Bud Light Lime Cran-Brrr-Rita’s Festive Beverage

Bud Light Lime Cran-Brrr-Rita, a Festive Beverage for the Holidays

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Anheuser Busch via Mode Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Anheuser Busch. I love that Anheuser Busch offers a pretty fantastic line of beverages for us ladies to enjoy (and men too).  I've teamed up with these fine ... Continue Reading

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Hot Cocoa

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Hot Cocoa with Personality

Oh man, I just love the Fall season.  I love the weather changes, football, the fact that kids are finally back in school, and definitely the food!   This homemade Pumpkin Spice Hot Cocoa is the perfect way to warm up on those cooler mornings and is a great alternative to regular ol' coffee! As you can see, these cute little pumpkin marshmallows ... Continue Reading


Banana Chocolate Shake

Keepin' cool in the Texas heat, with this delicious, cold banana treat.  Adding chocolate and milk but keepin' it light, this Banana Chocolate Shake will disappear, bite by bite.  I bet y'all didn't know I was a poet huh?!  Hope y'all enjoy!   Ingredients: 3 whole Bananas, frozen, peeled and chopped 1 cup low-fat Chocolate ice cream 2/3 cup ... Continue Reading


Lime Sherbert Cooler

Since St. Patrick's Day is coming around quickly, we've been making all sorts recipes; everything from pot of gold treats to shamrock pie.  Since the weather is warming up here in Texas, we wanted to cool things down a bit and decided to make this super easy Lime Sherbert Cooler.  It's the easiest thing to make and kids love it! Truett helped with ... Continue Reading

Little Black Dress Wines - Merlot

Five Recipes Using Little Black Dress Wine

Little Black Dress Wine and five recipes to serve at parties, with just the two of you, or even at the next barbecue! LBD Wines Cabernet Cocktail 2 oz Little Black Dress Cabernet ½ oz Tuaca ½ oz Amaretto 3 oz Sprite In a shaker filled with ice, add ingredients, roll to mix, transfer to serving glass LBD Wines Couture-tini 3 oz Little ... Continue Reading


Stay Cool this Summer with a Chiquita Smoothie

Smoothies are a great way to cool off this Summer.  My son makes every possible kind out there so you can imagine how delighted he was when a cooler full of Chiquita Smoothie mixes arrived!  There were four flavors; Peach Mango, Mixed Berry, Banana Colada, and Strawberry Banana.  We tried the Peach Mango first because my son loves mangos.  We made ... Continue Reading


Coffee Lovers Unite

There are few things we need in life to survive...food, water and coffee.  Where would we be without that morning cup of joe?  It gets me started in the day, keeps me running past that late after noon slump, and helps me burn the midnight blog-oil.  One of the few accepted addictions, I proudly believe that if a coffee habit is wrong, I don't want ... Continue Reading


Sweet Chocolate Soup with Froth

Hi, I'm Lisa from Stop and Smell the Chocolates. I'm a married mom of one amusing son and I love chocolate! Take a little chocolate break during your stressful day - come by and you might find a yummy recipe, a funny story, a cup of tea, a household tip, a lovely picture, or a new friend. I look forward to meeting you and sharing some ... Continue Reading


The Best Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Because I'm trying to lose weight, I'm really watching what I eat.  Every morning I wake up and decide what to eat.  I usually go for oatmeal, a healthy cereal or have a smoothie. Today is smoothie day!  My two favorite fruits, strawberries & bananas, in a drink!  And to make sure I'm getting a good dose of calcium, I use whole milk. You can ... Continue Reading


Homemade Snow Ice Cream

Guest post from Kids' Cattle Blog sharing their love from homemade snow ice cream!  Here fella there makes it look awful good!!  Thanks for sharing with us! It doesn't get any easier than this guys!  Enjoy if you have snow.  We'll be in the 80's here today so no chance of this stuff right now for us! INGREDIENTS: 2 qt.clean snow 1/2 C ... Continue Reading