Thanksgiving Essentials - Sweets & Drinks with Ibotta

Thanksgiving Essentials: Sweets & Drinks

Thanksgiving is around the corner, so it’s time to start planning the menu! Sure, you’ve thought about the turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and gravy. I wouldn’t even be surprised if you’ve got your eye on a special cranberry sauce recipe by this point. But what about the other Thanksgiving Day essentials that are less touted? Today, I’ll be skipping the obvious fundamentals and focusing on edible items you definitely don’t want to forget… sweets and drinks! I’ve teamed up with Ibotta to not only highlight some amazing ways to save on these items for the holiday, but also to give …

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Caffeine Fix with Peet’s Espresso

This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. Like I always tell my husband, I am easy to please. Of course, he never believes me, but there are some fundamental truths that hold the key to my happiness. My daughter’s laugh will always warm my heart. A crisp Autumn day with falling leaves will forever make me feel peace. And a hot cup of espresso in my hand will never cease to put a smile on my face. Yes, that’s right, I place caffeine in my top three list of things that make me happy. I clearly …

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Beat the Heat with Dunkin’ Donuts Cold Brew

This post was sponsored by The J.M. Smucker Company, all opinions are my own. As warmer weather rolls in, there are a few items that you probably want to retire. The chunky knit sweater should be nowhere in sight. That amazing potato soup recipe you perfected over the holiday season? Put it away! Oh, and you know that weather app you’ve been glued to this winter? Shut it down, because thanks to the summer season I can already give you the forecast for the next 4 months: It’s going to be hot with a side of sticky. But if you …

Honey Pecan Drizzle, Recipe, Coffee-mate, natural bliss

Honey Pecan Drizzle with Coffee-mate® natural bliss®

Although many of you on the East Coast might not believe it, Spring is here! March has arrived, flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and a fresh batch of recipes need to be tackled. We’ll be ushering in this bright season with a slew of deliciously themed recipes to make the most of the fragrant, crisp air. Let’s start off with the one thing you all start your day with… coffee! I’ve teamed up with Coffee-mate® natural bliss® to create a unique recipe using their line of Honey Creamers. So get a pot brewing, while we get to work on a …

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Coffee Cozy with Craftables

Cozy. Adjective: giving a feeling of comfort, warmth, and relaxation. It is the ultimate stressless state one can achieve. For me, ‘cozy’ is my softest, baggiest sweater and a hot cup of coffee. I relish in the moments that I can sit down in a quiet, sun-filled nook of my house and sip on my coffee in peace. As a working mom with a toddler, these junctures are few and far between. But every once in a while, the stars align, I happen to be wearing my coziest sweater and I get a quiet moment of caffeinated bliss. Lately, I’ve been …

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Quick Pick: Intelligent Blends Coffee & Tea

Here’s another post in my “Quick Pick” series, where I literally am quickly highlighting a product that should be on your radar. So let’s get to it! We all have a friend that is physically attached to their Keurig. You’re picturing them in your head right now, aren’t you? Well, give them the gift of caffeine this holiday season with today’s delicious quick pick: Intelligent Blends Coffee & Tea Company. A fun find for the coffee junkie in your life… Premium gourmet pods from Intelligent Blends. Here are a few of our favorite picks. Espresso Blend Coffee Pods For a …

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Mommy Time-Out with Southern Living

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of PEOPLE®, Real Simple®, and Southern Living®. The opinions and text are all mine. Everyday life can certainly drain my creative reserves: work emails, laundry, chasing after a toddler at Gymboree, planning photo shoots, baby swim classes, more work emails. By mid-day, my brain is easily a ball of mush. So whenever I get the chance I try to take, what I like to call, a “mommy time-out.” It’s a few moments to recoup, sit quietly with a cup of coffee, and get inspired. But unlike a tantrum-induced break, this …

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Best January Recipes

Boozy Peach Lemonade With the close of January, it’s time for my monthly Pinterest round-up! For those of you not familiar with this series, I am (oddly enough) a pretty big in the Pinterest world. A few years ago, I received an email from a company I had never heard of… Pinterest. They were a start-up that was going to be launching a revolutionary website and they wanted to know if I would be a Beta-tester. Not one to turn down being on the forefront of revolution, I said “Hell yeah” and started my quick descent into pinning oblivion. By the …