Giveaway: Stackable Appetizer Maker – Look Like A Professional Chef! (US, Ends 11/23)

I made that Fruit Cheesecake Stack!  Wow! The Stackable Appetizer Maker made me look like I knew what I was doing *grin*. The first time I saw this kitchen gadget , the Stackable Appetizer Maker, was at the Chicago Housewares Show.  I was amazed at how easy it was to make amazing looking appetizers and desserts.  You don't have to be a chef to make treats for your next party that will have your guests asking you how you did it! I saw … [Read more...]

Twitter Party Alert! #MyPicknSave 10/29 12pm CT/1pm ET – Prizes $500! RSVP Here!

Join me at the #MyPicknSave Twitter Party! Are you ready for Halloween?  It's right around the corner and it's time to shop.  There's nothing scarier than hungry kids and nothing for them to eat!  You can check the recipes on the Pick 'n Save website and shop for ingredients to create Halloween-inspired dishes of your own.  Or go to your nearest Pick 'n Save store for convenient, ready-to-serve party food that will make your preparation quick … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Sucre’s Signature Artisan Chocolates (US, Ends 10/31) #TreatYourself

We're just a couple of weeks away from Halloween and there's one thing that's on everyone's mind... treats! Welcome to the Treat Yourself Giveaway Hop, hosted by So Easy Being Green and Viva Veltoro! In this hop, you'll find lots of special treats to keep your entering giveaways until it's time to go out and gather your own! If you are one of my regular readers, thank you!  I appreciate each and every one of the people who use Kelly’s … [Read more...]

Spooktacular Ideas For Halloween Essentials from

Need ideas for Halloween?  No fear, has spook-tacular ideas for: ·         Devilishly delicious desserts ·         Pumpkin decorating ideas (including carve-free options) ·         Home-made costumes ·         Monstrously fun (and simple) crafts and decorations ·         Disney inspired recipes, crafts and decorations   Dare to delve into devilish desserts:   Forked Eyeballs My Take: Halloween … [Read more...]

Pumpkin-y Brunch! Moments of Connection with Friends, Family, Taster’s Choice Coffee and Pumpkin Spice Coffee-mate!

Welcome to our home! Isn't it fun to connect with friends and family? Everyone gets busy and it's difficult to find time to get together.  Especially in the fall, there is so much going on.  We have some friends that we used to have fun with on "game nights". but now it's tough to find an open evening to get together.  I had the idea to try a brunch!  And what better way to celebrate the fall season with friends than some delicious pumpkin … [Read more...]

Recipe for a Spooky Celebration with M&M’s Caramel Apples, Mars Candy, Hawaiian Punch and 7UP

Whether you are entertaining with a big party or just your family, Halloween is a fun time to get creative with cooking and crafts for Halloween Celebrations!  Here are some spooky Halloween Recipes - Hawaiian Punch and 7UP make a delicious (and a bit scary!) Halloween Punch and I used M&M’s for a cute Halloween Dessert. How many trick-or-treaters do you have come to your door on Halloween?  It varies quite a bit from year to year in our … [Read more...]

Baked Brie and Sangria with Welch’s Grape Spread and Juice – Welch’s Share What’s Good Photo Contest

 I have so many memories that center around the kitchen table in my childhood home.  It's funny, I saw a picture of the old kitchen recently, and I instantly recognized the wallpaper.  I spent so much time talking to my mom in that kitchen.  After school, I would have a snack and sit and tell her about my day.  I would sit in the kitchen and do homework, while she prepared dinner.  Then the whole family sitting around the dinner table.  My … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Wicked Good Gorton’s Seafood Prize Pack! (US, Ends 10/19) Fish Stick Stackers Recipe

One of my daughter's favorite choices for dinner are "Fish Fingers".  We are fans of the tv show, "Charlie and Lola" and from an early age, Rosie thought Fish Sticks were actually called "Lola's Fish Fingers".  The fish sticks that my husband and I enjoy as much as Rosie does, are Gorton's Fish Fingers so when they asked me to write a review, I knew it would be a fun one to write! Gorton’s has been the trusted brand for great seafood since … [Read more...]

