Tropical Chia Pudding Bites

Tropical Chia Pudding Bites

Disclosure: I created my healthy Tropical Chia Pudding Bites as part of an #Outshine  sponsored post for Socialstars by Crowdtap. … [Read more...]

Pina Colada Cheese Ball

Pina Colada Cheese Ball

Here's a different sort of cheese ball that you can serve at your next party or get-together: Pina Colada Cheese Ball. … [Read more...]

Tropical Toffee Brittle

Tropical Toffee Brittle

Welcome to Day #6 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita’s Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting today, Monday, December 9th and ending Saturday, December 14th. Oh, it's an exciting day! Not only is today the day I get to share my Tropical Toffee Brittle with … [Read more...]

Tropical White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Tropical White Chocolate Chip Cookies - slider

For the last few years, food bloggers from all over the world have participated in the Great Food Bloggers Cookie Swap. Last year was my first year and it was so much fun that I just had to participate again. The cookie swap is hosted by Love & Olive Oil and The Little Kitchen. They match up the hundreds of food blogger participants, who each send a dozen cookies to 3 different food bloggers. So, in other words, I sent a dozen cookies to 3 food bloggers and then 3 food bloggers (different … [Read more...]

Coconut Pineapple Rice (easy side dish)

Coconut Pineapple Rice (easy side dish)

This Coconut Pineapple Rice recipe is a fun and easy side dish that will save your sanity for your weeknight dinners. Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Success® Rice. This recipe, and all opinions, are 100% my own. … [Read more...]

Piña Colada Frozen Pineapple Dessert

Pina Colada Frozen Pineapple Dessert

{ Disclosure: This Piña Colada Frozen Pineapple Dessert recipe has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias®  and Fruti  - full disclosure at end } This is no ordinary frozen dessert. This Pina Colada Frozen Pineapple Dessert is served in a fresh pineapple, includes Bacardi rum, and is made with Chunk O' Fruti Fruit Bars. And it will make the adults at your next party or get-together very happy. … [Read more...]

Hawaiian Pizza Grilled Cheese Sandwich #SundaySupper

Hawaiian Pizza Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Our kids are big fans of Hawaiian Pizza. We regularly make it homemade with its usual ingredients: pineapple, ham and mozzarella cheese. Since April is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month, I thought it would be fun to combine one of their favorite pizzas into a sandwich. And just like that, Hawaiian Pizza Grilled Cheese Sandwich was born. … [Read more...]

Easy Recipe: Blueberry Crunch Dump Cake

Blueberry Crunch Cake

If you'd like to make an easy recipe for dessert, but yet something different than your usual boxed cake with frosting, look no further. This Blueberry Crunch Cake is an easy cake called a "dump cake". Why? Because you literally dump all the ingredients together. … [Read more...]

$7 Music Night: Dinner, Dessert and Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience CD

The 20/20 Experience CD, from Justin Timberlake, has been released and it's causing quite the buzz. From March 19 -24, Justin Timberlake fans can pick up The 20/20 Experience at Walmart for just $7. We do movie nights all the time, but I decided that this was a great excuse to change things up and have a music night instead! I planned some fun at home with a $7 dinner and $ 7 dessert to go along with the $7 deal on Justin Timberlake's new CD. … [Read more...]

Photographing Food on the Grill


I'm into the 4th week of my food photography course, courtesy of Sears Grilling. This week, our assignment was to photograph three meals, in the process of being grilled, from a variety of angles, lighting, etc. This assignment wasn't about the steps or the recipe, it was just about the actual grilling, so please excuse the lack of recipes and step-by-step instructions. I do hope you'll enjoy seeing some of the shots I captured: … [Read more...]