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Halloween Lunch Ideas with Printable Lunchbox Jokes

Halloween Lunch Ideas with Spooky Lunchbox Jokes Printable

It’s finally October, and one of my favorite months of the year since it’s Halloween month! I have some oh-so fun Halloween lunch ideas to share with you, along with a some Halloween lunchbox notes with spooky jokes. Monster Bento (Pictured Above) Ingredients and Supplies 3 compartment lunch container (like the one pictured) 2 slices… Continue Reading…

Applegate HALF TIME Lunch Kits Giveaway

Applegate HALF TIME Lunch Kits

Applegate natural and organic meats has teamed up with Stonyfield and Annie’s to create the first ever natural and organic lunch kit – HALF TIME™. It’s perfect for choosy moms and kids! HALF TIME Lunch Kits offer convenience without all the harmful ingredients that are usually associated with convenience foods. These lunch kits taste great!… Continue Reading…

Make Reading Fun with a Pajama Jam Reading Party

S'mores Cookies

My granddaughters love to read, and I do what I can to encourage their love for reading. When I learned about EVEREADY® and Scholastic’s Reading Under the Covers Initiative, I was eager to hop on board and host our own Pajama Jam Reading Party! It’s a great way to make reading fun for kids. How… Continue Reading…

Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

I can smell a whiff of mischief in the air. It’s Halloween season! Halloween is such a fun-filled season for kids and adults, but it can be a very scary time for your pets. It’s so important to consider your pets on Halloween. Many thanks to Rachael Ray Nutrish for sponsoring today’s discussion about Halloween… Continue Reading…

Coffee and Friends are the Perfect Blend

National Coffee Day - Coffee and Friends Gift Basket featuring Eight O' Clock Coffee

Did you know that today is National Coffee Day? Monday is the perfect day of the week to celebrate a good cup of joe. I think I’ll celebrate National Coffee Day with a friend. It’s so nice to enjoy a cup of coffee in the afternoon, while catching up with a friend. Coffee and friends… Continue Reading…

Apple Butter Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Apple Butter Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you might recall that I visited Asheville, North Carolina last month for the Food Blog Forum Conference. It was such an amazing experience. If you like food, you’ll want to visit Asheville. With 15 active farmers’ markets, 250+ independent restaurants, 18 fantastic craft breweries, America’s most… Continue Reading…

Washi Tape Halloween Mason Jars Craft

Washi Tape Halloween Mason Jars

Today I am sharing a very simple Halloween craft using washi tape and mason jars. As soon as I got up this morning, I knew I was finally going to do something with that Halloween washi tape I picked up at Michaels a few weeks ago. At first I thought I was going to make… Continue Reading…

Knitted Napkin Rings with Buttons | Perfect for Fall Place Settings

Simple Knitted Napkin Ring for a Fall Place Setting

Need a simple way to spiff up your dining room table this fall? These sweet knitted napkin rings are a simple project, and perfect for your fall place settings. I think this would be a great hostess gift! Materials Needed: Vanna’s Choice by Lion Brand Yarn 2 Green Buttons Size US 4 Knitting Needles Sewing… Continue Reading…

Celebrate Fall $25 Family Dollar Gift Card Giveaway!

Celebrate Fall $25 Family Dollar Gift Card Giveaway

Happy Fall Y’all! It’s official, yesterday was the first day of Fall. It’s my favorite season of the year! Already, the kitchen smells of pumpkin and spice. The Fall decor has come out, and our Halloween costumes have been picked out. Before you know it, we’ll all be sitting around the Thanksgiving dinner table. There… Continue Reading…

Taco Tater Tots® Potatoes Casserole “Weeknight Easy”

Taco Tater Tot® Casserole

As a kid, one of my favorite things to eat was a plate full of Tater Tots​® potatoes slathered with cheese or ketchup, sometimes both. So, it’s no surprise that my family loves eating ​Tater Tots​® potatoes too. Tater Tots​® potatoes are great as a side dish, but now that Fall is upon us all… Continue Reading…

A Fresh Take On Meals | 15 Meatless Recipes

A Fresh Take On Meals - 15 Meatless Recipes

I grew up during a time when meat and potatoes were standard fare at dinnertime. I can only imagine how my Dad would have reacted if Mom had dared to serve him a kale salad or a quinoa burger instead of a steak, medium rare. Oh, the horror! It’s really something if you stop to… Continue Reading…

Halloween Costumes for Tweens and Teens from Chasing Fireflies

Halloween Costumes for Tweens and Teens from Chasing Fireflies

Halloween is a holiday that my family really gets into. When my kids were little, I threw a backyard Halloween party every year. Now we live in a small town that has a huge block party on Halloween night. Everyone from town gathers in the town center, bringing their candy, a variety of hot foods… Continue Reading…