Strawberry Lemonade

We were going to take the Young Women up in the canyon for a picnic last night but the wind started blowing and then the rain started falling so we decided to just picnic in my backyard.  I got a little carried away with the picnic as I am likely to do when food is … Continue reading

Copycat Shamrock Shake

Had a fun activity night last night with my girls from church.  We got a jump on St Patrick’s Day by decorating some wood blocks (see picture) and by eating some St Pat’s themed treats.  First up, this knockoff of a McDonald’s Shamrock Shake.  The recipe comes from a blog called “No. 2 Pencil”.  It … Continue reading

Courtney’s Bridal Shower Food

Courtney’s 2nd Bridal Shower today at our house, hosted by her best friend and maid of honor Kindra.  She had another shower last Saturday with all the ladies in our neighborhood and this one today was for all her friends so an “Old Lady Shower” and a “Young Lady Shower”!  The best part of the … Continue reading

Mini Hot Chocolate Bar

This may have been the girls favorite thing about the party, they seemed to really enjoy the mini hot chocolate bar!  You can see from the picture that I had both large and small marshmallows, large candy canes, chocolate dipped spoons (more on that soon) and two different kinds of hot chocolate – mint and … Continue reading

Lemonade Slushies

Not a great picture of the slushies so go to the website where I got this recipe called That’s What We Said! and see the picture there which is so much cuter and also it is for a Strawberry Lemonade Slushie whereas mine is just lemonade slushie since I needed a yellow item to go … Continue reading

Joy’s Frozen Hot Chocolate

Knowing that Zach and Courtney love Dairy Queen Frozen Hot Chocolates, my mom sent this recipe to me that she found in a magazine so we could try them at home.  They were pretty good! 1/2 cup chocolate syrup 1 cup fat free evaporated milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 3 cups ice cubes garnish:  reduced fat … Continue reading