Smores Nutella Puppy Chow Recipe! Puppy Chow Recipe Without Peanut Butter!

I’ll warn you before you even read any further on this Smores Nutella Puppy Chow Recipe…It’s ridiculously good, better than the original puppy chow recipe and it’s HIGHLY addictive! I made some two days ago and it was gone last night. I had 2 bowls and my family devoured the rest. It’s amazing and my […]

Easy Toddler Food Ideas! 3-Ingredient Toddler Bites Recipe! Egg Free – Dairy Free – Flourless!

By far one of my most popular posts lately has been my post on how to make mini PB&J finger foods for your toddler who is learning to self feed. In keeping with the theme of easy toddler food ideas I am excited to bring you these amazing 3-ingredient toddler bites! They are incredibly easy […]

2 Foods You Should Always Have On Hand In Your Fridge!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Klement’s Sausage Company. All opinions are 100% mine. This time of year there is so much going on! Summer is wrapping up and we are busy squeezing in as much as possible during the last few days of summer. Back to school is quickly […]

The BEST Travel Snack Hacks For Kids! Do THIS Before Your Next Road Trip!

With summer comes lots of travel plans! We’ve been keeping busy by loading up our travel trailer and camping all over Minnesota. It has been an absolutely amazing time with lots of memories made and tons of family bonding. Getting to each campground brings it’s own set of challenges though! Our kids aren’t big fans […]

What You Need To Know: Introducing Baby To Table Food + Homemade Fruit Snacks Recipe!

Once your baby is ready for table food how do you know how to transition baby off of baby food and start them on table food while still maintaining a healthy, balanced diet? It can be tricky. Beech-Nut, the makers of nutritious baby food, recognized this challenge and conducted a study to find out how […]

The BEST Restaurant Style Salsa Recipe Made With Canned Ingredients From The Pantry!

I am very picky about my salsa. If it comes out of a jar from the store chances are I won’t love it. Canned salsa from the garden? Not a big fan of that either. Vinegar is used to preserve home canned salsa and I just hate vinegar. I’m still searching for a home canned […]

Cinnamon Graham Mini Fruit Pizzas Recipe

*This post is sponsored by Mondelez. I absolutely love fruit pizza but I don’t always want to do the work of making an entire fruit pizza. Sometimes I just want a few mini fruit pizzas. These Cinnamon Graham Mini Fruit Pizzas are a spinoff of traditional fruit pizzas but even better because they are no […]

Fruit Salsa With Homemade Cinnamon Chips Recipe

*This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PourMoreFun #CollectiveBias Spring is here and that means Summer is right around the corner too! It’s time to bust out of my cappuccino drinking habits and step into the sunshine! One of my favorite things about Summer is […]

Weight Watchers 1 Point Snacks + Portion Size Tricks!

Use these weight watchers 1 point snacks to stay on track with your diet and health goals. Portion size tricks and smart snack choices will help you feel satisfied and stay on track with your weight goals.  Losing weight can be difficult but there are many tricks to keep you on track to losing weight and […]

No Bake Energy Bites Recipe

It’s Winter and here in Minnesota we are experiencing freezing cold temperatures already. This time of year we always focus on ways to save energy as heating costs rise and we need to look at the best ways to be efficient. What better way to be efficient than to indulge in some no bake energy […]

Kids Cooking: Fruit & Cheese Skewers With Cinnamon Greek Yogurt Dip Recipe!

My kids love to help in the kitchen so coming up with fun recipes that they can make themselves is always fun! This recipe is sure to please not only their tastebuds, but their culinary skills as well! This is the perfect snack for after school that they will be able to prepare themselves. I […]

Cranberry Pretzel Cheerio Bars Recipe: Healthy Homemade Snacks!

I’ve been getting creative in the kitchen and coming up with some new snack recipes. My kids are tired of eating the same old snacks all the time so I decided to come up with a healthy cereal bar they could eat for breakfast, snack or a healthier dessert. I headed to the grocery store […]

Easy, On The Go Snack Ideas

This post brought to you by Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. As a busy mom to four little ones I am always looking for quick, easy snacks that my kids can enjoy at home or on the go. My daughter is in Kindergarten which means I have added “lunch packer” to my list of […]

Recharge With These Delicious After Activity Snack Ideas!

My kids are constantly in search of snacks! Whether it’s when Danika walks in the door after school, or when my kids come in from playing outside, or it is just the mid-morning tummy rumble, they are always on the hunt for snack foods. This leaves me always coming up with new snack ideas to […]

Making Indoor Exercise Fun For Kids This Winter!

  Here in Northern Minnesota our Winters get long. Very long. It seems like we have a good six months of Winter and cold, icky weather. Being cooped up inside for that long can be taxing on both Mom and the kids. Kids get bored and they don’t get to wear off all their energy […]

Surprising Snack Pairings With Kellogg’s Cereal ~ Great Snack Ideas!

Our family loves to snack. I grew up as more of a snacker than a big meal eater. I liked to graze throughout the day instead of eating three big meals a day. My kids have inherited that tendency from me. I’m always looking for new snack pairings to keep my family happy and eliminate […]

Easy On The Go Snacks For Kids!

As a busy mom to three kids ages 5 and under (with baby #4 due in a month!), one thing I am all too familiar with is the hunger meltdown. You know what I mean right? You are rushing to get out the door and make it to an appointment on time only to find […]

Great Tips To Get You Off To A Great Start In 2014!

As many of you already know, I am a busy mama to three little ones with baby #4 due the beginning of February. As I head into 2014 I have a lot of goals I have set for myself. Getting organized, simplifying my busy life and staying on top of things are just a few […]