Holidays, birthdays and other occasions sometimes leave us with lots of candy hanging around the house — not a great situation, especially if you have kids. When life hands you extra candy, make some loaded cookie bars.
Donuts are fantastic, but just not big enough. A few delicious bites — suddenly the one you’re eating is long gone. Not so with this giant donut cake ! You’ll have donut-y goodness for at least a few servings (unless you keep it all to yourself, which we totally understand).
This patriotic ribbon banner is the perfect red, white and blue DIY craft that can easily find a place in your home for all the big summer holidays. Check out how to make your own cute craft!
Whether you’re hosting a potluck or attending one as a guest, it’s always best to plan and prepare. Here are some of our favorite potluck-friendly recipes!
Are you sometimes intimidated by the numerous steak choices? Allow us to provide a bit of beef education. Ladies and gentlemen, Steak 101 is now in session.
Looking for that perfect party appetizer that everyone talks about for weeks afterward? Try this flavor-amazing jalapeño popper dip!
Sweetly delicious and wonderfully fragrant, this lemon plum skillet cake comes out of the oven looking like a delectable work of art.
Big and bold in presentation, this birthday cake boasts four full-size layers of chocolate cake generously frosted with a whipped chocolate frosting that starts with a ganache.
This whimsical mermaid bark is ideal for a party or beach-themed event with its swirls and scallops of purple, white and pink, dotted with shimmer candies and sprinkles.
This wooden floral letter craft is stunning to look at, easy and inexpensive to make, and makes a special gift for anyone in your life! Just customize it with an initial and you have a perfectly personalized gift.
From summer picnics and Easter brunch to potlucks and afternoon snacks, deviled eggs are more than up for the occasion.
How about firing it up with some easy fireworks decorations for your backyard celebration? This cute pool noodle firecracker centerpiece is festive and easy to make!
Your new favorite chocolate cupcake recipe is right here! These German chocolate cupcakes are moist and tender, with a luscious chocolate frosting crowned by a sweet coconut pecan topping.
Craving a buttery, sweet, crunchy nosh? Our homemade caramel popcorn can’t be beat! It’s addictive, easy to make and ready in less than an hour.
Need an excuse to shake a wand decorated with sequins and ribbons around? We have just the patriotic parade wand to make with this easy craft project.
Want to add a splash of color and show some USA pride for the summer holidays? Make a few of these patriotic sequin-covered pots! They’re unique, fun and functional, too.
Quick, easy and healthy for breakfast, brunch or dinner, there’s really no wrong time to serve these fun and delicious pancake fruit tacos!
Here we share nine of the best summer eats for your cooking and indulging pleasure. These dishes are guaranteed to add a little extra fun and adventure to your summer cooking plans!
Whether you’re decorating for a small indoor gathering or a backyard extravaganza, these patriotic candleholders will make the setting flat-out glow with red, white and blue.
Thirsting for a fun, flavorful drink for your upcoming patriotic party? Mix up some of this sparkling red, white and blue sangria, and you’ll want to serve this festive fruity beverage all summer long!
Want to share your American hope, pride and joy this Independence Day? Check out these 18 patriotic 4th of July blessings and electronic greeting cards — perfect for downloading or sharing with friends and family.
Planning a patriotic-themed cookout? Delight your burger-loving family and friends with a platter piled high with these juicy 4th of July sliders!
Why just sing The Star Spangled Banner when you can eat it? Show your patriotic spirit by bringing a tray of these American flag cupcakes to a 4th of July or Memorial Day party!
Turkey is probably not the first meat that comes to mind when you think of of Asian food, but these tasty turkey meatballs with Asian-style dipping sauce prove that they are actually the perfect pair.
Here’s a collection of 9 Father’s Day cards to post on your social media accounts, to email to a VIP, or just download and save them so you can share some love on a birthday — or any other day.
If you’ve never imagined beer and cheese together, let this pale ale corn dip be your “gateway food” to many more such combinations.
With so many reasons to cook up a turkey on any day, there’s no need to wait all year long for that one special day — nor do you have to prepare a whole turkey. With this recipe you can enjoy a tender, juicy grilled turkey breast anytime with minimal effort.
Here’s a fun Father’s Day word search that kids will love — a printable puzzle that is all about this special day!
A special dad deserves a special present – so here’s a Father’s day gift guide to help find that perfect little something for the dearest dads in your life!
