It’s almost here!! The 4th of July is absolutely, positively, without a doubt my favorite holiday of the year! The activities of the day — grilling with friends, holding on for dear life while being pulled behind a boat (hopefully on a tube or waterskis), and watching the parade — as fun as they are, seem [Read more >>]
Memorial Day is only a few days away and you know what that means… summer has officially begun! First and foremost, we must remember those who have served and died for our country. They paid the ultimate price for our freedom. Against the backdrop of barbecues and boating, it’s important to remember what Memorial Day [Read more >>]
This summer has been c-r-a-z-y. A good type of crazy though – besides the fact that it’s slipping by all too fast! Isn’t that always the case? Things I’ve accomplished this summer: road trip to Colorado with the pups, horseback riding, restaurant hopping, volunteering, traveling for work… Things that I haven’t been so good at [Read more >>]
I loved this simple idea from the moment I saw it on Tonia’s blog, The Gunny Sack.Who doesn’t want to drink out of a cup that is rimmed with sprinkles!? They couldn’t be more simple! If you’re looking for a cute idea for a party – this is it. I am now tempted to make [Read more >>]
4th of July…it’s approaching. And all too fast, because apparently MotherNatureMinneapolis can’t seem to get it’s act together. Somedays I feel like I live in Seattle, except for the brief period I was in Austin for the BlogHer Food Conference (more on that later). Enough complaining, because I truly can’t wait until July arrives. That means [Read more >>]
Waffle cone or sugar cone? I’ll admit, I’m not typically a waffle cone girl, the sugar cones are just way better. …until you bring chocolate into the picture. These are now totally edible. Sorry sugar cones, you have been replaced. And then when you add chopped pecans, *sigh*. I love ice cream and it deserves [Read more >>]
Are you ready for the easiest treat ever!? No oven, no thinking, nada. Your two year old and you could knock these out. And I have two versions for you! Pretzels or lollipop sticks. Which one do you prefer? I’m a lollipop girl myself, but there’s definitely a benefit to the pretzels: the whole dang thing [Read more >>]
Ok, maybe these aren’t sooo “personal” sized. Instead, you could grab 2 spoons and share - or not. They’re actually not all that much more than a large piece of pie. You know what, you could probably even freeze these and pull out whenever the time is right. Or bring them to work! Hey, you have to [Read more >>]
Happy Friday, friends! Forecast here for the next couple of days: 90 degrees and sunny. In other words, I really didn’t feel like turning on the oven. But I still wanted something sweet and satisfying. Whoever said you can’t have your cake and eat it too?! Speaking of ‘having your cake and eating it too’, who ever came up with [Read more >>]
Amazing, delicious, OMG, wow – why didn’t I think of these!?
Recently we had a little contest, that some of you may have heard of…if not, you seriously need to join Club CandiQuik…
The contest was named the “Make Our Ad” Contest. The Grand Prize Winner is receiving free CANDIQUIK for a year – yes, FREE (I need that deal)!
Oh – and did I mention her recipe is going to be featured in our next National Magazine ad?! Total bragging rights.
Here were the 3 finalists if you’re curious…
This recipe that I am about to share, however, did not “Make our Ad”. BUT it was dang good!
So I must share…
Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries.