Malt-O-Meal Crispy Treats

Don’t Judge My Bubbles and Cereal Treats!

Thank you Malt-O-Meal for sponsoring this post. Head to the Malt-O-Meal cereal Facebook page to learn more about a chance to win one of 60 $500 gifts, personalized just for you!! On a normal day, being a mom is tough. Working, stay-at-home, single, military. Regardless of the rewards, it is a relentless and exhausting role. And as if every category of motherhood didn’t already come with its fair share of challenges, fate decided to throw a pandemic on top of it all. *Moms around the world collectively release a visceral, carnal “UGHH!!” into the wind* What gives, World?! The last …

Add WiFi Zen to Your Home - ASUS Zen WiFi Router

Add a Little (WiFi) Zen to Your Home Aesthetic

Thank you ASUS for sponsoring this post. Home is where the heart is. And right now, it is where the whole family is, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Lately the world has been working from home, schooling from home, and doing all of our entertaining from home. It amounts to an awful lot of time under one roof. But all of this in-home activity almost always harps on one central tool… the internet! I do not know about you, but my home’s internet coverage sucks! So today, I am teaming up with ASUS to show you one …

Southern Patio Spring Fling with Evan Williams Honey

Classic Rewind: Honey Whiskey Lemonade

We’re on month two of the quarantine and I don’t know about you, but I need a drink. So today, I’m revisiting one of our classic spring cocktails that is sure to bring a bit of relaxation to an already stressful time. And as an extra bonus, make sure to scroll all the way down to the bottom of the post for a chance to win a prize! Honey Whiskey Lemonade Serves 4 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup of Evan Williams Honey 4 cups of fresh squeezed lemonade 2 tablespoons of chamomile-infused honey Garnish: Fresh basil leaves, lemon slices, and figs DIRECTIONS: …

Create a Spring Haven with Spring Cleaning

Create a Spring Haven with Spring Cleaning

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx. By this point in 2020, you have probably already color-coded your bookshelf, planted a fully sustainable herb garden, and checked off everything on your home improvement to-do list. Yup, we have been stuck at home an awful lot. So what is left? A deep spring cleaning, that’s what! You are already spending all your time in the house, so it might as well be a sparkly clean haven. Below I am listing my favorite spring cleaning tools of 2020 to create a spring haven. Since becoming a homeowner, I find as much joy in opening up …

Dolittle + Animal Pizza Movie Night

Dolittle + Animal Pizza Movie Night

I think it is safe to say that we are all getting a bit stir crazy right about now. Most of the nation and world have been on lockdown for about a month and the days are starting to blur together. And if you have a little one at home, like me, then you are probably running out of entertaining ideas. That is why I am thrilled to team up with the Dolittle DVD crew to create a break in the quarantine monotony. Who is up for a Dolittle + Animal Pizza Movie Night?! Follow along below for the step-by-step …

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Running a Small Business during a Pandemic

Oh what a change a month can make. Like everyone in the world, I have been watching the pandemic unfold with horror and anxiety. Besides worrying about my elderly parents and the health of my own little family, like most, I have had other unexpected challenges to contend with. We are sheltering in place, my daughter is now being homeschooled, and my small business has almost completely tanked. On top of all this, my husband is a healthcare worker and will likely be on the front lines of the pandemic in the very near future. Worries and strife abound. With …

Lone Star Skillet Pizza + Bogle Vineyards

Lone Star Skillet Pizza + Wine Pairing

Stuck in the house much?! Well now’s the time to brush up on your pizza making skills. I have teamed up with Bogle Vineyards to create a state-themed pizza to match with their delectable wines. Perfectly paired with a glass of Bogle Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc, my Lone Star Skillet Pizza features bourbon-infused tomato sauce, BBQ pulled pork, jalapeños, crushed pecans, and Mexican cheese. Bookmark this post to save the recipe and learn more about how you can enter the Bogle Vineyards’ United States of Pizza recipe competition by scrolling to the bottom of the post. LONE STAR SKILLET PIZZA Ingredients: 16 …

Southern Fish & Chips

Southern Fish & Chips

Stuck in the house a bit more than usual? Yeah, me too. Let’s make the best of it with some fun twists on delicious classics. Today with the help of Gorton’s Beer Battered Fish Fillets, I am putting a bit of Gulf flair on a British classic. Featuring air-fried okra and garlic aioli, here is my scrumptious “Fish Friday” recipe for Southern Fish & Chips… Southern Fish & Chips Time: 20 min.; Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS: 1 package of Gorton’s Beer Battered Fish Fillets 1 lb. of fresh okra 1 tbs. of olive oil 1/4 cup of garlic aioli 1/4 cup …