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St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes (Rainbows & Shamrocks!)

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St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

The kids and I made these St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes this year – and they turned out so cute I had to share!  The best part about these shamrock & rainbow St. patrick’s Day cupcakes was how easy they were to put together – I was able to let the kids totally take over this decorating job.

 

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Make a St. Patrick’s Day Cake (+ Foods you can turn GREEN)

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St. Patrick’s Day Cake

Looking for a fun way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year?  Start a new family tradition with a St. Patrick’s Day Cake!   While this is definitely NOT a Pinterest-Perfect cake, it’s one that’s very kid-helper friendly.  :)   The kids can help you with this one from start to finish!

Add gummy worms for the tradition of him “driving the snakes out of Ireland” and you’re all set!

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Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe with Crescent Rolls!

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I’ve posted my favorite King Cake Recipe before – but I actually remembered to take pictures when I made it again for Mardi Gras this week ;)  This King Cake recipe is different than the traditional version in that you don’t make a yeasty bread from scratch – but instead use of a can of crescent rolls for the crust.

With a delicious cream cheese, cinnamon, brown sugar and nut filling – it resembles a decadent coffee cake and would be wonderful with a strong cup of coffee!  And don’t forget to hide the baby inside….

Here’s how to make this easy Mardi Gras King Cake recipe.

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Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe & Fun Facts!

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Mardis Gras King Cake Recipe

Next Tuesday is Mardi Gras – meaning “Fat Tuesday” in French – and it’s the last hurrah before the Season of Lent begins (on Ash Wednesday)! If you’ve ever wanted to find an easy and yummy Mardis Gras King Cake recipe – we’ve got a great one for you :)

For many, Ash Wednesday signals the start of a season that includes fasting, moderation, spiritual discipline and repentance in preparation for Easter.  However, Mardis Gras is all about merrymaking and getting rid of all that yummy food in the house… by eating it!

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Easy Race Car Cake

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Easy Race Car Cake

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25 Days of Christmas Fun: Delicious Christmas Mice Recipe

We thought it would be fun to start doing a post each night about a fun Christmas craft, recipe, family tradition and all things holly jolly.

Crunchy Christmas Mice by our friend Carrie W!

Ahhhh…Christmas! I love this time of year! I love the lights, I love the decorations and most of all I love all of the fantastic crafts that tend to pop up all around us. In my family, I’ll be the first to admit, we have a few strange traditions that aren’t for the faint of heart.

One of these traditions is our Crunchy Christmas Mice! [Read more...]

Christmas Crack Cookie Bites – BEST Cookies EVER!

Disclosure: I wrote this post will participating in a campaign as a Good Cook Kitchen Expert, on behalf of Good Cook and received Good Cook kitchen products to facilitate a review. All views and and opinions regard to the products or company itself are my own and were not influenced, nor reviewed by the company prior to posting.

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Christmas Crack

There are several different versions of this recipe, however I’ve done a little tweaking and have come up with what my family thinks is the perfect “Christmas Crack” recipe. I can’t believe how simple this recipe is, even if you aren’t an experienced cook you can still whip up a batch that your family and friends will love.  I’ve included a little pictorial step-by-step below along with the full recipe at the bottom of the post. [Read more...]

Chocolate Mint Popcorn Balls

Disclosure: I wrote this post will participating in a campaign as a Good Cook Kitchen Expert, on behalf of Good Cook and received Good Cook kitchen products to facilitate a review. All views and and opinions regard to the products or company itself are my own and were not influenced, nor reviewed by the company prior to posting.

Chocolate Mint Popcorn Balls on time2saveworkshops.com

I haven’t made popcorn balls in years. When I was given the opportunity to try out a cool new popcorn baller from Good Cook, I immediately said yes as I knew my kids would enjoy helping me. Also, I have learned that I can incorporate lessons on fractions and measurements when we cook together.

These were so easy to make. I started with homemade microwave popcorn, then found an easy 4 ingredient recipe for the yummy sweet “sticky” part of the recipe.

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