Spencer’s 5-Minute Buffalo Chicken Wraps

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It doesn't get much easier than Spencer's 5-Minute Buffalo Chicken Wraps! With just a few simple ingredients and a microwave, you can have this fast and flavor-packed meal ready in no time. It's one of my brother's favorite weeknight dinners and now I know why! My brother, Spencer, and my sister-in-law, Jackie, have three kids the same ages as my boys. That means that we can relate to each other on many levels...especially our crazy-busy lives as we try to juggle work, sports schedules, … [Read more...]

Stuff We Love This April

Stuff We Love This April

Hi, there! April is flying by and we'll be looking ahead to May before we know it. Time to check in with another list of Stuff We Love right now. As always, none of these items are sponsored. They're just things that we have in our home and we want to share! Some affiliate links are included.   Herbal Essences Naked Shampoos and Conditioners. I have used both the Moisture line of shampoo and conditioner, as well as the Shine line of shampoo and conditioner. They’re both great, and … [Read more...]

Derby Pie

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A slice of this Derby Pie is the perfect festive addition to your Kentucky Derby Day celebration! A thick, gooey chocolate chip cookie meets a warm buttery pie that's spiked with just the right amount of bourbon for a heavenly and decadent Southern dessert! If you keep up with my blog regularly, then you may have seen my Weekend Recap when Casey and I baked this pie on a recent Sunday morning. I was quick to snap photos that afternoon so that we could enjoy it for a special dessert in the … [Read more...]

Weekend Recap!


Hi there! We're finishing up another busy weekend and I wanted to share some highlights with you this evening. Ready, set, go! Our weekend actually started on Friday evening when I got the boys bathed and dressed in some decent attire (i.e., something other than mud-stained mesh shorts) so that we could head to the preschool fundraiser. Keith met us at the school after work for a performance by the students, a dinner, socializing, and a silent auction. It was a fun night and we … [Read more...]

Aunt Bee’s Chile Cheese Squares

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The perfect party appetizer or side dish, Aunt Bee's Chile Cheese Squares are a simple make-ahead recipe that has been enjoyed for generations! These bite-sized snacks take advantage of a baking mix for an easy, cheesy Southern treat that will disappear fast. Are you hosting a Cinco de Mayo gathering? Yes? Well then you've come to the right spot. But you know what? These Chile Cheese Squares would be equally appropriate for a holiday party (thanks to the red and green tucked inside), … [Read more...]

Lightened-Up Taco Crescent Casserole

Lightened Up Taco Crescent Casserole

Your busiest weeknights just got a little bit easier, thanks to this Lightened-Up Taco Crescent Casserole! It's a simple, family-friendly, and nutritious way to get dinner on the table fast! Gosh, my family LOVES Mexican-inspired dishes. It seems like no matter which type of meat I use, or which wacky way I toss the ingredients together, the boys will always finish their dinner if it includes taco sauce, salsa, and/or guacamole. Whether you're celebrating Cinco de Mayo or just looking … [Read more...]

Cookies and Cream Protein Shake

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Treat yourself to a thick, creamy, decadent-tasting Cookies and Cream Protein Shake. Reminiscent of your favorite soft-serve ice cream, it's a healthy way to satisfy your cravings for a sweet and frozen treat this season!  In my experience, including protein in each of my meals and snacks seems to be one of the best ways to power through my days and keep my hunger at bay. But you know what? Hardboiled eggs and cottage cheese don't always sound appealing. I'd much rather indulge in ice … [Read more...]

Healthy Banana Pudding {Individually Portioned in Your Favorite Glassware!}

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #showmetheshine #CollectiveBias With only 5 minutes of prep, you can enjoy this Healthy Banana Pudding that is packed with protein, fruit, and all of the classic dessert flavors that you love! Individually portioned in your favorite glassware, these portable snacks have less than 150 calories per serving! The warmer weather is coming, friends!! I can just feel it! Before we know it, … [Read more...]

Lightened-Up Blueberry Coffee Cake

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Grab a cup of coffee and bake up a little something sweet for your next breakfast, brunch, or snack! This Lightened-Up Blueberry Coffee Cake is moist, tender, and absolutely decadent -- no one will ever know that it's actually packed full of protein, whole grains, and fruit for a satisfying treat! My friend Katherine is kind of a Super Mom. She's the President of the boys' preschool Board, she has two boys about the same age as my older boys, AND she has twin girls who are about to turn … [Read more...]

Spring Weekend Recap!


Hi, guys! We've had an absolutely gorgeous weekend, so we've been outside enjoying the sun a lot. I don't have anything nearly as exciting as Egg Hunts and Easter Bunnies to report this week, but it's been a fun couple of days nonetheless. Here are a few highlights... Gibbs had his first soccer game of the season, so we all spent Saturday morning out on the fields. Little brothers were there to cheer him on... They won, Gibbs scored plenty of goals, so all was right with … [Read more...]