7UP Raspberry Lime Floats & Apple Dumplings

"This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of 7UP®. The opinions and text are mine." One of my favorite things to do is entertain. I love having friends, other couples, and new families over to our home. It is always so much fun to meet new people and enjoy the weekend together. My kids love playing with other kids and making new friends as well. Entertaining also gives me the … [Read more...]

Easy Valentine’s Day Treat: Homemade Oreo Cookies Recipe

I love holidays and making them extra special and festive. Valentine's Day is high on my list as one of my favorite holidays. It is such a great holiday to make a little extra effort to show the people you love how much you care about them. It is so fun to decorate for, and Valentine's Day treats seem extra delicious dressed up in pink and red. Homemade Oreo Cookies are one of my family's favorite … [Read more...]

20 Easy Homemade Salsa Recipes

When it comes to dips for chips, I've got to admit that I am partial to salsa. Salsa can be made so many different ways that I never get tired of it. I make it on Taco Tuesdays, for football games, for birthday parties or even for dessert. No matter what kind I make the bowl is almost always empty. Here are 20 easy homemade salsa recipes to make. They range from your normal tomato and jalapeno … [Read more...]

Heart Shaped Treats For Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. I like to make each holiday special for the boys by celebrating it all month long. Valentine's Day is easy, just make heart shaped treats. In fact, make everything heart shaped. The following 19 heart shaped treats include desserts like the cute heart shaped brownies I made a few years ago and cheesecakes as well as main dishes like pizza and pot … [Read more...]

21 Nutritious Muffins For Busy Mornings

On busy mornings, the last thing I want to think about is what to make for breakfast. However, I have found that everyone in my house is in a better mood all day long if I start the day with a meal, like some nutritious muffins. To save a bit of time and make mornings run smoother, I have been making muffins the night before and reheating them for breakfast. The only problem is, they get sick and … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Blueberry Pecan Oatmeal Muffins Recipe

Although this post is sponsored by Welch's® Frozen Fruits, all opinions are my own. I love to bake and the moment the cool air starts coming in I start filling our home with sweet baked goods. I love knowing what ingredients I'm putting into my foods to make sure it has the best possible nutrition for my family. When you're buying store bought baked goods they often have a mix of things I … [Read more...]

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...]