Double Chocolate Peppermint Fudge {recipe}

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Coconut Sugar Scrub {homemade gift idea}

I’ve made a ton of sugar scrubs, but this is one of my favorites because it only uses TWO ingredients.  All you need is coconut oil and sugar to make one of my favorite sugar scrubs!  I adore that sugar scrubs are easy to make, package adorably and are good for your skin!  Homemade scrubs are […]

Halloween S’mores Pops {Eggo® recipe}

Halloween is one of our all time favorite holidays, and I suspect it is has something to do with the sweet things that go directly into our mouths.   I’m not a huge candy fan, but I do love all kinds of sweet treats, so these Halloween S’mores Pops using Eggo® Waffles are right up […]

Sweet Easter Popcorn {recipe}

How to Make Sweet Easter Popcorn is easy and perfect to make with little helpers because it’s fun to mix with your hands! I’ve found a few variations of this recipe online and decided I had to try it because popcorn with add-ons just makes me happy.  Plus, I’ve tried a variation of this recipe with Chex […]

Peppermint M&M’S® Pretzel Sticks & Black & White Peppermint Brownies {recipes}

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Glad & M&M’S® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you have a love affair with M&M’S® like I do? If so, you have to check out the White Chocolate Peppermint M&M’S® and M&M’S® Holiday Baking Mini’s available at Target  this season only. They […]

Peanut Butter Bars & Graham Cracker Houses {how to}

This #PBandG shop is sponsored by #CollectiveBias Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are my own. There’s no better time than the holidays to bake and make fun treats that taste extra yummy!  At least, that’s my motto.  Lucky for me, my kiddos are on board with this sentiment and this month we decided that […]

Gingerbread Fudge {recipe}

One of the things I love most about this time of year is FUDGE! One of the best things about fudge is that just about everyone loves it, and it makes the BEST friend and/or neighbor gift. Plus, there are so many ways you can make fudge variations for a sweet palette adventure. I adore […]

Overnight French Toast Casserole {recipe}

How to Make an Overnight French Toast Casserole is pretty darn simple.  The best part, of course about overnight casseroles is that all the prep is done the night before so in the morning all you have to do is pop the casserole in the oven and serve.  The great thing about this Recipe is that is makes great […]

Chicago Style Hot Dogs

How to Make and serve Chicago Style Hot Dogs is so easy you really shouldn’t tell anyone how little effort you actually put into the meal.  {{smiling}}  The great thing about this Recipe is that you can serve it for lunch or dinner and it looks really appetizing.   Plus, it is quite filling and a great […]

Texas Pete® Sultry Grilled Chicken {recipe}

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Texas Pete for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. If you love Chicken and Hot Sauce, you are going to adore this recipe for making Texas Pete® Sultry Grilled Chicken.  Made with either boneless chicken tenders or thighs, this grilled chicken recipe uses Texas Pete […]

SOFT Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies {recipe}

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are pretty much my favorite cookies during the Fall.  I’ve been making this recipe for years because it’s so darn good.  I love that these cookies are super soft and have a ton of flavor.  My kids LOVE them too.  They don’t last long around here.  Be warned, this recipe makes […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mediterranean Turkey Sub {recipe}

This sponsored post was written while participating in my partnership with Oscar Mayer and One2One Network. Now that baseball season is in full swing I’ve turned to dinner options that are quick, filling, nutritious and full of flavor.  Lucky for me, Oscar Mayer introduced Deli Fresh BOLD flavors lunch meats in March. Deli Fresh BOLD lunch […]

Edible Bird’s Nest {recipe}

How to Make this Edible Bird’s Nest Recipe is a snap.  It’s similar to rice krispie treats but uses chow mein noodles instead.  So, you know just how easy they are to make.  Bake at 350 has this simple recipe I was inspired by and changed things up a tad and added some fun Easter sprinkles.  There’s no better way […]

Easy Lemonade Cupcakes {recipe}

How to Make this Easy Lemonade Cupcakes Recipe is a snap.  The recipe is perfect for Spring and has a secret ingredient for super moist cupcakes – pudding mix.   Achieving great frosting is easier than you’d think too, you just need a ziplock back with the end cup off.  So, wow your family and friends with these […]

Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread {recipe}

How to Make this Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread Recipe is really easy.  It tastes so delicious that it’ll probably make it’s way into your best of the best recipes section. Starbucks distributed this recipe a few years ago, and I’ve been making it ever since.  There’s a reason people line up to buy slices of this loaf.  My […]

Indian Fry Bread Recipe {how to}

How to Make this Indian Fry Bread Recipe is so quick and easy it should be criminal.  Seriously. The best thing about this recipe is that you don’t need to let the dough rise, and, since the main ingredient is flour, it’s super inexpensive to make.  My kids teacher makes this recipe with her students as part of […]

Avocado Egg White Omelet Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of the Hass Avocado Board. We love some avocados in these parts.  Lucky for us, we have access to them year round.  We eat avocado with everything we can think of.  On turkey sandwiches, as guacamole, by themselves, in soup, and one of our favorite […]

Enjoying Potato Cauliflower Gratin & Netflix {recipe}

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Netflix for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Can you believe Thanksgiving is already upon us?  With the hustle and bustle of the holidays fast approaching, I’m all for slowing down and stealing moments back in front of the television.  {{laughing}}  Netflix and I are […]

Thanksgiving Teepees {copy cat} #LifeIsASpecialOccasion

One of the things I love about Fall is that it’s FULL of traditions.  Our family has lots of traditions centered around the holidays and if there’s one thing I can count on, it’s that my kids won’t forget them. There isn’t a chance in the world that we {my husband and I} can get […]

Mini Pumpkin Pies {Eggo® recipe} + GIVEAWAY

One of my favorite things about Fall is baking, and some of my favorite  recipes for the season have pumpkin in them.  So, it’s no surprise that this week for Waffle Wednesday I came up with Mini Pumpkin Pies using Eggo® Waffles for the crust and that are perfect for entertaining!  One of the nice […]