Author Archives: Susie Chadwick

Pumpkin Spice Popcorn (Halloween Treat)

I made this Pumpkin Spice Popcorn mix as a quick after school treat for my kids. It only took about 10 minutes to make and it was so easy and delicious! The Pumpkin Spice M&Ms are only available at Target. … Continue reading

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Taco Stack {Freezer Meal}

Taco Stack is a super easy meal that is one of my family’s favorites.  It only has a handful of ingredients, all of which are probably already on hand.  It reheats really well and can also be adapted into a … Continue reading

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Crock Pot French Dip Sandwiches

French dip sandwiches are one of my family’s favorite meals.  Crock pot french dip sandwiches are easy to make and only need 5 ingredients. This is a great way to cook pork tenderloin in the crock pot. Cook the pork … Continue reading

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Disney Smart Phone Tips

Smart phones make our lives easier in so many ways, and a trip to Disney is no exception.  You can use your smart phone to save time, money and frustration at Disney. Here are five tips and ideas for making the … Continue reading

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Parmesan Pasta {Pasta-Roni Copycat Recipe}

Pasta-Roni used to be my guilty pleasure, but since I started making this copycat Pasta-Roni recipe, I’ve discovered how much better it is from scratch! The best part is, this Parmesan Pasta doesn’t take any longer to cook than making … Continue reading

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Lemon Coconut Scrub {DIY Gift Idea}

Lemon Coconut Scrub is an easy DIY gift for many occasions.  I first made this for Mother’s Day a few years ago with a group of 8 year old girls.  It was easy enough for them to make on their … Continue reading

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10 Easter Crafts for Preschoolers

Easter and Spring are fun times full of great craft ideas for preschoolers.  Whether you have little ones who want to make an Easter treat, or a group of preschoolers over for a playdate, there’s something fun for everyone. Here … Continue reading

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Easter Bunny Cake (Easy)

I’m a fan of easy shape cakes that can be cut from basic cake pans. Shaped cake pans are expensive and take up so much room.  This Easter Bunny Cake is made from two 9-inch rounds. How to Make an … Continue reading

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Olive Garden Breadsticks Copycat Recipe

An Olive Garden breadsticks copycat recipe has been eluding me for a while. I tried several breadsticks recipes that were too dense, way too salty, or too flavorless.  I finally settled on this recipe, which is actually very similar to … Continue reading

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Rice Krispies Easter Eggs

Rice Krispies Easter Eggs are an easy Easter treat to make and decorate with kids.  Use M&Ms in Easter colors, pastel Sixlets, or any other small candies you like. Rice Krispies Easter Eggs 3 tablespoons butter 1 package marshmallows (40 … Continue reading

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