Looking for a super-easy and super-affordable (free!) way to send a little Father’s Day love to the number 1 dad in your life? Here, take your pick of four thoughtful printable Father’s Day cards to color and give!
These adorable DIY fabric-covered flowerpots are make for some truly thoughtful gift for Mother’s Day or a birthday — or, really, for anyone on any occasion! They’re easy to make, and are an affordable craft, too.
Cake pops make any celebration more festive! This white chocolate and vanilla version is an especially fun, sweet surprise for a birthday, Valentine’s Day, or any other kind of party.
Nothing says love like waking up to the sweet, warm scent of homemade waffles wafting from the kitchen. And our red velvet waffles with cream cheese glaze taste like an extra helping of love!
While most people think of cocktails as beverages to be enjoyed strictly in the evening, the Bloody Mary is a rare exception to the rule.
Creating something beautiful to give your mom for Mother’s Day doesn’t have to take a lot of money — or a lot of time. Make one of these fancy candles, and give her the thoughtful gift she deserves!
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Want to know the right thing to say this Memorial Day? Check out these 14 Memorial Day blessings and electronic greeting cards — perfect for downloading or sharing with friends and family.
Make a colorful patriotic centerpiece out of nothing more than red and white straws, a mason jar, rubber bands and ribbon! Here’s how to do it.
Here’s a collection of sweet cards you can download and share with your favorite graduate!
If your child can’t get enough of the whimsical horse with a mysterious horn on its head, this fun dessert is the one to make! We searched the world for an easy unicorn cake recipe — one that didn’t need any hard-to-find ingredients or super skills. Give it a try!
If, in addition to the picnics and parties, you want to do something more this year to remember those who served — and died — for the cause of freedom, try these patriotic family crafts.
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Light as air, yet dense with chocolate decadence and a hint of coffee, these impressive chocolate souffles will make you look like an accomplished, undauntedly passionate pastry chef.
Here’s a great steak recipe for date night: Pan-seared filet mignon for two. Juicy, flavorful and topped with a succulent… Read More about Pan-seared filet mignon with shallot butter
Kindness, compassion and generosity are qualities most parents wish to see blossoming in their children’s personalities — and one of the most valuable lessons we learn from our parents is how to give back to the community. Here are 10 ways to do just that!
If procrastination is your middle name, you’re probably feeling the panic about finding a great Mother’s Day gift. Don’t fret! Here are a few last-minute gift ideas that won’t seem last-minute.
Are you looking for the secret to a totally stress-free but impressive (and delicious) spread? We have two words for you: charcuterie board.
Instead of throwing another package of hot dogs on the grill this Father’s Day, how about trying one — or several — of these hot options?
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Do you think irresistible, can’t-get-enough pretzel bites are too difficult to make at home? Think again!
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This cupcake paperclip bookmark is one of those things that will make mom smile every time she sees it. It’s a thoughtful gift for the mom who loves to lose herself in a good book.
Looking for a super-easy and super-affordable (free!) way to send a little Mother’s Day love to the number 1 mom in your life? Below, take your pick of four super-sweet printable Mother’s Day cards to color!
Here, you can download your own copy of our free Mother’s Day ebook for 2018, with some great ideas to… Read More about Get some great recipes in our free Mother’s Day ebook!
A special day for your mom isn’t just an American thing — many other countries have similar Mother’s Day traditions, too. Here are a few of them!
This outrageously rich dessert joins your favorite sweet treats in heavenly layers of brownie and chocolate chip cookie dough, all lavishly covered with chocolate ganache.
The iconic crimson color of red velvet bundt cake, wrapped in a luscious cream cheese frosting, makes it a must-have dessert for a celebration, including Valentine’s Day!
Want a delicious dessert that looks like it came from a high-end coffeeshop? These white chocolate-drizzled apricot & hazelnut biscotti may look fancy, but you can make them right at home!
Here’s a fun Mother’s Day word search that kids will love — a printable puzzle that is all about this special day!
These juicy, oven-roasted burgers are a cinch to make, especially without the mess of charcoal or the hassle of getting gas for the grill. Just mix up the ingredients and stick the patties in the oven!
Here’s a quick, super-simple, affordable American flag mason jar craft to add a bit of patriotism to your decor!
