Pampered Chef ~ Rockcrok Dutch Oven XL + Taco Soup Recipe & Giveaway! (Continental US) 12/29

Sending a big thank you to Pampered Chef for providing this amazing product for review as well as sponsoring the giveaway.  All opinions are my own.The weather outside is frightful and it's definitely more delightful indoors.  While I'm not a huge fan of the freezing Minnesota winters, I do enjoy some of the yummy foods that come with this time of year.  I have a great chili recipe as well as some delicious soups, and other comfort foods that definitely make the days a bit more bearable.  Read more [...]

Food Saver FM 5000 Series Review & Recipe For Baked Apple Dessert

By Asha

December 11th, 2016
Thank you to JCS ~ Food Saver for providing me with their product at no cost in exchange for my honest opinion.I had seen the Food Saver vacuum sealing food preservation system on TV and I have always wanted to try it. I was overjoyed to get the chance to partner with JCS and try out the Food Saver FM 5000 Series for myself!The options to what the Food Saver can seal and save seem to be endless. Meat, cheese, fruits, vegetables, leftovers and a host of other things can be vacuum sealed and Read more [...]

NUTRiBULLET Fall Cinnamon Apple Blast Recipe ~ Review & Giveaway US 12/15

Thank you to NUTRiBULLET for providing me with product in exchange for this honest blog review. All opinions are 100% my own.My daughters and I make protein shakes often. Usually, when we make protein shakes, we use our full-size blender. This blender is bulky and heavy. The glass pitcher has begun to chip because it gets used and abused so often. I decided to look into other options. After a lot of research, I decided NUTRiBULLET had what we needed.For my review, I received a NutriBullet Read more [...]

Fall Snacks, Music Ramblings, & Pumpkin Squash Muffins Recipe

This past May, our current music teachers told us that they were going to quit teaching lessons.  They had come to us for almost two years and were an answer to prayer as I had been almost 9 months pregnant with #5 and to the point where I needed someone to commit to coming into our home to teach piano, violin, and guitar, or else we needed to quit.  So we were sad to see this chapter close and were, once again, on the hunt.  Thankfully, my husband's cousin mentioned a name in passing and I decided Read more [...]

Ball Canning ~ 6th Annual Can-It-Forward Day Is Friday, July 22nd, Blueberry Syrup Recipe + Giveaway (US) 7/26

Ball Canning sent product to assist me with this post. All opinions are my own.One of my favorite things about summertime is being able to see product grow right in our own yard and reaping the fruits of our labor.  Last year was less than great because a deer ate my garden - TWICE!  Thankfully, my sister and her husband were kind enough to share their abundance with me so I was still able to do some canning.  This year, I can't wait for all the harvesting so I can get busy again! Thank you Read more [...]