Homemade Crepes with Pumpkin Syrup {recipe}

Nothing says Fall like Pumpkin and this week I experimented and scored with a pumpkin breakfast that I just had to share. I love that this recipe for Homemade Crepes with Pumpkin Syrup is so darn easy. I’ve taken my tried and true Crepe Recipe, substituted International Delight Pumpkin Pie Spice creamer for part of […]

Captain America and M&M’s® Hero Bites & Blizzards {recipe}

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #CollectiveBias #HeroesEatMMs Are you as excited about the release of Captain America: The Winter Solider DVD on September 9 as we are?  We decided to take the release to a whole new level and have a viewing party complete with M&M® Hero Bites and […]

Healthy Easy Snacks for Kids

FoodNetwork.com knows How to Make Delicious Healthy Easy Snack Recipes for Kids!  These three recipes are fabulous for kids, especially for after school because they are easy and they can help make them.  They include Roasted Turkey and Basil Cream Cheese Pin Wheel Sandwiches, a Quesadilla Bar, and Oatmeal Cookie Smoothies.   Happy Snacking, y’all! Kids Can Make: Roasted Turkey and […]

Best Homemade Popcorn

How to make homemade popcorn is easier than you make think with this recipe.  Now, it IS a little more work to make homemade popcorn than the microwave popcorn, but well worth it.  It’s not full of preservatives and artificial ingredients and it’s low in fat.  Plus, my kids love it way more than even […]

Monster Cookies Oatmeal Peanut Butter

How to Make this Monster Cookies Recipe is easy if you have a mixer.  Otherwise your arm will get very, very tired.  Monster cookies are  cookies with a bunch of good “stuff” in them like peanut butter, oatmeal, chocolate chips, and M&M’s.  You can even add other fun ingredients like pecans, toffee bits and coconut.  The nice thing […]

Strawberry Pretzel Dessert Recipe

How to Make this Strawberry Pretzel Dessert Recipe is a little time consuming, but well worth the effort!  It’s three layers of sweet and salty goodness.  A pretzel crust, cream cheese filling and topped with strawberry jell-o.  The nice thing about this recipe is that you can drop the calories by using sugar free jell-o and fat free […]

Easy After School Snack Idea {Kid’s Snacks}

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #CollectiveBias #AfterSchoolSnacks Now that we are heading back to school, it’s time to start thinking after school snacks.  My kiddos come home starving, and especially during the first week of school, I’ve decided to up my game and […]

Taking Keurig® Back to School {discount code}

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Keurig®.  All opinions are 100% mine. It’s back to school time, and I can hardly believe that so many of those itty bitty kiddos from just yesterday are heading off to college.  I found the perfect back to school gift for the college student, ever.  I […]

White Chocolate Mocha Donuts {recipe}

It’s back to school time and this year I decided to try a little something new and exciting to make the end of summer a little less painful for my crew. Heading back to school can be fun, but the end of summer is always made easier with something good to eat. So, this year […]

Butternut Squash Au Gratin {recipe}

If you’re like me and planted way too much squash this summer then you’ll be looking for delicious ways to use them up.  I’ve roasted them, baked them and even barbecued them in addition to giving them away.  I thought I’d share with you one of my family favorites, Butternut Squash Au Gratin Recipe.  It’s so quick […]

Confidence and Self Improvement is Great!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Post Great Grains Cereal for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I've maintained for almost a decade that my thirties have been my best years, but you know what?  As I head into my forties, I think I might change my mind.  I think […]

Watermelon and Mint Infused Water {Recipe}

Have you caught the Infused Water Craze, too?  You can take just about any fruit, herb or vegetable that you like and add to your water for a really wonderful infusion that’s totally your own recipe.  The best part is that making infused water is EASY.  Try mixing your own creations and see what you […]

Easy Shark Week Party Idea {food & activities}

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cold Stone Creamery for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My boys are SUPER into SHARKS right now and lucky for them, we decided to celebrate upcoming shark week with a party.  Here is an EASY party idea that you can throw for about […]

5 Homemade Pioneer Crafts, Play and Recipes for Kids

Here’s 5 Homemade Pioneer Crafts, Play and Recipes for Kids that you’ll love if you ever have occasion to celebrate Pioneers.  Every year Utah has a big Pioneer Day celebration.  I just happened to be in Utah this year during their celebration (July 24th) and I picked up the best Honey Taffy ever, which reminded […]

Frozen Heath Malt {recipe}

My favorite part of vacation is frozen drinks. In my family, the creamier and chocolatier, the better, so this recipe for making a Frozen Heath malt hits the spot! It’s easy to make, tastes pretty darn delicious and serves 4. The secret ingredient is International Delight Heath Flavored Creamer. It adds a creamy Heath flavor […]

30 Second Ice Cream Sandwiches {how to}

Follow my blog with Bloglovin How to Make this 30 Second Ice Cream Sandwiches Recipe is a snap.  Seriously, if you are wanting a quick treat for your kiddos this summer, or are having a party, I highly recommend trying these easy, peasy ice cream sandwiches.  You can serve them right away, or prepare them ahead of time […]

