Have you done your Easter dinner shopping yet? Shopping Tips and Recipe Ideas! #HormelFamily

Disclosure: I am a Hormel Extended Family blogger. As a HEF blogger I receive promotional items on occasion, no other compensation is provided. Easter dinner!  I love the chaos that ensues when family gathers, the din of little cousins enjoying one another’s company (aka: running amok).   This weekend we’re headed to Texas to celebrate… [read more]

Mini Chicken Taquitos with Avocado Dipping Sauce – Perfect Snack for March Madness!

Now that your basketball brackets are all filled out and March Madness is in full swing what better way is there to watch all the fun basketball games than to enjoy them with some yummy food!  If any of you are having guests over for a big game or just sitting around the house with your spouse and… [read more]

Indulge without guilt! Whole Fruit Sorbet – Review

Have you ever sat down and eaten an entire pint of ice cream?  Well just this week my husband and I sat down to try out the new frozen dessert from Whole Fruit Sorbet and finished off a whole pint between the two of us!  I couldn’t believe it!  But once we opened the Mango Sorbet… [read more]

How do you dress a spud? Delicious ideas for your favorite tuberous stem!

What do you think of that title?  Sounds appetizing, eh?  Yes, the potato is indeed a “tuberous stem”–a part of the nightshade family, actually. Did you know February is Idaho Potato Lovers month?  I get a kick out of all the special food days and months there are in the year.  National Ice Cream day,… [read more]

Join me at Thanksgiving Point for the Really Big Cooking Show! Spring Edition! – #Utah

Does anyone remember “The Really Big Cooking Show” I went to back in November at Thanksgiving Point?  Well, it was an event that featured cooking demonstrations, recipes, other culinary helps and giveaways.  They had vendor booths featuring food, jewelry, kitchen products and more!  I had so much fun that I just had to go again when I found… [read more]

Valentines Day Popcorn Balls #Recipe

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For Christmas this year I received a popcorn popper and I was so excited.  We have been married for over 7 years and have never owned one!  I am always pining recipes that use popcorn and I can never make them, that is until now!  So I was very excited to try out a new recipe… [read more]

10 Delicious Soups to warm you from the inside out! #Recipe #HormelFamily

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The cold months of winter.  Don’t they make you just crave a blazing fire in the fireplace, a nice cozy blanket, and a bowl of warm soup? I’m always looking for delicious new recipes to try so I asked some of my blogger friends for their favorite soup recipes that they’ve made.  These recipes are… [read more]

Shari’s Berries is a delicious Valentine’s Day gift that is sure to impress!

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I have a confession. Neither my husband nor I are great gift givers.  Come Valentines Day we always write each other cards or letters full of romantic sentiment.  But when it comes to finding great gifts both of us seem to fall short.  Well, except for that time almost three years ago when I gave… [read more]

Sunday Sweet Treats: Cake Mix Ice Cream Sandwiches! #Recipe

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Do you ever check out the recipes on the back of your food packaging?  I don’t know where I’ve been all these years, but I just discovered the yumminess of Cake Mix cookies! If you haven’t tried them yet, they are a MUST! The Husband is a huge chocolate fan so the other day I… [read more]

Homemade Creamy Potato Soup

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I love soup. Especially in the winter time. I love how it just warms me to the bones and it is such a comfort food for me. And this potato soup recipe is one of my favorites. It is just so creamy and delicious and my husband and kids just devour it! So I thought… [read more]

Help ThinkThin and Dream Foundation grant wishes for adults with life-threatening illness + #Giveaway!

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  ThinkThin, maker of delicious, gluten-free, high-protein, low to no sugar foods to help you stay on the path to your healthiest weight, has teamed up with the Dream Foundation this holiday season to help fulfill the wishes of Adults with life-threatening illnesses and their families. To do this thinkThin needs your help! Getting in the… [read more]

Need to spice up the holiday menu? Check out these #holiday #recipes! #HormelFamily

Chicken and Salsa Tortilla Bites

As I’ve mentioned in my post about fun traditions to start during the holidays, this will be our first year celebrating Christmas at our own home.  In years past we’ve gone to my parent’s house or to my in-laws’.  This year we’ll be staying at our own home.  Though we aren’t expecting any company, I… [read more]

Kids in the Kitchen–Candy Cane Chocolate Covered Pretzels!

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On Wednesday we invited a couple of the neighbor kids over for a fun little treat making! I’d just seen these cute Candy Cane Chocolate Covered Pretzels over at Cookin’ Canuck, one of my favorite cooking blogs.  –Just a little plug here–Dara, the author of Cookin Canuck, is wonderful, an amazing cook, great photographer, and… [read more]

Holiday Cooking! 6 Delicious treats your kids will love to help you make!

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There are very few kids who don’t love to get into the kitchen with mom and dad.  When they get to make something sweet they’re all the more excited.  Here are 4 treats that will have your kids licking their lips…and their fingers! Thanksgiving Pilgrims Hat Cookie  click the link above for the recipe With… [read more]