Make Your Own Ice Cream Cake Treat Buffet + Giveaway

This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me by Celebration by Frey. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. One of the aspects that attracted my husband and I to our new home, was the neighborhood and the ability to entertain. We have always enjoyed having friends […]

Patriotic Skewers for Fourth of July

Food “on a stick” has become a favorite of my children, it doesn’t matter if its fruit, chicken, steak, or zucchini. If it’s on a stick…they’ll eat it. We often make BBQ skewers and fruit skewers for cookouts, play dates and summer parties, so for the 4th of July I decided to made patriotic skewers with […]

Grilling: Pulled Pork & Ribs in 20 Minutes!

Firing up the grill, ribs & pulled pork are just a few reasons why summer is one of my favorite seasons.  I’m just not always a fan of the messy prep and clean up, especially being 9 months pregnant. For the past two weeks I have been wanting a pulled pork sandwich, but I just wasn’t feeling all […]

Beluga Whale Pizza Inspired by Disney’s “Finding Dory”

When it comes to meal and snack time for the kids, I enjoy spending a few extra minutes in the kitchen to make their food fun. The expressions on their faces when they spot a cool sandwich or snack inside their lunchbox is priceless.  This past week I was inspired by Disney’s new movie ” Finding Dory” to make whale […]

Treat Dad With an Ice Cream Cake From Cold Stone Creamery

Maybe it’s because we recently moved, or the fact that our little boy is due in just over a month and we have been busy prepping the nursery, but the past few months have flown by. It is hard to believe that the kids are in their last week of school, and Father’s Day is just […]

On-the-go Breakfast With the NEW Honey Bunches of Oats Breakfast Biscuits

This post is brought to you in partnership with Sverve and Honey Bunches of Oats. I thought that with the boys both heading off to school this year that morning time would be a little less hectic, but if anything it has gotten more hectic. Tuesdays and Thursdays are by far the most crazy as […]

Eating with Diabetes – Blue Bunny Sweet Freedom Ice Cream

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Blue Bunny Ice Cream. All opinions are 100% mine. November is typically a month where people take the time to consider who they are thankful for, but it’s also National Diabetic month. For me, those two go hand in hand as not only my […]

Celebrate Fall Colors & Flavors with Duncan Hines

Thank-you to Duncan Hines for providing products for inspiration. While I can do without the cold weather, fall foliage, caramel apples, Halloween and baking are a few of my favorite things about this time of the year. The kids and I have been busy in the kitchen the past few weeks baking up some of […]

Convenient Snacks For Busy Afternoons- Jif To Go Dippers

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence-Central for Jif To Go Dippers. I received a sample to facilitate my review and a thank you item for participating. Between fall sports and after school activities, our family is always on the go. Tuesdays and Wednesdays are two of our busiest days and by […]

Marie Callender’s Partners with USO To Provide Comforts from Home to Troops Overseas #ComfortsFromHome

This post brought to you by Marie Callender’s. All opinions are 100% mine. As many of you know, there’s a special spot in my heart for the USO. A a military family, we have benefited from a number of their programs throughout the years. One particular program was during my husband’s last deployment in which […]

School Lunch Ideas | Bento Lunch Box

I have been using these Easy Lunchboxes to bring sandwich lunches to the park for the past couple of years, but now with J heading off to 1st grade they have been perfect for school lunches.  While most of the children in his class purchase hot lunch, we made the decision to pack our own […]

Easy School Lunches With Hillshire Farm Natural Lunchmeat

With Jonathan heading off to first grade this year not only does it mean I have one less child from 8am-3pm, but it also means that I have be organized and have lunches made. We made the decision to bring packed lunches instead of purchasing hot lunch every day and I have found that pre-making […]