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Minion Ice Cream Sandwiches

With the new Minions movie just released in theaters, I was ready to celebrate with a fun dessert idea. These fun Minion ice cream sandwiches are perfect as an easy dessert at a Despicable Me or Minions party! Minion Ice Cream Sandwich Ingredients: Ice Cream Sandwiches Blue and yellow M&M’s Assorted blue and yellow sprinkles Wilton candy eyes – large…

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Baked Cucumber Ranch Chicken Nuggets

Cucumber Ranch Chicken Nuggets

This post is brought to you by Data Rank and Hidden Valley Ranch. Like most kids, my boys have always been fans of chicken nuggets. I don’t generally like them, although occasionally a restaurant will surprise me. The dino chicken nuggets that we always bought at Costco did not, they just don’t taste like real chunks of chicken to me….

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Easy Cake Mix Sandwich Cookies

Cake Mix Sandwich Cookies

I had a box of yellow cake mix and tub of chocolate frosting burning a hole in my pantry. 😉 Naturally I HAD to use them and decided to whip up some cake mix sandwich cookies. I love how easy cake mix cookies are to make and unlike cake, you don’t need a fork or plate to enjoy this dessert!…

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Easy Hulk Cupcakes with DIY Topper

Easy Hulk Cupcakes

This post contains affiliate links With everyone in AVENGERS overload, I decided to do an easy superhero party theme for Elliot’s birthday. When I asked him who his favorite Avenger was, he told me Hulk. Never mind that a few days later he changed his mind and said Captain America was his favorite and Hulk was his 2nd favorite. Sorry crazy…

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Easy Patriotic Cupcakes

What better reason to make cupcakes than a national holiday? Not that I really need a reason to make cupcakes, they are one of my favorites things to make AND eat. 😉 These patriotic cupcakes were really easy to make. I really wanted red, white and blue cupcakes and with a package of red cupcake mix and blue cupcake mix…

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BB-8 Cupcake Without Text

Star Wars BB-8 Cupcakes

We celebrated Star Wars Day (May the 4th) earlier this week with a fun DIY BB-8 shirt. My boys LOVE fun shirts almost as much as they love cupcakes, so naturally we NEEDED BB-8 cupcakes too! The cupcakes were very easy to make using BB-8’s color palette of orange, black, white and grey. I kept the design simple because if…

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Churro Cupcakes

Churro Cupcakes

Who doesn’t love churros? From Disneyland to Costco, they are an easy treat to buy and share. Who can resist their cinnamon sugar deliciousness? And everyone knows I am a HUGE cupcake fan, so churro cupcakes seem like a natural combination to try. Ingredients for Churro Cupcakes 1 1/2 C Flour 1 C Sugar 2 T Fine Grain Sugar – blend regular…

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Chocolate Cherry Pie Bites

Dark Chocolate Cherry Pie Bites

I love celebrating Pi Day, it’s a fun silly holiday that every math geek can get behind. Plus it’s an easy way to encourage kids to love math with fun Pi Day ideas.  My father in law is a big fan of cherries and chocolate, so I actually made these easy dark chocolate cherry pie bites for his birthday. They…

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Cinderella's Step Sisters Cookies

Cinderella’s Stepsisters Cookies

A few days ago I attended an early screening of Cinderella, Disney’s new live action version of the classic fairy tale. I really enjoyed the movie and if you head back over here tomorrow you can read my review of Cinderella. Cinderella and her prince were amazing of course and while I am not a fan of mean girls, I…

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St. patrick's Day Cupcake Ideas

25 St. Patrick’s Day Cupcake Ideas

  Are you looking for a fun dessert to celebrate March 17th? Here are 25 yummy St. Patrick’s Day cupcake ideas that are both fun to make and fun to eat! These delicious cupcakes will have you feeling like you’ve found the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. From quick and easy cupcake recipes you can make with the…

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