Holiday Scalloped Potatoes

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The “holidaze” are here and our calender is full! Between Christmas parties, holiday activities, and family visiting, we’re keeping a hectic pace around here. Thanks to convenient products like Betty Crocker Potatoes, I’ve been able to get dinner on the table most nights without resorting to pizza delivery. For these Holiday Scalloped Potatoes, I took […]

Osmo iPad Game System Giveaway – Ends 12/26

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Remember when screen time concerns meant that parents worries their kids were standing too close to the TV? How simple those days seem now! Computers, tablets, smart phones, and gaming devices are all here to stay, and it’s a challenge for today’s parents to monitor all those screens, regulate screen time, and ensure devices are being used as […]

7 Tips for an Epic Picnic {$50 Visa Gift Card Giveaway #CleanItForward}

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School may be starting back, but that doesn’t mean summer is over. Nature didn’t get the memo that the kids are in school and fall clothing in is stores. That means it’s still picnic time! Tips for a Picnic 1. Leave the kids at home. KIDDING! Sort of. The last time we attempted a picnic […]

Creamy S’mores Pie

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The high here today is 93 degrees. I refuse to turn on the oven. With this Creamy S’mores Pie recipe from Kraft my family can enjoy dessert tonight without heating up the house. Ya’ll know my obsession with all things S’mores so you can imagine how much I enjoyed this treat! Creamy S’mores Pie Print Creamy […]

Easy Lemongrass Soda Recipe

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My parents just returned from a trip to Bermuda (yes, I hate them too 😉 ) and while laid over at the Atlanta airport made a pit stop at P.F. Chang’s. P.F. Chang’s at the Atlanta airport has a different menu from other locations. They open at 6:30 am and serve fried rice for breakfast. […]

Cheesy Fiesta Chicken

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Why does it seem like getting dinner on the table every night requires an act of God? Oh right. I have two preschoolers and work from home. If you are as crazy-busy as me, you know that getting even a semi-homemade meal on the dinner table is a serious accomplishment. If we can avoid the […]

Philips Airfryer Giveaway – Ends 9/3

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What kind of Southern girl doesn’t like to fry? This one. Don’t get me wrong. I love to eat fried foods, but am just not a fan of the frying process. Why? 1. It’s messy – The kids provide me with enough mess to clean up without adding grease spatters to the mix 2. It’s […]

Pork and Mushroom Quesadillas {and Giveaway} #Publix4Pork @allaboutpork

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For me, winter is the time that I most enjoy comfort food. That doesn’t mean what’s comforting has to be unhealthy though. These nutritious Pork and Mushroom Quesadillas were a big hit with the whole family. Ingredients: 12 ounces pork cutlets, pounded 1/4-inch thick 1/4 cup olive oil with garlic, OR olive oil, divided salt […]

Penne with Artichokes

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Penne with Artichokes: Ingredients 1 box Barilla whole grain penne 6 oz jar artichoke hearts 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 Tablespoon green onion, chopped 2 Tablespoons Grated Parmesan/Romano cheese blend 5 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided 14 oz canned cherry tomatoes salt and pepper to taste Heatt a medium sized sauté pan over medium-high […]

Britax Boulevard 70 Car Seat Giveaway – Ends 10/17

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As the mother of a busy toddler one of my biggest concerns is for my daughter’s safety. It seems like half my day is spent preventing her from falling, choking, drowning, and any other creative way she will invent to hurt herself this week. When it comes time to travel though, I have to relinquish a […]