Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken

Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken recipe from

I love my slow-cooker all year round! During the summer it's the perfect way to avoid heating up my house, and it makes dinner prep super easy! After chasing around my toddler in the hot sun all day (while I'm 8 months pregnant) I'm totally exhausted at the end of the night and it's nice to have dinner ready in the crockpot!  Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken is packed with flavor and I love the crunch that the cashews add to it. We just love homemade Chinese food at our house, so this dish … [Read more...]

Garlic-Ranch Chicken Pizza


This post was originally published on I Heart Naptime on July 8, 2014. We are a little bit obsessed with homemade pizza at our house! And by obsessed I mean we make some almost every weekend! We have our favorites of course, like Barbecue Chicken Pizza, classic cheese, and this Garlic-Ranch Chicken Pizza which I'm so excited to share!  It has a deliciously easy homemade sauce and all of the toppings I love--tomatoes, chicken, bacon, and mozzarella cheese! It's … [Read more...]

A Happy Picnic + Thai Chicken Crunch Wraps

Thai Chicken Crunch Wraps recipe from

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign withPollinate Media Group™ and Wet-Nap but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #showusyourmess Like most one-year-olds, my little guy is busy, busy busy! He always wants to be playing outside and he'll take his toy set of keys and run to the door yelling "GO, GO, GO"!  We spend lots of time at the park, the zoo, or on a walk, but one of my favorite outdoor activities to do as a family … [Read more...]

Mint Oreo Layer Dessert

No-bake Mint Oreo Layer Dessert from

Anyone that knows my husband knows he has an insane addiction to Oreos. When we were first married he would eat a half a sleeve a night. He would either crush them up, add a little milk, and make a paste out of it that he called "Oreo mush" (ya, weird I know!), or he would dunk them in milk with his "special method".  His secret is to gently stick the tongs of a fork into the cream center of the Oreo, and then use the fork to dunk the Oreo in milk. "No cold fingers!" He has been begging … [Read more...]

50+ Healthy Kids Snack Ideas

50+ Healthy Kids Snack Ideas roundup on

  My toddler eats a TON. Seriously, some days I feel like I spend the whole day feeding him. Lucky for me he's not picky at all, and will basically eat whatever I put in front of him. However, I am pretty strict about making sure he has a healthy and well balanced diet. I'm not saying I wont ever give him sweets--but I do reserve that stuff for special occasions only. He's soo young--and has so much energy--that it's really important to make sure he's eating quality, healthy … [Read more...]