Fun Summer Treats Recipe – All Natural Ice Cream Pops

When it comes to ice cream I don't ever discriminate. However, there is something about eating ice cream on a hot summer day that just makes my inner child smile. Watching my kids enjoy fun summer treats is also wonderful. We put together this super easy frozen treat recipe and it turned out to be a new favorite. Sponsored post by Mirum Shopper. All opinions are my own. Fun Summer Treats When … [Read more...]

Quick Summer Meal on the Grill in under 30 Minutes

The last thing any of us want to do is spend a ton of time cooking in the kitchen when it's finally nice outside. But we still want to eat home-cooked meals together as much as possible. Plus, we're dedicating 3 days/nights a week that the kids have to be the bosses of the kitchen. With all these goals, I'm thrilled to have found great quick summer meal recipes and savings opportunities at … [Read more...]

Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

Tis the season for pasta salad recipes. Since so many people have straight lost their minds for bacon, this bacon ranch pasta salad recipe should be a hit at summer parties. Plus, it's colorful and looks pretty on the table. This post contains affiliate links. Pasta salads are easy to make the day before an event. I think that adds to their popularity at parties. When you bring your best … [Read more...]

Tie Rice Krispies Treats Recipe for Father’s Day

A Rice Krispies treats recipe is always a win, but dress them up this Father's Day, so dad knows they were made for him. It's easy to create tiny ties on your Rice Krispies treats to make them extra special for the father figures in your life. Even the kids can get in on the decorating fun. This post contains affiliate links. Tie Rice Krispies Treats Recipe for Father's Day This recipe … [Read more...]

Frozen Banana and Peanut Butter Dog Treat Recipe

Any kind of peanut butter dog treat recipe is welcome in this house. Our dogs go nuts for anything peanut butter. Once the long hot days of summer hit full force, we can show our dogs extra love by cooling them down with this frozen banana and peanut butter dog treat recipe. This post contains affiliate links to help us continue to spoil our pets, but all opinions are our own. With just … [Read more...]

Minty Fresh Homemade Dog Toothpaste Recipe

Homemade dog toothpaste is a great choice when it comes to caring for your dog's teeth. Dental health for dogs is a very important, but often overlooked issue. Just like humans require regular cleaning and brushings, so do our canine companions. You can purchase commercial dog toothpaste at stores, but making a natural dog toothpaste from home is relatively easy. This post contains affiliate links … [Read more...]

Firecracker Bites – 4th of July Cookies Recipe

Here is a festive 4th of July cookies recipe that's perfect all summer. Firecracker bites are tasty and fun to eat. The colors of the dough are easy to switch up depending on your occasion. This post contains affiliate links. Summer is coming, and that means barbecues, celebrations, and gatherings. Whether you plan on hosting or attending, you should make these Memorial Day or 4th of July … [Read more...]

Easy Mini Fruit Tart Recipe – 4th of July Party Food

Here is an easy mini fruit tart recipe that you can make for summer parties. Isn't bite-sized food just more fun to eat? Especially at parties, people love to eat foods in one or two bites. Kids love anything mini, too. The red, white, and blue colors of these tarts make them perfect for the 4th of July or Memorial Day. This post contains affiliate links. This mini fruit tart recipe is … [Read more...]

Patriotic Chocolate Covered Oreos Recipe

Here's a chocolate covered Oreos recipe perfect for summer gatherings. The festive red, white, and blue is ideal for Memorial Day or 4th of July parties, but works for all year, too. Chocolate covered Oreos are quite easy to make, but pretty enough to impress your guests. Get ready for fireworks in your mouth when you taste these babies. It's like a chocolate explosion when you combine Oreos with … [Read more...]

Add My Signature S’Mores to your Toaster Oven Recipes

Thank you Jewel-Osco for sponsoring this post. Check out the new Signature family of brands from Jewel-Osco, with more than 4,000 Signature products available and a 100% money-back guarantee. After you try my signature s'mores you'll be adding them to your toaster oven recipes for sure. They take less than 2 minutes to make and don't require building a fire. My kids love them for indoor … [Read more...]

