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French Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

The end of the school year can be hectic, between class parties, final projects, and a decreased motivation to packView full post »

Chocolate Covered Almond Joy Freezer Pops For Summer Days

The end of the school year is near, and the long days of summer are just as close. I can’t wait to be able toView full post »

Turkey and Baked Beans Meatballs

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of BUSH’S Beans. The opinions and text are all mine.View full post »

Penne Primavera with Chicken Meatballs

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cooked Perfect® Meatballs. All opinions are 100% mine. We’veView full post »

Summer Salad With BUSH’S Beans & Homemade Dressing

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of BUSH’S Beans. The opinions and text are all mine. TheView full post »

How To Celebrate Memorial Day With Children

Memorial Day is May 29th, and it’s the day we remember the people who died while serving in our country’sView full post »

Dark Chocolate Soufflés For Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is coming up in about two weeks, and it’s a day I try to splurge a little on myself. I’llView full post »

Sweet Cream Bread Pudding Recipe

Spring is here! I love that feeling you get when everything starts to thaw out after a very cold winter, and thoseView full post »

Slow Cooker Greek Chicken Chili Recipe

This is a sponsored post by Hunt’s® tomatoes. All opinions are my own. The weather has been up and down lately,View full post »

Spicy Homemade Salsa For Your Football Watching Party

This is a sponsored post by Hunt’s® tomatoes. All opinions are my own. The Big Game is this Sunday, February 5thView full post »

Tortellini and Turkey Meatballs Soup

This is a sponsored post by Hunt’s tomatoes. All opinions are my own. Ack, it’s been cold! We love the snow, ourView full post »

Cheesy Pizza Bites For Entertaining & Holiday Parties

This is a sponsored post by Hunt’s tomatoes. All opinions are my own. When the weather turns cold, we can’tView full post »

My Kitchen Helper

I’ve been spending lots of time in the kitchen lately, and the most overworked appliance is definitely a tieView full post »

Frosted Sugar Cookie Muffins With Fallen Snow Icing

There is nothing better than curling up by the fire with a hot drink and a tasty sweet treat during the cold months of aView full post »

Dad Missed A Birthday So We Celebrated Again!

Holidays and celebrations aren’t the same without dad, but sometimes parents have to work on holidays. My husbandView full post »

The Best Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwich

I partnered with Vive Mejor to share my own idea for a Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich. There is nothing better than aView full post »

Easy Chicken Caprese Quesadillas Recipe

This is a sponsored post by Hunt’s tomatoes. All opinions are my own. Our weeknights are spent doing homework,View full post »

Mushroom Rigatoni with Italian Sausage

October is Italian-American heritage month, and Johnsonville wants to help celebrate by joining us during our familyView full post »

The Indoor Campout With RITZ “Campfire Bites” Recipe

The cooler weather means less time outdoors, and after a summer where my sons discovered camping, I felt bad to tellView full post »

An Appetizer Touchdown 🏈 Homegating Wraps For Your Sports Fan Guests

This is a sponsored post by Hunt’s tomatoes. All opinions are my own. This is my favorite time of year, when theView full post »

Black Bean Scrambled Egg Breakfast Tacos Recipe To Celebrate World Egg Day

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with the American Egg Board and #WeAllGrow Latina Network My sons areView full post »

Fall Harvest Pizza Recipe

This is a sponsored post by Hunt’s tomatoes. All opinions are my own. The air is crisper and the nights comeView full post »

‘I Lost My First Lost Tooth’ Party- Celebrating Life’s Rich Moments

I’d like to thank RITZ for sponsoring this post. Our son recently lost his first tooth, and it was a long-awaitedView full post »

Hamburger Stuffed Peppers Recipe + Giveaway

Some like it hot, and I’m part of that party. Especially when the spiciness is added by a delicious EnglishView full post »

Thumbprint Butter Cookies w. Lingonberries Jam

FELIX Lingonberries are Sweden’s favorite superfruit and Felix is Sweden’s favorite lingonberry jam. Now availableView full post »

Easy Baked Cinnamon Apple Cobbler Recipe + A Giveaway

A healthier diet usually consists of more fruit, and fruit is naturally tasty so most people would be happy to eat moreView full post »

Mozzarella Stuffed Bread Rolls + A Cheese Lovers Giveaway

Cheese is a favorite food for many of us, and Wisconsin Cheese is one of the most well-known names in the tradition ofView full post »

