LEGO® Star Wars™ Droid Tales

LEGO Star Wars Droid Tales Naboo Starfighter

Have you checked out LEGO® Star Wars™s Droid Tales yet? Here’s why you want to! I am of the Star Wars generation. Yet somehow (shhh!) I never saw any of the movies until I had graduated college and a former boyfriend sat me down to watch them. I wasn’t about to make the same mistake […]

Cheesy Garlic Bread Recipe

Slice of cheesy garlic bread

This cheesy garlic bread is just what the doctor ordered for those days when you really need some comfort food. Cheesy, hot, and delicious, this pairs well with a salad or with your pasta. School started near the end of August, and all of a sudden, fall appeared. Well, in terms of weather (and schedules) […]

Chipotle Burgers With Jalapeno Mayo

Yummy chipotle burger with gorgeous grilled corn

This shop featuring chipotle burgers with jalapeno mayo and chipotle grilled corn has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VivaLaMorena #CollectiveBias We are grilling up a storm here because it’s summer, and honestly, I’ll take any excuse I can get to grill. That said, I’m not just […]

[ad] Orange Ginger Cornish Hens Recipe

Orange Ginger Grilled Cornish Hen recipe

This shop sharing my recipe for orange ginger Cornish hens has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #JuicyGrilledCornish #CollectiveBias It has finally gotten hot in Chicago. Granted, it’s nothing like my friends who are baking in the southwest with their triple digit temperatures, but I don’t have […]

Erasing Middle School Fears

Teacher welcome gift

This shop sharing strategies on erasing middle school fears has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EraseStress #CollectiveBias The wee ones start school on Thursday. For the first time in several years, the wee ones won’t go to school together. Instead, Mister Man is going into sixth […]

Strawberry Bacon Scones

Enjoying strawberry bacon scones

Strawberry bacon scones. They are really a thing now. I know, I know, add bacon to anything and it makes it better, but these strawberry bacon scones? They’re a little savory and just a little bit sweet, and wow did they disappear fast. This is one of those moments of inspiration where the angels sang […]

Dairy Free Chocolate Chip Muffins

Some dairy free chocolate chip muffins ready to eat

This shop and its dairy free chocolate chip muffins recipe has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SwapMilk4Silk #CollectiveBias While I could eat the same thing for breakfast every single day and be totally fine with that, Little Miss isn’t so sanguine.  She’s done with oatmeal, with granola, with […]

Homemade Strawberry Cake Recipe

Blowing out candles of homemade strawberry cake

We have all the birthdays in my family right about now. And everyone seems to want their own cake. I made that Sierra Mist pound cake for Little Miss last week before she went off to camp, and my dad had a chocolate cake with chocolate frosting that I’ll be posting here shortly. My husband? He […]

Disney Pixar Cars Bingo Cards {Free Printable}

Fun Cars Movie Bingo Cards printable

This shop with my Disney Pixar Cars bingo cards has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DisneyPixarCarsToGo #CollectiveBias On Monday, I dropped the wee ones at summer camp. For the first time ever, the two of them are heading to overnight camp by themselves, and it is […]

Shaun The Sheep Movie Giveaway

Cannot wait to see Shaun the Sheep Movie

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Lionsgate. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I discovered Wallace & Gromit when I was in college. I loved how cute and funny and clever they were, and the creators of Wallace & Gromit and Chicken Run (another oh so fun claymation […]