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The Fall has definitely arrived here in North Carolina.  I needed to go shopping for long sleeve clothes for Riley during the week because she’s been wearing short sleeve dresses and skirts since April.  I actually enjoy the cooler weather though because it means I don’t have to feel guilty about running the air conditioning while I’m cooking a healthy soup with all the amazing Fall produce that are available. …continue reading


Mini Meatball Spaghetti Pie

One of our favorite meals is spaghetti and meatballs.  My girls love it and it’s a perfect recipe for Sunday dinner.  I came up with a perfect twist on an age old tradition by turning it into Mini Meatball Spaghetti Pie.  It’s the perfect fun meal for the girls or even a perfect game day appetizer. Mini Meatball Spaghetti Pie My girls are definitely picky eaters, but they gobbled these …continue reading


Goal Post Football Cupcakes

These Goal Post Football Cupcakes are perfect for football season. They’re simple to make, and they are a great addition to any football themed gathering! Goal Post Football Cupcakes   I live in Boston, so the year is pretty much divided in two – football season and baseball season. You can throw ice hockey in there, but the Bruins are seriously overshadowed by the Patriots and the Red Sox. With …continue reading


Whimsy Wednesdays 187

You all just blew me away last week.  We had 735 posts shared and I looked through each and everyone trying to find my absolute favorite.  These Witches Brew Pudding in Chocolate Bowls from Val Event Gal not only sound tasty, but just look how cute they are.  You can find the complete recipe HERE. If you’re ready to party,  just click below to join on in and be sure …continue reading

Almond Joy Energy Balls

This may contain affiliate links. I officially survived vegan week in my cleanse that I am doing through Danielle Omar’s Nourish Program.  I have learned so much in just a week and I’ve gone from 2-4 cups of coffee and tons of processed foods to absolutely no sugar and sticking to a vegan lifestyle.  The best part, I didn’t hate it!  These Almond Joy Energy Balls definitely helped though because …continue reading


Top Fall Cupcakes

Fall is officially HERE.  It was as if Mother Nature knew it too because the temperatures have finally dipped out of the 80’s & 90’s here in North Carolina.  Consequently, I thought it would only be fitting to create a collection of the Top Fall Cupcakes that would be perfect for any occasion. Top Fall Cupcakes Click NEXT directly above to view the NEXT Top Fall Cupcake in the collection.  You …continue reading


Skillet Cheesy Chicken, Rice & Broccoli

Sometimes I just have to give into my need for comfort and this Skillet Cheesy Chicken, Rice and Broccoli is nothing but comfort.  Plus, it’s super easy and hardly any clean up.  It doesn’t get much simpler when it’s a one pan meal! Skillet Cheesy Chicken, Rice & Broccoli Anytime you can catch that cheesy goodness oozing off a bite, you have to know that you’re about to eat pure comfort. …continue reading


Roasted Broccoli & Cheddar Hummus

You will love that it’s easy, the kids will love that it’s cheesy, and we won’t mention the hidden veggies. Pack some lunchboxes with carrots or pita chips and this healthy and delicious Roasted Broccoli and Cheddar Cheese Hummus. Roasted Broccoli and Cheddar Hummus   When I pick my Kindergartener up from the bus stop, I usually try to get him to talk about his day. Sometimes I am successful, …continue reading


Whimsy Wednesdays 186

I’m just giddy for Fall at this point. You might have seen on Instagram that I put up my Fall wreath, which I might add that I made all by myself with inspiration from everyone else because truthfully, isn’t that the whole point of all of us sharing our ideas!  I spotted these Roasted Red Pepper Deviled Eggs {Recipe HERE}  from Sweet & Savory by Shinee amongst over 600+ links last …continue reading

Princess Lunch for Kids

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Campbell’s Soup Company for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. As you probably already know my girls are obsessed with all things princess related.  I actually hope that I can be a princess when I grow up so I’m fine with it.  Since Riley started kindergarten lunches over the weekend are more fun because it’s not normally the three …continue reading


Googly Eye Halloween Desserts

This post contain affiliate links. When it comes to Halloween, I love cute and creative desserts.  I’ve learned over the years that you don’t need to spend hours in the kitchen creating the perfect dessert.  More often than not you can just rely on simple supplies like Googly Eye Candies to make the cutest dessert EVER.  It’s just that simple and so are these Googly Eye Halloween Desserts. Googly Eye Halloween …continue reading


Must Have Fall Kitchen Gadgets

This post contains affiliate links. Fall around our house means baking and cooking.  It’s one of my favorite times of the year because of the smells that drift through my house.  Since I have two little ones, it can be difficult to spend a ton of time there though, which is why I need the best kitchen gadgets to get me in and out fast.  These are definitely my Must Have …continue reading

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