Healthy Chai Tea Cakes Recipe

When my son was a baby, I used to escape to the cafe at the nearby bookstore for a little reading, relaxation and me-time, served up with an iced chai latte and a sweet treat. Now that Jackson is older and a lot more self sufficient, I don’t feel the need as often to hand […]

This Nutty Glazed Carrot Cake is the best carrot cake recipe ever. It's so easy to make, and you'll never guess the "secret ingredient that makes it moist.

More nights than I care to admit, I send my husband a 5 o’clock text that starts out, “Can you stop by the grocery store and pick up…?” No matter how many lists I make or how meticulous I am with menu planning, I always forget some crucial ingredient at the store. Or decide at the […]

An effortless picnic menu? It's definitely possible and delicious, too. These are some great grab-and-go picnic food ideas that look and taste gourmet but don't require a lot of effort. #EdwardsPie #pmedia #ad

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and EDWARDS®, but all my opinions are my own. Read my full disclosure policy here. #pmedia #EdwardsPies http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Where we live, there are lots of free summertime concerts and events. It’s the perfect excuse to pack a picnic and head […]

Try this seasonal craft cocktail twist on the traditional mojito recipe. This one combines blueberries and basil with lime juice and rum. Fresh flavors with a kick!

I’m sweetening up summer with Sweet’N Low® and sharing this brunch-worthy craft cocktail blueberry basil mojito recipe as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #donthesitaste Last month cherries were in season, and this month we’re picking blueberries and harvesting fresh herbs from the garden. You can only make so many batches of blueberry muffins […]

Fig jam, ham and brie cheese are a delicious flavor combination. Mellow, sweet and salty. Combined, they make a great toppings for a panini sandwich. #BlackBoxWine #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Read my full disclosure policy here. #SummerToGo #CollectiveBias The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. I have said it before, and I’ll say it again. Summer entertaining should be easy. Good food, good […]

Famously, Elvis Presley loved fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches. This s'mores recipe would make the King of rock n' roll shimmy and shake! Toast up one of these, and you'll say, "Thankyouverymuch." #HersheysSummer

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by The Hershey Company via MomTrends. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of The Hershey Company or Momtrends #HersheysSummer Read my full disclosure policy here. Thankyouverymuch. That’s what you’re going to say to me when you taste this Elvis-inspired s’mores recipe I cooked up. Famously, the king […]

JELL-O Mandarin Orange Salad is a light and refreshing dessert. perfect for potlucks and summer barbecues. It's easy to whip up a batch in a hurry.

It’s the season of potlucks and backyard barbecues. So that means you need an arsenal of easy desserts, salads and side dishes you can whip up in a snap. JELL-O Mandarin Orange Salad is a potluck two-fer: it works as a dessert or a salad. And making a batch is as easy as opening up some […]

Vintage American Flags

Looking for a way handmade or homemade way to show your patriotism? Recipes, crafts, DIYs, parties and decorating projects — I’ve shared lots of 4th of July ideas over the years. If you’re looking for creative way to spend the long holiday weekend, why not try one of these easy projects or recipes? Firecracker Patriotic […]

This homemade cherry limeade recipe is the perfect low-calorie summertime drink. Made with fresh lime juice and cherry puree, it has the right balance of tart and sweet flavors. Mix in a little vodka, rum or tequila for a delicious adults-only version. #sponsored #donthesitaste

I’m sweetening up summer with Sweet’N Low® and sharing this homemade cherry limeade recipe as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #donthesitaste Every year, our family goes cherry picking at an orchard on the Blue Ridge Parkway. And every year, we pick more cherries than we can eat. So, I’m always scrambling for creative ways to use […]

Sometimes, I like my coffee with a little kick! This iced coffee and chocolate martini really hits the spot! #IDelightIn10 #spon #IDelight

Sometimes I need my coffee with a little kick! This Caramel Macchiato Chocolate Martini recipe is great for those times when you need a caffeine pick-me-up and some soul-soothing chocolate. Go ahead — take a moment. Kick your feet up, and take 10. I don’t know about you, but by the time cocktail hour rolls around, […]