Land of Nod Gets Little Golden Books Designs

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Love this. Remember Little Golden Books? Maybe from when you were either a child or from being a Mom? Land of Nod has partnered with Little Golden Books to create a line of bedding that's too adorable and nostalgic. You may remember the Little Shy Kitten or the Tawny Scrawny Lion and you can now find them on bedding for your baby or child at … [Read more...]

Huge Family Room Reveal: Re-Do of ALL FURNITURE

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You guys! Remember when I redid my Master Bedroom with Raymour & Flanigan last year? I said in that post that our bedroom was now my new favorite room in the house. And it was. Until last month. When we re-did our family room with Raymour & Flanigan. OMG people. I am so obsessed with this room, I can't possibly even communicate how much … [Read more...]

Recipe: Parmesan Crisps

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  Could these look and be any more addicting? I received this recipe from a friend and I just know that these would be gone in an instant in my house.  So simple - right?  It's basically just cooked cheese but they look so presentable and yummy, these would be fabulous to have on a plate at a party. Ingredients 8 ounces good quality … [Read more...]

Cooking Fun with Mangos #MakeitMango

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Last weekend, I got together with blogger & friend Kelly from the Centsible Life. We were tasked to make a few recipes with our kids using mangos thanks to the National Mango Board. We made the following three recipes: Cinco de Mango Quesadillas Frozen Yogurt Dipped Mango Pops Mango and Banana Smoothie We're fans of mangos in our … [Read more...]

Charlie Checks Out Rachael Ray Nutrish #NutrishZeroGrain @Nutrish

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  Charlie was all too happy to be the taste tester for this latest post.  I recently received a box of Rachael Ray Nutrish Zero Grain pet food.  Did you guys know that Rachael Ray has a line of pet food?  I didn't!  She's been offering dog food since 2009 and forayed into the world of cat food in 2014. My cats are finicky, like all cats.  We … [Read more...]

Recipe: The Ultimate Green Smoothie Formula

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Nothing like a good old stomach bug to force you to lose a few pounds and rethink your eating habits.  It had been a LONG time since I had gotten the dreaded bug (years) but my kids were kind enough to pass some germs along last week. Ugh.  It sucked.  'Nuff said, right?  Trying to see the silver lining, I did lose a few pounds.  But also? I am … [Read more...]

Introducing YouTube Kids: A New App From YouTube

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Parents of little kids - I am so jealous of you for having this app at your disposal!!  YouTube Kids would have been so awesome when my kids were small! And to tell you guys the truth, it's actually still pretty great for them at age 11 and 8. My kids love YouTube.  Especially my oldest.  In his spare time, if you can't find him playing … [Read more...]

Recipe: Samoa Brownie

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Following with last week's Girl Scout dessert theme {Thin Mint Cupcakes}, I have another delicious recipe for you that you can make with my FAVORITE Girl Scout Cookie - the Samoa! (Or Caramel Delites, as they call them here in PA. But I grew up calling them Samoas so they will always be Samoas to me.) Recipe:  Samoa Girl Scout cookie … [Read more...]

Putting my Challenged Cooking Skills to the Test at Sur La Table

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Last Saturday night I took a cooking class at my local Sur La Table.  The class was called Flavors of Spain so naturally, we were learning how to make a variety of dishes native to Spain. I almost didn't make it to the class. I had signed up weeks before and on the day of the class we had decided to head up to the Poconos for a quick day of … [Read more...]

Recipe: Thin Mint Cupcakes

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Thin Mints ... AND cupcakes?  Unless you don't like chocolate, who could turn that down?  Totally jonesing to make this delish recipe from a friend that combines a favorite Girl Scout Cookie with chocolate cupcakes.  You just can't go wrong with a combo like that. Recipe:  Thin Mint Cupcakes Ingredients Cupcake 1/2 cup unsweetened … [Read more...]