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Designing A Big Boy’s Room #RFBloggers @RaymourFlanigan

My youngest son is turning three and is no longer a baby, so of course it’s time for him to have a big boy’s room. We loved his Thomas The Train Toddler bed and train themed nursery, but he’s seriously outgrown it, and so we recently realized it was time for a bedroom makeover from […]

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  • Anne

    It’s so exciting and sad when the little ones get too big for their rooms.ReplyCancel

  • TerriAnn

    I love that rustic feel. Seems like your son is going to have an amazing room!ReplyCancel

  • Kait

    I love the colors of the furniture! And those vintage type of artifacts!ReplyCancel

  • Andrea Kruse

    I can’t wait to see what you create! I have a 7 year old who is ready for a big boy room make over. Actually, my 5-year old daughter is almost ready, too. So many choices.ReplyCancel

    • There are! It is such a fun process, picking out just the right pieces.ReplyCancel

  • Jenn

    Hubs would want that deer lamp for our living room!ReplyCancel

  • Crystal

    It was so hard to admit my little boy was growing up! The transformation to a big boy is so much fun though. I can’t wait to see how your room transforms for your little one.ReplyCancel

  • Colleen

    I love that bicycle clock, and I agree with your choice of furniture.ReplyCancel

  • HilLesha

    I love the vintage tone of the decor. That bedroom set is also beautiful! :)ReplyCancel

  • Tammy

    We thought we weren’t going to get another bedroom set for our daughter when we transitioned her from her crib to a bed either… LOL – ends up she went from her twin bed to a Queen sized bed ;) When she was 10. I can’t wait to see what you picked for Little Man though – I love seeing themed rooms for kids – its all about the imagination and comfort for them so they feel like their room is their happy place :)ReplyCancel

  • Jenn

    Aww, it’s fun but hard when they move away from stuffed animals and little beds!ReplyCancel

  • Donna

    My son is 12 and we updated his room when he was 9 almost 10. I guess next year we will make it even older, once he is a teen. Sigh. I can’t wait to see what you do with his room!ReplyCancel

  • HilLesha

    I can’t wait to see the big reveal! :)ReplyCancel

  • Raijean

    I love this, I need to update my sons room. I’m going to check them out!ReplyCancel

  • Liz Mays

    Now you’ve got me all excited about your room makeover. I can not WAIT to see what you did!ReplyCancel

  • Matea

    I hope you’ll enjoy decorating your little one’s room. That is waiting for us this spring, as my boy also is three and we have to decorate his room accordingly. No more teddy bears :). Good luck, I’ll follow your progress :)ReplyCancel

  • TerriAnn

    We never really did too much decoration for my daughter’s room but I wish we had. There’s so much cute furniture and decor these days!ReplyCancel

  • Valerie Remy-Milora

    What a lucky young man you have! I love the vintage feel you’ve chosen. It feels timeless. I’ve always loved vintage globes. They are such a fun, educational piece that are an open invitation to dream …ReplyCancel

  • Vanessa

    It’s such a bitter sweet thing when you have to switch out the furniture cause they grow up. They grow up so fast.ReplyCancel

  • Courtney

    I can’t wait to see the big boy bedroom makeover! I love R&F, they’re quality is better than all the other furniture stores we’ve purchased from. I spy honest diapers!! We use those too :)ReplyCancel

A Romantic Dinner Date At Home + Lemon Butter Chicken & Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Recipes

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and it put me in the mood to come up with some romance inspired recipes for couples to enjoy together for meaningful holidays, or a date night in. Whether you are celebrating Valentine’s Day at home this year with your honey, or have an anniversary or birthday coming up, certain […]

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  • Heather

    That looks delicious! I also love the color of the Le Creuset – it has a vintage tone to it that I love.ReplyCancel

  • Rina

    Now that is a romantic meal, I need to cook this for someone!ReplyCancel

  • Crystal

    The fig balsamic sounds just delightful. Our wedding anniversary is very close to Valentine’s Day, so we typically don’t do much. Having a romantic dinner date would be a wonderful treat for us both.ReplyCancel

    • Liz Mays

      Yes, I’m totally craving that vinaigrette too. I just can’t wait to give that a taste!ReplyCancel

  • Billie

    Garlic is an aphrodisiac? Wow, cool! This sounds delicious and I love the blue cocotte!ReplyCancel

