Denise’s Cinnamon Pecans

Denise's Cinnamon Pecans

We have a pecan tree in the back yard that is producing like crazy this year, unfortunately the squirrels are enjoying more of them than we are but it still put me in the mood to make some pecan yummies even though I actually had a to buy a bag of nuts at the store. There are only a few ingredients needed for this super simple recipe and the kids really enjoyed helping … [Read more...]

Denise’s Easy Ziploc Bag Ice Cream Recipe

Easy Ziploc Bag Ice Cream

My kids have been seeing television commercials for an ice cream maker that shows kids making their own ice cream in 15 minutes and it does look fun (and tasty!) but they're $10 each and of course I'd have to get one for each of the five kids. Instead we figured out how to make our own ice cream using zip style plastic bags that we already have in the house. All you need … [Read more...]

Denise’s Simple Fudgsicle Recipe

Fudgsicle Recipe

Now that the weather has finally been warming up the kids are already asking for frozen treats so I whipped up a batch of fudgsicles for them. They are super easy to make, only take a few ingredients, and they even taste much better than the store bought variety in my opinion. Let me know what you think! I'd also love to hear about any frozen treats that you make for your kids, … [Read more...]

Denise’s Easy Cashew Bark

Denise's Easy Cashew Bark

This cold winter weather is the perfect excuse to stay indoors and make lots of yummy desserts like this super simple cashew bark! We like to make lots of this yummy stuff during the holidays and give it away as gifts. I bought some Christmas themed coffee mugs that I plan to fill with cashew bark and wrap with pretty cellophane for the kids to give as teacher … [Read more...]

Denise’s Lemonade Pie

Denise's Lemonade Pie

We have several backyard barbecues planned during June to celebrate Father's Day, my dad's birthday and some visiting relatives from out of town so I'm looking forward to making several of these super simple Lemonade Pies!  Everyone enjoys these ice cream pies and you can even switch it up by using orange juice concentrate, frozen strawberries or pink lemonade … [Read more...]