Creative gifts from Walgreens: perfect for the foodie on your shopping list

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I love giving gifts this time of year. I actually like to give more than I like to receive, . I find so much joy in putting together that perfect gift for the ones I love and care for. Lately, I’ve found and put together a lot of creative gifts from Walgreens, with a little […]

21 cranberry desserts and appetizers


It’s that time of year again, cranberries are being harvested and will soon show up fresh at your local grocery store. I’ve scoured Pinterest, and some of my favorite food blogs to bring you 21 cranberry desserts and appetizers. I hope this list inspires you to do more with cranberries this holiday season, they are […]

It’s National Ice Cream Day!

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It’s National Ice Cream Day! What’s your favorite flavor? My kids love ice cream, and so do I. At any given time, there are over 3 different gallons of ice cream in our freezer. We like variety! My favorite changes between chocolate chip cookie dough, and mint chocolate chip. Jasmine likes the classics, vanilla and chocolate. […]

Mouthwatering strawberry mousse


Summer is in full swing and it’s positively boiling where I live. When the heat gets this nasty, I tend to pull back on the number of hot meals I prepare. No one is in the mood for a hearty chowder when the temperature is over 100⁰ and my poor air conditioner certainly doesn’t need any competition from […]

Decadent desserts from The BROOKIE COOKIE


Disclosure: I was sent  free samples for the purpose of conducting this review post. My participation is voluntary and my opinions, as always, are my own. No monetary compensation was given. I am disclosing under the FTC’s 16 CFR Part 225, Guides Concerning the use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. My family and I […]

The BROOKIE COOKIE giveaway & Kickstarter pledges – 5 winners

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The BROOKIE COOKIE is an all natural chocolate cookie, that looks and tastes like a brownie. It has all natural ingredients such as unbleached unbromated flour, vanilla, cocoa and sugar. Made without preservatives, these cookies really pack a flavor punch! The name BROOKIE COOKIE has a double meaning. Brownie + Cookie = Brookie hence The BROOKIE […]

Mama and Baby Love’s newest cookbook is now available


Mama and Baby Love’s NEWEST Cookbook is Now Available and I highly recommend you check it out. If this book is anything like Stephanie’s Slow Cooker Cookbook then I’m sure it’s amazing. I’ve already downloaded my copy of Gluten-Free Grain-Free and I can’t wait to get started. I’ve been a big fan of Stephanie’s for a […]

I made “peanutty” chocolate fudge with a lot of help from Nestle Toll House


This is my very first attempt at making fudge. I made Peanutty Chocolate Fudge with a lot of help from Nestle Toll House. While strolling down the baking aisle the other day I picked up a bag of Toll House Morsels and turned the bag over. I was almost shocked when I read the recipe […]

Dessert Designer Focus on the Best Part of Baking – Decorating

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Every time I go into the kitchen these days my 5-year old asks, “Mommy, can I help?”. Jasmine wants to help me all the time. I really adore her joy of cooking and baking at such a young age and that’s why I’m excited about Dessert Designer. Dessert Designer by Capstone Young Readers shows creative kids and […]

What is King Cake


Mardi Gras and King Cake go hand in hand here in Louisiana, but if you’re not familiar, you might be asking yourself, what is King Cake? Just a few days ago I posted a photo of a King Cake I had just bought at the store on Instagram. One of my New Jersey cousins asked, “What’s […]

Family fun night and healthy Del Monte Fruit Snacks


We always have Del Monte fruit cups on hand at our house, they are my daugther’s go to snack and have been for years. This is just about the only way I can get my Jasmine to eat fruit, we stick with what works. Jasmine does have a few favorites, Diced Peaches in light syrup […]

Caramel coffee cake with a twist


My mother recently gave me a basic caramel cake recipe to make but I knew I could put a little coffee inspired twist on it. Even though it is the middle of summer and it’s so hot here in Louisiana my family and I like to enjoy coffee all year-long. With the help on International […]

Family Fun with Hershey’s Camp Bondfire

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“Families have been bonding over S’mores as a classic summertime treat for generations,” said Anna Lingeris, spokesperson for The Hershey Company. “Now with Camp Bondfire, families can discover and share new ways to enjoy S’mores and create lasting summer memories around the fire.” It’s time to have a little family fun with Hershey’s Camp Bondfire. […]