Tag Archives: sweets

yogurt bar breakfast

By Emily. You all know we’ve been focusing on easy Summertime ideas to make the mornings (or afternoons, depending on when your down time is) special and not so “I’m so bored!” Raleigh is napping three times a day still (oof!) so we have lots of downtime at home and I am basically stringing these ideas together for my own sanity.So today’s idea is just a few extra steps on your regular breakfast routine, but the boys loved it! WHAT YOU’LL NEED: Their favorite yogurt, bowls of toppings, a special breakfast munching area. TOPPING IDEAS: granola, chopped fruit, honey, chia, … Read more

After School Water Fight

This post is sponsored by Mott’s® and Dollar General, all opinions are our own! May is always such an exciting month, the electricity and excitement of the school year ending is contagious and we are itching to feel that summertime warmth and relaxed schedule wash over us!  One thing we’ve been trying to do to mix up the after school routine is to have one little surprise planned each week. Something the boys come home to and are immediately whisked away or engaged in that they didn’t expect. Just to mix it up! For this week, we surprised them with a water … Read more

unicorn horn party sweets

If Spooky isn’t up your Halloween alley, this fantastical recipes might be right up your alley! This idea is by Lindsey over at the amazing Live Sweet Photography and here’s how you’ll do it!SUPPLIES: Candy sticks (I ordered mine from ohnuts.com) Candy melts in color if your choice Sprinkles Parchment paper   Start by unwrapping your candy sticks and gently break them in half Melt your candy melts Dip broken end of candy sticks into melted chocolate and lay on parchment paper Pour sprinkles on right away before chocolate hardens These make the perfect treat on your party table or package them up … Read more

oat power balls

By Emily.  This post is sponsored by The Quaker Oats Company, but all opinions are my own.  Keeping with our theme of on-the-go snacks for us moms we knew we wanted to try out the popular power ball trend. Basically a mixture of grains, seeds, nuts, fruits and something to bind it all together so you can store them in the fridge or freezer and pop some in your mouth in a rush.I am still making my chocolate peanut butter protein shake every single morning and now that its been a full year, I can safely say peanut butter and chocolate are just … Read more