No Bake (Easy!) Peppermint Patties

While at my parents house I was having a major sweet tooth attack and after the beast in me tore apart the entire house only to find some Andes mints put aside for my grandfather, I decided to take matters into my own hands. After devouring a few of those Andes mints, (sorry Grandpa, I […]

The Hubby Graduated! And We Partied.

I mentioned before that The Hubby graduated the same day as Gwyn’s fourth birthday. It was a BUSY but incredibly fun and emotional day! You can see Gwyn’s party here and here, and as soon as that was done we wrapped up the food, left everything else and then booked it down to Pullman, changed […]

Gwyn’s Pink and Gold Princess Party- Part 2

If you missed Part 1- the decor and food from the party, click here. Today is all about the guests, the fun, and the entertainment. And oh my word, the entertainment was SUCH a hit. SUCH a hit! Yeah, I just repeated myself. Because I am that excited. We begin with Gwyn seeing her party […]

Gwyn’s Pink and Gold Princess Birthday Party- Part 1

Gwyn’s Pink and Gold Princess 4th birthday party was nothing short of magical. Her favorite color being pink and her love for sparkle and shine created the color combo for this princess party and while I tried keeping the decor sophisticated, I still wanted the party to be fun for the little ones. Gwyn was one […]

Homemade (Salty Sweet) Oreos

I LOVE salty sweet treats. I mow down salty sweet treats. These Oreos…. are salty sweet. You can find the original recipe here, and my slight alterations below. Homemade Oreos (Makes approximately 3 dozen) For the cookies: 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract […]

Cal’s 2nd Train Themed Birthday Party

I warn you, you might experience choo choo overload, here. Or, just a whole lot of Little Man cuteness.  Cal’s 2nd birthday was such a success, and seeing him enjoy every bit of it was just so special. Being the second born, he tends to take backseat to his sister’s activities, so having a day […]

“The Nikki” vs. “The Clare”- Bachelor Inspired Cupcakes- Season 18

Since I have started watching The Bachelor I have created cupcakes representing the two finalists for the night of the finale, and this season was no different. I did have a little Bachelor Finale Viewing Party this season, and if you missed that you can see it here and read the recap from the finale here. […]

Final Rose Bachelor Finale Viewing Party-The Pabs Edition

For The Bachelor finale two Mondays ago I had a Final Rose Bachelor Viewing Party. I admit I love a themed party, (shocker) so after the thought crossed my mind and a quick Pinterest search, I came across a few ideas and that was that. Game over.  If you missed yesterday’s post on the finale […]

Favorite Things Friday: Doable Valentine’s Day Desserts

Valentine’s Day is just over a month away which means I start to think about yummy, decadent desserts. For the past few years I have made The Hubby something special for this day and I like trying things I don’t normally make. So, I scoured Pinterest for some ideas for this year and found some […]

Favorite Pumpkin Recipes and a pumpkin recipe video fail

First off, Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you are able to enjoy a day of relaxation with your loved ones. As we near the end of the fall season and jump right into winter, I can’t help but still drool a little bit when I see a recipe including pumpkin. Today I am recapping my favorite […]