Desserts and Sweets - Celebrating Family

Football Party Food, Decor, and Party Favors

  One of my favorites days of the year is the day of the Big Game. I love football and like many of you, I love cheering for my favorite team. The fun of watching the game at home is multiplied exponentially when I have family and friends over to cheer along with me. Homegating […]

Kung Fu Panda Marshmallow Pops

I was so excited when I heard that the third installment of Kung Fu Panda was finally being released. We loved the first two movies and are counting down the days until we can see the newest movie. Are you excited as well? To celebrate, my kiddos and I made up some easy panda-inspired marshmallow […]

Star Wars Tie Fighter Cookies

After an over 30 year wait, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is finally here! I celebrated by joining up with 14 other Star Wars loving bloggers to bring you 15 Star Wars: The Force Awakens creations YOU can make. My contribution is the fun and easy Tie Fighter Cookies. These are so easy to make that […]

Minions Layer Cake #MinionsMovieNight

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MinionsMovieNight #CollectiveBias Minions. There is so much fun in that one little word. My family loves the minions so when we heard they were getting their own movie, we were very excited. We watched Illumination Entertainment’s Minions movie in […]

Spicy Chocolate Popcorn

I am a life-long Peanuts fan and I am so very excited about the new movie! To celebrate, I joined a fun group of bloggers to create Peanuts-inspired recipes and crafts. Each creation is based on a Peanuts character. I picked the Little Red-Haired Girl because I always found her character to be fun and […]

Vegan Pudding Pops: Unbelievably Delicious!

I love homemade pudding. It easily makes my top five desserts, so in this summer heat I wondered if I could make my recipe into a pudding pop and keep all the rich and creamy flavor. Guess what?  I can and I did (and dairy-free no less!).  My friend Wendy is deathly allergic to dairy so […]

Vegan Pumpkin Pie (Dairy, Egg, and Gluten Free)

Happy Fall! This is my favorite time of the year and one of the main reasons I love fall is because it features one of my favorite flavors: pumpkin! Today I guest posted over on Around My Family Table where I shared a recipe for a vegan pumpkin pie that is so very delicious.  I have never […]

Vanilla Spiced Pudding

We take pudding seriously around here. My grandma taught me to make it from scratch and I never buy it pre-made or in instant form. However, during the last several years I have made a concerted effort to reduce my dairy intake. Although I am not dairy-free, I do use alternatives to cow’s milk regularly. One of my favorite milk alternatives […]

Vegan Brownies – Trust Me They Are Delicious

Brownies are my ultimate food weakness. I absolutely prefer homemade brownies to box mixes and just love how easy brownies are to make. Who doesn’t love brownies? I eat a plant-based diet and only allow a few animal products in from time to time. I recently decided to significantly reduce my consumption of milk and […]