Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

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My husband's been home 3 full weeks now with the government shutdown.  I'm not going to get all political in here, don't worry.  These aren't even political cookies.  Promise.  But with him home, he's been able to do a lot more of the errands/running around with the kids stuff, and I've found that a few ...

Quick and easy dinner in 30 minutes? Yes, please! #Giveaway

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This post about making a quick and easy dinner is brought to you by our friends at Lunchbox.  Opinions are my own. I cook meals from scratch almost every night of the week (less if I can manage to cook enough to last 2 nights), but lately, with the hectic schedule we've been on, we've ...

Halloween Treat Recipe Roundup

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Here's a roundup of several Halloween Treat Recipes from the Mavens of Money!  Have your own fun recipe idea? Share your own in the linky at the bottom of the post! Candy Corn Crunch  from This Mama Loves Popcorn Jack-O-Lanterns from Mom on Dealz Meringue Ghosts from Madame Deals Witch Hat Surprise Cookies from This Mama Loves Cool Whip Chips Ahoy Halloween Dessert ...

Under the Sea Parfait Recipe (The Little Mermaid Inspired)

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One of my all time favorite Disney movies is The Little Mermaid. My littlest one had a playdate with one of her little besties and since both of them adore Ariel, we decided we would make our playdate extra fun by making up an Little Mermaid inspired Under the Sea Parfait Recipe in honor of ...

Pumpkin Spice M&Ms Chocolate Cookie Recipe

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My family loves to bake together.  Cook, bake, it doesn't matter.  The kids love to help in the kitchen- and I love to let them (usually).  So, when I see fun new things like Pumpkin Spice M&Ms at the store, I look at them and think, OK, how can we make something fun, quick and ...

White Chocolate Candy Corn Blondie Recipe

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I was thinking about blondies this morning, and how it's been so long since we've had them in the house.  It's cool out today, and a great day for baking- so I decided I'd do a blondie recipe that's festive for fall and fall holidays- White Chocolate Candy Corn Blondies.  These are pretty easy to ...

Quick and Easy Meal Ideas: Ghost Pizza

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This quick and easy meal idea is brought to you by our friends at General Mills. With back to school here and activities starting up, life is hectic for everyone, it seems.  Hectic for us here at the Martin household, moreso than ever before.  I've been doing a lot of meal prep and cooking dinner ...

Halloween Treat Recipes: Witch Hat Surprise Cookies

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I've been thinking lots about making some fun Halloween Treat recipes this year. My latest? Witch Hat Surprise Cookies These are pretty easy to make and you can fill them (or not) with extra candy delights! What you need: Package Oreo Ice Cream Cones Purple Funfetti Frosting (Really, you can do any color, we just thought the purple with ...

Black Bean Taco Bowls Recipe

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This black bean taco bowls recipe post is part of a partnership I have with Libby's and their PR firm.  Opinions are my own. One of my LEAST favorite things to do is come up with meal ideas. Give me guidance and I'll happily prepare just about anything. But leave me to figure out the ...

Halloween Treat Recipe: Candy Corn Crunch

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Here's a fun new Halloween Treat Recipe I came up with.  It's easy and quick to make, plus it's super festive (and so yummy). Candy Corn Crunch: Ingredients Plain  Popcorn (If you buy the microwave kind, you want the natural) , popped, kernels removed 2 cups pretzels, broken 1 bag Wilton Candy Melts (I used Orange) Halloween-themed Sprinkles/Shots/Jimmies Candy Corn (small bag) Directions Place ...