The EVERYTHING Pasta Salad Recipe

Tastiest pasta salad recipe ever! Nothing says summer like delicious salads. My family begs me to make it all the time!

Nothing says summer like delicious salads! Living in Arizona with the eternal summer, a salad is the best choice for dinner almost any time of the year. Also, being a mom of 4 littles, I love a one-dish meal because it cuts down on the prep and dishes. My entire family LOVES this salad and always comes back for seconds. … Continue reading

100 Mix-and-Match School Lunch Box Ideas

Mix and match these 100 school lunch box ideas to have a different combination of lunch this school year! So many yummy combinations you can make with healthy options and sandwich free lunches, too!

School lunches get boring, fast, if you just stick to the same staples you are used to day after day and week after week. The secret to keeping lunch exciting is by mixing it up and trying new things and keeping it fresh and interesting. To help you make amazing school lunches this year, I’ve complied a list of 100 … Continue reading

Easy Strawberry Freezer Jam Recipe

Super easy Strawberry Freezer Jam recipe! It is kid-friendly to make and delicious for everyone. My family’s favorite recipe with instant pectin – tried and true!

I never thought I was a make-it-yourself jam kind of girl. It just looked like way too much work and I can buy a jar of perfectly good jam for about $3. However, a friend turned me onto a Strawberry Freezer Jam recipe that is the BEST jam I’ve ever had, and now my family will eat nothing else. This … Continue reading

How to Make Mason Jar Salads + 3 Easy Recipes


Salads are one of my all time favorite foods, especially in the summer.  I could eat a salad every single day! However, my family doesn’t share my affinity for all things salad, and they get super cranky when we have large meal salads multiple days in a row. Mason Jar salads are the perfect solution to my wanting to eat … Continue reading

Easy Salad in a Jar To-Go

Make lunch good again. Try a new and healthy way to eat our while at work or on the go. Make ahead for a convienient whole week's worth ready and waiting.

The Meals we choose when away from the house aren’t always our best option. We choose quick and easy, which usually means a drive-through and greasy. When you’re at work and you only have a 30 minute lunch break, it may be what you resort to. But there are other, better options. So save your money, your taste buds and … Continue reading

Chicken and Waffle Sliders

chicken and waffle sliders

Chicken and waffles: the perfect blend of sweet and savory. However if you’re like me and trying to make smarter eating choices this year, the typical chicken and waffles dish may be out of the question. That’s why I’ve decided to create my own take on chicken and waffles: Chicken and Waffle Sliders. The best part about this dish is that … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Taco Soup

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One of my new goals for 2016 is to find ways to simplify my life. One of those ways I’ve decided to simplify is by choosing meals that are quick and easy; one of the fastest methods of cooking I’ve discovered is via crock pot. There’s nothing quite like throwing everything into my slow cooker in the morning only to … Continue reading

Chicken Nugget Sliders Appetizer

Chicken nugget sliders are the best and easiest appetizer or finger food for football game day, movie viewing parties or kid's lunch.

Are you looking for the perfect appetizer for your next get together? These Chicken Nugget Sliders are the easiest and tastiest appetizer perfect for your party. We’re making these sliders for our upcoming Peanuts Movie viewing party. These Chicken Nugget Sliders are sure to be a big hit. This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own.  To gather all … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Leftovers in a Mason Jar

Pack up your Thanksgiving Leftovers into a cute mason jar to let family members easily grab a jar, heat, and enjoy! No more pulling out ALL the dishes to scoop up all the favorites from your Thanksgiving meal.

You’ve just enjoyed your Thanksgiving Feast, and now you’re looking for ways to re-purpose the meal and keep enjoying the leftovers for the days to come. Dishing up your leftovers into individual portions in a mason jar makes the leftovers easy to grab and eat and gives you a perfect balance of all the favorite Thanksgiving foods in an easy … Continue reading