favorite things to make. There are so many options and they are so fun for kid’s parties. We made these for our Disney Junior Party and to celebrate Halloween. Everyone loved them! MOCHA CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES WITH CARAMEL TOFFEE ICING CUPCAKE INGREDIENTS 2 cups granulated sugar 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup Hershey’s dark cocoa 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 1 cup whole milk {Read More}

Fab Fall Treat: RICE KRISPIES Scarecrow Pops

Rice Krispies Treats Scarecrow Pops

This recipe for Rice Krispie treats will yield 6 large pops from a 9 x 13 pan. You can adjust the size depending on how many you need. (Will make 12 regular sized squares). The recipe for the bars comes off a box of Rice Krispies cereal. The scarecrow pop was inspired by Pinterest. RICE KRISPIES SCARECROW POPS RICE KRISPIES INGREDIENTS ¼ cup butter or margarine (I use butter) 1 ten oz bag regular-sized marshmallows ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract {Read More}

Spicy Tuna Roll Sushi Salad with Success® Brown Rice #SuccessRice @SuccessRice AD

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Overwhelmed with the idea of coming up with quick and easy recipes ideas that aren’t bland? I face the same challenges. I am also challenged with picky eaters and I sometimes feel like a short order cook. In an effort to expand all of our palates, we are trying more fish. We cook Success® Rice 2-3 times per week so when a new recipe has rice, my kids are always interested in trying it. ABOUT SUCCESS® RICE Success® Rice is {Read More}

Owl Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing

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PERFECT OWL SUGAR COOKIES INGREDIENTS 1 cup softened, unsalted butter 1 cup granulated sugar 3 ½ cups all purpose flour ½ tsp baking powder DIRECTIONS In the bowl of stand mixer, cream together butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla, and lemon In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Gradually add the dry ingredients to butter mixture until completely mixed. Form dough into 2 balls, wrap in plastic wrap and flatten into a 2” thick disc. Preheat oven {Read More}

“Marvel”ous M&M Blondie #heroeseatmms

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Blondie’s are pretty much my husband’s most favorite dessert EVER. He has loved Blondie’s as long as I have known him and I suspect for much longer than that. “MARVEL”OUS M&M BLONDIE INGREDIENTS 1/2 pound unsalted butter, room temperature 1 cup light brown sugar, lightly packed 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2 eggs, room temperature 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 1/2 cups chopped nuts 3/4 pound semisweet {Read More}

Lemon Pie Dip

Lemon Pie Dip

No cook recipes for dessert are great for guests and impatient kiddos when you can just grab something from the fridge to serve up in minutes. And they are even better when dessert looks and tastes like it took you hours to prepare, when you really whipped it up in minutes. Lemon pie dip takes just ten minutes to prepare, with only two basic ingredients that you might already have in the kitchen. Take the time to empty out the {Read More}

Peach Simple Syrup Recipe

Peach Simple Syrup

I love simple syrup. You can use it for so many different ways. You can also make almost any kind of flavor that you want with it. One of the things that we love here in the south is our sweet tea. This simple syrup recipe goes great with freshly brewed iced tea and even better when you can pick your own peaches. PEACH SIMPLE SYRUP INGREDIENTS 1 large, fresh Georgia peach 1 cup white sugar 1 cup water DIRECTIONS {Read More}