• 3 SIMPLE 4th of July Desserts

    Every year I have dreams of baking a pie a la Martha Stewart to take to our family’s annual 4th of July party. Bursting with sweet cherries, dusted with sugar, adorned with an American flag or at least perfectly cut…

  • St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Cupcakes

    Spring break, St. Patrick’s Day, longer days, and sunshine! It’s all right around the corner and today’s a day to celebrate it with a cute and easy cupcake recipe that will bring a little sunshine inside your home to match…

  • Merry Christmas from the Kempers!

    I’m rounding out 2020 with one last post before I turn myself a bit more inward to my family and less on Growing Up Kemper. I’ll be back in January with new ideas, new recipes, new things lifestyle. But before…

  • 10 Simple Christmas Decor DIYs

    We are fully in it. I mean, In. It. According to our letterboard, we have “15 More Big Sleeps Until Christmas.” Each day it ticks away, the more I want time to just slow down so we can enjoy this…

  • Pops of Red for Christmas

    Today isn’t a post to overwhelm you with new Christmas decor that you just HAVE to buy. Today’s an inspiration post. Because that’s what I want you to find when you come to Growing Up Kemper. I want you to…

  • Easy Thanksgiving Idea: “I’m Thankful for…” Pumpkin

    If you’re anything like me, your Thanksgiving plans have completely fallen off the wagon. We typially head to my husband’s grandmother’s house for Thanksgiving and pack her sweet home full of family from all over several states. It’s always a…

  • How to Make Cheap Garland Look Expensive

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And it’s the most expensive time of the year. I started to decorate our house last weekend and apparently I grow new rooms and places to decorate because I’m always going out…

  • Easy Oreo Witches Hats

    Another week, another simple Halloween treat to make with your little ones! I made these Oreo Witches Hats as an after-school surprise for my two boys this week, but I think these would make the perfect dessert for a school…

  • Halloween Brownie Cupcakes

    We’ve been getting so excited for Halloween around our house! It’s been a steady stream of Hocus Pocus, Room on a Broom, pumpkin picking, and costume deciding. Our house has never looked spookier and we are just loving the excitement…

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