Flatbread Recipes| 7 Tasty Ways to Use Krusteaz Flatbread on Your Game Day Menu

7 Tasty Ways to use Krusteaz Flatbread on your Game Day Menu

You know what belongs on the perfect game day menu? Flatbread! Not only can you make flatbread pizza (and you should), but there are so many other flatbread recipes that will make your Big Game menu complete. I put together a collection of 7 Krusteaz Flatbread recipes you simply must try. Krusteaz’s Flatbread mixes are available […]

Family Dollar $25 Gift Card Giveaway


Meal planning is one of the best ways to stay organized in the new year, and I recently discovered how affordable it is when you shop at Family Dollar for your ingredients. I was able to plan a week’s worth of dinners for the whole family with just one trip into the store, and there was […]

RSVP for the #PrepareToParty Twitter Party


Photo Credit: Terrell Family Fun Do you love a good Twitter Party?  You know we do, and we’re excited to host a party about tailgating at home for the Big Game!  On Friday, January 30th  from 1-2 pm ET, please join us for the #PrepareToParty #TwitterParty where we’ll be sharing fun “homegating” ideas, and giving you a chance to […]

How To Make a Tulle Wreath for Valentine’s Day (or Any Occasion)

How to Make a Tulle Wreath - Valentine's Day craft

The reason I’m sharing how to make a tulle wreath starts with love. My boyfriend and I say the “I love you, I love you more” thing all the time, which is weird because romance and gooey sap like that makes me retch. Yet, somehow I still find myself uttering that fluffy “I love you more” crap. Disgusting. So […]

Managing Finances | A Realistic Look at Saving Money

Managing Finances - Tips to help you spend and save smarter

Are you a spender or a saver? I’m a recovering spendaholic. I fought my way out of a mountain of debt so large that it brings me to tears just to think about it. But, I’ve been completely debt-free for 8 years now, and I’ve learned to make managing finances a priority. So as we head into the new year, I’d love to […]

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Baked Apples recipe with plum crumble topping

Healthy Snacking | Baked Apples Recipe

If you’re like me and have resolved to eat healthier this year, you’re probably focusing on choosing healthier snacks as part of an improved diet, and this baked apples recipe makes healthy snacking easy. It has the essence of apple pie without all of the calories. Delicious and guilt-free! How are you doing with your New Year’s […]

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Cinnamon Oatmeal Custard Bars with Rum Raisin Sauce

These Cinnamon Oatmeal Custard Bars with Rum Raisin Sauce are the epitome of “cookies reimagined”, and show off one of McCormick’s eight Flavor Forecast trends for this year. I’m always so excited to work with McCormick and see the annual report (this year marks the 15th anniversary), because it gives a good indication of what we’ll be seeing […]


Chicken Chili Rice Bowls

As much as I love to cook, I don’t like spending a lot of money to do it. I’m far too lazy to coupon, but I do watch to see what Food Lion puts on sale each week so I can plan my meals around their specials. And this week’s “Dish It Up” recipe for Chicken […]

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My Visit to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

Last month I had the great pleasure of being invited on a press trip to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary near Kanab, Utah, and it was one of the most heart touching and emotionally rewarding experiences of my life. Tucked inside 3,700 acres of the most beautiful red rock desert landscape you could imagine lies Angel Canyon and the Best […]

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Zarkana by Cirque du Soileil | ARIA Resort & Casino Las Vegas

One of the highlights of my recent #HowWeVegas trip was seeing Zarkana, the Cirque du Soleil show residing within the ARIA Casino & Resort. It was an experience I’ll never forget! Zarkana is a spirited voyage through an abandoned theater where an extraordinary circus comes back to life. Populated by a motley collection of off-the-wall characters and incomparable acrobats, Zarkana […]

Aria Resort and Casino Las Vegas

ARIA Resort & Casino Sky Suites #HowWeVegas

Need to know where to stay in Las Vegas? Here’s your answer. I was recently invited to spend a #HowWeVegas weekend in the breathtakingly beautiful ARIA Resort & Casino Sky Suites, an experience I’ll never forget.  The luxurious and prestigious AAA 5 Diamond and Forbes 5 Star hotel towers above the Las Vegas strip and is a Vegas destination unto […]

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