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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cake Mix Cookie Bars

These Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cake Mix Cookie Bars are oh-so decadent and incredibly simple to make!

I love all of the different things you can do with a basic yellow cake mix. With just a few ingredients you can have a delicious cake or ooey gooey cookies, like these Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cake Mix Cookie Bars. They are pure decadence and incredibly easy to make! I made these after seeing a recipe for Girl… Continue Reading…

V8 Protein: A Simple Way to Kick Start Your Day

V8 Protein is a simple way to kick start your day!

This post brought to you by V8 Protein. The content and opinions expressed below are that of About A Mom. After Angela and I helped host the #V8Protein Twitter party last week, I found myself very excited about spring which will be here before you know it. I’m looking forward to the warm sun and all… Continue Reading…

Magically Delicious Lucky Charms Popcorn

Magically Delicious Lucky Charms Popcorn is such a fun St. Patrick's Day treat!

This St. Patrick’s Day themed snack takes me right back to childhood. What could be more fun than Lucky Charms Popcorn? It’s magically delicious, after all. Jello popcorn quickly became a family movie night favorite, after we made Jello Popcorn Balls a couple of years ago for Halloween. The candied flavored popcorn is simply amazing…. Continue Reading…

Easy Party Food at Family Dollar + Giveaway

Easy Part Food at Family Dollar

Do you love hosting parties? Having friends and family over for a party doesn’t have to be stressful. It should be all about fun! Our latest blog post over on the Family Dollar Blog is all about easy party food. Serve a party spread that is simple to prepare, so that you can enjoy spending… Continue Reading…

Things to do in San Francisco, if you have limited time.

Things to do in San Francisco if you have limited time. Visit Fisherman's Wharf.

Don’t fret if you only have a weekend to spend in San Francisco. There are so many things to do in San Francisco, and you can pack a lot of activities into just two or three days. On my most recent trip to San Francisco, I was only there for 3 few days, but staying… Continue Reading…

Harlem Globetrotters Trivia, plus win tickets to see them play in Augusta or Aiken!

Harlem Globetrotters Trivia, plus win tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters in Augusta and Aiken!

If you’ve never had the chance to go to a Harlem Globetrotters game, you are missing out. You don’t have to be a basketball fan to enjoy the wildly entertaining antics and trick shots by the Harlem Globetrotters players. We went to our first Harlem Globetrotters game back in 2012 and it was great! I’m… Continue Reading…

Baked Spaghetti Freezer Meal Recipe

Baked Spaghetti Freezer Meal Recipe

When my son was little, spaghetti pie was his most requested meal. As he got older and his appetite grew, I adapted that recipe to make baked spaghetti. A baked spaghetti casserole is just what you need when you have a house full of hungry teenagers. One of the things I love about bakes spaghetti… Continue Reading…

Green Tea Shamrock Cookies

Matcha Green Tea Shamrock Cookies

We will soon be seeing green, with St. Patrick’s Day just a few weeks away. Although I am not of Irish descent, I have always loved the festivities that comes with this holiday. In addition to making a corned beef dinner and wearing something green, it’s also fun to make a St. Patrick’s Day inspired sweet treat like… Continue Reading…

Join Us for the #V8Protein Twitter Party!

V8 Protein Twitter Party

This post brought to you by V8 Protein. The content and opinions expressed below are that of About A Mom. Do you love a good Twitter party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a #v8protein Twitter party on Wednesday, February 25th from 11AM EST – Noon EST. I hope you’ll join us!… Continue Reading…

Make Ahead Freezer Mashed Potatoes

Make Ahead Freezer Mashed Potatoes

Whenever my son is home for a visit, the first food he requests is mashed potatoes. That boy loves my mashed potatoes. On my last visit with him in Tennessee, I stocked his freezer and made sure that he could have some of mom’s mashed potatoes whenever he wants them. So often when I do… Continue Reading…