Frozen Inspired Peasant Dress Tutorial plus New “Frozen Fever” Trailer!

Frozen Peasant Dress Tutorial

As the mom of five girls, Frozen took over our house in a big way. Elsa and Anna dolls litter my hallway, the movie runs on a constant loop in my car, and not a day goes by that I don’t hear the question, “do you wanna build a snowman?”  You can just imagine the […]

Delicious, Good for You Apple “Cookies”

Chcolate Hazelnut & Pretzel Apple "Cookies" Great way to sneak in some healthy food for picky eaters. Perfect after school snack.

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! We have really cut back on sugar at our house, I’m trying to encourage better eating habits  in my kids and avoid overly sugary baked goods like cakes, cookies and other traditional “goodies”. In the process I have […]

Ultimate Double Chocolate Chip Paleo Cookies

Ultimate Double Chocolate Chip Paleo Cookies. If you are on a paleo diet then these cookies are the perfect paleo dessert for you. This is the best recipe for paleo cookies ever. Rich and chocolately, the perfect caveman treat.

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! Hi, my name is Jordyn and I’m a chocoholic (Hi Jordyn!).  So now that we have that out of the way, can I just tell you how much I love these cookies, they are soooooooo good and such […]

One Skillet Chicken Burrito Dip

One Skillet Chicken Burrito Dip. One of the best appetizers I have ever made! Perfect for parties. This has to be added to your list of chicken recipes. Could even be modified for dinner recipes too.

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! For Christmas I got some new kitchen gadgets including some cast iron skillets. I have used them for basic things like sauteing veggies or making eggs in the morning, but I really wanted to break this epic piece […]

Easy Peasy Valentine’s Day Party for Under $25 with Capri Sun

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CapriSunParties #CollectiveBias It’s no secret that I love to throw parties, my house is sad when it’s not full of my family and friends. The problem is that time and money are precious commodities these days, so any […]

Gluten Free Red Velvet Cupcakes (No Refined Sugar!)

Gluten Free Red Velvet Cupcakes. I'm in love with these gorgeous cupcakes! Gluten free and can even be turned into a paleo recipe with just a few simple tweaks. What a great Valentine's Day dessert.

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! Red velvet is one of those things that you love or hate. For years, thanks to the groom’s cake in Steel Magnolias, I couldn’t even look at red velvet without gagging. Those were the dark years, the years […]

Quinoa & Egg Breakfast Muffins – Only 4 Ingedients!

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  *Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! The obsession with quinoa continues and has moved to our breakfast table. I know what your thinking, quinoa for breakfast? She musta lost her damn mind, but really I haven’t, really I have just discovered the best, […]

Strange Magic Cookie Bar Recipe and Other Fun Strange Magic Activities!

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  We are hitting the movies this weekend with the kids to see “Strange Magic”, the newest addition to the Disney movie family. Directed by Gary Rydstrom and produced by none other than George Lucas, Strange Magic is a love story inspired by my favorite Shakespeare play, Midsummer’s Night Dream, making for a wonderful and […]

Healthy and Delicious Spanish Quinoa

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*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! Over the last few months I have developed a love affair with another super food. Quinoa and I have been hot and heavy in the kitchen for a few weeks now as I discover all the delicious ways […]

2015 Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Slate

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  So most of you know what a Disney fanatic that I am. My family pretty much lives and breathes all things Disney, when we are not planning our next visit to see our favorite mouse, you can find us cuddling up on the couch with an enormous bowl of popcorn watching Sleeping Beauty for […]

10 minute Christmas Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

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*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! I was so excited when I stumbled across a bag of Christmas themed pretzels at my local Sam’s club the other day. I immediately knew that something glorious must come from this discovery, I couldn’t simply just put […]

Skinny Peppermint Meringue Kisses

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*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! This is one treat that doesn’t stay long in my house, as soon as they are out of the oven my kids and husband practically run each other over to get to the kitchen and shovel these into […]

Jingle Jars!

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*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! Recently Hallmark had a great sale (and I had a coupon!) so I was able to score some adorable ornaments for pretty cheap, at least as far as hallmark ornaments go. They were adorable and I couldn’t resist, […]

Give Back This Christmas by Helping Your Local Food Bank

This is a sponsored post on behalf of The Motherhood. All opinions are strictly my own. More than 49 million people are food insecure. 16 million of those are children. Let me say that again, 16 million children don’t know where their next meal is coming from. That is just not right. No child should […]

Personalized Snowman Mugs

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  *Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! I love personalized homemade gifts. I would prefer something homemade over something store bought any day, unless you are going to buy me a car, then I really, really want the car. These mugs are super cute […]

Pretty Darn Healthy Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

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*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! As much as I wanted to, I couldn’t call these paleo, ’cause sadly enough, cavemen didn’t eat peppermint chocolate chips. Such a shame, I’m pretty sure they would have had a much better life if they could have […]

Making the Most of Your Family Vacation in Daytona Beach

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  *Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! So, you’re headed to Daytona Beach for a fun family vacation, but not sure what to see and do while you’re there? Lucky for you I have got you covered! I recently took a weekend excursion to […]

20+ Free Activities In & Around Gulf Shores

20 Free Activities in Gulf Shores

  If you are looking for some fun in Gulf Shores but have a small budget, here is a list of over 20 places that you can visit completely free! There is some really good stuff here! Check it out: Indoor 1.National Naval Aviation Museum The National Naval Aviation Museum is the world’s largest Naval […]

#ShareAwesome with Lifelock & the National PTA

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Like it or not my teens have entered into the world of social media. Snapchat, vine and instagram are all the rage in our house these days. As a parent I was initially terrified of the social media invasion. You hear all the horror stories about child predators and cyber bullies using these platforms to […]

Free Big Hero 6 Activity Sheets and Science Experiments

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I’m a sucker for an underdog movie and have a soft spot for so called nerds since my daughter proudly identifies herself as one, that’s why I’m so excited for Disney’s newest animated film, Big Hero 6. If you haven’t had a chance to see the preview, you can check it out here: To go […]