Triple Berry Shortcake Salad

Triple Berry Shortcake Salad – An easy and delicious summer salad loaded with berries and hints of shortcake. One of my favorite recipes! Perfect for Memorial Day and 4th of July!! I’m getting so excited for Memorial weekend. Each year, Memorial weekend is our first FULL weekend up at our lake cabin, and we look forward to spending it with friends and family. We had big plans this past Saturday to put the finishing touches on everything up there – power {Read More}

Summer Velvets Parfait

So, I’m getting really excited about the 4th of July. I can hardly stand it. Fun in the sun awaits us and the fireworks that light up the sky in the evening are nothing less than magical. I truly believe it’s one of the kids’ favorite holidays and I have to say it’s one of mine, too. Are you hosting a party for the 4th at your house this year? I thought we all could use some sweet inspiration for {Read More}

Berry Sparkler

I can’t believe the 4th of July is just around the corner. Over the 4th we always invite family and friends up to our cabin to celebrate and enjoy good food and good drinks, lakeside. I remember two years ago when it was so hot on Independence Day that the lake felt like bath water. We just played in the water all day. It was really the only way to get any relief. While the heat that year was a {Read More}

Frozen S’mores

Who’s excited about the upcoming weekend? I can’t wait to spend it up at the lake with family and friends! I’ve waited ALL winter for this, and we leave today! The car is packed, the menu is planned and all we’re hoping for is some halfway warm weather. I’ve seen so many of my blogging friends comment how warm it is by them already. Here in Wisconsin it’s still freezing some nights!  I’m sure we’ll be huddled around the fire making s’mores {Read More}

Patriotic Pops

Memorial weekend is really sneaking up on me fast! Does it feel that way to you? We’re planning to take the family up to our lake cabin next weekend. Since I’ve been sending the kids to school with their hats in the morning this week, I doubt there will be any swimming in the lake. Bummer. I’ve been trying to plan some fun out-of-the-water activities to keep them entertained while we’re up north. That’s what we call it here in Wisconsin. {Read More}