Halloween Muddy Buddies & Other Fun #Halloween Treats!

Halloween Muddy Buddies - Halloween Puppy Chow

It’s that time of year again…Halloween is right around the corner! My mom just sent out a Facebook invite for our family’s eighth annual Halloween Scary Movie Night and I shared a post this morning about the top 10 Halloween costumes and Halloween party themes, so I thought this was the perfect opportunity to share a few [...]

Support the No Kid Hungry Campaign at Denny’s! #DennysDiners


We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? Did you know that kids who eat a school breakfast are more likely to attend class, perform better on standardized tests and are 20% more likely to graduate high school? Yeah, I’d say that breakfast is pretty important, especially for school [...]

The Perfect Deviled Eggs for Your Tailgating Party

deviled eggs for tailgating

If my Facebook feed is any indication, tailgating season is here! It’s no secret that I am not a huge fan of sports…but I do love appetizers and football food – the wings, the nachos, the beer…what’s not to love? I’ve teamed up – get it, teamed up? See, I can do the sports talk [...]

Veggie & Turkey Frittata Recipe


This post brought to you by Butterball Every Day. All opinions are 100% mine. Let’s chat about brunch, shall we? After all, it’s my favorite meal of the day and it’s vastly underrated! We have a local restaurant that serves an incredible brunch, but not only is it very pricey, but the buffet line is full [...]

20 More S’mores Recipes, Please!

20 S'Mores Treats

Oh, S’mores, how I love thee…summertime may be over, but you know what tastes really good during the chilly fall nights? S’mores! Why not rekindle your summer romance with everyone’s favorite ooey, gooey treat and make a little S’mores this weekend? Here are 20 fantastic – and creative! – S’mores recipes to tempt your tastebuds! [...]

10 Ways You Know You’re a Grown Up #TheGoudaLife


Angeline is turning 17 next month, and as I went to pay the rental fee at our local park for her very last “kid” birthday party, something occurred to me. If my little baby daughter is going to turn 17 next month…that means I am old. Graying hair, wrinkles around the eyes, considering acid peels [...]

Deviled Owl Eggs Recipe with California Ripe Olives #CalOliveCrafts

Deviled Owl Eggs Recipe #CalOliveCrafts #CleverGirls

Halloween is right around the corner and I think it’s time we started incorporating a little Fall twist into the kid’s after school snacks! What do you think? While some children are completely open about trying new foods, I’ve had to be very creative in how I present new fruits and veggies to Angeline over [...]

Slow Cooker Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

Slow Cooker Tomato Soup Recipe

This Slow Cooker Tomato Basil Soup Recipe uses fresh tomatoes – not canned! Slow Cooker Tomato Basil Soup You have them too, huh? All these awesome tomatoes fresh from the garden. But, no clue what else other than salad and burgers to use them for, right? How about some Tomato Basil Soup? Throw it in [...]