Chocolate Monster Cookie Bars

Chocolate Monster Cookie Bars / by #chocolate #cookies #dessert

This past weekend I hosted a monthly ‘cooking club’, and it took me forever to choose what dish I wanted to try. After much debate, I decided to try my best at these Chocolate Monster Cookie Bars. They were a huge success! How it works is, a bunch of ladies and I get together once […]

Our Kitchens to Yours Giveaway


Who wants to win an amazing prize package to fill your kitchen with some fabulous tools and accessories? Who WOULDN’T, right?! I’ve teamed up with some fabulous food bloggers (plus one wonderful Pixie & Pirate Destinations vacation planner) to bring you our favorite things From Our Kitchens To Yours: Giveaway! Not only are we sharing with […]

Easter Scavenger Hunt: Free Printables

Easter Scavenger Hunt with Free Printables / by #Easter #freeprintables #egghunt #Easterhunt #scavengerhunt

I don’t know why, but my kids are REALLY getting into the Easter fun lately. They keep talking about eggs, their baskets, and asking all sorts of questions about the Easter bunny. With all the jibber-jabber, it’s hard for me to ignore the fact that it’s fast approaching. Ugh! One of the things that’s a […]

Favorite Pins of the Week: Round 4

Favorite Pins of the Week: Round 4 / from

So I know you’re all probably dying of shock that I’ve actually posted THREE whole days in a row now, huh? I’m so sorry I’ve been so spazzy lately…it’s been an insane month! Not only the transfer to WordPress and redesigning the blog, but also trying to better my posts/pics, be more social with social […]

DIY Color Games

DIY Color Games / by #craft #colorgames #kids #learningcolors

All of my boys are at that age of almost-kindergarten learning. The twins won’t go for another year, then the following year my ‘baby’ begins. For now, I just like covering the bases of their learning, such as the alphabet, colors, stuff like that. The best way to teach (or to even get the attention […]

Smart Money Smart Kids: Dave & Rachel’s New Book

Dave Ramsey & Rachel Cruze's Smart Money Smart Kids, Book Review / by / #money #parenting #kids #DaveRamsey #Finances

Guys I’m So. Dang. Excited! I’m part of the launch team for Dave Ramsey & Rachel Cruze’s (his daughter) new book: Smart Money Smart Kids. Now that I’ve read the entire thing (and am preparing to re-read it), I have to admit I don’t even know where to START in telling you guys about it! […]

Favorite Pins of the Week: Round 3

Favorite Pins of the Week: Round 3 / Busy Mom's Helper

I’ve totally slacked on this the past few weeks, but after some requests from you guys, I’ve brought back Favorite Pins of the Week…and we’re on to Round 3! This week’s Favorite Pins we have some fun things for Easter and Springtime because, quite frankly, I’m SO SICK OF WINTER!!!! So yes, lots of fun […]

Heroes of the City App & Giveaway!

Heroes of the City App & Giveaway / Busy Mom's Helper

I was given a free full-version of this app to review, along with the items included in the giveaway. All opinions are my own. I’m constantly on the lookout for good children’s apps. Not that my kids are on devices often, but when they are, I want it to be worth it. This Heroes of […]

Garlic Parmesan Knots

Garlic Parmesan Knots /

Are you a garlic fan? We sure are, especially garlic bread with spaghetti or other red-sauced pasta. I don’t often like spending tons of time, though, so these super-quick Garlic Parmesan Knots are perfect!   I know I just did a recipe using refrigerated crescents/biscuits the other day with these Super Quick Beignets, but they’re […]

Smores Muffins

S'mores Muffins /

To me, nothing says ‘summer’ quite like a good ol’ S’more. With all the cold we’re having (it’s Texas, for crying out loud!), I really needed to at least FEEL like winter was about over. Back to my muffin addiction, and Viola! You’ve got delicious (and fast because, hey, mornings are rushed enough) S’mores Muffins! […]

Super Quick Beignets

Super Quick Beignets / Busy Mom's Helper

Guys, seriously, thank you SO MUCH for your patience while we’re working out all the kinks on our new site/design. I know I’m not posting as regularly, but promise there’s lots of fun to come…such as these Super Quick Beignets! So Saturday morning’s can get a bit CRAZY here. For one, Hubby and I usual […]

No Cake Mix Red Velvet Cookies


I’M SO GLAD IT’S FRIDAY!!! Okay, sorry to scream at you, but I had to just shout out my relief that this heck-of-a-week is finally over! I hope you all have had a much better week than us! At least I got to enjoy the last of these so-dang-good-can’t-stop-at-one No Cake Mix Red Velvet Cookies! […]

Teacher Gift: Class Birthday Chart

Teacher Gift: Class Birthday Chart / Busy Mom's Helper

Happy Thursday ya’all! I’m so excited to share a fun Teacher Gift: Class Birthday Chart with you today as part of a Craft Lightning Teacher Appreciation week! Learn more about the Craft Lightning week at the bottom, with LOTS more Teacher Gift ideas! First off, here’s how you can do this quick and oh-so-cute Class […]

Spring Giveaway: Win a Kate Spade Wallet


Who’s ready for another giveaway? Here we go….for our Spring Giveaway, one lucky winner will get a new Kate Spade wallet…that’s a $168 value! That’s right, I’ve teamed up with some fabulous bloggers, and we’re going to make your day with this new Kate Spade Wallet. You deserve something nice, right? Right! Be sure to […]

Free Printable St. Patties Day Photo Props

Free Printable St. Patties Day Photo Booth Props / Busy Mom's Helper

Sorry this is a little late getting up, guys, but better late than never! We had so much fun posing with our St. Patties Day Photo Props, the kids didn’t want to stop! Now you can print out the shapes to make your own fun, little photo booth for your family, a party, or even […]