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Chick Fruit Cups

Have you noticed the trend around here for the holidays?  We have a thing for creating healthy snacks using fruit cups lately and what better way to celebrate the Spring with Chick Fruit Cups.  They are the perfect non-candy Easter basket idea.  Plus, they work perfectly for a school like Riley’s where there are a ton of allergies and everything needs to be store bought.  They’re just perfect! Chick Fruit Cups …continue reading


Valentines Day Ideas for Kids – Love Bug Fruit Cups

I absolutely love my holidays, and I have some super cute Valentines day ideas for kids.  Valentines day is one of my favorite holidays and I think it’s largely due to the colors.  I love the pinks and red and so does Riley, which of course makes it ten times the fun.  With Riley in a preschool that has a strict policy on bringing in homemade foods, I’ve taken to …continue reading


Pumpkin Fruit Cups

Riley started preschool this year and I, being the Cupcake Queen, was super excited to make a fun Halloween Cupcake.  Unfortunately, her school has a strict policy about only allowing packaged food because of severe nut allergies that some of the students have.  I knew I wanted to come up with something food related and I even stayed away from tons of sugar for once.  My Pumpkin Fruit Cups ...

Cheesy Sausage Egg Cups

      Easy to make Cheesy Sausage Egg Cups are the perfect breakfast recipe for the entire family. Make these ahead for a simple breakfast routine during the week. Serve with a side of fruit for a balance and filling meal.  Cheesy Sausage Egg Cups Breakfast can be a tricky when you have to be out the door early in the morning! I always want to make sure I get my kids a good ...


Penguin Pudding Cups

 We love cute, easy holiday inspiration.  Since both of my girls are at an age where they appreciate the cuteness, I take full advantage of it because before I know it I’ll have teenagers that want nothing to do with all my cuteness.  Although, who in their right mind could possibly say no to these Penguin Pudding Cups?  They are just too cute!   Penguin Pudding Cups I love crafting …continue reading

Reese’s Pieces Mini Bundt Cakes

“This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group®, PEOPLE Magazine & Hershey’s, but all my opinions are my own. #HersheysPeople #pmedia By now you all know my love of all things Halloween.  It certainly does not mean that it is not a crazy, busy time of year though.  From creating costumesm like Riley's Bumble Bee, to class gift ideas, like our Pumpkin Fruit Cups, ...

Homemade Sugar Scrub With Vanilla And Rose

Homemade sugar scrub with vanilla and rose is the perfect homemade gift for Valentine’s Day. The sweet smell of roses accompanied by the warmth of vanilla really makes this sugar scrub stand out. Give it as a gift or keep it for yourself. Follow my tips below when making homemade sugar scrub. Ingredients you will need: sugar, dried roses (or rose petals), oil, and vanilla extract. Valentine’s day is one …continue reading


Valentine’s Day Party Ideas: Valentine’s Day Straw Toppers

These straws toppers are super cute Valentine’s Day party ideas. Make them ahead of time to use as table decor or have the kids make them as a fun party craft using the free Valentine’s Day printable!   Hi there! It’s Kelly from Typically Simple and I’m so excited to share a super easy, super fun little project with you! Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays to make …continue reading


Hogs & Kisses Valentine

This may contain affiliate links. I’m not sure who looks forward to Valentine’s Day more, my girls or me.  I absolutely  adore creating something cute for Riley’s class.  Even before she went to preschool, I came up with a creative Valentine for the kids at day care.  With this being her first year in school, as a kindergartner, I could not disappoint.  I made sure I didn’t with these adorable …continue reading


Thankful Handprint Pumpkin

I just have to share this project again!  It adorns our kitchen table every Fall and it’s always admired.  Isn’t there just something about those itty bitty handprints that just do you in?  I love decorating with them as you’ve seen from my Sea Life Hand Print art.  With the time of Thanksgiving upon us, I am always reminded of how thankful I am for my beautiful family.  This time last year …continue reading


Apple Pie Energy Bites

Not sure what to pack in those pesky school lunches?   These Apple Pie Energy Bites are the perfect healthy snack idea.  They are done in ten minutes or less and they taste like actual an actual apple pie, but without all the calories! Apple Pie Energy Bites To say that my girls love energy balls would be an understatement.  Whether it’s my Blueberry & Lemon Energy Balls or my …continue reading


Easter Bunny Egg Ring

This may contain affiliate links. Can you believe that Easter is right around the corner already?  It’s in March this year, which means that Spring time comes that much earlier.  At least that’s my thinking living in North Carolina now.  It’ll be in the high 60’s this weekend!  In order to get a little spring in your step about history, I made this adorable Easter Bunny Egg Ring that is …continue reading

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