A Fresh Take on Family Meals with 15 Meatless Dinner Recipes

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Check out Meatless Meals Made In Minutes by Cat Davis at Foodie.com Dinner time in our home can be a real struggle. We've got five people with very different likes and dislikes when it comes to food. There's my husband, the manly meat eater that gets grumpy if there isn't a big hunk of beef or chicken on his dinner plate. My son, he's the complete opposite and chooses to be a vegetarian. My daughters are fairly easy going and will eat almost … [Read more...]

Halloween Pumpkin Spice Caramel Crunchies Recipe #WiltonTreatTeam

Caramel Pretzel Pumpkins #WiltonTreatTeam

Halloween has always been my favorite holiday of the year. As a kid, I loved it because I got to dress up and make myself sick on all of the trick-or-treat candy. Now as an adult, I love it because of all the fun treats I get to bake for my kids. Wilton is helping inspire some of my goodies this year because of all the new Halloween themed products they're coming out with, especially the pumpkin spiced candy melts. They're so easy to use for … [Read more...]

Stay Connected for Work, School & Play with Acer C720P Chromebook #IntelChrome


Work Anywhere While I had zero plans of doing any work whatsoever during our recent vacation, life doesn't always go the way you plan. Fortunately, I did manage to plan ahead and made just enough space inside our over-packed minivan to fit my compact Acer C720P Chromebook. It's a good thing I did because the Chromebook came in very handy when I had a few work deadlines pop up that I hadn't planned on. Since the Chromebook starts up in as … [Read more...]

Upcycled DIY Halloween & Fall Flower Vase #IDelight

DIY Fall Leaves Halloween Vase

I don't know about you but I'm pretty darn excited about the falling temperatures and Autumn quickly approaching. Pretty soon the leaves will be changing and we'll head out to our favorite pumpkin patch to cut some carving pumpkins to decorate our front porch with. Until then, I've begun decorating our living room with all sorts of fun Halloween and Fall themed goodies. One of our newest additions is this flowers and leaves bouquet that I used … [Read more...]

Indulge and Discover the Italian cuisine at Vivo Italian Kitchen at Universal CityWalk


During our recent trip to Florida , we spent a few days at Universal Orlando along with a bunch of other bloggers and their families as part of the Mom It Forward Family Forward retreat. This exciting trip was made possible in part thanks to the generous Family Forward sponsors, including the VIVO Italian Kitchen restaurant that provided our family with a delicious dinner. This brand new restaurant is located at Universal CityWalk, just a … [Read more...]

Truvia Brown Sugar Sticky Chips with Pumpkin Dip Recipe

Brown Sugar Sticky Chips and Pumpkin Dip Recipe

It's hard to believe that when we set off for our end of summer vacation just a few short weeks ago that we'd come home to such a drastic change in weather. One day we're seeking out air conditioning to get relief from the sweltering heat and the next we're cuddled up on the couch under a thick blanket just trying to stay warm. Don't get me wrong, that's not a complaint. Fall is actually my favorite season of the entire year. It brings beautiful … [Read more...]

Anna and Elsa Frozen Makeovers from the Disney World Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique Anna Elsa Sisters

It was this time a week ago that our family was experiencing our second day of Disney World when we were making our way to the back of Cinderella's castle to take our daughters to the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique for their scheduled appointments. We were trudging through another soggy, rainy day and thankful for the cool, dry relief that the boutique offered. Who can't appreciate that when it never ever seems to stop raining in Orlando? After we … [Read more...]

Sharing a Sweet Future with Truvia


It was just about this time a little over 10 years ago that our little family of three had our first experience with hunger. I was at home raising our son while my husband worked long hours for very low wages. We found ourselves living paycheck to paycheck, often with barely enough money to buy groceries until his next paycheck came. During that time, we found ourselves skipping meals because we just couldn't afford to eat three times a day. It … [Read more...]