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Guest Post — Halloween S’mores in a Jar & {my Birthday Giveaway}


{Birthday Bag Giveaway - more info at the bottom} Hi Friends, Thanks Jen for letting me guest post over here on your blog!  I'm Nancy Jacobs and I'm a busy married stay at home mother of three teenagers.  Yes, teenagers keep me hopping!  I blog at several places. Most of you may be interested in my How To Homemaker blog where I give all kinds of tips and tricks related to cooking, … [Read more...]

More Great Ideas {the SWEET edition}


I've always wanted to make homemade ice cream and this Double Chocolate recipe looks so good! @ madigan made How about these White Chocolate Bread Pudding Cupcakes? Wow! @ langes Fädchen, faules Mädchen plus Cosmopolitan Cupcakes and Banana, Nutella and Chocolate Cupcakes. Grab the recipe for these Peanut Butter Swirl Bars @ Hoosier Homemade These are a cute teacher gift  - Candy … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Make a Charming Fruit Tray


  There are so many great fruits in season at the grocery store, the farmers market, and at roadside stands right now. It's the perfect time to put them all together into a yummy fruit tray. You can to take it to barbecues and parties or just have out on your counter for snacking. And if you're going to put in the effort you might as well make it look pretty too. Wash and dry a head of … [Read more...]

Dinner Dilemmas: Great Grilling Recipes & Tips


Happy Father's Day! In honor of Dads everywhere and Summertime,  this Dinner Dilemmas post is dedicated to grilling.  I never seem to want to cook when the weather gets hot. It's so nice to grill something up and have it with a nice salad and some fruit. I am always on the lookout for new Summer recipes and marinates to try.  Here's my favorite Grilling Recipe Right Now{It's from Rachael … [Read more...]

Dinner Dilemmas Solution: E-Mealz Review and Giveaway


It's Sunday and time for  Dinner Dilemmas We're about to start our first week of Summer Vacation! There are so many fun things that we want to do this Summer. One thing I don't want to do is spend my time worrying about what to make for dinner. So when E-mealz contacted me to see if I would like to try out their meal planning system, I was excited to see if they could help me save some … [Read more...]

Tatertots & Jello Cupcakes!!


Tatertots & Jello Cupcakes Thank you so much, Jen, I’m just thrilled to be sharing these Super fun Tatertots and Jello Cupcakes with your readers today! Jen’s Blog is one of my very favorites, she has such Awesome ideas! Love them! Last month while Jen and I were working on the Mother’s Day Extravaganza together, we were chatting on Skype and decided it would be really fun to swap Blogs for … [Read more...]

Dinner Dilemmas Solution: Cooking With Girlfriends!


 It's Sunday -- the day when I try to figure out the menu for next week. And the day at Tatertots where we share ideas on how to make dinnertime less stressful.  Today I have a special guest -- the very cute and talented Becca from Bare Feet on the Dashboard. hey y'all! my name is Becca and I'm from bare feet on the dashboard.I'm so excited to be joining you here on tatertots and jello … [Read more...]

Dinner Dilemmas: Part VI — Meal Swapping!


Welcome to the sixth edition of Dinner Dilemmas! Thanks to everyone who has shared their ideas on how we can make dinnertime a little less stressful and a little more fun! I have loved seeing everyone's thoughts and trying out your recipes! If you would like to check out the Dinner Dilemma Forum -- click HERE. Today, I am very excited to introduce you to Brooke @ Making It Domestic … [Read more...]

Dinner Dilemmas: Part 5

How did dinner go at your house last week? Ours was hit and miss. I am still loving my new Food Nanny system. The kids love making picking out their dinners and making them. I love it because I get more help and everyone seems to like the meals much more when they can pick them out. I have a guest blogger that is going to talk about Meal Swapping next week! I am excited to hear more about that. It … [Read more...]

Dinner Dilemmas: Part 4

First of all, I want to thank each of you that left me a message earlier today. I read each one. Thank you so much - you will never know how much each one of them meant.  You guys are AWESOME!  I actually got an email directly from the blogger who had those things on her site. She apologized and took the images and comments down, plus posted an apology on her blog too. I … [Read more...]