4 Easy and Fun Recipes for Back To School

Easy & Fun Recipes for Back To School

Summer is time for fun and games and it’s a great season. But, like all good things, summer must come to an end. That’s right, it’s Back to School time for everyone. It may be a drag to some, but it truly is the chance to start fresh and begin anew. It’s also a chance to get back into the routine that us adults are more accustomed to. Kids are going to need their brain food during school and we, … [Read more...]

Berry Beet Tofu Smoothie Recipe

Berry Beet tofu smoothie

The wonderful people from House Foods shared this awesome Berry Beat Tofu Smoothie recipe with me and I had to share it with all my fellow smoothie lovers.  I haven't had the chance to try it, but that's only because I don't have any beets at the moment, but my next trip to the store I'll be grabbing some beets so I can try this yummy tofu smoothie recipe myself.   I hope you enjoy … [Read more...]

4 Reasons To Cook With The Philips Airfryer

Philips Airfryer

Well folks, the time has come. Then end of the Home30 Challenge with the Philips Airfryer has arrived. It was quite the experience and definitely a learning time. It was great being able to cook leaner meals more quickly in the Philips Airfryer. The Airfryer is so versatile and it made it super fun coming up with new recipes each day. I was really amazed at how many items I could make with my … [Read more...]

Easy Chocolate Caramel Ice Coffee Recipe with Almond Milk

easy ice coffee recipe

“I participated in an Ambassador Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Gevalia Iced Coffee with Almond Milk. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation I love the new Gevalia Iced Coffee with Almond Milk and thought the caramel flavor would taste fabulous with chocolate so I decided to create this Gevalia Iced Coffee … [Read more...]

Sausage Spinach & Egg Breakfast Muffins Perfect for Brunch

Easy Sausage Bacon, Eggs Spinach Breakfast Muffins

“I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for P.A.N. Cornmeal. I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” I’m always hunting for easy breakfast ideas, especially with school right around the corner, but I'm more of a brunch person.  Don't get me wrong, I'll eat something light for breakfast, but brunch is my … [Read more...]

Sunrise Smoothie & Banana Blueberry Smoothie Recipes

Banana Blueberry Smoothie

I don’t know about you but I’m always looking for an awesome smoothie recipe to spice up my day.  I recently learned about this awesome Sunrise Smoothie and Banana Blueberry Smoothie recipes from the wonderful folks at Carrington Farms and had to share them because they sound amazing! Sunrise Smoothie & Banana Blueberry Smoothie Recipes My favorite smoothies are the ones loaded with … [Read more...]

Easy and Tasty Dog Biscuits with Philips Airfryer

Philips Airfryer

Well, summer is starting to wind down and our journey on the Home30 Challenge is coming close to its end as well. I wanted to do something fun for a recipe and I decided a delicious dessert would be fitting. I have to be honest with you, my recipe didn’t come out quite how I had planned. But, don’t worry because something even more fun and exciting has come from it. My recipe was a bust, but from … [Read more...]

Double Chocolate Mocha Bundt Cake Recipe with Cake Mix

Double Chocolate Mocha Bundt Cake Recipe Cake Mix

I'm excited to share this yummy Double Chocolate Mocha Bundt Cake recipe with cake mix because it's super yummy and easy!   If you'd rather use a homemade chocolate cake than please feel free, I'm sure it will still taste fabulous.  I admit, I've always taken the easy road and used a cake mix with this recipe, but I'm sure it will taste even better with a homemade chocolate cake … [Read more...]

Easy and Healthy School Lunch Ideas For Kids

Easy Healthy School Lunch Ideas For Kids

Can you believe we are already talking about easy and healthy school lunch ideas for kids?  It’s an enormous eye-opener for me because my kids will be heading back the start of August.  It doesn’t seem possible that I’m already thinking about healthy school lunch ideas, but here we are.  I know if my kids are heading back early many of your children are and it won’t be much longer … [Read more...]

Country Time Cherry Lemonade Ice Tea Recipe

Cherry Lemonade Ice Tea recipe

I don’t know about you but I’m about ready for summer to be over, lol. At least I can cool down with an ice cold drink, like a super easy Cherry Lemonade Ice Tea, it's perfect for summer and winter, and if you're lucky enough to have four seasons everything inbetween..   Easy Cherry Lemonade Ice Tea  Doesn't it look amazing?  If you haven't ever made a Cherry Lemonade Ice … [Read more...]

