I made these Thin Mint truffles years ago when I wanted to make something fun to bring into work for St. Patrick’s Day, and I had a box of Girl Scout cookies at home. It’s a twist on Oreo truffles, which I had made before, and then I made a few tweaks to make them … Continue reading Thin Mint Truffles Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and the Girl Scouts’ Birthday!
Whether your family actually hails from The Emerald Isle or you just like to pretend you’re a wee bit Irish every March, St. Patrick’s Day can be a fun excuse to enjoy festive food, drinks, music and more as winter winds down. Since my days of bar crawls are over, we keep our festivities kid-friendly. … Continue reading Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2022
Now that it’s November, I’m allowed to start talking Christmas, right?! I’m already seeing Christmas events popping up on Facebook and instead of just saving them all there, I thought I’d start putting together a post with the fun holiday things that are coming up. As it gets a bit closer to Thanksgiving, I’ll probably … Continue reading 2021 Holiday Preview for Bucks County (and Nearby)
Henry turned 5 on October 11, and we celebrated his birthday with a LEGO-themed party at home. I LOVE a theme, and my kids get really into it, too. Henry, especially, has very strong opinions on the theme of his party, and he starts talking about it practically a year in advance! (Though he does … Continue reading Everything is AWESOME with a LEGO Birthday Party
I know it’s completely overdone this time of year, but I truly do love pumpkin-flavored seasonal foods! (Well, except for coffee.) Here are 5 pumpkin recipes I’ve made and loved. They’re great for fall birthdays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, or just on a Wednesday! Try one (or more) of these pumpkin desserts for a sweet seasonal treat. … Continue reading 5 Pumpkin Dessert Recipes
Fall is officially here! And now that the season has started, it’s acceptable to want ALL the pumpkin things! If you want to start celebrating autumnal flavors first thing in the morning, I’ve got you covered. Here are 6 pumpkin breakfast recipes. These were pulled from my files from my food/recipe column days, but I’ve … Continue reading 6 (Healthier) Pumpkin Breakfast Recipes
If you know my family in “real life,” or if you’ve been following this page since I started it in the spring, you’ve probably noticed that we go to Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ a lot. It’s actually our longest-running Membership we have, going on 10 years now I believe! Even though I grew … Continue reading Enjoy Nature & Art at Grounds for Sculpture (plus a FREE printable Scavenger Hunt!)
As I sat down to write this post, I did a quick Google search and was surprised to see that September is NOT National Apple Month like I thought. It’s actually in October. Oops. Well, whether or not it’s officially “Apple Month,” apples and September just seem to go together in my mind. It’s back … Continue reading 4 Healthy Apple Breakfast Recipes
The Babies R Us in Fairless Hills closed when my youngest was under a year old, and I’ve been wondering what would move into that massive space ever since. I was excited to finally see a Grand Opening sign a few weeks ago when making a trip to the BJ’s next door. The sign read … Continue reading New Thrift Store Opens in Fairless Hills … plus some Thrift Shopping Tips!
Super soft with a bit of chewiness and a ton of sprinkles, these cookies are incredibly tasty and undeniably cheerful. They are a sort of cross between a sugar cookie and a butter cookie, made from a rich dough with both almond and vanilla extracts. Cornstarch is the “secret ingredient” that gives them that softbatch … Continue reading Soft & Chewy Funfetti Cookies