Patriotic & S’mores Ice Cream Sandwiches

What are your Summer traditions? For us, we spend the majority of our Summer at the pool. We also really enjoy cooling down after spending those fun days in the sun. Our local pool has a snack stand, but if we constantly buy from there, that can add up quick! So, I just promise the kiddos a cool treat when we get home– ice cream sandwiches! It works out both for my wallet and keeps them cool and happy too!

I came up with two really fun and easy recipes incorporating Hiland Dairy ice cream. Both are Summer-inspired and so delicious! read more

THREE Easy Snack Ideas for Kids!

Meal planning has become a big deal in my household lately. It has really helped us cut our budget and focus on becoming more financially stable. It also cuts down on waste, because everything we get at the grocery has a purpose. No more purchasing thing without a plan and then letting it go bad.. Everything has a plan and that equals more money in our pockets each month!

Every meal and EVERY SNACK gets planned out for every single day of the week. If you have kids, you know that snacks are important, so they have to be available at all times! This week, I came up with 3 really fun and really easy snack ideas that the kiddos love. They are easy and great for the kids to get involved in making. Let’s review what they are, shall we? read more