Strut Your Stuff Saturday Link Party – Week 99


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30 DIY 4th of July Ideas

 My favorite holiday is the 4th of July, I start counting down to it the day after Christmas! Growing up our mom would dress us all in matching flag t-shirts with big patriotic bows in our hair (thank goodness there wasn't Facebook back then!) Here are 30 Do It Yourself Ideas to make your 4th of July just as festive as ours was! Ruffled Felt American Flag [...]

Pretzel and Toffee Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe

Fudgy Brownies topped with creamy peanut butter, pretzels, chocolate chips and toffee bits!

I am crazy about dessert!  My husband knows how much I love dessert and bet me that I couldn't go a month without it.  I was determined to prove him wrong!  The first few days were rough, but I made it through!  About a week and a half into it, I came across this recipe from Mel's Kitchen Cafe.  I thought I would have enough self control to make these tasty [...]

Copycat Papa John’s Pizza Recipe

Copycat Papa John's Pizza

We have pizza every weekend!  We live right around the corner from a Papa John's and we eat there more than I probably should admit!  I found a copycat recipe and knew we had to give it a whirl.  It was so delicious and the sauce was amazing!      Copycat Papa John's Pizza Recipe: (Makes 3 pizzas) Ingredients: 8 cups all-purpose [...]

Kung Pao Chicken Recipe

Kung Pao Chicken recipe

We love Chinese food. This recipe will have you coming back for seconds! It tastes like it came from a Chinese restaurant and the best part is, you can enjoy it in the comfort of your home! Kung Pao Chicken Recipe serves 4 Ingredients: Marinade: 2 pounds chicken, cut into bite size pieces (about 5 chicken breasts cut into bite size [...]

Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie Recipe

Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie

There is nothing I love more on a hot summer day than a cold refreshing drink!  This smoothie only has three ingredients and tastes absolutely amazing!  I am sure my family will be drinking more than our fair share of these to battle the heat this summer. Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie Recipe: (Makes 8-10 servings) Ingredients: 2 (10 ounce) [...]

15 Fabulous Finds from Four Chairs Furniture

15 Fabulous Finds from Four Chairs Furniture

I absolutely love Four Chairs Furniture.  I am still in awe over the makeover they did for my living room!  I love all of their products, but I decided to share 15 of my favorites with you (all of which you can find on their website)! Quatrefoil Light Aqua Green and White Pouf Ottoman I love the bright fresh colors of this ottoman!  It measures [...]

M&M Monster Dip

M and M Monster Dip

When we were little, my Mom would buy us a candy bar every Friday night. One of my most favorite things was being with my sisters watching TGIF on our bean bags eating our special treat. My favorite candy bar to pick was M&M's. I still could eat them everyday! When I saw this recipe from Ashton from Something Swanky I was so excited to make it.  It was [...]

Healthy Black Bean Spinach Enchiladas

Black Bean Spinach Enchiladas

We love Enchiladas at our house. I wanted to find a way to stick some veggies in there and I came across a recipe from The Garden Grazer. I changed things around a little bit to make it so my girls would eat it and it turned out delicious! Hope you love it as much as we did! Healthy Black Bean Spinach Enchiladas Ingredients: 15 oz. can black beans, [...]

White Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

white chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

So, I want to ask a question that might spark a huge, ugly debate . . . What is better: Cookie dough or a cookie? As for me, I am totally on Team Cookie Dough. I know that people will let me know that the eggs in the dough could be harmful, but seriously it won't change my mind. I just have no control! When you put a bowl of cookie dough in front of [...]

White Chicken Enchilada Casserole

White Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Thank you so much for your patience as we figure out how to use our new site! We still have a lot of bugs that we are trying to work through, but we promise that it will be worth it in the end! There are a lot of cool features that will be available, we will soon be releasing a phone and tablet app, and we are excited to announce that we will be expanding [...]

Strut Your Stuff Saturday Link Party – Week 98

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We hope you all have a fabulous Memorial Day Weekend!  We are so thankful to all those who serve and have served our nation to protect our freedoms. Before you head out to a barbecue or camp out, we would love to see what you've been up to! Be sure to check out our cookbook! Also available as an eBook for your Kindle! Here are our [...]

50 Easy Birthday Cake Ideas


When we were small my Mom always made our birthday such a big deal. I remember in Jr. High walking to the bus stop seeing my Mom already at the bus stop with a card table covered in balloons. On the table she had donuts for all the kids at the bus stop. She is just awesome like that. I felt so special! This was just one birthday. She made every one of my [...]

Banana Cream Dessert Salad Recipe

Banana Cream Dessert Salad

My husband loves banana cream pie, but sadly enough he married someone who isn't a fan of pie crust (I know, I'm weird).  This is one banana cream recipe that we can both agree on! Banana Cream Dessert Salad Recipe: (Makes 10-12 servings) Ingredients: 1 (5.1 ounce) box instant banana cream pudding 1 (16 ounce) container Cool Whip, thawed 2 [...]

Asian Glazed Salmon Recipe

I am not a seafood lover... or eater for that matter.  I never liked seafood whatsoever until my husband and I moved to San Francisco.  We were walking on the pier one day and decided to have dinner at Bubba Gump's.  I usually would have ran in the other direction of a seafood restaurant, but I was starving, so I gave in.  With not a whole lot on the menu [...]

Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe

I recently helped with a party at church where we needed a lot of food.  My friend gave me the recipe for this cake and it was so easy and delicious!  This is perfect for feeding a large crowd {or for eating the leftovers straight outta the pan...I won't judge you}! Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe: (Makes 30 servings) Ingredients: 1 (18.25 [...]

NatureBox Review and Giveaway

Nature Box Collage

We are so excited to announce this week’s sponsor: NatureBox  We are always on the lookout for some delicious, healthy snacks – and as soon as we heard about NatureBox – we knew we had to try them!  NatureBox is a monthly snack subscription service that delivers their high-quality, tasty snacks right to your doorstep! Each month, NatureBox will send you 5 [...]