Recipes

An Easy Pumpkin Puree How-To

An Easy Pumpkin Puree How-To

Seeing a lot of squash lately? While I’ve never been a big fan of actual squash, I adore everything that is pumpkin flavored this time of year. Pumpkin puree keeps well, and is a great asset to any dish from baby food, to pies. It freezes well too. It’s safe to say, I love it and it’s […]

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My Paleo Lifestyle after Week ONE

My Paleo Lifestyle after Week ONE

Alright guys. It’s been almost a full week since I made the decision to go Paleo. Not sure what Paleo is? It’s basically eating anything that once had a face, or came from the ground. That’s it. If you need a little more explanation, here is a good one. One of my biggest sacrifices actually ended […]

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Oreo Dessert Pizza with Flatout! #flatoutpizza

Oreo Dessert Pizza with Flatout! #flatoutpizza

Last weekend, before I decided to go Paleo, we had our family over for a Halloween themed dinner. Which included a make your own pizza bar. It was a fun way to get everyone in the kitchen, talking, and having fun. Everyone got to choose from three varieties from the new Flatout Thin Crust Flatbread Artisan Pizza, […]

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Crock Pot Ham and Potato Soup Recipe

Crock Pot Ham and Potato Soup Recipe

College Inn broth has launched a recipe contest on their Facebook page (between now and October 28th) and is interested in hearing about your family recipes that have been passed down for generations. Sadly, I don’t have many from my own family, but last Christmas, my husband’s aunt gave everyone a small recipe booklet with some of the family’s favorite dishes […]

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Pumpkin and Strawberry Cream Cheese Rolls

Pumpkin and Strawberry Cream Cheese Rolls

I was trying to come up with a dessert to make tonight, since I had some leftover canned pumpkin. I really wanted to make some Pumpkin Chocolate Chip muffins, but of course we were out of eggs. I did however have a couple of cans of crescent rolls. Of course, with my luck, I didn’t have any cream […]

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A Morning Latte & My Favorite Blogs Makes My Morning Better #LatteLove

A Morning Latte & My Favorite Blogs Makes My Morning Better #LatteLove

Nothing is better than waking up, enjoying a cup of coffee and visiting some of my favorite blogs before I start my day. Even better than a cup of coffee is a latte. Did you know you can actually make one at home, even with coffee? I didn’t. It’s actually pretty easy. How to Make a Latte […]

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Cinnamon Sugar Apple Rolls

Cinnamon Sugar Apple Rolls

Last week for our Fisher Price Playdate, I decided to make some Cinnamon-Sugar Apple Rolls. I originally found this recipe through Pinterest and instead of using pie crust, I used Pillsbury crescents. It was super easy to make and everyone thought they were delicious. Since it’s currently apple season, this is a must try recipe. […]

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Join Us For The #LatteLove Twitter Party!

Join Us For The #LatteLove Twitter Party!

On Thursday, October 4th at 10am pst. I will be co-hosting a Twitter party with @theMotherhood, @CooperMunroe, and @EmilyMcKhann to talk about making your breakfast better with an at-home latte! Americans love their lattes, and with one serving of fat free milk adding nine essential nutrients but only 80 calories and no fat, lattes love you […]

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Nut-Free Snack Ideas – For The Classroom

Nut-Free Snack Ideas – For The Classroom

Yesterday, Carleigh came home with more “Welcome” papers from school. The one from her teacher, asked parents to bring in snacks for the classroom. Well it happens to be her class is a Nut-Free zone this year. So not only must their snacks be store bought, but they can’t contain any trace of tree nuts […]

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Breakfast for School Lunch + A Chocolate Chip Whole Wheat Pancake Recipe

Breakfast for School Lunch + A Chocolate Chip Whole Wheat Pancake Recipe

I still can’t believe this Summer is almost gone for us, and just next week I will be walking my oldest to her first day of Kindergarten. With starting school next week, comes the planning of the school lunches. Do I let her eat at school or do I make her school lunches? Well, both […]

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Delicious S’mores Bars – Just like Camping

Delicious S’mores Bars – Just like Camping

Coincidentally, today is actually National S’mores Day, but last night I was feeling a little sad that my husband and our oldest daughter are leaving to go camping this weekend. “I want S’mores too.” I demanded. So instead, I decided to make these absolutely delicious and easy S’mores Bars, adapted from a recipe over at Six Sisters’ Stuff. […]

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Grilled Fruit Skewers with Whipped Strawberry Cream Cheese Dip

Grilled Fruit Skewers with Whipped Strawberry Cream Cheese Dip

Recently, I had the opportunity to try out some new Weight Watchers® cheese and cream cheese items. First off, I want to say that while I have heard many success stories from friends about Weight Watchers and their program I haven’t tried it myself and don’t plan to. However, I like cheese, my kids love […]

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Carrot and Zucchini Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting #recipe

Carrot and Zucchini Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting #recipe

Since Mamavation, I have been trying to make a conscious effort to still eat healthy, even though I still crave sweets and desserts. So what better way then to take a classic treat like cupcakes and add vegetables!! That’s right. These cupcakes are not only delicious and sweet, but actually have veggies in them. I bet your […]

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Oatmeal Cupcakes

Oatmeal Cupcakes

A month or so ago, while journaling my daily food and activity on the Mamavation forums, I noticed one of the other sistas had oatmeal cupcakes for a snack. Curious to know what exactly they were, she linked me a recipe for Oatmeal Cupcakes. Of course I had to try them out for myself! So earlier this week, […]

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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Waffle Cookies

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Waffle Cookies

The other day, I decided to trick my girls for breakfast. I told them I was making waffles, like I do usually every other weekend. Except, this time I was wanted to try the Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Waffle Cookies recipe I found on Pinterest. Of course, when you mention chocolate chips in this house and […]

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Fun and delicious Zucchini Boats #recipe for kids! #veggieworld #spon

Fun and delicious Zucchini Boats #recipe for kids! #veggieworld #spon

  This post is sponsored by Country Crock. I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective, and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own. I have been buying and using Country Crock for as long as I can remember. My mom used to buy it when I […]

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