Mini Chocolate Cake Recipe

Easy Chocolate Cake for Two

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Duncan Hines for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Celebrate every day events with this perfect sized cake! Made with a box cake mix, this cake feeds 2-4 people making it the perfect complement to your everyday celebrations. If you’d asked me in early… 

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Family Recipes

Banana Pancakes

Oreo Peanut Butter Banana Pancakes

Oreo peanut butter banana pancakes are a fun and delicious way to start a weekend! All week long I make quick and easy breakfasts, which means mostly my kids eat cereal. I used to get up early and make big, filling breakfasts and they wouldn’t eat it.  You have to pick your battles and I… 

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Apple Berry Bliss Drink Recipe

Apple Berry Bliss Drink Recipe

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Juicy Juice® through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about Juicy Juice®, all opinions are my own. Looking for a refreshing new drink to start your day or serve as an after school snack? Check out this 4-ingredient Apple Berry Bliss… 

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Candy and Pecan Waffle Recipe

Fall Chocolate and Pecan Waffles

Celebrate fall at breakfast with these fun fall chocolate and pecan waffles! Add fall spice, pecans and fall colored chocolate candies for a great way to start off the new season. Bring on the reds, oranges and yellows, fall is almost here!  We will still be wearing shorts on Halloween so I have to fake… 

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Pumpkin Chex Muddy Buddy Recipe

Pumpkin Pie Chex Puppy Chow Recipe

Mix it up this fall with this pumpkin flavored Chex puppy chow recipe!  Five simple ingredients plus about 15 minutes are all you need to whip up a pumpkin pie treat everyone will love. One my favorite snacks is Chex puppy chow or muddy buddy mix.  I’m not sure where the different names came from… 

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Family Life

Beauty Back Back Smoother Bra

How to Fit A Bra

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Vanity Fair. I received product samples to facilitate my review and compensation to thank me for my participation. Have you wondered if your bra fits properly? Check out these tips on how to fit a bra from the experts at Vanity Fair and… 

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Get Dirty – and Clean – with Maytag

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Maytag for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I once saw a saying that defined boys as noise with dirt on it. That pretty much sums up my son.  When we go on vacation, I pack twice the amount of clothing for him than I… 

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Easy Crafts

Back to school

Back to School: DIY Locker Tote

Get ready for back to school with a quick and easy DIY Locker Tote to help keep your kid's academic belongings from overflowing.  Small handles on each side are perfect for looping over the hooks on each side and the boxed bottom helps keep it wide … [Read More...]

Homemade Orange Candle

Orange Creamsicle Homemade Scented Candles

Learning how to make scented candles is a fun and easy craft project that makes wonderful gifts. This orange scented candle is decorated with orange sprinkles for a fun project that's great for kids. The candle making continues! After making a … [Read More...]

Looking for unique pool party accessories? Check out these napkin rings made from pool noodles! A quick and easy pool party decoration that will look great!

Pool Party Napkin Rings

Are you looking for the perfect pool party accessories? Then look no further than these adorable pool noodle napkin rings. You can make your own pool party napkin rings using nothing more than pool noodles and a knife, making them a fun but frugal … [Read More...]

Easy DIY Hair Bow Tutorial

How to Make Hair Bows Out of Ribbon

Love hair bows but not the price? Follow this easy DIY  tutorial and learn how to make hair bows out of ribbon in any color pattern you love!   Like most mothers of daughters, we have gone through many hair bows over the years. Mostly … [Read More...]

Family Travel

Healthy Travel Snacks

6 Snacks for Traveling with Kids

Need snacks for traveling this summer? Our summer road trips typically include quick convenience store stops and fast food chain drive thru’s.  But with some easy pre-planning,  pack and provide healthy snacks for travel.  Here are just 6 travel snack ideas that are not only good for you, but filling and tasty too. Plus many of them can… 

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Osh Kosh B'gosh girls clothes

Enjoy the Ride with Family Road Trip Games

I participated in a Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for OshKoshB’Gosh. I received an OshKosh B’Gosh gift card to facilitate my post and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Summer is here and for many families, including ours, that means it’s time for a road trip. I love a road… 

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Family Friendly Technology

Arlo Home Security System

Wireless Home Security with Arlo

Looking for a wireless home security system that is affordable? Check out Arlo from our sponsor, Netgear, who sent me a free product in exchange for my honest opinion.   For about the past year or so, I have been debating installing a home security system.  We’ve recently had an increase in home burglaries near… 

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Fishing with kids

Capture Family Memories with the Panasonic Lumix G7

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Panasonic. I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Summer is for being on the go! Capture memories this summer with the Panasonic Lumix G7 with 4K ultra HD capabilities so you will never miss a moment… 

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