Vote for the Mrs. Dash $5,000 Recipe Challenge Winner & My Guacamole Recipe

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Mrs. Dash. All opinions are 100% mine. Did you know that Mrs. Dash now has 14 seasoning blends to help make your cooking needs even more spectacular?  Gone are the days of one spice for one dish, now there’s a spice for just about […]

Laundry Room Organization with #DuckShelfLiner

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Duck Brand for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. A few months ago I discovered Duck Brand's Shelf Liners.  They pretty much changed the way I organized shelves and cupboards because suddenly I was introduced to a product that was not only easy to […]

2 Easy Dinner Recipes Perfect for Summer

FoodNetwork.com knows How to Make Delicious Recipes Perfect for Summer Cooking.  These two recipes are fabulous for the summer because they are easy and won’t overly heat up your home.  They include Juicy Grilled Cheeseburgers and Pulled Pork Sandwiches .  Happy Summer, y’all! Juicy Grilled Cheeseburgers – These quarter-pound cheeseburgers are lightened up with 90-percent lean beef and just […]

Frozen Themed Party {how-to}

How to Throw a Frozen Themed Birthday Party can be the easiest child themed party ever.  Of all the Themed Birthday Parties I’ve thrown, this was the easiest, because it only involved one event (ice skating) and a few cute inexpensive decorations to make a (dessert table)!  To throw a Frozen themed birthday party all you need is an ice skating venue, […]

S’mores Milkshake #TruMoo

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of TruMoo for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Did someone say milk?  In these parts, we equate milk and summer with milkshakes.  It's how we roll.  TruMoo is our new favorite milk that starts with pure fresh, pure, low fat milk from your trusted […]

Creamy Fudgesicle Pops {recipe}

With summer FINALLY in full swing, we are loving popsicles in these parts. It’s hot ’round here and there’s nothing my kids love more on a sizzling day after a full day of swimming than homemade popsicles. This recipe for Creamy Fudgesicle Pops is a new favorite. I like them because they are easy, the […]

How To Make Marshmallow Pops

How to Make Marshmallow Pops Recipe is a snap.  I recently threw a Frozen birthday party for my youngest daughter and wanted something quick and easy to prepare.  And, these pops did not disappoint.  I was able to make them in under 30 minutes with the help of the birthday girl!  {{smiling!}}  To change the pops up […]

Perfectly Planned Pendant Lights

There’s a reason that kitchens sell homes and that renovations devoted to kitchens are some of the best remodeling dollars one can spend. But the best kitchens are ones that incorporate elements that are just as functional as they are fashionable. Case in point: Pendant lights! Not only can you find some that simply exude […]

5 Delightful Doughnut Recipes to Make

National Doughnut Day is Friday, June 6th, so in honor of this delightful day, why not make your own doughnuts?  Here’s 5  recipes you can make that I have a feeling will fly right off the table!  These five recipes are fabulous because they are made at home and everything tastes better homemade!  They include […]

14 Best Baked Recipes to Make

Summer is one of my favorite times to bake with my kids because we actually have TIME, and these 14 Best Bakes Recipes to Make top my list.  Included in the list are blonde brownie and raspberry cream cheese frosted brownie recipes that will knock your socks off!  The best 2 ingredient Pumpkin Recipe is included as […]

Keeping the Good Going on the Ice

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of New York Life for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My All-Star Daughter keeps the good going on the Ice.  Keep Good Going (KGG) is based around the idea that we can perpetuated personal good and positively effect everyone in our life, including our family. […]

Easy Banana Cream Pie {recipe}

I’m a huge fan of EASY pies and this recipe for Banana Cream Pie made with a Biscoff Pie Crust has to be my all time favorite EASY Pie.  The pie crust is easy peasy and the pie filling is even easier.  The banana cream pie filling is just instant pudding mix.  Can’t get easier than that, and […]

Biscoff Pie Crust {recipe}

I’m a huge fan of Graham cracker pie crusts and this recipe for a Biscoff Pie Crust has got to be my favorite because it combines Graham Crackers, butter and Biscoff.  The combination leaves my mouth watering just thinking about it.  The thing I love about this recipe besides the crazy good flavor is how […]

Chocolatey Puppy Chow Krispies {recipe} #easytomake

This is a sponsored post from Rice Krispies.  All opinions are my own.  Of course. Rice Krispies are our thing.  We love them in cereal, we love them popping on our tongues, and we REALLY love them made  into sweet treats.  Usually I just make the classic Rice Krispie treats with Rice Krispies, marshmallows and […]

Spring Cleaning Made Easy {free printables}

Spring Cleaning can be a whole lot easier when it’s organized.  And pretty.  {smiling}  If you are you looking for a way to streamline your spring cleaning, and figure out what the heck you should be cleaning with a checklist, this FREE system is for you.   I’m so excited about it and can’t wait […]

A Mother’s Day #Moem for Good!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of MetLife Foundation for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I ALWAYS love a great cause and I just found a FABULOUS one that we can all EASILY be a part of.  Mother’s Day is coming up, and MetLife wants to help honor moms with […]