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Cornbread and Chicken Casserole

Need a quick and easy appetizer recipe? This baked cheese appetizer only needs 3 ingredients that can all be store bought and put together quickly.

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Red White Blue slider

Celebrate summer with red white and blue food! These Fourth of July recipes include ideas for everything from desserts to savory snacks! Great for Labor Day and Memorial Day, too.   Nothing says summer like all things red, white, and blue! This 4th of July serve up a buffet […]

The Kia Sorento 2016

A few weeks ago my family and I had the opportunity to test drive a 2016 Kia Sorento for a week thanks to our partnership with DriveShop.  I think we all shed a few tears when the Sorento left!   A few years ago, when our very old […]

Red White and Blue Vanilla Fudge Recipe

Turn easy vanilla fudge into a star spangled sweet with one of our favorite easy 4th of July dessert recipes! Fudge is one of my favorite dessert recipes to make.  Probably because it doesn’t require any baking. My butter pecan fudge recipe is out of this world amazing! Fudge […]


This post was sponsored by Doctor On Demand as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. Allergy season is officially in full swing.  You’d think living in the desert that we don’t deal with allergies, but they are actually pretty horrible here. My husband deals with seasonal […]

Use up summer's bounty with these fun zucchini recipes! Turn zucchini in to noodles and make one of these recipes - from salads to casseroles - you are sure to find a few to love.

Summer means zucchini and lots of it!  Check out these fun healthy recipes for zucchini noodles and other vegetable “noodles!” I love zucchini.  For years sauteed zucchini and summer squash made regular appearances at our summer dinner table. But after learning how to make zucchini noodles last summer, […]

Fried Ice Cream for a Party

Fried Ice cream is one of my all time favorite desserts! But a deep fried ice cream recipe just seems like a bit much even for me. So I fake it instead. A vanilla ice cream mixture is enveloped by a crunchy cereal crust creating an amazing fried […]

Snoopy Knotts Plane

If you are looking for a Southern California theme park adventure then these Great Tips For Visiting Knott’s Berry Farm are just what you need. Knott’s Berry Farm is a great family friendly amusement park nestled between San Diego and Los Angeles. Knott’s is a full fledged park complete […]

Wood Fish Frame

Do you have a fisherman in your life? Make him this adorable rustic fish frame for a homemade Father’s Day gift! One of my husband’s favorite past times as a kid was fishing in the Long Island sound.  He’s passed on that love of fishing to our kids. […]


Margarita tequila shots are a tasty, but easier version of margaritas. Only two ingredients!   Hi! It’s Chelsey from DIY Budget Girl back with another amazing cocktail recipe! Back story: in January, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. Right after that, a large mass was found in her […]

Slow cooker Best

The secret to choosing the best slow cooker for your family is to understand how a slow cooker works! Are you ready to give cooking in a slow cooker a try?  It’s a wonderful way to prepare your family’s meals without having to spend hours in the kitchen […]