Celebrate Easter with a Butterfinger Cup Egg Pound Cake

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EggcellentTreats #CollectiveBias Is it just me, or is this year going by quickly? I can't believe it's almost Easter time!  Easter is always a favorite time of mine because it's family time, plus lots of delicious sweets.  I like to always make something that I haven't before, and this year I will be including BUTTERFINGER® Cup Eggs 6pk and BUTTERFINGER® NestEggs into my pound cake! Pound … [Read more...]

He Named Me Malala Global Broadcast 2/29 + I Am Malala Book Giveaway (Ends 3/9)

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Review Wire Media for 20th Century Fox. I received information to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. If you haven't already heard of Malala Yousafzai, I would be very surprised.  She's the young lady who was target by the Taliban and wounded by gunshots when coming home on her school bus.  The reason? For advocating for girls' education.  A global broadcast of He Named Me Malala will be premiering this … [Read more...]

New Technology Slashes Electricity Bills for Texans

Being able to save on electricity, is SO great. Especially if you live in a deregulated market, like Texas.  I'm excited to let you know today about a company that wants to help you save on your energy bills - Energy Ogre!If you live in a deregulated market in Texas (and millions do), there is a new technology company that is helping people save 40-60% off their energy bills. First, take just a few minutes and use this savings calculator to learn what you could be paying based on your usage. … [Read more...]

Creamy Turkey and Noodles Recipe #CookingUpHolidays

Sponsored post by Lunchbox. Whether it is Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any other time of year, sometimes you just need a new recipe to use leftover turkey with.  Thanks to Kraft, they have some great recipes to use turkey or other ingredients in their Kraft Hub.  My family and I recently tried out the Creamy Turkey and Noodles recipe and absolutely love it!  We can't wait to try more of their recipes, including the Zippy Turkey Pot Pie, Velveeta Fudge, Slow-Cooker Cheesy Bacon … [Read more...]

Celebrating Kindness #SproutClangers

This is a sponsored post in collaboration with "Clangers" and Coolabi.  All opinions are my own. This time of the year is a fun one - from Christmas, to New Year's, and more, it is also a great time to give back to the community in some way.  Just like the Clangers, we love showing kindness to our community. I'm excited to share some of our traditions this time of year, including collecting and donating canned goods for a local food pantry! Some of our favorite traditions include crafting … [Read more...]

Getting Ready For New Year’s Eve with SeaPak

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post with SeaPak.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! Isn't it crazy how 2015 is almost over?  It seems like each year goes by quicker and quicker.  We will be joining some friends and family to ring in the new year, and we always love to bring some great dishes to snack on.  Thanks to SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Co. it's an easy decision for us! At our local Walmart, they have a good variety of SeaPak items - from Jumbo Butterfly Shrimp, Shrimp … [Read more...]

Egg Tips + Breakfast Strata Recipe #OhioEggs

When it comes to the holidays it is stressful enough to have to cook dinner without having to worry about making other extravagant meals that day as well. However, I do absolutely LOVE to sit down on Christmas morning and enjoy a nice breakfast sitting by the Christmas tree with my family. For this breakfast, I like to keep it simple and delicious. One of my favorite thing to eat as my breakfast is eggs. Eggs are a really filling food as well as very nutritious for you, they come in at only 70 … [Read more...]

Holiday Baking Tips + Peppermint Meringue Kiss Recipe

I don't know about you, but one of my favorite parts of the holiday season is the fact that it's baking season! There's so many delicious recipes out there and I love to try a couple new things each year. When you're baking, what's an ingredient you always need? Eggs, of course! Did you know that Ohio is the 2nd largest egg producing state? Ohio produces more than 8.7 billion eggs a year! Think about all the delicious goodies made with those! Because of all the holiday baking, more eggs are … [Read more...]