Make Chocolate Marshmallow Coffee, One Delicious Cup at a Time

chocolate marshmallow coffee for one

You could say that coffee was kind of a big deal to me.  Okay, not kind of. It's a huge part of my life. I don't think there has been a day that goes by... ever that I don't enjoy a cup or three. But, I'm kind of picky about it.  The truth is, I have trouble making coffee at home that meets my own standards. So, I've decided to try something new this week. Enter Chocolate Marshmallow Coffee made one cup at a time. No big batch, just make it when I want it! This is a sponsored post about McCafé … [Read more...]

3 Ingredient “Baby Bella” Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe

slow cooker chicken recipe

Have more things piled on your to-do list this spring? Hope you're out and about having more fun and enjoying at least a tiny bit of warmth. As with the turn of every season, there is always some adjustment to new schedules and things to do and get used to.  I've personally been playing around with some minimalist slow cooker dinner recipe ideas. This was the first time using Portobella mushrooms (Baby Bellas in this case) in my slow cooker, but it sure won't be the last. I just love them cooked … [Read more...]

Quick Fix: Apple Spice Cake Protein Smoothie

apple spice cake shake

I've been drinking protein shakes on and off to help boost my nutrient levels.  I love how delicious shakes and smoothies can be even when you're using the healthiest of ingredients. Blender clean up? Well, that's a different story.  I've done some experimenting with different flavors lately.  It all started with this delicious french toast smoothie I tried. Addicting and packed with good ingredients.  I wanted to try something similar but change up the flavor and ingredients a bit. Enter the … [Read more...]

Snack Hack: One Step Chocolate Covered Strawberry Freezer Pops

chocolate covered strawberry ice treats

Feeling warm yet? Last week, the cravings kicked in. I needed some fruity freezer treats. Heck, it's been in the 80's here in Florida.  It only seemed right.  It had been a while since I had any frozen desserts, so I was in the mood to try something new and refreshing. Enter Chocolate Covered Strawberry Freezer Pops. Before you run off to buy these, stop! We're going to make these in just one easy step. Enter Fruttare Strawberry! Your ultimate shortcut to this scrumptious "snack hack". This is a … [Read more...]

Celebrate Día del Niño with Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

slow cooker mexican chicken

It's no secret, I love a good reason to celebrate. Heck, it doesn't even need to be a reason to have some fun or make some Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken for that matter. But, when there is one, you'll find me lining up with party hat on.  On that note, there is a festive holiday that you may or may not know about yet. It's celebrated across Mexico and in other Latin American countries, it's called Día del Niño. If you are Spanish speaking or if you've got some schoolin' under your belt like I do, it … [Read more...]

Easy Pineapple Dessert Comes Together with 3 Ingredients

pineapple lush recipe

I can admit it, I'd eat dessert all day if I could pull it off. I've been in a fruity mood lately, must be spring fever. This easy pineapple dessert comes together with just three simple ingredients. Along with being so easy to throw together, it packs a yummy and surprising punch! Last spring I made this Pineapple Lush Cake which blew my mind. So easy to make and the filling? Well, that's what completely inspired this dessert idea. Crushed pineapple is the star player in this simple … [Read more...]

Recommended Beauty Favorites from Real customers (Giveaway)

tresemme undone

Do you ever feel overwhelmed when trying to choose the right beauty products? I could get lost looking at the sea of options every time I cruise the beauty aisles.  It never ceases to amaze me.  When it comes to deciding what to spend my hard earned money on, I like to take the time to make smart decisions. Walgreens is making it easy for us all to read real customer reviews and get recommendations. Pretty cool in my book.  This is a sponsored post about Beauty Favorites by Lunchbox, all … [Read more...]

Twist That Dish: Make Cheesy Chicken Pot Pie with Only 5 Ingredients

cheesy chicken pot pie

Imagine a delicious cheesy chicken pot pie on your dinner table tonight but without all the fuss. What if I told you it could come together with only 5 ingredients and 20 minutes in the oven? I'd barely believe it, if I didn't try it for myself.  Always on a quest for tasty, but easy to make meal ideas, I'm happy to be able to share another wonderful go-to resource for clever solutions. This post was sponsored by KRAFT and I was compensated to write it. Regardless, what I have written is my own … [Read more...]

10 Easy Ways to Feel Refreshed in 5 Minutes (Giveaway)

refresh

I just love the spring-time. It's the time of the year that I want to feel refreshed. Warmer weather is slowly starting to make an appearance everywhere. It's usually the time of the year when I'm looking to jump start new routines. The long winter months make me feel a little cooped up and I'm ready to make some change. Spending more time outdoors, getting more active and refreshing my beauty routine. This is a sponsored post about Skincare at CVS by Lunchbox, all opinion are my own. I … [Read more...]

Easy Blueberry Cake with Whipped Lemon Frosting

Easy Blueberry Cake with Lemon Whipped Cream Frosting

I've been craving blueberry cake with lemon frosting or icing lately.  How about easy blueberry cake with an even simpler lemon whipped cream frosting? I am not really sure if I've ever actually had it before, but seems I've been seeing this flavor combo all over lately.  Tempting idea for this time of the year. I actually made this cake for Easter for a delicious change of pace. The beauty is that it's really easy with the use of store bought cake mix and a very simplified whipped cream … [Read more...]

The Power of Home Equity

buying a house

This post is written and sponsored by U.S. Bank. Seems you’ve got a bit of a dilemma on your hands. That big project you’ve had in your head for what feels like forever is now actually coming together on paper and just waiting to be started. You have the time to do it and - best of all? - you want to do it. There’s just one problem. You need funds, because without them, your dream project stays on hold. But fear not! If you’re a homeowner, and have equity in your home, you may have some … [Read more...]