Birds Nest Cupcakes

bird nest cupcakes

Aren't these birds nest cupcakes adorable?!? I'm sure if I keep thinking Spring that it will come along sooner than later. These are so easy to decorate and are a great Easter treat.  They'd also be a lot of fun for a baby or bridal shower party.   Supplies: 24 cupcakes cooled and ready to decorate buttercream frosting, colored ...

The Microsoft Store in Farmington, Connecticut #WindowsChampions

microsoft store farmington ct

A few weeks ago, the new Microsoft Store opened at the Westfarms Mall in Farmington, Connecticut. I was all kinds of excited to attend the media tour before the Grand Opening celebration and check out the store itself....but sad for me, I had a nasty bout of strep throat and wasn't even able to get ...

Portable Ice Maker is Great for Camping (Luma IM200SS) #Giveaway

Luma Ice Maker IM200SS

Aportable ice maker may not be What Every Camper Needs but it is a great luxury item for summer camping.   We are so excited to add this ice maker to our camping packing list.  Yes, camping! We also have found that this ice is great for making smoothies. The ice is clear, odorless and easy to chew!  ...

Turtle Bread Vegan Bread Recipe

vegan Turtle Bread

This Vegan Bread Recipe is part of a review of Mayim's Vegan Kitchen: More than 100 Great-Tasting and Healthy Recipes from my Family to Yours.  These turtle breads are adorable, a conversation starter AND totally plant based, so that also means they are egg and dairy free.  Perfect for a holiday meal! From Mayim’s Vegan Table: ...

Enter to win tickets to the NCAA Final Four!

walgreens 2015 ncaa final four tickets giveawway

So who wants to win tickets to the NCAA Final Four?  I would LOVE to be at a Final Four game!! Even if my UCONN isn't playing, I'd still love to go! been to college ball games but never a tournament game.  So much excitement, so fast paced.... woo hoo! Unilever has partnered with Walgreens ...

All natural relaxation beverage

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This is a guest post from a friend of a friend named Michael, who recently created this all natural relaxation beverage.  Who doesn't need a little less stress in their lives?  I know I could use some help in that department!  No compensation was received, I just think its a cool product concept. "Feeling stressed?  Our ...

Easy Orange Chicken Recipe (Vegetarian)

quick orange chicken

There are days, more and more frequently, in this house, that I have little time to cook. That means I need quick meals that I can get on the table within 30 minutes of walking in the door. Dance, gymnastics, soccer, baseball, scouts... they all seem to happen just before or after our normal dinner ...

Applesauce Pancake Recipe – Celebrate Pancake Day 2014!

applesauce pancakes recipe

Pancake Day 2014 is Tuesday, March 4th.  The last day of feasting before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday is referred to most often as Fat Tuesday but it is also known as Shrove Tuesday and celebrated as Pancake Day as well!  It's celebrated as Pancake Day due to the tradition of eating Pancakes on the ...

Monster High Ghouls go to Hauntlywood in latest film

new monster high doll operetta hauntlywood

There are some new ghouls in town enrolling in Monster High. The ghouls are coming with the new movie set in Hauntlywood, called Frights, Camera, Action-  and if you have a Monster High fan, she'll be shrieking (with delight) at these new ghoul-friends to play with.  Head over to Walmart's Monster High area and check out ...

Spring Chick Marshmallow Pops Recipe

Spring Chick Marshmallow Pops

We went for cute and fun for these little chicky pops.  Spring is coming (allegedly) and so is Easter.  These spring chick marshmallow pops are really fun to make and will sell like hotcakes at a bake sale! Spring Chick Marshmallow Pops   Ingredients: Jumbo Jet Puffed Marshmallows Lollipop Sticks Yellow Candy Melts Orange Heart-Shaped Sprinkles Black Candy Decorating Pen (or black sprinkles)   Directions:   Stick ...