Pulled Pork North Carolina Nachos Rev Up Your Race Day! #RaceDayRelief

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RaceDayRelief #CollectiveBias It's race day.   Our favorite, Ty Dillon, is driving #95.   The excitement spills over to every member of our family.  I wake up, and want to start cooking for a race viewing party, but.....  my muscles aren't cooperating!  Ouch!  Overnight, I've aged ten years and aches and pains are dragging me … [Read more...]

Create Cooking Memories: An Easy Family Cookbook and Mediterranean Rice Recipe

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Mars, Incorporated. All opinions are mine alone. #BensBeginners #UncleBensPromo #CollectiveBias Do you have a favorite memory of your Grandma that involves cooking or a special dish?  Do you catch a smell of a certain food that brings back feelings from a childhood holiday?  Food is a trigger for memories and every family has their special recipes, … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Litehouse Foods and Recipe for Southwestern Pasta Salad with Jalapeno Ranch Dressing #SoldInCold (US, Ends 9/8)

Disclosure:  This post was made possible by iConnect and Litehouse Foods. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine.  #SoldInCold I am so excited to bring you this post!  Litehouse Foods is one of my favorite brands.  Litehouse is an employee-owned company ( I love that! ) that has been creating deliciousness for over 50 years.  All their products have a quality of freshness that appeals to me. … [Read more...]

Scotch-Brite Scrubbing Dish Cloths To The Rescue! Don’t Let Cleanup Worries Stop You From Making The Perfect Lasagna!

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ScrubbingPower #CollectiveBias Have you ever hesitated to make a favorite dish because you knew cleanup would be a nightmare?  It's sad but facing the task of washing a lasagna pan has given me second thoughts about making lasagna.  But no more! Scotch-Brite® Scrubbing Dish Cloths to the rescue.  I first tried the new … [Read more...]

Recipe: Banana Pecan Waffles with Sir Bananas™ Bananamilk! THE AFTER-SCHOOL PLAYDATE, a Play in One Act #Bananamazing #ad

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Bananamazing #CollectiveBias THE AFTER-SCHOOL PLAYDATE A play in one act CAST OF CHARACTERS MOM:                           A woman trying to do her best. CHILDREN 1-5:           Five children of various ages. ACT I, SCENE I SETTING:  Once upon a time, mom arranged a playdate for her daughter with five … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Michael Symon’s Cookbook, “Carnivore” (US, Ends 3/27) #SpringCleaning

Welcome to the Spring Cleaning Giveaway Hop hosted by Bookhounds  Check out all the bloggers and their giveaways in the linky at the bottom of the post. Hop around or enter them all! Welcome to Kelly’s Lucky You! If you are one of my regular readers, thank you! I appreciate each and every one of the people who use Kelly’s Lucky You to find out about the newest, latest products (and some old favorites) that will make your life easier, … [Read more...]

Spring IS Right Around The Corner! Recipe For Spring Quiche #IsntWinterOverYET #SpringIntoTampico

Disclosure:  Thank you Tampico Beverages for sponsoring this conversation.  #SpringIntoTampico #DrinkTampico #ad Are you ready for spring?  Wow, I sure am!  The last bits of snow won't last long, even if they do fall.  It's time to celebrate SPRING!! My daughter and I made this Spring Quiche and it is delicious!  Add a salad, some fruit, and a glass of Tampico Punch and you can dream of sunshine and tulips instead of snowflakes. Have … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Brunch Idea – Orange Blossom Crepes With Tampico Punch

Disclosure:  Thank you Tampico Beverages for sponsoring this conversation.  #DrinkTampico #LOVETAMPICO Valentine's Day is right around the corner.  How do you celebrate? Valentine's Day is the perfect day for a enjoying a delicious, special brunch and this year it falls on a Sunday! I whipped up some Orange Blossom Crepes and they would make a yummy addition to your brunch Valentine's Day celebration.  The key to this delicious brunch … [Read more...]

Ahoy, Matey! Enjoy a Bowl of “Oceans of Flavor Oatmeal” Today!

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BringYourBestBowl #Kroger #CollectiveBias I'm excited to share one of my all-time favorite breakfast foods, Quaker® Oats.  Oatmeal is my go-to breakfast choice because it's delicious and you can easily create variety.  Oatmeal is like a canvas for the food "artiste".  By adding different fruits, nuts, sweeteners, or spices you … [Read more...]

Don’t Just Make Dinner… Make Memories! Easy-to-Prepare, Delicious Chicken Florentine from Bertolli

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MangiaTonight #CollectiveBias What's for dinner tonight? A quick stop at the store to pick up a salad, bread, Bertolli Chicken Florentine and you can serve a delicious meal for dinner tonight! I like to make an easy dinner, that requires little or no prep, and then use the cooking time to do something fun with my … [Read more...]

Easy Buffalo Chicken Party Dip – Only 5 Ingredients! Be the MVP of Your Big Game Party!

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Albertsons. The recipe for this post was provided to me. All opinions are mine alone. #GameDayMVP #JewelOsco #CollectiveBias It's here! Time to start thinking about where you are going to watch the BIG GAME! And, maybe just as importantly, what's on the snack menu, hehehe! Whether you will be watching at home or taking a snack to a friend's party, I have a recipe for an easy and delicious treat … [Read more...]

Recipe: Italian Sausage Holiday Casserole

Disclosure:  This post has been compensated by Johnsonville. All opinions are mine alone. Are you looking for... ...a dish that you can serve at your holiday meal? ... a meal to serve on Christmas Eve? ...a dish to take to a holiday dinner at someone else's house? I have the perfect thing for you! This dish not only tastes absolutely delicious but it looks beautiful. Made with loads of vegetables and new Johnsonville Naturals Sausage, … [Read more...]

Holiday Chipotle Lentil Tamales Recipe – It’s a Holiday Tamalada!

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VivaLaMorena #CollectiveBias Tamales have been made for literally thousands of years. This portable, delicious, nutritious meal-in-a-wrap is a tradition in Mexico and Central America. My daughter is Guatemalan by birth and this year I wanted to introduce her to the holiday tradition of the tamalada. A tamalada is a party to … [Read more...]

How to Have a Be-WITCH-ing Halloween Party!

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MixInMonsterMash #CollectiveBias Halloween is right around the corner! One of my family's favorite themes for celebrating Halloween is witches.  My daughter is nine and dressing up as Maleficent this year.  Halloween is one of her favorite reasons to party.   Have your kids picked out their costumes?  Will you be hosting or … [Read more...]

Recipe: Homemade Peanut Butter Energy Bites Are On My Runners Pre-Race Checklist Because They Are The Perfect Breakfast!

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SpreadTheMagic #CollectiveBias What to eat before running a race or a training long-run?  It's one of the most asked questions by runners.  And an important question.  I've found something that works for me and I want to share it! Homemade Peanut Butter Energy Bites: are nutritious taste delicious and it's easy to … [Read more...]

Secret Weapon To Get Kids Out Of Bed In The Morning – Huevos Rancheros To Go! #StockUpOnPace #JewelOsco

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Jewel-Osco. All opinions are mine alone. #StockUpOnPace #JewelOsco #CollectiveBias  "Whew!" That's what I say every morning after my daughter leaves for school.  My husband and I have tried everything from schedules, earlier bedtimes, screaming, and begging to make the morning more calm and approach a semblance of punctuality.  What works best?  A combination! My daughter and I worked together … [Read more...]