Unique High School Class Rings that Kids will Treasure for Years

jostens ring

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Jostens. All opinions are 100% mine. I remember how important high school was. So exciting, so new.. a little scary too. But, there was one thing I knew for sure. I was totally going to get an amazing class ring! The beautiful part was I just knew my mom would have to say yes to this request. It was my one chance to pick the perfect ring, just for me! (Luckily she really did say yes!) My son just started high school this year, so it will … [Read more...]

Make Green Tinted Tasty Lip Balm for St. Patrick’s Day

easy green tinted lipbalm

Want to make a quick little fun treat for the kiddos for St. Patrick's Day? It doesn't get any more simple than this two ingredient green tinted lip balm with only two ingredients. I shared a different lip balm recipe in the past, but this time I switched up the ingredients. This one calls for just Vaseline and Green Kool-Aid. Since I had a huge amount leftover from the St. Patrick's Day milkshakes I shared recently, I wanted to try to use some of it up. This was a tasty way to do … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Party: DIY Leprechaun Belt Cups

diy leprechaun cups

What is St. Patrick's Day without a visit from Leprechauns? Whether you are planning a fun party or just trying to come up with ideas for the kids, this is nice and easy to add some fun to your day. There are a few ways that you can make them too. The cups can be as fancy or as simple as you want. Either way, I promise they are super easy party decor to spruce things up a bit. This post contains affiliate links.  If this idea looks somewhat familiar, you might remember my Santa's Belt … [Read more...]

Easy Green Kool-Aid Milkshake Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day

Three ingredients to make a festive Kool Aid Milkshake for #StPatrick'sDay

Between green colored treats and gold at the end of rainbows, I thought it would be fun to share a quick and easy treat. A while back I shared a very easy recipe for Kool-Aid milkshakes. Today, I'm giving the recipe a quick St. Patrick's Day makeover. There are a couple of different "green" flavors available such as Lemon Lime and Green Apple. With the addition of milk and vanilla frozen yogurt, you can whip up a quick St. Paddy's Day treat in no time. For these quick milkshakes, I used the … [Read more...]

Simple and Slow: Brisket with Sweet Onions

slow cooker brisket

I have a bit of a confession to make.  It might be an obsession or even an addiction. Gasp.  Here it is.  I can't control myself at checkout when I'm shopping.  I don't go for those tabloids or gossip magazines, oh no.  But, I seem to not be able to control myself when it comes to recipe magazines.  They totally get me every time.  At the grocery store or at the hobby shop, I can't escape them. Well, today this little habit of mine paid off because this Brisket with Sweet Onions recipe … [Read more...]

Share Luck with these St. Patrick’s Day Hot Cocoa Mason Jar Gifts

st pattys diy gifts

Do you like to celebrate St. Patrick's Day? I sure hope so, because I have some cute and simple ideas that I'll be sharing over the next couple of weeks. I was really sad that I didn't get to share many Valentine's Day projects because I was smack in the middle of moving. Actually, who am I kidding. I am still really sad about that. So, now that were (mostly) settled in our new home, I am definitely not letting St. Patty's Day go un-celebrated! That's a big ole promise! This post contains … [Read more...]

Warm Up with these 10 Hearty Seafood Soups and Chowders


Are you feeling a little chilly? Have the winter blahs? These delectable seafood soups are bound to awaken your senses. Whether you're looking for lent recipes or want to join in the celebration of national frozen food day on March 6th, these are some great options. I was recently introduced to a really great website with loads of seafood recipes through the Alaska Seafood Org.  They offer a plethora of information and ideas to serve Alaskan Seafood from fresh, canned to frozen.  I wanted to … [Read more...]

Chicken & Butternut Squash Slow Cooker Recipe

slow cooker chicken butternut squash

February is flying fast, but I'm glad we still have time to talk more about heart health.  Last week, I started the conversation about just how important it is for woman to take care of their hearts.  In case you're stopping by for the first time, it's American Heart Month! Plus, if you haven't seen it yet, there is an awesome chance to win daily prizes to help us make lifestyle changes from Campbell Soup Company. This post is sponsored by Campbell Soup Company. I often find myself … [Read more...]