Summer Learning with Brain Chase

It’s not very often I get terribly excited about school.  Nor do I really think about your child getting excited about school, especially in the summer, when life is supposed to be lemonade and pool parties. But this year, I am.  And so is Seven. I stumbled on to a genius site called Brain Chase. […]

This is Everything…and a Giveaway, with Honey Bunches of Oats

Honey Bunches of Oats has a new “THIS. IS. EVERYTHING.” campaign going on,  and it is celebrating the multiplicity of tastes and textures found in Honey Bunches of Oats.  Which, I felt, celebrates my new life as well.  So, when they asked if I would share it with you in a sponsored post, I agreed.  […]

Raspberry Ice Cupcakes…and a KitchenAid Giveaway

Raspberry Ice Cupcakes.  Pink Cupcakes. Cupcakes for a Cure. Sure, you may think pink cupcakes in October may seem odd, considering everything else in your feed is pumpkin and pear, but pink is perfect for today, and for the rest of October.  Why? It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and I am helping KitchenAid raise money […]

Shrimp Stuffed Sweet Peppers

One of the most visited posts on my site is about Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos.  It’s gone crazy on Pinterest, on StumbleUpon, on Facebook, on Twitter.  It’s a crowd pleaser and the men love it as much as the women. It’s a party food.  A shareable snack.  it offers meat and heat and it’s poppable. These […]

S’mores Rice Krispies Cereal Pops

Oh my goodness, y’all. It’s summer. Like, officially. It’s time for barbeques and potlucks and S’mores and Rice Krispies treats. Or S’mores Rice Krispies Treats. It’s SUMMER. It caught me by total surprise, like I forgot it existed. Last week, on Monday and Tuesday, it was gorgeous here, short sleeve weather and I was taking […]

Strawberry Limeade Cupcakes…and a Giveaway

Strawberry Limeade Cupcakes. Let that sink in for a minute. Sounds like spring and summer, all wrapped up in a nice little bow, doesn’t it?  Yeah, it kinda does.  Flavors like citrus and berries just shout warm weather, and these tasty cupcakes do not disappoint. I was challenged by Pillsbury to take a couple of […]

Toasted Coconut Mango Cupcakes…and a Giveaway

I’ve found it, kiddos…the perfect flavor to kick off SPRING.  I don’t know about you, but I am about sick to death of winter.  I have had the fortune of being in Florida, Las Vegas, and Houston the past couple of weeks, and got a taste of summer.  Pools and glorious sunshine?  Yes, please.  Then […]

Legrand Under Cabinet Lighting System…and a Giveaway

Sometimes, life is so full.  You don’t even realize that things could possibly be better, because life is just going your way. That usually lasts about 27 seconds. I kid, I kid. But there is some truth there.  For example, I adore my kitchen as it is, complete with 2 fridges, granite counters, a gorgeous […]

Devil’s Food Holiday Whoopie Pies…and a Giveaway

I like easy things. I especially like easy things that are delicious. Whoopie Pies are delicious. Now – Whoopie Pies, or rather, Devil’s Food Holiday Whoopie Pies, are both…easy AND delicious. This is all thanks to Pillsbury and their Celebration Starters. Say what? Yeah, go with me on this one. Box Mix.  Embrace it.  It’s […]