2 ingredient Queso Recipe

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of RO*TEL & VELVEETA for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Don’t ya think queso is the fondue of our time? I remember when my parents had card parties… my mom would pull out her fondue pot and all of the little sticks and the cut up bread and vegetables. Cheese can be so magical don't you … [Read more...]

Cheesy Lemon Chicken Orzo

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So as you read this today....I am knee deep in cleaning my kitchen. I got a call on Monday morning that a major network wanted to come and "scout" our kitchen for a series. Yikes! We are so flippin excited...but trying to not get too excited. The producers are looking at a few other homes in our neighborhood...and we are by far not the grandest … [Read more...]

Low Calorie Brownie Recipe

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of AllWhites Egg Whites for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Hey yall! Have a good weekend? Darn those Packers...am I right?!?! We were soooooooo rooting for them to go to another Super Bowl. The end of that game was complete craziness! We are enjoying one more day off although my day started off … [Read more...]

Simple Lemon Roasted Brussel Sprouts

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Hey there…happy rainy Monday! Hope your weekend was a great one. We laid low…went to some bball games…walked a ton because we are completely addicted to our fit bits…hung out with friends for a bit…overall a great weekend. Do you fit bit? It truly is ingenious…and very motivating. It counts your steps…basically a very techy pedometer. It comes with … [Read more...]

Crock Pot Tomato Soup Recipe

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Hi all! Happy new year! I hope that your families break was a restful one. We had some really great family time and got caught up! It seems like it flew by. I could have used one more week. But that seems to be the case anymore with how busy life gets. I wanted to start off the new year with a classic soup recipe but this one cooks up all day in … [Read more...]

Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

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I have never met a stuffed mushroom that I didn’t like…and this one for sure doesn’t disappoint. I wanted to pop in and share this…it would be a perfect snack to serve up for your New Year’s Eve celebrating….even if that is just you in your pj’s:) The hubs and I are beach bound for the new year. A nice little getaway before we get back into the … [Read more...]

80 Calorie Holiday Cocktail

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dr Pepper Snapple Group for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I thought the day after Christmas may be the perfect time to post a cocktail...am I right? My family room looks like a bomb went off...but I am getting to it today! Hopefully by the end of the day it will look good as new:) I hope you … [Read more...]

Bacon wrapped chicken appetizer (easy hearty appetizer recipe)

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Good hearty appetizers are always a good choice to serve up to your favorite holiday crowd. When the spirits are flowin….folks need something easy and hearty to pop in their mouths in between stories:) These spicy sweet chicken bites are perfect for that occasion. They can be made ahead of time…baked up and keep warm (gently…don’t want to dry them … [Read more...]

Weeknight Beef Tenderloin

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Hi all! Welcome to the GETTER-DONE week!! My kiddos are thick into their first experience with high school exams. Fun right?! But the nice thing about it is they are basically done school….they just have to show up to take the exams. It is like I have 2 college students…but they can’t drive:) We are all excited to have a couple weeks off….with lots … [Read more...]

Choco-Caramel M&M Crisp Cookie (Easy Christmas Cookie REcipe)

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Glad & M&M’S® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. For the past 4 years I have shared with you a few cookies that I love to bake this time of year. My friends and I gather every year to exchange cookies. My kids loved it because we all get to taste our favorite cookies and I don't have … [Read more...]