Moana Heart of Te Fiti Shake

Moana is easily our favorite animated movie. The story. The characters. The music. We love everything about this film and baby sister is the cutest when she twirls and sings, "You're Welcome." Last year I interviewed a Moana Animator, Darrin Butters, and learned more reasons to fall in love with the beautiful film. While Hei Hei the chicken is a favorite character, it's easy to also adore the entire cast. The film released on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD today so we are celebrating with Read More... {Read More...}

JELL-O Zombie Donuts Recipe

Zombie donuts are a perfect treat for Halloween and to celebrate the premier of your favorite zombie show. JELL-O Zombie Donuts are ooey, gooey chocolate treats oozing green zombie guts. Are zombie guts green? Who really knows but these donuts are! JELL-O Zombie Donuts Recipe Ingredients: Lime JELL-O Green chocolate melts Green sparkle gel White cake mix (prepared according to box instructions)  Fold the lime JELL-O into your prepared cake mix.  Pour the Read More... {Read More...}

Easy Cherry Strawberry Cobbler Recipe

My great grandmother cooked fabulous family meals. Her homemade biscuits were amazing and you could always count on the creamiest mashed potatoes for a dinner visit. She also made the best pies and cherry pineapple cobbler. It wasn't until I was an adult myself that she shared her cobbler secret - it was a simple four ingredient dump cake with items she picked up on her weekly grocery run. Her biscuits and pies are an entirely different handmade story but I frequently make the dump cake for Read More... {Read More...}

Easy Space Cake

Whether it's for a space themed party, a galaxy playdate, or a celebration in anticipation of the new Ratchet & Clank movie release, this easy space cake will be an exciting dessert for your guests. The best news is you just need a box cake mix and food coloring to make the treat that perfectly resembles a planet covered in craters. Today I shared how to host a summer movie party on Arizona Midday. With the release of Ratchet & Clank in theaters tomorrow it was a great opportunity Read More... {Read More...}

Easter Carrot Cookies

Have fun getting ready for a visit from the Easter Bunny with these easy Easter Carrot Cookies! This post was originally published 3/27/14. Cute and quick seems to be the trend in my home for holiday themed desserts and treats. I simply don't have the time to spend hours in the kitchen working on pretty creations but with a seven year old daughter that loves sharing with friends, family, and neighbors making holiday treats is necessary. Our Easter carrot cookies are the perfect treat to make Read More... {Read More...}

Officer Clawhauser Donuts Recipe

Zootopia's Officer Clawhauser is everything opposite of what you would expect in a cheetah. He's not fierce. He's not fast. And he doesn't eat prey. Instead he is hilariously funny, eclectic and loves donuts. His admiration for sugar steals the scene in his first appearance in Zootopia. With the film now in theaters, the Officer Clawhauser donuts recipe is the perfect way to celebrate. Officer Clawhauser loves two things: pop star Gazelle and donuts. He is a joyful character and I would Read More... {Read More...}