Saucy Asian Meatballs for Chinese New Year

This post was sponsored by Ling Ling, all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Chinese New Year begins on February 16th, 2018 and ends on March 2nd. I felt inspired this year, after being introduced to Ling Ling Asia-inspired entrees and appetizers, to create this Saucy Asian Meatballs recipe for my family to […]

Cream Cheese Mint Hearts for Valentine’s Day

Are you looking for a “cool” and fun way to create something with your kids for Valentine’s Day? Perhaps they’re having a party, or want to give their friends something homemade from the heart. (Get it? Heh.) These Cream Cheese Mint Hearts are easy, fun, and the kids love ’em! To create these, you’ll need […]

Strawberry Shortcake Pudding Cookies (for Valentine’s Day)

Some people think that Valentine’s Day is all about chocolate. Chocolate this or chocolate that. Don’t ge the wrong, I loooove me some chocolate, baby (loooove with a capital “L”). But what about cookies? Valentine’s Day cookies, y’all! Nothing says love more than baking something for someone you love from the heart – there’s always a […]

Mac and Cheese Pizza Muffins with Horizon Organic #BackToSchool #NaturalFoods #lunchboxesmadeeasy

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Horizon Organic. ♫ It’s the most wonderful time of the yeeeeeear ♫ No, I’m not talking about Christmas or the holidays, I’m talking about back to school time! I’ll miss the easy-breezy summer days, late sunsets, and warm nights filled with friends and fun (hello, cookouts […]

Beer Cheese Pretzel Dip with Snyder’s of Hanover #PretzelsBaby

This recipe is sponsored by Snyder’s of Hanover. I have a hearty love for pretzels. Some people fantasize about candy houses, or bacon houses. Me? I want a big ol’ pretzel house with a walk-in pantry filled with pretzels and pretzel buns next to the biggest vat of melty cheese sauce ready for dipping (or […]

Baked Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Doughnuts #CookingwithGerber

This is a sponsored recipe project to share the goodness of Nestle Gerber® Cereal from The Women Bloggers, Kendal King Group, #SoapboxInfluence and @SoapboxKKG. All opinions and deliciousness are my own. I’m gonna share you a baking secret of mine, come closer! *whispers* When a recipe calls for mashed bananas, apples, or any other fruit? […]

Chocolate Cinnamon Roll Churros

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Hershey’s via MomTrends. Whenever I think of a churro, I think of a carnival, fair, or theme park we’ve visited in the past. Those smiley vendors selling those delectable treats beautifully warmed and crusted with cinnamon sugar. It just makes me smile to think of all the […]

Scrumptious Chocolate French Toast

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Hershey’s via MomTrends. I don’t know about you, but my entire family looooooves chocolate. I look for any occasion to celebrate a little by adding it in a little here and there for my kids, wouldn’t you? Hey kids, who wants chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast?! Or a little […]

Protein-Packed Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Yogurt Spread or Dip

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of General Mills®. The opinions, recipe, and text are all mine. Snacking gets a bad rap. I am a HUGE advocate for it, given I’m pretty passionate about the six small meals a day idea (or, three meals with three snacks in between). I do […]

Easy Garlic Pull-Apart Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread

This is a sponsored recipe on behalf of Pillsbury®. It was day three of turkey leftovers when one of the kids whispered softly, “Mom? I’m kinda sick of turkey. Is there anything else we can eat?” Ohhh, could I ever relate to that sentiment. The holidays are SO WONDERFUL, but the tryptophan was really starting […]