Chocolate Covered Crow Cookies


These chocolate covered crow cookies are fun to make.  They are fun, simple, cute, and not super spooky! There's just so many ways to have fun with your food- and playing with chocolate just makes it yummier.  A few ingredients you can find almost anywhere, and a little imagination, and you can create just aboout [...]

Feeding Your Dog a Variety without Dangerous Human Foods

Feeding Your Dog a Variety without Dangerous Human Foods

Do you eat the same thing for breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day?  Do your children?  I’m guessing that the answer is no.  I can’t imagine having the exact same thing for every meal day after day.  I’m thinking of how quickly everyone tires of leftover turkey, stuffing, and cranberries within a few days of [...]

How will you wreck your phone?


Fun fact: Nearly $80 million is lost in broken phones each year. How many have you broken? (I've lost count). If you have a phone, chances are, at some point... you're going to wreck it. Maybe you haven't broken a phone yet. But I'm going to stick with that 'yet' unless you are a serial [...]

Apple Pie Lasagna


Oh, what's that? You haven't heard of an apple pie lasagna? Well, truthfully, I hadn't either. The idea popped in my head two weeks ago and I was all "oh my gosh it's going to be all layers of apple and yum and goo and IT HAS TO HAPPEN this weekend" but then it didn't... until [...]

5 Ways to Sneak Indulgences Without The Kids

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I love my kids like crazy as most moms do- but as we all know they have the ability to also drive us crazy!  The key to keeping your sanity is to steal a few minutes of indulgence- without the kids.   This is usually much easier said than done of course, because they can [...]

Mini Breakfast Casserole

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Breakfast casserole is a favorite morning staple in our house. They are easy to toss together and you can use pretty much whatever you have on hand to make it. They can be as simple or as involved as you like making them perfect for busy mornings, leisurely weekend brunches, or family holiday breakfasts.  They [...]

Choosing The Right Name For Your Business


This is a sponsored post on behalf of Name.Kitchen. All opinions are my own. You know how certain songs can bring you back to a certain place and time? Do you remember Prince’s hit, “1999?” The song came out right when the whole Y2K panic was going on. This was when we were transitioning from 1999 [...]

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 [...]

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Maple Filling

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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 [...]