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Homemade Easter Marshmallows | Hellobee

Homemade Easter Marshmallows

I’m not sure why marshmallows feel like Easter candy to me (well, Easter candy or a hot chocolate garnish). Maybe it’s because they’re light and springy? Or is it really just because of Peeps? I’m not sure I’d have the patience for homemade Peeps, and even if I did I’d be worried they would turn [...]


Chicken and Egg Easter Cupcakes

Easter is almost upon us, so I thought I’d share a fun Easter themed cupcake with ya’ll in honor of the holiday!  I made everything from scratch, but you can still get the same cute result by using boxed vanilla cake mix and store-bought cream cheese frosting if you’re short on time (or energy).  Enjoy!

Oatmeal Cookies

Healthier Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I recently mentioned that at this stage with our potty training we’re using cookies as a reward when Little M stays dry during naps. I usually use a mini version of the lactation cookies I made for myself when he was a baby. However, the other day I wanted to make a simpler cookie with [...]

healthy chocolate cake with peanut butter cream cheese frosting | Hellobee

Healthy Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

With Zane’s second birthday quickly approaching, I’ve been dabbling in a bit of party planning. While I get overwhelmed by all the advanced crafting that shows up when I search Pinterest for party ideas, I find my comfort zone in creating a menu for the event and am especially looking forward to making the cake. [...]

Best Chocolate Birthday Cake

I know, calling something “the best” is a strong move. But this is seriously the best chocolate cake – and I’ve test-baked many! It’s super moist and super chocolatey. I have a favorite vanilla recipe too, but chocolate cake is my go-to special treat for celebrations. I love this recipe so much that it’s the chocolate [...]


3 Simple, Slimmed-Down Treats for Valentine’s Day (or any day!)

I love making treats for special occasions.  But after two months of bad eating (thanks to the holidays, New Year’s, and the Super Bowl), I’m not feeling anything too heavy.  Here are some lightened-up bites I’ve made recently.  Hopefully one of these treats will help make your Valentine’s Day a little sweeter! This is a [...]

lactation cookies

Lactation Cookies (That Actually Taste Good!)

Since becoming an exclusive pumper, I have struggled to keep my supply high enough for Little Lion’s needs. I have found myself needing to supplement more and more lately, so I knew it was time to try some new recipes for lactation cookies! I made these this week and have been very pleased! They are [...]

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