Our Favorite Summer Songs & a Fun Nutella Recipe #SpreadtheHappy


It’s su-su-summertime and that’s sure to have you singing and dancing along.  During the summer, music is a constant in my home.  From rocking out in the car with my boys to streaming our favorite songs by the pool, we’re all about upbeat music that simply makes us happy!  In fact, just this past weekend, (Continue Reading…);

How to Perfectly Grill Squash


I’m all about my fruits and veggies during the summer.  But let’s admit it, you don’t want to slave away in a hot kitchen just to put amazing sides on your dinner table.  After several weeks this summer of missing out on the summer fun as I stood over the stove, I decided that it (Continue Reading…);

Spreading Simple Summer Joys & a Fun Printable to Share! #SpreadtheHappy


For me, summer is all about the simple moments; sticking my toes in the sand, playing at the park, enjoying a picnic in the mountains and simply sitting on the front porch enjoying the warm, balmy air.  In those moments, I find true happiness.  It’s as if the rest of the world fades away and (Continue Reading…);

15 Fruity Summer Drinks to Cool You Down


Summer is heating up so when Foodie.com asked me to partner with them fo a sponsored post where I put together a list of my favorite cool summer drinks, I was more that eager to get started!  Since summer is all about fruit for me, I decided to keep things fruity and put together a (Continue Reading…);

Sweet Summer Memories and a Nutella S’Mores Recipe #SpreadtheHappy


Quick! Where’s your happy place?  That question is super easy to answer for me.  Having grown up on the coast of North Carolina, my happy place is the beach.  There is nothing in the world that makes me smile like the wind in my hair and my toes in the sand.  And while the beach (Continue Reading…);

Sweeten Your Summer with a Delicious Almond & Apple Cake Recipe


With summer in full swing we’re spending tons of evening on our back porch enjoying delicious dinners.  And while I’ve got meals down to a science, I’ve been looking for fun desserts that embrace the tastes of summer.  Just this past weekend I realized that I had bought WAY too many apples at the store (Continue Reading…);

Lighten up Dessert Time with an Easy Angel Food Cake Recipe!

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If you follow my blog at all, you know I’m all about desserts.  They are kinda my thing.  I love making them and even more I love eating them!  But during the summer, desserts can be a little heavy.  They can leave me feeling weighed down when I want to get out and go.  But (Continue Reading…);

Start Your Day Right with a Hazelnut Breakfast Sticks Recipe!

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You know they say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  Especially in the summer when my kids are at home, I try to find fun and delicious breakfast ideas that will start their mornings right.  I need something a little sweet and of course the perfect size for little hands in (Continue Reading…);

What Makes a Man a Father and A Special Father’s Day Treat #SpreadtheHappy

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For most women it’s easy to remember the moments that their husband became a dad.  It was through birth, during those sleep hazed hours in the hospital when you’re so tired but so thrilled because you’re finally a family, finally complete.  It’s the memory you look back on and celebrate each and every year and (Continue Reading…);

Celebrate National Donut Day with a Nutella Glazed Baked Donut Recipe!


Did you know that today is National Donut Day?  I’m guessing you probably did but just in case, I’m giving you one more reason to celebrate!  Because while I’m sure many of you have already headed out to indulge this morning, I’m going to give you an easy and delicious way to celebrate National Donut (Continue Reading…);