15 Great Ways to Enjoy Apple Pie


Fall is in the air and that means it’s time to pick some apples!  So when Foodie.com asked me to partner with to share my favorite apple pie recipes, I couldn’t wait! Living in the south, there are few things I love more than a good Southern apple pie.  From the time the leaves start (Continue Reading…);

5 Healthy Habits That Take Very Little Effort


So, I’m going to admit something: I’m really bad at being healthy.  That’s not to say that I don’t try hard because I really, REALLY do.  But I often find myself sabatoging myself in little ways that I didn’t even realize I was doing.  And the older I get, the more it bothers me.  I (Continue Reading…);

5 Reasons Why I Love Fall


The last few days, I’ve woken up to cooler temperatures and falling leaves.  The first few mornings I was a little sad. After all, having grown up a beach girl my favorite time of the year has got to be summer.  But then I started to think about all the amazing reason why fall is, (Continue Reading…);

Why Lunching Awesome is Important at Any Age! #lunchingawesome


This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Applegate via Burst Media. The opinions and text are all mine. A few weeks ago I shared with you that my youngest son was learning to lunch awesome in a way that was both convenient for me and delicious for him with Applegate HALF (Continue Reading…);

Sweeten Up Your Week with Chocolate Drop Cookies


Ever had one of those days when you just need something sweet?  While I do try to limit my sweets when I can, let’s be honest – there are occasional days that just call for chocolate!  When you have one of those moments, it’s time to fire up the blender, reach for Hershey’s Kisses and (Continue Reading…);

Easy Halloween Safety Tips for Kids of All Ages #PoweringSafety


This year is seriously zooming by!  It seems like just yesterday we were enjoying long summer days and today we’re searching for the perfect Halloween costume.  Since having kids I have discovered that so much more goes into preparing for Halloween that just finding the right outfit!  Because I want to keep my kids safe (Continue Reading…);

How to Turn Your Preschooler’s Stubborn No into a Agreeable Yes!


Maybe my child is stronger willed than most.  Maybe he’s got his own personality that leaves no room for discussion.  Maybe he hasn’t grown out of the terrible two’s at almost four.  Whatever the reason, his favorite word is no.  Now, this is not anything new for me.  In fact, one of his first words (Continue Reading…);

Make Halloween Spookily Successful with Dollar Tree! #DTVSC


I partnered with Dollar Tree to show you how to make your Halloween spookily fun! Regardless, all opinions are my own. Halloween: It’s one of my favorite times of the year. Being a mom of two boys, there are just so many creative projects to do and so much fun to be had. Starting in (Continue Reading…);

Easy Dinner Idea: Parmesan & Panko Shrimp


Happy Monday ya’ll!  It’s officially a new week and that means it’s back to the grind with busy schedules.  If you’re like me and looking to make meal time a breeze, be sure to check out today’s easy recipe that any seafood lover will adore! What You Will Need: 2 Pounds of Peeled and Deveined (Continue Reading…);

Become the MVP of Lunch Time with Applegate HALF TIME™! #lunchingawesome


I’m excited to partner with Applegate to share fun lunch ideas.  All opinions are my own. Mornings at my house are complete chaos. With two kids attending two different schools with two different start times, my day begins super early and doesn’t slow down until mid-morning. Most days I feel like I’m running around in (Continue Reading…);