Brownie Bottom & Peanut Butter Ice Cream Cake

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Brownie Bottom & PB Ice Cream Cake

One of my all time favorite desserts is simple: a good brownie with ice cream on top. For some reason a rich, gooey brownie topped with ice cream is the perfect combination of decadence and creaminess. We’ve entered spring, and I’ve been craving ice cream like crazy! That’s when I got this crazy idea to make a homemade ice cream cake. Brownie bottom ice cream cake to be exact. Ice cream cake is such a treat and reminds me of special birthdays growing up in the hot desert. It’s been so warm that I wanted to make a delicious and fun spring time dessert. 

This recipe was too good and simple not to share and is perfect for the warm spring and summer months! Kiddos and adults alike loved this! 

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Brownie Bottom & Peanut Butter Ice Cream Cake
 
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Ingredients
  • Brownie Boxed Mix and Ingredients needed
  • Blue Bunny® PB 'N Cones™ Ice Cream (I used about ¾ tub)
  • Whipped Cream (1 container, I used about half)
  • Sprinkles of choice
Instructions
  1. Bake brownies (I used a store bought box and followed the directions) in a 8x8 pan
  2. Let brownies cool for about 30 minutes
  3. Soften ice cream for about 5 minutes on the counter
  4. Spread a thick layer of ice cream on top of brownies
  5. Add a layer of whip cream
  6. Add a lovely and generous layer of sprinkles
  7. Freeze for 2-3 hours
  8. Serve cold and enjoy!

This Brownie Bottom Ice Cream Cake is so easy and such a fun and impressive gift to pull out at family dinners and events. The options are endless- you can do all sorts of flavors and toppings!

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All three of the flavors: Toffee Brownie Twist™, Mint Cookie Crunch, and PB ‘N Cone™

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Spreading the ice cream onto the brownies!

Blue Bunny® recently came out with our new 2017 lineup of ice cream flavors and treats. One flavor that we’re really excited about is PB ‘N Cone™, which has swirls of creamy peanut butter and crunchy chocolate dipped cone pieces throughout delicious vanilla ice cream.

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Adding a layer of whipped cream!

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Yum!

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Love the sprinkles!

I opted for my favorite: chocolate chip brownies with Blue Bunny® PB ‘N Cone™ ice cream, a layer of whip cream, and sprinkles on top. This recipe was gone in a day or two and was a hit with both kids and adults. It tastes extra delicious out of the freezer and microwaved for just 5 seconds. I had to stop myself because I wanted to keep eating it! 

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We loved this dessert!

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Enjoy!

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This recipe was too good and simple not to share and is perfect for the warm spring and summer months! Kiddos and adults alike loved this! Check out their Social Hub , Blue Bunny Website, or BlueBunnyCakes.com for more fun ideas! 

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Check out Blue Bunny’s new line of delicious and decadent ice cream flavors: 

  • Mint Cookie Crunch
  • Cherrific Cheesecake
  • Monster Cookie Mash
  • Toffee Brownie Twist™
  • Rockin’ Rocky Road™

What are your favorite spring desserts? Share with me in the comments below!

Top 5 Fave Anti-Aging Products for Busy Moms

As a mother, housekeeper, blogger, and business owner, I know how busy life can get! There is almost always something to get done around the house, for my blog here, or for a friend. The laundry really never seems to end, and my kiddo always wants me to play with her for “just 15 more minutes, Mommy!”. Over the years, I have realized how important it is for me to practice self-care so I feel better. Just a quick routine with some of my favorite products can leave me feeling pampered and refreshed.

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My favorite beauty and anti-aging products are those that multi-task. What mom doesn’t love a little multi-tasking? I recently found that there are incredible anti-aging products on the market that do more than one thing. I love saving time AND money! Now we are talking!

Once I hit thirty and had my baby I noticed my first wrinkles. I was a little disappointed as I glared at my reflection in the car on that sunny day and noticed fine lines on my face. Now, I have grown to know those little wrinkles came with a lot of late nights loving my little girl and growing up. No, I am not afraid of aging, but I don’t mind a little help!

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Here are my top five favorite beauty and anti-aging products for busy moms on the go!

