Vegan Tater Tot Casserole #VeganFoodShare

We live in the midwest, and here in the midwest we tend to love our casseroles. I make a great turkey, cheddar and broccoli casserole. It's my go-to when I'm in need of some real comfort food. Being vegan means our teenage daughter has been missing out on my usual casseroles, so I wanted to give this recipe from the Vegan Stoner Cookbook a try. It turned out pretty good. Not something I would make … [Read more...]

Williams Sonoma, Beauty And The Beast Event In Beverly Hills #MyWilliamsSonoma #BeOurGuestEvent

While in LA, we had the pleasure of the visiting the beautiful Williams Sonoma location in Beverly Hills for a Beauty And The Beast themed blogger event. We were treated to a delicious selection of Beauty And The Beast themed food that included Soup Du Jour, Meat Ragu, Cheese Soufflé, and more. The food was prepared right in the store by a couple of amazing chefs, who also treated us to a personal … [Read more...]

Moana, Behind The Movie & Polynesian Celebration #MoanaBluray

While recently in L.A. I had the pleasure of attending an exclusive Moana Blu-ray press event. It was an evening filled with Polynesian culture, entertainment, amazing food, and an intimate discussion with the filmmakers behind Disney's hit movie Moana. Polynesian dancers welcoming us to the #MoanaBluray presentation! Available to purchase on March 7th! #BeOurGuestEvent #Moana A post shared … [Read more...]

Halloween: Pumpkin Puke Guacamole Recipe #VeganFoodShare

October is finally here, and we're getting excited about Halloween! It's time to pull out the decorations and create some creepy, spooky treats. Like this easy Halloween: Pumpkin Puke Guacamole dip. First open the top and completely clean out a small pumpkin. Then use a crayon to draw the eyes and mouth. Be sure the mouth is low, and open enough to spew out the guacamole dip. Carve. Guacamole … [Read more...]

Backyard BBQ Hacks & GEDC’s ‘Show Us Your Summer Smile!’ Social Media Contest

The first day of summer is right around the corner, which means the majority of us will regularly indulge in delicious BBQ food with our close friends and family. However, as you’re probably aware, BBQ food isn’t always the easiest on your teeth, or your smile. Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) is sharing Backyard BBQ tips to be sure your summer smile is always looking clean: Take … [Read more...]

Raita Yogurt Savory Dips, Review & Giveaway

I have never been one to be very adventurous when it comes to trying new food. I have my general favorites in Chinese, Polish, Italian and American dishes. I’ve traveled to many European cities and to Jamaica and have sampled the cuisine there and enjoyed much of it, although not all. But to say that I don’t care for Indian fare is an understatement. There was many a celebration at work where a … [Read more...]

New Entenmann’s Little Bites Cinnamon French Toast Muffins Review & Giveaway #ad

I received products for review from BBUSA brands. All opinions expressed and photos used are honest and my own. Rise and shine! Soft and scrumptious muffins always make for a great breakfast treat! Joining the best-selling Entenmann’s® Little Bites® Muffins are the NEW! Little Bites Cinnamon French Toast Muffins. The Little Bites Cinnamon French Toast Muffins are the newest addition to the Little … [Read more...]

Dos Hermanos Restaurant & Market, a real hidden gem #ReviewCrew @Restaurant_Com #sp

One of the things I love about using Restaurant.com is finding places to eat that we've never been to, right in our own neighborhood. Our most recent find is an awesome little Mexican restaurant, and market named Dos Hermanos. This was our first time at Dos Hermanos, so we had no idea what to expect. From the street, it's the market that really stands out. When we first arrived I thought we … [Read more...]

Our Pie Five Pizza experience #PieFive

We were recently invited to experience Pie Five Pizza, at their new Southfield, Michigan location. Pie Five Pizza is a trend-setting, fast-casual concept offering individual handcrafted pizzas with fresh ingredients made-to-order and prepared in less than five minutes. Pie Five offers a nice list of specialty pizza, as well the option to totally create your own. Each pizza or salad being made … [Read more...]

Eat, Sleep, and Play, giving love back to our cats @MuseCatFood #MyCatMyMuse #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyCatMyMuse #CollectiveBias These two cats (Harley & Raphael) are more than just pets, they are part of our family. Having two was not our plan, but it sure turned out to be for the better. They do everything together, eat, sleep, and play. They both have added so much laughter and … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. Enjoyed a late dinner with friends. Spent an afternoon cooking, and watching a movie with our granddaughter. Won $48 the first time we played Keeno. Played again and won nothing. Burned a loaf of garlic bread. Not just a little, really burned it. Black. Started pulling out our Halloween decorations. Had a good time at Rib Fest, a local barbecue … [Read more...]

Wet Ones, one of our must have products while camping #WetOnes #ad

Must have camping gear comes in big and small sizes, each equally important. When it comes to keeping our food and drinks cool, coolers are a must have. That's a give-in. When it comes to tackling messes, our must have is Wet Ones. Perfect for cleaning faces, and hands while on the campground! We also found that Wet Ones have the cleaning power to handle pretty much any of our camping surprises. … [Read more...]

