Behind The Scenes With Today’s American Worker #WorkforceStories

Behind The Scenes With Today's American Worker

When I was a kid, I had four older siblings. Because they were a minimum of 10 years on me, they didn't interact with me all that often. This meant I spent a lot of time on my own. I was a pretty imaginative kid who was always pretending to be one thing or another. ...

Life Lessons You Can Learn Working In Retail

Life Lessons You Can Learn Working In Retail campaign

When I was in elementary school, my mom got a job in a large retail store in the mall. To be honest, I was partially embarrassed mom worked selling menswear for a living. Another part of me was relieved as it was mom's first job in almost 2 years. Within a short period of time, ...

Working In The Restaurant Industry Made Me A Better Employee

Working In The Restaurant Industry 2

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. When I was 25 years old, my life turned upside down. I broke off a long term relationship and was laid off from my cushy office job a few weeks later. I felt confused, lost, ...

Tips For Choosing A Domain Name

name.kitchen

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 ...

Date Night at Home

date night at home

When you don’t have family around to babysit for you, and don’t have a lot of disposable income, going out for date night isn’t always feasible. I mean, it sure is fun, but there is the cost incurred of paying a sitter and whatever you actually do for your date night. That can add up ...

The Nut Job Healthy Trail Mix Recipe #TheNutJob #giveaway

pistachio trail mix recipe

This healthy trail mix recipe post is brought to you  by our friends at The Nut Job. The Nut Job, featuring  WILL ARNETT, BRENDAN FRASER with LIAM NEESON and KATHERINE HEIGL, opens IN THEATERS JANUARY 17.  We’re very excited to see this new animated movie as a family!  It looks funny but also has lots of ...

Miniature Spinach and Cheddar Quiche Recipe

miniature spinach and cheddar quiche recipe

This crustless quiche recipe filled with fresh spinach and shredded cheddar cheese is a delicate addition to breakfast or an elegant, easy-to-carry appetizer at a social function. For perfectly cooked quiche, bake until the eggs are just barely set, then remove from the oven to cool; the quiche will continue to cook for a brief ...

Coconut Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting

Coconut Pink Nonpariel Cupcakes (2)

This Coconut Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting Recipe will satisfy your craving for coconut- and with some festive nonpareils, make a delightful treat for your Valentine!  You can also make them sans coconut if you aren't a big coconut lover. Ingredients: Cake: 1 box cake mix with their suggested ingredients and a few quick adjustments/additions:substitute the oil for unsalted ...

Gluten Free Pancakes Recipe for Valentine’s Day

gluten free pancakes

This Gluten Free Pancakes recipe is perfect for your gluten free sweetie on Valentine's Day! Ingredients: 2 cups rice flour 1/3 cup tapioca flour 2/3 cup potato starch 1/2 cup dry buttermilk powder 2 teaspoons sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon xanthan gum 4 eggs 1/4 coconut oil (plus coconut oil for greasing the pan or skillet). 3.5 cups water Dash ...

Penguin Love Valentine Treat Recipe

Penguin Love (1)

This little Penguin Love Valentine Treat Recipe is so easy and fun to make, and the best part? The kids can totally help! It's just a few simple items you need and all are easily found at your local grocery store.  Cute, fun, and easily allergy friendly!! Penguin Love:   Ingredients:   *Oreo Cookies   *Different color heart sprinkles   *White Icing   Directions:   Place an unbroken ...