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Pink Teddy Bear Hooded Towel

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I have made lots of hooded towels over the years, but they are still my very favorite gift to give to a new baby. I made this sweet, Pink Teddy Bear Hooded Towel for a friend’s new baby and I think it turned out cute, which all hooded towels seem to turn out being. Especially, […]

S’more Cookie Cups

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Well, here I am again! I have taken a couple of months off from blogging, and hopefully I will get in a better routine, although I can’t make too many promises until school starts again. I always think of summer as so relaxing, and it is more relaxing than the school year, but it’s still […]

Creamy Spinach and Tortellini

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We love this fast and easy Creamy Spinach and Tortellini. It is delicious and can literally be on the table in 30 minutes. Now that is my kind of dinner lately. Our weeknights have been full of soccer practice and end of school year activities and our dinners need to be fast. This is one […]

Easy Skirt Tutorial

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A few days before Easter, yes a few days (I think I’m crazy), I decided I needed to make my kids some new Easter clothes. I didn’t have a lot of time, so they couldn’t be fancy at all, and I had to use what I already had on hand. I found some cute yellow […]

Simple Baby Quilt

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A couple of months ago, a family from church had a new baby boy and I wanted to make the baby something special. I remembered that when our three-year-old was born a family friend made our son a little baby quilt and I loved it. I was so touched that she would spend so much […]

Texas Sheet Cake

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When I was young, my mom used to always make Texas Sheet Cake for our family and even sometimes took one to work for her coworkers. It was delicious! I always looked forward to when she would make it, mostly so I could lick the bowl. I used to sit myself at the counter just […]

Homemade Fabric Doll

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When my youngest son got invited to a little girl’s birthday party, I knew just what I wanted to make her! Homemade dolls are so cute and this homemade fabric doll turned out darling. We were so excited to take her to the birthday party! We couldn’t get enough of her though beforehand and had […]

Classic Shrimp Salad

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When I was growing up, I would never even touch the salads that my mom and grandma made for my family. I would eat a plain green salad, but that is about as far as I could handle. As I have gotten older, and much wiser, I have come to realize how much I have […]

Ninja Turtle Hooded Towel Tutorial

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When my husband was a little boy he loved the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Scott, his brother, and all the neighbor kids would jump on the trampoline pretending to be the Ninja Turtles. It is quite a fond memory, so of course his love for the Ninja Turtles has rubbed off on our sons. I […]

Yum our Splendid Recipes

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Hello Everyone! I hope you are all having a fabulous day! I just wanted to write today to tell you about an awesome website that we started using recently to promote our blogs posts. Yummly is a free website where users can browse through recipes, add new recipes to the website, get recommendations for the […]

Mini Chocolate Chip Muffins

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The other day my husband told me that I should make a blog completely dedicated to muffins, since I share so many recipes for them on here. Guess what…I’m sharing another one today! These Mini Chocolate Chip Muffins are so yummy. And they’re mini. What is it about mini food items that make them taste […]

Kid’s Kitchen Craft: Dipped Rice Krispie Treats

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It’s spring break here for our kids and when we are looking for fun things to do together, we can’t forget about all the great recipes we can make right here in our kitchen. I know my kids love to cook! Just yesterday, my 9 year old son made pancakes for the first time by […]

Double Chip Blondies

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This Double Chip Blondies recipe has been a favorite in our family, and all others that we’ve shared it with, for quite some time. We’ve made it for neighbors, friends, taken them to school, and my daughter’s 5th grade class even asked for the recipe to put in their school newspaper. Needless to say, these […]

DIY Kindness Sign – Part 2

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A couple of week’s ago I posted about our DIY Kindness Sign that we put up in our home to try to promote kindness. The Primary Song that we got the words from is just so beautiful, and we wanted to continue with a few more of the words from the song on a second […]

Maple Glazed Doughnut Muffins

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These Maple Glazed Doughnut Muffins are so yummy! They reminded me of the maple bar doughnuts that I used to eat as a kid. Whenever my mom had to pick up doughnuts for meetings at work, she always got us kids one too. We had the best doughnut shop in our town! Now these are […]

Rainbow Treats for St. Patrick’s Day

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Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day! Lucky for you these Rainbow Treats are super easy and super delicious, so you can whip them up really quick to help celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! We have had fun this St. Patrick’s Day season with our Leprechaun on the Ledge and eating our Striped Shamrock Jello. Holidays with kids […]

Striped Shamrock Jello

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Today, I wanted to share a fun St. Patrick’s Day treat that your family will love! Striped Shamrock Jello! I don’t know about anyone else out there, but my kids love jello. We don’t have it very often, but when we do, they want to eat every last bit of it. This does take some […]

Pocket Bunny Tutorial

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I made this darling pocket bunny for my niece for her birthday, but think it would be a fabulous addition to any Easter basket. I found the pattern for the bunny at Martha Stewart and got the idea to add a pocket to this sweet little pocket bunny at Alice and Lois. Such great sites […]

My name is KaCee and I am so happy you are here! This blog is dedicated to cultivating a splendid outlook on marriage, motherhood, family life, cooking, baking, and crafting. I'm a wife, a mother of four, and a blogger! I truly enjoy posting about recipes and crafts that I share with family and friends.

My husband is an assistant professor in Family and Child Studies and he is also a Marriage and Family Therapist. Scott and I both have strong beliefs about commitment in marriage and the importance of family relationships. Again, thanks for stopping by and welcome to Doing Splendid! :)

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