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Tag Archives: dessert

No Churn Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 20, 2018 | Categories: Recipes
no churn chocolate ice cream

No churn chocolate ice cream is one of our favorite things to make and eat during the summer. Okay, we love ice cream any time of the year, but especially enjoy it during the warmer months. The reason I love no churn ice cream is that it’s so easy to make. After you try his […]

Lemon Raspberry Parfait Dessert Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 26, 2018 | Categories: Desserts, Recipes
Lemon Raspberry Parfait recipe. Perfect dessert for Easter, spring, or summer!

Ready for summer? I sure am! This delicious Lemon Raspberry Parfait is the perfect dessert get me out of the winter doldrums. It would make a great Easter dessert as well. I love lemon desserts, so this parfait is perfect anytime for me. I love individual desserts, it always makes, not just kids, but even […]

Vanilla Cappuccino Cupcakes Not Just for Coffee Lovers

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 7, 2018 | Categories: Desserts, Recipes
Vanilla Cappuccino Cupcakes for Easter

Who doesn’t love big, fluffy cupcakes? Well, who doesn’t love cupcakes? Period. And if you are a coffee lover or drinker like me, you’ll go crazy over these Vanilla Cappuccino cupcakes I made on Easter. They’re the perfect cupcake for anytime of the year. In fact, I think they would be perfect for Valentine’s Day! […]

How to Make Cake Pop Sun Pops

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 19, 2016 | Categories: Desserts, DIY, Food, Home and Garden
How to Make Cake Pops

If you’re looking for fun, edible DIY projects during the summer break, here is a easy delicious cake pop idea… Sun pops! The kids will have fun helping you make them and they are awfully darn cute. And what a great way to celebrate a sunny summer than with sun pop cake pops?! How to […]

Coconut Fruit Dip & Strawberry Mango Kabobs

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 6, 2016 | Categories: Recipes
Coconut dip and strawberry mango fruit kabobs

I’m enjoying this summer so much so far and trying not to think too much about the fact that my son starts back to school in just under a month now. Ugh. But right now I’m living in the moment. We’ve been eating a lot of strawberries this summer and another thing I love is […]

25 St. Patrick’s Day Dessert Recipe Ideas

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 28, 2014 | Categories: Baking and Cooking, Chocolate, Food, Holidays and Observances, Recipes

St. Patrick’s Day is one of those fun holidays where everyone wears green or risks the chance of getting pinched, wear fun T-Shirts with cute sayings or Irish quotes, etc. St. Patrick’s Day is also a great day to think out of the box when it comes to food. Desserts are a fun way to […]

Strawberry Parfait Recipe made with Fresh Florida Strawberries #spon @FreshfromFL

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 19, 2014 | Categories: Baking and Cooking, Desserts, Food, Recipes
strawberry parfait fresh from florida strawberries

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fresh From Florida for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. One of my favorite fruits is the strawberry. Especially fresh strawberries. They bring back wonderful childhood memories — picking fresh strawberries with my grandfather. It just so happens that my son’s favorite fruit is […]

Raspberry Fluff Recipe for a Romantic Valentine’s Day

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 12, 2014 | Categories: Baking and Cooking, Desserts, Food, Holidays and Observances, Recipes
Romantic Raspberry Fluff recipe via Blog by Donna http://blogbydonna.com

Imagine a light, fluffy dessert that melts in your mouth satisfies your sweet tooth and is beautiful to behold, and you will be dreaming of Romantic Raspberry Fluff. Add some raspberry schnapps just for fun, and you’ll have the perfect dessert for a romantic Valentine’s Day meal. This dessert is best when made the day […]

Chocolate Scones for Valentine’s Day #recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 5, 2014 | Categories: Baking and Cooking, Chocolate, Desserts, Food, Recipes
Chocolate Scones Recipe for Valentine's Day via Blog by Donna http://blogbydonna.com

I’ve been trying new recipes and looking on Pinterest and Googling for just the right Valentine’s Day dessert to make for my husband. I want to make something that he will enjoy and that he knows I took some time and thought into making. Because he is worth it. I think this chocolate scones recipe […]

Valentine’s Day Macaroon Balls Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 3, 2014 | Categories: Baking and Cooking, Desserts, Food, Holidays and Observances, Recipes
Valentine's Day Macaroon Balls #recipe

It’s February and love is in the air. Honestly, I hope love is in the air every month for you. It is for me. February is the month of LOVE, though. I find that I cook, bake, and am generally more crafty during this shortest month of the year. I have several recipes and projects […]