Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

This post may contain affiliate links, but all opinions are my own. Finding the perfect Mother's Day Gift can be difficult.  I wanted to put together a collection that would appeal to every mom, whether it's something sentimental like the gorgeous Montage Photo Books or something that just pampers her like our Young Living Essential Oils.  No … Read More...

Chunky Monkey Energy Balls

Chunky Monkey Energy Balls

Banana flavored bites with chunks of dark chocolate and walnuts, for a healthy snack that’s easy to pack along on busy days, whip up a quick batch of Chunky Monkey Energy Balls. Chunky Monkey Energy Balls   I thought it was tough having one kid who was an eating machine. Now I have two. And they’re not even school-age yet. Those of you … Read More...

Whimsy Wednesdays 163

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We love easy recipes in our house.  Especially when there's nice weather outside and the girls have their little faces pressed up against the glass waiting for me to be done in the kitchen so that they can get out and run in the long anticipating sunshine.  I don't blame them.  I feel like I've had my face pressed up against the window waiting for … Read More...

Caprese Salad with Farro

Caprese Salad with Farro

If you're anything like me, once the warm weather hits, you're looking for a new salad recipe to try out to add to the rotation.  I have absolutely found one and it is quick and easy.  If you love fresh mozzarella and tomatoes then this Caprese Salad with Farro and homemade kale and spinach pesto, is going to become your new favorite salad. This … Read More...

Refreshing Cocktails

Refreshing Cocktails collected by The NY Melrose Family

The warm weather always seems to get me in the mood for a delicious and refreshing cocktail.  I think it's largely due to all the fun and fresh flavors that come with the Spring weather.  Plus, I honestly believe that you can never go wrong with fruity cocktails.  This collection of cocktails is one that you're definitely going to want to pin for … Read More...

Strawberry Bruschetta Appetizers

Strawberry Bruschetta Appetizers

A Friday morning sounds like as good of a time as any to make a confession.  I have a love that runs deep for strawberries.  I think it's largely due to the fact that strawberry season means that Spring is here and Summer is just around the corner, which gets me over the moon excited because I'll get to spend more time with my girls.  You can find … Read More...

One Dish Baked Salmon

One Dish Baked Salmon

Hi, everyone. I'm happy to join you again on Jenny's blog and with the warmer weather isn't it great to be welcoming Spring into our lives! Outdoor activities, spring cleaning and of course, fresh Spring foods! And nothing does this better than asparagus so I've made a healthy, easy dish for you today that is ready in 30 minutes! One Dish Baked … Read More...

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Outlander Fairy Pool Cocktail by Living Better Together

I hope you all had a wonderful Easter with family and friends.  Once Easter is over with it means grilling and cocktails at our house so I thought I'd kick the season off with this Outlander Fairy Pool Cocktail by Living Better Together.  You can get the recipe HERE.  Isn't it just gorgeous?!  I can't wait to sit back and enjoy … Read More...

Exploring New York City with Kids

Exploring New York City with Kids

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Groupon Getaways for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Two weeks ago I shared with you how we managed to visit New York City with our girls.  I shared some great tips and tricks that can make the city that never sleeps a relaxing and fun getaway for everyone involved.  You can read all about it … Read More...

Gardening Tips

Gardening Tips collected by The NY Melrose Family

The Easter Bunny makes his appearance tonight and I am thrilled that I don't have to field questions about how the Easter Bunny will find our house through three feet of snow.  That's right!  The snow has finally melted and we can see the grass.  If it wasn't Easter, I'd be having a party to celebrate.  Instead, I've put together a collection of … Read More...


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