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Pillsbury Chicken Pot Pie It's a Keeper

Easy Chicken Pot Pie Puffs

Now that we’re back into school routine, our nights are filled with after school activities, homework and an seemingly endless to-do list.   Getting a home cooked dinner on the table can be tricky some nights. One way to help is be organized and have a plan for the week.  And, it’s always good to have […]

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Grilled Pork Chops with Rosemary Garlic Rub It's a Keeper

Grilled Pork Chops with Rosemary Garlic Rub

Even though Monday marked the unofficial end to summer, there is still plenty of time to fire up the grill.  And this recipe for Grilled Pork Chops with Rosemary Garlic Rub is perfect for weeknight grilling. This recipe was extremely easy to put together.  When I first made it, I mixed up the wet rub […]

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Easy Dessert Recipes Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie It's a Keeper

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie!

Nothing says “PARTY!” like this chocolate peanut butter pie!  I whipped one up tonight for my son’s 4th birthday party that we’re having tomorrow.  We’ll definitely have the traditional cake and ice cream, but if I know my guests correctly, they will be expecting this divine pie, laced with lots of chopped up Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups! […]

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Tailgating BBQ Series: Tailgate BBQ Tri Trip

Welcome to my Tailgating BBQ series!  From September 15-30, I’ll be sharing grilled recipes that are perfect for tailgating. Each day  there will be a new grilled recipe posted to give you inspiration and help build your collection of easy tailgating recipes. Plus, and this is the really exciting part, one lucky reader will win […]

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Tailgating BBQ Series: Grilled Sticky Shrimp & Giveaway

These Grilled Sticky Shrimp are packed with flavor and ready in a jiffy!   Disclosure: I received product in exchange for this review. Feel free to read my disclosure statement. All opinions shared are my own and not influenced by other sources. Shrimp is one of my favorite quick-fix proteins.  They are easy thaw (if […]

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Tailgating BBQ Napoleon Grill GIVEAWAY {$279 ARV}!

Enter to win this top-of-the-line Napoleon PRO285 TravelQ grill! *Disclosure: I was provided with promotional item(s) by Napoleon to help facilitate my review and this giveaway.  All opinions stated are 100% my own.  This post may contain affiliate links.* That’s right, my friends!  You can enter to win this awesome Napoleon PRO285 TravelQ grill {$279 […]

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Super Strombolis

One of our favorite local restaurants is Mendicino’s. The food is great. The people are friendly. The atmosphere is like home. We’ve been going there for years! Well, a few weeks ago, we stepped waaay outside of our “box” and ordered a Super Stromboli. We knew they were good – we’ve had them at parties before – but we’ve never ordered one at the restaurant. These things are fantastic! Just like a regular stromboli, just with A LOT more meat and cheese. Mmmmmm!

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Tex Mex Oven Fried Pork Chop - It's a Keeper FEATURED

Tex Mex Pork Chops

Is dinner time hectic in your house?   Do you stress out just thinking about what to make each night?  I have a quick dinner idea for you – my Tex Mex Oven Fried Pork Chops! Last weekend, I had the honor of making my Tex Mex Oven Fried Pork Chops on WNEP’s Home & […]

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Grilled Corn Salad - It's a Keeper

Grilled Corn Salad

This Grilled Corn Salad is one of my favorite grilled recipes.   Disclosure: I received product in exchange for this review. Feel free to read my disclosure statement. All opinions shared are my own and not influenced by other sources. There is something about grilled veggies that makes my heart go pitter-patter.  Grilling brings out […]

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Meal Plan with Easy Recipes

My Weekly Meal Plan

For this week’s meal plan, I was inspired by Yahoo! Food.   With Yahoo! Food, you can pore over photos, surprising and sophisticated recipes, stories on the top food trends, the best cooking tools, new techniques, and everything you need to feel inspired. I could get lost for hours on YahooFood.com. In fact, the first […]

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10 Tailgating Tips - It's a Keeper FEATURED

