Mango Strawberry Sparkling Lemonade

“This post has been sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company. All thoughts and opinions are my own.” A few years ago I made a goal to drink the recommended 8-10 glasses of water a day. To be honest, I struggled in the beginning. I even created my own DIY motivational water bottle to help me reach my goal. After a while the habit became a lifestyle change and it was no longer a struggle to gulp down those glasses of water. But, every now and then I crave something with a little something extra and … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Side Dishes your Guests will LOVE

There is a good chance that all of these may be making an appearance at mealtime between now and Thanksgiving... because right now, I am hungry for a yummy Thanksgiving meal! Whether you're hosting the big turkey dinner or bringing a side dish as a guest, check out all these Thanksgiving Side Dishes your Guests will LOVE. With over 20 side dish recipes, I am sure you will find a few that you, and even your kids, will rave about for years to come. A Thanksgiving menu must … [Read more...]

4th of July Drink Recipes

I found some amazing drink recipes that have the perfect patriotic flair! You could serve up these All American drinks just for the 4th of July or all summer long! Every one of these 4th of July Drink Recipes have some kind of different ingredient, so you’re bound to find a few that you will enjoy. Bring in some red, white, and blue to your table and cheer to our freedom. 4TH OF JULY DRINK RECIPES This Bomb Pop Fizzy Drink post was shared a few years ago, and I think it'd be a big hit for … [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...]

Strawberry Watermelon Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette

The other day we packed a picnic and headed outdoors to enjoy the beautiful weather we've been having lately.  The perfect picnic has simple, delicious food and drinks that travel well.  This Strawberry Watermelon Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette is one of my favorite summer salads and absolutely perfect to take with you on a picnic or to a backyard BBQ. While it isn't quite summer yet, watermelons have started popping up at the grocery store.  My kids beg me to get one every time we are … [Read more...]

Cranberry Orange Sparkling Punch

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of DASANI Sparkling Water. All opinions are 100% mine. The holidays are the perfect time for entertaining, between all the festive holiday parties and family dinners you're going to need a signature drink recipe that is fun for the whole family. Today I am sharing a refreshing and festive Cranberry Orange Sparkling Punch recipe that will take your holiday sips from so-so to spectacular! We are all familiar with the tried and true holiday … [Read more...]

Breakfast Banana Split

Are you like me and struggle to come up with easy, healthy and delicious breakfasts?  Maybe it's because I don't like mornings much or I'm too busy rushing to get the kids off to school and my work day started, but breakfast is one of those meals I struggle with.  Honestly, most mornings I skip breakfast, but in an effort to focus more on living a healthy life I'm changing that.  I'm focusing on starting my mornings off right with healthy meal like my new favorite, a Breakfast Banana … [Read more...]

Strawberry Coco Loco Mocktail Recipe

Summer is full of spontaneous moments, lots of late nights and of course refreshing treats to keep cool.  This Strawberry Coco Loco Mocktail recipe is the perfect summertime sip for kids and a refreshing way to cool off.  Whether you are entertaining or just looking for a yummy way to make family dinner a little more fun, this kid-friendly mocktail is extraordinary! These non-alcoholic drinks feel grown up but are a fun alternative for the kids, and adults too! So put away those boring juice … [Read more...]

Raspberry Lemonade Mojito

By now you may have noticed from my Pink Flamingo Party Cups and Pineapple Flamingo Banner that I'm in the process of planning a tropical themed birthday party.  You can't have a party without a signature drink so this year I'll be serving a refreshing kid-friendly Raspberry Lemonade Mojito. Every year my birthday somehow manages to come and go unnoticed with the hustle and bustle of kids starting school.  This year I decided I would take matters into my own hands and plan my own birthday … [Read more...]

Ice Cream Cone Fruit Cups

This summer forget the sugary sweets; here is a fun and fresh idea for serving fruit at your next event.  These Ice Cream Cone Fruit Cups are great for pool parties, backyard BBQs and make the perfect afternoon snack. I've learned that my kids will usually gobble up anything when it's served in a fun and creative way and this treat is no exception.  This summer serve fresh fruit in ice cream vessels for a creative and healthy alternative to all those sweets.  The kids will … [Read more...]