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Chocolate toffee recipe with pop rocks candy, fun fall treat for kids

Christmas Crack... it's a wonderful thing for the most wonderful time of the year. But for some reason there's a pesky holiday we like to call Halloween that stands in our way, preventing us from the chocolately toffee goodness known as Christmas Crack. (If you don't know what I'm talking about don't worry - it's just saltines topped with toffee and chocolate.) So what's a girl to do when you just can't wait any longer? Simple.  Add a pop of fall traditions to your Christmas Crack. To start you need to make a normal recipe for Christmas Crack.  Now you can start the … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Pretzel Wands! Fun Fall Treat!

Halloween Party Recipe - Pumpkin Pretzel Wands

Pumpkins are magical. There's just something about them that makes you want to dance in the falling leaves and sip hot apple cider. Maybe it's just me but I love them.  This easy fall treat recipe combines the best of both worlds - chocolate covered pretzels and mallowcreme pumpkins. That's why you'll love this easy chocolate covered pretzel recipe.  I love candy corn and all the fun candies that show up each fall like mallowcreme pumpkins.  Add mallowcreme pumpkins to candy coating and salty pretzels and it's a girls dream come true! If you happen to call them wands than … [Read more...]

Apple Pie Popsicles

Very yummy recipe for Apple Pie Popsicles

This past 4th of July we were able to spend time with family at the Byrd family camp. There was fishing, tubing, laughing and apples. There was a ton of Granny Smith apples just begging for us to pick them. So we did pick them and the first thing we did with them when we got home was to develop a recipe for Apple Pie Popsicles.  When Mr. Byrd and I got married 10 years ago I was introduced to what Louisianans (cajuns) like to call the "camp".  If you would have asked me in my 20's if I would like to go spend the weekend at the camp I would have thought you were crazy. Camps are … [Read more...]

Oreos With Sprinkles – Easy Dessert

Oreos with Sprinkles

 You know those moms that are always dressed to the nines with the perfect platters of fresh from the oven cookies that are carved into mini replicas of the greek gods?  Yeah. I'm not one of them. I run late and work a little too hard. Sometimes, make that all the time, quick and easy has to suffice.  The swim team that our girls swim with have an end of season banquet every June and during that banquet they have a parent baking contest.  Don't get me wrong - I love to bake and make amazing desserts. I used to even decorate cakes in my spare time (HAHAHA spare time... … [Read more...]

Peachy Blueberry Popsicles

Peachy Blueberry Popsicles

  The countdown here in Houston is on. Tomorrow our communities pool open up, schools dismiss for summer, the temperature skyrockets and summer arrives.  Many things are necessary in summer such as water bombs, water blobs and popsicles.  Since summer fruits are filling the grocery store I decided to try a recipe for popsicles using peaches and blueberries.   First for a deep dark secret - Once upon a time I wrote out a list of names for my children. Of course at this time I hadn't graduated high school, much less met my future husband. However the list was heavy … [Read more...]

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