A Family Favorite Breakfast: Monkey Bread Recipe


There are a few recipes that I have really strong memories of. The ones that I made with my mom or grandmother, and had me and my siblings running to the kitchen begging to help with the next step. Those are the recipes that I really treasure now as a mom and that I love making them with my kids. Monkey Bread was always a special treat and my favorite breakfast as a young girl. We usually made … [Read more...]

Perfect and Delicious 1 Hour Cinnamon Rolls With Maple Frosting Recipe


The trees are changing colors and the temperatures have drastically dropped the past few days. I busted out my slippers, electric blanket, and all of my Halloween decor. I absolutely love Fall and to celebrate I wanted to bake! One of my favorite Fall treats to bake is warm, sweet, and slightly gooey cinnamon rolls. I love eating them as a special breakfast with my family or enjoying one while I'm … [Read more...]

Have A Simple and Balanced Pizza Night With DIGIORNO {Fruit Kabobs & Fruit Dip Recipe}


   “This post is in collaboration with Balance Your Plate and DiGiorno. As part of the collaboration, I received product and incentives in exchange for participating in the program.” With Summer winding down and school starting meal time can be stressful. Dinnertime can be so tricky to make sure my family is getting all the nutrition we need. I try to have a balance of all the food groups and … [Read more...]

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


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!}


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


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


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!


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!}


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...]