Summer Cookout Recipes: Swiss Dogs, Potato Casserole & Strawberry Lemonade

Epic hot dog combo! Make these swiss dogs!

Are you planning an epic summer? The kids are out of school and the festivities are already kicking off for the season. From graduation parties to backyard BBQs, a season of host and attending parties is upon us. We've already fired up our grill plenty and don't plan on stopping anytime soon. Today, I'm sharing some of my new favorite summer cookout recipes. There is just something about food on the grill, the smell and the flavor just does me in!  This post was sponsored by KRAFT and I was ...

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Tasty and Simple Banana Cream Pie Freezer Pops

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They weren't kidding when they said Florida was hot. I'm not quite used to 90+ degree weather in May, but I'm working with it. Feels like we get a big head start on summer and cool and refreshing beverages are a necessity. That's where these Banana Cream Pie Freezer Pops come in handy. I usually prefer to make my freezer pops in those cute little bathroom sized cups, but I was up for something a little different today. The beauty in this is that you can use whichever pop method you like best, ...

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Cool off with this Strawberry Yogurt Swirl Slushy

strawberry yogurt smoothie

With the warm weather here, I've been craving more fruit. The strawberries here look so amazing this time of the year and they are so delicious. I decided to make something that is simple, delicious and healthy for a treat. Combining a very simple real strawberry slushy, I swirled in some delicious Yulu Strawberry yogurt for a unique and refreshing combo. Just the perfect cool beverage for the hot summer days ahead. The tangy but sweet strawberry slushy tastes so good mixed up with swirls of ...

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Create Memories with these 5 Activities for Moms and Daughters of all Ages

Create lasting memories with these 5 ideas for moms and daughters of all ages.

Mother's Day just past, but that's no reason to stop focusing on building up our own moms and celebrating daughters.  The relationship and bond between generations of all kinds is one of the strongest we'll cherish throughout our lives. When I think about who has been the biggest influence on who I am as a person and who has influenced my ideas of beauty, I always think about my own mother and grandmother. While they've both been an inspiration to me, they also play a large roll in my own ...

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Easy Parmesan Herb Bread with Only 4 Ingredients!

easy herb bread

Have you ever actually had a crush on food? I've been completely crushing on some gorgeous herb bread that I originally spotted on Pinterest. It might just be the prettiest bread that I'd ever laid eyes on.  I'm not the type to make bread from scratch. Actually pretty sure I would mess it up big time. So, I decided to give my go at a much simplified version that I'm calling Easy Parmesan Herb Bread which is more my style. What makes this bread extra fun is that it's "pull-apart" which ...

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Join us for the #HasbroSummerFun Twitter Party!

Twitter Party Prizes

Do you hear that? It's the sound of summer rolling in! I hope you can join me for the #HasbroSummerFun Twitter Party where we'll be chatting about planning for a fun summer. Oh and you know there will be some amazing Hasbro prizes that will help you get your own party started! This post is sponsored by Hasbro. Opinions are my own. #HASBROSUMMERFUN TWITTER PARTY DETAILS TOPIC: Making this the best summer ever! WHEN: Wednesday, May 20th at 1:00 p.m. EST WHERE: Twitter with hashtag ...

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Easy Pineapple Coconut Dessert Comes Together with 3 Ingredients

This easy pineapple and coconut dessert comes together with only 3 simple ingredients. Nom!

I just love tropical flavors. Pineapple, coconut, you know the usual suspects. This easy Pineapple Coconut dessert comes together with only three simple ingredients. Don't let the simplicity fool you, this recipe packs a satisfying sweet punch. Plus, I am kind of obsessed with these mini parfait cups and spoons that I ordered a while ago. They are the perfect size for a sweet treat any time. My hubby had a craving last week. He asked if I could pick up chocolate chip cookies with ...

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Protein Packed 4 Ingredient Baked Granola Breakfast Bars

Perfectly simple baked granola bars. Only 4 healthy ingredients!

We all know breakfast is one of the most important things needed to start the day.  Having easy go-to options is always a goal around here. During the week, we're kind of a grab and go family.  I just spent some time making some Baked Granola Breakfast Bars and only used 4 ingredients. They baked into the perfect kind of hand-held breakfast treat. Best of all, they're filled with protein galore and can be made in under a half an hour. Hand held and portable? Perfect! This is a sponsored ...

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Easy Veggie Packed Dinner: Fajita Slow Cooker Chicken

Make fresh fajita chicken with only a handful of delicious ingredients!

We've been trying to eat more veggies around here, as I mentioned last week. Since my slow cooker is the go-to dinner maker around here, I've been trying to come up with some fresh ideas. Fajita Slow Cooker Chicken seemed like a winner as it's packed with loads of peppers and onions. To give it a fun fresh look for the season, I used three different colored peppers. The beauty is that you can use whichever peppers are convienint. I opted for green, red and orange. Came in a affordable ...

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Being Like Mom – My #BeautyStory

mom and I #throwback

My mother has taught me a lot. From being a mom to a friend to figuring out what kind of mother I want to be myself. One of the things she taught me was how treating myself well can make me look and feel. I may fail at times, but it's not because of a lack of inspiration! This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox about Dove #BeautyStory, all opinions are my own. My Mom - My #BeautyStory For as long as I can remember I've idolized my mom. She is so beautiful and kind and generous. I remember ...

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Make Mom “Appy” with Innovative Oral Care this Mother’s Day

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Are you still brainstorming for that awesome Mother's Day gift? I pride myself on "trying" to be an awesome gift giver, but it can be very difficult at times.  Even when you LIVE with someone and know their ins and outs, it's not all that easy.  Some people already seem to have everything they need and there are those that you haven't seen in a while... who knows what they have, want or need? Well, friends, I have a cool last minute suggestion that I think mom will love. This is a sponsored post ...

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