Monster Cookie Dough Bites

Monster Cookie Dough Bites

Monster Cookie Dough Bites Cookie dough that is made to be eaten!  Adapted from my classic monster cookie recipe, these cookie dough bites are egg-free and is made to be eaten right out of the bowl, or rolled into balls for the perfect cookie dough snack.  No sneaking necessary! This has been a very busy week!  On top of all of our regular family activities, I've been baking up a storm for a fundraising event for my son's school.  I've been making my Fall Favorite Pumpkin Bread, Funfetti Sugar Cookie Bars, and a big pan of my Monster Cookie Bars.  I've made this recipe many times, and is a simple bar version of my Monster Cookie recipe.  These delicious bars are loaded with chocolate chips, M&M candies, peanut butter chips, and lots of peanut butter and oatmeal.  Suffice it to Continue Reading...

Frosted Apple Cinnamon Snack Cake

Frosted Apple Cinnamon Snack Cake

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PurelySimple #CollectiveBias Fresh apples baked in a moist, delicious cake and topped with pecans and an amazing glaze, this snack cake is amazing!  Perfect for an after-school snack, lunch box treat or a delicious dessert any day of the week! I know I've probably mentioned it a time or two, but fall is hands-down my favorite season!  College football, cool crisp weather, pumpkins, fall festivals and back to school supplies - all of these things bring such warm feelings and happy memories.  Now that we live in Northern Virginia the past several years we've begun a new fall family tradition of going apple picking in the Shenandoah mountains.  There are some gorgeous orchards Continue Reading...

Fun Summer Snack Ideas

Fun Summer Snack Ideas

With the kids home for the summer and all the activities that come with it, does it have you on the lookout for quick, easy summer snacks?  Have no fear - OREO's to the rescue! Does your family have a lot going on in the summer?  I know summer is more a time to kick back and relax a bit, but it seems that this time of year is just as busy as the school year.  Between traveling to see family, Tae Kwon Do practice, flag football practices and games, it feels like we're always on the go! I recently discovered these fun OREO 2-packs, which make for the perfect little snack on-the-go!  They're also great for adding to lunchboxes for days when you and the kids would love a little cookie treat.  I love the fact that they're perfectly portioned - two cookies per pack - and they fit Continue Reading...

Goldfish® Crackers Party Game

Goldfish® Crackers Party Game

This Pepperidge Farm® Goldfish® crackers game will bring lots of smiles to any party, backyard BBQ or gathering.  This fantastic party game is sure to entertain everyone, both young and young at heart! We all know and love Pepperidge Farm® Goldfish crackers, but have you ever considered using this delicious snack as a way to entertain your kids, family and friends at your next party, backyard BBQ or family gathering?  Using just a few simple party supplies, like spoons and cups, you can easily put your Goldfish crackers to work and get your friends smiling, laughing and having fun!   The game is simple!  Start with a cup filled with your favorite Goldfish cracker flavor - we used the classic Cheddar (my little guy also LOVES the Pretzel variety as well!)  Then, using just a spoon and not Continue Reading...

Parmesan Ranch Cheez-It Snack Mix

Parmesan Ranch Cheez-It Snack Mix

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MVCheezIt #CollectiveBias Crunchy, savory and completely irresistible!  This crock pot snack mix is made with everyone's favorite Cheez-It crackers, cashews and a Parmesan ranch seasoning, its the perfect snack for any occasion! Have you been watching the big basketball tournament?  We're definitely a sports loving household, and "the big dance" is something we always watch every year.  The suspense of the lower seeds upsetting the big dog top-seeds is not only great TV, but one of my favorite parts of the tournament.  I filled out a bracket again this year, and despite a couple of bracket-busters, my teams are doing pretty well.  With days of basketball watching still ahead, great Continue Reading...

Smokey Chipotle Dipping Sauce

Smokey Chipotle Dipping Sauce

Spice up your fries and onion rings with this amazing Smokey Chipotle Dipping Sauce!  Excellent for dipping or even spread on a sandwich.  An amazing snack perfect for watching the big game! There is probably nothing my husband and son love more than fries and onion rings.  We recently celebrated Harrison's 7th birthday, and one of the first things he requested was fries!  My guys love fries and onion rings with their burgers, hot dogs and sloppy joes.  They also love to bake up some of these tasty treats for a simple snack when watching football or college hoops.  Alexia Sweet Potato Fries and Crispy Onion Rings are the perfect solution for a quick, easy & delicious game time snack! Now that it's college hoops season, I always make sure to stock Alexia Onion Rings and Continue Reading...

Cupid’s Arrow Pudding Cups

Cupid’s Arrow Pudding Cups

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SnackPackMixins #CollectiveBias This Valentine's Day make some easy, adorable snacks that are perfect for all of the sweethearts in your life!  Made with Snack Pack Pudding Cups, and topped with chocolate covered strawberry cupid arrows, these snacks are perfect for celebrating your sweethearts! Like most kids, my son is one that loves to celebrate every possible holiday!  Valentine's Day is right before his birthday, so it often times turns into a party before the party.  I'll be honest, I love Valentine's Day as well, as I adore the pretty pink and red colors and the idea of celebrating our sweethearts.  One of my new favorite ways to celebrate my sweethearts is to make Continue Reading...