Balance Your Plate Stouffer’s Family-Size Lasagna with Meat & Sauce

A big thanks to The Motherhood about ways to Balance Your Plate with Stouffer’s Family-Size Lasagna with Meat & Sauce. All opinions are my own.   Being a mom of 6 – with four kids being teens (and older) who are in and out and on the go and hardly home, dinners tend to be […]

Beyond Beef™ Vegan Chili Recipe + SWEEPSTAKES!

A big thanks to Beyond Beef™ for hosting this conversation!   Have you seen the Beyond Meat products at Whole Foods or any other store? You probably have, most stores carry Beyond Meat products. One of my teens is a vegetarian… working towards becoming vegan and one of my other teens is a health nut […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Milkshake Mess | Do You Let Your Kids Make Messes?

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Bounty #BountyatWalmart   Keyword… MESS. Yeah, we have a “safe” blender so the kids can’t get hurt with it and I let them make smoothies and shakes when they want to. Problem is… the mess. They are SO messy! We’ve had a tub of chocolate ice cream in the […]

Caramel Cashew Crunch Bars | MyMixx Shopping App

  Earlier this month I wrote about my first experience shopping at Jewel-Osco while using their new MyMixx shopping app. Then a couple weeks ago I wrote about how using the MyMixx shopping app helped me shop at the last minute for an unplanned slumber party and how it also helped me save a ton […]

Halloween Cake Pop Party! #Treats4All

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Treats4All #CollectiveBias   The holidays are exhausting when it comes to Emma and Becca, my teens. They always want to have a party. They’ll spend hours on line trying to find fun games and food for their parties. […]

Make the Best Italian Sub with Oscar Mayer Old World Style Pepperoni & Salami

    You might not know by looking at my pictures on Instagram or in blog posts, but I am Italian (Only half though). My Dad’s side of the family (and my maiden name) are DeSalvo.  Can that get anymore Italian?!? Grandpa came straight from Italy when he was a boy. Growing up, we ate […]

Cheesy Chicken and Rice Recipe with Success® Rice

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf Success® Rice.   School started last week and it’s been a little hard getting back into the groove of things. On top of that, I got a new daycare baby. She’s only 5 months old and up until now, she’s had a nanny taking care […]

Twinkie Banana Puddin’ Cake Recipe #TwinkieCookbook

I wrote this review while participating in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting (#MC) on behalf of Twinkies.I received samples and a promotional item to thank me for participating.   What pops into your mind when you think of Twinkies? When I think of Twinkies, I think of my childhood. My grandma used to keep […]

Frozen Fruity Yogurt Pops Recipe | Frozen Fruit Month (March)

A big thanks to Wyman’s of Maine for providing the frozen fruit for this post. All opinions are my own. Did you know that March was “Frozen Fruit Month”? I had no idea that “Frozen Fruit Month”  was such a thing but when I found out – I decided to make the kids Frozen Fruity […]

Slow Cooker Pizza Lasagna Recipe (No Boil) #NewTraDish

A big thanks to our friends at Ragú for hosting this conversation! I’ve said before that I only make about three dinners per week because I make enough for leftovers… well today was one of those days! I usually plan out my week and wake up in the morning and know what we’re having for […]

Triple Chocolate Marshmallow Milk Shake Recipe with #TruMoo

This conversation is brought to you by our friends at #TruMoo. It’s February and do you know what that means? The TruMoo special February flavor is Chocolate Marshmallow! We’ve always been TruMoo Chocolate and Vanilla milk fans (which are available year-round) but we’ve never tried the Chocolate Marshmallow flavor. And what a perfect time too […]

Fitness Friday 2014 | Healthy Egg White Muffin Recipe

Well, since it’s now January and all of the holidays have past, I suppose it’s time to get back in shape. I’ve really had a hard time these past six months. “Things” have led to me feeling depressed which in turn have led to me letting myself “go”. And boy… I have REALLY let myself […]

#CartonSmart Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe

This post brought to you by Carton Smart. All opinions are 100% mine. When it comes to cooking and baking, let’s think outside of the box for a moment. Instead of getting your ingredients out of a can… why not get them from a carton? Better yet, why not get them out of a carton […]

Kettle Corn Recipe Using Monk Fruit In The Raw

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Monk Fruit In The Raw. I received a promotional item and product sample as a thank you for participating. Have you ever used any of the In The Raw products? I started using Sugar In The Raw back in the 90’s. I […]

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