Cheesy Baked Chicken + Green Bean Casserole + A Giveaway

Ever in the mood to just snack on something, without making a whole meal out of it? John Wm. Macy’s CheeseSticksView full post »

Healthy Loaded Lentil Chips + A Giveaway

I love a good appetizer of loaded chips. Let’s be honest, it’s a full meal, and it’s delicious. It&#View full post »

Pennette Caprese With Capatriti EVOO + A Giveaway

I’ve said many times that I really only use extra virgin olive oil in this house. I really don’t fryView full post »

A Yummy Anytime Snack + An Oatmeal Banana Smoothie Recipe + A Giveaway

I participated in Mom Blog Tour at the Summer Fancy Food Show on behalf of Wendy’s Bloggers and received McCann&#View full post »

Blue Apron Delivers Chef-Designed Fresh Meals To Your Home

Homemade meals sometimes seem like a luxury, especially in busy home where both parents work or have kids and full livesView full post »

A Better, Bolder Burger

Summer is for barbecues, and this year we plan to have them as often as possible. Burgers are always a hit, and the bestView full post »

Cherry Lime Vanilla Summer Smoothies

Smoothies during the spring and summer are an amazing way to enjoy a fresh beverage that is not only delicious, butView full post »

Mornings At The Guzman House

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Jimmy Dean through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I wasView full post »

Cooking With My Son: Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs Recipe For Día del Niño

My older son is always asking to cook with me, and I realized I can’t think of a better way to celebrate el DíaView full post »

Raspberry Hand Pies With French Vanilla Pie Crust

Pies are a delicious dessert treat for everyone, but for little kids, they can be very messy. This is why we startedView full post »

Vanilla Bean Skillet Brownie Recipe

Slowing down and spending more time with my boys is an important goal for me this year. I see them less now that theyView full post »

Easiest Shredded Chicken Chili Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Redpack Tomatoes. All opinions are 100% mine. Family dinners areView full post »

Favorite Recipes of 2015

Our kitchen was very busy this last year, and I found myself trying out new dishes I never made before as well asView full post »

Mexican Chocolate Dipped Cocoa Pebbles Crunch Cookies

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Post and Latina Bloggers Connect. The nine days before ChristmasView full post »

A Holiday Tradition Of Sugar Cookies From The Heart

One of the best things about this time of year is reconnecting with people I don’t see often. When we are invitedView full post »

Vegetable Pot Pie Recipe #Meatless Monday

Plant-based diets are better for people and the planet, so we recently designated Mondays in our homes as MeatlessView full post »

Celebrate Friendsgiving With A Delicious Sausage Stuffing Recipe

I made a delicious and easy dinner using Johnsonville® as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #SausageFamily ThisView full post »

Autumn Trail Mix

I’m sharing #beyondordinary in my life as part of a Sahale Snacks® sponsored series for Socialstars™ When we’View full post »

Luscious Rosa Lasagna Recipe + Save On Bertolli

Post Sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are 100% my own. Family dinner parties are a chance to reconnect and reallyView full post »

Halloween Party Ideas For A Spooky Soirée

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Ellio’s Pizza. All opinions are 100% mine. It’s a spookyView full post »

One Pan Penne With Black Olives and Shredded Parmesan Recipe – Delicious Dinner, Pronto!

If there is one thing I just don’t have enough of, it’s time. I wish I had more time to play with my kids,View full post »

Tailgating Party Ideas To Celebrate Your Favorite Team #FeelTheOrgullo

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with the NFL and DiMe Media. However, all opinions expressed are my own. As aView full post »

Our Fall Recipes on Kraft – Creamy Garlic + Green Bean Chicken Casserole Recipe & Delicious Bruschetta with Seasonal Vegetables

I’m a member of the Kraft Tastemakers—a community of kitchen aficionados contributing my recipes and stories toView full post »

Spinach And Feta Wraps Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of AllWhites Egg Whites. All opinions are 100% mine. Scrambled eggs areView full post »

Celebrating Family Meals + The Easiest Family Taco Night Ever

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hormel Foods. All opinions are 100% mine. Family meals eaten at homeView full post »

Almond & Artichoke Hummus Recipe #MeatlessMondayNight

We are a family that definitely eats a bit too much meat, and it’s healthier to enjoy a more plant-based diet. ItView full post »

Master The Lunchbox

Thanks to Ocean Spray for sponsoring this conversation to inspire parents to Master the Lunchbox So what’s in yourView full post »

Your New Favorite Quick and Easy Weeknight Meals

Back to school time! The days are crazy busy, starting at 5 am every day and ending with us all finally, happilyView full post »

Fall Gatherings With #ElliosPizza

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Ellio’s Pizza. All opinions are 100% mine. The days areView full post »

Planning A Fun Family Pizza Party!