Let the good times roll with Igloo’s Quantum 28 Quart Roller Cooler

Camping has become one of our favorite summer activities. In-fact over the past few years, I'd say we've become quit the advert campers. We go as often as possible. We now have an excellent routine for putting up and tearing down our tent, for organizing our gear, and our packing priorities are spot on. When it comes to camping, I'm all about the food, the drinks and the relaxation. But, … [Read more...]

Midas Detroit Franchisees Drive Out Hunger As Part of Nationwide Truck Tour #1Mile1Meal

Across the U.S. and Canada, Midas franchisees are working with local food banks to bring food, funds and hands-on assistance to hunger- relief efforts in the communities where their customers and associates live and work. Franchisees in the Midas network invite businesses, organizations and communities nationwide to join the Drive Out Hunger campaign by donating dollars for meals. Why: In … [Read more...]

Brew and BBQ @ Cedar Point this weekend #IheartCP #Rougarou #BloggingatCP

Summer is just around the corner, and for our family, that means planning the first of several trips to Cedar Point. Attention thrill seekers, Brew and BBQ lovers! Get your taste buds ready, Friday, May 29 through Sunday, May 31 Cedar Point is bringing it all together in the park. You'll be able to sample micro, craft and specialty beers from breweries around the region – 146 beers, … [Read more...]

World’s Best Queso Dip, perfect for game-day #RedGold

No matter which team you're rooting for this easy to make "World’s Best Queso Dip" featuring Red Gold Tomatoes is sure to be a winner on game-day! This Queso dip was a hit with my family. Gone in minutes - no joke! I've had several requests for me to make more. Good thing it's so easy! World’s Best Queso Dip Microwave Method In microwave safe bowl combine tomatoes and cheese. … [Read more...]

Eli’s Cheesecake Sampler Review & Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide

I recently received an Original Favorites Cheesecake Sampler from Eli’s Cheesecake to share with my family and friends. Let me start by saying, if and when you see this box being delivered to your home - you know you're in for a special treat. That is why we're happy to add Eli's Cheesecake to our 2014 Five Dollar Shake Holiday Gift Guide! Cheesecake is a favorite dessert around here! Since … [Read more...]

Free Eat Like an Animal Cookbook & $100 Door to Door Organics #Giveaway #EatLikeAnAnimal #ReZoopie #DetroitZoo

We are super excited to hear that Detroit Zoological Society and Door to Door Organics have teamed up to create a fun, colorful ReZoopie® cookbook to help families tempt tehir kids into eating healthy fruits and vegetables, just like their favorite zoo animals. You can view and/or print the ReZoopie® cookbook for free using this link: http://bit.ly/eatlikeananimalMI2! Courtesy of The … [Read more...]

Hellmann’s Real Mayonnaise, the secret to great-tasting leftovers #LeftOverFriday @Hellmanns

Not sure what to do with your holiday leftovers? Thanksgiving Turkey is delicious but it can quickly dry out in the days following. Hellmann’s Mayonnaise is my secret to making turkey moist and delicious. The key to great-tasting leftovers is using quality ingredients that complement each other. Hellmann’s Mayonnaise helps bring flavors together to keep every bite satisfying. For more than … [Read more...]

Grab the snack that gives back #ThisBarSavesLives

Every year, severe acute malnutrition claims the lives of 2.6 million children. That’s one child every 12 seconds. But here’s the thing...it’s preventable. If we each made even a small effort, this could be a reality of the past. That’s where This Bar Saves Lives comes in (founded by actors and activists Kristen Bell, Ryan Devlin, Todd Grinnell and Ravi Patel). They’re the makers of 3 … [Read more...]

5 Good Reasons to visit @Outback Steakhouse #Detroit #OutbackZooNight

My husband and I recently enjoyed a nice evening out that included dinner at Outback Steakhouse. It was a perfect evening, and if you haven't been in a while, I highly recommend a visit to your local Outback. The food, the service and even the drinks were wonderful. Could not have been better. Here are my five reason why I recommend Outback Steakhouse. 1. The menu. Outback has something … [Read more...]

Starbucks Fall Blend Review #FallBlend @Starbucks #coffeeathome

When I think of fall, I think of leaves changing, pumpkin picking, crisp cool weather, enjoying warm fall comfort foods,and desserts, with a cup hot flavorful coffee. Oh, and lot's of family evenings by our little back yard fire-pit. Those are the best! I recently received the below gift package from Starbucks to review their new limited edition Fall Blend of coffee. This blend is … [Read more...]

Back to School snacks & sandwiches with Boar’s Head

With the kids back to school, anytime is a great time for delicious sandwiches and snacks with Boar’s Head products. Easy ham roll-ups (made with low sodium Boar's Head Deli Sliced Ham), along with fresh fruit and veggies make for a perfect after school/ study snack. It not only taste great, but it gives our teenage daughter a balance of energy and brain power that she needs to get through the … [Read more...]

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