Category Archives: Giveaway

What I Bought Recently.

If you’re here to enter the MyBlogSpark giveaway I’m hosting click here. I’m participating in the iPPP link up that Liz and KLZ host. My son and I had dinner at Red Robin on Saturday evening.  It was our special dinner out while my husband and daughter attended a Father-Daughter Valentine’s dance. I picked wines, …

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Whole Grain First Ingredient Cereal, a MyBlogSpark giveaway

That title is a real mouthful, eh? Since I am working on adding more whole grains to my families diet, I was beyond excited when MyBlogSpark offered me the chance to host a cereal giveaway. Since my family eats cereal for breakfast at least 3 days a week, having whole grain options is VERY important …

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The Tale of Two Salads, this week in FAIL

I am working on adding more greens and whole grains to my families diet.   Not that we don’t love nachos, chicken fried steak and creamy, dreamy gravy….because we do. It’s more about making wise choices about the food I feed my family. I made two salads recently with two very different results. The first salad …

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Quick S’more dessert

I’m recycling a post. This easy and super tasty dessert did not get much attention when I first posted it. I’ve got a wicked sweet tooth. I just made S’more pudding. It’s chocolate, marshmallow wonderland. I used marshmallow fluff as one of the marshmallow layers, the 2nd layer was mini marshmallows. I’m planning to top …

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Chili cheese pies

I got a new iPhone 4S on Friday. The camera is amazing, it even has a flash. Awesomesauce. Because my new phone rocks, and because I heart Liz of a Belle, a Bean and a Chicago dog I’m linking up for iPhone photo phun. I made chili on Tuesday. Yummy turkey chili. Now, I’m making …

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Fabulous Fall Granola

I’m going to tell you about something that sounds scary, but really isn’t. Making your very own, personalized granola. Stop freaking out, seriously…it’s easy and so yummy! Plus, it’s less expensive than buying granola in the bin section at the grocery store.   Homemade Granola The recipe I adapted and use came from The Full …

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Star Wars, Cereal and a Walmart gift card.

No, that’s not the beginning to a tacky joke. It’s another giveaway! This is the last giveaway I have scheduled for a bit, I love that MyBlogSpark is giving me the opportunity bring these fun winning opportunities to you. This spark is on a subject near and dear to my family. Star Wars. Being a …

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My new favorite cooking show….

If you’re like me and you can’t sleep you either end up watching cooking shows or infomercials. Okay, maybe that’s just me. Of course, sometimes I watch crime TV, but I digress. One night last week, I stumbled upon Nadia G and Bitchin-Kitchen. Funny non? I made Nadia’s Bitchin’ Kitchen’s Crispy Medallione (fried ravioli) I …

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Making a Fun Fall Cake

I’ve got a boxed cake mix, and I’m not afraid to use it. I had this idea, while eating a handful of candy corn, that I should make a cake that resembles a candy corn. Am I the only one who loves candy corn? Seriously, it’s pretty close to addictive. Or, maybe that’s just me. …

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My life as Band Mom….

I’m a middle school mom.  Being a middle school mom means many things.  Snarky comments from tweens/teens, crazy extracurricular schedules,  teen drama and band performances. You see, I’m a band mom.  My son is a Tuba player.  Band performances include concerts, contests, pep rallies and football games. I’m not a sports person.  I struggled through …

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