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DIY Peppermint Brownies | 12 Days of Tutorials

November 19, 2018

It’s the twelfth and last day of my tutorial series! This is *less* of a DIY and more of an essential oil hack. Did you know you could jazz up your brownies with a drop of peppermint oil? Not just any peppermint oil, though. Young Living’s version is completely pure and the highest food-grade quality. It’s such an easy way to make brownies a little different, especially at the holidays. You can read more about my essential oil journey HERE.…

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DIY Halloween Candy Mummies

October 10, 2018

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Butterfinger for IZEA Worldwide. All opinions are 100% mine. Halloween is just around the corner, which means Halloween Parties! Maybe your kiddos are having a party or maybe you are having a work potluck or adult party. Either way, you’re going to want to bring a fun and festive treat. My vote is to bring a sweet treat! (It IS Halloween, after all.) We have all seen a million…

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How I’m Reclaiming My Mornings (And My Sanity)

February 5, 2018

Thank you McCormick for sponsoring this post. Visit your local Wal-Mart to pick up McCormick Good Morning Breakfast for your family! Oh, mornings. (Loud sigh.) The discussion of morning time is one that comes with many eye rolls. I actually love the morning. I have been a morning person for as long as I can remember. For one thing, I hate the feeling that I am missing something by sleeping. Besides that, I truly am naturally a different person in…

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Meatless Sweet Potato and Black Bean Hash

September 24, 2017

This post was sponsored by Bush’s Beans. All opinions are my own. I’m trying to eat a lot cleaner and prepare more food at home. You have probably seen/heard me talking about that. After three babies, I am ready to be at my healthiest. This means cutting back on convenience eating a LOT. Therefore, I have been scouring the internet and my brain for yummy, easy, inexpensive, low maintenance dishes that I can make for the whole family. One thing…

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Healthy Black Bean Brownies

August 3, 2017

  This post is sponsored by Bush’s Beans. All opinions are mine. #MyBestWithBushBeans Did you just read “Healthy Black Bean Brownies” and raise an eyebrow? So did my husband, but hear me out. Guys. I have found the ultimate versatile ingredient. I’m not kidding. What else can go in soups, casseroles, burgers, and even DESSERTS (yes, desserts)?! Bush’s Black Beans, that’s what! I had the opportunity to create a recipe with Bush’s Beans for you, so instead of going for…

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The Easiest Red White and Blue Dessert for the Fourth of July

June 30, 2017

I’m about to share with you the easiest and prettiest dessert recipe, ever! I have been making this red, white and blue trifle cake for years. Trifle cakes are the best, because they are essentially fool-proof and always gorgeous. This one is the perfect dish to bring to a Fourth of July potluck or barbecue. I have seen this feed 20 people. It’s light, refreshing, and 100% patriotic. I am going to share with you how I make mine, but…

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Delicious and Easy End-Of-Year Teacher Gifts

May 12, 2017

This post was sponsored by Duncan Hines. All opinions are mine. If you are a teacher and I was to ask you what ONE thing you would want as a gift, what would it be? Let me guess. TIME? I think we would ALL love that gift. Unfortunately, since I’m not a magician, I can do the next best thing. I can give gifts that are easy, convenient, and fun- for people like teachers who are always on the move.…

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“Goodbye Georgia” Party and Movie Night

March 27, 2017

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #YourTaxCash #CollectiveBias The countdown is ON! We only have two days until the big move. Excuse me while I espresso-load. You might remember a couple of weeks ago I talked to you guys about Walmart Family Mobile and how to max your tax cash on their awesome plan. I’ve been using the Samsung Galaxy On5 (only $69 on Rollback right…

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DIY Valentines Day Coffee Bar

February 6, 2017

Happy Monday! Valentines Day is such a fun holiday to celebrate. It’s no Christmas, but what is better than a day all about love? I was trying to think of something small I could do for a few friends under the Valentines theme, and I decided on a simple coffee bar. …

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How To Make Family Meals Easy and Fun

January 16, 2017

This post was sponsored by Hello Fresh. All opinions are 100% mine. You know what I really don’t feel like doing at the end of the day? Cooking. Not because I don’t love cooking and eating and feeding my savagely hungry family, because I totally do. It’s the prep work that usually causes me to bail on making dinner and ordering out or serving something convenient (and probably not healthy). We have been talking about trying a ready-to-make meal service,…

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Christmas Tree Antipasto Platter

December 12, 2016

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DeliverTheJoy #CollectiveBias How is everyone’s shopping coming along? Can you believe there are less than TWO weeks until Christmas?! If you are anything like me, your schedules are packed with events. Between school parties, job parties, social gatherings I am about to bestow upon you the easiest and prettiest dish to take to your next holiday shindig. I am always in the business…

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5 Ways To Make Mornings With Kids Easier

December 5, 2016

I don’t know about you, but mornings can be the most stressful part of my day. Between a husband scrambling to leave for work, a toddler who is up with the sun, and a first grade boy who struggles to stay on task, I have my work cut out for me. I’ve learned some tricks to make it all just a little easier on myself and I want to share them with you.…

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Easy Pesto Mozzarella Chicken Bake Recipe

November 14, 2016

This post was sponsored by Veetee Dine In Rice. All opinions are my own. Happy Monday! Can we all collectively try and have a better week than last week? I mean, I know that’s wishing for a lot, but last week just wasn’t awesome. I’m hoping a yummy recipe will be a great start to your week! I mentioned this recipe on Instagram a couple of months ago as one of my favorite quick and easy dinners and many of…

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