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Celery Benefits and a Grinch Celery Snack

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 5, 2018 | Categories: DIY
celery benefits

Merry Grinchmas! The Grinch opens in theaters on November 9th, I thought I make some Grinch related snack that’s perfect for the holiday season. Not only that but a healthy treat that kids will love eating. And celery benefits are numerous. First, let’s get this out of the way… celery is NOT a net-calorie food, […]

Save on RITZ Crackers at Walmart with Ibotta + Giveaway

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 6, 2018 | Categories: Deals, Reviews
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This post was sponsored by RITZ as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central, and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. As far back as I can remember, RITZ Crackers have been my go-to cracker. They’re so versatile. You can eat them as is, paired with soups, salads, and dips… or, […]

Lil Smokie Stuffed Jalapenos with Bacon

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 9, 2018 | Categories: Food, Recipes
stuffed jalapenos with bacon appetizer

I was looking for some appetizers that would be easy to make and incorporated jalapenos, Lil Smokies (or sausages), and bacon. These Lil Smokie Stuffed Jalapenos with Bacon fit the bill. They’re a great appetizer for game night, parties, cook outs, and family gatherings like Easter. They really are simple to make and they pack […]

Cherry Bombs Homemade Chocolate Covered Cherries Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 5, 2017 | Categories: Desserts, Food, Recipes
cherry bombs recipe with healthy cherries candy snack

For a sweet treat that’s as decorative as it is delicious, make a batch (or two) of Cherry Bombs. They’re very simple to make and fun to eat. A twist on chocolate covered cherries. Each bomb has a maraschino cherry center wrapped in chewy chocolate candy and enrobed in festive red confectioners coating. Leave them […]

5 Fun Things to do With Your Teen Son This Summer

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 22, 2016 | Categories: Family, Parenting
General Mills Tiny Toast cereal from Kroger a great summer snack

Between end of school year activities and summer trips and projects, it’s nice to get a helping hand from brands like today’s sponsor, General Mills. They want to help moms keep their teens fueled with fun snacks this summer. It is officially summer!  Although, judging by the weather, it has felt like summer for the […]

These are a few of my favorite things… #ad #greatstarts

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 6, 2014 | Categories: Family and Health, Favorites, Health and Fitness
Kellogg's Special K Protein Bars #greatstarts My favorite snack

Everyone has their favorite season (mine’s summer), favorite movie, and favorite song. We all have a “favorite” something/everything. I was thinking about a few of my favorite things recently. I love snow days – when my son gets to stay home from school and we play in the snow and play board games all day.  […]

Tips for a Great Start with Team Kellogg’s

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 3, 2014 | Categories: Family and Health, Health and Fitness, Parenting, Tips

Click to download If my day starts off on the wrong foot, it sets the tone for the whole day for me. This is why I do everything I can to have a great start in the mornings. This starts the night before. I know all you moms out there know exactly what I’m talking […]

Mrs. Freshley’s Snack Cakes are so… Fresh! #sponsored #giveaway

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 10, 2013 | Categories: Food, Giveaways, Reviews
Mrs. Freshley's Snack Cakes

This delicious snack filled post has been brought to you by Mrs. Freshley’s…. I love snacking. It’s a weakness of mine. Well, I say weakness, but I count calories and as long as a snack fits into my daily calorie intake for the day, I’m good. And so are Mrs. Freshley’s Snack Cakes. Darn good! […]

Sweet and Savory Snack Ideas

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 26, 2013 | Categories: Food, Home and Garden

Guest Post Finding fresh recipes for the family can sometimes be a challenge; and experimenting with new recipes can even be downright disastrous.  If you have been looking for a break from the mundane, then take a second look in your pantry.  Here are two fun, kid-friendly recipes, one sweet and one savory, that you […]

5 Benefits to Shelf Safe Milk with #MilkUnleashed

My son has always been a big milk drinker. From the time he weaned from nursing till today… milk is his first drink of choice. He doesn’t like chocolate milk, though. I know, strange. I’m just thrilled that I’ve never had to force, beg, plead, or bribe him to drink milk. So, my biggest problem […]