Graduation Party Appetizers, Finger Foods and Desserts

Graduation season is upon us and if you want to do something special for your graduate at their party celebration check out these amazing graduation party recipes. Some of these are simple, some are more complex, all are sure to please and catch the eye at a graduation celebration!Diploma Sandwiches from Taste of Home - What a clever way to serve a traditional sandwich platter with a graduation twist. Fun!Graduation Fondant Cupcakes from Glorious Treats - This DIY will show you the step-by-step process of making these adorable fondant cupcake toppers for your graduation party.[sc:adsense ]How to Make Graduation Cookies by Sweet Sugar Belle - This in-depth tutorial tells you how to do the icing on both a diploma cookie and a graduation hat cookie. Perfect for … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Desserts for Every Mother

Most every woman enjoys desserts. This Mother's Day choose from this wide variety of desserts every mother will love! There's a dessert for every mother. Which one will your mother love most?First, we have the a wonderful variety of cakes, from fruity to chocolaty:1/Ultimate Chocolate Cake by Drizzle & Dip 2/Coconut Cream Cake from Kiran Tarun 3/Pineapple Caramel Hummingbird Cake by Pidge's Pantry 4/Six Layer Chocolate Cake from Brown Eyed Baker Next up is for the strawberry lovers! Nothing says 'I love you' like fresh strawberries from the season:5/Chocolate Covered Strawberries from Blissfully Domestic 6/ Strawberry Short Cup Cakes by Blissfully Domestic 7/Strawberry Pie from Chocolate & Carrots [sc:adsense ] Finally, for the extra special women who will be amazed … [Read more...]

9 DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Every Father's Day I tell myself a few weeks beforehand that I'm going to do something really special for my husband with the kids. And every year I run out of time and do nothing. I'm guessing I'm not alone in my annual shortcoming. So, this year I've gathered some really great ideas that we can do with the kids to show Dad how special he is on his special day, Father's Day!/1/ This photo idea from Freckle Photo is totally do-able! You won't even have to dress the kids up or find the perfect location. Use a marker to write "We {heart} Daddy" or "Our Daddy Rocks", step back and take a photo Dad is sure to love!/2/ My husband loves playing practical jokes on our kids. I just know that they will LOVE tricking Daddy with these hamburgers and french fries that are really a sweet … [Read more...]

21 Pumpkin Dessert Recipes

Starbucks has brought out their pumpkin recipe and so have we! Fall has officially arrived and we've gathered more than 20 amazing pumpkin dessert recipes you won't want to miss out on! The only trouble will be deciding which to try first!Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispies with French Toast Glaze by The Housewife in Training FilesPumpkin White Chocolate Chip Cookies by Tastes of FlizzytHealthy Harvest Buckeyes by Half-Baked HarvestHalloween Spider Pumpkin Cupcakes by Mom It ForwardPumpkin Cannolis by Chocolate MooseyBaked Pumpkin Cream Cheese French Toast by Damn DeliciousPumpkin Heath Toffee Gooey Butter Cake by A baJillian RecipesNo Bake Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes by Spoonful of FlavorCinnamon Chip Whole Wheat Pumpkin Scones by Keep It Sweet DessertsPumpkin … [Read more...]

Paleo-Friendly Pumpkin Cupcakes

Each year, about this time, I get a taste for all things pumpkin. Pumpkin bread, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin spiced latte, everything pumpkin! There's a local restaurant that serves THE BEST pumpkin bread. I could honestly go for a plate of just that. Until now. Today I'm sharing a recipe for pumpkin cupcakes that is amazing! These cupcakes are far better tasting than the bread at the local restaurant I mentioned. Best part? The ingredients are all Paleo-friendly. If you aren't familiar with Paleo, this means these cupcakes are also good for you. No flour, no sugar, no preservatives...just all-natural ingredients. I can't wait for you to give these a try. I bet your family will ask you to make them time and time again. Paleo-Friendly Pumpkin … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Desserts the Kids Can Help Make

With Father's Day just days away, it's time to get to the store to gather the ingredients to make Dad a special dessert for his special day. While most men like sweets in most any form they come in, we thought it would be fun to gather some desserts that are made especially for Dad! From bacon to candy fire we've got you covered./1/Maple Bacon Cupcakes - Did somebody say BACON? Every man loves bacon. Add a bit of maple to it and it becomes heaven in his mouth!/2/Campfire Cake - I can think of a few dads in-particular that would LOVE this cake! Any dad who loves to camp or is involved in scouting with his boys, to name a couple./3/Chocolate Chip Cookie Bowl - Does Dad have an enormous sweet tooth? This cookie bowl {filled with chocolate chip cookies, of course} is … [Read more...]