Sweet Basil Pesto

Pesto is one of those things that you can make in a matter of minutes but tastes like you spent hours preparing it. It's so easy to prepare and it's full of great flavor. This Sweet Basil Pesto takes about 5 minutes to make and can be used in a variety of ways. Sweet Basil Pesto Sweet Basil Pesto   Save Print Prep time 5 mins … [Read more...]

Behind the Scenes of a School Lunch Menu

As a mother of three school-aged children, I was extremely excited when I was invited to attend the Annual National Conference this year in San Antonio, Texas as a guest of the School Nutrition Association. In its 70th year, this conference is geared towards school nutrition professionals, industry members and food service professionals that work … [Read more...]

7 Must-Haves for a Good Night’s Sleep

This is a sponsored post written for ZzzQuil. I was compensated for this post Vicks as part of the Vicks Ambassador Network but all opinions are my own. In case you haven't figured it out by now, I'm kind of obsessed with sleep. Like, I really adore it. It's just one of those things that make me happy. Probably a lot more than it should. Whether … [Read more...]

20 Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Show your appreciation with these Teacher Appreciation Gifts! Slower mornings, beach days, and fun with friends. I never want summer to end. But the reality is that the Back to School season is just around the corner. With my kids heading off to a new school next year, I'm full of anxious excitement. Who will their friends be? What will their … [Read more...]

Magnum Double Dipped Ice Cream Bars

This is a partnered post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. These Magnum Double Dipped Ice Cream Bars really are delicious! For the most part I do pretty good when it comes to overall wellness. I work out at the gym 4-5 times each week, I try to drink my daily water requirements, and I do pretty good at eating my fruits and … [Read more...]

Kids Eat Free at Denny’s

This is a partnered post. I'm sharing this post because I though you'd like to know that kids eat free at Denny's. I'm always down for a cheap meal out with the family. It's July and summer is finally in full swing. Kids are enjoying sleeping in and parents are enjoying the less busy days. At least we are anyway. I absolutely love everything … [Read more...]

Skinny Strawberry Kiwi Granita

Cool down this summer with a Skinny Strawberry Kiwi Granita! I'm pretty sure wherever you live in the US right now you're probably feeling the effects of the summer heat. Here in Texas, it's a scorcher. My husband picked me up at the airport yesterday evening around 6:30pm and when we got in his car it was a whopping 100 degrees. That's not … [Read more...]

Pixar in a Box

When am I ever going to use this? I know I asked that question all the time as I sat through dull and dry math classes. But this is different. It not only teaches, but shows you how cool math and science can be. This is Pixar in a Box. The idea began when Pixar hosted a 10,000 square foot hands-on exhibit at the Museum of Science in Boston. … [Read more...]

Grocery Delivery with Shipt

This is a partnered post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I was able to experience grocery delivery with Shipt with a complimentary membership and shopping credit. Let's face it. Grocery shopping with children isn't fun. I can think of many other ways I'd like to spend my time rather than going through the aisles of the grocery … [Read more...]

S’Mores Milkshakes

This is a partnered post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. These S'Mores Milkshakes really are delicious! It's stinkin' hot outside, y'all. It's over 100 degrees here as I sit in my air conditioned office writing this S'Mores Milkshake recipe out for you guys. It's no wonder my kids don't want to play outside right now; it's a … [Read more...]