#GoBold Edible Playdough Mini Cakes Recipe


With Spring finally here, I feel like celebrating! There is so much to celebrate in Spring – warm weather, Easter, end of school, start of sports, gardening, muddy feet (both dogs & kids), and the start of all things new! We tend to have family and friends over more when it is warmer and I’m […]

Gooseberry Patch Everyday Meals Cookbook Review


Gooseberry Path cookbooks are known for their unique and kitchen-friendly cookbooks. And their newest title, Good-for-You Everyday Meals does not disappoint. I received product to facilitate this post. The Gooseberry Patch Good-for-You Everyday Meals Cookbook has over 200 fresh and healthy recipes for you to feed your family. This book has it all: breakfast, lunch, […]

Dunkin’ Donuts NEW Bakery Series Coffee and Blended Coffee Recipe


Who goes better together than donuts and coffee? Not much! Last Fall, I had the amazing opportunity to visit Smucker’s to learn all about their brands and get great #HolidayTips for the season’s baking.  While there, I learned that Smucker’s is the parent company for the Dunkin’ Donuts brand of coffee and was able to […]

S’mores Hot Chocolate Recipe


What could be better than S’mores and Hot Chocolate? Two favorites combine to make this delicious S’mores Hot Choclate recipe using the new TruMoo Chocolate marshmallow Milk. I received product to facilitate this post. S’mores Hot Chocolate Recipe This is a fun and easy recipe that your kids will enjoy helping you with and ask […]

Hearty Beef Stew Recipe and Beef Stew with Barley Head-to-Head Competition #RecipeRehab


During this brutal Winter, we all turn to comfort foods. I’ve been serving comfort foods like beef stew, chicken soup, and plenty of hot casseroles. With the snow and extreme cold we have all been experiencing, it is so nice to sit down to a hearty, hot meal.  We have family favorite recipes but sometimes […]

Very Berry Baked French Toast Recipe


Breakfast is one of my family’s favorite meals, in fact, we often have it at dinnertime! I created this Very Berry Baked French Toast recipe over the years by combining various recipes. It is a crowd favorite every time and can be prepared the night before. I received product to facilitate this post. When I […]

Building the Ortega Ultimate Taco Stadium Platter


Wow! I’ve never done anything like this before! Although I’ve been focusing a lot on food presentation (and photography) I’ve never had the opportunity to build a structure to display food! This week I built a trial run Ortega Taco Fiesta Stadium for the big game and brought it to the Pinewood Derby Races for […]

Celebrate More with Your Family with Easy Recipes


With each holiday comes added pressure to create fantastic recipes for family and friends. Do yourself and your family a favor and spend your time wisely. It doesn’t have to be 100% from scratch for recipes to be made with love and still taste delicious.  I’ve found great shortcuts by using base products and adding […]

Easy Ham Over Biscuits Recipe


If you are like me, you don’t have many good recipes for leftover holiday ham. This recipe is especially good after Easter as it calls for ham and hard boiled eggs.  The combination of ham, eggs, and biscuits with a creamy white sauce is a great comfort food. My kids eat it up.  This recipe […]

What Does Tofurky Look Like?

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Do you have a guest coming over for dinner that is a vegetarian or vegan? Not sure what to serve? It is easy to serve delicious meat-free meals that everyone will enjoy with Tofurky. My family was first introduced to Tofurky a couple years ago and even my 4 and 6 year old children liked […]

Easy Christmas Cookie Recipe: Peppermint Dipped Chocolate Cookies

Peppermint Dipped Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Nothing is more festive during Christmas than peppermint. This quick and Easy Christmas Cookie Recipe combines two favorites, peppermint and chocolate! Everyone loves home made cookies at Christmas but time is at a premium. Pillsbury® makes home made Christmas cookies easy with their holiday line of products, pairing the favorite flavors and colors of the season […]

Refreshingly Raw Recipes


I am not a vegan, I love gluten heavy foods, and the occasional twinkie makes its way to my stomach. That being said, I also like to expose my family to healthy, home made food as well as try new cuisine. I was a little concerned about receiving and reading The SIMPLY RAW KITCHEN, by […]

Sweeten the Season with Eagle Brand Christmas Dessert Recipes

Fudge Filled Christmas Peanut Butter Bars Recipe

I love Christmastime for so many reasons, one of those is baking! I have Christmas Baking parties with my daughter, family, and friends each year. One product that always has a way of making anything taste amazing is Eagle Brand condensed milk. It is an easy way to “sweeten the season” with cookies, dessert bars, fudge, […]

Christmas Tree Brownie Bites Recipe #HolidayTips

Christmas Tree Brownie Bites Recipe

Baking with kids is fun, especially during the holidays.  This Christmas, your little helpers will love adding the decorations on these Christmas Tree Brownie Bites. During my recent Smucker’s Holiday Traditions trip, I tried this recipe out with another blogger, James Zahn from The Rock Father. This is an easy recipe that taste as good as […]

Butter Someone Up with Mrs. Smith’s Pie


We’ve all done it, buttered someone up before asking for something. 6 in 10 Americans admit they would butter someone up, especially during the holiday season. What better way to spread holiday cheer than to give someone a delicious pie? Before I go on, I must admit that I enjoy baking and cooking as much […]