Absolutely Incredible Real Pumpkin Mocha Latte Recipe

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Okay, my friends, I am SUPER hyped up on on caffeine right now because I just drank like 6 real pumpkin mocha lattes to make sure I got the recipe just right. I may not be able to cook elaborate meals, but I don’t mess around when coffee is involved, especially considering today happens to be International Coffee Day. This recipe is actually inspired by the two largest (and competing) coffee chains in the US. I go to my local Dunkin Donuts like every other day. The girl who works the night shift is fantastic. She makes everything just right. […] Read more »

9 Wondrous Facts About Tea + Tips for Finding Your Perfect Cup with TeaBox

Check out my TeaBox review and see how a quick quiz can net you the perfect cuppa! Plus, read 9 fun facts about tea!

Ready for some wondrous facts about tea? Here’s the first one: Did you know that there are literally endless varieties of tea out there? Think about it! Just about any edible herb can be turned into a tea, and the combinations are never-ending.  I know I come across as strictly a coffee drinker, but I actually really love drinking tea too! During the summer, I live on the iced version. Once the nights turn chilly, I switch to hot tea. I also drink it whenever I’m feeling under the weather. There’s just something about a good cup of tea to soothe […] Read more »

Pound Cake & Peaches Sundae Recipe with Breyers Natural Vanilla Ice-Cream

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Breyers. All opinions are 100% mine. Who’s feeling peachy today? I know I am! I just indulged in a supremely delicious Pound Cake & Peaches sundae that I made all by myself. Well, with help from Breyers and Chef Antonia Lofaso. Still, I pulled it off myself, which is something to be pretty proud of, don’t you think? Here’s a secret: the recipe is insanely easy, yet it really looks makes you look like you’re a super chef or something! Here’s another secret: Breyers now sources milk and cream from […] Read more »

Satisfy Your Hunger When Life Gets Hectic With ZonePerfect®

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Last week I shared my ZonePerfect® shopping experience at Target and how easy it is to grab a delicious snack on the go at one of my favorite stores. Today, I’ll tell you what makes it such a perfect snack!   Did you know that this was my LAST week to sleep in before school starts? Monday is Jake’s first day of 5th grade and I’m running around like a crazy person. I thought I had everything on his list, but of course, there are still things to do. He needs a haircut, a new lunchbox and some odds and […] Read more »

Support Your School While Feeding Your Family with Tyson Project A+™

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This post is brought to you by Tyson®. All opinions are my own. We all want to help support our children’s schools any way we can. Sometimes, it’s hard, though. We don’t always have a ton of extra time to volunteer for school fairs or a ton of extra cash for all those fundraisers that come home. I really love when I can support my son’s school while also doing something I already do everyday: feed my family. With Tyson Project A+™, that just got easier. Support Your School with Tyson Project A+™ The Tyson Project A+™ lets you support […] Read more »

Easy Cheesy Hot Dogs in a Dash With Bar-S

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bar-S Foods for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. With a summer full of rainy days, you have to grab every chance you can to get out there and have BBQ! I kid you not, it rained for about five weeks straight every weekend! Even the days that the weather promised to be sunny, it rained! When the weather broke, it broke hard! We went from bundling up in sweatshirts to “are you kidding me?” hot literally over night! Sal and I took the kids to his parent’s community pool practically […] Read more »

Grab ZonePerfect® at Target for a Quick & Easy Snack

Grab ZonePerfect® at Target for a Quick & Easy Snack

Target is one of my favorite places to shop. It’s so bright and cheery, plus they have pretty much everything I need, including great snacks! With back to school season coming up fast, I’ve been stocking up like crazy not just on snacks for my son, but also on quick “pick me ups” for myself. Finding Perfect Snacks on the go at Target Talk about needing a quick pick-me-up! The day I went to Target was a looong day. I didn’t sleep well at all the night before, then I got up super early (for me on vacation, anyway). My […] Read more »

Crazy Easy Salted Caramel Apple Dip Recipe


The calendar my still say summer, but fall is on the way! It’s my favorite season for so many reasons. Halloween, death to the bugs, cooler weather, pretty leaves and super delicious fall treats! The only bad thing about it is back to school, I could do without that. I like sleeping in. To celebrate the coming fun fall season, I’m sharing a crazy-easy caramel apple dip recipe with you. I love caramel apples, but I’ll be honest, I only eat the outside part. You know, the ooey, gooey, messy caramel part! Then I ditch the innards. Bad, I know. […] Read more »

10 Scrumptious Labor Day Recipes from Appetizers to Desserts

Need a few delicious Labor Day recipes? How about 10 that take you from appetizer to dessert? Check out a few of my favorite Labor Day recipes from the best food bloggers around.

Need a few delicious Labor Day recipes? How about 10 that take you from appetizer to dessert? Check out a few of my favorite Labor Day recipes from the best food bloggers around.   Labor Day is such a depressing holiday for me because it’s the end of summer vacation. Then again, this year our school district decided to send kids back the Monday before, so it’s also a happy day because my son is off. We’re not really big Labor Day party people. I usually just sleep late then order in. If you’re planning a more festive event, though, here […] Read more »

Satisfy Your Cheesecake Cravings in a Flash with Fiber One Cheesecake Bars #FiberOneCheesecake

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fiber One. All opinions are 100% mine. I’m sure you knew that July 30th was National Cheesecake Day, but did you know that August is Fiber One Cheesecake Appreciation Month? After all, why should such an amazing dessert get only one day?  To celebrate, they’re launching a brand new, super incredibly delicious product: Fiber One Cheesecake Bars! The new bars come in two perfect flavors: Salted Caramel and Strawberry. I honestly can’t decide which one I like better, they’re both so tasty! As we know, cheesecake is like one of […] Read more »