This Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef tastes like it came from a restaurant!

Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef Recipe

As soon as I saw this recipe on The Recipe Critic, I knew I had to try it!  My husband is a little picky when it comes to slow cooker dishes, but I knew this one was going to be a winner.  I couldn’t believe how easy it was to throw together and how amazing…

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10 of the Best Etsy Shops for Hairbows on

10 of the Best Etsy Shops for Hairbows

With back-to-school season and the holiday season fast approaching, my little girl was in desperate need of some new hairbows. I love supporting small businesses, but looking on Etsy for hairbows can be so overwhelming! To help make your life easier, I wanted to share with you today 10 of the Best Etsy Shops for…

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Sweet and Sticky Chicken Strips on

Sweet & Sticky Tyson® Crispy Chicken Strips

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tyson. The opinions and text are all mine. My kids absolutely love Tyson® Crispy Chicken Strips and I love that that are made with all-white meat, 100% natural ingredients and make dinnertime a breeze!  We love using Tyson® Crispy Chicken Strips as a starter…

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Peanut Butter Butterfinger Cookies from  These are my family's new favorite cookies!

Peanut Butter Butterfinger Cookies Recipe

I never loved Butterfingers until I was pregnant with my third baby.  I seriously could not get enough of them and now that I’ve had them in these cookies, my addiction has become even worse!  I used my favorite peanut butter cookie recipe and jazzed it up with a little Butterfinger and some peanut butter…

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Homemade Sweet and Sour Pork from

Homemade Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe

My husband and I love eating out.  It’s a problem!  I seriously just love going to restaurants! I love the food, the smells, the atmosphere and, of course, not having to do dishes.  We decided we would’t go out to eat for at least a week so we decided to make a restaurant-worthy meal at…

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50 Healthy After-School Snack Ideas from

50 Healthy After-School Snack Ideas

School is back in session and if your kids are like mine, they come home hungry!  I hate to feed them something that would ruin their appetites before dinner, so we are sharing 50 of our favorite healthy after-school snacks for your kids! An InLinkz Link-up

How To Paint Kitchen Cabinets Like A Pro!

How To Paint Kitchen Cabinets

One of the most effective ways to update an older kitchen is by refinishing the cabinets!  Most of us can’t afford all new cabinetry, so we’ve found 10 amazing tutorials and kitchen transformations to help you paint your kitchen cabinets. Click on the links below for the tutorials on how to paint kitchen cabinets! An…

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How To Cut A Mango in 5 Easy Steps!

How To Cut A Mango In 5 Easy Steps!

My husband and I visited the Dominican Republic a few years ago and I am still dreaming about those juicy mangoes!  As much as I love mangoes, I hate how hard they are to peel and cut.  Luckily, we’ve figured out a foolproof way to help you cut a mango in just 5 easy steps!…

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Toy Story Alien Cupcakes Recipe

My kids are obsessed with Toy Story!  My husband and I are planning a trip to Disneyland in the next few months and have been trying to get our family in the Disney spirit. 😉 These Toy Story Alien Cupcakes were so easy to make and the kids had a blast creating their own alien…

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Pumpkin Pie Crescent Rolls Recipe on

Pumpkin Pie Crescent Rolls

My oldest starts kindergarten next week and I am kind of freaking out!  How is he that old?!  I’m coping with his growing up by doing a lot of Fall baking, starting with these Pumpkin Pie Crescent Rolls.  They are so easy to make and are absolutely delicious! Save Print Pumpkin Pie Crescent Rolls Recipe…

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How Colgate Total Daily Repair Saved My Smile

How Colgate Total Daily Repair Saved My Smile

*Disclosure: I received product and compensation for this post from Colgate Total as part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network.*   I’ve always been self conscious about my teeth.  I’ve never had braces so I have always felt like they weren’t very straight and they have always been SO sensitive!  I have tried so many different whitening…

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50 delicious breakfast recipes from

50 Delicious Breakfast Recipes

Our family loves hot, cooked breakfasts but they tend to get a little sick of the usual pancakes and eggs.  These 50 delicious breakfast recipes are sure to be a hit at your house! An InLinkz Link-up Looking for more delicious recipes? No Bake Energy Bites Recipe Whole Wheat Banana Bread Recipe The Best Easy French Toast Recipe

Copycat Disneyland Dole Whip Recipe from

Copycat Disneyland Dole Whip Recipe

Without fail, the first place we go have a snack when we get to Disneyland is the Tiki Juice Bar to get a Dole Whip.  It is the perfect, refreshing treat and with this recipe you can get a taste of a Disneyland Dole Whip at home! Save Print Copycat Disneyland Dole Whip Recipe Prep…

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Copycat Disneyland Hand-Dipped Corndogs

Copycat Disneyland Hand-Dipped Corn Dogs Recipe

One of my favorite foods at Disneyland are the incredible hand-dipped corndogs.  I pretty much start drooling as soon as I smell them, they are that good!  The Stay At Home Chef totally nailed it with this recipe!  It is amazing! Save Print Copycat Disneyland Hand-Dipped Corn Dogs Recipe Prep time:  10 mins Cook time: …

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Disney's Cinnamon Glazed Almonds Recipe.  These are AMAZING!!!

Disney’s Candied Cinnamon Almonds Recipe

I’m pretty sure the first thing you smell when walking into any Disney park are their delicious cinnamon almonds!  I always have to budget a small fortune for these cinnamon almonds on all of our Disney trips….I love them that much!  This recipe comes from The Disney Chef and she got it straight from Disney!  They taste…

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This Disneyland S'mores Bake tastes just like the original!  So delicious!

