Citrus Beer Shandy and a Giveaway

Beer shandies with a hint of citrus and sweetened with honey are the perfectly refreshing summertime beverage!

Beer blended with honey and citrus makes a pleasing and refreshing summer beverage! There's a slight change in the air.  It's subtle, but it's there.  It's the change that all parents are talking about and all kids are dreading: the changeover from summer break to back to school.  Some of us love it, some of us do not. It's curious how the air seems still as I walk my dog each night.  I believe it's because there aren't … Continue reading →

Iced Tea with Strawberries and Lemonade

Iced tea simply blended with fresh strawberries and tart lemonade!

This post is sponsored by Pure Leaf Iced Tea, however all opinions are my own.   I am honored to be a partner in creating unique content. Iced tea blended with fresh strawberries and tart lemonade for a pleasingly refreshing drink! My kids have lots of books, but one of my very favorite books to read right before bed is a book called The Red Lemon.  I won’t go into literary detail about this child’s tale in this post.  Instead … Continue reading →

Dirty Cherry Coke

Cherry Coke with a little vanilla, a little lemon and a touch of cream!

Cherry Coke gets “dirty” with a little vanilla, a little lemon and just a touch of cream! Every kid wants a tree house don’t they?  A hangout just for kids where they can escape the adult world.  It’s just them, their imagination and their leafy green surroundings.  My kids would love to have their own tree house.  Unfortunately, we do not have the intellectual capital to help them make one. My kids are creative and resourceful.  Since a … Continue reading →

Kahlua Frozen Mudslide

Creamy and cool Kahlua Frozen Mudslide

I have been compensated for this post.  Kahlua is a favorite of mine, so  all opinions in this post are 100% mine. When the weather turns hot, keep cool with this creamy, boozy Kahlúa Frozen Mudslide! Summer vacation is finally here and we officially have our sights set on the beach!  Each year we load up the minivan with our coolers, magazines and sunscreen.  Then we pile in and take the most direct route to the ocean.  Beach vacations are … Continue reading →

Peach Cobbler Milkshake #IDelight

Peach Cobble with a cool twist! Peach ice cream, peaches and International Delight Cinabon Creamer make one creamy milkshake thats perfect for summer! #IDelight

 Peach ice cream, peaches, cookies and International Delights all combine for the perfect frosty treat!   My family and I played kick ball in the front yard a few weeks ago.  I hadn’t played kickball in YEARS!!  I had a blast playing it with my husband and kids, but I have to say it was one of those games that I absolutely hated playing when I was a kid!  Nothing made me more painfully aware of my inept athleticism than kickball and … Continue reading →

Guinness Milkshake

Guinness beer, Irish cream, creme de menthe and vanilla ice cream-all things good!

Beer in a milkshake?  You bet!  Thick and hearty Guinness beer is blended with smooth Bailey’s Irish Cream, Creme de Menthe and creamy vanilla ice cream! Every once in a while a unique recipe idea comes to mind and I think “eh, why not?”  Some things are successful, like these potato chip cookies.  Some, like this fudge are...not as successful.  But I enjoy the challenge no matter what the outcome may be. This milkshake is another one of … Continue reading →

TruMoo Marshmallow Chocolate Milkshake #TruMoo

Chocolate milk, chocolate ice cream and marshmallow fluff for the ultimate chocolate milkshake!

This is a sponsored post.   While I have been compensated for my time, all opinions are my own. Rich chocolate ice cream and marshmallow fluff are blended with creamy chocolate milk  for the ultimate milkshake! My five year old constantly asks me to play the guessing game.  It goes like this:  “who do you think I like more, Pocahontas or Snow White?”  We go round and round all day.  She never seems to run out of questions to ask me, and I … Continue reading →

Eggnog Iced Mocha Latte

Quick and easy iced mocha latte!

Need a pick me up?  Try this Eggnog Iced Mocha Latte!  Just perfect for the holidays! And here’s a $1.00 Green Mountain Iced Coffee to get you started! I have always loved coffee.    I remember being intoxicated by the aroma of the coffee percolating in my childhood kitchen.  That’s probably why now, I come running any time the slightest hint of coffee is in the air.  It’s comforting. I started my coffee consumption at an early age.  I … Continue reading →

Bailey’s Mocha Milkshake {And A Giveaway}

Bailey's Mocha Milkshake

A frosty treat just for adults! This milkshake has a healthy dose of Bailey's Irish Cream mixed with chocolate ice cream and frozen coffee ice cubes for a mocha flavor! I love coming up with fun food ideas for my family, primarily my kids.  We've made fruit cups in wonton wrappers, kid-pleasing granola bars, waffle sandwiches and even chili dogs.  For Halloween night, I try to come up with a festive dinner such as spaghetti for … Continue reading →