Looking for a sweet treat to share with your loved ones for Valentine’s Day? Thicker than a cookie, but just as easy to make, these heart-shaped chocolate chip cookie bars are the way to go! Today’s recipe comes from Jacquie from The Sweeter Side of Mommyhood. If you’re not familiar with Jacquie, what are you waiting for? Her blog posts (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) share highlights from her life with her husband, dog, and 3 kids, including crafts and recipes easy enough for anyone to tackle. Jacquie’s family loves these bars as a special Valentine’s Day treat – and if you like chocolate chip cookies, we’re sure your Valentine will love them too.

Raise your hand if some of your happiest memories involve being in the kitchen with your grandma – or just eating the delicious homecooked meals your grandma prepared for family dinners. By our unofficial estimate, 90% of grandmas excel at cooking and baking – and 99% of the population wishes that they had the same kitchen skills. Never fear! We’ve enlisted help from our trusted team of grandmas to prepare you for culinary success. Our grandmas all agree that every good cook needs a few basic recipes that they can whip up with minimal effort, and this biscuit recipe will surely become part of your regular rotation! All you’ll need to get started are some everyday ingredients you’ll find in almost any kitchen, a food processor or pastry cutter (though even a fork will do!), a set of biscuit cutters, and a baking sheet. Then just follow this recipe and you’ll be on your way to achieving the coveted kitchen skills that every grandma seems to possess!

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]With summer on its way, kids will soon be home from school and looking for entertainment. We’ve got the perfect thing: A DIY kid-friendly bird feeder. They are super easy to make using items you probably already have around your house. The best part is that your kids can customize their bird feeders into whatever shapes they want using cookie cutters! Your kids will enjoy making them and the birds will thank you for the tasty snack.

Once you’ve mastered the art of baking fantastic desserts, you’re probably ready for the next challenge: Decorating them. This can seem overwhelming – there is so much to know! – but with a few basic tips anyone can get started. From there, it’s just practice, practice, practice! The first step to decorating is picking which type of icing you want to work with. Today, our focus is on the ever-popular fondant. Anyone has the ability to become a pro at decorating, and the best place to start is with fondant. The good news is that you’re probably already familiar with fondant, given its popularity for wedding cakes. Although many wedding cakes are elaborate, fondant can be used for simple designs as well, for both cakes and cookies!

Store-bought frozen pie crusts no more! This quick and easy recipe will be your new go-to for all your favorite pies. And with only four ingredients, two of which are salt and water, you are sure to be able to make this no matter the occasion. ...

These Pumpkin Raisin Cookies are a family favorite and will be yours too! Perfect on a cold winter's day or use as a cookie for an ice cream sandwich in summer. Everyone will love these! ...