Red, White & Blue Layered Finger Jello

Red, White & Blue Layered Finger Jello, aka Jello Jigglers, aka Knox Blocks |

When I was a kid, one of my all-time favorite treats was Knox blocks. They typically appeared at summer parties, and there was something so fun about picking up a dense square of Jello and eating it with your fingers instead of needing a bowl and a spoon. Through the years, the name “Knox blocks” phased out and those treats became better known as Jello Jigglers, and then finger Jello.

A few years back, I made really fun red, white and blue stained glass Jello for the 4th of July holiday. This year, I used a similar technique for a festive layered Jello dessert.

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The Weekend Dish: 6/27/15


Happy last weekend of June (what?!)!

I can’t believe we’re only a week away from red, white and blue and fireworks. Nuts! Before then, however, we have Duke’s 2nd birthday coming up on Tuesday! I’m whipping up some homemade treats for him this weekend for a proper celebration :)

As always, you’ll find a recap of what was posted to the site this week as well as some bookmarked recipes from other blogs. Enjoy!

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Friday Things

1. Joseph has had a couple of trips to the pediatrician since last Friday due to some eczema flare-ups on his chest and belly… poor guy! It’s slowly starting to...

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120 Amazing 4th of July Recipes - Perfect for your cookout! |

120 Fourth of July Recipes

The Fourth of July holiday might not be until next Saturday, but it’s never too early to start menu planning for a holiday (so says my Type A, spreadsheet-addicted personality)!...

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Cherry-Almond Coconut Granola

One of my favorite road-trip snacks has always been granola. It doesn’t need to be refrigerated, it’s easy to make a huge batch, and you don’t need any utensils...

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Banana Cream Pie

Since yesterday was Father’s Day, I asked my husband what he would like for dessert to celebrate his first-ever Father’s Day. I had been talking about banana cream pie...

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The Weekend Dish: 6/20/2015

Hello and happy weekend to you! I feel like I blinked and this week disappeared! It went incredibly fast, although it’s been nice to slow down and enjoy some...

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