Jamaican Smile Cocktails

When I was lounging on the beach in Jamaica at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort sipping on sweet and delicious Jamaican Smiles I was thinking of you.  I know, I am so generous, right? They were so tasty I knew that I wanted to recreate them at home to share with you all to help make it ...

Ham and Cheese Tater Tot Casserole

This post brought to you by Crystal Farms Cheese. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. One of my family's favorite meals is tater tot casserole but sometimes we get tired of the same old thing week after week so I try to mix it up but keep their favorites in ...

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Maple Filling

I feel like fall needs to hurry on up and get here.  There are apples to be picked, and pumpkin delights to be baked. This series of heat waves we are having in September is not in my plans for fall baking! I want all the fall foods!  Bring on the apples and bring on ...

Cajun Sausage with Black Beans and Rice

Today's families are often in a rush going from school, to meetings, to various activities. We need quick and easy meals that do not take a ton of time, but still offer a balanced meal for the kids and adults. Variety and flavor are the key to making them popular with the family- who says ...

Homemade Rum Cream

Have you ever had rum cream?  No? There is a reason why, it is a specialty mix that is sold in Jamaica and unless you have had the pleasure of lying on the beaches there you probably have not had it since it is not available in the U.S. Still, even if you haven't tasted ...

BBQ Pork Quesadillas

We have certain meals that we repeat week after week, one of those meals is cheese quesadillas but sometimes we get a little bored with it and want to dress it up a bit. This recipe below is my family's favorite way to enjoy this in our weekly rotation- Barbecue Beef and Cheddar Quesadillas. Loaded ...

Apple Cinnamon Gluten Free Cereal Bars

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gluten- Free Cheerios, all opinions are my own. I have been trying to cut out gluten for my family and myself- if you are gluten free you know how hard it is, that stuff is in everything!  It is especially hard to find treats for ...

Cinnamon Raisin Cookie Breakfast Bowl

If you are looking for a new fun breakfast idea that satisfies your sweet tooth, adds fiber, and  flavor to your morning, look no further.  Using the Friendship Superfood Generator I threw together this yummy Cinnamon Raisin Cookie Breakfast Bowl.  The Superfood Generator is easy to use. You can create a recipe from their suggestions ...

Skillet Meatball Stew

I was talking to my sister a few weeks ago and sharing my feelings (whining)about our end of summer meal rut. It happens every year, but usually if I say something to her, she'll remember something she made when her kids were younger and be like "oh hey! my kids used to love...." and then ...

Goldfish Crusted Chicken Nuggets

School Lunch boxes don't have to be packed with the same old thing day after day... mix it up a little and make something new to surprise your kids. Goldfish Crusted chicken nuggets with a side of ranch are just the thing! Crunchy, flavorful, and delicious warm or cold you are sure to only find ...