How to plan a fun family pizza party. The best kind of family party is always a pizza party, because everyone lovesView full post »

Grilled Lemon Chicken With Capers + Buttery Garlic Bread

Summer days are for enjoying at leisure, and preparing quick and easy snacks on movie nights or while entertaining inView full post »

Bratsgiving Day Is August 16th! Celebrate With Our Beer n’ Brats Kebabs Recipe

I created this delicious Johnsonville® recipe as part of a #SausageFamily sponsored post for Socialstars. This was aView full post »

Stir Fry Broccoli With Garlic and Soy Sauce Side Dish Recipe

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Kikkoman and Latina Bloggers Connect. When planning dinner or a getView full post »

Grilled Shrimp Teriyaki Skewers Recipe

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Kikkoman and Latina Bloggers Connect. Mixing it up a bit in theView full post »

Easy 10 Minute Tortellini + Cheesy Garlic Bread @PepperidgeFarm #MicrowaveTheFlavor

Summer nights are for movies and backyard get togethers, and that means friends, fun, and food! And sometimes those funView full post »

No Boiling Three Cheese Beefy Baked Penne Recipe

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Ragú® and Latina Bloggers Connect. Baked Ziti is a perennialView full post »

The Best Summer Lunches #ElliosPizza

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Ellio’s Pizza. All opinions are 100% mine. Summer time lunchesView full post »

The Super-Duper Totally Fantastic Superfood Mix-in Sweepstakes

Superfood is for super people, so whatever it is in life you want to keep going for, the original Superfood fromView full post »

Baked Macaroni & Cheese With Crumbled Bacon

We love to mix it up a lot, and I was recently asked to create a fun version of traditional macaroni and cheese…View full post »

Serve Dad BRATfast in Bed For Father’s Day! #SausageFamily

I made a delicious and easy breakfast using Johnsonville® as part of a #SausageFamily sponsored post for Socialstars. IView full post »

Cartin’ Round the Country: How We Make Our Hot Dogs Here In New York #WeLoveBarSFranks

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bar-S Foods. All opinions are 100% mine. Backyard barbecues are oneView full post »

Grilled Mojo Chicken with Pineapple Salsa

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Mazola Corn Oil. All opinions are my own. It’s been a month of cookoutsView full post »

Mom Hacks For Healthy Snacking

We are always on the go, but I never stop ensuring my family eats healthy just because I don’t have time to makeView full post »

Mama’s Best Ever Linguine & Meatballs Recipe

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Ragú® and Latina Bloggers Connect. However, all opinionsView full post »

Greek Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps- Easy Weeknight Meals

I cook for a family of four every day, and some days even more, so preparing good meals for my family can take a greatView full post »

Homemade Vanilla Chai Tea Latte #IDelight @InDelight

One of my favorite drinks in the entire world is a hot cup of Chai Tea Latte! I don’t want to drop five dollarsView full post »

The Kitchen Drive Thru Station For Your Morning Coffee #IDelight @InDelight

Have you ever rushed out of your house in a hurry, skipping your morning coffee at home and telling yourself you’View full post »

Chicken Paella Dinner

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hunt’s® tomatoes and Alexia® Foods. All opinions are 100% mine.View full post »

Lemon Butter Chicken & Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Recipe

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and it put me in the mood to come up with some romance inspired recipes forView full post »

Grilled Pineapple Chicken Kebabs Recipe

February is Heart Health Month, and in my family we strive to cook meals that are healthier for us. After cooking anView full post »

Banana Walnut Mini Cheesecakes For Two

Valentine’s Day last month put me in mind of how to have more fun date nights at home, so I’ve been creatingView full post »

Friends, Football, and #QuesoForAll

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of RO*TEL & VELVEETA . All opinions are 100% mine. It’s timeView full post »

Better-For-You Chocolate Almond Biscotti Muffins Recipe

Losing weight and making decisions that are better for you are two of the top resolutions people make year after year,View full post »