Bake Sale Rice Krispies Treats

Bake Sale Rice Krispies Treats

Thick and spongy rice krispies treats, made even better by stirring in extra mini marshmallows! Cut into large squares to serve or package for your next bake sale. These will go fast! I recently helped out with a bake sale with the teenage girls at church to raise money for summer camp. We received so many generous donations from our congregation, and our fundraiser was a huge success! One of … [Read more...]

A Grown Up Ice Cream Sundae Bar

Chocolate Almond Shell Topping

 #DiscoverBrookside #CollectiveBias Fresh fruit, white chocolate chips, chocolate covered blueberries, and a rich almond chocolate ice cream shell sauce are just a few of the toppings that set this ice cream sundae bar a notch above the rest! This isn't your basic sprinkles with a cherry on top ice cream sundae! I'm not into traditional ice cream sundaes, but one with a variety of whole fruits … [Read more...]

Party: County Fair Inspired 4th of July BBQ

County Fair Inspired 4th of July BBQ

#TwizzlersSummer #CollectiveBias Celebrate the 4th of July with a County Fair Inspired BBQ complete with all American hot dogs, Twizzlers Twists flag cookies, Red, White, & Blue fruit cups, and Americana decor. One of my favorite Disney classic movies is "So Dear To My Heart". It is about a little boy who bottle fed a black lamb after its mother rejected it. He knew his lamb was worth as … [Read more...]

Recipe: Summer Blackberry Pie

Summer Black Berry Pie Recipe

A delicious and flaky summer pie made with sun ripened blackberries that we picked last week. You can substitute any berry in this recipe and adjust the sugar accordingly. What berry would you use? Last week the kids and I went to the Johnson Fruit Farm in Gridley, CA and picked berries. Lots and lots of berries! We ended up arriving later than planned because we made a few stops beforehand … [Read more...]

[Ad] Summer Comfort Food for a Crowd

4th of july dinner ideas

#SummerYum #CollectiveBias A delicious spread of comfort foods, perfect for summer! Fresh cut watermelon, crispy fried chicken, and homestyle macaroni and cheese! I'm a sucker for comfort food in the winter. Warm soups, fresh bread, and roast with mashed potatoes. Summer usually seems like the time to eat salads and foods that won't heat up the kitchen, but there are some comfort foods that I … [Read more...]