Easy Easter Cookie Recipe- Bird’s Nests With Eggs!

When I am planning fun Easter treats with the kids, I always love to include things that have symbols that point back to the true meaning of Easter, which is the resurrection of Christ. These easy bird's nest treats have "eggs" inside, which are one of the oldest symbols of the Resurrection! You can find all of my Easter activities for kids here. Today I'm going to show you my easy Easter cookie … [Read more...]

How To Make Easy Jelly Bean Bark (In The Microwave!)

I take any and every chance I get to focus on the true meaning of Easter during the season, which is Jesus! I was looking for a fun way to incorporate jelly beans and use them with the jelly bean prayer, and I decided to try making "jelly bean bark". Not only was this super easy and fun for kids, but it's actually a lot more delicious than I expected it to be! You can find my free legend of the … [Read more...]

Easiest Hot Cross Buns Recipe Ever

I love traditions and making meaningful recipes, especially during the Lent and Easter season.. but y'all... I'm only 1 person! Sometimes I have to cut myself some slack, and at those times, I'm happy to reach for the super easy recipes. This version of hot cross buns utilizes canned biscuits, but also includes the seasonings and meanings behind the more complicated and traditional recipe. Be sure … [Read more...]

World’s Most Delicious King Cake Recipe EVER!!!

King cake has been a dish that has been traditionally made and eaten on different Catholic feast days, including 3 Kings Day (the Epiphany) and also Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday). There is a baby Jesus hidden inside the cake, it is shaped like a crown, and now it generally features the New Orleans colors of purple, green, and yellow. These are also the symbolic colors of wealth and royalty! You can … [Read more...]

Authentic Swedish Recipe For Lussekatter (St. Lucy Bread)

Years ago I learned how to bake Lussekatter, a Swedish traditional sweet bread that is made with saffron and eaten in celebration of St. Lucy's feast day, also known as Santa Lucia day! This is a big and important celebration to the Swedish people, and it has been an absolute joy to incorporate these celebrations into our home these past 10 years. You can find my resources for celebrating the … [Read more...]

Candy Cane Cookie Recipe With Actual Mint Flavor!

Christmas is the best time of year to bake, and I especially love making a large variety of Christmas cookies! I have several favorite Christmas cookie recipes, and this one is definitely earning a spot on the list this year! These have the delicious peppermint flavor of an actual candy cane, and they are a fun option of cookie to bake with kids because shaping them into the candy canes is so much … [Read more...]

Delicious Chocolate Cookie Recipe (With Cherries!)

This is one of my favorite cookie recipes- chocolate cherry cookies! Not only are they delicious, but I love the pop of red the cherry provides, making these cookies beautiful and festive as well as tasty. This cookie recipe is easy enough to have help from the kids, and fancy enough to serve at a party. You can also find 15 perfect chocolate cookie recipes for chocoholics here. Today let's take a … [Read more...]

Strawberry Sandwich Cupcake Recipe (No Cake Decorating Skills Needed!)

When celebrating with kids, I always love to include some fun food! Doesn't delicious food always seem to take an ordinary day and make it more into a party? Cake is one of our favorite ways to celebrate, and I love this strawberry sandwich cupcake recipe. It's also a winner with the kids! Simple, includes actual fruit, and no decorating skills are needed. This is my kind of recipe.  I … [Read more...]

DIY Doggy Biscuits (For The Feast Day Of St. Francis!)

Since St. Francis is the patron Saint of animals, I decided this would be a great feast day to remember man's best friend! You can get the kids involved in this one and live the liturgical year in a way that Fido can celebrate with you. Today I'm going to share with you a super simple diy doggy biscuit recipe that only takes 6 simple ingredients that you probably already have at home! You can find … [Read more...]

Blackberry Dragon Fruit Smoothie Recipe For Michaelmas

The feast day of St. Michael and the Archangels comes around every year on September 29, and we just love to celebrate this day! Sometimes this day is called Michaelmas, and you can find all of my resources for celebrating Michaelmas with kids here. Since this day is traditionally celebrated by eating blackberries, I thought we would try making some easy smoothies. So fun! Let me show you how to … [Read more...]