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Birthday Parties are so much fun and to capture the memories, we always try to take a lot of pictures! I had my hands full this year though with nine little girls running around! In hindsight, I should have asked a friend to come to the party to take pictures, but I thought my husband could […] continue reading...

I made these cute mermaid cookies for my daughter's birthday party along with rainbow cookies and all the little girls loved them! To make them, you just need your favorite sugar cookie recipe (I use this one) and royal icing. You can find my tutorial on how to make royal icing HERE. I used the […] continue reading...

My brother in law came for a visit from Switzerland and brought over many different swiss chocolates for the kids. They were all so delicious and different from the chocolate that we usually find here. These ladybug chocolates really caught my eye and of course the children loved them, so I just had to take […] continue reading...

// Something I have become very accustomed to is baking sugar cookies from scratch. I used to find any excuse to make them, whether it was a birthday party, a holiday or just because someone asked me to. I got to make these for my daughter's Rainbow Mermaid themed birthday party along with other cookies […] continue reading...

// // Decorating cookies with icing is always a lot of fun, and for me, giving them away is even more fun! I was making up a batch of royal icing to decorate rainbow themed cookies so I thought I would snap a few pictures and share how to make the icing.           […] continue reading...

During the hot summer days, there is nothing better than relaxing with friends and enjoying some sort of sweetened tea on ice. I normally love a lot of ice, and by a lot I mean, I fill my glass to the very top with ice before pouring the iced tea into it. Nice and cold........practically […] continue reading...

My little girls seem to just love rainbows these days and when my soon to be 5 year old asked to have a rainbow mermaid themed birthday party, I jumped at the chance to make rainbow cupcakes! I also made rainbow cookies and mermaid cookies too! The birthday party guests loved these cupcakes and a […] continue reading...

I don't know how many calories are in a funnel cake, but they sure taste amazing. I love the crunchiness of the fried batter, the cold creaminess of the vanilla ice cream and the fruity flavor of the strawberry sauce all in one bite. I used to eat a funnel cake each time we went […] continue reading...

One night, while enjoying a box of fresh and amazing doughnuts, the topic of on how to actually spell donut came up. Which is the correct spelling, donut or doughnut? Apparently, it would be correct to spell it either way. Although I am impartial to how it is spelled, I am curious to know where the best doughnuts are from.  I […] continue reading...

Greek salad is one of my favorite salads, so when I felt like eating pasta salad, I decided to make it a Greek pasta salad! It is so easy to make and will keep for a few days in the fridge. It's also great for parties or the perfect accompaniment for simple meal. To make the Greek pasta […] continue reading...