Rocky Road Trail Mix

Our family is getting ready for a series of several vacations in July. While I'm really looking forward to a nice relaxing break, I'm also starting to fret the whole driving in a car for endless hours with three kids part of the vacation.  For the most part our kids are pretty good travelers, but after a while the road starts to get a little rocky and the whining and the "Are we there yet?" moans start to take over.  Which is why I'm planning to be armed with a delicious secret weapon, Rocky … [Read more...]

Almond Joy Granola Parfait

Disclosure: I’m proud to be working with CVS Pharmacy to help spread the word about their tasty and better-for-you Gold Emblem and Gold Emblem abound exclusive snack lines. All opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at CVS.com or with the appropriate manufacturers The weather is warmer, school is almost out and there are lots of reasons to celebrate. Whether you are celebrating mom on Mother's Day, packing a picnic for a summer concert … [Read more...]

Mocha Coffee Milkshake

Are you a chocolate lover?  Or is coffee what perks you up?  Why pick sides when you can enjoy both?!? This Mocha Coffee Milkshake is a dream come true for coffee and chocolate lovers. Rich, full-bodied coffee and smooth vanilla ice cream meet Cafe Mocha Coffee-mate for an over-the-top decadent indulgence.  Topped with fluffy whipped cream and drizzled with rich chocolate syrup this Mocha Coffee Milkshake is designed to help you achieve your daily dose of decadence. We all lead busy lives. … [Read more...]

Lucky Charm Popcorn

It's not to late to put together a magically delicious treat for St. Patrick's Day.  We're celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Lucky Charm Popcorn, a treat the whole family will love! When I was a kid it was an extra special morning when we found Lucky Charms in our cereal bowls. It was truly like finding a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, I loved saving the tiny marshmallows until the end and watching them turn the milk into a pretty pastel rainbow. The marshmallows are still my favorite … [Read more...]

25 Easter Dessert Ideas

Easter is one of my favorite holidays to spend time with my family and friends, remembering the true meaning of the day and watching the kids' excitement. It also means lots of delicious foods, especially all the sweets! I have picked out 25 Easter Dessert Ideas that are prepared to amaze even the pickiest eaters.25 Easter Dessert Ideas Sugar cookies are always a great idea to have, especially with a kiss in the center.Easter Blossom Sugar Cookies Funfetti makes these blondies more … [Read more...]

Mini Pecan Brie Bites

Can you believe it's time to ring in a new year?  We think 2015 was an incredible year full of exciting opportunities and lots and lots of extraordinary memories. We can't wait to see what 2016 has in store, but one thing is certain we plan to start it off on a sweet note with these delicious Mini Pecan Brie Bites! We are planning to stay in this year for New Year's Eve, but that doesn't mean we won't be celebrating in style.  And we all know the key to a great celebration is fabulous food! … [Read more...]

Frozen Hot Chocolate

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kenmore. All opinions are 100% mine. Hot Chocolate has long been the quintessential drink of wintertime, offering warmth and comfort in it's steaming mug of chocolaty goodness. But when you live in Texas winter usually doesn't mean freezing temperatures and powdery white snow drifts, especially this year.  So when it's too hot out for hot cocoa you chill out and sip Frozen Hot Chocolate instead! So far we are having a very warm winter, my … [Read more...]

Share Holiday Joy with a Coca-Cola Winter Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareHolidayJoy #CollectiveBias Today I'm sharing two of my favorite things, entertaining friends and Coca-Cola, with a festive Share Holiday Joy with a Coca-Cola Winter Party. While this time of the year can be incredibly busy it's also the perfect time of year to spread a little joy and take a break from all the hustle and bustle. Since the weather here is still quite lovely I decided to … [Read more...]

Mini Pumpkin Tassies

Being the host for Thanksgiving is no small undertaking, but when you plan ahead with fuss free, make-ahead crowd favorites you'll breeze through the big day. And nothing is sweeter than ending the big meal on a high note with memorable desserts.  Impress your guest with these mini Pumpkin Tassies, a stunning bite sized morsel that will have you're friends and family raving about Thanksgiving long after it is over! Traditions are a big part of Thanksgiving, especially when it comes to food. … [Read more...]

Wickedly Awesome Halloween Parties

Halloween is drawing near- do you have any plans?  It is on a Saturday this year and I am so excited about that!  It gives us the opportunity to do something the night before Halloween and then we still have ALL day Saturday to prepare for the evening festivities!  If you're thinking of throwing a party, you should check out these wickedly awesome Halloween parties that I just love!  Some of them are spooky and dark, and others are bright and fun.  You can get inspired by so many of these … [Read more...]