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18 Apr

Easy Bunny Treats

Easter is around the corner and we are getting ready to celebrate at our house! What are your Easter traditions? We love to go to church in the morning and then have a family lunch or brunch in the afternoon. The other traditions we have done have varied over the years, seeing as though egg […]

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4 Apr

A Spa Party Brunch

Are you throwing a Spa party? A brunch is the sweetest solution! It fits perfectly with the theme and allows you to create lots of fun treats for the girls to enjoy! We went with a tropical theme, to fit my daughter’s current obsession with Flamingos. These adorable printable were created for the party theme. […]

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27 Feb

Edible Playdough

I love winter snuggles, movie nights, hot chocolate and freshly baked cookies! But with the cold and rainy winter days, kiddos can get a bit stir crazy. In fact we love to craft and bake all year round, but the winter months we do it even more often. This edible playdough is a fun and […]

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25 Jan

Buttermilk

Buttermilk is a secret ingredient in many delicious baked goods and other recipes! And while it may be easy for many of you to find, for others like myself, buttermilk may not be sold at your local grocery store. In fact, here in Southern Italy they do not sell buttermilk at all! The first several […]

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11 Jan

Room Temperature Eggs

Most baked goods call for eggs to be at room temperature. But why?! When at room temperature, eggs and other dairy ingredients form an emulsion which traps air. While baking in the oven, that trapped air expands and produces a fluffy baked good. If your eggs are straight out of the fridge and you need to bake right away, then this […]

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2 Jan

Room Temperature Butter

A lot of recipes ask for butter to be at room temperature. Why?! When at room temperature, butter forms an emulsion which traps air. While baking in the oven, that trapped air expands and produces a fluffy baked good. But…..if you are like me then you often forget to leave the butter out of the fridge before you need it and […]

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20 Dec

Encouraging Creativity!

We make “gingerbread houses” every year during the holiday season. When the kids were younger I bought several different kinds of gingerbread house kits. I even made a fool proof recipe once or twice. The problem was that the kids started trying to build their perfect little house and they just ended up frustrated. The […]

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