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Holiday Cake Batter Bars #BakeInTheFun

In Cooking & Crafting, Reviews by Jen28 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BakeInTheFun #CollectiveBias Holiday Cake Batter Bars #Bake In The Fun I LOVE everything about the Holiday season! I love the lights, the presents, and most especially the food. Oh yes, Holiday food. The smell of something baking in the kitchen is as synonymous …

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Making Holiday Memories

In Cooking & Crafting, Reviews by Jen24 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SendHallmark #CollectiveBias When my husband I were first married a friend gave us a gift card to buy Hallmark ornaments for what would be our first Christmas tree together. It was such a brilliant idea and helped us to begin to establish some …

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The Beginners Guide To All Things Turkey

In Cooking & Crafting by Jen38 Comments

Several years ago I was a youngish newly wed that was far from home during the holidays. This meant that I was the one responsible for concocting and cooking the meal our family and a few of our friends would enjoy that year. I wasn’t a rookie in the kitchen. For years I had helped my mother to put on …

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Performing Random Acts of “Pie-ness”

In Cooking & Crafting, Reviews by Jen32 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareTheJoyOfPie #CollectiveBias There are a lot of elderly people in my family’s life. I feel it is important during the holidays and beyond to show these loved ones that I care about them. As a parent I also want to teach my children …

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Spook Up Your Snacks With OREO And Fanta

In Cooking & Crafting, Reviews by Jen22 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SpookySnacks #CollectiveBias Can you even believe that Halloween is this week? Has it crept up on you before you have had the chance to whip together some spooky snacks? Well don’t get too “creeped” out, because today I have two great snacks that I …

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Making Time For Me: Goodness to Greatness

In Cooking & Crafting, Parenting, Reviews by Jen23 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TryALittleGoodness #CollectiveBias Recently one beautiful and sunny Saturday afternoon as I busily delivered children to and from their various activities, my husband very sweetly and intuitively knowing that I was worn out told me to take a break. Informing me that he would …

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Halloween Treats: Who’s Your “Mummy”

In Cooking & Crafting by Jen

I love Halloween! Gone is the pressure of cooking and slaving away in the kitchen for hours, because it is the time of year when spooky and messy concoctions are celebrated and even wholeheartedly welcomed. Last week I was invited by SheKnows to create a Halloween inspired treat that kids of all ages would enjoy. I took that invitation and …

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#ad Easy And Delicious Recipe For Orange Chicken

In Cooking & Crafting, Reviews by Jen20 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TysonMovieOffer #CollectiveBias Easy And Delicious Recipe For Orange Chicken I can’t exactly recall when the love affair with orange chicken began for my children, but they like it and not just a little bit.They LOVE it! Asking for it over and over again, …

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Jenny Appleseed at the Farm!

In Cooking & Crafting, Parenting by Jen30 Comments

My children are on Fall break from school for 2 weeks and yesterday we took a family outing to a working farm to pick some produce. It was beautiful and so much fun! I felt like a regular farmer as we picked and harvested all of our goodies! There were sugar peas, broccoli, zucchini, green beans, peppers, squash and pumpkins! …

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Fall Favorite Dinner Recipe

In Cooking & Crafting, Reviews by Jen22 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Albertsons. All opinions are mine alone. #AStockUpSale #Albertsons #CollectiveBias Fall Favorite Dinner Recipe This week has already been a whirlwind of busy! My children attend an amazing Charter school. There are so many things I love about this school, but one of the things I really appreciate is their focus on the Performing Arts. …

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Fall Treats And How To Spoil A Teacher

In Cooking & Crafting, Reviews by Jen30 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BakeInTheFun and #CollectiveBias Fall Treats And How To Spoil A Teacher This post has been inspired by Fall and very much by great teachers who work tirelessly to inspire and help teach my children. School started for our family at the end of …

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Fill A Hulk Sized Hunger

In Cooking & Crafting, Reviews by Jen26 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MARVELSnackBar #CollectiveBias I send my children to school everyday with healthy lunches and also with good for them snacks, but it never fails that the second they walk through the door after school they are ravenous! Starving almost and ready to devour the …