  • Jenn

    This would be such a perfect date night meal. Tasty and light.ReplyCancel

  • Jane

    I’m going to try this for my hubby soon. Thanks.ReplyCancel

  • Andrea Kruse

    Oh, my! I haven’t seen the Le Creuset Flower Cocotte before! I have to know, is it new? I am going to have to see if they make it in Caribbean Blue (my color to collect). the Fig Balsamic sounds yummy and would be a big hit in this house. Thanks for sharing!ReplyCancel

    • Penelope

      I think I saw it in another color (a beautiful buttery yellow), so from time to time it’s available in different colors…I collect Caribbean Blue Le Creuset too!ReplyCancel

    • Crystal

      Isn’t it so cute? I need one of those for myself!ReplyCancel

  • Kait

    I didn’t realize figs were an aphrodisiac! This looks like a perfect date night dinner.ReplyCancel

  • Ty

    That’s one romantic looking meal! Makes me want to prepare it for my adorable hubby!ReplyCancel

  • Trisha

    What “sweet” idea :) We really like Bonne Maman but haven’t tried the fig preserves yet.ReplyCancel

  • Liz Mays

    This would go over so big with my boyfriend. He is MAD about figs!ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie Phelps

    Oh my gosh I am for sure going to make this! Thank youReplyCancel

  • Oh I can just imagine with some candlelight on the dining table, a little wine and some soft music playing that this would be the perfect Valentine’s dinner for two. The only thing missing is dessert! (Now I need to hunt through your recipes for something Vanilla flavored, because I think that’s another aphrodisiac!)ReplyCancel

    • Liz Mays

      Yes, I love that idea of a romantic dinner!ReplyCancel

  • Donna

    I want that Le Creuset Flower Cocotte! And I love everything about this recipe/meal and think it would make the perfect V-Day dinner for my husband and I. Yum!ReplyCancel

  • Ty

    I’ve been craving vinaigrette a lot lately and this looks so good to where I’ll definitely be giving it a try!ReplyCancel

  • vanessa

    Looks like the perfect dinner for two for Valentine’s Day! So delish!ReplyCancel

  • Colleen

    That looks delicious, but my idea of a date night at home includes getting food and bringing it home LOL!ReplyCancel

  • HilLesha

    WOW – that looks so amazing!ReplyCancel

  • Raijean

    I made this last week and it came out amazing. I can’t wait to change it up a little bit.ReplyCancel

  • Ooh, lemon butter sounds so good right about now. I’m always up for new ways of making chicken!ReplyCancel

Grilled Pineapple Chicken Kebabs Recipe #MazolaCornOil @MazolaBrand

February is Heart Health Month, and in my family we strive to cook meals that are healthier for us. After cooking an amazing recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga Tacos with Mazola Corn Oil a couple months back that has now become a family staple, I tried some other recipes that lean toward lighter cooking […]

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  • I could do this. I love dinner out of the slow cooker, and the kids do too. And I could put anything on a skewer and they will think it’s cool and delicious.

    In this case, they’d be right.ReplyCancel

  • Andrea Kruse

    Those pineapple chicken kebabs look amazing! I already love grilling pineapple on the BBQ, but I bet my kids would love these with lots of veggies. Love the simple flavors of rosemary and oregano in this recipe.ReplyCancel

  • TerriAnn

    Ooh, this sounds so yummy. I love pineapple and everything tastes better over the grill!ReplyCancel

  • Liz Mays

    I usually do grilled chicken with BBQ sauce, but this sounds really good! I LOVE pineapple!ReplyCancel

  • Dianne

    We always eat the same old chicken. I’d love to try this and hope my family likes it.ReplyCancel

  • Ray

    This looks good, I just discovered that I like grilled pineapple now I have to try to make it on my own.ReplyCancel

  • Alison

    Oh this looks so amazing! I’ve been entering into a Pineapple kick lately and this looks easy to make!ReplyCancel

    • Raijean

      This looks amazing. all I use is Mazola, they have the best cooking oil.ReplyCancel

  • Tina

    I love pineapple and chicken and this sounds easy enough to make so I may try to make it this weekend. Thanks for sharing!ReplyCancel

  • Crystal

    Those have me daydreaming about summertime. I love to bbq, but the weather isn’t always permitting. I need to get a stovetop grill.ReplyCancel