Cantaloupe, Honeydew, and Watermelon Popsicles Recipe

There are lots of ways to enjoy melon, but this layered watermelon popsicles recipe is now at the top of my list. Not only are the layers of melon pretty, but this is a tasty and healthy treat to enjoy once the weather warms up. Who am I kidding? I know I don't need hot weather to enjoy frozen treats. I love frosty desserts any time of year. Melon popsicles are a healthy alternative to flagging … [Read more...]

Easy Blueberry Crumble Recipe

A blueberry crumble recipe is something that can look fancy without a ton of work. This fruit-filled dessert works as well on the brunch table as it would after dinner. Is it a pie shortcut? Or something even better? In any case, if you love blueberries, you should try this blueberry crumble recipe. This post contains affiliate links to help support this blog. Easy Blueberry Crumble … [Read more...]

Super Easy Four Leaf Clover Cookies

With St. Patrick's Day right around the corner, we've been playing with variations of this easy St. Patrick's Day cookie recipe. It uses pistachio meal and if you reserve some whole pistachios you can cut them into quarters and make these super easy four leaf clover cookies too! Affiliate links are used in this post. Four Leaf Clover Cookies We've all seen the cookie cutters to make four … [Read more...]

Easy St. Patrick’s Day Cookie Recipe

This is such an easy St. Patrick's Day cookie recipe. It is perfect for a last minute festive treat or snack. A little green food coloring could even be added to give it that extra flair. Affiliate links have been included in this post to help support this blog. Easy St. Patrick's Day Cookie Recipe I have always been obsessed with pistachios. They're so yummy! And, did you know they're … [Read more...]

Healthy Dessert Recipe – Gluten Free Pistachio Brownies

During my last semester in college earning my degree in nutrition science I had to develop an original recipe. Because I love pistachios and all sweet things, I decided to create a pistachio brownie. To make it more of a challenge, I made it gluten free and a healthy dessert recipe. It's a lima bean brownie! This post contains affiliate links to help support this blog. Healthy Dessert … [Read more...]

How to Make a Fillable Candy Cupcake Recipe

Here's a cute candy cupcake recipe that you can fill with Cocoa Puff Mix. You can fill the candy cupcakes with whatever you like, but this mix is quite tasty. Fillable candy cupcakes are great for Easter, wedding showers, baby showers, or anything you can think of. Get creative with the filling to make them unique for your occasion. This post contains affiliate links to help support this … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Raspberry Easy Monkey Bread Recipe

Once you have an easy monkey bread recipe, you can play around with the ingredients to create scrumptious variations. Everyone loves the classic monkey bread, but with simple additions the flavor possibilities are endless. I think this white chocolate raspberry monkey bread would look beautiful on an Easter brunch table. This post contains affiliate links to help support this blog. Monkey … [Read more...]

The Walking Dead Inspired Cupcake Recipe

The Walking Dead returns on February 14th. Not going to lie, I am more excited about The Walking Dead than Valentine's Day. In fact, that's most likely what our Valentine's Day will consist of - catching up on The Walking Dead. We still have some episodes on our DVR that need to be watched before the new season begins. It will be the perfect little mini-binge night. This post contains affiliate … [Read more...]

Easy Red Velvet Cookies Recipe – Valentine’s Day Cookies

Here is an easy red velvet cookies recipe just in time for Valentine's Day. Using cake mix makes this cookie recipe easier than pie. (Seriously, I think pie is harder to make than cookies.) If you switch up the colors of the M&M's, the red cookies are perfect for any holiday. This post contains affiliate links, but all opinions are my own. Red Velvet reminds me of romance and … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Pancakes Recipe – High Protein Pumpkin

Part of the requirement for getting a bachelors degree in nutrition science is taking a class called experimental foods. You basically spend the entire semester creating and perfecting a recipe. This gluten free pancakes recipe is what my boyfriend, Evan came up with. Not only did he ace the semester, but we're eating breakfast like champions. Affiliate links are included to help pay all those … [Read more...]

Double Chocolate Red Velvet Cake Shake Recipe

Movie night is a big night over here. It's something we look forward to all week. A huge part of movie night is the treats. Especially, shakes. We love to create different shake recipes and play around with ingredients. Using TruMoo for a shake is always a win. During February and March, TruMoo Chocolate Marshmallow milk is back for a limited time. Not only does Mike chug it from the container, … [Read more...]

