Delicious Meal Hack with Doorstep Meals - The Frosted Petticoat

Delicious Meal Hack: Doorstep Meals

Special thanks to Doorstep Meals for sponsoring this content and sending me all this delicious food! This year has presented unique challenges to every single person on Earth… especially parents. At the beginning of the year, I had a thriving small business, a happy daughter in a full-time preschool, and a little bit of free time to myself. By Spring, my business had all but crashed, my daughter was home indefinitely, and free time was a relic of the past. So as I have been adjusting to the new normal, I have been seeking out simple ways to make life …

Autumn Essentials Every Homeowner Needs

Autumn Essentials Every Homeowner Needs!

The cool Autumn breeze not only ushers in a change in season, it also brings about a shift in home maintenance needs. From clogged gutters to mud-soaked entryways, the Fall comes with its own set of house care challenges. As a relatively new homeowner myself, I have had a bit of a trial-by-fire experience and have had to learn a lot of upkeep skills the hard way. So I am offering up some of the Autumn essentials that every homeowner needs to make the transition into the new season a breeze. Hoover’s ONEPWR Products Who doesn’t love some sexy tools …

Nature trails, bike tracks, and flavored almonds with Blue Diamond

Nature trails, bike tracks, and flavored almonds!

I partnered with Blue Diamond as part of an Influencer Activation and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Oh what a summer this has been. It goes without saying, that this has been quite an unusual year. If anything good has come from it, it has been that my family and I have been spending a lot more time enjoying nature. Bayou walks, lakeside jogs, and neighborhood bike rides have been all the rage at my home. And two essentials always come along for our adventures… a bottle of water and a can of Blue Diamond Flavored Almonds. Communing …

Muzen Retro Bluetooth Speaker

Whimsical Design Pick: Muzen Retro Bluetooth Speaker

Every now and then, a product comes around that is so delightful that it feels like the unicorn gods have smiled down on you with magical fortune. The Muzen Retro Bluetooth Speaker is that product. Not only is it ridiculously vintage chic, handcrafted in Rosewood, and comes with it’s wearable leather strap, it’s also so small that it is excruciatingly cute. Check out all the product’s specs… The Muzen Retro Bluetooth Speaker has great sound quality. Despite its size, its powerful sound and the crystal clarity of the sound stays steady all the way up to the max volume without …

Ginseng + Strawberry Ginger Oat Smoothie Recipe

Ginseng + Strawberry Ginger Oat Smoothie Recipe

With the way everything is going this year, it looks like it is going to be quite some time before life gets back to normal. So since we’re in this for the long haul, it is important to I am making conscientious efforts to take care of my energy levels. And I am starting by adding Ginseng and a Strawberry Ginger Oat Smoothie to my weekly routine. I personally have never used Ginseng before, but thought I’d give it a shot. BTGin offers the strongest red ginseng capsule on the market. It has high ginsengosides which purports to boost natural …

The Cauliflower Hash Brown Swap

The Cauliflower Hash Brown Swap

I’ve partnered with Green Giant as part of an Influencer Activation and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Last year, I read an article that had surveyed psychologists, trying to find tips and tricks to keeping New Year’s Resolutions. Their advice? Keep it simple and swap! And seriously, this is some sound advice. I started implementing this theory last year and it’s made a world of difference. Especially with food! From swapping out fries for an apple or soda for sparkling water, it’s actually been a great way to keep balance in my life. So with this new …

Breakfast Nook Upgrade with Rooms To Go

Breakfast Nook Upgrade with Rooms To Go

Special thanks to Rooms To Go for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own. When you become a parent, you get all kinds of unsolicited “warnings”. Say goodbye to sleep! Your kid will only eat chicken nuggets from now on! Potty training is harder than you think! But no one warns you that your living space will no longer be your own. From the moment we brought my daughter home from the hospital four years ago, she has been the head of our roost. It didn’t matter how much I resisted, toys infiltrated and slowly overtook my house like …

Simple Retro Sunday Brunch

How to Create a Simple Retro Sunday Brunch

Thank you Malt-O-Meal® for sponsoring this post. Pick up the new Malt-O-Meal® Blueberry Muffin Toasters® at a major retailer today!! Themed Sunday Brunches! They sound fabulous, fun, and like a lot of work, am I right?! In this Pinterest-styled world, the perfect table setting or love-filled recipe can seem unattainable and a bit overwhelming. Well, I am here to tell you that they don’t have to be. I am a working mom on a tight budget, and I have to get very inventive to offer my family the kind of photo-worthy experiences I would like to. That is why I …