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Easy Bacon Cheeseburger Cups

I love bite-sized food because it brings back such awesome memories of girl’s nights with my friends! My own girls love them because they’re just fun. Instead of making the same old thing for dinner, why not take a traditional meal and make it mini. I did it with these easy bacon cheeseburger cups and they were a big hit! Easy Bite-Sized Bacon Cheeseburger Cups Hi guys! I’m Lisa from …continue reading


Summer Lunch Idea for Kids

Thank you to NESTLÉ® PURE LIFE® 8oz “Share-a-Smile™” Kid Designed Edition for sponsoring this blog post. All opinions are my own.   <img height=”1″ width=”1″ style=”display:none”src=”″/> The warm weather is already teasing here in North Carolina so I already have the mindset of laid back Summer days, which will consist of a ton of swimming, boating and trips to the playground.   In order to make that all happen, I …continue reading


Chicken Orzo Salad

Chicken orzo salad makes a light and fresh meal. Filled with rotisserie chicken, vegetables, orzo and topped with a lemon vinaigrette dressing. Chicken Orzo Salad The weather is warming up and the flowers are starting to bloom. Spring time is just around the corner. Woohoo – bring on the sun! Thinking about breaking out my warm weather clothing and eventually swim suit, makes me want to start eating a little …continue reading


Savannah Smiles Energy Balls

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Whole Earth Sweetener Co.. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you love Savannah Smiles Girl Scout Cookies? Now you don’t have to feel guilty about eating them with this energy ball recipe for a healthier version of the well-loved cookie.  These Savannah Smiles don’t have the butter or sugar that the cookies require so you can feel good about …continue reading


8 Mealtime Strategies for Busy Parents

Have kids? You’ll love these 8 Mealtime Strategies for Busy Parents! If anyone tells you running a multi-kid household is easy, step back because their pants are probably on fire. It’s not easy, it’s hard work! Meal prep alone is a full-time job so today we are sharing 8 mealtime strategies for busy families. These will help save you time and might go a long way to preserving your sanity. …continue reading

Cinnamon French Toast Bake

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Seattle’s Best Coffee®. All opinions are 100% mine. Are you looking for the ultimate brunch or breakfast recipe? This Cinnamon French Toast Bake is easy and absolutely delicious.  Plus, it is the perfect recipe to serve with a large cup of Seattle’s Best Coffee®. Cinnamon French Toast Bake Anytime I think of breakfast I get giddy inside.  My favorite meal …continue reading


Oven Roasted Garlic Green Beans

These oven roasted garlic green beans will become a family favorite. Do you have little ones who think eating a vegetable is gross?  Do they turn their noses up when you serve them a new vegetable recipe? Well, don’t worry, this recipe for oven roasted garlic green beans will become  a favorite and they will be begging for more.  This roasted green bean recipe is super healthy and easy to …continue reading


Cheesy Sausage Egg Cups

Easy to make Cheesy Sausage Egg Cups are the perfect breakfast recipe for the entire family. Make these ahead for a simple breakfast routine during the week. Serve with a side of fruit for a balance and filling meal.  Cheesy Sausage Egg Cups Breakfast can be a tricky when you have to be out the door early in the morning! I always want to make sure I get my kids a good ...


30 Minute Roasted Cauliflower Soup

This quick and easy 30 Minute Roasted Cauliflower Soup is the perfect healthy dinner your family will love! Hey! My name is Deb and I blog at Bowl Me Over. Thank you Jenny for the opportunity to guest post today! So let me start by telling you a little bit about me. Why Bowl Me Over? Because a lot of the things I make end up in a bowl, hence …continue reading

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Tex-Mex Lasagna

 This Tex-Mex Lasagna is a Southwestern spin on a family favorite, with a healthy twist! Hi, again friends! I’m Allie with Miss Allie’s Kitchen, and I’m so glad to be sharing on The Melrose Family; it’s exciting to be here! Today I want to talk about mash-ups. Is there anything truly better than a great mash-up? Combining two flavors, components and ideas and helping them marry so well, you wonder …continue reading


The Best Classic Italian Meatballs

These are the best classic Italian meatballs around! They are full of Italian flavors and make a hearty dinner! Hi everyone! Amanda here from Old House to New Home. I am excited to be here today sharing my recipe for the best classic Italian meatballs! A traditional beef meatball recipe that has been my no-fail meatball recipe for years! I have had so many people ask me for this recipe …continue reading


Tips for Higher Education Success as an Adult

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Ashworth College . The opinions and text are all mine.   Are you thinking of returning to school for a professional pivot in your career or just wanting to finish something you started, but never finished?  Both my husband and I went back to school as adults and we definitely learned a thing or two along the way, which …continue reading

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