5 Reasons to Start Your Day with Renew Life Skinny Gut Shakes #SkinnyGutShake

5 Reasons To Start Your Day with Skinny Gut Shakes #SkinnyGutShake

This post brought to you by Renew Life Formulas. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Food Family & Finds. I spent the majority of my life as a 'skinny girl'. I was the kid that was always outside playing, eating nutritional meals that my parents provided and active in sports until I was an adult. It wasn't until I got out into the world on my own, became a parent and became less active that I started to carry more than a … [Read more...]

Chocolate & Pink Vanilla M&Ms Bark for Valentine’s Day #WiltonTreatTeam

Milk Chocolate and Pink M&Ms Valentines Day Bark

Candy bark is one of my all time favorite "candies" to make. Why? Because it doesn't require me to use a candy thermometer or risk burning the flesh off my hands from hot sugar. Instead, I'd rather stick to a kind of candy making that safe enough for my kids to help make. That's part of the reason I have a huge stockpile of Wilton candy melts in just about every color you can imagine, including the bright pink candy melts. These are so … [Read more...]

One Month Weigh In and Getting Fit with Fitbit, Again!

fitbit mom and fitbit dad

Back on January 3rd, my husband and I hung up a sheet of paper on the wall. Each week we weigh in and support each other in our journey to lose weight and live healthier. The past 4 weeks haven't been easy but they haven't been overly strenuous either. My biggest hurdle was soda. I'd like to say I've kicked the habit completely but that would be a lie. I still allow myself ONE can of soda per day. I've replaced the other 8 or so that I use to … [Read more...]

Frozen Strawberry Heart Ice Cubes for Valentine’s Day #WiltonTreatTeam

Real Strawberry Heart Shaped Ice and Sprite

A couple of weeks ago I ventured into my laundry room where you'll not only find 3 big baskets of unfinished laundry (it's never finished) but also a 6 foot stack of storage bins each full of Wilton baking products divided by holiday. It was just my luck that the one labeled 'Valentine's Day' was on the very bottom. After I managed to get it out of there I discovered my old Wilton Mini Silicone Hearts Mold. I had completely forgotten about this … [Read more...]

Printable Love Coupon Envelopes for Valentine’s Day

Printable Envelope Love Coupons for Valentine's Day

Just the other day my husband shared his own ideas for how NOT to shop for a woman for Valentine's Day. Among his suggestions was to stay within budget and never show up empty handed. One way to do that is with Love Coupons. These free printable envelopes are an affordable way to give someone you love a little something extra special that can be enjoyed all year long. All this gift requires is a printer, some card stock (or plain paper is … [Read more...]

5 Rules for Buying Your Wife a Valentine’s Day Gift (from a husband’s perspective)

5 rules valentines day

Okay fellas here is a public service announcement! Are you paying attention? Put down your beer, pause your show…….VALENTINES DAY IS LESS THAN A MONTH AWAY!!! Ok don’t panic there is still time to put some thought into this and get a gift that will not land you in the dog house. Here are a few simple rules to follow to keep your significant other happy and you out of trouble. Rule 1 This one is pretty simple. DON'T SHOW UP EMPTY HANDED! … [Read more...]

Tex Mex Scrambled Eggs on Toast Recipe

Tex Mex Scrambled Eggs and Toast Recipe

Since breakfast is often the one meal of the day I skip, I often make the family 'breakfast' for dinner. It's a delicious way to break up our regular meal routine and gives me the opportunity to still enjoy some of the breakfast foods I love without worrying about morning heartburn. Because really, who wants to start the day like that? *sponsored by Lunchbox PR The only problem is, our breakfast for dinner meal plan is often the usual suspects … [Read more...]

Printable Valentine’s Day HUGS & Kisses Treat Bags Craft

Valentine's Day HUGS and KISSES candy treat bags with free printable heart

I don't why but this year I'm getting really excited about Valentine's Day. I've always been kind of 'blah' about the whole commercialized holiday but not this year. My husband and I are in a really good place with our relationship so love is in the air so to speak. It has really given me the oomph I need to get creative and spread the love. This easy craft project is ALL about spreading the love. Like the heart shaped gift tag says "some HUGS … [Read more...]