Chewy Sweet Potato Dog Treats

Chewy Sweet Potato Dog Treats – Homemade sweet potato treats your dog will do flips for! It’s almost fall, ya’ all. It’s been a little while since I made Belle some homemade dog treats, so I thought this would be a perfect time. Our family is headed to Disney World next week. We’re spending five days in the parks and then will be boarding the Disney Dream for a Bahamian cruise. It will be the first time our kids have ever {Read More}

Heavy Duty Homemade Window Cleaner

Heavy Duty Homemade Window Cleaner – a 3-ingredient DIY window cleaning solution perfect for dirty outdoor windows and glass surfaces! In the summer when we’re not up at the lake, you’ll often find me hanging out on our deck in the back of the house. We have a wooded backyard with a little creek running through it and I love to enjoy all the sights and sounds of summertime from the privacy of our deck. I have my little patio {Read More}

Berry Wine Spritzer

Berry Wine Spritzer – A delicious, refreshing and light sparkling spritzer infused with fresh berries and citrus! Such a wonderful summer drink recipe! For the past two weeks I’ve had an abundance of berries in my fridge. I’ve been snacking on them, making salads with them and using them in drinks.  Last week I shared this delicious recipe for homemade Pink Lemonade, and today we’re making a light and refreshing wine spritzer. In the summer, I daydream of sitting in {Read More}

Homemade Pink Lemonade

Pink Lemonade – Homemade pink lemonade made with fresh raspberries and lemons! So easy and so refreshing and delicious for a baby shower, summer party or picnic! The countdown to Memorial Day has begun, and it’s been so much fun thinking about the food and drinks we’ll be enjoying throughout the weekend. We’ll be spending the weekend up at our lake cabin and although the water will still be too cold to swim in, there are lots of other activities we’re {Read More}

Birthday Cake Crunch Ice Cream

Birthday Cake Crunch Ice Cream – A delicious and fun no-churn ice cream recipe with homemade vanilla magic shell and bits of vanilla sprinkle cake swirled throughout, then topped with Crunchkins™ birthday cake flavored candy! I don’t mean to brag, but me and my kids are what you would call. . .candy connoisseurs. For those of you who may have never heard of a candy connoisseur, it’s someone who has developed a refined palate for all things sweet, tart, tangy, {Read More}

Cotton Candy Lip Scrub

This cotton candy flavored lip scrub is perfect for sweet, kissable lips! One of the best homemade sugar scrubs out there! This post contains affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy. You know I can’t get through winters around here without my lip scrub. In fact, if I didn’t have a lip and skin regimen in the winter, my lips would crack off and I would just dry up. One of my favorite DIY recipes is this Vanilla Sugar Lip Polish made with coconut oil. Today, {Read More}

DIY Jewelry Cleaner

Happy New Year friends! I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and is ready to rock 2016! One of the most special gifts I received over Christmas was a Pandora bracelet from Josh. He had gotten me a Pandora bracelet years ago that I wore daily, and then this year, he surprised me with ANOTHER one! When comparing my old bracelet to my new bracelet, I noticed how beautiful, bright and shiny the band of my new bracelet was compared to {Read More}

Homemade Cheddar Chicken Strips

Raise your hand if you make a lot of “kid meals.” My husband, Josh, travels a lot, so that means a ton of weeknight meals for just the kids and me. Our children, like a lot of kids in this world, have a short list of foods they request ALL OF THE TIME. In fact, they would be happy to eat these things every night of the week if I would allow it. Here are my kiddos’ Top 5 Kid {Read More}

Banana Pup Pops

Banana Pup Pops – A creamy, homemade popsicle that your dog will love! Delicious and good for them too! This post may include affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. What to do, what to do with. . .VERY ripe bananas. Most people would make banana bread. Which I have also done in the past, but this time I opted for creating some delicious treats for our beautiful golden retriever, Belle. Banana Pup Pops! Also known as pupsicles or popsicles for dogs. No, no that’s {Read More}

Fresh Squeezed Lemonade: Perfect for a Pizza Date

Let me tell you about my month so far. IT HAS BEEN BUSY! That’s pretty much an understatement. For those who may have caught a glimpse of me, I’ve been running garage sales, getting kids off to camp, taking a bazillion conference calls, planning for a family trip, trying to keep the house in order, re-directing a mischievous puppy, and well. . .there’s more, but I need to take a minute and breathe. Yes, breathe. I forget to do that {Read More}