Snoopy Cookies

My kids love Charlie Brown and his lovable dog, Snoopy, so much that these Snoopy Cookies were a hit at our house! The Peanuts gang has always been a part of my childhood, whether it was watching A Charlie Brown Christmas, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, or It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. Over the years, […]

Teach Your Kids To Cook Real Food! (Free Mini-Class)

If you’ve been around here for a while, or even a few days with all of my talk about teaching kids to clean and chore cards, then you’re probably not surprised that I’m going to tell you that your kids can cook, too. As my oldest son has gotten older (he’s 8 now), I have started to […]

Valentine’s Day Oreos

Candy dipped Oreos have become a holiday tradition at our house! Since we love holiday Oreos so much, we had to make these Valentine’s Day Oreos to give to the sweet hearts in our life. These will make a great homemade Valentine’s Day gifts. Since you loved our Peppermint Bark Oreos so much, we know you’ll love these […]

Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #YesYouCAN #CollectiveBias I don’t know about you, but this time of the year is crazy busy! With all of the holiday parties, concerts, shopping trips, and cookie baking, it’s highly likely that I will not have time to […]

Pumpkin Spice Thumbprint Peanut Butter Cookies

Confession: I’ve been hoarding my favorite pumpkin spice flavored treats to savor long after they are pushed aside by gingerbread and peppermint. If it were up to me, pumpkin spice coffee creamer would be available year-round. If, like me, you are a pumpkin spice lover and want to savor it a little bit longer, these Pumpkin […]

Reindeer Floats Christmas Snack

This post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc. All opinions are my own. #BrighTENtheSeason Some of my favorite holiday moments are the simplest things: watching the Christmas tree lights sparkle each night as we read bedtime stories, decorating gingerbread houses with friends, and singing by candlelight at […]

Pumpkin Patch Pudding Cups

This post has been compensated by Collective Bias and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SnackPackMixins #CollectiveBias This weekend was all about pumpkins at our house. We got together with friends to have a Pumpkin Party–carving pumpkins, glowstick tag in the dark, and, of course, food. It was a fabulous time! The best part? Nobody had […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheerios™ Bars & “Buy a Box, Give a Box” with Cheerios™

This post has been compensated by Collective Bias and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GiveABox #CollectiveBias When I was in college, I worked at a summer camp as a camp counselor. Some of my best memories are of those summers–hiking, ropes courses, and Ms. Marilyn. I really don’t know how long Ms. Marilyn had […]

5 Recipes for Summer Entertaining

Seems like summer is the time we entertain the most. Probably because you can throw something on the grill and toss something fresh in a bowl and call it a meal. Summer entertaining is easy and fun. Fresh ingredients take center stage and a meal on the porch makes clean up easy. Two thumbs-up from me. […]

Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Cake

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone and I sure hope you give this Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Cake a try! #SunsOutSpoonsOut #CollectiveBias Last week I was reminded of the birthday cake my mom made for my surprise 16th birthday MANY years ago. The cake was […]