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Turn an easy homemade ice cream recipe in to a festive 4th of July dessert! Only 3 ingredients are needed to make this ice cream and it is made without an ice cream maker. No cook, no eggs - just a delicious vanilla ice cream!

Looking for a fun and easy red white and blue dessert recipe for Fourth of July? Whip up this red white and blue vanilla fudge! Made with cream cheese, this fudge recipe is easy enough for the kids to help make, too.

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Crock Pot Peach Cobbler with cake

Make slow cooker peach cobbler with just 3 ingredients! Dessert is ready in a few hours with no work at all. I love fruit cobblers especially in the summer. But I don’t love turning on my oven to bake them.  A friend sent me this crazy recipe that […]

dog safety

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Adaptil. All opinions are 100% mine. Having a hard time trying to deal with dog anxiety? Check out our tips for helping your pup be less anxious. About three and a half years ago, we adopted a […]

Crock Pot French Dip

Slow cooker French dip sandwich recipe is made using a simple chuck roast cooked in beef broth and spices. Serve topped with cheese and a side of au jus straight out of the Crock Pot. Years ago I had a conversation with my neighbor about making French dip […]

Beach Vacation

Check out our beach vacation packing list for your summer beach adventures including summer wear from our sponsor Vanity Fair. Last summer my husband and I took our first non-kid vacation since having kids. We spent 5 days alone together in California. It was marvelous.  It felt so […]

Slow cook spare ribs in a wet rub of liquid smoke and brown sugar and Coke. Finish on the grill with your favorite barbecue sauce for an easy grill recipe.

Slow cooker spare ribs are the perfect way to cook up pork ribs.  Cook the ribs in the slow cooker,  then simply grill or broil with barbecue sauce for 15 minutes and the ribs are ready to serve! I grew up eating my dad’s absolutely amazing ribs. It was […]

Slow Cooker Caramelized Onions

Put your slow cooker to work to cook onions! All you need is onions, a little butter, a slow cooker and some hands off time. If you’ve ever had caramelized onions, you know how absolutely amazing they are.  But making them on the stove top takes a really […]

Baseball Player

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by OxiClean™ through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about OxiClean™ all opinions are my own. Last year I officially became a “Baseball Mom” when my son signed up to play Little League baseball. This was my first experience having a […]

Pineapple glazed ham cooked in the Crock Pot is served with fresh pineapple on the side. Great for Easter!

Slow Cooker Pineapple Ham is an easy and delicious dinner perfect for special occasions or any night. Smoked ham is cooked in pineapple juice, brown sugar and mustard and then glazed at the end for a sweet main dish. Aside from sandwiches, we don’t really eat much ham. […]

Braised in a red wine marinade all day in a slow cooker, beef short ribs fall right off the bone. Serve this delicious meal for company.

Slow cooker beef short ribs become an easy and elegant meal when cooked in a wine sauce in the slow cooker.  I used Hearty Burgundy wine provided by Gallo Family Vineyard, as part of Mom It Forward Blogger Network, to cook the ribs low and slow for a […]

Cabbage rolls in tomato sauce

Slow cooker cabbage rolls are moister and more flavorful than ones baked in the oven. Stuffed with beef and rice and simmered in a tomato sauce all day long, this comfort food makes enough to feed families. Cabbage rolls, or stuffed cabbage, are one of my all time […]