Looking for an easy dessert recipe? This chocolate mint brownie recipe looks fancy, but it's an easy layered mint dessert!

No one will believe how easy it was to make this mint chocolate brownies recipe!   Brownies are layered with a mint butter cream frosting and finally topped with a thin chocolate topping for a delicious layered brownie recipe. A friend of mine use to make this mint chocolate […]

How to Make 3D Sugar Cookies

This post brought to you by Bakery Crafts. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Growing Up Gabel. Use your favorite sugar cookie recipe to bake and create fun 3D animal cookies. Just bake, assemble and decorate for a fun cookie that will delight your family. […]


This Cherry Vodka Cocktail & Shooter is the perfect drink combo for a red Valentine’s Day. I know this is a recipe post, but I just need to gush. I don’t actually celebrate Valentine’s Day in my personal life, but I just love the color red, so this is one […]

Candy Corn Cocktail 06

Candy Corn Cocktails are part cocktail, part dessert. They’re delicious and a great festive drink for Halloween! After the red, white, and blue shooters I made over the summer, I’ve been obsessively trying to come up with new layered cocktails. I had so much fun making that one. And […]

This pineapple upside down cake vodka cocktail recipe is a great tropical drink, perfect for summer! My absolute favorite cake is pineapple upside down cake. Which has nothing to do with how this cocktail was made, honestly. Actually, my husband thinks I made this using witchcraft. The taste […]

Need Irish cream for a St. Patrick's Day Recipe? Make a homemade Irish cream recipe in just a few minutes with basic pantry ingredients.

Wondering how to make Irish cream recipe? Just combine a few basic ingredients and it’s ready in minutes.  Leave the alcohol out of this easy Irish cream recipe to make homemade Irish cream coffee creamer. Let’s talk alcohol for a second.  I generally don’t drink much alcohol. I’m […]

Just a few pantry ingredients will get this basic pizza dough recipe ready for baking in less than 10 minutes! | GrowingUpGabel.com

Make this easy basic pizza dough recipe for homemade pizzas that are the best pizza in town. We love homemade pizza! In fact, homemade pizza shows up at least once a week on our menu. Over the years I’ve accumulated quite a number of pizza dough recipes. This […]


Buffalo Sauce is one of the easiest condiments to make at home.  Butter, hot sauce and garlic are all you need for a quick, delicious homemade buffalo sauce.   I have a serious love of anything and everything “buffalo” flavored.  Last winter my mom and I decided to […]

Honey Sesame Snack Mix

This honey sesame snack mix recipe is a fun family snack! This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #HoneyForHolidays #DonVictor #CollectiveBias My family loves snack mix made with cereal and other fun mix ins.  We make the traditional […]

Appy Thanksgiving slider

Check out these Thanksgiving apps that will help make your Thanksgiving a success and have an app-y Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays.  I love spending the day with family and friends and reflecting on the goodness of life.  Thanksgiving does, however, require a little planning. […]