KitchenAid 13-Cup Food Processor with ExactSlice System

food processor crushed corn chips

Last month I was introduced to one of the newest products from KitchenAid which quickly turned into one of most used and most versatile tools in my kitchen. While I'll forever cherish and use my KitchenAid Stand Mixer, the new KitchenAid 13-Cup Food Processor with ExactSlice System has become my go-to kitchen tool. Equipped with 2 discs (slicing, grating) and 3 blades (multipurpose, mini multipurpose, dough), it allows me to slice, chop, … [Read more...]

Food Find | Around the World in 4 Ingredients

italian focaccia bread

Being the All-American kind of girl that I am, I enjoy a good burger and fries. However, sometimes I like to experience flavors from around the world, my personal favorite being Italian. My husband on the other hand can knock off a plate of Mexican Nachos like no other. If your family is into discovering international flavors too, you'll want to check out this collection of international bread recipes from Mexico, France, Ukraine, Italy and … [Read more...]

Philips AVENT Mom Tribe | Packing for Delivery Day


Nearly three years ago I was in the hospital delivering my last child. Her birth wasn't entirely unexpected as she was the second one of my children to be born on their exact due date. The funny thing about that day is that even though I knew in my heart that she'd arrive, I hadn't actually planned on it. Meaning, I didn't have my hospital bag fully packed. What can I say, I'm a bit of a procrastinator. That said, my experience in hospital … [Read more...]

De-Stress Me Dessert | Black Forest Brownie Bites

black forest brownie cakes

Last week I sort of let my stress level get out of control. House, work, kids, grumpy husband, hormones, it all just came to head which sent me to the shower for a little crying spell. It's not something I do often but when I do, it feels great to just let the emotions wash away with the water. After the shower, I took my emotional recovery session to the kitchen and baked myself a "de-stress me" dessert. It's incredibly simple, from the box and … [Read more...]

Fall Cleaning with SC Johnson {Giveaway}

SC Johnson Fall Cleaning Products

I don't know about you but I'm getting pretty excited about the upcoming winter holidays. Before we start the hustle and bustle of menu planning, grocery shopping for the big meals and family shuffling in and out, I'm on a mission to do some Fall cleaning. Even though I spend every day of my life doing general cleaning around the house, twice a year I like to get up close and personal with household scum. This year I got a little extra help … [Read more...]

Worms ‘n Dirt and Pumpkin Carving

emma worms dirt cup

Even though my husband was busy working overtime tonight, it didn't stop me and the kids from having a little fun. Actually, we were one kid short for the night since Kaydee got to spend the night with her Mama and Papa. However, we had a great night doing some pre-Halloween activities, starting with some creepy, crawly worms and dirt cups. It was a proud moment for me watching my little almost 3 year old daughter makes these all by … [Read more...]

Halloween Food Finds | Spooky, Creepy, Crawly, Scary Recipes


After a night of watching scary movies, I find myself in the mood for some spooky foods for the Halloween weekend. While some may be a little too creepy to eat for me, I think they could be a lot of fun for upcoming Halloween parties or some spooky after trick-or-treating snacks for the kids. Source: via Jamie on Pinterest Source: via Jen on Pinterest Source: via Annie on … [Read more...]

Tech Find | Mickey’s Spooky Night Puzzle Book App for iPad

mickey mouse spooky night app

New to our growing collection of Disney iPad apps is the Mickey's Spooky Night Puzzle Book App made for iPad and iPhone. It's a not-so-spooky Mickey story that is fun for kids of all ages and just in time for Halloween. After the kids are finished trick-or-treating, this fun app will keep the kids entertained while parents check through the candy stash. About Mickey's Spooky Night Puzzle Book Mickey is having a Halloween party, and all of his … [Read more...]