The Easiest Skinny Lasagna recipe EVER and a RED GOLD® Lasagna Kit Giveaway!

Have I ever told you how much I love lasagna? I do! I do! I do! It’s a nice hearty meal, warms bellies in the cold winter months, and can feed a crowd. A pan of Lasagna will last at least two days in our house. I love it! And cold lasagna the next day is even better! I love it, I tell you, I do! Now, I know lasagna is full of cheese which, let’s face it, means full of fat but wait! I have the perfect recipe for you today that make the most yummy and easy Skinny Lasagna!!! Yahooo, let’s make it healthier! We’ll be using low fat cottage cheese and mozzarella, and a low sodium parmesan…and you won’t even miss the full fat dairy. Promise!The Easiest Skinny Lasagna recipe EVER

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Valentine Bento Snack Box

Valentine Bento Snack Box using a empty chocolate heart box

I just love Valentine's Day, oh I do...day filled with love and happiness…it's right up my alley! And guess what? It's coming in just a few weeks! Well, since I love it so much we are already getting ready for it over here, pink and red all the things!!!! I've already started making cute-sy after school snacks for the … Continue Reading...

How to Make Cauliflower Rice

How to Make Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower rice?!? I know what some of you may be thinking but hear me out…it is SO good! It doesn't even taste like cauliflower! It actually, and I know this may sound like a duh, really does taste like rice. Meaning pretty much like nothing…unless you want to add some salt and pepper or other spices. What I'm trying to … Continue Reading...

Gift Idea: Valentine’s Day Fondue Kit

Valentine's Day Fondue Kit Gift Idea

My littles and I spent a couple hours yesterday making Valentine's boxes for some friends, it's such a fun activity to do with my 8 little hands. They helped stamp bags and tape them up with washi tape while I filled them...we are pretty good assembly line worker bees! We thought since we love making (and eating) chocolate … Continue Reading...

Double Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipe

Double Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipe

Okay, I know it's a new year and so many of you have made resolutions to eat healthier but I just had to share this recipe with you. I'll tell you right now, these Double Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies are not going to help your resolution one bit. Zero. Zilch. Nada. But, you HAVE to make them. They are the perfect … Continue Reading...

My Favorite Essential Oils Face Serum

My Favorite Essential Oil Face Serum

You know what happens when you get in your 30's? You start getting lines on your face. Sigh. You start seeing them when you smile and laugh…near your eyes and by your mouth. What the whaaat?! I hate to say it but not until I hit my 30's did I finally start paying attention to my facial routine…and what I could do to reduce … Continue Reading...

Gluten Free Morning Glory Muffins Recipe

Gluten Free Morning Glory Muffin Recipe using better-for-you- ingredients

Today I thought I would share one of our favorite recipes that I worked to use better-for-you ingredients to make them a bit healthier. Y'all know how I am always looking to use cleaner foods when I can! These Gluten Free Morning Glory Muffins are chock full of raisins and shredded carrots and I switched out chopped apples … Continue Reading...

Top 10 in 2014

Top 10 Posts of 2014 via Smashedpeasandcarrots.com

Today, I thought I would share the Top 10 posts of 2014! I love doing this every year to see what y'all liked best, I always think it is so fun to see the posts that were the most popular over past year. I love that there is a little bit of everything…recipes, sewing tutorials, crafts, gift ideas…it really is a happy walk … Continue Reading...

Essential Oils: Family Favorite Roll On Blends

DoTerra Essential Oils Family Favorite Roll On Blends

Happy New Year, friends! I hope you had yourselves a lovely holiday vacation, we sure did...relaxing and having all day to play is the best I tell you! So I was thinking during my break that this year I wanted to share our family's use of essential oils with you. We love essential oils and have been using them for years! … Continue Reading...

Merry Christmas 2014

Merry Christmas 2014 Family Christmas Card

Merry Christmas a day early, friends!! I just wanted to pop in before I take a little vacation from the 'ol blog to spend some time with my family this holiday season and wish you all a very Merry Christmas!  … Continue Reading...

Tutorial: Make a Wine Bag in 10 Minutes

How to Make a Wine Bag in 10 Minutes

Today I thought I'd bring home another super easy yet fun to make tutorial I did as part of the Riley Blake Project Design Team! Today I will be teaching you how to make a fabulous Wine Bag, and it will only take you 10 minutes…10 MINUTES!!! So fast you could crank out quite a few in less than an hour and have an array of … Continue Reading...

How To Make Your Own Fleece Ear Warmers

Supplies 4 inch x 44 inch piece of fleece coordinating threadThe first thing you will need to do is get a measurement from the head of the recipient around the area that the ear warmer will be placed. My daughter is 4 years old and her measurement was 19 inches. My adult head measurement was 21.5 inches. Remember that … Continue Reading...

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