*Last Day of School Tradition*

Yippeeeee! Summer vacation is here! Yesterday we ended the school year with what has become a bit of a tradition for us: Baked Apple Cider Doughnuts Well, the tradition is the homemade doughnuts, although the kind has varied every year.  I bake the doughnuts and use the excuse that they are healthier (the truth is …

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Layered Ice Cream Cake – A Birthday Tradition

This cake has become our family "biRthDaY" tradition. I love this cake because it's easy, it's yummy, it looks fancy, and it's customizable to the birthday kid because you can pick whatever their favorite ice cream flavors are! Here's the recipe: Layered Ice Cream Cake 18 oreos 1 -2 T milk 9 ice cream sandwiches 3 pints ice …

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A New Tradition Can Start Anytime…

My brother-in-law began a new Christmas tradition for our family this year. And it's turning out to be a lot of fun. He is running a "25 Days of Christmas Trivia Game". Every day he sends out a new trivia question via text on our cell phones.  Check out the current scores that are updated …

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Strawberry Goodness

White chocolate-covered strawberries, how I heart you! (and dated kitchen counters, how I don't heart you!) Chocolate-covered strawberries are so easy, I really don't know why we don't make them more often!  It was a fun activity to do with the kiddos whilst it was snowing hugely gigantic snowflakes outside on Sunday evening.  In mid-April.  Yes.  …

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