247 posts by Nicole Bedard

Small Batch Boston Creme Pie Cupcakes

A Gift of Gratitude Over the summer I started a new tradition with my 6 year old kitchen helper, a Gratitude Journal. I simply used a clipboard and sheets of printer paper to write down what we ... Continue Reading

Baking With Kids: Mini Chocolate Cake With Vanilla Frosting

Just in time for your next chocolate craving or a small celebratory gathering, this mini chocolate cake with vanilla frosting will not disappoint. Last week my kitchen helper and I traveled to ... Continue Reading

Mini Vanilla Whoopie Pies

A Pot of Gold for St. Patrick's Day Whoopie Pies are a classic New England treat with origins in Maine and some would also argue Pennsylvania Amish. Traditionally they are a chocolate cake with a ... Continue Reading

Lemon Blueberry Bread

An Easy Quick Bread To Bake With Kids Winter is still lingering here in New England but I'm looking forward to Springtime weather and flavors. The warmer temperatures and flowers alway make me ... Continue Reading

Budget Friendly Dinners To Kick Off The New Year

Happy New Year! This time of year is always filled with reflection and goal making. Many may look to save additional income and in light of the current government shutdown in the US, this is especi... Continue Reading

Kids Holiday Activity: Salt Dough Ornaments

Salt dough ornaments are one of the easiest recipes that you and your kitchen helper(s) can make together, plus you are rewarded with a keepsake to enjoy for years to come. They will love pouring and ... Continue Reading

5 Holiday Desserts You Can Make With Your Kids

Time to celebrate the holidays! These "5 holiday desserts you can make with your kids" are a fun way to celebrate the season all month long.  How can you go wrong with recipes like Candy Cane ... Continue Reading

The Ultimate Guide: Tips and Tricks To Baking With Little Kids

The holidays are quickly approaching and we are all thinking about what to make and/or bring to holiday parties and family gatherings. If this is the year you wanted to involve your littlest of ... Continue Reading

One Dozen Molasses Oatmeal Raisin Cookies For The Fall Season

There is nothing better than baking a new recipe and your entire family not only loves it but they finish the whole batch in two days. That's exactly what happened with these soft Molasses Oatmeal ... Continue Reading

Homemade Sight Word Cookies You Can Make With Your Kids

Sight Word Cookies were inspired by the new little reader in my house. My kitchen helper started Kindergarten this year and has been enjoying all the new math, reading and writing challenges. Once he ... Continue Reading