Chicken Vegetable Soup

Chicken Soup With Vegetables

*This post contains Amazon Affiliate links to make your shopping easier* One of my favorite types of food to eat is comfort food. I am not sure if it's because I am from the South or if I like how it makes me all happy inside. Lately, since it is cold and flu season, I have started to make soups. One of my favorite soups to make and serve my family is Chicken Vegetable Soup. This soup tasted so good; so good my pickiest eater asked for more! I love soup, but I really love soup that is loaded with vegetables. The great thing about my Chicken Vegetable Soup is that you can add as many vegetables as you want and it will still taste great. This recipe is simple, however it does take a little bit of time. I purchased a small … [Read more...]

SNICKERS Marshmallow Fluff Dip

Snickers Marshmallow Dip

*This shop was compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are my own. #BigGameTreats #CollectiveBias* It's that time of year in our home, when we all get ready for the Big Game. While most people are deciding on what team to root for, my family, which consists of mostly girls, will be preparing for our Big Game menu. We love to have a variety of foods to serve that consist of anything from salty to sweet and healthy to really unhealthy. One Big Game treat we will be making this year is our famous and delicious SNICKERS® Marshmallow Fluff Dip. It is not only easy to make but with SNICKERS as a main ingredient, it is so good! Before I could make my dip I had to stop by Walmart to grab the ingredients.  SNICKERS M … [Read more...]

5 Stress Free Valentine Date Ideas

5 Stress Free Valentine Date Ideas

Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Stores will be filled with pink hearts and high priced flowers and restaurants will be overbooked and traffic will be ridiculous. After being married for over 19 years, I have realized that while Valentine's Day is wonderful because it represents love, it doesn't have to be stressful. So many people allow the stress of Valentine's Day to overshadow what the true meaning of this day is about. I have provided a list of 5 stress free Valentine date ideas that will guarantee you a stress free, memorable and fun day.  Get Rid of the Kids and Stay Home: Find a babysitter for at least 4 or more hours. I know this is not always easy on Valentine's Day but there is possibly a teenager that would li … [Read more...]

Pepperoni Pizza Popcorn

Pepperoni Pizza Popcorn

*This post is brought to you by Pop Secret, my favorite light and fluffy popcorn that brings families together* One of my family's favorite snacks is popcorn; I swear my girls could eat it almost every day. We normally pop our corn when we need a quick and light snack, during play time, study time or during family movie time. Sometimes I like to jazz up the popcorn to get my family excited and to make their taste buds and tummy happy. The other night my girls had a friend over and wanted to order pizza and since this mom is cheap, I decided to make them the next best thing, Pepperoni Pizza Popcorn featuring Pop Secret. Pepperoni Pizza Popcorn is so easy to make and the great thing about it is that you can change up the pizza … [Read more...]

5 Reasons I Don’t Make New Year’s Resolutions

Why I Don't Make New Year Resolutions

At the start of each year, you are asked if you've eaten your black eyed peas and if you have made your New Year's Resolutions. Each year I can honestly say that I always eat my black eyed peas but never make resolutions and for very good reason. Let me tell you the 5 reasons I don't make New Year's resolutions.  I have a horrible memory. In the past I have thought out and even written down resolutions but then after the first week I have forgotten what they were or I have lost the piece of paper I wrote them down on. I can't stay focused on too many things. Along with my every day life activities, like keeping my kids alive, I have a really hard time taking focus off of them and focusing on not putting that sugary treat in my … [Read more...]

Simple Lasagna

Simple Lasagna

*Red Gold Tomatoes was nice enough to send me an awesome pack of Red Gold products to create an amazing lasagna recipe* Who doesn't love an easy and simple lasagna recipe? A simple but delicious recipe that will allow you that extra time you want to spend with your family instead of spending it in the kitchen. Red Gold Tomatoes recently launched a new campaign "Food Brings People Together", it highlights the role that so many people think food plays in bringing families and friends together. This is important to the Red Gold company because they are a family owned and operated company that works with local family farms to grow their great tasting tomatoes. To help celebrate Red Gold's 2nd Annual "Red Gold Simple Gourmet Lasagna Party", I h … [Read more...]

Smile with Confidence

Smile with Confidence with Smile Brillant

*Smile Brilliant was nice enough to send me a teeth whitening kit for review. All opinions are my own* It's a new year and we all have new goals. Some of us might not be able to stick with our goals, but while we try we should look and feel confident about ourselves. One thing that helps me feel confident is a white smile. Your teeth are one of the first things that people notice when they meet you, so getting that smile is important but with Smile Brilliant it's easy. Smile Brilliant is a teeth whitening system that is more effective than any other system on the market because it provides you with custom fitting trays, so with trays that are custom fitted you can guarantee you will smile with confidence. Smile Brilliant is an easy … [Read more...]