Girl Scout Brownies and Blondies

I’m back, kiddos, working again with Pillsbury to enlighten you to their new products based on…Girl Scout Cookies. Mmm. Yes, Girl Scout Cookies. We all have our favorites, I know.  My dad loves the peanut butter cookies.  I love the Samoas (Caramel Delites).  Almost everyone loves Thin Mints.  So when I learned that Pillsbury had […]

Packable Lunch Snack for a Picky Eater

This post is sponsored by Pirates Booty and Mom It Forward. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Have you ever eaten school lunch with your child? I mean – not you homeschool moms – you are in a league all your own, and wow, right on to you but that’s never going to be […]

Chocolate Stuffed Graham Double Peanut Butter Cookies

I have a problem. I took a nap the other day.  It was sunny.  Kids were playing in the backyard on the swingset.  There were tomatoes in the garden. Then I woke up, and it’s December. December? Like, three weeks until Christmas, UPS and I are having an affair thanks to internet shopping, and holy […]

Free For All Kitchen…Healthy Snacks

I was compensated by PARTNERS, A Tasteful Choice Company, for my time in creating this post. All opinions are my own. My son Seven is turning eight.  Tomorrow. I know, that sounds funny. Seven is eight.  It’s hard to believe…I swear he was just a toddler, climbing the stairs when I looked away, making silly […]

Strawberry Cheesecake Tassies

Tassies?  Tassies? Little cuppy cookies, folks. Worry not.  Before I became a food blogger, I didn’t know s tart from a tassies.  And you know what?  They really aren’t all that different. Tassies are kind of like little pies, round and chewy, an full of a filling of your choosing.  Today we have cheesecake.  Strawberry […]

Stuffed Toffee Snickerdoodle Cookies

It’s Back to School you all. Back to SCHOOL. They are IN SCHOOL. The summer went by in a blink…I swear I think I was only home for maybe 2 full weeks?  It was a whirlwind, probably a whirlwind for you, too.  Kids underfoot, or off to camp, or off on vacation, or off to […]

Giant Triple Chocolate Chunk and Citrus Cookies

What a mouthful, right? Truly, and in every sense of the word.  A MOUTHFUL. You may have noticed on Twitter and Facebook that I have been any and everywhere this summer.  In reality, I’ve been home maybe 10 full days since the start of the summer.  I’m not complaining, mind you – I really enjoy […]

Canadian Lentils…at Blogger Bash

Last week I attended the Blogger Bash in New York City. As an AMBASSADOR. My first foray into the mom/lifestyle blogging event, and I was lucky enough to be chosen not only as a VIP, but as an AMBASSADOR.  This roll came with lots of wonderful opportunities, some behind-the-scenes adventures, some great meals, some NEW […]

Soft Pretzels with Buttery Ranch Dip

Living without carbs is tough, you guys. I’m really good, most of the time.  I can bypass a lot of things now, even though I don’t want to.  But soft pretzels…yeah, I lose it. So soft, so yeasty and warm and salty and ohmygoodness.  I struggle like you can’t imagine.  Cheat days though?  Look OUT.  […]