Coffee and pie, oh my! Mocha mine a double. {Pie recipes}

pie recipes pi day

Pi (Pie) day is coming up March 14, did you know that was even a thing? Placing my nerd flag on my baking hat for a moment…Pi (π) is the 16th letter of the Greek alphabet and is also known for as the name given to the ratio of the circumference of a circle to…  Continue Reading

Dinner made easy with Hunt’s #Manwich sauce

manwich quick easy dinner

This post brought to you by Manwich. All opinions are 100% mine. I had pneumonia and bronchitis a couple weeks ago. I felt awful but when anyone asked me I said I was fine. That was in between my barking coughs. On days when a large meal isn't in the cards I know I can…  Continue Reading

Blueberry Crumble Muffins recipe

blueberry crumble muffin recipe

If you were asked what your favorite add in to a muffin recipe was what would you say? My favorite add ins are blueberries or chocolate chips. I keep Wyman’s of Maine blueberries stocked in my freezer. I add them to a lot of things I fix- smoothies, muffins, pancakes, cakes and sometimes I’ll even…  Continue Reading

3 ingredient pumpkin chocolate chip muffins recipe #CartonSmart

pumpkin chocolate chip muffin recipe

This post brought to you by Carton Smart. All opinions are 100% mine. Using carton packed foods don't have to make you feel bad or guilty for using them in your kitchen. Tetra Pak wants to inspire people to make small, smart decisions when cooking for their families and stocking their pantries- reasons to Become…  Continue Reading

Simple group dinner with Byron’s BBQ & Sam’s Club membership giveaway

Byron's BBQ

This post is sponsored by Byron’s BBQ & Sam’s Club. The holidays were a whirl wind of go,go,go and do,do,do. I did all the Christmas decorating, gift buying and wrapping and some days cooking big meals just weren’t in the cards for me. Mama needs a break sometimes. Right before Christmas my two boys and…  Continue Reading

Spiced apple pie cake recipe & $25 Hodgson Mill giveaway #GRAINHoliday

spiced apple pie cake recipe

As part of the Hodgson Mill “Have a GRAIN Holiday” recipe contest I’ve made a scrumptious spiced apple pie cake recipe and want to share it with y’all. My family usually has a big Christmas morning brunch before opening gifts. We have ham, eggs, bacon, hashbrown casserole or fried potatoes, biscuits and gravy and my…  Continue Reading

Oatmeal pecan granola bars recipe made with Mrs. Butterworth’s syrup

granola bars recipe

This granola bars recipe is sponsored by Mrs. Butterworth’s. I was given the task of showing my readers a recipe that shows that you can do more than top pancakes or waffles with Mrs. Butterworth’s syrup. I decided to try some homemade oatmeal pecan granola bars since we go through a few boxes of granola…  Continue Reading

Holiday favorites recipes and tips from Parents Magazine

parent magazine holiday favorites tip book

This is a sponsored post on holiday favorites recipes and tips from Parent magazine. I’ve been gathering together my ingredients for my holiday favorites recipes. My cousin and I are giving the ladies who have fixed the family Thanksgiving meal for years and years a break. Passing on the tradition to the next generation I…  Continue Reading

3 ingredient no bake peppermint Oreo truffles recipe

no bake peppermint oreo truffles recipe

This post is sponsored by Oreo. I was first introduced to Oreo truffles three years ago. They have been a holiday dessert special request by my boys ever since then. There are only 3 ingredients in the Oreo truffles and they require no baking. Easy right? Yes, very much so. The hardest thing you have…  Continue Reading

#ad Jambalaya recipe using Tyson ground chicken #CreateAMeal #cbias

chicken jambalaya createameal

I enjoy having big family meals and as part of a sponsored post for Collective Bias® I made a jambalaya recipe using Tyson ground chicken that fed 8 people with six getting second helpings (14 servings) for $26 from Walmart. It’s a pretty good meal for about $1.85 a serving. You can see all the…  Continue Reading