Dessert: Candy Corn Cake Wedges

 Candy Corn Cake Wedges Makes 12 Wedges INGREDIENTS: Cake: 1/2 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons All-Purpose Flour 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder 1/4 Teaspoon Salt 1/4 Cup Milk, At Room Temperature 2 Large Eggs, At Room Temperature 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 8 Tablespoons (1 Stick) Unsalted Butter, At Room Temperature 3/4 Cup Sugar Frosting: 3/4 Cup Vegetable Shortening 12 Tablespoons (1 1/2 Sticks) Unsalted Butter, At Room Temperature 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 6 Cups Confectioners' Sugar 6 … [Read more...]

Good Tips Tuesday Link-Up Party #133 – Healthy Recipes To Cool Off With This Summer #GTTuesday

Welcome to week #133 of Good Tips Tuesday! Today we're sharing six yummy and healthy recipes to cool off with this summer! Healthy Raspberry Frozen Yogurt from Whole Food Real Families Mango Banana Ice Cream from A Virtual Vegan Watermelon Kiwi Pops from Thrifty Jinxy Easy Berry Kale Smoothie from Couponing For 4 Sugar Free Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles from The Fit Blog Healthy Refreshing Watermelon Slushie from 4 The Love Of Family Strawberry Raspberry Pops from Simply Sherryl We … [Read more...]

3 Reasons I Love Summer #PrepForSummer

Is it just me, or is summer just a magical time? Longer days, beautiful sunsets and more - there are plenty of reasons to love summer. Today I'm sharing three of my top reasons that I love this season so much. Softball. I played softball when I was younger and absolutely loved it. Now that my Rileybug is playing softball herself, I am loving it for a different reasons. There's nothing like watching her have a great hit or field a ball and get someone out. It makes me so proud. And she loves … [Read more...]

Produce For Kids & Meijer Partnership + Peach Pie Smoothie Recipe

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Meijer and Produce for Kids.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own. Making sure that Riley is happy and healthy is on the top of my list. Being able to help out a great non-profit organization is an added bonus to buying fruits and vegetables. I'm excited to tell you more about Meijer's partnership with Produce for Kids this season. Right now Produce for Kids has a great campaign with Meijer that launched on May 29th and runs through June 26. This … [Read more...]

Cotton Candy Cake

There's nothing more summery than an outdoor fair. The games, the ambiance, and the food are all things that make me (and the little ones!) so happy. One of my total favorite things? Cotton Candy! So I came up with the idea to replicate it at home, but in a cake shape! Enter this Cotton Candy Cake that's almost too pretty to eat, almost. This is one of those cakes that packs a wow factor but truth is it's so easy to make you are going to ask yourself why you didn't make it before. … [Read more...]

Preparing For Summer

Summertime is my favorite time of the year! The sun comes out to play and there is so much to do and see. Believe it or not, there is some prepping that needs done when it comes to summer. I’ll let you in on how we prep for summer around here. #1. Get the patio furniture out- One of my favorite things to do during the summer months is sit out on the patio. I LOVE soaking in the sun and eating with my family out there. However, it does require a little TLC. You can’t get ready for summer … [Read more...]

Celebrate Easter with a Butterfinger Cup Egg Pound Cake

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EggcellentTreats #CollectiveBias Is it just me, or is this year going by quickly? I can't believe it's almost Easter time!  Easter is always a favorite time of mine because it's family time, plus lots of delicious sweets.  I like to always make something that I haven't before, and this year I will be including BUTTERFINGER® Cup Eggs 6pk and BUTTERFINGER® NestEggs into my pound … [Read more...]

Star Wars Yoda Chocolate Candies

Who doesn't love Yoda from Star Wars? Now you can make some fun Yoda Chocolate Candies that I am sure you and your family will enjoy! Star Wars Yoda Chocolate Candies   Save Print Author: Courtney Pies Ingredients Yoda Ingredients: Wilton Rolled Fondant in White Green Food Coloring Blue Food Coloring Black Food Coloring Brown Food Coloring Disney Star Wars Fruit Flavored Gummy Snacks Fondant Knife Chocolate Candy Ingredients: 1 Cup Wilton Cocoa Candy Melts 1 Wilton Stack-N-Melt … [Read more...]