Shelly Roark's "I Love You" Crispy Rice Treats

Shelly Roark wanted to grow up and become Wonder Woman. When that didn’t exactly pan out, writing stories became her passion, and her career in journalism found her writing for newspapers and non-profits, like Focus on the Family, American Bible Society, and World Help. She’s the wife of a high school history teacher and mom to three teens, but she’s also been a clown, a ventriloquist, and a puppeteer. The Bubble Who Would Not POP! is her debut children’s picture book. Visit her at

Shelly's Debut Little Lamb Book Release: The Bubble Who Would Not Pop

Billy Bubble is ready to burst! The excitement of finally being out of his bottle on a beautiful, sunny day is everything he’s hoped for. But, someone else has bigger plans for Billy. The green-eyed girl with the bubble wand has a special message that needs to get to heaven pronto. Billy’s secret mission through the dangers of the sky - pointy branches, bird beaks, oh my! - will bring him before God, where he’ll learn an important lesson about God’s love and compassion. Join Billy Bubble on his journey of faith, and discover the power of prayer for yourself using a helpful prayer journal inside the book! Purchase the book HERE.

Shelly's Recipe for ‘I Love You’ Crispy Rice Treats

1 (10 oz.) bag large marshmallows
3 tablespoons butter
6 cups crispy rice cereal
Heart-shaped cookie cutter
Baking pan
Non-stick spray
1 (16 oz.) container white frosting
Red, white, pink candies for decorating

Spray baking pan with non-stick spray. Mix the marshmallows and butter in a saucepan over low heat until melted. Add cereal and blend. Press mixture evenly into baking pan. Using a heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut out small hearts. Allow your children to decorate using the icing and candies. Makes about a dozen small hearts.