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51 Of The Best Chocolate Cake Recipes

Chocolate Cake Recipes

Are you a huge fan of chocolate cake, just like I am? I know many of my readers love chocolate cake just like me, so we continued this chocolate cake fiasco! There's something about the ooey gooey deliciousness of chocolate cake anytime of the day. I used to think there was only one way to make chocolate cake and boy was I wrong. There are endless ways to make cake as you can see from the list below. I'd love to hear of your favorite chocolate cake recipe, so do not be shy about sharing. 51 … [Read more...]

Vanilla Cupcake Recipe From Scratch + Crisco Based Buttercream + $500 #SweetworksFall Giveaway

This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me by Sweetworks. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. I love Halloween! Ok honestly it's the candy I love.  I MIGHT have a mild sweet tooth! There is very little candy that I don't like.  So when I got to do a whole post on candy from a trusted company like Sweetworks you bet I jumped at it.  Who wouldn't love receiving a $100 candy prize pack in the mail … [Read more...]

Count Them: 41 Tempting Chocolate Cake Recipes

Tempting Chocolate Cake Recipes

Chocolate cake is one of the most asked for cake flavors.  Chocolate cake can be served in a variety of ways with a variety of additions.  With my husbands birthday this last weekend I thought I would do a round-up of some of the best chocolate cake recipes from my fellow bloggers.  My husbands favorite cake is always a 3 layer chocolate cake with chocolate frosting.  This year he got his wish with a little bit of raspberry filling tucked in between the layers.  The … [Read more...]

Lego Movie Giveaway On Blu-Ray ~ #TheLEGOMovie Giveaway Ends 6/30/14

Lego Movie Giveaway On Blu-Ray Going to the movies isn't always the easiest thing in the world for someone who lives way out in the country. One movie we did take the time to see was the Lego movie! It was a fun movie and great for the family. So guess what? They now have a LEGO movie app! Here is a little info about this app: • Move your mouse across the GIFs to control the action and play "EVERYTHING IS AWESOME" at the same time to really get crazy with it! • Press the "record" … [Read more...]

48 Crock Pot Recipes That Makes Dinner A Cinch On Busy Nights

48 Crock Pot Recipes

48 Crock Pot Recipes That Makes Dinner A Cinch On Busy Nights   Like every mom I am busy!  I spend half my time running kids from one side of this county to another and as summer nears our schedule is filling up fast!  With swimming lessons, gymnastics, camping trips, family reunions etc... there doesn't actually seem to be a lot of time for cooking.  Times like this my Crock Pot becomes my best friend!  It's so simple for me to put something in before we leave the … [Read more...]

118 Mouthwatering Easter Recipes

118 Mouthwatering Easter Recipes

118 Mouthwatering Easter Recipes Easter is right around the corner and I don't know how your family celebrates but like any holiday is ours huge. A holiday isn't complete on my side if there is not between 30-50 people in attendance. When you have holidays this big you know it's served potluck style! We don't have many rules about holidays in our house except that you MUST have fun and you need to bring something different every year. No repeats aloud except for the basics (meat, rolls, … [Read more...]

42 St Patrick’s Day Recipes

42 St Patrick's Day Recipes Think you know all about St. Patrick's Day?  Test your St. Patrick's Day knowledge. About St. Patrick's Day People all over the world celebrate on the 17th day of March in honor of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Some cities have parades, most revelers wear green, and a few families commemorate the day with traditional Irish fare for their meal. However, not everyone may know who St. Patrick is. Born in Britain during the 4th century, St. Patrick … [Read more...]

Hamilton Beach Single Serve Blender Giveaway

Hamilton Beach Single Serve Blender Giveaway Are you looking forward to Christmas? Do you still need a gift for someone?  Or maybe you need something for yourself to get you through this holiday season. I know blenders are not at the top of the list considering most people think of them for summer and shakes. About The Single Serve Blender From  Hamilton Beach "2 blender jars and 2 lids included Travel lid lets you drink from the jar Jar fits in most car drink holders Great for fruit … [Read more...]

Hamilton Beach Smoothie Smart Blender Giveaway

Hamilton Beach Smoothie Smart Blender Giveaway Do you like potato soup? How about well, anything hot this time of year? I know for me I LOVE my soup as smooth as I can get it. Do you know a person who LOVES to cook and want an good idea what to get them for Christmas? How about this Hamilton Beach Smoothie Smart blender? Let me tell you a little about it from Hamilton Beach themselves " The Smoothie Smart™ Blender prepares a perfect smoothie with the press of a button: Auto Smoothie. … [Read more...]

Which Spooky Halloween Family Are You ~ Take The Quiz& Find Out

What is your favorite thing about halloween?  Is it the candy or the funny costumes or the time with the family? I think I like the mix of all three and maybe eating some of my son's candy. Here is an app that is fun for the whole family from Warner Bros.  What is some of the fun things on this this app? • Which Spooky Family Are You? QUIZ - Is your family all about the candy and costumes? Or are you pumpkin-carving crazy? Take the quiz to find out which spooky family YOU are! • … [Read more...]

3 Winners Will Win A Halloween Ring Pop Prize Pack

It's hard to believe that it is October! Halloween is just around the corner!  Do your kids have their costumes all picked out?  I know we think about that for months in this house. My son wants the PERFECT and most AWESOME costume ever... each year. How about candy?  Do you have yours already done?  I always forget about that part until it is almost too late. Yup I am that person that gives out raisins or apples, or the candy no one likes,  because I have forgotten to go to the store … [Read more...]

Are you living THE ULTIMATE LIFE?

The Ultimate Life

**This is a sponsored post on behalf of The Ultimate Life but all opinions are my own** Are you living The Ultimate Life?  There is a new movie coming out September 6th (the sequel to The Ultimate Gift)  that will remind us all that somethings are worth more than money. About The Ultimate Life "Between the pressure of running a foundation started by his late grandfather, being sued by his greedy extended family, and seeing his beloved Alexia leave on an extended mission trip to … [Read more...]

Mike The Knight Takes Over New York

Mike The Knight Mall Tour

Mike the Knight -in-training will be making a trip to New York for a special appearance August 18. He will be at the 36th Anniversary Renaissance Farie to help celebrate this great anniversary. The young Knight-in-Training will be doing a special performance, meet and greets along with storytelling and giveaways. A Little About The Show "Mike the Knight, a new CG-animated preschool series that invites viewers into a fantastical world of castles, quests, dragons and trolls, centers on … [Read more...]

National Geographic Book of Why Explains Some Of Life’s Lessons

National Geographic Book Of Why

This is a sponsored post on behalf of National Geographic. Ever wonder why your skin gets wrinkly in water? Or why is my hair straight while my sibling has curly hair?  Stay tuned we'll come back to these.... The last few weeks have been busy here. We have been moving to a new place! So what do you do with a 5 year old while packing, moving and unpacking?  Well we got National Geographic Little Kids "First BIG book of WHY" along with "Cutest Animals Sticker activity book" and "Cool … [Read more...]

50+ Bacon Recipes ~ Bacon Lovers Dream Round Up

Bacon is a pretty hot commodity in our house. The kids love and I must say I would eat BLT's weekly if I could justify it healthy wise. Frankly bacon makes everything taste better, right? Just because I think bacon makes everything taste better doesn't mean I don't get stuck in a rut of cooking with bacon, or that I need a couple recipes that will use up the rest of the package. Below you will find 56 bacon recipes, yep 56 recipes that include bacon. Some will put the whole package to use and … [Read more...]