Lemon Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting - the perfect spring cupcakes! Fluffy cake with the most delicious frosting!

I am loving spring flavors right now. No surprise since it’s been in the 80s in Texas for the last week or so. How crazy is that?

I keep thinking about how much I want to go back to Colorado and then I see their weather and I’m like, “Ehh… maybe I’ll just stay in Texas and continue to wear flipflops all year.”

I am especially loving all things berry right now. I feel like I’m going to the store every other day for more strawberries! I’m loving them in everything, especially in treats like these Lemon Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting!

Lemon Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting - the perfect spring cupcakes! Fluffy cake with the most delicious frosting!

I’m still loving having a stockpile of Pillsbury mixes and frostings in my pantry. But this time, I want to chat about the cake mixes because they are my alltime fave. If you ever see me instagramming or snapping cupcakes, I can guarantee I made them with the Pillsbury Moist Supreme mix.

Seriously, the softest cupcakes you will ever make.

So for these cupcakes, I took the white cake mix and made it according to the box instructions, except I added just a bit of fresh lemon zest. It gave the cupcakes a nice freshness – and also gave me an excuse to put strawberries on top.

Because lemon and strawberry is just the most perfect combo!

Lemon Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting - the perfect spring cupcakes! Fluffy cake with the most delicious frosting!

For the frosting, I used the Pillsbury Creamy Supreme in vanilla and stirred in some pureed strawberries. Such an easy way to make a store-bought frosting your own!

The soft lemon cupcakes with the strawberry frosting was so delicious.

My oldest has a birthday this weekend and has requested that I make these again for the party!

Lemon Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting - the perfect spring cupcakes! Fluffy cake with the most delicious frosting!

If you want to stock up on Pillsbury products for all your baking needs, make sure you download the Ibotta app to save $.75 and then visit Pinterest to discover more ways to #MixUpAMoment with Pillsbury!

I’ll be using Pillsbury products to make a super cute Easter treat in a couple weeks so make sure you check back!

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This McDonald’s copycat recipe for the Shamrock Shake is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day or any day you need a sweet, minty treat!

Shamrock Shake - McDonald's copycat recipe! This tastes just like the original! So good!

This blog post originally published on March 10, 2014. Photos updated on February 22, 2016.

I worked at McDonald’s for a couple years during high school and college and Shamrock Shake season was always a fun one. I would have to walk through the door at 4:45 am and right after I turned off the alarm, I’d turn the shake machine on. If I got wrapped up in other stuff and forgot to do it, I’d have angry customers on my hands the minute we opened the doors. It was crazy!

It’s hard to believe but I never tried one during that time. The whole mint thing just didn’t appeal to me.

We went for Happy Meals last week and I saw the Shamrock Shake sign and ordered one without even thinking about it. I can’t believe I went so long without trying it! It was so good!

I wanted to recreate it at home for the kids and it turned out perfectly. It’s pretty dangerous that I can now make them whenever I want with ingredients that I always have on hand!

Make sure you go for mint extract and not peppermint – really makes a huge difference!

Shamrock Shake - McDonald's copycat recipe! This tastes just like the original! So good!

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There is something for everyone on this list of 30+ Slow Cooker Recipes! Breakfast, soup, dinners, and even dessert ideas!

30+ Slow Cooker Recipes - breakfast, dinner, and dessert ideas!

My life has been so craaaaazy recently and I’ve found myself grabbing quick drive-thru salads or, you know, tacos and french fries instead of cooking at home.

I just haven’t had the time or energy for cooking actual meals in the last couple weeks.

So I’m sharing this list of 30+ slow cooker recipes so that maybe it will motivate me to get dinner going before I leave the house in the morning. There is something for everyone here! Dinners, breakfasts, and even desserts!

I’m going to start working my way through these recipes starting with the tacos. Or the chocolate. Or maybe both.

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Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing - soft and fluffy cinnamon rolls with the most delicious icing!

Happy Tuesday guys!

I hope you had a fabulous long weekend (if you were lucky enough to get one)! The kids and I took advantage of the $1 hot dogs at Sonic and may or may not have indulged in slushies as well. And then I spent the rest of the day cleaning out the fridge and my closet and watching a Vanderpump Rules marathon.

It was fantastic.

Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing - soft and fluffy cinnamon rolls with the most delicious icing!

I also went nuts in the kitchen and made cookies, muffins, and these cinnamon rolls with cream cheese frosting.

I can’t remember the last time I made cinnamon rolls. Probably not since we lived in Colorado!

But cinnamon rolls are one of my favorite things to make. I love the process. The making of dough, rising, filling and rolling, another rise, baking, frosting. I love how long it takes. It makes it that much more exciting when they’re finally done and frosted with amazingly delicious cream cheese frosting!

I am obsessed with these. They are so fluffy and perfect. Warm them up for, like, 20 seconds just so the frosting gets melty… perfection.

If anyone needs me, I’ll be eating my weight in cinnamon rolls.

Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing - soft and fluffy cinnamon rolls with the most delicious icing!

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