Grilled Vegetable Summer Salad 1

Grilled Summer Vegetable Salad

Grilled summer vegetables tossed with mixed greens, blue cheese, and a 4-ingredient pesto vinaigrette. A perfectly simple and delicious summer salad!  Well, we survived. 10 adults, 10 kids, 5 days, 1 house….and we all survived! You never know how things are going to go when the whole family gets together for a vacation. Will the… 

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Back to School Visa Giftcard Giveaway!

 Enter to win a $325 Visa Giftcard just in time for back to school shopping! August is officially upon us…..can you even believe it?? I don’t know about you, but our summer is completely flying by. Just one short month and the kids will be heading back to school….and life as we know it will… 

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Buffalo Chicken Pizza Cups 2

Buffalo Chicken Pizza Cups

 These Buffalo Chicken Pizza Cups are made with just 5 ingredients and are perfect for snack, lunch, or dinner! Make them in a muffin tin for an extra fun twist on pizza!  If there’s one thing that’s true about my kids, it’s that they’ve never shied away from spicy food. Mexican, Thai, Japanese……they like it… 

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Blueberry Cheesecake Breakfast Danish 2b

Blueberry Cheesecake Crescent Rolls

 These Blueberry Cheesecake Crescent Rolls are stuffed with a sweet cheesecake filling and bursting with fresh blueberries. Add a buttery streusel topping for an extra special breakfast treat!  You know those times when you get a little taste of something that’s to come….and you’re not sure if you should be excited or scared or thoroughly freaked… 

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Garden Vegetable Pesto Pizza 6b

Garden Vegetable Pesto Pizza

I’ve partnered with Pick ‘n Save to bring you this delicious recipe! Homemade Garden Vegetable Pesto Pizza starts with a delicious garlic cream sauce topped with mozzarella cheese, eggplant, zucchini, red peppers, sweet corn, fresh basil, and a drizzle of pesto . The perfect summer pizza, straight from the garden!  So….planting season has come and gone….and guess… 

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Cherry Almond Crisp 8c

Cherry Almond Crisp

 Homemade Cherry Crisp, packed with almonds and topped with a thick layer of crunchy brown sugar streusel. Serve it with homemade amaretto whipped cream for an extra special treat!  So, we’ve been working with Ellia on the word NO. And by we, I mostly mean me. Since I’m the one home with her all day, I get the… 

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Banana Cream Pie Dip 4c

Banana Cream Pie Dip

Easy Banana Cream Pie Dip makes a simple, delicious snack that’s perfect for kids. Serve it with Horizon Honey Snack Grahams for a  fun flavor combination that everyone will LOVE! So. Have I mentioned that Greta is in a play this summer? Well….she is! She’s playing a servant and a villager in Beauty and the Beast, and so far,… 

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Hawaiian Grilled Hot Dogs & Mai Tai Mocktails

This is a sponsored conversation written by me of behalf of Ball Park® brand. The opinions and text are all mine. Hosting a Hawaiian Luau cookout with Ball Park Park’s Finest hot dogs and a 4-ingredient Mai Tai Mocktail recipe!  It struck me this past weekend that we are halfway through summer. Halfway! Boy, does time… 

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Pomegranate Moscow Mule 1d

Pomegranate Moscow Mules

This post was sponsored by Heaven Hill Distilleries Heaven Hill Family of Brands. Bardstown, KY © 2015. Pomegranate Moscow Mules – a refreshing twist on traditional Moscow Mules made with PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur!  Every now and then, I just get the urge to do something spontaneous. Something fun. Something out of the ordinary. Especially in summer!… 

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Skinny S'mores Macarons 4b

Skinny S’mores Macarons

 Skinny S’mores Macarons made with Truvia®! These macarons are stuffed with marshmallow fluff, mini chocolate chips, and graham cracker crumbs, and lightened up with Truvia® Natural Sweetener! A delicious, bite-sized, skinny treat!  Once upon a time, when I was a kid, I was what you might refer to as “awkward”. I was tall for my… 

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Cobb Crescent Roll Pizza 3d

Cobb Crescent Roll Pizza

 Veggie Pizza meets Cobb Salad in a delicious Cobb Crescent Roll Pizza appetizer that’s light, fresh, and packed with flavor!  There is nothing more exciting for me as a food blogger than seeing one of my recipes go CRAZY on the Internet. It’s like this awesome sense of validation that makes all the time and… 

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Pineapple Paloma 1

Pineapple Palomas

Pineapple Palomas are a sweet, refreshing twist on the original. Enjoy them by the glass or make a pitcher to share….either way, they’re the perfect drink for summer!  It’s 4th of July weekend! And…..you guessed it……I have another cocktail to share with you! Does it seem like I’ve been sharing a lot of drink recipes lately?… 

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Menage a Trois 2c

Berry Cherry Dip

 This simple and delicious Berry Cherry Dip combines smooth, velvety cream cheese with a drizzle of honey and an abundance of fresh cherries and blueberries. Delicious served with crackers, and perfect for the 4th of July!  So….the 4th of July is just around the corner, huh? Are you ready?? We’re all set….and looking forward to… 

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