Going green in the bathroom #Moms4JNJConsumer

green bathroom for earth month

Happy Earth Month, my friends. We try to make all months Earth Month, but especially in April, it's good to raise awareness and see what's going on in the world to protect this beautiful planet we live on.This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and ...

Super Simple Boston Cream Pie Recipe

super simple boston cream pie

Listen, my friends. My kids are on vacation this week.  ALL week.  All three are home, wanting to have things to do, and-well, just expect maybe a lot of recipes this week.  Easy, kid friendly ones.  Maybe crafts.  It's for my sanity. I've not had them all home together in a long time!  Today's recipe ...

Parmesan Herb Spaghetti Squash Recipe #MenuIdeasMonday

spaghetti squash label

If you haven't tried substituting spaghetti squash for spaghetti noodles in any of your favorite dishes yet this is a great simple recipe.  When you are trying to cut  back on calories one of the best ways to do it without feeling deprived is to make sure you incorporate lots of flavor into your dish. ...

5 tips for hosting a garden party

tips for hosting a garden party

Hosting a garden party can be tons of fun. Garden parties are great because they are almost always laid back and casual. Kind of like a perfect ladies' night. I have this idea in my head that I want to have a Garden Party with my girlfriends this spring. Parties are fun. Parties have food. ...

Join us for the HoneyBaked Spiral Ham Day Twitter Party #HoneyBakedHost

honeybaked ham easter ham

Guess what? There's a party and you are invited!!  Come join us on Twitter as we celebrate the awesome of Spiral Ham and celebrate Spiral Ham Day!  Don't you love food holidays? I am hosting this Twitter party as part of a campaign I am working on with HoneyBaked Ham. Opinions are my own. What: A ...

Maple Glazed Chicken and Sweet Potato Tacos Recipe

Maple Chicken sweet Potato taco recipe

I love tacos. I really do.  We always seem to have the SAME taco nights at our house. I know, if it's not broken, why fix it, but ... I'm trying to broaden our culinary horizons. Or at least keep me from boredom with our meal plans. SO...here's a fun and totally different taco recipe ...

Bedtime Routines #GNLightsOut

reading before bed

This is a sponsored post about bedtime routines for older kids written by me on behalf of GoodNites®. So you have a non preschooler. I do, too. Does yours like to go to bed? Or do yours? (I don't know how many kids are in your house). Because mine don't. Well, the older two don't.  My 4 year old will ...

How do you wipe your bum? #LetsTalkBums

fisher price dream dollhouse bathroom

Um, yes, yes I did just ask that question. How do you wipe your bum?  How do you wipe your bum? (This post is brought to you by our friends (who also have bums) at Cottonelle). I'm serious. We all have a bum.  There's no way around it.  In fact, you are probably sitting on yours ...

Raspberry Acai Punch Recipe with Trop50 for Girls’ Night In #GirlsNightIn

raspberry acai punch

You know how they say laughter is the best medicine?  I really think it's true.  Especially the laugh till your face hurts and your belly literally aches from laughing so hard and so long that you have with your friends.  That's the best medicine.  I've been thinking a lot about my fabulous friends- those I ...

5 ways to save time for Easter dinner #HoneyBakedHost #Giveaway

ways to save time for easter dinner

Easter is just a few weeks away.  I'm excited to partner with HoneyBaked Ham to bring you this post with ways to save time for Easter Dinner.  Prepping holiday meals can be very time consuming and time isn't something most people have a lot of these days. I keep thinking about my sister who almost ...