Back to School Breakfast Notebook Paper Plates

School starts next week for my kiddos and I think we are all ready for the regular routine and schedule.  This week we kick off lots of our favorite traditions including a back to school parade, back to school interviews and one of my families favorite traditions, our Back to School breakfast. These fun breakfasts have become a favorite part of starting a new school year and it's such a simple way to turn an otherwise ordinary morning into an extraordinary affair.  This year I … [Read more...]

Candied Maple Bacon Donut Kabobs

Donuts are all the craze right now. Every where you turn there are donuts...donut crafts, donut parties and gourmet donuts. Speaking of gourmet donuts, maple bacon donuts are becoming a serious trend setters. Today I'm bringing you my version of this popular donut treat, Candied Maple Bacon Donut Kabobs. Plus, I'm sharing a free printable tag to help you create a tasty Father's Day breakfast that dad will love! My hubby isn't a big donut fan, but he recently ordered a gourmet maple bacon … [Read more...]

DIY Donut Plates

Rise and shine it's donut time!  You may have noticed that all week long we are celebrating National Doughnut Day, which is this Friday June 2, with 10 of our favorite party and lifestyle bloggers.  We are bringing you crafts, parties and recipes everyday! Today I am super excited to share my DIY Donut Plates to help you celebrate and enjoy your donuts on National Doughnut Day!   Before we dive into this super simple tutorial I have to know do you spell "donut" or … [Read more...]

Sweet Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed Ideas

Whenever my family asks me what I want to do for Mother's Day without hesitation I reply, "sleep in!"  Sleeping in and breakfast in bed are my idea of the perfect Mother's Day.  The only thing that could make it better is a bouquet of handmade flowers from my kids.  So naturally I teamed up with Chinet to create and share sweet Mother's Day Breakfast in Bed Ideas.  I hope it will help you drop a few hints to your family so you can enjoy an extraordinary Mother's Day … [Read more...]

Christmas Morning Breakfasts

After all of the magic and excitement on Christmas morning you and your family are sure to have worked up an appetite. My family has a tradition of eating scones with honey and butter on Christmas morning, it's one of the things I look forward to every year.  But, my husband has requested that there be a little bit more substance (think bacon and eggs) this year.  Whether you are looking for sweet or savory, these Christmas Morning Breakfasts ideas are all delicious and something that everyone … [Read more...]

Christmas Morning Bar Cart

Christmas morning has to be one of the best mornings all year. The anticipation, the excitement, the moments of pure joy. I love the sights and sounds that Christmas morning brings and cherish these moments of joy.  But, if I'm being honest mornings are not my favorite thing, even if it is full of excitement and fun. It takes me a while to get going in the morning, but this year I've teamed up with Starbucks® to create a Christmas Morning Bar Cart to help get the day started right. On … [Read more...]

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls with Orange Cream Cheese Icing

Orange you glad it's Friday?!?  I know I am. This week our kids headed back to school and it's been a whirlwind of emotions, activity and adjustments.  Let's face it, the first week of school can be a little hard for everyone so today we are celebrating with homemade cinnamon rolls with orange cream cheese icing. We are all excited to have a routine again, but it does take some time to adjust to all of the changes.  So while we work on getting back on track for those early mornings, packing … [Read more...]

Almond Joy Granola Parfait

Disclosure: I’m proud to be working with CVS Pharmacy to help spread the word about their tasty and better-for-you Gold Emblem and Gold Emblem abound exclusive snack lines. All opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at CVS.com or with the appropriate manufacturers The weather is warmer, school is almost out and there are lots of reasons to celebrate. Whether you are celebrating mom on Mother's Day, packing a picnic for a summer concert … [Read more...]

Waffle Bar Brunch

I'm a big fan of brunch, especially for entertaining and holidays.  It is much more laid back than hosting a dinner party and you and your guest don't have to get up early to mix and mingle. Brunch is always a good idea. And a Waffle Bar Brunch is a brilliant idea! Don't fret with waiting at crowded restaurants or having to cook this Mother's Day, host a Waffle Bar Brunch to celebrate the women in your life. All I wanted for Mother's Day this year is to sleep in and to not have to cook. But, … [Read more...]

DIY Breakfast in Bed Serving Tray

I recently polled my readers and asked them what they wanted for Mother's Day.  The majority of moms said that their ideal gift would include being able to sleep in and not cook on Mother's Day.  Make mom happy this Mother's Day and give her the gift of both with an easy DIY craft project you can make in less than 20 minutes. Head over to Oriental Trading where I'm sharing the tutorial for this easy DIY Breakfast in Bed Serving Tray and a free breakfast in bed door hanger printable, it's a … [Read more...]