Broccoli Bacon Salad

Broccoli Bacon Salad

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! Few things make me weak in the knees like bacon, yes I am bacon obsessed, but not just any bacon, it has to be real bacon, uncured, no nitrates and straight from the farm. Our local butcher shop […]

Gluten Free & Paleo Orange Pomegranate Muffins

Orange Pomegranate Muffins

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! I’m experimenting with muffins again, this could get dangerous! Turns out I have a knack for muffins, who knew? Anyway, the kids have been bugging me to make orange muffins for quite sometime, I finally caved and whipped […]

Gluten Free Cheesy BBQ Casserole Bites

BBQ bites

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! Earlier this week I shared the easiest way to make pulled BBQ chicken in the crockpot (so good!) so today I thought I would share another way to use the pulled BBQ chicken. This makes a great lunch, […]

Best Paleo Bacon Recipes on the Planet!

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*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! Let’s get real for a minute…. bacon is pretty much the best thing on the planet. Bacon will never judge you, will never criticize you and pretty much never let you down. Bacon understands. This is why I […]

Crockpot Pulled BBQ Chicken

BBQ Pulled Chicken

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! A friend of mine introduced me to this delicious and easy recipe. I’m kinda embarrassed to post it ’cause it’s just too easy, but what the heck I’ve got some free time today lol! Recipe: 6 frozen chicken […]

Charlotte’s Got a lot…For Families!

Close-in photo of Charlotte NC skyline at sunset

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony. Charlotte, North Carolina is a wondrous place for families to eat, play and explore together. Whether you are seeking a hands on learning experience for your kids or looking for some outdoor adventures, Charlotte is an ideal destination […]

Ooey Gooey Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls

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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 don’t do much stuff with whole grain flour mainly because I don’t tolerate gluten well at all so my family tends to eat a more paleo diet, but every once in a while I have a craving […]

10 Must Have Back to School Items for Frozen Fans

10 Must Have Back to School Items for Frozen Fans

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! Yep, it’s that time again, time to start thinking about back to school shopping. This year my kids will be taking regular classes at Canton Homeschool Resources, a wonderful school that gives my kids the opportunity to get […]

Copycat Klondike Bar Recipe (Can Even be Made Paleo!)

Klondike Bar_

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! Summer brings back memories of spending all day outside and chasing down the ice cream man every chance we got. I loved our ice cream man because he always had Klondike Bars for a quarter. I remember having […]

Gluten Free Sloppy Joe Bites

Gluten Free Sloppy Joe Bites

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! I’ll be honest, cutting back on our grains has done wonders for my family’s health and it’s been pretty easy to make the transition at breakfast and dinner but I really struggled with finding lunch foods. What could […]

Get Away from it all at Wintergreen Resort in Virginia

Wintergreen Mountains

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! Have you ever just wanted to escape your life for a few days? Escape the responsibilities, the never ending chores, the play dates, the baseball practice, all of it? My family got to that place a few weeks […]

Copycat Chick-Fil-A Gluten Free (and Paleo) Chicken Nuggets

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*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! Are your kids like my kids? Could they survive on chicken nuggets and fries? Every time we pass a Chick-fil-a my kids start bugging me to stop for some chicken nuggets. I love chicken nuggets from Chick-fil-a as much […]

That Time I Killed June Cleaver

that time I killed june cleaver

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! A good friend of mine is getting married in a few weeks, she has been patiently waiting for her prince to come and sweep her off her feet, well her wait is finally over and her patience has […]

Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers #FORTHECUP

Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

This is a sponsored campaign with Mums the Word Network and World Market. All opinions are my own. It’s World Cup time and I’m loving it! My favorite team is of course USA and even though they lost yesterday, I’m still holding on to hope that my team will defy the odds and kick butt […]

Top 10 Family Friendly Beach Resorts in the Southeast!

Top 10 Family Friendly Beach Resorts Southeast

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! I don’t know about you, but for our family,  summer always screams beach vacation. Packing up the swimsuits, snorkel gear and beach toys is cathartic after the hectic end of year activities for my kids. For me there […]

#Ad Do You Have What it Takes to be #HungerHeroes? (Bonus Superhero Cape Tutorial!)

Do You Have What it Takes to be a Hunger Hero

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. My family and I recently decided to take on a new family mission, to become Hunger Heroes. What exactly is a Hunger Hero? So glad you asked! […]

10 Minute Aromatherapy Pillow DIY + Relax with Dawn Destinations

10 Minute Aromatherapy Pillow DIY

This review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Dawn. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine.” If you are anything like me, you spend countless time standing at the sink up to your elbows in dirty, greasy dishes and wishing that […]

7 Reasons to Escape to Kissimmee – Mom Needs a Vacation Series

May the 4th

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! I’m kicking off my Mom Needs a Vacation series today with a stop in Kissimmee Fl. In the last few years I have realized how important it is for me as a mom to get a weekend away […]

To Die For New York Style Cheesecake

To Die For New York Style Cheesecake

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! I have been making this cheesecake for years and it is always a HUGE hit at parties and get togethers, or when the week sucked and you just need cheesecake. A friend of mine gave me the basic […]

Heroes, Cards and Coffee – Saying Thank You to the Men and Women Serving our Country

Coffee-Mate Hero 4

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser #CMSalutingHeroes.   I have a special place in my heart for the military and their families, my husband is a veteran of the first Gulf War, my […]