10 Tailgating Tips

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® Tyson and Wet-Nap®, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia  #wingsandwipes http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Fall is almost here and that means it’s time for football, tailgating, and celebrating with good food and good friends!   Woohoo!  It’s football season!  And, that […]

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REVIEW: Minecraft Bungees

My son is a Minecraft fanatic!  When I was at a blogging event a few weeks ago, I got a sneak peek at the new Minecraft Bungees.   *Disclosure: I received products at no charge in order to facilitate this review. All opinions stated are 100% my own and were not influenced in any way. […]

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Tuna Noodle Casserole - It's a Keeper

Tuna Noodle Casserole

This Tuna Casserole recipe is classic comfort food.  And, it’s a great make ahead recipe, too! When the kids are in school and our schedule is jam packed with activities, I make a lot of casseroles.  They are easy to make ahead of time and bake off when you need it. Lately, my family has […]

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Grilled Smores - It's a Keeper

Grilled S’Mores

Did you know that you can make s’mores on the grill?  Yep!  You can!  Let me show you just how just how easy it is! Disclosure: I received product in exchange for this review. Feel free to read my disclosure statement. All opinions shared are my own and not influenced by other sources. I have […]

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{VIDEO} Why I Love My Napoleon Grill

In this quick video, I show you why I love my new Napoleon grill. I received product in exchange for this review. Feel free to read my disclosure statement. All opinions shared are my own and not influenced by other sources. We love to grill — all year long.  It doesn’t matter if it’s cold, […]

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REVIEW: My Monopoly

I loved playing Monopoly as a kid.  Oh, who am I kidding…I STILL love to play Monopoly!  And, I’m always the thimble!  Hasbro has recently put a modern twist on this classic favorite and created My Monopoly. *Disclosure: I received products at no charge in order to facilitate this review. All opinions stated are 100% […]

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REVIEW: My Little Pony Equestria Girls

I remember playing with My Little Pony toys when I was little.   Back then, they were just ponies with long flowing manes and tales that you could style. Today, you can get The My Little Pony Equestria Girls.  These are totally different than the toys I remember and so much cooler! *Disclosure: I received […]

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S’mores Snack Mix

This S’mores Snack Mix is the perfect lunchbox snack.  It’s easy to make and kids love it! It might be time to go back to school, but it’s still technically summer around here.  And, nothing says summer like s’mores! I thought it would be fun to make a lunchbox snack that tastes just like our […]

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Crockpot Mango Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Welcome to my Slow Cookin’ Summer series where I’m sharing 12 weeks of easy recipes for a slow cooker! I’m sad that this is the last recipe in my Slow Cookin’ Summer series.  I hope you enjoyed all of these incredible slow cooker recipes. If you missed any, you can find them all here. Let’s […]

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Meal Plan with Easy Recipes

My Weekly Meal Plan of Super Easy Recipes {Week 35}

Getting dinner on the table each night can be tricky. Especially when you have to navigate busy schedules, picky eaters and family activities. Each week, I share my weekly meal plan of super easy recipes to help you out. Super Easy Recipes for this Week: Monday: Chili Dogs Tuesday: Chive Risotto Cakes Wednesday: Garlic Lime Chicken […]

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Chicken Spaghetti - It's a Keeper

Chicken Spaghetti {and Campbell’s Labels for Education} #labels4edu #cbias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. This Chicken Spaghetti recipe is a home run in my house!  It’s turning into one of my go-to quick easy casserole recipes.  And I love that I can collect Campbell’s Labels for Education for my school, too! This […]

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Mamma Chia Review & Givewaway

This review and giveaway was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Mamma Chia. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine. I recently had the opportunity to try Mamma Chia Chia Squeeze Vitality Snacks and Vitality Beverages. These nutritional powerhouses are made with nutrient-rich chia seeds.  Chia […]

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Back To School Snacking with NatureBox

My son goes back to school on Tuesday.  Even though he has a later lunch period this year, I know he’s still going to come home ravenous! I recently discovered NatureBox.  NatureBox snacks are perfect for getting back into the swing of back to school, whether it’s in the lunchbox, carpooling, or for after school […]

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