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Easter Sweet Treats

Easter is in just a few days, and we want you to be ready. This fun dessert will wow at your Easter gathering. It is sweet, simple, and so much fun it will make everyone smile.

Thank you to Kristyn at LilLuna for this incredibly simple and fun recipe. She knows what its like to be super busy with kids running around and a holiday to get ready for, after all, she has 5 kids. So if she can get this sweet and simple dessert ready by Easter I figure I can too. So I am packing both kids in the car and headed out to gather the last minute things I need to make this dessert happen. If you’re like me you maybe be just a little behind when it comes to having things ready for Sunday. The Easter Basket items are all set, but I have put off shopping for food. Now it is time to get ready.

The great thing about this recipe is it is not complicated at all. You do not need to be a pastry chef, a great baker, or even watch those cooking and baking shows on television. With just a little bit of work and following the instructions you too can end up with a delicious yet adorable dessert that will impress everyone.

Just head on over to LilLuna for the full recipe and tutorial complete with photos. Make sure you set aside enough time to do this the morning of Easter or the night before, it will not keep well in the fridge for more than a day or two and still look good for dessert. Thank you Kristyn for such a fun and simple dessert idea. Now this momma can go finish her shopping and be ready for Easter.

Christmas Goodies!

The Holidays are one of those times that we enjoy everything and try not to worry about what that means. Especially when it comes to cookies and sweets. Family and friends get together more during the holidays than any other time of the year, and they often bring sweets. So if you and your family are getting together this year for a fun family gathering and its your turn to bring something yummy, then we have a recipe for you that is simple and sweet, and really good to eat.

This amazing and simple (did we mention simple? It is that time of year where we are all busy so simple is the magic word!) recipe is from Small Town Woman, a cooking and entertaining blog written and coordinated by Beth Pierce. She knows how to pull together a party and she knows just what sweets you should share this holiday season. This delectable dessert not only looks delicious, it is delicious, and its festive without being too much work. So head on over to Small Town Woman for the full details on this incredibly sweet and simple treat. While you are there check out some fun and fast ideas to improve your entertaining this holiday season and all year long.

Christmas goodies

Peppermint Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

What You Will Need:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon mint extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 28 unwrapped peppermint kisses

Now head on over to Small Town Woman for the full tutorial including amazing easy to follow pictures.

Sweet Treats: Coconut Fudgsicles

If you are like us, and most of the world, you might just have a dairy allergy or intolerance in your family. When little ones have an allergy it can be difficult, especially something like dairy that can be pretty common in everyday foods, especially in the summer when ice-cream is abundant! We try to keep only dairy free cold treats at home, but it can be difficult to find them in some stores, and the selection isn’t always great. That is why we love to find great recipes to try at home that give our little ones some fun cool summer treats without the fear of an allergic reaction.

This incredible recipe comes from the Creekside Cook. The Creekside Cook is none other than Donalyn, a wife, mom, and grandma that loves to cook, grow her own ingredients, and share her wealth and knowledge of good food with others. Her incredible dairy free recipe is a life saver of moms with kids who have a dairy allergy. Check out her blog for all of her incredible recipes.

Donalyn’s incredible Coconut milk fudge popsicles are going to be a go-to treat in our house all summer long. We hope it is at your home too. Check out the recipe and tutorial now at her website.

Coconut fudgsicles

What You Will Need:

  • 1 13 ounce can organic coconut milk
  • 1 cup dark baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons honey [or 4 tablespoons maple syrup]
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla
  • 1 pinch of kosher salt