Orange Soda Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Icing

Orange Soda Cake

So I think I am VERY late to this party, but I recently learned that you could make a cake with only a box of cake mix and a can of soda. When I found this out, my mind was BLOWN and I just had to give it a try. If I am being honest, I was a little disappointed. The end result tasted great, but it was just slightly dry. I decided to improve on this hack just slightly by adding in sour cream, and I will say that I was blown away by the end result. To make things even better, I went ahead and added some homemade orange cream cheese icing on top, and it was like a party in my mouth! See my recipe for Orange Soda Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Icing below.

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Halloween Monster Popcorn – Perfect for Parties & Gift Bags

Halloween Monster Popcorn

I am always searching for great halloween gift ideas that aren’t just candy. Don’t get me wrong, halloween candy is an amazing thing, but I feel like these days kids get SO MUCH of it! With us having four kids, the amount of candy that comes home from all of the parties and trick-or-treating is really out of control. This Halloween Monster Popcorn is great for filling gift bags for friends and teachers, giving to trick-or-treaters, serving at parties or just for enjoying at home.

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Orange Crush Cocktails – Refreshing and Perfect for Summer!

Orange Crush Cocktail

Orange Crush Cocktails are served at many restaurants all up and down the east coast. We love to order them from one of our favorite spots in Virginia Beach. An Orange Crush is an ultra refreshing drink that is absolutely perfect for hot summer days, but I could honestly down one at any time of year with no issue! These cocktails use orange vodka, orange liqueur, fresh orange juice and a splash of lemon-lime soda to create a sneaky-strong delicious beverage. Cool off with a couple of these today!

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Orange Cream Smoothie

Jar filled with orange cream smoothie

Smoothies are a lifesaver for me when it comes to breakfast. As a mom of four small children, my mornings are always hectic. If I don’t come up with something quick and easy that I can have on the go, I won’t end up eating breakfast at all. You may have already enjoyed my PB&J smoothie, and now I hope you love my Orange Cream Smoothie!

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Fresh Squeezed Orange Lemonade

Pitcher of Orange Lemonade

I am (clearly) the kind of person who loves to feed people. My kids won’t eat a lot of the food I make, because most of it is honestly not “kid friendly”. Of course, they will eat most of my desserts, but that’s about it. Since my kids don’t want to eat my cooking (rude!), I like to make them this fresh squeezed orange lemonade. I know that they will always go on and on about how much they love it, and I feel better about serving this to them rather than the instant stuff.

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