Disneyland S’mores Bake Recipe

I think that marshmallow, chocolate and graham cracker is possibly the best flavor combination ever!  When I tried this S’mores Bake at Big Thunder Ranch Barbecue in Disneyland, I knew I could recreate it at home!  I found this recipe on the Disney Parks blog, so you know it is going to be good! Save…

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20 of the Best Slow Cooker Sandwiches on

20 of the Best Slow Cooker Sandwiches

During the hot summer months, the last thing that I want to do is turn on my oven and cook dinner! Today I rounded up some of my favorite summer meals – sandwiches that can be cooked in the slow cooker!There is really something for everyone in this collection of recipes! An InLinkz Link-up Looking…

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20 Disney copycat recipes you can make at home!

20 Disney Park Recipes You Can Make At Home

Enjoy all of your favorite Disney recipes at home with these delicious recipes! An InLinkz Link-up Planning a Disney trip?! Check out Getaway Today for the BEST price and service possible to make your vacation absolutely magical! Use the promo code “HOWTOCREW” to save even more when you are booking your trip through Getaway Today!

24 4th of July Festive Dessert Recipes

24 Fourth of July Recipes

The 4th of July is my favorite holiday!  The traditions, fireworks and of course….the food! Here are 24 Fourth of July recipes perfect for your holiday festivities: An InLinkz Link-up

Double Cheese Macaroni on

Double Cheese Macaroni Bake

Even as an adult, I love macaroni and cheese. My tastebuds have thankfully matured and I prefer a homemade mac & cheese over anything that you can make from a blue box. This recipe is so easy to throw together and tastes so cheesy and delicious!

25 of the BEST slow cooker recipes EVER!

25 of the BEST Slow Cooker Recipes

Love slow cooker recipes? This eBook includes 10 chicken recipes, 10 beef recipes, 10 pork recipes, 10 soup recipes and 10 side dishes and appetizers that can be made in your slow cooker!  Dinner has never been easier or more delicious! Get it HERE for just $4.99 (less than 10 cents a recipe!) I love using my…

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How To Organize Your Closet on

How To Organize Your Closet

I feel like my closet needs a good detox every couple of months, but cleaning it out is an all-day affair for me! I have rounded up some of my favorite tips and tricks when it comes to cleaning out and organizing your closets . . . hopefully it will make your closet cleaning a…

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Tin Roof Sundae Brownies on

Tin Roof Sundae Brownies

When it comes to brownies, the more gooey they are, the better! This recipe is one of my favorites because it’s loaded with marshmallows, chocolate, and nuts. It doesn’t get any better than this!

Master Bedroom Makeover on

Master Bedroom Makeover

Our Master Bedroom has been a work in progress over the last few months… This is what our master bedroom looked like when we moved in. We started by tearing out all of the carpet.  The carpet was about 20 years old and definitely needed to be updated! After the carpet was out, we were…

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DIY Coral Dresser Makeover

DIY Coral Dresser Makeover

You may remember our daughter’s nursery we shared on the blog.  We had so many questions about the coral dresser, that I thought I would share it with you! I didn’t have a lot of money to spend on decorating her nursery, but still wanted it to be cute!  I had an older, solid wood…

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How to remove pen from microfiber couches on TheHowToCrew

How To Remove Pen from a Microfiber Couch

My two year old is a budding artist and unfortunately, she prefers to color on anything BUT paper. Her latest masterpiece happened to be on the arm of my microfiber couch . . . Unfortunately, this isn’t the first time that this has happened, so I thought that I would share with you the easy…

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10 of the Best FREE Spring Cleaning Checklists on TheHowToCrew

10 of the Best Spring Cleaning Checklists

As soon as the weather starts to turn warm, I get the itch to deep clean my house! I have found 10 of my favorite cleaning checklists to help make cleaning easier . . . print them off to get your house ready for spring!Click on each picture to be taken to the printable checklist.

20 of the best Ikea Hacks

20 AMAZING Ikea Hacks

I have been seeing so many amazing Ikea hacks floating around that I knew I needed to share some of my favorites with you! Here are 20 of the best Ikea Hacks: Ikea Dresser Makeover Ikea Hack Loft Bed Ikea Tarva Apothecary Console Ikea Hack Upholstered Bed Dipped Svalbo Table Hack  Ikea Slipcover Makeover DIY…

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Cheesy Taco Skillet on TheHowToCrew

Cheesy Taco Skillet

I love those easy recipes that take little effort on my part, only use one pan, and my entire family will eat it. This recipe meets all the mentioned criteria – it’s definitely a winner!


How To Clean Your Make-Up Brushes

Did you know it is recommended that you clean your make-up brushes once a week? At the very least they recommend every other week . . . but many people have never ever washed them once!   Cleaning them could not be simpler! I do it at night when I brush my teeth, then they…

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Guest Bedroom Makeover

I am finally getting around to finishing up the last few projects around our house!  We had an extra bedroom in our basement that was completely brown and dingy.  I had been avoiding it like the plague, not only because of the color, but because I found cat poop on the inside of the closet……and…

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How To Make The Best Roasted Asparagus

Asparagus season is here! I am always looking for vegetable recipes that my family will enjoy and I have found that when I prepare asparagus this way, my whole family loves it. The best part? It literally takes less than 10 minutes from start to finish. It could not be easier! The Best Roasted Asparagus…

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