How to Organize Your Pantry in 4 Steps

how to organize your pantry

Thank you to QVC for providing me with Honey-Can-Do 3-piece Nesting Banana Leaf baskets. All opinions expressed are my own.  I have a small pantry that tends to get cluttered over time. Cans and boxes of food get stuffed and shoved behind things - never to be heard from again. So many times, I KNOW I have the {insert recipe ingredient} I need, but cannot find it when I need it. This is one reason why it is a good idea to organize your … [Read more...]

Apple Nachos with Peanut Butter and Chocolate

apple nachos with peanut butter

Apple and peanut butter are a delicious, good-for-you combination. Apple nachos aren't really what you think of when you hear the words "apple nachos." There are no tortilla chips, salsa or cheeses involved in the creation of this easy snack. It's simply sliced apples drizzled with your choice of toppings like melted peanut butter and chocolate. So yummy. It's a quick and easy after school snack or dessert. Click to Follow Me on Pinterest The … [Read more...]

Simple Dinner Recipes: Homemade Sloppy Joes

how to make sloppy joes

Your family will love homemade sloppy joes with added veggies to boost flavor and nutrition! If you are on the lookout for simple dinner recipes, this is the best sloppy joe recipe I have tried. I like that it is more than just meat and sauce. The addition of vegetables helps boost flavor and nutrition. Homemade sloppy joes are delicious and worth the little bit of extra effort it takes to chop the celery, onion and bell peppers. The tomatoes … [Read more...]

5 Cool Apps to Help You Go Green on Earth Day and Every Day

Earth Day Green apps

Earth Day 2015 marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day celebrations. Every year, the Earth Day movement grows bigger. The year 2015 will see thousands of eco-friendly citizens taking green actions in 192 countries around the globe! (Earth Day Network) Simple ways to Go Green start at home. If you are in the mood to Go Green on Earth Day and every day, download these FREE smart phone apps. These apps can help you make eco-friendly … [Read more...]

Ahoy Mateys! Check out our Pirate Ship Play Tent + $50 Pacific Play Tents GC Giveaway

pacific play tents my pirate ship

We received a kids play tent from Pacific Play Tents for our honest review. All opinions expressed are 100% my own. This blog post may contain affiliate links.  Pacific Play Tents have a huge selection of kids play tents, bed tents for kids, play tunnels and toys. My boys love to pretend to be pirates, so when we saw the My Pirate Ship house tent, we knew it was the one for us. The My Pirate Ship play house (ages 3+) comes with sturdy, … [Read more...]

Blueberry Banana Smoothie Recipe (Vegan, Dairy-Free and Delicious!) #ILoveSilkSoy

blueberry banana smoothie

This blueberry-vanilla banana smoothie is packed with protein and perfect for breakfast, snack time, and pre- or post- workouts. It's so easy to make with Silk Very Vanilla Soymilk. The Very Vanilla Silk is my very favorite variety. I love vanilla, and the fresh vaniila taste of Silk is creamy and delicious. My kids really enjoy this kind, too. My 7-year-old says it tastes like ice cream! I sometimes give them a small glass of Silk Very … [Read more...]

Stock Up and Save Sale on P&G Essentials at Walmart + $25 GC #Giveaway

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Thank you to Walmart and P&G for sponsoring this blog post and reader giveaway. All opinions expressed are my own. I have a family of six, so I like to stock up on the things we always use in our home. P&G essentials like Charmin toilet paper, Bounty paper towels, Tide laundry detergent, diapers, and Tampax. One of my favorite times to stock up is during Walmart's stock up and save event. I take advantage of the low prices and buy a … [Read more...]

Your Dairy Queen Blizzard Gets Served Upside Down or You Get One FREE! #GetUpsideDown

dairy queen oreo blizzard

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Dairy Queen. I received a product sample and promotional item to thank me for my participation. It was blowing snow the morning we packed into our car for a California road trip. We were headed south and could not wait to drive our way out of the cold. In less than three hours, we had left the snow way behind. Our thermometer read 70 degrees in southern Utah. The … [Read more...]

Get the Facts About Antioxidants in Food #AntioxidantFacts

This blog post is brought to you by The Motherhood and ConAgra Foods. All opinions expressed about antioxidants in food are my own. #AntioxidantFacts One of my favorite things to eat is my grandmother's homemade vegetable soup. She used to grow a huge garden with all sorts of vegetables like yellow squash, tomatoes, corn, beans and okra. When everything had been picked, washed and made ready, my grandmother would work for hours, even days, to … [Read more...]