{no-bake} S’mores Krispie Bars

Golden grahams, gooey marshmallows, and Hershey chocolate pieces combine to bring you the taste of a campfire s'more but in an easy, one pan, no bake s'mores krispie bar! These will remind you of summer campfires all year long! S'mores just scream summer to me! I don't know if it's just me but every time I eat a s'more I instantly think of fire pits in the backyard, long summer nights, hot humid days, camping, and I think gooey! That toasty marshmallow, the crisp sweet graham cracker, and then the best part...... chocolate! I love these s'mores bars because they … [Read more...]

Orange Julius

This copycat orange julius is so cool, refreshing, and sweet. No need to spend $5 at the mall for a small cup when you can make it yourself at home. You have got to try out this easy, simple, & delicious recipe.  The town that I live in does not have a lot of 'kid activities' to do. There are few nice parks that we frequent, a splash pad, and then there is the mall. A couple of years ago the mall here put in this fruit & vegetable play area. The play toys are actually giant fruits and vegetables. At first I thought it was really weird and just knew that my … [Read more...]

Coconut Oil Honey Almond Granola

This granola is loaded with whole grain oats + almonds and cooked in a sweet glaze of honey and coconut oil. It comes together in minutes and the taste is out of this world delicious! Plus, it's homemade with simple ingredients. Can't beat that. This coconut oil honey almond granola just might be my very favorite thing I've ever made! It's so easy, like crazy easy, to make and it's a healthy and addictive snack that everyone can enjoy. I bought a big jar of coconut oil awhile back and have been trying out new recipes with it. I love the subtle coconut flavor it gives … [Read more...]

Funfetti Cake Batter Granola Bars

These funfetti cake batter granola bars are loaded with that cake batter flavor we all love, lots of sprinkles, and a good amount of filling oats! These make a fun after-school treat or something that the kids can make themselves!  I was not expecting much from these granola bars. I figured they would be way too sweet, way too cakey tasting..... but, I was wrong. They are good! I even loved them and kept sneaking a bite every time I went to the fridge for something :) My kids could not get enough of them. While I realize they would not be suitable for an every day … [Read more...]

Rainbow Krispie Treats & 1st Blogiversary Celebration!

It's party time! on Together as Family. My blog is officially 1 years old! I seriously cannot believe I've been doing this dream of mine for an entire year. I have loved, seriously loved, every day and minute of it. I started this blog at a hard time of my life. My husband and I packed up our home, our life, everything we knew, my family, comfort zone and moved across the country to Maryland. We had been living here for 3 years when I hit a really rocky time of life. I had been dealing with postpartum anxiety/depression. I felt alone, disconnected from everybody, I … [Read more...]