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Advent Calendar Scavenger Hunt

I have to admit, for YEARS, I’ve been trying to start this tradition but just never had the motivation to do it. What am I talking about? Advent calendars! When I do something, I don’t like to give it minimal energy, I like to take it to the next level. Make it special. I might…

Cheese and Crackers Pumpkin Pies

Waiting for Thanksgiving dinner to be ready can take soo long. Especially for the kiddos! In the spirit of keeping everyone happy (and fed), I am sharing one of my favorite snack hacks, that is both adorable and delicious. Who doesn’t love cheese and crackers?? The days of serving it up on a platter as…

Mini Trees DIY

If this post caught your eye, that probably means you’re ready to start decorating for the holidays! Today I’m sharing one of my favorite mini trees DIY. This project literally takes about five minutes to put together and the best part is that it looks so magical. All items I used for this project were…

Halloween Kid Friendly Treats

I’ve gathered everyones favorite usual suspects to create a fun, kid-friendly, Halloween candy tray. My entire family loves chocolate and peanut butter so I made a few Halloween inspired treats to snack on while we carve our pumpkins. What you’ll need: • mini pretzel sticks • mini original pretzels • candy googling eyes • mini…

Top 5 Things To Do In West Virginia (Summers County)

This blog post is kindly sponsored by the West Virginia Department of Tourism and Explore Summers County Convention & Visitors Bureau. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. My family and I just returned from the most fun (and beautiful) weekend getaway to West Virginia. It was our first time visiting and it did…

Apple Pie Pops

These were SO fun to make! I can’t get over how well they turned out for my first try. I mean, it’s not rocket science, but still, things could always go wrong. If you know my baking style by now, you know I appreciate the “shortcuts” anywhere I can find them. For this recipe, I…

Pear Dumplings

I really wanted to make something different for this holiday season. Something that I may have thought challenging in the past and was too afraid to try. While shopping at the grocery store last week, I came across the prettiest red pear. It looked (almost) too pretty to eat! The photographer in me just wanted…