4 Spring into summer cocktails and flavors from Captain Morgan’s Flavored White Rum

The Shark Puncher

Disclaimer: This content is meant for those aged 21 and over. By continuing to read you acknowledge you are 21+ or of legal drinking age of the country in which you reside. Please drink responsibly.  Captain Morgan’s is creating cool cocktails with their three brand new flavored White Rums, available in Grapefruit, Pineapple, and Coconut (Continue Reading…);

Over 45 Cinco de Mayo recipes for food and drinks

cinco de mayo recipes

  Start your  celebration with these over 45 Cinco de Mayo recipes for food and drink featuring Tequila! Select from recipes for a Skinny Margarita to the Sully Smash, Strawberry Margarita and more.   Then choose from these Tex-Mex recipes our family loves! Chicken Tortilla Soup Beef and Been Enchiladas Easy Chili Recipe Black Bean (Continue Reading…);

I’m hosting a #DisneySide @Home Celebration!

DisneySide box

    It’s HERE! The whole family is so excited about getting selected to host a DisneySide @HomeCelebration! If there is any doubt about it here’s a video of how our girls felt when they saw the box arrive! Disclosure: I have received free products in order to host a Disney Side @Home Celebration  through (Continue Reading…);

Slow Cooker Meatballs Hoagies

meatball hoagies

  Slow Cooker Meatball Hoagies Recipe I admit I skipped some steps and started with premade Italian Meatballs from HEB for this recipe. I’ve found that these slow cooker meatballs are also very versatile. I’ve used them in Hoagie sandwiches, as Open Faced Sandwiches on Texas Toast as well as in Spaghetti and Meatballs. I (Continue Reading…);

Hot Ham and Swiss Sandwiches

  I admit they are hard to see in my picture and I apologize. But in our sandwich portion of our snackadium we have Hot Ham and Swiss Sandwiches which are my very favorite! I admit I could just eat these little mini sandwiches and not share them at all. But with so many of (Continue Reading…);

Chunky Guacamole Dip recipe

quick queso dip

  I admit, Chunky Guacamole Dip could be a meal for me. I don’t even really need anything else. I will look for any excuse to make it! And my recent try at a Snackadium was my most recent excuse – that and my oldest daughter and I just really like to eat it. People (Continue Reading…);

Quick Queso Dip

quick queso dip

Quick Queso Dip It doesn’t get any easier or any quicker than this queso dip recipe. With all the other foods with our Snackadium we wanted to keep it simple this time. And, it doesn’t get any more simple than combining two ingredients and allowing them to slowly simmer on the stove until ready to (Continue Reading…);

Black Bean and Grilled Corn salsa recipe

black bean salsa recipe

  Black Bean and Grilled Corn Salsa Recipe   My oldest daughter and I love the corn and bean salsa available at Freebirds so when I was putting together or snackadium we thought we would give our own version of this favorite dish a try. Inspired by the Red Gold recipe for Black Bean Salsa (Continue Reading…);

Pepperoni Pizza Puffs recipe


  Pepperoni Pizza Puffs Football and food just go together and one thing that couldn’t be left out of our game day celebration was pizza. But honestly Mr. Money Saving Parent and I were tried of the same old thing so this year I served up Pepperoni Puffs! Delicious and easy to make you  stir (Continue Reading…);

So simple Chili recipe

chili with beans recipe

Yum Chili is a staple in our household especially during the cold winter months. I love that I can make it quick on the stove top or let it simmer all day long in the slow cooker. Either way, I’m lucky if there is any left for me to use as a topping on say (Continue Reading…);

Bacon Wrapped Baked Potatoes

bacon wrapped baked potatoes

Bacon Wrapped Baked Potatoes Yum Love the taste of twice baked potatoes? This easy recipe makes it possible to have them without all the work. We like a couple of different variations of this recipe from topping it with Queso and Sour Cream to as simple as topping with shredded cheddar cheese. The queso was (Continue Reading…);

Snackadium: 30 Recipes for your Fabulous Football Game Day


It’s time for the Super Bowl and you may be wondering how you can feed all those that show up at your home ready for some football! Why not take all your favorite game day recipes and turn it into one amazing snackadium that will feed the whole “team” leaving you free to enjoy the (Continue Reading…);

Cranberry Margarita recipe: Merry Margarita to Ready for Valentines Day

Pura Vida Cranberry Tequila

This content is designed for those over 21.  As fall arrived, my thoughts turn towards some of my favorite fall and winter scents and flavors. Of course, I admit that Cranberry is a taste and scent that I always enjoy and can be adapted for use in many recipes throughout the year. In the pictures (Continue Reading…);

Two recipes – one brand! Hillshire Farm Lit’l Smokies Pigs in Blanket and Sweet and Spicy Smokies

Halloween little mummies recipe

It’s football season and holiday season is just upon us. Now is the time that I head for my “go to” ingredients for quick and easy football party snacks or appetizers for holiday parties. The first thing on that list is the Hillshire Farm Lit’l Smokies. Disclosure: This is conversation is sponsored by MomItForward and (Continue Reading…);

This drink dispenser got me galvanized to throw a party – or two!

brylane homes drink dispenser on stand

It’s summertime in Texas and that means nice days out by the pool and party season in full swing. If you’ve thrown a party you know a beverage dispenser is pretty important unless you want people running in and out of your house or you want to be a waitress. Disclosure: I was provided with (Continue Reading…);