Holiday Appetizer: Easy Ham & Onion Cheeseball

Easy Ham & Onion Cheese Ball Appetizer at

Ahhhhh, I’m so excited for Thanksgiving tomorrow! Seriously. I’m getting things ready – and one of the things I can make ahead by a day is this ultra-easy ham & onion cheese ball appetizer.  I know not everyone thinks about eating before a big family dinner, but in our family, inevitably, someone or something delays […]

Herbed Pumpkin Seeds

Herbed Pumpkin Seeds at

Over the weekend, my family had our annual tradition of carving pumpkins – and toasting the seeds. It’s a once-a-year treat for me, so it’s something I look forward to every year. In years past, I just baked them with a little bit of salt (I shared last year the basics of  how to toast […]

16 Recipes For Grown-Up Halloween Entertaining

16 Recipes for Grown Up Halloween Celebrations at

Thank you to for sponsoring today’s Halloween recipe round-up! I have seen a LOT of great kids’ ideas floating around out there for Halloween, but this time of year can be a lot of fun for adults, too!  I’ve rounded up 16 fun recipes for entertaining that are candy-free, and great for an adult […]

Captain America Movie Treat Boxes with M&M’s Movie Mix #HeroesEatMMs

Captain America Movie Treat Boxes at #HeroesEatMMs #CollectiveBias #shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. I’m a mom of little kids, which means we rarely get to the theater to see a movie.  We always mean to, we want to, we plan to, and then someone gets sick, we can’t find a sitter… […]

Tailgating Food: Team Color Jell-O Blocks!

Team Color Jell-O Blocks at #TeamJellO #shop #cbias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. I can hardly wait for football to start again. We’re huge fans of college football, and the Wolverines in particular.  That’s right, go Blue!  The best thing about game day is always the game day food, though – […]

Getting Ready For Disney’s FROZEN with Eggo Minis Snowman Fruit and Waffle Kabobs #FROZENFun

Getting Ready For Disney's FROZEN with Eggo Minis Snowman Waffle Kabobs at #shop #FROZENFun

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. I have a bad-mom story.  You all know I have young kids – so naturally, EVERYTHING Disney is a must-see.  But we missed FROZEN in theaters, […]

Zombie Appetizer: Brain-Shaped Ham and Onion Cheeseball


So who is excited for the Walking Dead premiere?  I have to confess, we don’t do “scary” in our house.  But that doesn’t mean it’s not still fun to have creepy snacks for a zombie themed party!  I’ve teamed up with my favorite bloggers today to share a collection of zombie-themed projects which are great […]