Pretzel Crusted Ranch Baked Avocados

Yes please! Baked avocados dipped in ranch and a pretzel crust. YUM!

Do you enjoy trying new things? Variety is the spice of life, they say. Today, I'm excited to share some tasty new products that will bring some variety to our summer. Not sure about you, but I've been dying to try baked avocados for a while now. They are definitely one of my favorite foods and I like them even more every year. With the combination of some crunch from crushed pretzels and lots of flavor, it finally happened! Yum! This is a sponsored post about Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® ...

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Indulge in these 5 Cold Treats for a Better Summer

Feeling hot, hot, hot? Cool off with these cold treat ideas for a way better summer!

It's officially summer now and the weather around here completely agrees. It was a high of 98° today. I was sweaty spaghetti big time. Not to mention, outr electricity went out for a good hour and a half.  That was rough. It was really apparent that we needed to up our cold treat game over here. This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox about Magnum Belgian Chocolate bars, all opinions are my own. Just for fun, I thought it would be cool to share my top five favorite cool treats that are perfect ...

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Keep Summer Lunches Fun with Sandwich Art

Are the kids bored already? Have more fun for lunch with DIY Sandwich art. Cute ideas to get you started!

Do you have kids home for the summer too? The change of pace can leave kids a bit antsy. No doubt that every parent has heard "I'm bored" more than their fair share of times. Goodness knows that I'm guilty of doing that to my own parents. As a frequent lunch making parent, I also need to keep it creative so that I don't join the masses and get bored. Well, what about playing with food? Creating some fun sandwich art might take a handful of minutes and make them less boring. This is a sponsored ...

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How To Make Iced Tea with K-Cups

Yes! Easy steps to make refreshing iced tea with K-Cups. #TeaMoments

Iced Tea is one of the most refreshing beverages to ever exist.  When I think of relaxing, especially in hot summer weather, I always think of it.  It's nice and light, perfect for when you're fighting to beat the heat. Have you ever made your own iced tea using K cups? Today, I want to share just how easy it is to do with the help of Lipton K-Cups! I've even put together a cute little how-to video to share.  This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox, all opinions are my own. © 2015 Target Brands, ...

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20 Healthy Snacks for Teenagers On-The-Go #DrinkNoble

Have busy teens at home this summer? Get this list of 20 healthy & quick snacks for them to take on the go!

We're finally experiencing it. The heat! Growing up in New England my entire life never really prepared me for summer survival in Florida. With Joey home for the next couple of months from school, our schedule has been put to the test.  We're figuring out new routines and ways to keep him filled up in while he's keeping extra active. That's why I thought it would be helpful to put a list of healthy snacks for teenagers on the go together.It seems like Jo is hungry constantly, instead of him ...

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Fiesta time! Chipotle Lime Crusted Chicken Tenders

Take it from blah to FIESTA time with these knock your socks off Chipotle Lime Crushed Chicken Tenders. Bake in only 20 mins! Woot!

Want to put a little more fiesta in your summer? I have just the inspiration today by the way of mouthwatering Chipotle Lime Crusted Chicken Tenders. Not sure about you but the combination of chipotle and lime always make me say yes please.  These are perfect for any fun celebrations that you want to take to the next level. They only take 15 minutes to bake up in the oven.  Now, that makes me smile big time! Post Sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are 100% my own. Today, I'm sharing how Target ...

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Strawberry Cheesecake Pretzel Dessert & Free Kraft e-Cookbook!

Crazy easy strawberry cheesecake pretzel dessert comes together in a flash.

Always on the quest for easy to make meals and shortcuts, as you know. I love the web for that, so many incredible ideas and of course recipes that will knock your socks off. I was just perusing the new Kraft free cookbook for scrumptious ways to tickle my taste buds and it's really impressive. I've been sitting here, not knowing which recipe to try first. They really nailed these. I mean easy desserts with fresh fruit or delicious burgers the the most amazing cheese cascading down the sides ...

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Raspberry Vanilla Frozen Iced Coffee

YES! Take a break and chill out this summer with a delicious Raspberry Vanilla Frozen Iced Coffee treat that is unbelievably easy to make.

Can't believe June is almost half way over already. Is it me or does time really fly? Most kids are already out of school, which means a lot more fun, but probably a lot less me time. My son and I have gotten into some fun projects now that he is home for the summer. We're doing a little bedroom makeover for him. While I love having him home, it also poses more of a challenge to sneak in some me time. On this month's quest to #TakeBack10 aka "sneak in 10 minutes of me time", I have another ...

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Affordable Way to Try New Healthy Snacks Each Month

love with food box

Are you the grazing type? Do you enjoy trying new (and healthy) things? I am admittedly both of these things, but it can sure get expensive checking out new healthy snacks just to find out you don't like them. I've tried several monthly sampling subscription boxes over the last couple of years. Aren't they just so much fun? One thing remains, Love with Food is one of my very top picks. Not only do I enjoy the boxes that I've received, but they are one of the more reasonably priced options. You ...

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Feel like the “Odd Mom Out”? Try this Pineapple & Lime Coconut Water Recipe

Cool off with this thirst quenching Pineapple Lime Coconut Water

Do you ever feel like the odd mom out? The one who does things a little different than the "herd"? Goodness knows that I can relate to that. Are you the only mom sporting black nail polish or unicorn t-shirts when you drop off your kids? If this sounds like you, I have a glorious new show to share with you! Perhaps you've heard the buzz? This brilliant and hilarious new show is called "Odd Mom Out". I haven't been excited about a new show in what feels like ages. This one is spit out your drink ...

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33 Amazing Desserts to Make with Cool Whip

33 Mouth Watering Desserts to make with Cool Whip. Prepare to drool!!

There are so many cookouts and gatherings during the summer and Cool Whip is one of the first go-to ingredients I grab when it comes to tossing together a quick dessert. I thought it would be fun to gather up some recipes to share so that you have some dessert ideas for all of the parties and celebrations you'll be headed to or hosting. From gorgeously layered parfaits to amazing cake creations, I just know you are going to fall in love with these! What are we waiting for? Shall we dig in? Make ...

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