Red velvet M&M cake mix cookies

Chewy Red Velvet M&M Cake Mix Cookies. So good!

So we found this bag of Red Velvet M&M’s while grocery shopping earlier this month and we are now kind of obsessed… after making our Red Velvet M&M cookies we had some leftovers and created another moist and chewy (and super EASY!) cookie, Red velvet M&M cake mix cookies: I’m sure you’ve had the easiest […]

Red Velvet M&M Cookies

RED VELVET M&M COOKIES!!  Have you heard of Red Velvet M&M's??  These cookies are made with them and are SO yummy!!

Have you seen the new Red Velvet M&M flavors??  They are SO.SO.GOOD!!  We love them!!  Kristi discovered them and brought a bag home…it was gobbled up immediately. We had our families be the taste testers who gave it two thumbs up! And because they’re 2 shades of red with a pretty white M&M, we thought […]

Big Game Day White Cheese Dip with Giveaway!

Freakin' good Big Game Day white cheese dip appetizer

Anyone else watching the NFL playoffs today?  We are so stinkin’ excited for Big Game day! Although we don’t religiously watch the big game all the way through, we LOVE the commercials… and game day FOOD!  Mostly the appetizers, oh the appetizers!  Today we are excited to share a recipe we’ve been working on and […]

Valentine popcorn mix recipe + free tags

Valentine Popcorn Mix Recipe PLUS free "Have a POPPIN Valentine's Day" tag!! Great gift idea!! (

We’ve shared some Valentine’s decor ideas, Valentine’s Day crafts and even Valentine fonts this month so it’s about time for an easy recipe that’s pretty darn tasty! Our kids went absolutely crazy for our candy corn popcorn mix so we added a bit of pink to it this time around, thanks to a cute Valentine candy mix discovered […]

Candy Heart Bracelet

How to make an easy, edible candy heart bracelet for Valentine's Day! (

We’re gearing up for Valentine’s Day!  It’s a month and a half away but with 4 kids and class parties and teacher gifts, it’s always a good idea to be prepared!  I’m vowing publicly not to wake up in a panic on V-Day with no Valentines for my kiddos to pass out, lol!!  I found […]

peppermint pattie chex mix

YUMMY peppermint pattie Chex mix recipe PLUS free neighbor printable tag via

Happy first week of December! We’re kicking it off with a yummy peppermint pattie chex mix recipe, perfect for holiday gatherings or parties! This post doubles as a blog hop, wee!  Hop on over and visit these incredible recipes. Tomato & Ricotta Crostini from Katie’s Cucina Roasted Leek and Onion Soup from Sweet C’s Designs Mozzerella, Bacon and […]

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, […]