Easy, 3 Ingredient Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

These easy healthy oatmeal cookies only use 3 ingredients! They are packed with goodness, no added sugar, vegan and DELICIOUS! Enjoy them as a breakfast cookie, snack, or treat. Your family will love them! This post is sponsored by Nature Valley Muesli - grab your coupon here!  i'm calling these 'cookies' but really they are everything from a hearty breakfast to a filling snack or a … [Read more...]

Blogger Refresh Retreat : Holman Ranch in Carmel Valley, CA

sometimes at school pick up, or on the sidelines of a soccer game, or at the store when i am buying one fork and one napkin as a styling prop, i will field questions about being a blogger.  so i begin to explain ... most often they can usually hang a few minutes into the explanation but eventually start to glaze over or look at me like i have 5 heads. i'm not mad at them - i get it... it's a weird … [Read more...]

Summer Outdoor Patio Ideas

Make the most of your outdoor space this summer but giving your patio a bright and summery makeover! Here are some fun Summer outdoor patio ideas to get you started - outdoor rugs, outdoor lighting, outdoor furniture, outdoor decor and more. This post is in collaboration with World Market, Rachael Ray Magazine, and Porch.com. Ever wish you could have a makeover on your yard? Enter to win this … [Read more...]

4th of July Recipes – Red White and Blue Jello

  while i originally made this Jell-O for our Avengers Party - i quickly realized how totally perfect it would as one of my 4th of july recipes! using red and blue Jell-O with coconut jello (homemade) you can make this adorable red white and blue jello dessert! your guests will LOVE it! it probably feels like a lot of steps, and a lot of time,  but if you plan to make it on a day you are home, … [Read more...]

Kale and Bacon Quiche Recipe – With a Cracker Crust!

This kale & bacon quiche recipe is made with a unique saltine cracker crust that gives it the most perfect salty, buttery crunch! This post is sponsored by Sargento® Cheese as a part of their Chopped at Home Challenge - Take the challenge yourself and see how much fun it is! See what others are creating on pinterest here. sometimes when i eat kale i feel like and iguana. right? my little … [Read more...]

Summer Pinterest Party!

SUMMER IS ALMOST HERE!!!! i just want to shout it from the roof tops! today is my son's last day of school and my daughter only has 5 more days! bring on the summer crafts,  the pool, popsicles, bbq's, camping, and sunshine!!!! to celebrate i have teamed up with some amazing bloggers to bring you a pinterest party to spark your creativity this summer! aaaaaaannnnnd who doesn't love prizes? there … [Read more...]

Easy One Pot Pasta Puttanesca

This one pot pasta puttanesca is a family favorite and so easy to make! Spicy and savory with olives, capers, garlic, artichoke hearts, and crushed red peppers - it will quickly become your family favorite as well! This post is sponsored by Ragú® but all opinions are my own.    if you haven't noticed, i like things easy. one pot pasta inspired by and made with Ragú® Sauce is a dream come true … [Read more...]

How to make a Gold Foil Art Print – DIY Tutorial

Ever wonder how to make a gold foil art print? They are super trendy right now in home & office decor! This gold foil art print 'Blog like a Boss' was made with a free printable design I created and my new Anna Griffin Minc machine. This is a sponsored post but all opinions are my own. i used my new anna griffin minc machine to create this adorable gold foil desk art print! i have wanted to … [Read more...]

Avengers Party Ideas

AVENGERS ASSEMBLE! You will love all these creative and awesome Avengers party ideas! From food to decorations, activities, costumes, favors and more - this Avengers Party has tons of inspiration for your own event! This is a sponsored post but all opinions are my own. AVENGERS ASSEMBLE! happy birthday to my little man! well.... to be honest it's a bit early... we celebrated this week for a … [Read more...]

How to make a paper helicopter – that FLIES!

Learn how to make a paper helicopter that flies! This DIY rubber band helicopter tutorial shows you step by step how to construct a paper helicopter using simple, inexpensive materials. Your kids will love creating this craft & watching it fly! This post is sponsored by Galileo but all opinions are my own. summer is almost here and i BET you are on the lookout for fun, easy, projects to … [Read more...]

Pink, Teal, Macaron, & Heart Themed Girls Room Ideas

 This year for my daughters birthday I bent the rules a bit. I have always said that Aubrey would be allowed sleepovers when she was ten…but when her best friend (named Aubrey too!) was moving across the country shortly after her 6th birthday, I wanted something special that they could always remember together. Neither of them had ever had a sleepover before, and they were absolutely giddy over … [Read more...]

Cheesy Chicken Stuffed Peppers

i'm a total food network junkie and one of my favorite shows is CHOPPED - i love it! its one show that my husband and i agree on and get a kick out of seeing what the mystery ingredients will be! so i was over the moon when Sargento® asked me to participate in their 'Chopped at home' challenge!! luckily, i didn't end up with a mystery basket of cow tongue and pickled beets or anything - its … [Read more...]

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