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How to Make a Lunch Your Child Will Love

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Mott’s®. I've been making school lunches for my children from the very beginning of their school days. I like having control over what they're eating and the best way for me to do that is to pack them a lunch each day for school. How to make a lunch your child will love comes with some … [Read more...]

Chicken Parmesan Pasta Bake

Sometimes I make dinner all fancy and stuff, and then other times I just throw some ingredients together and hope it tastes right. That's just the life of a mom, I guess. And then other times, I depend on others to help me out a little. Like with this Chicken Parmesan Pasta Bake from Betty Crocker. It landed in my inbox and I had to try … [Read more...]

20 Homemade Pop-Tart Recipes

There's something about the humble pop-tart that takes me back to my younger days at home. I vividly remember those summer days where I could sleep as late as I wanted, stumble my way down the stairs, and tear open that silver sleeve to reveal my frosted breakfast. My favorite flavor was (and still is) the Brown Sugar Cinnamon. In honor of the … [Read more...]

20 Ways to Enjoy a PB&J

Like many families, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches were a staple in our home growing up. There's just something super special about the memories I recall when I taste the salty peanut butter mixed with sweet jelly. And just in case you didn't already know, National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day is April 2nd. Because peanut butter and jelly is one … [Read more...]

Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole

This is a partnered post with Cascade. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. One of the top five posts on my blog is my recipe for Easy Tater Tot Casserole. With good reason too, because it's absolutely delicious and so easy to make. It's one of those recipes you rely on when time is short and you just want a warm, hearty meal but don't … [Read more...]

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki

I'm all about using my slow cooker. For me, the slow cooker is like an extra set of hands that does the work in the kitchen when I can't be there. Like my own version of a mother's helper. (Because goodness mercy -- who can afford one of those?) Recipes from the slow cooker, like this Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki, are the only reason my family … [Read more...]

Enjoying a Night Off with Papa Murphy’s

I was compensated for this review of Papa Murphy’s. All opinions and statements remain 100% my own. #PapaMurphysLaw #Ad Yesterday was Monday. My least favorite day of the week. It's back to work and back to school which means it's back to stress filled days and nights. But yesterday I did something different, y'all. Instead of worrying about … [Read more...]

Bacon Wrapped Tater Tots

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. Living in Texas has its perks. Cowboys, country music, and BBQ just to name a few. As you might have heard, we like to do things big and bold here in Texas. We're proud of our Texas heritage and we like to celebrate it. Today I'm celebrating it … [Read more...]

Homemade Shamrock Shake

This is a partnered post with DairyPure. As always all thoughts and opinions are my own. It's that time of year, y'all -- Shamrock Shake time. This year I decided to forego the fast food version of this limited time delicacy and I created my own at home. My Homemade Shamrock Shake has the same great flavor and I didn't even have to change out of … [Read more...]

Egg and Prosciutto Breakfast Sandwich

This is a partnered post with Mirum Shopper. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Making meals with better quality ingredients is important to me. My children aren't babies anymore and they are watching and learning from every single thing that I do (which sometimes is pretty scary :) ). They are seeing the brands that I buy and they … [Read more...]