Appliance Update – One Year Later and Loving My Maytag Kitchen!

In preparing to write this post, I was looking back at the "before" pictures of my kitchen.  Wow.  The difference the Maytag appliances have made in the "look" of my kitchen is incredible.  Now I'm kind of embarrassed that I didn't have matching appliances, but I truly didn't know what an impact it had. When the new Maytag kitchen appliances first came I cleaned them every day - they looked spotless.  I have to admit that the zeal for cleaning … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Brew Over Ice Prize Pack (US, Ends 10/12) Make Iced Drinks With Your Keurig!

Do you have a Keurig? Did you know you can use it to make ice tea? Really, ICE tea.  And it's very easy. Just like making a cup of coffee, you put a K-cup in the machine, hit "Brew" and off you go!  Oh, wait, one difference, when you put the cup under, use an ice tea glass filled with ice.  That's it.  Delicious teas are made by Snapple and there is even an iced coffee.     One lucky KLY reader is going to win … [Read more...]

Twitter Party Alert! #MyPicknSave 9/26 1:00 PM ET – $500 in GC Prizes! RSVP Here!

Join me at the #MyPicknSave Twitter Party!     Are you excited about fall season parties?   Are there football fans in your family?   Pick n' Save can help you with ideas, recipes, and fresh ingredients that will make every fall party a hit! Twitter parties about food are my favorites and I'm thrilled to be hosting this one.  I hope you'll join me to tweet about delicious, fun treats especially for tailgating, football-viewing … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Cake Boss Prize Pack (US, Ends 10/12) – Bake Like the Boss!

Buddy Valastro, the Cake Boss, not only makes delicious and beautiful cakes in his New Jersey bakery, he entertains millions with his television show.  I've been watching for years and love seeing the amazing designs of his creations.  When I was contacted about reviewing some products from his new line, I was very excited.  I don't have much, if any, experience in decorating cakes but Buddy and his crew make it look so easy. I remember one … [Read more...]

#ad Recipe for Fast and Fun Family Movie Party!

Don't have much time?   Don't have much money? Want a family night of dinner and a movie but need an easy meal and fun meal? Don't worry! My recipe for a Fast, Fun Family Movie Party is easy and budget friendly! We headed to Walmart for the ingredients to create an Oscar-worthy masterpiece.  This recipe for movie night is a sure winner in the "Food and Fun" category. RECIPE Fast and Fun Family Movie Night (serves … [Read more...]

A Weekend Treat: Crepes Filled With Yoplait’s New Fruitful Yogurt! Don’t Miss This Coupon! #sponsored

Crepes are a lovely Sunday morning treat!  Crepes are much easier to make than you would think, and an easy and delicious filling is the new Fruitful Yogurt from Yoplait.   With 1/3 cup of real fruit in every serving, there’s something delectable in the first to last spoonful.  Blueberries, mangoes, strawberries, cherries, and more – get ready for an authentic fruit experience you can find right in the yogurt aisle.  And Fruitful contains simple … [Read more...]

Yoplait Coupon – Save Today!

  I just tried the new yogurt from Yoplait, Fruitful. 1/3 cup of real fruit in every one.  It's deee-lish!  Print out this coupon, throw it in your purse and save when you try this awesome new offering from Yoplait.  Just click on the picture above or below and save!   … [Read more...]

24 Lunch Box Ideas

My daughter has been back at school for a week and I'm already running out of lunch box ideas!  What to do?  Well, turn to bloggers, of course.  Don't mom bloggers have the best ideas?  You bet! Here are 24 Lunch Box Ideas from my some of my blogger friends.  Do you see one you want to try? 1. Homemade Uncrustables 2. Easy Lunch Box Pizzas 3. Japanese Veggie Sandwiches 4. Peanut Butter Lunch Box Muffins 5. Cheese, Onion, and Potato … [Read more...]