Nine Amazing DIY Body Scrubs | Mother’s Day Gift Ideas You Can Make

Nine Amazing DIY Body Scrubs

On Monday I shared a fabulous Mother's Day Wish Basket Giveaway and then I got to thinking about how many fantastic DIY Body Scrubs I have seen lately and how I have never tried that myself. They are clearly so easy to make and I just LOVE a nice hot bath and a good exfoliating scrub (hello, Summer … [Read more...]

Mama Needs A Vacation | Mother’s Day Wish Basket Giveaway!

Mothers Day Wish Basket PM 2

I hope you all had a beautiful Easter or Passover!  I have been SO excited about this giveaway and, with the craziness at work over the last couple of weeks, I can attest that this Mama needs a vacation so that is the theme of my giveaway basket. See, I've teamed up with eighteen amazing bloggers … [Read more...]

Hawaiian Grilled Cheese & More | Best Of The Weekend Party

1_ Hawaiian Grilled Cheese

Happy Friday and welcome to the party!!  I have missed you all and sorry I have been MIA for about a week due to a rather large project at work and I am SO ready for the party and for the weekend ahead!  How was your week? As always, Cindy, Lisa, Nichi and I are looking forward to seeing what … [Read more...]

Winning The Battle With Our Lawn (Part 2)

Side Yard Before & After

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Scotts Turf Builder for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Happy Easter weekend!!  The weather here is beautiful and I think we can finally get an official handle on our yard to get ready for Summer. If you recall, a couple of months … [Read more...]

Lemon Pistachio Ice Box Pie | 12 Spring Desserts

Lemon Ice Box Pie 2

While I adore lemon desserts, pistachios aren't really safe around here either.  My Husband is addicted and he shells and eats them almost as soon as we buy them, so they disappear pretty quickly. I thought this Lemon Pistachio Ice Box Pie would be a sweet surprise for a Spring dessert, but … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Nanaimo Cake & More | Best Of The Weekend Party

1_ Layer Cake

Happy Friday and welcome to the party, from Lisa, Cindy, Nichi and myself!  After this past week I know that, at least for me, it is a HUGE "TGIF!!" today, but I also have a busy work weekend ahead so for now we can have a little party fun, right? As always, we are looking forward to seeing what … [Read more...]

Chilaquiles Mexican Crockpot Chicken Soup Recipe

Chilaquiles Crock Pot Chicken Soup PM5

You know what time it is?  It's slow cooker time!  Due to our hectic schedules there is actually a LOT of slow cooker time around here.  If I only I could get it together to post them all, but let me tell you this Chilaquiles Mexican Crockpot Chicken Soup is a keeper.  It was delicious and is so … [Read more...]

Delicious Eggs & Egg Shaped Recipes | $400 Wilton Armetale Giveaway

Wilton Armetale Egg Platter

Versatility is a beautiful thing and as a busy working Mom I cannot tell you how much I love to find ways to save time and also to find products that serve multiple purposes.  When I came home to find this gorgeous Wilton Armetale Flutes & Pearls Egg Tray waiting at my door, I was thrilled and I … [Read more...]

Spring Craft Ideas & More | Best Of The Weekend Party

Spring Tulip Wreath

Happy Friday once again and a big "Welcome to the party!!" from Lisa, Cindy, Nichi and myself!  We've been waiting on YOU so now we can get started, right??  We are looking forward to seeing what you've been up to for the past week.   Your latest and greatest recipes, crafts, DIY projects and … [Read more...]

My Favorite French Onion Soup | Life Ingredients

French Onion Soup PM3

Everyone has a different idea of "comfort food" and I actually have quite a few things on my favorites list because... mmmm.  Com.Fort.Foooood.  Making homemade French Onion Soup is one comfort food, albeit untraditional, that the Husband and I truly love and the first time I remember making this … [Read more...]

Ehh, What’s Up Doc? | 22 Carrot Craft & Recipe Ideas

Carrot Craft Ideas - Easter Fun With Carrots

I don't know about your "hip hop" skills, but nonetheless it's all things CARROTS over here today for a little Easter inspiration! Here are a bunch of super fun and delicious carrot craft & recipe ideas that would even make Bugs Bunny proud. Starting with the crafts: Clockwise From Top … [Read more...]

Easy Cheddar Bacon Crescent Poppers | Ready To POP!

Cheddar Bacon Poppers PM 5

It's Spring and it seems like every time I turn around flowers AND babies are "popping" up everywhere! In honor of that very thing, a bunch of us are throwing a virtual baby shower today to celebrate TWO very special gals - Kelly from Life Made Sweeter and Hilary from My Own Blog Review - and the … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday To Our Very Own Grumpy Cat – Meet Arwen

Grumpy Cat Diaries

This post brought to you by Triad Retail Media. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you have a cat?  Is he or she grumpy?  Ours is a complete diva and she is definitely grumpy sometimes.  This is Arwen.  She is named after the fabulous elven princess from J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord Of The Rings" series. … [Read more...]

Delicious Lemon Macarons & More | Best Of The Weekend Party

Lemon Macarons

Hi friends!  How has this last week been treating you?  I've heard from a few Northern friends that they still have snow.  It must end soon, right?? I have to remind you about a SUPER fun project that one of my fave bloggy friends, Amy over at Ms. Toody Goo Shoes, and I are doing for … [Read more...]

Pasta Aglio e Olio | La Famiglia & Grandma’s Recipes

Aglio e Olio Recipe PM 6

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pompeian. I think we all have at least one family tradition that we celebrate and many times food marks some fond memories for us.  Whether it's an annual traditional meal or just a reminder of someone we love. A few years ago my Husband's … [Read more...]