10 Compound Butter Recipes

Compound Butter Collage1

We have a new "thing" in our house.  We've become all about the butter. The buttah.  Not "just" butter, but fun butter. Butter with a twist.  It started with a maple butter we had at a restaurant and now it's become like a game for us to find fun new butters....It helps keep "boring" dinners ...

$500 Amazon or Paypal Giveaway

totally-awesome-newyears

Happy New Year! We’re kicking of 2014 with a fabulous new giveaway you’re not going to want to miss. We’re giving away a $500 Amazon gift card (or cash via Paypal) to one of our lucky readers! For your chance to win, just use the Rafflecopter form below. There are a lot of entries to choose ...

Bakery Crafts Cake Kits add that extra something

bakery-craft-sesame-street-cake

This post brought to you by Bakery Crafts. All opinions are 100% mine. Who is ready to PARRRTTYY! Bakery Crafts is and wants to help you throw the best birthday party ever!  They helped us throw a FABULOUS party just this morning with some preschool pals.  We had snacks, games, dancing and a fabulous and fun cake ...

8 Internet Safety Tips for Kids, Tweens and Teens (This is TO the kids)

internet-safety-kids

It's past Christmas, and many kids have shiny new devices that access the internet.  I figured it might be a good time to share some reminders for all of us to think about and share with our kids.  We have to protect them and teach them to protect themselves! Here are 8 Internet Safety Tips ...

My House Rules for 2014

our-house-rules-maxwell-house

Happy New Year's Eve, my friends. I can't believe that 2013 is coming to a close! Our year was full of ups and downs as each year has been, but nothing overly exciting.  Which is a good thing. Many of our friends had some devastating  years and for them, I hope 2014 brings a quieter ...

6 Ways to Go Green in 2014: Sponsored Video

carton-smart-tetra-pak

This post and video with ways to go green in 2014 are sponsored by Tetra Pak. Everyone's making New Year's resolutions to go green in 2014. It might seem overwhelming at first, but it doesn't have to be! Take baby steps - make small changes - and you'll be going green in no time. Follow these ...

5 Things You Must do When Visiting Puerto Rico

visit-puerto-rico

This post brought to you by Puerto Rico, The All-Star Island. All opinions are 100% mine. Puerto Rico is a 5-star vacation destination filled with world-class attractions. Whether you’re a golfer, foodie, the adventure type, or a beach (rum) bum, Puerto Rico has everything that you want in a nice relaxing vacation - and who doesn't ...

5 Tips for Extending Your Dog’s Life

petcurean-now-fresh-dog-food

Your dogs are your best friends, so obviously you only want what's best for them - this includes living a long, healthy life. This post with 5 tips for extending your dog's life is brought to you by our friends at Petcurean. 1. Keep your dog's teeth healthy and clean. Tooth decay is common in dogs ...

Mocha Mint Brownies Recipe

mocha-mint-brownies

This mocha mint brownies recipe is brought to you by our friends at Lunchbox.   Here we are a few days past Christmas and I'm at the point that if I see another candy cane I may cry.  We've crafted with them but we still have so many left....it's making me crazy.  SO I decided, why ...