Getting Back into the Football Spirit with a Homegating Party! #KHGametime

Disclosure: This blog post was sponsored by KING’S HAWAIIAN® but the opinions are all my own. Bring on the college football! It’s been several years since my family were avid college football fans, but now that we’ve moved back to Provo, Utah–our alma mater–we’re “true blue through and through” once again. This season BYU started out with… [read more]

Eat Smart Salad Kits – Protein and Vitamin Packed Goodness!

Oh, my gosh! My life is just go, Go, GO! these days. Sometimes it seems that I hardly have time to stop and catch my breath. Get up. Get the kids breakfast. Get the 8 year old off to school (that’s a fun one because we bike to school). Shower. Get ready for the day. Get… [read more]

The Best Granola Bar Recipe! Nut-free, Gluten-free, and So Yummy!

So, I feel like I had to call this recipe “Perfect, Chewy Granola Bars” because this isn’t my first granola bar recipe. While this isn’t my first granola bar recipe, this is my best granola bar recipe! I’m so excited to have perfected my previous chewy granola bar recipe! The last chewy granola bar recipe I… [read more]

Earn Money for Your School In a Way Your Family Will Love

The other day I told you about how I collected a ton of Box Tops for Education for my sons’ school when I was at Walmart doing my weekly shopping trip. For those who aren’t familiar with the Box Tops for Education program, it is a program that lets you clip the pink Box Tops… [read more]

T-Fal Excite Cookware Review + Garlic Shrimp Pasta Recipe #Tfallback2school Contest and Giveaway

Disclosure: I received samples to facilitate this post. All opinions are honest and are my own. The new school year is upon us, yet again. The days of warm nights by the campfire and sunburns at the pool are being replaced with textbooks and essays. While I will miss the warm weather, I love the… [read more]

Ladybug Cupcakes Recipe + Cute as a Bug Ladybug Birthday Party Ideas!

My boys were absolutely fascinated with ladybugs this spring. I had never seen so many ladybugs in my life as I saw this last spring in Louisiana! It was amazing! My two youngest especially, loved to hunt ladybugs to catch. They loved to pick them and let the crawl around on their hands. Little Z… [read more]

Heavenly 4th of July S’mores Pie Recipe #LetsMakeSmores

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LetsMakeSmores #CollectiveBias #sponsored Y’all, I don’t bake. And when I do, it doesn’t always turn out so well. (And when it does turn out well, I’m so excited about it that I usually blog it.) I’m not a… [read more]

Neoflam MIDAS Plus Cookware Review + Gluten-free Blueberry Crisp Recipe & Giveaway 

My husband and I have been trying to purge our house of unnecessary things lately. I feel like we are surrounded by so much clutter. While our house is probably no worse than most as far as clutter goes, we both function best when our house is clean and uncluttered. Our kitchen has been a… [read more]

Grilled Chicken Fajita Bowls with Cilantro Lime Rice #PinterestRemakes

Grilled Chicken Fajita Bowl with Cilantro Lime Rice Fajitas are one of my favorite dishes! In college I used to make them for snack after a long day at school. Unfortunately, since our family has pretty much eliminated wheat–dad and the two older boys can’t eat it–I haven’t indulged in fajitas much lately. They just… [read more]

Coca-Cola Baby Back Ribs Recipe + Saying Goodbye to Good Friends

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareSmiles #CollectiveBias We are about to turn a page in our lives, to begin a new chapter. In just 6 weeks we will pack up all our belongings and head 1,400 miles across the country. Our time here… [read more]

Sautéed Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto

Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto A couple months ago I was in Bed Bath and Beyond and saw a cool kitchen gadget I’d never seen before. It was an inexpensive little handheld spiral vegetable slicer. I’m not generally an impulse purchaser, and especially when it comes to “as seen on TV” products, but veggie noodles… [read more]

Big Hero 6 Movie Night + Gluten-free Honey Lemon Bars Recipe!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BigHero6Release #CollectiveBias Movie nights are a big deal at our house. During the week my boys watch educational shows for their TV time, but on Wednesday and Friday, to break things up a bit, they get to have… [read more]

White Chocolate Drizzled, Honey Cinnamon Caramel Popcorn Recipe

  Let’s just stop for a minute so we can all drool over that picture…. Doesn’t that White Chocolate Drizzled, Honey Cinnamon Caramel Popcorn look to die for! There are just two desserts I can eat to the point of regret (well, not regret of indulgence, just regretting the consequence). THIS is one of them…. [read more]

Homemade Kefir – Save Money and Learn How to Make Your Own Kefir

  I have the pleasure (?) of having three lactose intolerant children.  I think my kids all turned out pretty cute so I know my husband and my genes aren’t totally incompatible. Unfortunately, however, all of my children have some fairly serious food intolerances and allergies. I stayed off dairy for 18 months while I breastfed… [read more]