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Celebrating Easter with Peeps

  I love Easter. The weather is nice and there are new beginnings all around. A few years back I made (but never posted) these little Easter peep placeholders. They are super easy to  make. Paint a small flower pot that you can pick up at craft stores. Then decorate the rim with washi tape

3 Flavored Cream Cheese Recipes + Free Printables

I love flavored cream cheese!!! It’s best though, when you make it by scratch. Now don’t freak out because I said by scratch. It really isn’t that big of a deal. This is probably one of the easiest recipes ever. I like to make these when friends come over for brunch or spend the weekend

Election Night Red, White and Blue Cocktail

Here’s a simple, yet festive cocktail recipe just for tonight. Because, you’re going to need it! I’m so excited about voting. It’s such a privilege and honor. I’m dedicating this vote to my grandmother and my entire female lineage. My grandmother passed away last year and she was a full-fledged democrat. She and my grandfather helped

Healthy Halloween Smoothie Recipes

Let’s be honest, all of that Halloween sugar is just loaded calories and headaches. Or at least that’s what I think. If I eat too much candy, I feel horrible, but I still want to partake in the Halloween festivities. That’s why I made these healthy Halloween smoothies for onlinelabels.com. Click here for the complete

Halloween Marshmallow Monsters

This Halloween I wanted to make something oh-so-cute. Check out these adorable monster marshmallows that I made for onlinelabels.com. (Click here for the complete how-to.) They literally only took a few minutes to make. Kai was so excited to see these. I mean, for real, who wouldn’t be? How adorable are these little fellas. Supplies:

DIY Caramel Apple Recipe + Free Printable

Don’t you just love fall? I love it. I especially fresh in season apples. YUM! I mean seriously. They are crispy and fresh. Pure heaven if you ask me. As I was brainstorming ideas for this post, I was thinking about doing a Halloween caramel apple. Then I thought, why only have caramel apples in

Good Vibes Zucchini Double Chocolate Muffin Recipe

Thanks to Jessica Seinfield’s book, I’ve been sneaking in veggies into Kai’s food since he was a baby. My latest concoction is zucchinis in double chocolate chip muffins that I made for onlinelabels.com. Click here for the complete recipe and how-to. Ingredients: 2 tsp coconut oil 1 zucchini 1 ½ cup flour, muffin mix or

3 Pork Chop Dinner Recipes

What’s for dinner tonight? How about pork chops? I recently made three distinct flavored pork chops based on regions around the United States for Momtastic.com and Hidden Valley. I focused on Buffalo, Hawaiian and Southwest. Click here for the complete recipes and even a video!! For the basic pork chop recipe: you sauté it in

Chill Out with these 3 Homemade Popsicle Recipes

It is so hot outside! This summer has been brutal! In fact, my husband wants to move from Florida to Seattle where it’s cooler. To help us chill out from the hot summer heat, I made some homemade popsicle recipes and printables for onlinelabels.com. Click here for the complete recipes.  I made three recipes: Watermelon-lime-mint

Back-to-School Hacks To Make Every Mom’s Life Easier

School starts next week. OMG! I can’t believe it. Summer flew by. We traveled to California, Seattle and St. Pete. We hunted Pokemon and went swimming. As school looms on the horizon, I teamed up with thestir.com/cafemom.com and came up with these 15 back-to-school lunch hacks that I can’t wait to do on a regular