Rich’s “Our Specialty” Nut-Free Frosted Cookies – Review


So many children and adults these days are allergic to nuts and gluten and it really limits the goodies they get to consume. Everybody deserves a tasty treat now and again! Rich's “Our Specialty” Nut-Free Frosted Cookies arrived for me to review, just in time to send them along with my daughter whose kindergarten class was nut-free due to … [Read more...]

Summer Entertaining with Celebrations & Cheryl’s Cookies

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I have been a fan of Cheryl's Cookies for years now, and have done several reviews for them (I'm a lucky girl, right?). Each and every time I receive a cookie arrangement from them, I am impressed by how fresh the cookies always are, and how beautifully they are decorated. They are fun and festive, and are sure to put a smile on the face of the … [Read more...]

Strawberry Banana Cream Pie Pancakes at IHOP – Review


You know what's great about breakfast? It's like early morning dessert for me. If I'm getting the treats I want, anyway! IHOP has several new signature pancakes available for summertime and I was ecstatic to get the chance to review them for my favorite ever breakfast restaurant! Now let me tell you, the choice was tough. The IHOP Raspberry … [Read more...]

Michael Angelo’s Gourmet Foods for Summer Meals Review and Giveaway

Michael Angelo's Meat Lasagna

Why is summer the most hectic time of the year? Brandon is in the new construction business (it’s definitely the busy time for him!), Johnny is mowing a number of yards, Paige has swim lessons and I’m taking a couple of classes…whew! I’m exhausted! The last think I want to do is make dinner. That’s where Michael Angelo’s Gourmet Foods comes in … [Read more...]

Check Out Barbara’s and Help Wild Animals!


Two things I happen to LOVE are animals and food. Barbara's Bakery makes wholesome cereal and snacks. Really, who doesn't love healthy snacks that taste great?! And as for the animals... Barbara's teamed with the World Wildlife Fund to save endangered animals and they're giving away prizes! Anyone 18 and older can go to the Barbaras Pledge website … [Read more...]

Get Mighty Silly with New Pirate’s Booty Mac & Cheese and a Cheesy Contest

Pirate's Booty Cheesiest Joke in America Contest

We’ve done bedtime stories and lullabies every night as part of the kids’ goodnight routine. Recently, however, our oldest has added in a new little something – jokes. Between knock-knock jokes and silly children’s goofiness, this has become part of our nightly routine. The best jokes? They’re always the cheesiest of the bunch, much like a favorite … [Read more...]

Crispy Fruit by Crispy Green, Good for You and Yummy!

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My go to snack is fruit. Oh, how I love it! Recently, I tried Crispy Fruit from Crispy Green and… YOU GUYS! Oh yeah, it’s amazing! Crispy Fruit - what is it? Well, it’s 100% fruit, that’s been freeze dried. There is no sugar, no additives or preservatives. It’s gluten, allergy, fat and cholesterol-free, kosher certified and more … [Read more...]

The Define Bottle for Tasty Fruit Infused Water – Review & Giveaway


All of the problems in my life would be solved if I drank more water...true story. Seriously, my skin would clear up, my hair would be less dry, my internal organs would work better, the list is endless. Water can become so boring when it's what you're drinking day in and day out, I need a little something to spruce it up! That's where the Define … [Read more...]

Choose and Name a New Hero – A Skylanders and Frito-Lay Gaming Party

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As many of you know, we spent the first weekend of the month throwing an awesome gaming party in honor of Skylanders. With help from Frito-Lay, we had plenty of tasty treats on hand to make for an even greater event. However, with no birthdays or holidays needing celebrating, many were wondering what this party was for. The answer to that is quite … [Read more...]

Simplify Your Summer with Dawn and Win – Review & Giveaway

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Cupcakes! Sounds pretty good, right? I love baking with my boys but one thing that I’m not all too fond of is the cleanup afterward. More so because my little ones often try to get fancy with food coloring. Sure, it always gives our creations an extra something special but, well, food coloring is messy. Between the staining of the clothes, … [Read more...]