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Banana Pudding Squares

Banana Pudding Squares

Dessert is my favorite thing to bring to backyard get-togethers, picnics and parties. Everyone loves it, and there are so many easy dessert recipes that look impressive but are easy to whip up, including these Banana Pudding Squares. There’s no oven or stove top work involved, so invite your little chefs into the kitchen to […]

Deviled Eggs with Ham + $100 AMEX GC Giveaway

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Kraft Foods is providing the prizes for this program at no cost to me and has provided me with a gift of equal value for review. This program is not administered or sponsored by Kraft Foods or its affiliates, but solely by A Nut in a Nutshell. Welcome Spring! Actually it’s been gradually moving in […]

Italian Meatball Lasagna


Friday night I suggested to my very Italian boyfriend that we (meaning he) make lasagna the following day. I was already planning on making five different recipes over the weekend, so I figured he could do the lasagna thing, seeing as how he’s all made of Italian and stuff. And so he filled this lasagna […]

The Family Dollar Recipe Challenge is Live! – #FamilyDollarMore4Less


Your chance to win a year of FREE groceries from Family Dollar starts today!! I hinted it was coming, so I’m excited that the Family Dollar More For Less Recipe Challenge is live! Ten talented bloggers each created an original recipe on a $15 budget with ingredients from Family Dollar, and one lucky blogger will […]

Buy 3 Knorr Sides, Get 1 FREE Deal + Cookware Giveaway

Cook n Home Cookware Set

After picking up the kids from school, quickly rushing to gather uniforms, shoes, instruments and snacks, and then running back out the door to usher them to and from their various after-school activities, the last thing I felt like doing was finishing up the weekday madness by cooking a homemade meal. Are you with me? […]

Get Ready for the #FamilyDollarMore4Less Recipe Challenge!

Family Dollar More For Less Recipe Challenge

I’m so excited to be competing in the Family Dollar More For Less Recipe Challenge which starts March 30th.

The competition includes 10 talented bloggers who have each created an original recipe on a $15 budget with ingredients from Family Dollar.

12 Lazy Sunday Dinner One-Pot Recipes

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Sunday dinners were a big dang deal in my house as a child, and I think that’s why they’re exactly the opposite for me now. I remember my mom being so stressed about getting everything prepped and in the oven before church. Then the moment we got home, she started stressing about getting it all […]

Feeling Hopeful #MyBloom


As most of you have noticed, my son has pretty much banned his face from appearing here, and he’d prefer if I never mentioned him at all, but he has opened my eyes to the world in so many ways that I can’t not talk about it. While he’s been pursuing his Zoology and Environmental […]