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Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars for #ElleAPalooza

In Memory of Elle

I have been sitting here for the past hour, staring at the blinking cursor on my screen, truly unable to put into words what I want to write. This sucks. Hug your family. Love fiercely. Never take a single day or moment for granted…There, can that be it? That pretty much sums up how so […]

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Super Simple Chocolate Cool Whip Cookies 3 Ingredients www.dineanddish.net

Vacation Mode {Recipe: Super Simple Cool Whip Cookies}

Friends, I have to apologize. My brain just isn’t really in cooking mode this summer. No cooking mode = no blogging mode = I’m really slacking on just about everything around this space lately! Plus I’m on Weight Watchers and cooking = temptation = eating more than I should. It’s hard to be a food […]

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Photo of Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies from www.dineanddish.net #recipe

Morning Chaos {Recipe: Breakfast Cookies}

Mornings around our house are usually mass chaos. No matter what I do to try to be organized the night before, mornings don’t seem to change. In fact, we have a little celebration in the car on the way to school on those rare days where I didn’t have to turn into “raging maniac mom” […]

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Cookies for Santa

I’m excited to share this, oh sooo adorable, video with you! When my friends at Milk asked me to interview my kids about what they leave out for Santa, I knew we’d come up with some pretty cute stuff. Combined with several other bloggers participating, above is the video compilation that you’ll love to watch. […]

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Rainbow Tie Dyed Sugar Cookies from www.dineanddish.net

Simple Joy {Recipe: Rainbow Tie-Dyed Sugar Cookies}

Is it possible to find happiness in a cookie? When that cookie is a Rainbow Tie-Dyed Sugar Cookie, the answer is a resounding yes! There’s even more joy found when the whole family gets in on the action, piecing off dough and contributing to the giant, multi-colored log of psychedelic cookie dough. Makes me happy. […]

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Cutout Cookies 2

Our Favorite Cutout Sugar Cookie Recipe

It just dawned on me that of all the years I’ve been blogging, I have never shared our absolute favorite recipe for cutout sugar cookies. I think the reason is, I never have an end picture. Either it’s dark by the time we are totally done decorating or we’ve eaten them all already, but for […]

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Oreo Sticks

Simple and Special {Recipe: Chocolate Dipped Oreo Cookies on a Stick}

Sometimes it is easy to get caught up in the outlandish, especially when it comes to kids. I forget that to get smiles on their faces, it doesn’t always require something big and grandiose. In this day and age of elaborate kid parties, parents determined to outdo each other and hyped up hoopla, take some […]

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triple chocolate cookies

Easter Brunch and Triple Chocolate Cookies

You know there’s something wrong when you get a plate of these Triple Chocolate Cookies in front of you and the last thing you really want to do is eat one. That’s how things have been for me around here lately. I’ve been under the weather since a week ago Thursday. I went to the […]

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hot chocolate cookies with marshmallows

Spring Optimisim {Recipe: Hot Chocolate Cookies with Marshmallows}

I’m optimistically looking in my pantry and trying to figure out ways to get rid of all the hot chocolate mix I stocked up on during the frigid winter. My hope is that spring is here to stay and I won’t need to warm the kids up when they come in from playing outside with […]

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Gingerbread Family Boys and Girls

Gingerbread Family Christmas

I have a sick little one this week, so most of our normal Christmas traditions have gotten pushed to the wayside as we simply try and keep up with getting her well before the big man in the red suit shimmies down our chimney. One such tradition is our annual Christmas picture, which hasn’t gotten […]

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