Mouthwatering Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

There’s just something amazing and delicious about getting to enjoy fresh blueberries during the summer months. If you live in an area where you can pick them yourself, they would make an amazing addition to this Blueberry Cheesecake Bars recipe! Not only does my family CRAVE this simple and delicious recipe, I find that it’s becoming one of my favorites as well. I love the fact that the directions are easy to follow, and it comes out perfect each and every time. Part of what makes this recipe unique is the fact that one of the main ingredients is cream Continue Reading...

Amazingly Delicious Strawberry Lemonade Bars

Nothing says summer like the powerful duo of strawberry and lemonade. There’s something truly magical about how they compliment each other perfectly. And while I like them both separately, I LOVE them together. Who knew that there was a way to combine the freshness and flavor of strawberries with the sweetness and tartness of lemonade to create a truly amazing recipe that is sure to become a family staple. And what I love the most about this recipe? It’s the perfect food item to take along with you to all of those fun summer gatherings. Potlucks, bbq’s, and family reunions Continue Reading...

Patriotic Cookies

With the season of fireworks right around the corner, what a perfect time to give this recipe for Patriotic Cookies a try! While they may not have the loud factor of the true fireworks, they will definitely have the “wow” factor for anyone who takes a bite. What I love most about this recipe is that it is made with cream cheese. It’s just one of those ingredients that take these cookies from good to great. And don’t take my word on it. Ask any of my kids as well! They’ll be happy to tell you how much they love Continue Reading...

Red White and Blue Desserts – Firecracker Jello Cups

With the 4th of July holiday right around the corner, it’s time to start gathering up your favorite red, white, and blue dessert recipes. And if you happen to be in the market for a new one, I’ve got the perfect 4th of July recipe for you! Get ready to give your taste buds a true treat with these Firecracker Jello Cups. Trust me when I say that this recipe is a hit every time I make it. And while it looks like it’s complicated to make, it’s truly not! In fact, it’s one of the easiest recipes out there! Continue Reading...

4th Of July Desserts ~ Patriotic Brownie Sandwiches

Is there any better way to celebrate the upcoming 4th of July holiday than with some amazing 4th of July desserts? These Patriotic Brownie Sandwiches are certain to steal the show! And honestly, what I love most about these super simple brownies is that they are completely easy and fail-proof. You don’t have to worry about any Pinterest fails with this 4th of July dessert recipe! While the 4th of July celebrations in the past may have focused on the fireworks at the end of the night, trust me when I say that these Patriotic Brownie Sandwiches will be the Continue Reading...

20 Farm To Table Summer Salads

Summertime is prime time for fresh produce from your local farmers’ market, where you’ll find tomatoes, corn, summertime squash, asparagus, radishes, fruits, berries and so much more. With such fresh, local ingredients, easy summer salad recipes are practically begging to be made. An abundance of lettuce varieties and green leafy vegetables can serve as a salad base while you get creative with vibrant vegetables, juicy fruits, farm raised meats, farm fresh eggs, and hand-crafted cheeses. It is my absolute favorite time of the year to try new farmers market recipes. There just isn’t anything quite like farm to table produce! Continue Reading...

30+ Quick Meal Ideas For Families

If there is anything I know I am regularly looking for as a mom of many, it is not only healthy but also quick meal ideas. Between having 6 kids of my own and then adding some days 8 daycare kids in the mix some nights I can plan to have a monthly freezer meal to make, but some nights for one reason or another, it just doesn’t happen. So having some great ideas to quickly whip up are always such a blessing for us. Well they are also a money saver as well, since the alternative is going out Continue Reading...

Twinings Herbal Tea The Perfect Tea For Tea Time

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Twinings of London in partnership with the Mom It Forward Influencer Network. However, all opinions are the honest opinions of my children or myself. We only share products that we truly love and use with our followers. Read our full disclosure for more information. As a homeschool mom of 6 children and doing daycare for 7 more, finding time to get quiet time for myself is pretty rare. I do make sure that every single morning I focus on myself. I start my morning with a cup of coffee or tea and just sit Continue Reading...

100 Absolutely Awesome Crockpot Meals That Kids will LOVE

One of our favorite appliances in our big family is our crockpot!! Hands down our favorite, our dishwasher comes in a case second though. I love that I can just dump food into the crockpot in the morning and finally have a delicious and healthy meal ready to go at dinnertime. It seems like it couldn’t get much easier then that! Another great things about crockpot meals is that there are so many different types of recipes that you can make in them. You can make breakfast foods, soups, casseroles, breads, side dishes, the possibilities are really endless. Head over Continue Reading...

60+ Easy and Amazingly Delicious Fall Recipe Ideas You Will LOVE

Once fall hits in our house we tend to do lots of extra baking and cooking. The smell of cinnamon, apples, pumpkin and more can often be smelt through our house. Fall recipe ideas are just one of my favorite, because they smell so delicious and they help warm up the house on the cool fall days. As I was going through and choosing my favorite posts from Inspire Me Monday the last couple weeks I realized just how many great fall recipe ideas that been shared. So I thought it would be a great idea to put them all Continue Reading...

Fun and Cheap Summer Activities To Keep Kids Busy

During the summer our homeschool schedule looks different from the regular school year. We don’t do all of our studies, but we do some of them. We also add in a bunch of fun activities on most days of the week to keep things fun and learn in a more “unconventional” way. Here is a look at some of the fun summer activities we will be doing this summer. What Our Summer Schedule Will Look Like I usually do certain activities on certain days during the summer. For example “What’s Cooking Wednesday” we would make something together. With me watching Continue Reading...

50+ Colorful St Patricks Day Recipes You Need To Try

I am always on the lookout for some good and delicious recipes to make around our house for upcoming holidays. Due to the fact that searching around Pinterest or the internet can tend to suck me in and I end up spending way more time then I wanted to just searching for a recipe. I decided to put together a list of over 50 St Patricks Day recipes all in one spot so I can just scan through this list to find something yummy to make. I figured some of you might find this list useful too, since I’m sure Continue Reading...