Tips to Plan Your Vacation and Manage Travel Expenses

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Visa Clear Prepaid and Prepaid Visa® RushCard.   Can you believe it is almost time for school to be back in session? I know, neither can I. With this happening, that means winter travel plans are being made across the country. Are you going to travel ...

Oatmeal Banana Applesauce Muffins

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Back to school means back to busy mornings- and mom wanting the kids to have a good strong start to their day.  These oatmeal banana applesauce muffins are SUPER healthy for kids to eat, either for breakfast or tucked into their lunchbox for a mid morning snack.  Lots of great ingredients means no guilt, and ...

Ham and Pineapple Kababs with Sweet & Tangy Dip

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Back to school means busy but that does not mean you have to pack the same old thing in your kids lunch, or give them the same old milk and cookies as an after school snack. You can mix it up and offer some creative and tasty flavor combinations with minimal effort. Smithfield Anytime Favorites ...

Lemon Blackberry Tarts

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This tart has a hint of sweetness so it's not as bland as a pie crust. The filing bursts with lemon flavor thanks to the lemon curd. Adding a mint garnish brings these tarts to a level of dessert sophistication. Guests will think you spent hours creating these tasty, irresistible finger dessert. Lemon Blackberry Tarts Basic Tart ...

Getting girls excited about STEM

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Last week, my kids all had the best week of camp EVER.  Their words, not mine.  They spent the week at Camp Invention, immersed in STEM activities and having a blast. My kids are all about building things and taking them apart, and are always wanting to know how things work, run, go, stop, etc. ...

S’mores Cookie Bars

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These semi-homemade S'mores Cookie Bars have all the flavor and gooey melted marshmallow of the roasted S'mores in a cookie form! Surprise the family with them tonight or your friends at work/school.  There won't be leftovers! S'mores Cookie Bars Ingredients -  1 package of store bought chocolate chip cookie dough, any brand 1 package of graham crackers 10.5 package ...

How to Personalize School Uniforms

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This post is sponsored by Target. So your kids wear a uniform to school. But chances are that your kids want to rock their own look and show some of their personal style even with the uniform on. So how do you achieve that look while staying within uniform guidelines? Finding a few key items will ...

National Cheesecake Month #fiberonecheesecake #ad

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fiber One for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. You know how there's a holiday for almost everything now?  A day for this, a month for that..... well, one of our fave foods, cheesecake, has it's day to shine, which was July 30.  Our friends ...

Tips For Choosing A Domain Name

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Name.Kitchen, but all opinions are my own. If you are a business owner, no matter your size, naming your company or organization is huge. I mean, if you are a business owner, your business is your baby. If you have children or pets, I ...