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Chocolate Milkshake Ice Cream Cake

Summer is here and even though the weather has not been the greatest we still love to celebrate. If we are honest when I say celebrate I mean eat cake LOL! Nothing is better then a delicious ice cream cake from Dairy Queen. Well that was my opinion before I seen the beautiful cake Jen from Mom vs the Boys made! Chocolate Milkshake Ice Cream Cake My husband plus all three of our boys have birthdays within 10 days of each other. Between all the parties with friends and family, it tends to be  ...

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Happy National Picnic Month with Hummus

  Summer is happening and this mama is loving it. We have had some amazing family moments that have created great memories. Outdoor meals and snacks to carry along on our adventures is always a must with my gang. Besides being Canada’s birthday, July 1st was also the kick-off to National Picnic Month. Canada Day is behind us, but you can keep the Canuck pride going during Canada’s 150th year with a Canadiana-themed picnic, featuring tasty flavours from coast to coast. Do you have a  ...

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Kit Kat Basketball Cake

My biggie just celebrated a birthday! When he was smaller I had made all his cake but for some reason stopped. So this year I decided I would get busy and create him something special. He currently is into sports right now basketball being his fav. So I got on google and looked for some ideas. I came across a picture of a cute Kit Kat Basketball Cake and decided it would be easy enough to recreate. I think it turned out Awesome! Check it out below! Kit Kat Basketball Cake What you need: 2 9  ...

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Creamy Vanilla Buttercream Frosting #Recipe

Baking has never been my thing. I don’t know why as I do enjoy it, I just never seem to find the time. This year I decided to make my son’s birthday cake this year including HOME Smooth and Creamy Vanilla Frosting. I had no idea what I was doing, but figured with Petunia my new stand mixer from Breville how hard could it be? Buttercream frosting is great as you can adjust the consistency depending on the need. I learned that by adding less or more milk you either end up with a  ...

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Dessert Cones for Camping or at home on the BBQ

We love to go camping. One of the memories I have is making delicious Banana Boats! Treats are always yummy but add in the campfire and it gets even better. My boys love coming up with tasty things to try. The best part? I always get to taste test their creations. Mom vs the Boys posted a recipe about Dessert Cones and they are now on our must try list. After you see how simple they are and how tasty they look they will be on yours too! I used whatever I had on hand which was mini  ...

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Delicious Banana Bread Muffins #Recipe

It is summer time which means I am home with my boys. With my biggie in camp my littlest guy gets some special attention. I really wanted to make blueberry bread today but he had other plans. He just begged to use my new mixer and wanted Banana Bread. So we both compromised and created some tasty muffins! They smelt amazing while they were baking and tasted AMAZING! Delicious Banana Bread Muffins Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 1 stick butter [1/2 cup] ¾ cup  ...

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Delicious and Tasty Mexican Rice Recipe

Rice is a staple in our house. Both my boys and hubby eat it without complaints and you can make it taste different each and every time. I always tell hubby that it is a simple side dish that goes a long way. Lately my boys have been asking for “Mexican” food. This really only means Tacos. Now that my boys are older just tacos don’t cut it they need more with their dinner. So when I came across this tasty recipe for Mexican Rice I knew it would be a hit! Mexican Rice  ...

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Quick & Easy Ice Cream Cake #Recipe

My boys love ice cream. Nothing is better then relaxing on a hot day, hanging on the deck enjoying some ice cram and giggles with them. Since my hubby was a young child his mom ALWAYS got him a ice cream cake for his birthday. Being the awesome wife I am I kept that tradition up. But if we are honest, they are EXPENSIVE! So when I seen this simple recipe to make our own I got a little excited. The best part? The kids could totally help make it too! Quick & Easy Ice Cream Cake Last year  ...

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Healthy Snacks for Game Day

Warmer weather is finally making its appearance where I am from. This means all the fun Summer sports are starting. I love driving by the parks and seeing the kids playing. Some of the best life lessons I learned were on a sports field. While sports are not for everyone it is definitely something I recommend trying. This year both my boys are playing baseball. I grew up on a diamond and am so excited to share this with my boys. But with game time, comes snack time. With two boys I needed  ...

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