S’mores Galore!! Tasty Twists on Classic S’mores Recipes

S'mores Galore! Tasty twists on classic s'mores recipes!

If you think s'mores are just chocolate and marshmallows smooshed between two graham crackers, I am about to rock your s'more lovin' mind!  I mean, s'mores are pretty gosh darn delicious.  BUT these recipes?  These recipes?  They are some seriously creative twists on your classic s'mores ... and I don't know that I will ever be able be the same!  If you thought my double chocolate cookies & cream s'mores were good, hold onto your hats, folks! Oh, my word! S'mores galore!! S'mores for … [Continue reading...]

7 Tips for Surviving Family Vacations with Teens & Tweens {And a few of our vacation photos!}

7 Tips for Surviving Family Vacations with Teens and Tweens!

A few weeks ago {that long already?}, on the heels of a whirlwind blog conference, my crazy super duper amazingly sweet hubby embarked on an 8+ hour road trip with our kids and our stuff, scooped me up at the hotel and we headed for a sweet little cabin perched in the mountains of Blue Ridge, Georgia.  Now, we've spent some long weekends at the beach, took a few random trips here and there, but this was what I would consider our first "grown up" vacation!  Cabin booked, rental agreement signed, … [Continue reading...]

Mini Ice Cream Cone Cake Pops

Bite sized mini ice cream cone cake pops

Maybe because my birthday is in less than a month.  Maybe because I found the cutest teeny tiny ice cream cones at the grocery store.  Maybe because those pretty pearly Sixlets have been staring me down every time I open the cabinet that houses my sprinkles.  Maybe because I had a partial chocolate cake mix […]

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Creativity Unleashed Link Party #30 & An Announcement!!

Join us every Friday morning for Creativity Unleashed! 5 blogs - 1 BIG party!

Oh, I have been waiting for this day!  You see, all 4 of your Creativity Unleashed link party hosts finally met at Haven Conference a few weeks ago.  Real in person hugs from the glamazon named Gwen, TONS of laughs with my girl Jocie and serious smart girl conversations with Jessi.  And yes, it was as awesome as you […]

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No-Sweat No-Bake Desserts for Summer

9 glorious no-sweat no-bake desserts for Summer!

Ahhhh, the glorious Summer days of triple digit heat indexes!  I decided that our A/C deserves the MVP award right now … poor thing is working night and day.  So, it only seems fair that I give our oven a break as much as possible right now, right?  And you know what that means … […]

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Buffalo Chicken Melts & Blue Cheese Sriracha Dip

Lunch with a kick! Buffalo chicken melts and blue cheese Sriracha dip!

This post brought to you by Texas Pete. All opinions are 100% mine. Does your family have a favorite type of meal?  I know some of you may love casseroles.  While other families may default straight to pizza.  Hands down, we are a sandwich family!  Easy to personalize and perfectly portable, sandwiches are always one […]

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Grilled Donuts a la Mode

Grilled donuts a la mode! These look SO delicious!

Your eyes do not deceive you.  And yes, you read that right: Grilled donuts a la mode. Let’s break this down. First: donuts.  Soft, fresh bakery glazed donuts grilled until warm and slightly toasty.  Grilled until that delicate crispy glaze just starts to warm and glisten. Then: the warm donuts are topped with robust scoops of rich […]

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Creativity Unleashed Link Party #29


If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen the deluge of pictures from Haven Conference – a blogger conference that was in Atlanta last Thursday through Sunday.  On the heels of the conference, my family scooped up their sleep deprived, mama on information overload for our first real family vacation in the mountains […]

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12 Droolworthy, Don’t Miss, Must Make Desserts!!

12 droolworthy, do not miss, must make desserts!

Ya’ll are KILLING it every week at the Creativity Unleashed Link Party!  I find myself spending a ton of time browsing, pinning and discovering tons of new blogs every single week!  This week was no exception and I just couldn’t help but highlight one dozen of the desserts that are just daring me to ditch […]

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