Pumpkin Spice M&Ms Chocolate Cookie Recipe

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My family loves to bake together.  Cook, bake, it doesn't matter.  The kids love to help in the kitchen- and I love to let them (usually).  So, when I see fun new things like Pumpkin Spice M&Ms at the store, I look at them and think, OK, how can we make something fun, quick and ...

White Chocolate Candy Corn Blondie Recipe

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I was thinking about blondies this morning, and how it's been so long since we've had them in the house.  It's cool out today, and a great day for baking- so I decided I'd do a blondie recipe that's festive for fall and fall holidays- White Chocolate Candy Corn Blondies.  These are pretty easy to ...

Quick and Easy Meal Ideas: Ghost Pizza

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This quick and easy meal idea is brought to you by our friends at General Mills. With back to school here and activities starting up, life is hectic for everyone, it seems.  Hectic for us here at the Martin household, moreso than ever before.  I've been doing a lot of meal prep and cooking dinner ...

Halloween Treat Recipes: Witch Hat Surprise Cookies

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I've been thinking lots about making some fun Halloween Treat recipes this year. My latest? Witch Hat Surprise Cookies These are pretty easy to make and you can fill them (or not) with extra candy delights! What you need: Package Oreo Ice Cream Cones Purple Funfetti Frosting (Really, you can do any color, we just thought the purple with ...

Black Bean Taco Bowls Recipe #dinnerdilemma #giveaway

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This black bean taco bowls recipe post is part of a partnership I have with Libby's and their PR firm.  Opinions are my own. One of my LEAST favorite things to do is come up with meal ideas. Give me guidance and I'll happily prepare just about anything. But leave me to figure out the ...

Halloween Treat Recipe: Candy Corn Crunch

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Here's a fun new Halloween Treat Recipe I came up with.  It's easy and quick to make, plus it's super festive (and so yummy). What you need to make Candy Corn Crunch: Plain  Popcorn (If you buy the microwave kind, you want the natural) , popped, kernels removed 2 cups pretzels, broken 1 bag Wilton Candy Melts (I used Orange) Halloween-themed ...

Milk Chocolate Caramel Popcorn Mix

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We have family movie night every Friday in our family.  It's a big deal.  It's one of our favorite parts of each week- and we pile on blankets and each other and snuggle down for family chill time.  Of course, with movies....often comes popcorn.  Given that it's fall, we've been looking to mix up the ...

Fun Kool-Aid Crafts and Recipes ($250 Prize Pack Giveaway)

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Growing up, we had Kool-Aid a lot. Well, maybe not a lot, but at parties, celebrations, we definitely did.  I remember we had these really cool Kool-Aid man mugs and I really really loved those mugs. We might have had a pitcher, too.  Whatever- they were AWESOME. Photo Credit for these beauties goes to Nothyme4Presents  (and excuse ...

Blueberry Dark Chocolate Milkshake Recipe

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This dark chocolate milkshake recipe is made possible thanks to product coupons sent to us by Stonyfield.  I wanted to try to make a healthier version of a favorite beverage using natural and organic ingredients.  This recipe is simple, refreshing and delicious and is sweet enough to satisfy anyone's sweet tooth! Instead of ice cream, ...

Despicable Me Minion Surprise Cupcakes Recipe

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Today I'm going to share with you OUR version of the ever-popular Minion cupcakes and goodies that have been floating around online since the previews for Despicable Me 2 have started to show.  I decided to do them as simple as I could- and with a surprise twist that might surprise you.  If you remember, ...