Symphony Candy Bar Brownies

Symphony Brownies

My husband is kind of funny . . . I love to bake desserts and I am always looking for the next yummy recipe to try. However, he just likes to stick to the basics. Like really basic. Like his favorite dessert that I make for him are plain brownies. FROM A BOX. I am not even kidding! So every once in a while, when I don't feel like baking up a storm or [...]

Slow Cooker Bacon Cheese Potatoes


  My husband is a bacon junkie. In the years that we have been married, I have tried to substitute low-sodium bacon and even turkey bacon with hopes of converting him to something a *little* bit healthier, but he knows his bacon and he loves the good full-of-fat stuff. I figure all things in moderation, right? A little fatty bacon now and then never [...]

Mix up your Movie Night: Alice in Wonderland


We've teamed up with the Dating Divas to spice up your movie date night:  And today we are having fun ALICE IN WONDERLAND STYLE!   First, share the fun with everyone by inviting your date and other friends with this cute announcement. Then, set up a "photo booth" for your friends to enjoy as they come in! We've included this free [...]

Strut Your Stuff Saturday Link Party – Week 64


Thanks for coming to party with us! Before we begin, we want to announce the winner of our Minky Couture Giveaway! The winner is...... Please contact us within 48 hours to claim your prize! Now on to the link party! Here are our favorites from last week: Chicken Parmesan Sliders from Will Cook For [...]

30 Amazing Apple Recipes


Our friends, Jocelyn, from Inside BruCrew Life, and Aimee, from Shugary Sweets, invited us to be part of their "Applicious Week," where some of their blogging friends shared their favorite apple treats.  There were so many amazing recipes, we just had to share them with you!  Warning: You may want to grab a napkin.  You will drool. Caramel Apple [...]

Apple Pie Dessert Pizza Recipe


My husband and I recently went to an African-inspired pizza restaurant.  After stuffing my face with my meal, I decided to end on a sweet note with some of their dessert pizza.  I wish I would have ordered it first!  It was amazing!  I decided I would try to make our own dessert pizza at home.  It was so simple and tasted delish! Apple Pie [...]

Chicken Quesadilla Dip Recipe & Silhouette CAMEO Bundle Winner!


We are so excited to announce the winners from a few of our giveaways! The winner of the Silhouette CAMEO Bundle is:  Megan from  Please contact us within 48 hours to claim your prize! In case you missed it, the winners of the 3 iPads and Nikon Camera are: Miranda Hurlburt from Maryland Kristi [...]

Catching Fireflies Giveaway and One Lucky Winner!


This week's giveaway is for one of the quirkiest, cutest shops we've found: Catching Fireflies! Catching Fireflies is a whimsical world filled with clever and delightful gifts for all occasions... birthday, baby, wedding, anniversary, graduation, retirement, hostess, holidays or just because. The name catching fireflies was inspired by one of our favorite [...]

DIY Pottery Barn Kids Strawberry Fairy Halloween Costume Tutorial


Last fall, we got Pottery Barn Kids' latest catalog in the mail, complete with all their Halloween costumes. My little girl (who was 4 at the time) saw the Strawberry Fairy Costume and fell in love with it (her favorite doll was Strawberry Shortcake and she was in love with all things strawberry-related). I thought that the costume was darling, but the [...]

Toffee Apple Dip


Be careful, this dip is addicting!!  We love anything with cream cheese and then you add the Heath Bits in too!  It is so delicious.  A great way to get your little ones to eat their apples! Toffee Apple Dip Ingredients: 2 packages of cream cheese 1 Tablespoon vanilla ½ cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon milk 1 bag of Heath bits [...]

Pumpkin Dump Cake Recipe


E I LOVE when the UPS man comes and brings me a package. It is really one of my most favorite things! Well my husband and I ordered some new phones (Hooray!) and as I was signing for the UPS man and he sniffed a little and said, "Oh Man, Your House Smells Good!" When food is cooking and someone comments.... you always know that is a good sign! Ha Ha! [...]

Healthy Meals Monday: Crispy Honey Mustard Chicken


I really love soft ,tender chicken with a crispy outside.  This chicken is full of flavor and healthier than most crispy chicken! It was a huge hit with my kids and husband. I cut up the leftovers the next day and served it on salad, which was so yummy! Hope you enjoy! Crispy Honey Mustard Chicken Ingredients 2/3 cup of lite honey mustard [...]

Slow Cooker Chile Colorado Beef Burritos


To be honest, I have never heard of a Chile Colorado Burrito, but apparently they are popular and delicious in the Tex-Mex world. The meat inside of these burritos is so simple to make, but tastes absolutely amazing! It basically falls apart when you poke it with your fork. After cooking the meat all day in your slow cooker, you wrap it up in a big [...]

Easy Mexican Salsa Rice


Making a main dish for my family each night is easy . . . it's the side dishes that I really struggle with! Whenever we eat any kind of Mexican food, I always make our Slow Cooker Refried Beans as a side dish because they are so quick and easy (and delicious!). However, I needed something to mix it up. I had a box of brown instant rice in the pantry [...]

Minky Couture Blanket Giveaway!


Cooler weather is on its way, which means it is the perfect time to cuddle up in a nice cozy blanket.  Which is exactly why we are so thrilled to introduce you to Minky Couture! If you haven't heard of Minky Couture, you have been missing out!  Minky Couture has the softest, most luxurious blankets I have ever felt.  They are absolutely amazing!  All [...]

Strut Your Stuff Saturday Link Party – Week 63


Thanks for coming to party with us! We appreciate you taking the time to share your ideas and talents, especially when life is so busy this time of year. Now on to the link party!Here are our favorites from last week:  Perfect Pumpkin Roll from Love, Pomegranate House  Fall Acorn Wreath Tutorial from The Real Housewives of [...]

15 Helpful Tips When Cooking With a Slow Cooker


The Crock Pot or Slow Cooker is one of the best things to have in your kitchen. Not only does it save you a lot of time, but it also is so easy to use. Slow cookers are great for beginning cooks to advanced cooks. All you have to do is fill it up and turn it on. Here are some tips on using slow cookers that everyone needs to know! 1. High on most slow [...]

Sihouette Cameo Bundle Giveaway!

Six Sisters' Stuff Silhouette CAMEO Giveaway

UPDATE:  THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED! If you love to craft and create, the Silhouette CAMEO is the tool for you!  The Silhouette CAMEO is an electronic cutting tool for personal use.  It simply plugs into your PC or Mac using a USB cable and uses a small blade to cut your designs into a variety of materials.  It can cut paper, cardstock, vinyl, fabric and [...]