Mix up this Cookie Recipe and you could win big! #MakeItYoursHoliday Sweepstakes

Mix up this Cookie Recipe and you could win big! #MakeItYoursHoliday Sweepstakes This post is sponsored by Country Crock®. All opinions are my own. Remember last week when my friend Chrissy from The Taylor House asked me to share my Make It Yours™ cookie recipe?   The Sweet & Salty Toffee Cracker Cookies recipe was so much fun to ...

Chocolate & Coconut Snowball Truffles Recipe: #TheSecretLifeofPets Snowball Treat

Chocolate and Coconut Snowball Truffles Recipe from This Mama Loves

Chocolate & Coconut Snowball Truffles Recipe: Secret Life of Pets Snowball Treat One of my entire family's favorite movies this summer was The Secret Life of Pets.  Maybe it's because we're animal lovers, but this movie hit all the right chords. We humans can FINALLY know what our pets do all day when we're not with ...

Easy ways to feed a crowd with KFC $10 Chicken Share Buckets plus $200 #Giveaway

Easy Ways to Feed a Crowd from This Mama Loves

Remember that time you had a birthday party to throw? But your kitchen had just been painted and was all tore up so you wondered if you should cancel it? Well that just happened to me, so yes I do! Last week my daughter celebrated her birthday so we wanted to have family over to celebrate just as we ...

Holiday SING movie trailer plus #SINGmovie in theaters December 21

Holiday SING movie trailer plus #SINGmovie in theaters December 21 I've been hearing about the SING movie in my house for months, usually in the form of "Mommy, can we go see SING movie now at the movie theater?" and it's getting closer.  We have about a month to wait but it's coming up fast! We ...

Honey Bunches of Oats Recipe: Energy Bites

Honey Bunches of Oats Energy Bites Recipe (This Mama Loves)

Honey Bunches of Oats Recipe: Energy Bites Breakfast. The most important meal of the day. But breakfast foods aren't just for breakfast anymore. Cereal is one of the most versatile foods we can have in our pantries! Yep. Cereal. You can eat in in a bowl with milk (or orange juice, as my siblings' mom used ...

Simple Homemade Thank You Gift Idea {Free Printable}

Simple Homemade Thank You Gift Ideas- This Mama Loves

Simple Homemade Thank You Gift Idea in honor of Do Something Nice Day Something we try hard to impress upon our children is the importance of being kind. Not because we have to, but because it's nice to say “thank you,” “way to go!” or just  acknowledge someone special in your life. It's also a great ...

Happy National Dog Week 9/18-24! #FriendsofBeneful #NationalDogWeek

Happy National Dog Week! Dogs with a loving family are happy dogs- and they have a way of bringing that happiness right into the family home. Many have done studies through the years and research shows that having a pet can be a great way to reduce stress and offer relief from loneliness. Brownie makes our ...

Back to School Breakfast Buffet Ideas + Happy National Pancake Month!

Back to School Breakfast Buffet

Back to School BreakFEAST Buffet Nothing helps you wake up earlier than a breakFEAST buffet waiting for you. Parents and caregivers, the idea of having a kid-free breakfast after a long summer vacation right when the kids head back to school might also help wake you up earlier. This Back to School Breakfast Buffet isn’t just ...

The love of a stuffed animal and #NationalTeddyBearDay

One thing that's an almost universal constant for kids is a stuffed animal to love.  Maybe all aren't legit Teddy Bears, but the concept and overwhelming adoration runs deep for the stuffed friends that our kids grow so attached to. They are playmates and security blankets and so much more... and I'm so happy to ...