Potato Chip Candy

When I first heard about Potato Chip Candy, I started salivating. Sure, I thought the idea of mixing potato chips and chocolate was super weird, but I knew I had to try it. Chips are my weakness. Please never make me choose between my husband…

I Lost My Happy

Have you ever had to sit back and think about what makes you happy? That was never an issue for me, I was just… happy. And then something happened. Suddenly, I wasn’t. I quit doing the things that brought me joy and in that process,…

5 Ways to Survive Parenting Over Summer Break

As a parent, I always look forward to summer break! Spending time with the kids playing with chalk on the driveway or heading for amazing days at the beach is what I look forward to every time. I just know it will so much fun!…

Ritz Cracker Candy Treats

When I first saw a recipe using Ritz Crackers to make Ritz Cracker candy treats, I thought someone had made a mistake. How could this be?  Too weird. Stick with me though, you are going to love these. Trust me. Turns out that this Three…

How NOT to Ruin Your Marriage This Summer

Why people in relationships grow apart or allow their love to fade is one of life’s biggest mysteries. Unless you have kids. Then, the answer is as clear as day. They are doing this to you. They are ruining your relationship, time to find a…

Kids Bored? Try Mystery Adventure Club!

I struggle with summer. I may even go as far as saying I hate summer break.  I find it hard because one of my children needs to be entertained constantly, it is exhausting as using an elliptical trainer for 7 minutes. I am desperate during the summer…

Things That Make Me Smile…

I tend to dwell on the negative. I hate that about myself. Shit, that was negative wasn’t it. Damn it. Today I am going to focus on the things that recently made me smile My sister in law sent this photo to a group family…

Corn Dog Muffins

My kids have not been on the same page when it comes to supper. One kid will eat meatloaf and meatballs. One kid will eat ravioli and potstickers. It’s getting annoying. So desperate times call for desperate measures and I finally made a recipe that I have…

The Perfect Hard Boiled Egg

I have always really struggled to make the perfect hard boiled egg. My Mom gave me tips years ago and I swear they used to work, but not anymore. My friend told me about the Martha Stewart directions on how to make the perfect hard boiled…