When it comes to moms, the best gifts really do come in small packages — at least for women who love jewelry. Here are some great Mother’s Day gift ideas to consider!
We’ve gathered some ideas for a Mother’s Day breakfast in bed that combine maximum taste with minimum mess — so you spend more time with her than in the kitchen afterward.
These incredible buffalo chicken tacos are baked in the oven, resulting in a spicy chicken filling nestled in a crispy taco shell smothered in bubbly cheese.
Here’s a collection of 21 Mother’s Day cards to post on your social media accounts, to email to a VIP, or just download and save them so you can share some mama love on a birthday or any other day.
Flowers are a popular gift for Mother’s Day, but they don’t have to be boring. Here are a few traditional ideas, and some fun and unique takes on floral presents your mom will love!
Here, we have for you a collection of ten happy spring cards to share on your social media accounts, or just to save to for a little dose of springtime any time.
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If your mom’s not nearby, here are some uniquely wonderful Mother’s Day gifts you can order online and send directly to her door!
You might not want to have a super-fancy table this Easter, but we have some easy Easter centerpieces to bring elegance and beauty to your Easter dinner.
Inspired by classic carrot cake with mounds of smooth cream cheese frosting, these carrot cake cupcakes are sure to delight.
Here are 10 fun adventures — experience gifts — you can share with your mom on Mother’s Day and beyond.
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Instead of running to a shop, try your hand at one of these easy, inexpensive Mother’s Day crafts to give as gifts!
We have combined all of the zesty tastes and textures that you love in your favorite Mexican dishes (like nachos) in adorable, easy-to-serve cups.
These mini apple are roses a veritable feast for the eyes and the taste buds! They may look fancy, but they’re surprisingly simple to make with just a few leftover apples and some puff pastry.
Whether it’s purchased or made by your own hands, the warmth of a personalized Mother’s Day gifts will touch her heart forever.
These rich, creamy sea salt vanilla caramel twists feature caramel that’s made by gently heating whole cream, butter and sugar until the mixture forms soft, chewy squares of caramelized bliss.
Here are 12 ideas for floral table centerpieces that will wow guests — not just on Mother’s Day, but on any special occasion.
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For those celebrating a Traditional Christian Easter celebration, here are five inspirational Easter quotes to enjoy and share.
We’ve rounded up 20 of the most decadent red velvet cake recipes — from the traditional to the innovative — that are true chocolatey treats for both the eyes and the appetite.
Spoil your mom this year: Let her sleep in, and make her a Mother’s Day brunch instead of dealing with crowds and overpriced mimosas.
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A favorite for potlucks and luncheons, deviled eggs have been around forever. That doesn’t mean they have to be boring, though! Here are 20 delicious ways to make them.
Here, see just how easy it is to turn household items like yarn, felt and glue into the cutest little yarn bunnies for Easter!
More than just something to eat, fondue is an experience — a fun, tasty way to bring people together, like you will with this cheesy-beer fondue recipe!
Beyond all the jellybeans and chocolate bunnies, these delicious Easter desserts are sure to please guests young and old.
Our cardamom grapes wrapped in blue cheese and pistachios are an easy and elegant way to add a touch of sophistication to your next gathering.
During the holidays, the dinner is the star of the show — but that doesn’t mean there’s no room for some delicious dips in the hours before the main meal!
If your idea of deviled eggs is a boring boiled egg white slopped with mashed, hard-cooked egg yolk, mayo, mustard and relish, this elegant deviled egg recipe is going to deliciously change your mind.
Easter time is so much more than just Peeps and fake grass. Just as the outside is made new again with the spring season, try your hand at some of these crafts and give your home something new, too!
This simple and delicious candy vodka recipe uses Jolly Rancher candies, but you can make it with a variety of other sweets, too!
If you’re looking for a refreshing new drink, look no further than our sparkling pear cocktail. It’s fresh, fruity and floral, featuring the delicate flavor of pear as the star of the show.
These amazing, smooth mashed potatoes get a little extra vibrancy thanks to mascarpone cheese, and a sprinkling of thyme gives them a touch of color and bit more warm flavor.
While these Easter egg dyeing ideas might not take you back in time with that pungent vinegar smell, the designs are unlike anything you’ve seen before.
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This fabulous DIY photo collage memory board is very simple to create, and makes an especially excellent gift for grandparents.