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Chocolate Caramel Frappe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FrappeYourWay #CollectiveBias It's summer time and here in Texas that means cooling down any way possible. For us, we like to spend time at the pool, out on the boat at the lake, or even with the water hose in the front yard. We're not picky … [Read more...]

Easy Tampico Island Punch Sorbet

This is a partnered post with Tampico. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. During the summer months here in Texas we often see temperatures over 100 degrees for hours a day. Add in high humidity with those kinds of temperatures and it just makes for a downright miserable day if you have to be outside. So naturally, we like to cool … [Read more...]

Ham BLT Kabobs

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EckrichFlavor #AskForEckrich #CollectiveBias I know back to school season is a very busy and stressful time for parents. I get it, y'all. I'm right there with you. Supply lists, school clothes, backpacks, lunchboxes - it's all so expensive and … [Read more...]

Easy Chocolate Lava Cakes

If you've ever cruised with Carnival, I'm sure you've tried the Molten Lava Cake for dessert! And if you're like my husband, it's the only dessert you eat while on board. Well, besides the 24 hour soft serve ice cream, of course. Now you can enjoy one at home with these Easy Chocolate Lava Cakes. With this easy recipe you can whip up four of … [Read more...]

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...]