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These kid-friendly Vampire Ice Cream Floats are perfect for a Halloween party or a special treat. And they are so easy to make. We know kids love to make fun treats so you could set up an ice cream float station at your party and the kids could make their own. The vampire fangs and dripping life-like blood makes the ice cream float complete. For the supplies, I found the Red Wilton 704-1120 Blood Sparkle Gel, Black Wilton Sparkle Decorating Spider Web Gel, 3.5 oz and Wax Fangs for Halloween (3 count) on Amazon. You can also find the sparkle gels and wax or…

This Cherry Dump Cake recipe is one of the easiest to make. I mean boxed cake mix and canned pie filling, it’s effortless.  Basically this recipe requires you to dump layer after layer into a pan and bake. It’s one of my favorite go to recipes when I don’t have the time to hang out in the kitchen and need a quick dessert to make. Be sure to keep these ingredients on hand in case you need to make a last-minute dessert and don’t have time to run to the store. There are several options to garnish this yummy dessert…

This post is sponsored by Tradewinds and Mom It Forward. All opinions are my own. Nothing says summer like a cool refreshing glass of Tradewinds Tea. It helps beat the heat and has great flavor, especially when there’s several to choose from such as unsweet, sweet, raspberry, hint of lemon, and green tea with honey. My family and I love Sweet Tea and Tradewinds Tea makes the best sweet tea. Did you know that you can cook with it too? It adds extra flavor with a hint of sweetness. I had fun experimenting and found this recipe for Sweet Tea…

When you’re in the mood for Mexican and want to make something simple, then this recipe for Taco Tater Tot Casserole is it. Get a great taste from a combination of flavors from Mexican with the black bean, taco seasoning, Mexican blend cheese to potatoes from the tater tots. This is great for the entire family, even kid-friendly as it got a thumbs up from mine. It’s super easy to make and perfect for any busy night of the week when you don’t feel like cooking forever in the kitchen. Want to kick it up a notch? Feel free to…

Cookouts, picnics and more are what’s happening this summer and there is nothing I love more than a good pasta salad. Especially one that is easy to make and tastes good. My go to pasta salad for any type of gathering is this Chipotle Ranch Pasta Salad recipe. It has a little bit of kick to it but plenty of flavor to satisfy your taste buds. Enjoy! Chipotle Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe Ingredients 1 cup sweet onion chopped 1 green bell pepper chopped 1 red bell pepper chopped 1 15 oz can black-eyed peas drained and rinsed 1 15 oz…

With Spider-Man 3 hitting the theaters soon the opportunity to make Spider-Man donuts could not have come at a better time. My family and I are huge fans of Spider-Man and all of the movies. Want to be the superhero and save the day? Try this super easy tip of using Funfetti Aqua Blue Cake Mix and save the hassle of trying to get that perfect shade of blue donuts. Trust me, it works and you can save all of that extra time for decorating and eating them. Enjoy! Spider-Man Donuts Ingredients 1 box of cake mix (we used Funfetti…

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GrillNGear #CollectiveBias Grilling tends to happen more often in the summer with friends and family. With the nice weather and sun shining is always makes the perfect excuse to get outside. And it seems like food tastes better in the summer on the grill. You get that enhancement of flavor with a variation of protein, veggies, and more. A great place to get the food and drinks you need for grilling is at Giant Eagle. You will find the freshest meat, great prices,…

Cheese, Cheese and more cheese is what you will find in this copycat Olive Garden Fondunta recipe. This ooey gooey goodness is best with a side of bread or toast and served as an appetizer or even a midnight snack when you get the craving. This is one of my favorite recipes and the best part is that you don’t have to leave the house to enjoy it. Copycat Olive Garden Fondunta Ingredients 1 C fat-free sour cream 8 oz mozzarella cheese, shredded 8 oz provolone cheese, shredded 1/2 C parmesan cheese, finely shredded 1 tsp italian seasoning 1 tsp…

Ever since I visited Hogsmeade at Universal Studios and tried the Butterbeer, I instantly became addicted and wanted more when I returned home. I tried different recipes until I was able come up with one very similar to what you get in the parks that you can now make at home. It’s delicious and non-alcoholic for young wizards. Enjoy this all year-long when you get that craving! Homemade Butterbeer Recipe Ingredients 3/4 bottle cream soda, chilled 1 Tbsp butter flavor 1 Tbsp heavy cream 1 tsp flavored rum extract Crushed ice Whipped cream cinnamon (optional) Directions Fill your mug 3/4…

Making bunny cupcakes are a great way to celebrate Easter. They are colorful with a touch of sweetness and cuteness. I love how easy they are to make and the kids can help and create different faces for each one if they want to. Cupcakes are homemade but if you want a shortcut use the box mix to save on time. Enjoy! Bunny Cupcakes Makes 24 cupcakes Ingredients 2 C sugar 1 3/4 C flour 3/4 C cocoa 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 2 eggs, room temp 1 C whole milk, room temp 1/2…