Easy Sherbet Punch Recipe – Party Punch

An easy sherbet punch recipe is great to have on hand. With just two to three ingredients, you can whip up a fun punch in no time at all. This punch has no booze, so it's perfect for all the guests. The pretty pink color makes it fabulous for Valentine's day, wedding showers, baby showers, or any occasion. Post contains affiliate links to help keep this blog running. Easy Sherbet Punch Recipe … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Heart-Shaped Rice Krispies Treats Recipe

A Rice Krispies Treats recipe is fun to make all year, but these babies are perfect for your sweetheart on Valentine's Day. By cutting the treats into hearts and decorating them, you add a special personal touch to make them unique. Post contains affiliate links to help support this blog. Use your creativity to decorate these heart-shaped Rice Krispies treats. You can write whatever you'd … [Read more...]

Best High Energy Snacks – Aussie Bites Copycat Recipe

We've got a lot of growing bodies to feed in this house so we're always on the hunt for the best high energy snacks. Costco carries one of our favorites and we decided to see if we could make them ourselves. I'm so excited to give you our recently perfected Aussie Bites copycat recipe. Affiliate links have been included to help support our appetites. Aussie Bites Copycat Recipe If you've … [Read more...]

Camouflage Almond Butter Truffles Recipe

This almond butter truffles recipe requires minimum ingredients for maximum cuteness. The candies are ideal for Valentine's Day but easy enough to make for any occasion. Post contains affiliate links to help support this blog and our families. This easy almond butter truffles recipe is fun to make, and easy to change up for different holidays. Get the kids involved and have some fun with … [Read more...]

Easy Stuffed Shells Recipe with Spicy Sauce

The sauce is key to making an easy stuffed shells recipe taste like you slaved in the kitchen for hours. Stuffed shells are one of my favorite comfort foods, and with the new RAGÚ® Spicy Italian Style Sauce, they just got better. RAGÚ® sponsored this post, but all opinions are my own. Every time I try to make a pasta dish without meat, Mike complains. He says there's no flavor without … [Read more...]

Lemon Cherry Filled Cupcakes Recipe

Skip the box of chocolate and bake your Valentine some cherry filled cupcakes. If your sweetheart likes cherries, they will be in for a treat when they bite into these lemon cupcakes with cherry filling. This post contains affiliate links to help keep this blog going. Lemon Cherry Filled Cupcakes Recipe Lemon Cherry Filled Cupcakes Ingredients: 2 C sugar 2 TBSP lemon zest 1 C … [Read more...]

Mini Heart Pies Recipe with Cherry Filling

Mini heart pies are perfect for Valentine's day. What better way to hand your Valentine your heart than in pie form? These mini pies are quite simple to make and beyond tasty to eat. This post contains affiliate links to help support this blog and our families. Since these mini fruit pies were such a hit, I figured heart-shaped pies would be perfect for this time of the year. Mini … [Read more...]

Valentine Candy Recipe – Candies with Marshmallow Crème

Show extra love by making your own Valentine candy recipe this year. Valentine's day is around the corner. It's the perfect excuse to make creamy, delicious candy. This post contains affiliate links to help support this blog. Valentine Candy Recipe - Candies with Marshmallow Crème Time: 2 hours Yields: 8 Candies Ingredients ½ cup Wilton Bright Pink Candy Melts 1 tbsp. Cream … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting Recipe

Once you have this salted caramel frosting recipe, you will want to frost everything with it. I feel like a child again that wants to lick all the frosting off the cupcake. If you are a fan of Milk Duds, you will definitely be in heaven. This post contains affiliate links to help keep this blog running. Chocolate Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting Recipe Cupcake Ingredients 2/3 cup … [Read more...]

Add Some Sparkle to the Holiday Drinks for Kids

While you're spending all your energy making the perfect meal, don't forget the drinks! Sure, you've got eggnog, apple cider, and hot chocolate, but what about something with that holiday sparkle? With DASANI Sparkling Water, you can add that sparkle to your holiday drinks for kids. Adults will also love these but it's even more fun when the kids can have them too. Sparkly Holiday Drinks … [Read more...]

