Old Fashioned Soft Pumpkin Cookies

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Sep 222017
 
Old Fashioned Soft Pumpkin Cookies

You’ll love these old fashioned soft pumpkin cookies, just like Grandma made! It’s officially the first day of fall, and I am so excited! I have already been apple picking once this year, but my family is headed back to the orchard again tomorrow. Our local orchard has so many activities going on all the time, that we visit a few times before the season is over. In addition to their bountiful supply of apples and pumpkins, they have squash and flowers available for picking. They also have an ice cream stand, fresh baked apple cider and pumpkin spice donuts, apple cider, goats that my kids just love to feed, chickens, rabbits, a bird cage, a sand box, hay rides, a {CONTINUE READING…}

Sep 142017
 
20 Easy Halloween Treats Kids Will Love!

Check out these super fun and easy Halloween treats kids will love! Halloween is just around the corner, and my kids are already so excited to dress up in their costumes. Kayleigh wants to be Elsa this year, and Logan wants to be Spiderman. Last year we found this one really long street in our city that was decked out like crazy. Almost every house was decorated with the finest Halloween decorations and there was plenty of candy to be found. My kids are still really little, so it’s nice to be able to just walk up and down one street, instead of having to travel all over the place with them to find Halloween candy. We love to do all {CONTINUE READING…}

Sep 072017
 
Turkey, Cheddar & Apple Crescent Roll Recipe

Thanks to Hannaford for sponsoring this Turkey, Cheddar & Apple Crescent Roll recipe post. All opinions are 100% my own. Back to school season is in full swing, and with the holidays just around the corner, now is a perfect time for busy parents to find quick and easy dinner ideas that are affordable too. Hannaford’s everyday low prices and quality brands can help save both time and money. With their wide selection of Hannaford brand products, it’s easy to create a fun and delicious meal that the whole family will love, even if you are on a tight budget. I know I’m going to be very busy over the next few months, so I recently stocked up on a large assortment {CONTINUE READING…}

Aug 252017
 
Caramel Apple Recipes {25 Sensational Recipes!}

You’ll fall in love with these delicious Caramel Apple Recipes! Fall is just around the corner, and I cannot wait to feel that cool, crisp air, curl up under a blanket with a cup of hot cocoa and watch a good movie, while noshing on one of these amazing caramel apple recipes! My husband and I have been on a low carb diet for several months, and now that we’ve reached our goal weights, we’ve decided to loosen our belts a little and start eating some of our favorite things again, in moderation. After all, fall is the best time for eating the foods you love, right? These caramel apple recipes are just calling to me, and I am so excited to {CONTINUE READING…}

Jul 302017
 
Bacon, Cheddar & Jalapeno Cauliflower Casserole Recipe

If you’re on a low carb diet, or even if you’re not, you will absolutely flip over this Bacon, Cheddar & Jalapeno Cauliflower Casserole Recipe!  This post was sponsored by Heluva Good! Cheese as part of an Influence Central campaign and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. As you may already know, my husband and I have been following a low carb diet for several months now. When you’re on a diet, it’s quite common to fall into a rut of eating the same things over and over again. This can lead to boredom, and eventually eating off plan. We eat a lot of cauliflower on our diet, so I try to experiment with it a lot {CONTINUE READING…}

Summer Home Maintenance Tips

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Jul 152017
 
Summer Home Maintenance Tips

Get Your Home Ready for Summer with These Summer Home Maintenance Tips! Summer is finally here, and I am so excited. The weather here in Maine has not really been that great for the last couple of months. He have still had some really cold days, and it has rained quite often. Hopefully the weather will start warming up now! This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a commission if you make a purchase after clicking on a link in this post.  Summer is a great time for enjoying the outdoors. We love to travel around the state of Maine and enjoy the beautiful ocean views, as well as host back yard barbecues. Before we pack the family up {CONTINUE READING…}

Jul 122017
 
Jimmy Dean Simple Scrambles - A Quick & Easy Low Carb Breakfast Option

This post is written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. This shop has been compensated by Acorn Influence, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Looking for a quick and easy low carb breakfast option for when you’re busy or on-the-go? Jimmy Dean has you covered with their new Simple Scrambles! As a busy Mom of two toddlers, I often have trouble finding time to make breakfast for myself and my husband in the mornings. We have both been following a low carb diet for over 6 months now, so we can’t just grab something like a donut to eat when we’re busy or on-the-go. We usually eat bacon or {CONTINUE READING…}

Maine Summer Attractions

 Posted by on July 11, 2017  No Responses »
Jul 112017
 
Maine Summer Attractions

You’ll love these Maine Summer Attractions! Enjoy these Maine Summer Attractions to explore some “off the beaten path” spots with your family. Maine is known for lobster and picturesque waterways, but we’re more than just that! This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link in this post.  The Great Outdoors Maine’s diverse landscape makes it the perfect destination for all things adventure and outdoors! Monhegan Island – Located 10 miles from the nearest mainland, Monhegan Island is only about a square mile in area and is only accessible by boat. There are no cars, paved roads, etc. It was once known to Native Americans as a prime fishing area, though it’s {CONTINUE READING…}

Jun 252017
 
What to Pack in a Toddler Travel Bag for Summer

Want to have a fun and adventurous summer? Keep a toddler travel bag in your car, and you’ll be ready to hit the road in a jiffy! This review was made possible by iConnect and Luvs.  I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions stated are 100% mine. Summer is here, and I’m so excited! We had a pretty cold and wet spring here in Maine, so I am anxious to finally have some nice weather and get out of the house with my kids. During the summer months, I love to travel around our state. I’m not a fan of the snow, so I pretty much hibernate all winter long. When summer comes, I want to go, {CONTINUE READING…}

Jun 122017
 
Spicy Cauliflower ‘Potato’ Salad

This is a sponsored post for Colman’s. All opinions are 100% my own. Cauliflower seems to be all the rage lately, and I have totally jumped on the bandwagon! I use cauliflower in place of rice and potatoes all the time. I even recently made a cauliflower ‘hummus’. It was delicious, and surprisingly, very similar to regular hummus! With summer just around the corner, I am now thinking about how to use cauliflower in my favorite summer salads. It’s such a versatile vegetable that can be used so many ways. I can’t wait to experiment with it some more and see what other fun recipes I can come up with. I have always loved potato salad, but my husband and {CONTINUE READING…}