Chocolate mint crinkle holiday cookies

Yummy Chocolate Mint Crinkle Cookies

I am part of a sponsored post for Collective Bias® and made these easy Christmas cookies using First Street ingredients to take to an upcoming cookie exchange party. Are you participating in a holiday cookie exchange, too? Honestly, I think the idea of this party is pure brilliance: bring a batch of cookies and bring […]

Whole wheat chocolate chip cookies

The best whole wheat chocolate chip cookies recipe! So yummy! Can't tell it's whole wheat, best part!! {}

It’s the perfect time of year to stop and take a minute to count your many blessings so we’ve gathered some friends together for a gratitude blog hop because we wanted to let our own families know just how much we love and appreciate them. If you want to play along, check out my whole […]

Neapolitan Semifreddo Shortcake

Neapolitan Semifreddo Shortcake recipe. SO easy and ridiculously good!! A sophisticated ice cream cake!

I love dessert.  Like love love love dessert. Any homemade baked good speaks to my soul and I have to have it.  So when World Market challenged me to make an Italian dessert, I jumped at the chance.  I knew I wanted to use their ladyfingers but that’s all I knew they carried.  When I […]

Monsters University cookies

Easy monster cookies! So cute & playful for Halloween!

Give it to me, did you love Monsters University as much as I did? I seriously love kid movies and Pixar hits a home run each time with their flicks. My hubby and I  are always excited to take the kids out for a family date (with popcorn & drinks of course!) to see the […]

6 Can Taco Soup

Delicious and easy 6 can taco soup! Perfect for last minute dinner!

I really should call this my 1 pot/6 can taco soup recipe because it’s the easiest, yummiest, last-minute-friendly-dinner that my kids beg for.  And I suck at cooking so I promise you that it’s impossible to screw this dinner up!  Taco soup is great for pot lucks, family dinners and sick neighbors…because you can trick […]

Creamy Velveeta cheesy chicken chili

Delicious creamy Velveeta cheesy chicken chili #cbias #shop

I have a confession: I am a liquid gold digger. Yes, I would rather spoon with a yummy bite of melted cheese than my husband. There, I said it! If you’re like “What are you talking about?!” then you better head over to Velveeta’s FB page to see if you’re a liquid gold digger, too! […]

Best ever cheesy meat lasagna recipe + LG double oven range giveaway

Mmm! Get the recipe for Better than ever cheesy meat lasagna at PLUS A $1500 LJ DOUBLE OVEN GIVEAWAY!

  Do you let your littles help in the kitchen? I do! It helps them learn new skills and feel like they’re contributing, although it can be made a little quicker than if I was cooking solo, and it can be less dirty, LOL! My weekly meal rotation almost always includes our favorite family recipe: […]

How to bake the perfect size smash cake

How to make the perfect size smash cake #birthday #smashcake #baking

My little man turned ONE this past week… oh, how time  f l i e s! He wasn’t feeling very well and I hadn’t planned on a big party since my hubby had to work late so I decided instead to do a simple photo shoot to capture this sweet age and let him explore […]

St Patricks Day food ideas

11 St Patrick's Day food ideas | #stpatricksday #food

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! While a lot of cuter moms than us are prepping green pancakes right now, we have super early church so my kids settled for Lucky Charms with green milk. Bam. Done. That’s how we roll when this fun green holiday rolls on a Sunday! (;  In case you’re feeling more creative […]

Grilled chicken parmesan #CookClassico

Grilled chicken parmesan | Lolly Jane #cookclassico

Hope you all had a great weekend! I celebrated my 11th year of marriage this weekend with my mister and had the most.delicious.meal to celebrate!  Most women want to go out and have a fancy dinner at an expensive restaurant, I know, buuuuuuuut, most couples aren’t married to a man in law enforcement who works […]

easy homemade neighbor gifts

I don’t know what’s wrong with me…I’m usually quick to make decisions but when it comes to those decisions affecting other people, I have a hard time.  Super annoying!  Last year I made my easy homemade thin mint cookies using Ritz crackers and Andes mint chocolate chips.  I thought about making them again but couldn’t […]

19 yummy Christmas tree treats roundup

19 yummy Christmas tree treats roundup | Lolly Jane

Have you guys started baking for the holidays yet?  Or are you cheaters like us yesterday where we simply added a cute tag to a pre-made treat?!  So many holiday occasions to make something sweet during this time of year… work party, family gathering, neighbor gifts, school holiday party, visiting teaching, home teaching, Christmas day […]

Ritz Dipped Cheesecake Cups

Easy Ritz dipped cheesecake cups via

I love the holidays!  Family, food, the spirit of Christ/Christmas in the air and DESSERT!! Our most fav part (;  We were experimenting with cheesecake cups and thought a fun CRUNCH was just what a cheesecake needed.  How about a white chocolate and milk chocolate dipped Ritz crust?  Well we tried it and loved it! […]

Pumpkin spice cinnamon chip trifle

Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Chip Trifle

Oooh la la!  My most faaaaaaaaavorite part about fall is seeing all the canned pumpkin on the end caps at grocery stores.  Is that weird?!  Maybe, but I almost always snag one can when I see them.  Walking through Walmart this time, I spied pumpkin spice pudding!  Hello, jello!  I tossed it in the cart, […]

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Bread recipe

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Bread recipe

I’m so excited to share this amazing Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Bread recipe I created by altering two separate recipes.  It’s so good!  Moist and flavorful, it’s my new go-to recipe for neighbors! My good friend Kristyn from Lil’ Luna shared her Snickerdoodle Bread earlier this year and it looked so yummy!  I do love snickerdoodles but more than […]

Halloween Dinner Ideas


My family attended a neighborhood trunk-or-treat Halloween party this weekend.  It was so fun seeing all the kids we attend church with dressed up as their favorite characters.  The nacho bar was really yummy and so was the dessert…as were the candy bars I snuck from my kids’ Halloween bags (;  My favorite part was […]

Frosted pumpkin spice cupcakes

Pumpkin Pie Spice cupcakes by \LollyJane

Craving pumpkin after today’s big Sunday family dinner?  We were too so we whipped up a quick batch of mini-cupcakes and topped them with the new Cool Whip Frosting [sprinkled with pumpkin pie spice] and added a sweet pumpkin marshmallow.  Mmmm!  Take a peek at our pumpkin pie spice cupcakes: Each Sunday we splurge on […]

4th Of July Apple Cherry Blueberry Cups

4th Of July Apple Cherry Blueberry Cups lollyjane (1)

I love my visiting teachers, Dana and Alisyn.  I know they pray for me when they’re not here and most importantly, they bring me cute desserts when they visit (;  Check out these darling 4th of July Apple Cherry Blueberry Cups!  Mmm!  So cute, I felt bad eating them…almost!   I love how Dana used […]

Homemade dilly bars + DIY cool summer treats {roundup}


Summer is in full swing around here and it seems like our littles constantly have a cool treat in their chubby fists to beat these triple digits!  To help keep them entertained this hot season, we made a batch of dilly bars… and let them reap the tasty reward:  {Click here for our homemade dilly […]

Berry Lemonade Dump Cake

berry dump cake recipe lolly jane

 Thank you COOL WHIP for sponsoring this post. Join us on Facebook for inspiration and recipes for everyday treats. What you add makes it. #coolwhipmoms Barbecue season is in full swing around here! Desserts containing fresh fruit go so well with these parties, don’t you think? ! I was grocery shopping earlier this week and snagged a box of pink […]