These Quick Easy Appetizers are Perfect for Everyday or Holidays

No matter your plans for the holidays, quick easy appetizers are awesome to have on any day. Kraft has made it super convenient to make everyday delicious and affordable. Check out this tasty cheese balls recipe and find coupons below. Sponsored post by Lunchbox. Quick Easy Appetizers - Savory Mini Cheeseballs I found this Savory Mini Cheese Balls recipe on the Kraft Hub. It took about … [Read more...]

The Force Awakens is Awake – Rebellion Hot Chocolate Recipe

Dum dum dum dummmmmmm dummmmmmmm, dum dum dum dummm dum, dum dum dum dummmm dum, dum dum dum dummmmmmm. That's right, people. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is awake! You are now free to don your cosplay gear, and mob your local theater like the fan boys and girls that you are, and soak up 2+ hours of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. This post contains affiliate links, but all opinions are our … [Read more...]

Christmas Tree Cupcakes Recipe

Christmas tree cupcakes are a fun way to get creative in the kitchen this season. The whole family can get involved by decorating their own little Christmas tree cupcake. This post contains affiliate links to help support this blog. Christmas Tree Cupcakes Recipe Chocolate Cupcake Ingredients: 1 1/3 C flour 1/4 tsp baking soda 2 tsp baking powder 3/4 C unsweetened cocoa … [Read more...]

Grinch Cookies – Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Want a super fun cookie to add to your holiday baking list? Grinch cookies. Not only do they look pretty, but mint chocolate chip? Yum. This post contains affiliate links to help this blog keep baking. Grinch Cookies - Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Find It HereFind It HereFind It HereFind It HereFind It Here Ingredients: 2 eggs, room temp 1 egg yolk 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp … [Read more...]

Sparkling Holiday Strawberry Jam Recipe with Printables

Homemade strawberry jam in a decorated mason jar makes a great holiday gift. Food gifts are always a win if you ask me. This sparkling holiday jam recipe is something you can mass produce and give to teachers, friends, neighbors, or use as hostess gifts. It's easy to keep jars around for those last minute gifts, too. Post contains affiliate links to help keep this blog jamming. Sparkling … [Read more...]

Lasagna Rolls with Bertolli Riserva

Bertolli is all about celebrating everyday victories. Celebrating the little things in life helps make it more enjoyable, and celebrating them with Bertolli makes it even better. Thank you to Bertolli for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to celebrate. Viva Bertolli! Bertolli Makes Life A Little Better Between my blogs, my trips, and my three dogs, my life can be chaotic. With … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cookie Cake in a Skillet Recipe

A cookie cake in a skillet just looks extra delicious, doesn't it? It reminds me of a dessert at a restaurant when they bring it out piping hot with a scoop of ice cream on top. This cookie cake recipe has a Cool Whip topping that is just as delicious. Post contains affiliate links to help keep this blog running. Chocolate Cookie Cake Recipe Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 1 1/2 … [Read more...]

Homemade Onion Soup Mix Recipe

Onion soup mix can be used for a lot more than just soup. Making a homemade onion soup mix is quite simple. Most of the ingredients may already be in your pantry. This post contains affiliate links, but all opinions are my own. Packets of onion soup mix can be found in my cabinet year round. The funny thing is that I have never used the mix for onion soup. I usually use it as an ingredient … [Read more...]

Kid Approved Hot or Cold Pumpkin Spice Milk Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of DairyPure Milk. All opinions are 100% mine. Let's face it. Pumpkin spice is the official taste of fall. When the kids get home from school and see me sipping on my favorite themed coffee, it's only fair they have a little something to look forward to too. They don't drink coffee yet, but they love hot chocolate. I figured I'd try making a hot … [Read more...]

Savory Cheddar and Chive Scones Recipe

A scones recipe is just what I need to spruce up my fall meals. I feel like I make the same dinners all of the time, so I needed a little side to bring back the spark a bit. Yes, cheesy bread is where the magic is. We are all about the comfort food in the fall. When the hubby walks into cheddar and chive scones baking in the oven, he's a happy man. Post contains affiliate links. Savory … [Read more...]

Strawberry Cupcakes Recipe with Think Pink Printables

October is an exciting month. Fall begins, the temperature cools, Halloween is only one day, but seems like a month of anticipation, all our favorite TV shows come back, and it's time to get cozy. It's important to remember that October is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Strawberry cupcakes with Think Pink printables are a sweet way to remind everyone. Post contains affiliate links. Think … [Read more...]

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