Strut Your Stuff Saturday Link Party- Week 38


I can't believe it is almost April! I absolutely love this time of year, just like I love seeing all of the fabulous things you all link up! We're so glad you came to party with us! Thanks for taking the time to share your recent projects, recipes and ideas with us. Here are our favorites from last week:  Easter Chick Cupcakes from Bird On A [...]

Fudge-Filled Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe


When Swiss Maid Fudge asked us to come up with a recipe incorporating their fudge, I thought that it would be best to keep it simple. One of my favorite desserts is a classic chocolate chip cookie (especially when they are warm and gooey straight out of the oven) and I decided that placing a piece of delicious fudge in the middle could only make things [...]

50 Easy & Delicious No Bake Desserts

50 no bake treats

Spring is Crazy at our house! There are so many different functions that I need to bring desserts too, and sometimes I don't have the time to bake something. So I have many No Bake "Go To" recipes that I can whip up fast and I don't even have to turn on my oven! Here are some of my FAVORITES! 1. No Bake Strawberry Icebox Cake 2. [...]

Chinese Fried Rice Recipe

If you're looking for an Asian inspired side dish, then you'll definitely want to try this!  It is so simple to make and full of flavor. Chinese Fried Rice Recipe: (Recipe from Life as a Lofthouse) 3 cups cooked white rice (I used Minute Rice) 3 Tbl. sesame oil 1 cup frozen peas and carrots (thawed) 1 small onion, chopped 2 tsp. minced [...]

Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

My husband and I love Chinese take out, but we don't love all the calories that come with it.  This Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken tastes good enough to come from a restaurant but you don't even have to leave the house to get it! Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe: Ingredients: Chicken: 3-4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts Salt and [...]

Bow of the Tiger Giveaway (and 31 Gifts Winner)


   This week's giveaway is sponsored by the fabulous Sue Tiger, who owns the Etsy shop   Bow of the Tiger. Bow of the Tiger sews handmade accessories for your car, electronics, children, and special occasions. Using fabrics that showcase bright colors and bold patterns, these practical designs help protect your most precious possessions with [...]

Cadbury Mini Egg Blondies Recipe

Cadbury Mini Egg Blondies

I can eat Cadbury Mini Eggs by the bagful.  Literally, I can buy some in the morning and they are gone before my husband gets home from work.  It is a terrible addiction!  I found it takes me a little longer to go through a whole bag when they are baked into a dessert. :) Print Cadbury Mini Egg Blondies Recipe Author: Six Sisters [...]

Applebee’s Knock-off Oriental Chicken Salad

applebee's oriental chicken salad[1]

I love, love, love to go out to dinner . . . however, our budget doesn't always allow it. I love finding restaurant recipes that I can make for a fraction of a price and have them taste just as good! We found this recipe a couple of weeks ago and have made it a three times already! It's super simple to throw together and the dressing is delicious. So, save [...]

Banana Split Cupcakes

banana split cupcakes

These cupcakes would so fun for a birthday and will be the hit of any party! The cake part is a banana cake made from scratch (and it tastes amazing!), but if you wanted to, you really could use a yellow or white cake mix. However, to get the full banana split effect, I recommend making the banana cupcakes. :) They are fairly easy to whip up and taste so [...]

10 Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

10 healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

We are snack eaters at my house but sometimes it is hard to get my kids to eat healthy things. These are some of the things I do to get  them to eat more healthy. 1. Make Designs: Kids LOVE things that look "pretty" or "cool." When making healthy snacks, try to fancy them up a bit (such as my flower design out of strawberries, bananas and fat free [...]

Cheap and Easy DIY PVC Pipe Soccer Goal


Our Little girl started soccer this last week and is loving it! My husband wanted her to be able to practice at home so he decided to make a soccer goal for her. It was so easy to make and cost way less than any other soccer goal we could find. Here is how he did it! To make the soccer goal he went to Home Depot and bought: - 2 of the 10 foot long [...]

No-Bake Chocolate Bird Egg Nest Cookies {Fun kid recipe!}

chow mein chocolate bird nests

 Making these Bird Nest Cookies has been a tradition in our family since I was a little girl. Every spring, we would always have a million birds in our backyard (mostly annoying magpies, but birds nonetheless) and we always knew when the baby birds had hatched from their eggs because you could hear their sweet little chirps. Now these cookies are just a [...]

Lip Lickin’ Chicken Recipe


This is a family favorite! Simple to make, but tastes absolutely delicious! This is always a big hit for Sunday dinner. Ingredients: 8 Chicken breasts 1 tsp. Garlic powder 1 tsp. Onion powder Salt and Pepper to taste 2 Cans Cream of Chicken soup 2 cups Sour cream 8 oz. Shredded Parmesan cheese 2 cups sliced mushrooms, sauteed in butter or olive [...]

Strut Your Stuff Saturday Link Party- Week 37


Hurray!  It is officially Spring! We're so glad you came to party with us! Thanks for taking the time to share your recent projects, recipes and ideas with us. Here are our favorites from last week: Gourmet Cinnabon Popcorn from Remodelaholic Robin's Egg Blue Easter Wreath Tutorial from Uncommon Designs  Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip [...]

Easy Cake Batter Truffles

cake batter truffles

As you have learned by now, my family loves all things cake batter. We have made our Cake Batter Buddies at least a dozen times and still can't get enough of them! Don't be fooled by the name- there are no eggs in this! It's safe to eat! Even better- these truffles require no baking! They are quick, easy, and make an amazing treat that people will [...]

Friday Fun List: 15 Spring Cleaning Tips & Checklist


I love Spring.  I love the birds chirping, sunshine, fresh air, and...... the cleaning!  I love being able to throw out all the junk we've accumulated over the winter and start new! We've found a few unique cleaning tips as wells as a checklist to help you with your spring cleaning!  How to Professionally Clean Your Blinds from French [...]

Double Chocolate Brownie Mix Cookies

These are an easy dessert to whip up when you're in a hurry.  They are soft and chewy like a brownie but look like a cookie!  If you're a brownie lover, then you'll definitely love these cookies! Double Chocolate Brownie Mix Cookies Recipe: (Recipe from 21 ounce box brownie mix (I used Duncan Hines Milk Chocolate) ½ cup all-purpose [...]

Slow Cooker 7UP Chicken & Rice

Slow Cooker 7UP Chicken and Rice

 This meal has only 5 ingredients and can be thrown together in a matter of minutes!  The 7UP (or Sprite) makes the chicken so moist with a hint of sweetness! Print Slow Cooker 7UP Chicken & Rice Author: Six Sisters Stuff Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  6 hours Total time:  6 hours 10 mins Serves: 4   [...]