Root Beer Float Cupcakes perfect for rodeo days

Root Beer Float Cupcakes

Rodeo break has arrived in Tucson and it seems like the perfect time to make root beer float cupcakes. My kids don’t drink soda  but I’m sure they would enjoy these. Quinn really liked root beer when he tried it at the stick rodeo last summer! Root Beer Float cupcakes recipe: 1 stick unsalted butter, softened 2 C all-purpose flour 1 T baking powder…

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Pie Crust Cookies for Pi Day

Pie Crust Pi Day Cookies

Who’s prepping for the next holiday… I don’t mean Easter or St. Patrick’s Day. The geeky cool holiday of Pi Day comes first, on 3/14! I am not a fan of traditional pies, a very common way to celebrate Pi Day. I am a fan of cookies though, so today I made pi day cookies using pie crust! These are…

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Pomegranate Fruit Snacks

Pomegranate Fruit Snacks #CrazyHealthy

This is a sponsored post on behalf of POM and Millennial Blogs. All opinions are my own. Quinn just started little league again and that means we are back on team snack duty. During the soccer season, our half time snacks started healthy with parents bringing fresh fruit but as the season progressed fresh fruit regressed to fruit snacks instead….

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Baymax Chex Mix

Big Hero 6 Snack

Who else is SUPER excited about watching Baymax at home tomorrow? Big Hero 6 will be available tomorrow on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere!  To celebrate I made a yummy Big Hero 6 Snack, Baymax Chex Mix is perfect for movie watching or any Baymax fun you have planned! Big Hero 6 Chex Mix 9 C Rice Chex Cereal…

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Lorax Veggie Snack

Lorax Veggie Tray

It’s the new year, it’s the perfect time to be eating healthier. Today I am participating in Craft Lightning, Seuss Edition. I am sharing a Dr. Seuss themed craft that takes under 15 minutes to make. My craft is a food craft, a Lorax Veggie Tray. It’s an easy way to make veggies a little more fun and hopefully get your…

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sopapilla cheesecake vertical

Sopapilla Cheesecake

One of our Christmas morning tradition is breakfast at my mom’s house. She always makes a breakfast casserole of some sort and I bring sopapilla cheesecake. I L.O.V.E. sopapillas, at least when they are hot and coated in cinnamon and sugar. Sopapilla cheesecake is a little different but still delivers on lots of cinnamon and sugar. Yum! Sopapilla cheesecake is…

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Holiday red velvet sandwich cookies with cream cheese filling

Holiday Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies With Cream Cheese Frosting

With just a few days before Christmas, I’m scrambling to finish all the last-minute things I want to get done. Christmas cookies are always on my holiday to do list and while frosted sugar cookies are my personal favorite, I like to make a few fun and festive options to add to my cookie trays. These green and red velvet…

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Baymax Rice Krispie Treats Pop

Disney’s Big Hero 6 Baymax Rice Krispie Treats

These Baymax Rice Krispie Treats couldn’t be easier! In fact with his simple design, I am sure you will see another Big Hero 6 project or two here on Desert Chica soon. Follow you favorite Rice Krispies treat recipe but place a long sheet of wax paper into the pan before pressing the rice krispie treat mixture in. Once your…

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Gingerbread House Chess Board

Fun Holiday Baking: Graham Cracker Chess Set and Peanut Butter Graham Cracker Balls

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #PBandG #Yippee Did you do any fun holiday baking this weekend? We kicked off the long weekend with a couple of fun holiday baking projects, a unique twist on a gingerbread house and yummy peanut butter graham cracker balls. Chocolate covered graham…

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Christmas Tree Peppermint Brownie Pops

Christmas Tree Brownie Pops

Aren’t these Christmas Tree brownie pops cute? I am such a fan of decorating fun, festive desserts during the holidays, especially if they involve chocolate! Pretty much chocolate anything. Just like most of my projects, these are so easy to make, easy enough that the boys can help which they LOVE to do! Sticking to the easy route, I used a…

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