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Easy Chicken Parmesan Recipe

Chicken Parm can be a drag to think about making: You gotta do a dredge and then dredge the thing. But it's not really so bad. Chicken Parm gets its perfect crispiness from a serious panko bread crumb coating. We like to think this one is the best. YIELDS: 4 PREP TIME: 0 HOURS 10 MINS TOTAL TIME: 0 HOURS 30 MINS INGREDIENTS 2 [...]read moreEasy Chicken Parmesan Recipe

President’s Day Craft

Presidents’ Day is celebrated in honor of George Washington, the first U.S. president. Former President Abraham Lincoln also had a birthday in the month of February, and so Presidents’ Day has often been associated with those two presidents. However, it’s changed over the years and has also been said to celebrate the office of the [...]read morePresident’s Day Craft

8 Fun Family Movie Night Ideas!

1.  Print Admission Tickets – How about giving the kids a ticket to Family Movie Night before they head out the door in the morning.  It’ll give them something fun to look forward to all day.  You can print some adorable movie tickets at Dabbles and Babbles. 2.  Let the Kids Make Dinner – Keep dinner simple with some [...]read more8 Fun Family Movie Night Ideas!

Valentine’s M&M Butterfly Treats

Here is an adorable gift idea for Valentine’s Day ~ m&m butterflies! The kids can even help make them for classmates, teachers, etc! It also would look cute with pink jelly beans or any other candy. They are really simple to make and you could do them for any occasion, not just Valentine’s Day. Materials Needed: [...]read moreValentine’s M&M Butterfly Treats

Cinnamon Sugar Muffins

Ingredients 1/3 cup butter, softened to room temperature 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup milk 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp nutmeg 2 Tbsp melted butter for topping Cinnamon sugar mixture Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter and sugar till fluffy. [...]read moreCinnamon Sugar Muffins

Simple Cheesy Breakfast Bites

INGREDIENTS 1 can Butterflake Pillsbury Crescent Rolls 7 eggs 12 slices of bacon cooked and cut into thirds 1 cup cheddar cheese divided 1/2 cup milk salt and pepper INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350. Roll out crescent dough and press seems together. Cut into 12 squares. Grease pan really well and place 1 crescent square in each muffin cup. Place 3 small pieces of bacon along the [...]read moreSimple Cheesy Breakfast Bites

Banana Muffins

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup mashed bananas about 3 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 egg beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup melted butter Instructions Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a muffin pan with paper liners. Whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in medium bowl. In a separate bowl, combine bananas, brown sugar, white sugar, beaten [...]read moreBanana Muffins

Soft Christmas Sugar Cookies

Super soft cut-out sugar cookies decorated with an easy icing. These Christmas Cut-Out Sugar Cookies are so fun to decorate and perfect for the holidays! INGREDIENTS For the cut-out sugar cookies: 3 cups (375 grams) Pillsbury BEST™ All-Purpose Flour*, spooned & leveled 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening or 1 Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening Baking Stick* 1 cup (200 grams) sugar 1 large egg room temperature 2 tablespoons (30ml) milk [...]read moreSoft Christmas Sugar Cookies

Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Cider

INGREDIENTS 1 (64-oz) bottle Ocean Spray Cran-Apple Juice 2 cinnamon sticks 5 whole cloves 2 star anise pods Apple slices, I use Gala ½ cup fresh cranberries INSTRUCTIONS Add everything to a 4 quart or larger slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH for 2 hours or until heated. Serve and enjoy! *Recipe courtesy of https://www.themagicalslowcooker.com/slow-cooker-cranberry-apple-cider/

Rosemary Dinner Rolls

Ingredients 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast 1/2 cup warm water , 110 degrees 3 Tbsp sugar , divided 3/4 cup milk , warmed to about 80 degrees 1 large egg 3 Tbsp unsalted butter , softened 3 1/2 Tbsp chopped fresh rosemary 1 1/2 tsp salt 1 Tbsp whisked egg , for brushing rolls 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour , then more as needed Good quality extra-virgin olive oil and freshly ground black pepper Instructions In the bowl of [...]read moreRosemary Dinner Rolls

Chili Lime Chicken Tacos with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

*Recipe courtesy of CarlsbadCravings.com Taco Ingredients: 1 Recipe All Purpose Chili Lime Chicken 1 Recipe Grilled Pineapple Salsa 4 flour tortillas or 6-8 corn tortillas 1/2 cup favorite cheese, more or less Avocado Crema Ingredients: 1 medium avocado 1/2 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon lime juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder DIRECTIONS: Prepare Chili Lime Chicken And Grilled Pineapple Salsa according to directions. To make [...]read moreChili Lime Chicken Tacos with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Classic Kid-Friendly Halloween Movies

THE ADDAMS FAMILY That creepy, gothic, Addams family is up to their normal hijinks. Not technically a Halloween movie, but October seems fitting for a family that has a severed hand for a maid. CASPER Kat and her father move into an old abandoned mansion which ends up being inhabited by 4 ghosts, one of which [...]read moreClassic Kid-Friendly Halloween Movies