Archives for February 2016

The Tale of Two Risottos at Brio Tuscan Grille

*Disclosure -this is a sponsored post on behalf of Brio Tuscan Grille... This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.   The other day, my brother and I had the opportunity to stop into Brio Tuscan Grille for lunch. You see, they have this new promotion called The Tale of Two Risottos and we couldn't wait to try them out. We arrived at Brio Tuscan Grille at La Cantara Mall and was immediately greeted … [Read more...]

Show your love with a Teddy Bear Cake from Baskin-Robbins

*Disclosure - this is a sponsored post on behalf of Blog Meets Brand. This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.    To me, Valentine's is not just a day for 'lovers' but it is a day to celebrate love in general. I like to find ways to celebrate by getting special Valentine's gifts for the kids and I also help them find special gifts for each other and for Hubby.  This year, they were excited to show … [Read more...]

Easy-to-make White Chocolate Candy Hearts Recipe

Valentine's is a day to celebrate love and what better way to do so than with this recipe for White Chocolate Candy Hearts! Ingredients- 1/2 bag Wilton bright white candy melts Valentine's M&M's 1 Teaspoon almond extract Directions- 1. In a microwave safe bowl, melt your candy melts on 50% power for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until melted 2. Now mix in your Almond extract 3. Place your M&M's in the bottom of … [Read more...]

Celebrate Chinese New Year with P.F. Chang’s

*Disclosure - this is sponsored post on behalf of P.F. Chang's. This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.  Do you celebrate Chinese New Year? Well, I have some great news; P.F. Chang’s has taken this opportunity to release a limited edition menu that has some promising options to complement their already robust selections. The special Chinese New Year menu includes Long Life Noodles & Prawns, Handmade … [Read more...]

23 Crock Pot Game Day Recipes

Wow, I can't believe that the big Game Day is upon us... If you are anything like me, then you are probably working overtime to gather all the recipes you need to get started on. I mean, whether you are hosting or going out, a crockpot can come in very handy... That is why I love this list of 23 Crock Pot Game Day Recipes! ********************************************** 23 Crock Pot Game Day Recipes for hearty appetites 1. A Bird and a … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to visit Natural Bridge Caverns #naturalbridge

*Disclosure - this is a sponsored post on behalf of USFG and Natural Bridge Caverns. This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.  This December we had the opportunity to visit Natural Bridge Caverns located right outside of San Antonio, Texas. My step-daughter was visiting from Maryland and we wanted to do something fun and special. Boy were we right in deciding to make it an afternoon at Natural Bridge … [Read more...]

Three Cheese Mac and Cheese Bites Recipe

I know I am always looking for fun meals to make for the family, you know, ones that are outside the box? Well, this one is one everyone could love... That is this recipe for 3 Cheese Mac and Cheese Bites! 3 Cheese Mac and Cheese Bites Ingredients Time:50 minutes Yields:16-20 Bites • 2 cups Macaroni • ¼ cup Butter • 2 tbsp. Flour • 2 cups Half & Half • ¼ cup Cheddar (shredded) • ¼ cup Parmesan (shredded) • 1/8 cup Truffle … [Read more...]

Perfect for Valentine’s Triple Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies #PinkRelief

*Disclosure - This is a sponsored post though it does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own. I also have permission to share this recipe and photo from About A Mom.  I have a huge sweet tooth, I mean huge. I try to limit my sweets intake and only indulge in things that are really worth the extra calories, ha! One such recipe from my Blogging friend at About a Mom has such a recipe for Triple Chocolate Cake Mix … [Read more...]

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