Healthy Trail Mix – The Perfect On-The-Go Snack!

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Every year I tell myself that I'm going to have this great laid back summer of reading and beach visits. In reality, it becomes carting the boys from friend to friend and camp to camp. Every weekend has some kind of BBQ or birthday party planned and we're constantly on the move. I needed a good go-to snack that I could throw in my purse, like a healthy trail mix. I went into my pantry and … [Read more...]

Peach and Blueberry Oat Crisp Recipe { Plus, Gift Card Giveaway!}

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I recently brought the kids for one of our annual blueberry picking trips. In total, we picked 12.5 pounds. I froze many of them but kept a big bowl's worth aside to make some fresh baked goodies. Blueberries are one of my favorites and you really can't beat fresh picked. I recently stumbled upon this Peach and Blueberry Oat Crisp Recipe recipe when Arnold® bread asked me to partner up. I knew … [Read more...]

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream In A Bag Recipe & Curious Chef Giveaway

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My kids and I have been living it up this summer! I love having them both home all day and planning fun things for us to do. After a long morning of playing outside in the sun, we love to come inside and have frozen treats to cool off. Our favorite treat is Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream in a bag. It only takes about 15 minutes to make and my kids can help with every step of it. Homemade Vanilla … [Read more...]

Healthy Recipe Options to Be Successful During Your Super Bowl Party

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The NFL Playoffs are in full swing, which means the Super Bowl will be here before we know it! Whether or not you're a football fan, we all know one interest everyone has surrounded the game… the FOOD.  Football food tends to be notoriously unhealthy, but I say… WHHYYYYY? Plan ahead, and you can still enjoy yourself without killing your healthy goals! Here are some healthy recipe options to be … [Read more...]

Tic Toc Croc Pirate Crocodile Cupcakes!

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My favorite part of Sawyer's pirate birthday party last March were his Tic Toc Croc Pirate Crocodile Cupcakes that were a last minute thought that came together effortlessly. In the past, I've made some pretty elaborate cakes like my Mickey Mouse birthday cake but this year I had really spent some time on other projects and it became the night before the party and I still had nothing. I had seen a … [Read more...]

Banana “Pudding” with Breyers {A Family Friendly Recipe!}

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Breyers. All opinions are 100% mine. With school in full swing I feel like my family is rarely all together at the same time. Someone is always running somewhere. Hayden is going in and out with school, soccer, gymnastics, and karate. Halli also has little preschool outings, and gymnastics. My husband goes to work. I have a million different … [Read more...]

Banana Chip Pudding Pops Recipe!

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I love frozen treats of all kinds but banana flavored ones especially! Pudding Pops are always a favorite and they are super easy to make! My kids love them and you can make them just pudding or fill with your favorites. Our favorite and made most is our banana chop pops! Ingredients Needed: 1 box of banana pudding Milk (as needed in pkg directions) 2-3 Slightly over ripe … [Read more...]

My Dinner Shortcut: Philly Cheesesteak Sub Recipe Made Easy with Hamburger Helper®

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I'm all about dinner shortcuts my kids will love. This Philly Cheesesteak sub is one recipe I will keep using, and Hamburger Helper® brings it all together! It's been a long time since I've purchased Hamburger Helper® and when I recently visited Walmart to pick up a box to make a recipe I was impressed with just how many different varieties they had. I couldn't resist picking up several … [Read more...]

Cherry Cheesecake Brownies

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"I was asked to participate in the #Pyrex100 campaign, sponsored by Pyrex®, a World Kitchen brand. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own." Have you ever made a recipe and fell in love with the first bite? No? That's because you haven't tried these. These Cherry Cheesecake Brownies are amazing. They are the perfect dessert to make and tag along to a party or picnic. From this … [Read more...]