Easter Treats

Bird's Nest Sugar Cookies

Spring brings a feeling of renewal as the weather gets warmer, the flowers start to bloom, and the trees start to bud. Everything is coming to life and there is a sense of joy in the air. With the turn of spring, Easter celebrations arrive. Whether you enjoy spending the holiday searching for eggs with […]

Easy Easter Cupcakes

EasterCupcakes

These cheerful cupcakes are easy to make and fun to decorate. We used a store bought cake mix and fluffy white icing for the base. Then we decorated the cupcakes with Easter candy. We made bunnies and little egg nests. This recipe yields 18-24 cute cupcakes. ~ Happy Easter!             […]

Easter Nests

Bunny

These colorful nests are sure to put a smile on every little bunny’s face. They are easy to make and children will enjoy filling the nests with goodies. This recipe makes 12 nests. ~Happy Easter!   Easter Nests Prep time 30 mins Total time 30 mins   Author: This Busy Life Recipe type: Snack, Dessert […]

For the Love of Food

hot chocolate

February – the month when St. Valentine’s Day is celebrated. Whether in a romantic relationship or enjoying the single life, it’s easy to notice when February 14th rolls around. Stores are filled with pink and red hearts, stuffed animals and trinkets are put on display, and who can forget the copious amount of Valentine’s chocolate […]

Shortbread

Shortbread

Do you love melt-in-your-mouth shortbread? We do! This recipe with its three simple ingredients won’t disappoint. As well as being absolutely delicious, it’s kid-friendly too. Kids will love helping you knead the dough, cut out the cookies and decorate them too. We hope you’ll find the time during this busy season to indulge in some […]

Christmas Cookie Cutouts

CookieCutouts

We have been making these cookies since our kids were little (that’s a long time). They are simple to make and the kids always enjoyed cutting out the cookies as well as decorating them. Here’s a tip: Before cutting into the dough with a cookie cutter, dip it in a bit of flour to ensure the […]

Snickerdoodles

bowl of snicherdoodles

Snickerdoodles are a favorite cookie in our house. Make them at Christmas or any time of the year. Their chewy middle and cinnamon and sugar coating will have them asking for more! Snickerdoodles These cookies are coated in sugar and cinnamon and are soft on the inside. They are a family favorite! Author: This Busy […]

Brownies with Flax-Seed

brownies

Did You Know? Flax seed is high in most of the B vitamins, magnesium, and manganese, but it is also rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, high in insoluble and soluble fiber, and is perhaps our best source of lignans, which convert in our intestines to substances that tend to balance female hormones.  In addition, lignans […]

Pretzel Salad

Pretzel Salad

I got this recipe from my step-mom many years ago. I fell in love with it as I love anything that is sweet and salty (basically I love food). This is a great dessert to take to a pot luck. It makes a lot and if you are like me you may eat it all […]

Apple Crisp

applecrisp

Apple Crisp is a delicious dessert any time of the year, but there is no better smell than an Apple Crisp baking in the oven on a cool autumn day . We think your whole family will enjoy this easy and delicious dessert. ~Enjoy! Apple Crisp Prep time 20 mins Cook time 45 mins Total time 1 […]