Snickers Ice Cream Brownie Cups

snickers ice cream brownie cups

To celebrate National Ice Cream month, we have teamed up with Mars Ice Cream to share our Snickers Ice Cream in Mini Brownie Cups!  They’re super easy to make and perfect for family movie night, a summer backyard BBQ, or just because it's hot outside!  Snickers Ice Cream Brownie Cups What you're going to need: Box of your favorite brownie mix. Snickers Ice Cream Chocolate … [Read more...]

French Vanilla Iced Coffee Popsicles

frozen coffee pops

I love my morning coffee, but I also enjoy coffee during the day.  Do you enjoy a nice glass of iced coffee when it's hot outside too?  Have you ever thought about making coffee popsicles?  French Vanilla Iced Coffee Popsicles, I honestly wasn't sure how they were going to turn out.  It's coffee and my favorite french vanilla creamer, it has to be good right?  OMG, it's … [Read more...]

DIY Easy Minions Brownies Recipe | Minions Party Ideas

easy minions brownies

We recently had a Minions Backyard Bash, and I made these cute and easy Minions Brownies for the kids.  Okay, and the adults!   Don't worry I'll tell you all about the Minions Backyard Bash, but before I get started on that let's talk about these easy Minions Brownies! I love the Minions, the make coming up with party ideas for kids easy and so much fun!  When the last movie … [Read more...]

How to make a Minions Cake | DIY Minions Cake Recipe

minion cake ideas party

Who’s ready for the new MINIONS movie?   We recently had a Minions Backyard Bash and my friend Jeanna taught me how to make a Minions cake for the get together.  Yes, our DIY Minions cake recipe was super fun and I cannot thank her enough for teaching me!  Rather than include our DIY Minions Brownies recipe and the cake in the same post I decided to break … [Read more...]

“Unsloppy” Joes with Philips Airfryer | Home30 Challenge

Unsloppy Joe

If you are anything like me, then you understand that coming up with new ideas for dinner can be difficult. That’s when I have to remember that classics and my family’s favorites. Those recipes are always a hit and just by adding a few ingredients or tweaking it some way can totally reinvent it. My family loves comfort food and also a meal that doesn’t need utensils. I made them Unsloppy Joes a … [Read more...]

Awesome Red White & Blue 4th of July Recipes

Red White & Blue 4th of July Recipes

It's here, to say Happy 4th of July I wanted to share these awesome 4th of July recipes with you!  It's still early enough in the day to make a few fun red white and blue treats for your 4th of July celebration.   Awesome Red White & Blue 4th of July Recipes I hope you enjoy a few last-minute 4th of July recipes as much as we do.  If it's too late to make them for the 4th … [Read more...]

Energy Bites – No Bake Peanut Butter Balls Recipe with Chia Seed

no bake protein energy balls

If you know me you know I do whatever I can to sneak in chia seed. I make a variety of the protein balls or energy bites, but this No Bake Peanut Butter Balls Recipe with Chia Seed is one of my favorite. I love all the different textures, especially the chia seed. YUMMY!  I'm working with Jif to help raise awareness about a few promotions they have going on and thought it was the perfect … [Read more...]

Samoa S’mores Recipe + 16 Awesome Fourth of July Recipes


Do you have some great of Fourth of July recipes planned?  I’m still beside myself, I cannot believe how quickly this year has flown by.  We’re already planning our how to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. With the Fourth of July quickly sneaking up on us, it’s time to start planning our patriotic celebration.  Whether you’re planning a BBQ, party or just … [Read more...]

Tasty Fried Pickles Reicpe

Fried Pickles

I participated in an Ambassador program on behalf of Influence Central for P.A.N. Cornmeal.  I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Raise your hand if you like fried pickles!  I hope so, but if you haven't, it's totally okay because we have an awesome Fried Pickles Recipe for you going to love. I love cooking and baking for my … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Natural Energy + Peach Mango Energy Smoothie Recipe

V8 V-Fusion Energy Peach Mango Smoothie

 This post - 5 Tips for Natural Energy + Peach Mango Energy Smoothie Recipe has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #V8EnergyBoost #CollectiveBias I don’t know about you, but some days I just can’t get myself up and motivated and finding natural energy isn’t always easy. Those days I just want to curl up in bed and watch … [Read more...]