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[30 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 933 views]
Dark Chocolate Fudgy Brownie Recipe

(Our food contributor Stacy from Fancy Shanty brings us another phenomenal recipe today!)

We like to kick off the new school year with a sweet and special treat for the teachers and staff to say welcome back, we missed you! This Dark Chocolate Fudgy Brownie recipe will surely score points galore making you the number one mom at school, plus it tastes great with a morning …

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[28 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 1,444 views]
Make Coffee Can Ice Cream

Have you ever made your own ice cream?  It turns out you don’t need a fancy machine to do it – you just need a couple of coffee cans!  Megan at Coffee Cups ans Crayons demonstrates how surprisingly quick, simple, and fun it is to use this method.  She also has a great post about how to make ice cream in a plastic bag!  Who …

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[23 Jun 2014 | One Comment | 1,188 views]
Make Hawaiian Punch Cookies

Have you noticed that Dollar Tree often carries the little single-serving packets of Hawaiian Punch and other drink mixes?  While I’m not a fan of drinking the sugary results, I do enjoy a good, sugary cookie – so I imagine that this Hawaiian Punch cookie recipe from Kelly at Smart School House would be a much more favorable way for me to consume those packets!  They …

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[18 Jun 2014 | One Comment | 1,041 views]
Recipe: No-Bake Dark Chocolate Sunbutter Cookies

Stacy from Fancy Shanty is with us again today, bringing us another oh-so-delish recipe!

Bursting with flavor, these delicious no-bake dark chocolate Sunbutter cookies take just minutes to whip up and don’t require any oven time. Best of all they are made with healthy Sunbutter instead of peanut butter, so they are packed with protein and the healthy fat every body needs.

One of our favorite ways …

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[29 May 2014 | No Comment | 1,106 views]
Dollar Store Recipe: Nut Free Sweet and Salty Party Mix

We have Stacy from Fancy Shanty here with us again today to share another yummy post!  Also be sure to check out her Patriotic Dark Chocolate Cupcakes!

Nut Free Sweet & Salty Party Mix!
It’s that time of year when everyone seems to be having a party. With end of year school parties, summer holiday parties, and more, everyone is looking for a good kid-friendly party mix …

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[15 May 2014 | One Comment | 484 views]
Make Patriotic Dark Chocolate Cupcakes

We are pleased to have Stacy from Fancy Shanty with us today to share this delectable recipe and display stand!  If you enjoy this project, be sure to stop by her blog and see what else she has been up to!
Looking for a quick and easy centerpiece decoration for your patriotic party this year? This sinfully moist Dark Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe will have the chocolate …

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[20 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 650 views]
32 Delicious REESE’S® Recipes for Basketball Season

This post brought to you by REESE’S® Brand. All opinions are 100% mine.

College basketball and yummy treats go together like the classic flavor combination of chocolate and peanut butter! Here are 32 delicious REESE'S®-themed Game Day Recipes that are perfect for your next basketball-watching party, courtesy of my blogging friends, Walmart®, and the REESE’S® Baking Bracket Challenge.

College basketball is a great opportunity to bring friends …

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[26 Mar 2013 | 3 Comments | 3,848 views]
Tutorial: Peeps Terrarium Easter Dessert

Peeps are a traditional Easter candy in my family — we must have them every year, or it isn’t really Easter. I am always excited to see them at my local dollar store when I start shopping for Easter basket supplies and goodies. This year I picked up a few boxes of Peeps so we could get creative with them — I put the boxes …

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[30 Nov 2012 | 8 Comments | 5,345 views]
Dollar Store Recipe: Chocolate Caramel Cashew Cookie Bars (and 50+ more treats!)

There are lots of great deals at the dollar store for every part of your house – even the pantry! If you’ve ever been wary of eating dollar store food, one bite of these insanely good cookie bars will make you a true believer. I tried this recipe out on friends and family and the response all around was that they are unbelievably good. These …

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[30 Jun 2012 | 4 Comments | 2,285 views]
Dollar Store Recipe: Tropical Fruit Popsicles

That’s right, a dollar store recipe!  I have dubbed my kitchen the unofficial Dollar Tree test kitchen and I’ve started experimenting with recipes using strictly ingredients that I’ve bought from their food section.  Here is the first of many recipes to come:  tropical fruit popsicles!  These sweet, frosty treats are great for a hot day.  (And it’s been very hot around here lately!)  I made …