Santé Nuts and the Nutty S’more Cone Recipe

I completely missed my favorite day of the year…National S’mores Day, August 10th! How did this happen? Oh, sometimes life just happens, doesn’t it? Thankfully, I’m going to relive it, thanks to Santé Nuts! They partnered with TV Chef George Duran who created a delicious recipe for a Nutty S’mores Cone. Nutty S'more Cones Recipe by … [Read more...]

Sunbelt Bakery Bars, Nutritious and Delicious!

Sunbelt Bakery

Snacks are a must in the household – and I’d prefer nutritious snacks – although the kiddos may not always agree with me. Well, I’ve hit the jackpot in both nutrition and flavor! We’ve been fortunate enough to try out a selection of chewy granola bars and fruit cereal bars from Sunbelt Bakery. Never containing preservatives or high fructose corn … [Read more...]

Cool Off with Whole Foods Market New 365 Everyday Value Products – Review


It is now August, and summer is winding down.  The days are getting shorter and it is getting cooler outside as we head into fall...or not. I don’t know how it is where you live, but here, it seems like the heat is not going away any time soon.  While my days are spent sitting at a desk in a nice air-conditioned office building, my evenings and … [Read more...]

Delicious Popped Corn from G.H. Cretors – Review and Giveaway


My family lives in a smaller town, and with two little girls at home, my husband and I don’t have many options or opportunities for date nights.  For this reason, our date night is usually more of a “family night” at home with popcorn, a movie, and our girls. For our last family night, we were able to try G.H. Cretors Popped Corn.  We … [Read more...]

Join the Mighty Fight Against Childhood Cancer with the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and Auntie Anne’s

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and Auntie Anne's - Mighty Fight

My kids get sick from time to time. The sniffles, the middle of the night tummy aches, fevers, colds and coughs, it’s all part of parenthood. One of my little guys woke up the other night crying only to subsequently throw up all over the bed and floor. We never want to see our children suffer and it is hard when there’s not really much that we can … [Read more...]

Shake Up Dessert with the YayLabs! Softshell Ice Cream Ball – Review and Giveaway

ice cream ball in box

One of my all-time favorite childhood memories of summer has to be making homemade ice cream.  My dad would bring out this huge metal canister, add a few ingredients, and with such anticipation we all sat around and…. watched a metal hand stir the cream.  And it stirred.  And stirred.  And stirred some more!  I don’t know about your kids, but … [Read more...]

Send Summer Out with a Fire Bone Blippar Bang – Frito-Lay and Skylanders Contest Announcement & Giveaway

Frito-Lay Skylanders Product

This summer has been a Skylanders summer for us. After kicking off the season with our themed party and some incredible new goodies, our boys have had the “all Skylanders, all the time” mindset. Toys, beach towels, clothing, and even the game itself on a good rainy day; the brand has certainly made an impact on our lives this year. Of … [Read more...]

Yummy Healthy Snacks From Green Plate Foods – Review and Giveaway


Whenever we go for a play date with friends, I feel like the oddball who's got full-sized fruit or crackers for my kids. We're usually in such a rush that I don't have time to cut up a bunch of fruit and there really aren't any other healthy, easy options...or so I thought until I got some goodies from Green Plate Foods! We received Green … [Read more...]

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

summer party,ideas,cheryls,cookies

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...]