#EasyToMake Rice Krispies PEEP’S EGG NEST Easter Treats

#EasytoMake Rice Krispies PEEPS Egg Nests Easter Treats #Peepsonality

*Partnered post for Rice Krispies brand. When it comes to baking and treat making during the holidays, there's one treat we are sure to make every single time. Rice Krispies Treats! They're so fun to work with, versatile when it comes to shapes and flavors and the best part, they're so easy to make. Some of the Easter goodies I make for my family aren't always kid friendly when it comes to preparing them but not Rice Krispies Treats. Kids of … [Read more...]

Creamy Vegetable and Gnocchi Soup Recipe

Creamy Vegetable and Gnocchi Soup Recipe

Every once in awhile I get this burning desire to try something new. Nothing super exciting like sky diving or learning to play a guitar. More like, learning how to make something new in the kitchen. I'll probably never make it to culinary school, so until that day comes (if ever), I work on learning new skills at home through cookbooks and online videos. I first tried store bought gnocchi about 2 years ago and instantly fell in love. I … [Read more...]

Cherry White Chocolate Trifles with Brownies Recipe #LuckyLeafSpring

Cherry White Chocolate Trifles with Brownies Recipe #LuckyLeafSpring

*sponsored content on behalf of Lucky Leaf After what felt like a never-ending winter, I can finally say it actually FEELS like Spring outside. We've got the windows open, the grass seems to have turned green overnight and my tulips are starting to creep out of the ground. This change in weather makes me want to go outside and have a picnic with my daughter. Since this is her last year home with me before Kindergarten, I'm taking every … [Read more...]

Frozen Yogurt PEEPS Bunnies & Chicks for Easter Breakfast #WiltonTreatTeam

Frozen Yogurt PEEPS Bunnies and Chicks for Easter #WiltonTreatTeam #Peepsonality

*This is a partnered post as part of the Wilton Sweet Treat Team of brand ambassadors. These past two weeks have been a whirlwind of doctor appointments, cold bugs and just way too much going on. Before any big holiday, the last thing I want is to be bogged down by so much stuff that it leaves us with no time for fun Easter activities. Stress = NO FUN! That's why we're taking it easy this week, at least trying to. I have even more doctor … [Read more...]

Baking Adventures …. Eclairs

chocolate french eclairs

When I get bored, or stressed, or upset or even lonely ... I bake. I have no super talent at baking, it's just something I like to do and it often relaxes me the same way a glass of wine does for some folks. And when I have no idea how to bake what I want to bake, I turn to my "baking bible". From the most basic to the most fancy baked goods you can imagine, there's a recipe for it in Baking Illustrated. I've never had a recipe from this book … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Italian Meatball Subs Recipe & 12 Italian Family Dinner Recipes

Slow Cooker Italian Meatball Subs Recipe

This is a partnered post on behalf of Foodie.com by Glam. If I had to pick my favorite day of the week, it would most definitely be Sunday. The weekdays are often busy with the kids and Saturdays fly by with household chores and errands but Sundays, they're actually a day of rest and relaxation for us. It's also the day I get to prepare real family-style meals that we can sit down and enjoy without any rushing around. My favorite Sunday … [Read more...]

GIVEAWAY | Country Orange Lemonade Recipe featuring the Magimix Food Processor Citrus Press

Fresh Squeezed Country Orange Lemonade Recipe

I was provided with a product sample to share my experiences. The calendar may have told us that spring has arrived but Mother Nature is telling a different story with these frigid temperatures. I don't know about you, but I could use a little spring, even if means making it spring-like indoors. I've already started filling vases with fresh flowers, cleaned up the grill for some outdoor cooking and made a big pitcher of fresh country orange … [Read more...]

Easter Brunch Idea – Ore-Ida® Cheesy Potato Casserole Recipe

Cheesy Potato Casserole Recipe

This post brought to you by Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. Every year, our family looks forward to the holidays and celebrations that each new month brings. While March may not be behind us just quite yet, we’re all excited about the upcoming Easter holiday. The kids always look forward to the Easter Egg hunts, my husband looks forward to having the holiday off to spend with his family and me, well, I love the special occasion … [Read more...]