  • Hilly

    Although I don’t eat meat at all, I must admit that this looks delicious!ReplyCancel

  • Donna

    That looks so fresh and delicious, Penelope! Pineapple is my favorite fruit, too! This reminds me that I need a new grill pan.ReplyCancel

  • Kate

    This is one of my favorite summer meals. I love adding baby potatoes and mushrooms too!ReplyCancel

  • Colleen

    Yum pineapple is a great fruit for a kabob. I use it often with my own.ReplyCancel

  • Mandy

    I love Pineapple anything so I’ll be sure to try this recipe!ReplyCancel

  • Billie

    I would love everything but the peppers. I bet grilled pineapple tastes amazing.ReplyCancel

  • Jenny

    These sound delicious. I like that it’s a healthy dinner option.ReplyCancel

  • Jenn

    I bet these are delicious, I’m a huge fan of pineapple.ReplyCancel

  • Tammy

    I love the colors in this dish. Since we have mild temperatures pretty much all winter we grill a lot, the perk of living in the south :)ReplyCancel

  • Matea

    I love chicken-pineapple combination! Great recipe! Will try it for sure!ReplyCancel

  • Lesha

    I’m not sure if I ever tried kebabs before, but they sure look amazing!ReplyCancel

  • Valerie Remy-Milora

    Oh those look scrumptious! living in sunny Los Angeles, we do a lot of grilling. These are going in my recipe file. Yum!ReplyCancel

  • vanessa

    These look absolutely amazing. I love Pineapple and I’ve never put it in my Kebabs. I’ll definitely have to try these.ReplyCancel

  • Marcie W.

    This dish looks fabulous and I had no idea corn oil was better for lowing cholesterol.ReplyCancel

Banana Walnut Mini Cheesecakes For Two

This is a partnered post. Valentine’s Day is coming up, so I’ve been creating some recipes that would be wonderful for a romantic date night at home. Obviously these treats would also be great for anniversaries, birthdays, or any time you want something particularly delicious, yet still easy and homemade. With spicy cinnamon, chewy sweet […]

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  • Oh I love the size of these. They’re just perfect and satisfying enough. YUM!ReplyCancel

  • These sound perfect for date night! Love that you can create something special without having to spend a lot or get something extravagantReplyCancel

  • Oh these turned out fabulous. Add a little caramel sauce on top and I would be in heaven eating one :)ReplyCancel

  • Kait

    Cute and perfect for portion control! Loved how these turned out!ReplyCancel

  • Terri

    This sounds delicious. Love your use of raw sugar in the recipe and in the photo :)ReplyCancel

  • Raijean

    Geez, this sounds amazing. I need to try this, this weekend.ReplyCancel

  • HilLesha

    Something like this would be perfect for me to make on Valentine’s Day. I’m sure my husband would love it! :)ReplyCancel

  • Vanessa

    This looks so tasty! I’ll definitely have to try this as I’m sure me and my family would love it.ReplyCancel

  • Colleen

    Yum this looks amazing and sounds great.ReplyCancel

  • Courtney

    Who doesn’t love a good cheescake?? These are just too sweet! Love the bananas on top too :)ReplyCancel

  • Donna

    I love mini desserts since it’s like built-in portion control. :) I know my husband would love this too, so I see this in my near future.ReplyCancel

  • Crystal

    I could eat chocolate for every meal of the day, but my husband isn’t as big of a fan. This is much more up his alley. I know he’d love these for Valentine’s Day.ReplyCancel

  • Donna

    My favorite thing is desserts in bite-sized, mini, or small portions! It helps me to keep the portion control in check! And I need it when it comes to cheesecake. :)ReplyCancel

  • Andrea

    These look amazing! I am loving the little desserts trend and even have these same coquettes in my panty. I am going to have to look for the Nourish Nutty Nanas in my store. I haven’t seen them before, but they do look yummy!ReplyCancel

  • Ty

    Sounds like a really tasty combination! I can’t wait to try these!ReplyCancel

  • Ty

    I’m so glad I checked back as I forgot where I saw this. I just bookmarked this. Thanks for the recipe.ReplyCancel

  • I adore cheeecake! It is one of my favorite desserts and this banana walnut version sounds heavenly.ReplyCancel