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3-Ingredient Frozen Whipped Pineapple

This post is sponsored by DOLE® Frozen Fruit. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. In my circle of friends my house seems to be the place to hang out. Which is totally fine with me. It just means that I always have to be prepared in case of unexpected drop-ins. Like the other night when three other families decided to drop in for a … [Read more...]

Ghost Blow Pops

My kids look forward to Halloween each year. It's the one day out of the year that I allow them to eat almost anything they want. And boy, do they take full advantage of it. But who am I kidding, so do I. I love all the tricks, but mostly all the treats that come along with Halloween, like these Ghost Blow Pops. Ghost Blow Pops   Save … [Read more...]

Why You’ll Love the CVS Pharmacy and Target Partnership

I’m proud to be working with CVS Pharmacy on the CVS Pharmacy Difference Campaign. All opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at CVS.com or with the appropriate manufacturers. When I first heard about the CVS Pharmacy and Target partnership, I'll be honest, I wasn't sure what to think. My … [Read more...]

20 Pumpkin Spice Recipes

Pumpkin Spice Everything! I'm the one counting down to the release of Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL) and the one stockpiling canned pumpkin like it'll ward off some sort of apocalypse. Because...pumpkin spice recipes, y'all! With fall just days away, I can embrace my love for all things pumpkin spice and share some of the yummy things I've … [Read more...]

Lightened Up Chunky Apple Jam

Apple picking season is upon us and I'm always looking for ways to use the season's harvest. With apples being one of my favorite fall fruits, I incorporate it throughout most of my fall cooking. A super simple way to use the season's harvest is to make a Lightened Up Chunky Apple Jam that can be canned and used throughout the year. Lightened … [Read more...]

PediaSure SideKicks for my Sidekicks

I have been compensated by PediaSure for this post; however, I am sharing my own thoughts. All opinions are my own. Sometimes getting our little sidekicks to eat can be quite the task, especially when they aren't feeling good and need as much nutrition as possible. And then there are those sidekicks who simple don't want to eat what we put in … [Read more...]

Free Pancakes for Kids at Denny’s

This is a partnered post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Have you tried the all new pancakes at Denny's yet? Oh my gosh, we absolutely love them. The new Buttermilk Pancakes are made with fresh ingredients, like real eggs, fresh buttermilk and a hint of vanilla. These fresh ingredients are all hand-mixed to order and bring … [Read more...]

The Protector Giveaway

The Protector Giveaway post is brought to you in partnership with Forever, the romance imprint of Grand Central Publishing. Once upon a time before kids I had plenty of time to read. I remember laying in bed being so intrigued with a story that I couldn't bare to put the book down and go to sleep.  I would race through the pages like my life … [Read more...]

Unboxing New Pampers Easy Ups with My Toddler

This is a partnered post with Pampers. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Wait until she's ready. It's the message I reminded myself as my toddler resisted potty training. We'd talk about big girls using the potty, and she'd retort with "I a baby." Nope, not ready. I'm not in any hurry for my sweet little one to grow up, but by her … [Read more...]

How to Handle the Strong-Willed Child

This is a partnered post. As always all thoughts and opinions are my own. Growing up I didn't really know what strong-willed was. I had heard it used to describe me, but didn't truly understand what it meant until I had the opportunity to raise a strong-willed child of my own. Being a strong-willed child myself, I guess you could say I have some … [Read more...]