Tropical Fruit Shortcake

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Oh my! Do I have a treat for you guys today! This Tropical Fruit Shortcake will make your taste buds sing. Homemade flaky and light shortcakes that are made with coconut oil to give them a sweet and exotic flavor. A tropical fresh fruit topping that is beautiful and delicious. All topped off with whipped cream. What’s not to love? Let’s start with the shortcake. In a bowl, combine 2 cups [Read More...]

Ultimate Peanut Butter Scotcharoo Recipe

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Next up for Funner in the Summer-  Kim from Today’s Creative Blog.   I met Kim years ago and love her to pieces.  She’s made lots of bloggers dreams come true with the “best day of their life” being featured on TCB! She has awesome ideas for all kinds of creative things, recipes, family ideas and more.  I admire her as a wife, mom and business woman too. Make sure to [Read More...]

Strawberry Dump Cake

Strawberry Dump Cake -super easy cake recipe. The perfect starter recipe for kids!

I recently shared a kids recipe book and my love for cooking with my kids.  Did you download and get cooking with yours?  Today’s Strawberry Dump Cake is super duper easy.  You can make it or you can get your kids (grandkids, nieces/nephews, etc) involved.  My 8 yr old pretty much did it on his own with just my supervision. You only need a few ingredients to make this.  Before [Read More...]

No-Bake Cheesecake Bars with Fresh Blueberry Sauce

No-Bake Cheesecake Bars with Fresh Blueberry Sauce

I’m so excited that blueberries are in season! Blueberries are so versatile…bake them in muffins, throw them on salads or eat them plain! Today I’m sharing a blueberry sauce to be topped on a creamy, no-bake cheesecake. You guys, this cheesecake is extreme! Thick graham cracker crust, a big pile of cheesecake and topped with a sweet blueberry sauce. It’s a cheesecake-lovers dream! Let’s start with the classic graham cracker [Read More...]

Banana Muffins with Crumb Topping

Banana Muffins with a crumb topping - easy to make but so good!

I guess I’ll never learn. Our family isn’t eating bananas quick enough. Sometimes they eat them like crazy and then other times they won’t eat a single banana. Right now we’re on the non eating round. So I had 4 squishy bananas waiting to be used in some kind of recipe. I love love love banana bread but wanted to make some banana muffins this time around. These muffins are [Read More...]

5 Tips to Make Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies Every Time!

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I found the best cookie recipe ever years and years ago. I bribe people with plates of chocolate chip cookies as often as I can.  Over the years I have realized that there are few things that make these cookies the best.  Use the recipe below and the following five tips and you cannot go wrong.  I promise.  Pinky promise.  They are super simple but worth it.  Ready?  Here you [Read More...]

the Ultimate S’mores Recipes

the Ultimate Must Try S'mores Recipes - a list of the best all time s'mores

I have seen more and more recipes for s’mores pop up lately. Because really what says “It’s summer time!” more than ooey gooey marshmallows, chocolate and graham crackers?  Not much.  I thought it was time to gather a list of the ultimate recipes to try. Why not? Here are some of the very best I could find: Caramel Corn from Your Homebased Mom Ritz Cracker S’mores from Something Swanky Pudding [Read More...]

Chocolate Caramel Ice Cream in a Bag

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A couple of weeks ago I showed you how to make Root Beer Float Pops and how to add flavor to any soda. This time I enlisted my youngest’s help to make ice cream in a bag. But not just any ice cream in a bag. This kind has flavor. Chocolate Caramel to be exact. All you need is a few ingredients and five minutes. Don’t believe me? Try it [Read More...]

Strawberry Cheesecake Pudding Pops

Strawberry Cheesecake Pudding Pops- the perfect summer treat!

Next up for Funner in the Summer-   Melissa from No. 2 Pencil is here with the yummiest looking recipe!  I got to meet Melissa at SNAP this spring and hope to get to see her again soon.  Make sure to head over to No. 2 Pencil for delicious recipes, fun crafts and gorgeous photography.  I’m really excited to be a part of Mique’s Funner in the Summer series and today I’m sharing something [Read More...]

S’mores Popsicles

S'mores Popsicles

Summertime is here and that means camping, late nights, no school, ice cream, time at the pool, picnics, and road trips. I love Summer time treats. There are two treats that are iconic of Summer. Those treats would be s’mores and popsicles. In celebration of Summer I thought it would be a practically perfect idea to morph these two delightful Summer treats and create some ever so yummy S’mores Popsicles. [Read More...]