Spiced Eggnog Cookie Sandwiches Recipe with Chips Ahoy

Spiced Eggnog Cookie Sandwiches

Tis the season for holiday magic and sweet treats! What better way to celebrate than with a decadent cookie to dip into hot cocoa by the fire?! Today, I am creating a Spiced Eggnog Cookie Sandwich recipe using Chips Ahoy! for the Create, Share, Give. contest. Read on to learn more about his fabulous contest and charitable initiative, and grab my recipe while you’re at it. So put on your aprons and get our your whisks, it is time to get to the mixing. Before I get to the recipe tutorial, let me tell you a little about this fabulous Create, Share, Give …

Cranberry Spice Baked Brie + Free Thanksgiving Meal from Ibotta

Cranberry Spice Baked Brie + Free Thanksgiving Dinner from Ibotta

Thanksgiving is going to look a lot different this year. To keep our loved ones and ourselves safe, most of us will not be celebrating the holiday with extended family. That’s certainly the case for myself and it is kind of a bummer. Hopefully, this is the first and only year we all have to hunker down for the season, but while we are, let’s add a bit of extra magic to the festivities. I, for one, will be going all out with a delectable Thanksgiving for my little family. With the help of Ibotta, I will be stretching out …

Mini Stout Pecan Pies with Karo Syrup

Mini Stout Pecan Pies

Thank you Karo® Syrup for sponsoring this post. Celebrate sweet moments together with Karo®! Fire up the ovens, because Fall baking season is here! In my opinion, there is no better time than Autumn in the kitchen. Warm aromas fill the air, tasty treats abound, and flour and holiday spices practically cover every surface. It is a magical time of year, don’t you think?! To kick off the season, I am teaming up with my favorite pantry staples, Karo® Syrup, to bring you a downsized take on a seasonal classic… Mini Stout Pecan Pies! I absolutely love making Autumn pies. …

Strawberry Sriracha Popcorn Shrimp Tacos

Strawberry Sriracha Popcorn Shrimp Tacos

It is a random Monday in the year of our Lord 2020. I want tacos and I want them to be the best tacos I have ever eaten. Why? Because, like I said, it’s 2020. YOLO, baby! I have Gorton’s Popcorn Shrimp in the freezers, fresh strawberries, sriracha mayo in the fridge, and a rumbling tummy. Let’s get to work… Strawberry Sriracha Popcorn Shrimp Tacos Time: 15 min; Yields: 4-6 tacos INGREDIENTS 1 box of Gorton’s Popcorn Shrimp 1 cup of shredded broccoli 1 cup of shredded carrots 1 cup of strawberries (chopped) 1/2 cup of cheese (shredded) 1/4 cup …

Dannon Peaches & Cream Yogurt Cake

Peaches & Cream Yogurt Cake

This post is sponsored by Dannon but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. One of my all time favorite ingredients is yogurt. It is versatile, it has tons of benefits, and it is delicious. One way that I love to use yogurt is in my baking. Yup, it not only serves as a delectable filling, frosting, or glaze for baked goods, you can also use it as an oil substitute. So today, I am going to show you how I incorporate this fabulously adaptable ingredient in an equally fabulous cake. With the help of Dannon Whole Milk …

Easiest Old Fashioned Cocktail - DeKuyper Classic Liqueur

An ‘Old Fashioned’ Father’s Day

This post is sponsored by BabbleBox.com on behalf of DeKuyper Cordials. Like everything in 2020, your Father’s Day celebration is probably going to look a bit different this year. Normally, my daughter and I would plan a day out in the city, filled with sightseeing, people watching, and restaurant hopping to celebrate my husband and the wonderful father he is. But since we can’t do any of that this year, I am opting for a creative at-home option.  In collaboration with of DeKuyper Cordials, I am setting up a fun Old Fashioned cocktail and snack bar to spoil the special …

Hawaiian Havarti BBQ Bison Burgers with Castello Cheese

Hawaiian Havarti BBQ Bison Burgers

Thank you Castello Cheese for sponsoring this post. Enjoy this delicious recipe with your favorite Castello Cheese products today! I am calling it, 2020 is the year of fancy comfort food. With life turned upside down and cabin fever at a fever pitch (pun intended), many are spending time creating culinary, yet comforting, delights at home. I know that I certainly am. Hey, if ever there was a time to eat your feelings, that time is now.  So, join me as I hone my grilling skills and elevate my comfort food repertoire with a unique take on an American staple… …

Small Business Food Photography Social Media Management during Pandemic - GoDaddy Open We Stand

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 …