Avocado Salad

Avocado Salad – A healthy and colorful salad featuring avocado, tomato, cucumber, basil and a splash of lemon! This week officially marks the beginning of summer! Woo hoo! I’ve been having so much fun watching my little herb garden grow over the past few weeks. There are so many delicious recipes I have floating around in my head that I want to make! So, here’s a sneak peek at my little herb garden. This year I’m growing basil, cilantro, rosemary, {Read More}

Summer Popsicle Party With Free Printables

Summer Popsicle Party With FREE Printables! What a cute idea and party theme for summer! SCHOOL’S OUT FOR SUMMER! This past week Dane finished 1st grade and Cora wrapped up preschool. They’ve been counting down the days to summer break and looking forward to lots of fun in the sun! Aren’t we all?! I thought the perfect way to kick off the start of summer was by throwing a popsicle party! There’s nothing better than enjoying a cold, delicious ice pop {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}

Triple Berry Shortcake Salad

Triple Berry Shortcake Salad – An easy and delicious summer salad loaded with berries and hints of shortcake. One of my favorite recipes! Perfect for Memorial Day and 4th of July!! I’m getting so excited for Memorial weekend. Each year, Memorial weekend is our first FULL weekend up at our lake cabin, and we look forward to spending it with friends and family. We had big plans this past Saturday to put the finishing touches on everything up there – power {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}

Nature Hunt Bingo

Ahhh, the great outdoors in the summer. The fresh air, the beautiful sounds, the vibrant colors. When I was young, I would often sit on the steps of our back porch in silence, just taking it all in. Mother Nature is absolutely breath-taking, and now that I’m a parent, I want my children to experience it and appreciate it just as much as I do! Today I’m sharing a FREE Nature Hunt Bingo printable that will get your family out and about, {Read More}

Painting With Bubbles

There’s just something magical about bubbles when you’re a child. Heck, there’s something magical about bubbles even when you’re an adult. 🙂 In the warm spring and summer months, we love to spend our time outside, drawing with sidewalk chalk and playing with bubbles. It’s a whole lotta’ fun, and it keeps the kiddos, and the dog, AND me, entertained for hours! I’m so excited to be over at Melissa & Doug blog sharing a tutorial on painting with bubbles {Read More}

100+ Delicious Summer BBQ Recipes

Here in Wisconsin we’re having such beautiful weather this weekend! Today, it’s supposed to be in the high 70’s! Our family is spending time up north at our lake cabin, putting the dock in, planting flowers and getting things ready for Memorial Weekend. It’s the beginning of my favorite time of year. I love the warmth, the longer days and all the fun that summer brings. . .not to mention the delicious food! That’s why today I’m sharing my ten {Read More}

Kool-Aid Sherbet Slushie

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PourMoreFun #CollectiveBias This week the weather has been in the mid 50’s. To some of you, that may sound cold for this time of year, but for here in Wisconsin, it’s pretty normal. I’ll take it, considering we got four inches of snow just last week. That’s all behind us now (I hope), and we’re all looking forward to the warmer temps. The {Read More}

Strawberry Spinach Salad

I’m super excited about welcoming in spring and summer. I look forward to the warmer weather ahead, trips to the farmer’s market and weekends up at the lake. This is truly my favorite time of the year. The days are longer, I have more energy and I wake up happy and ready to start my day. . .even on Mondays. Crazy, right? In the warmer months my cravings change from comfort foods to fresh foods. The Strawberry Spinach Salad I’m sharing today {Read More}