Strawberry S’mores Panini

Strawberry S'mores Panini

When I think of summer one of the first foods that comes to mind is s'mores.  That chocolate and marshmallow goodness is the quintessential summer flavor to me.  Now that the weather is starting to get really warm out we have already made s'mores once at our friend's firepit.  One of my other … [Read more...]

Showcase Your Talent Thursday #165

Welcome to Showcase Your Talent Thursday!! I hope that everyone had a great weekend.  I went bridesmaid dress shopping with my future sister-in-law, my sister, and my mom for my brother's wedding.  We had a lot of fun trying on dresses and my future sister-in-law decided on a wedding … [Read more...]

Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hormel Foods, LLC. for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.   One of my favorite things to do during the summer is to have cookouts.  Our friends have a firepit and frequently invite us over for cookouts throughout the summer.  We usually are … [Read more...]

Showcase Your Talent Thursday #164

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Welcome to Showcase Your Talent Thursday!! I hope that everyone had a great Mother's Day! We went to the zoo and then out to dinner.  It was a really great day and I am glad that I was able to spend it with my husband and boys.   I hope you are all having a good week and have a great … [Read more...]

Showcase Your Talent Thursday #163

Welcome to Showcase Your Talent Thursday!! I hope that everyone is having a great week!! I hope that everyone has a great Mother's Day!  I am not sure what we are doing, but I can't wait to spend the day with my sons.  I hope you are all having a good week and have a great … [Read more...]

Stitch Fix Review #2

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My second Stitch Fix box is here. I was really excited for this box to come.  Even though I didn't keep anything in my last box, I wanted to try again.  I moved my box up 2 weeks and made sure to update my profile and Pinterest board.  I requested clothes that would be great for summer, for both … [Read more...]

Blueberry Lavender Lemonade

Blueberry Lavender Lemonade

  One of the most refreshing drinks in the summer is lemonade.  I always like to make fresh lemonade and have it when we barbecue or eat outside.  I usually combine the lemonade with different flavors.  I have always seen recipes for lavender lemonade, but had never tried it before.  Lavender … [Read more...]

Showcase Your Talent Thursday #162

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Welcome to Showcase Your Talent Thursday!! I hope that everyone is having a great week! The weather has been fantastic here, it is really starting to feel like spring. I cannot believe that it will be May already on Friday.  I am looking forward to the summer being here! I hope you … [Read more...]

Salted Caramel Gooey Brownies

Salted Caramel Gooey Brownies

One of my absolute favorite foods is chocolate.  For the holidays and my birthday my husband usually gets me chocolate along with my gifts.  In fact I usually ask for some chocolate.  With Mother's Day coming up in about two weeks I thought it would be great to make a delicious chocolate treat.  I … [Read more...]

Chicken Bacon Ranch Gnocchi Bake

Chicken Bacon Ranch Gnocchi Bake

  Casseroles and pasta bakes are great.  They are a complete comfort food and they are usually easy to put together too.  I also think casseroles are great when you are having people over for dinner or when bringing a meal to someone's house.  I have brought meals to people that have just had … [Read more...]