Daily Face Wash

Recently, I started reading reviews online as I searched for products that would improve my skin tone without having the break the bank. What I was aiming for was a high quality skincare system that would help tone my skin, reduce wrinkles, and tighten and tone my overall facial appearance. A great cleanser and night cream were two products I was on the hunt for. That is when I found Body Merry Glycolic Acid Exfoliating Cleanser. I am SO pleased with this face wash that leaves my skin feeling so silky and clean. This cleanser is an anti-aging and acne face wash- which are two problems I face! With a natural blend of rosehip, tea tree, and jojoba beads for a super deep clean. I LOVE that a little goes a long way with this cleanser. Also, I can literally read every ingredient on the label- a very big plus for me!

Moisturizer

Again, I am very pleased with Body Merry Super C-22 Moisturizer. I love that it has Vitamin C cream, hyaluronic acid, and is an anti-aging lotion I can use NIGHT AND DAY! How easy is that? One of my struggles is with complex skincare systems that are 5 or 6 steps (I have tried to use so many and end up wasting expensive product). Plus, this moisturizer is very affordable! The lightweight and gentle formula is not only an ideal mix of vitamin C and hyaluronic acid, but it also has the power of Niacinamide, CoQ10, Organic Aloe Vera, Organic Sunflower Oil, Shea Butter and Jojoba Oil to result in a UNIQUELY CRAFTED COMBINATION that helps to diminish the signs of aging, acne and dark spots!

Sunscreen

I have started to wear sunscreen daily and I love EltaMD UV Daily Broad Spectrum SPF 40 lotion. It is ultra lightweight and perfect to wear under my makeup! Goes on completely sheer and transparent- no oily residue. It is also fragrance-free and paraben-free. I LOVE products that have good ingredients.

Lip Balm

After I wash my face, apply my sunscreen and daily moisturizer, I always make sure to apply chapstick. It has made a HUGE difference to moisturize my lips along with my face, and they are more plump and comfortable in this dry Colorado weather I live in. I am a huge fan of Young Living’s Grapefruit Lip Balm. With Wolfberry seed oil, antioxidants, and grapefruit essential oil, this lip balm glides on smoothly and moisturizes my lips all day!

Essential Oils

I am a huge fan of essential oils for skincare. Essential oils make amazing skincare products! Feel free to reach out to me anytime with questions about which oils are best! Some of my faves include frankincense, lavender, and tea tree!

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What are your favorite beauty products? Share with me! Be sure to check out Body Merry on Amazon for a full list of amazing beauty products!

I received product in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are mine. 🙂

 

Disney on Ice: Dream Big Denver CO

We have made it a tradition to do Disney on Ice every year with Lil since she was just two. Every year the experience gets better and better! This years event was by far my favorite ever. Disney on Ice Dream Big was so much fun. 

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There are many reasons why I’ve decided to continue going year after year, but the main one is that I have found experiences to be far better than toys. Disney on Ice just happens to fall right around Lil’s birthday, so it’s been a fun tradition to make going a part of her birthday celebration. This was the first year we made it a total surprise. I packed a princess gown in my bag and as we drove up her face lit up! She couldn’t believe we were going! She excitedly put on her gown and walked proudly into the arena. It was so adorable to see how thrilled she was. 

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We also love going because we don’t have the opportunity to visit Disneyland very often. It’s so expensive to go! We love it, don’t get me wrong, but attending Disney on Ice enables us to have a “magical” night on a budget. 

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I loved this specific show because it showcased all of my favorite Disney princesses. The Ariel act was incredible! The kids were completely amazed by the Elsa and Anna portion of the show, including pyrotechnics and special effects such as snow. It was an incredible show, mesmerizing even for adults. The set was simply incredible and beautiful. Ariel, Cinderella, Belle, Jasmine and Snow White are just a few of the characters that made an appearance in the show, reminding children to “always be strong, kind and fearless.”

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My favorite part of the show, as always, is my daughter’s face. I cannot help but watch her sweet face light up every time one of her favorite characters comes out. And to watch her say goodbye and the end of the show stole my heart. I’ll always have that memory- always! 

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Visit the official website of Disney on Ice  for schedules and tickets in your area!