Patriotic Red White & Blue Cake Mix Cookies

Patriotic Cake Mix Cookies- This Mama Loves

Patriotic Red White & Blue Cake Mix Cookies These patriotic cookies are so simple but so festive! A simple cake mix and some food coloring and you can get your festive on - without a lot of time or effort   These cake mix cookies are a great recipe for the kids to help out in ...

2 Ingredient Peanut Butter Ice Cream

2 ingredient peanut butter ice cream recipe- This Mama Loves

2 Ingredient Peanut Butter Ice Cream It's summer vacation and the kids want ice cream all of the time.  MOM! Can we have something cold to eat!?  I don't mind them having cold snacks but I do NOT want them eating ice cream every single day of the week, either. Healthier options are always a good thing ...

Patriotic Pudding Pops

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Patriotic Pudding Pops I saw patriotic red, white and blue M&Ms at Target a few weeks ago. I saw other things, but these got me giddy. (The red, white and blue Skittles were also a fun find!). I *am* seeing these available on Amazon and other online retailers but the price is significantly higher than what ...

Double Chocolate Mocha Brownies

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This double chocolate mocha brownies recipe is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Folgers. All opinions are 100% mine. I truly believe there is no such thing as too much coffee and you will not convince me otherwise.  If I am not sipping it hot in the morning, then it goes into my ...

Shopkins Party Idea: Shopkins Popsicles

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Shopkins Popsicles Recipe: Shopkins Party Idea If you have a little girl (and maybe boy), chances are that you have either heard of Shopkins or have approximately eleventy billion little Shopkins figures around your house...your car, your bags, your kitchen, bedrooms, living rooms and backpacks.  They seem to multiply.  Regardless of how many you have in ...

Simple Strawberry Sorbet Recipe

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Simple Strawberry Sorbet Recipe My son cannot have dairy products. This was only discovered and diagnosed as some big long fancy name that basically means his body doesn't make the enzymes (or makes miniscule amounts of it) to digest lactose. If he has it, he's in a whole lot of severe pain and miserable for days. ...

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownie Bars

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One of the decisions that has to be made when my family wants to bake something is usually ... do we make chocolate chip cookies or some brownies? It's a tough one. Don't even bring nuts into the mix. That's just too hard to decide. Too much love or hate for the nuts in the ...

Layered Banana Pudding In A Jar

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My favorite time of the year is spring. I love hearing the birds chirp and seeing the trees and the flowers in bloom. It almost seems as if there is another level of clarity and brightness to everything around you. When the weather gets warm, my husband loves to dust off the grill and get ...

Homemade Baby Cereal Bars with Fruit #CookingwithGerber

Homemade Baby Cereal Bars with Fruit

We bought a lot, I mean A LOT of baby cereal when the boys were babies.  We anticipated they would eat a lot of it and they did but it wasn't always as "cereal".  We used it in lots of recipes.  One of their favorites, actually this was a favorite of their big brother and ...

Oatmeal Crème Pie Kabobs

Oatmeal Creme Pie Kabobs- This Mama Loves

When I was growing up, my mom let us pick a special treat at the store to bring in our school lunches around our birthday week. My favorite was always Little Debbie® Oatmeal Crème Pies. I don't know that there was a specific reason for it, but that was what I chose every single year, and ...