Banana & Peanut Butter Roll Ups & Taco Sandwich Lunch Ideas

Now that we are back to school, it means back to packing daily lunches. Ham & Cheese get old pretty fast, so I like to change things up. Banana & Peanut Butter Roll Ups are easy to make, and Sawyer thinks they are fantastic. Another one of Sawyer's favorites is when I make fun sandwiches with leftovers. Taco Sandwiches are one he looks forward to as well. We keep King's Hawaiian Rolls on … [Read more...]

OREO Cookies & Crème Chocolate King Size Bars – The NEW Sweet Treat

Do you enjoy a sweet treat during your day? My boys do! One of their favorites is cookies. More specifically, OREO cookies. So, when I heard about the all-new OREO Cookies & Crème Chocolate King Size Bars, I knew they'd be lining up to give them a try. See, around here OREO is the king of cookies. We have to hide them in different spots whenever I pick some up at the store. Somehow every time … [Read more...]

RITZ Crisp & Thins – Our Favorite On The Go Summer Snack

My son just graduated last night. It still feels a bit surreal to me. At the beginning of parenting, it's almost as though your child will never leave you. Next thing you know, you're sitting in an auditorium sneaking your youngest RITZ Crisp & Thins hoping it keeps him quiet, and hiding the tears with your sleeve because tissues would give you away. Graduation doesn't just end at the … [Read more...]

Three-Hour Slow Cooker Chili Recipe

Slow cooker chili is pretty much my main go-to, save-the-day meal in the winter months. I can't tell you how many times its mid-afternoon and I realize I don't know what I'm going to make for dinner. I'm not interested in making a stop to the store so I hit up my pantry and see what I can make from what I have on hand. One main staple item I always have are beans. BUSH’S® Savory Beans are … [Read more...]

Celebrate The Chinese New Year with This Fun Pig Paper Plate Craft & Ling Ling

Have you ever celebrated the Chinese New Year? Last week when the kids had a half day at school we went to have lunch at our favorite local Chinese restaurant and were sad to see a sign on their door stating they'd be closed for the next two weeks. I don't think our little local place ever closes so we were happy to see that they were off enjoying time with family but didn't know what to do … [Read more...]

Summer Snacking Made Easy with Nabisco

I love everything about summer. My kids are home more than ever and there's always a reason on the weekends to celebrate or catch up with friends. We especially love to travel and have already done multiple trips. Once summer comes we tend to stay more local and only travel where we can reach by car in a few hours or less. I just recently got back from Lake George, NY with the family and Norwich, … [Read more...]

Easy Red White & Blue Cookies with NILLA Wafers

My kids start the countdown for summer in May even though we don't usually get out of school until the end of June. Life has been one celebration after another this year. I love that we have so much to be grateful for but my time and my creativity has been on the decline. We had a last minute family gathering over Memorial Day weekend and made this fun easy Red White & Blue Cookies with NILLA … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy Cheesy Potato Skin Bites Recipe

This post was sponsored by Heluva Good! Cheese as part of an Influence Central campaign and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. In the summer I like to entertain. Nothing fancy or anything, just a relaxing hang-out among friends and family usually. The entertainment is easy, especially when kids are involved. Food, however, can sometimes seem so overwhelming. I love when I can put a … [Read more...]

Give Kids A Smile Celebrates 15 Years {Find Out How You Can Help!}

This post was sponsored by Give Kids A Smile as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. My family and I try to help serve in our community as often as we can. We are very active members of our church and participate in numerous service projects with our congregation. Recently we have made "Courage Capes." Courage Capes are for … [Read more...]