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How to Build a DIY Giant Jenga Yard Game in Just TWO Hours and Only TWENTY Dollars

DIY Giant Jenga for less than $20 and only 2 hours.

Surprise!  Ben is guest posting today!  He is sharing with us how to make a Giant Jenga game that you can play in your yard or on your patio.  Ben, take it away! Hey guys!  I built this Giant Jenga game within only two hours.  You can do it in less time if you decide […]

Labor Day Weekend Recipes and Refreshers

Starbucks Refreshers

It’s Labor Day weekend!  I know it’s been a while since my last post, but I’ve had my head buried in textbooks.  Last month, I started full time schooling for Occupational Therapy.  It’s an awesome career and I’m thoroughly excited about it, but it is A LOT of work.  I’m enrolled in 17 credit hours […]

Summer Quinoa Salad

Summer Quinoa Salad - fresh lemony dressing and naturally gluten-free. Put together within minutes!

This easy and naturally gluten-free Summer Quinoa Salad is a healthy and refreshing lemony side kick to your summer barbecue or potluck. School is already back in session next week.  I feel like I was just posting about how soon school was letting out for the summer!  Figured I should hop in here and share […]

Strawberry Blueberry Banana Oat Muffins

Strawberry Blueberry Banana Oat Muffins

Hearty oat banana muffins with blueberries and strawberries are a satisfying breakfast with your morning cup of coffee. I love making banana muffins.  These muffins are a spin-off from one of my favorite strawberry banana muffins recipe.  I added blueberries and changed the base of the recipe to use more oats and less flour.  They […]

Our LEGOLAND Florida Resort Vacation In Photos

Family LEGO shirts plus photos of LEGOLAND Florida Resort in Winter Haven, FL near Orlando.

We recently visited the LEGOLAND Florida Resort in Winter Haven, FL.  Not far from other Orlando attractions, this amusement park is one you must add on to your Florida vacation!  Thank you to LEGOLAND Florida Resort for providing the hotel stay and park admission. The newer LEGOLAND Resort hotel was such a fun place for […]

Oatmeal Lemon Cream Bars

Oatmeal Lemon Cream Bars - These easy lemon bars have a creamy lemon filling between two thick crumbly oatmeal layers. A delightful balance of sweet and tangy!

These easy lemon bars have a creamy lemon filling between two thick crumbly oatmeal layers.  A delightful balance of sweet and tangy! Summer break started here in the good ol’ south almost one month ago.  We already took our summer vacation trips.  One to LEGOLAND Florida Resort (more on that in a future post) and […]

Banana Oat Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies

Banana Oat Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies

These Banana Oat Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies are a sweet treat to start your day or as a pick-me-up snack in the late afternoon.  One of my favorite cookies! Technically I do not need to call these “breakfast” cookies.  Let’s be real.  They’re cookies.  But, for some reason I feel like if I title it […]

Seven Layer Tex Mex Dip

Seven Layer Dip Recipe - The easiest and quickest Mexican dip recipe with layers of refried beans, guacamole, taco seasoned sour cream and more!

This Seven Layer Dip recipe is EASY and a QUICK appetizer for any party year-round.  A Mexican dip with layers of refried beans, guacamole, sour cream, black olives, tomatoes and cheddar cheese.  Serve with scoop chips, crackers or veggies. Seven Layer Dip is such a classic recipe and a staple at many parties.  I can’t […]

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread - deliciously moist and chocolaty!

A rich and moist quick bread with shredded zucchini and a double dose of chocolate.  Your kids might not even notice the hidden veggies! Typically for breakfast, I keep it simple with a bowl of Total Whole Grain and exactly seven raw almonds with a scoop of black chia seeds mixed in.  It’s low calorie […]

Chocolate Butter Bean Brownies (Fudgy, Flourless and No Eggs!)

Chocolate Butter Bean Brownies - no flour, no eggs! Fudgy, chewy, delicious and EASY to make with simple ingredients you have!

These fudgy chocolate Lima bean brownies eliminate flour and eggs by using a can of butter beans (lima beans).  Warm and right out of the oven, these are perfection with every bite. Plus the beans add a well-rounded source of nutrition with a boost of fiber, protein, iron and more! You will not believe how […]