All Things Creative: The Recipe Edition | 50+ Must Make Recipes

50+ Delicious Must-Make Recipes - All Things Creative, The Foodie Edition

How can is be July 29th already?  Summer why are you going by so quickly??   It's the last Tuesday of the month AGAIN and of course that means it's time for the July edition of our fun "All Things Creative" series and we have an awesome collection of recipes for you this … [Read more...]

That Time Claire Disappeared | Outlander Episode One

Outlander Series Premiering on TWC 7

Thank you to Time Warner Cable for sponsoring this post.  All opinions, and my utter love for the Outlander series, are completely my own.  I didn't mean to go missing, really. It just sort of happened. Sort of. If you've ever curled up with a great book and have "gotten lost" for … [Read more...]

Perfect Pairings | Date Night Made Easy

Perfect Pairings - Date Night at PF Changs

Thank you to P.F. Chang's for sponsoring this post and our fun date night.  All opinions are 100% my own. As parents of three boys, making time for a date night together can be a challenge.  There is always a reason to put it off because the reality is we are too busy, even in … [Read more...]

Muffin Tin Corn Dogs & A Giveaway | Best Of The Weekend Party

Muffin Tin Corn Dogs

Happy Friday once again!  So excited to get this party started but first I have to share a super fun giveaway with you all! To celebrate the grand opening of my pal Kristi's new blog Kristi's Paintbrush, we've teamed up to giveaway $50 in Modern Masters paint AND a $150 Visa Gift Card so … [Read more...]

Stories Of A Garage | Organization Part One

Garage Before

So I'm going to ask you to come with me to a scary place. It's a scary story and, although the verdict is still out, we are hoping for a happy ending.  Step into my garage, will you? ::insert climactic, dramatic music here:: (picture "Psycho"). Yes, I feel shame. I feel like we JUST cleaned … [Read more...]

Making French Baguettes | Baking 101

Making French Baguettes by ALittleClaireification for Jellibean Journals

"Heaven... I'm in heaven... and my heart beats so that I can hardly speak..."   I have always loved that song and if I had to venture a guess about what heaven must smell like it might possibly be the smell of fresh bread baking.  That smell... wafting through a bakery or a cafe. Or my … [Read more...]

Homemade Cinnamon Peach Ice Cream | Made Healthier With Kefir

Cinnamon Peach Ice Cream at PM 5

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Lifeway Kefir.  As always, all opinions are 100% my own. #CollectiveBias Ahh, juicy peaches. There isn't much that screams Summer more than a kid with sticky fingers and peach juice running down his chin.  Unless … [Read more...]

Easy Italian Recipes & More | Best Of The Weekend Party

Easy Italian Recipes at

Happy Friday my friends!  So glad you are all here for the party once again and we can't wait to see what you have been up to this past week.  YOUR fabulous links are featured across all FIVE of our blogs and your party hosts are: Cindy at Little Miss Celebration, Deb at Cooking On the … [Read more...]

Beauty 101: Nail Art For Beginners | Welcome My Newest Addiction

Beauty 101 Nail Art For Beginners

As part of our new monthly contributor series, I am thrilled to welcome our Beauty Contributor Laura from My Newest Addiction!  Laura has so many fantastic beauty tips and tricks and I'm so happy to have her as part of the ALC team.  Here's Laura! ***************************** Hi it's me … [Read more...]

A Skinny (Birthday) Mai Tai Recipe

Skinny Birthday Mai Tai by 2

I made my Sweet’N Low Skinny Birthday Mai Tai as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #SweetNLowStars So yesterday was my birthday (although I like to consider it my birthday week!!) and I need to share a couple of things as I am "getting up there in age". ;)   First, after 40, … [Read more...]

For My Birthday: A Gourmet Tuna Melt Recipe by Cooking With Curls

Gourmet Tuna Melt by 3

I am recovering from a few fun days at the Haven Conference in Atlanta AND, today is actually my birthday (woohoo!) so the fabulous Lisa is here to share yet another amazing recipe that has me drooling.  What a birthday treat! Here's Lisa! ********************** Hi there! My name is Lisa and … [Read more...]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Icebox Dessert

Chocolate Peanut Butter Icebox Dessert

Did any of you watch Charlie Brown when you were younger?  Of course you did.  I still remember looking forward to the specials that would come on and I loved Snoopy's "Suppertime" dance.  Whenever I say "Summertime" I actually always think of that. And whenever I say Summertime I … [Read more...]

An Easy DIY Reversible Apron & More | Best Of The Weekend Party

DIY Reversible Apron

Happy Friday and greetings from Atlanta!  I am traveling once again - this time to Haven Conference - but that's not going to stop this party from getting started, no way!  So glad you've joined us!  YOUR fabulous links are featured across all FIVE of our blogs and your party hosts … [Read more...]

Grilled Chicken With Raspberry Chipotle BBQ Sauce | Joyful Healthy Eats


Hi friends! I am currently in Atlanta at the fabulous Haven Conference.  I know I will have a ton to share when I get back but in the meanwhile, I've invited one of my favorite food blogger friends over to share a delicious recipe so y'all show her some love.  Here's Krista! Juicy … [Read more...]

Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake Bars | A New Adventure

Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake Bars PM2

Well I am headed to yet another conference this morning - this one is the Haven Conference in Atlanta.  So much to learn, old friends to hug and new friends to meet.  I can't wait!   And, in a round about way, that brings us to these delicious Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake … [Read more...]