Sponsored Video: #StirUpBreakfast

Are you a cereal fan?  Have you ever thought about adding a little twist to your normal, every day cereal? Kellogg’s Rice Krispies® has always been a hit in our house, but what if we were to add peaches, cashews, coconut-giner yogurt, sliced basil and mint to our bowl?  Chef Christina Tosis developed that cereal twist for the #StirUpBreakfast Kellogg campaign.  Honestly, until I read about this campaign, I hadn't even thought about adding … [Read more...]

Homemade S’mores Bites

It is bonfire season, so that means it is also s’mores season!  I love sitting around a bonfire with my marshmallow on a stick and then putting it on my graham cracker and chocolate bar!  But, I know not everyone has an opportunity to just make a fire and melt his or her marshmallows.  For those of you who want s’mores but do not have access to a fire, I have a great idea for you! Photo Credit:  www.mommygaga.com You will need: 7 graham … [Read more...]

Using Canned Soup as Starters for Meals

Everyone has those moments when dinner needs to be cooked, but it’s been a busy day and any ounce of culinary imagination is gone.   On nights like those, it’s nice to be able to go into the pantry and whip something up, like these enchiladas. It’s good to stock up on a variety of canned soups when they’re on sale because they can be used for more than just a one-person meal.  With the addition of various ingredients (leftovers are great!), … [Read more...]

Easy After-School Snacks

School is starting back, and my kids are always hungry after school.  They come in and want a snack before doing their homework.  Having something they like yet also easy to find ingredients, I put together some after school snacks that are easy and fun to make.  Hope you enjoy! Fruit Dip  1 c. low fat sour cream 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons lime juice sprinkle of cinnamon sugar 1. Mix your sour cream, brown sugar, and … [Read more...]

Linda’s Beef And Rice Casserole Recipe

I love it when readers send in their recipes to post on BlogWithMom.  The following Beef and Rice Casserole recipe came from Linda's Kentucky kitchen. Here's what Linda has to say about this recipe:  This is a great recipe if you like spicy food.  It is easy and quick to prepare.  This was one of my daughters favorite recipes, I know you will enjoy it. . Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef 1 med. onion 1 can mushroom soup 1/2 tsp. … [Read more...]

Holiday Organization Tips

Holiday Organization Tips – Be Organized This Year Are your presents beginning to pile up?  Do you have a special hiding spot for them?  Do you have enough boxes?  Are you prepared to make your favorite holiday recipes? Wrap Presents Quickly Each year I wait until the last minute to wrap my presents and just want to kick myself for waiting so long.  This year I am wrapping the presents as I get them, but I still have my secret hiding … [Read more...]

BlogWithMom Navigational Tips

In order to make the most out of BlogWithMom.com here are a few blog navigational tips: . Search Bar: You can easily search BlogWithMom by using the search bar in the upper right hand sidebar or by clicking each category tab that is found under the picture at the top of the blog.  Searching by category is an easy way to find recipes, weight loss tips, reviews, multiple giveaways to enter and much, much more. Giveaways on Side … [Read more...]

Get Creative With Easy Mini Cheesecake Recipe

Since the holidays will be here before we know it, I have been going through my magazines looking for great "new" desserts to offer our guests.  I found a recipe for Easy Mini Cheesecakes from McCormick. Easy Mini Cheesecakes You will need: 2 - 8 oz. packages of softened cream cheese 2/3 Cup sugar 2  teaspoons McCormick Pure Vanilla extract 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon McCormick Pure Almond Extract 12 full size vanilla wafers 12 muffin … [Read more...]

Why use Pinterest?

One of the most beneficial social media websites for moms to use is Pinterest.  While you might not find the drama and daily life events you'll see on Facebook, Pinterest offers a huge variety of recipes, activities, and household organization ideas that you just won't find anywhere else.  In fact, Pinterest offers mothers a way to connect and help one another free from judgment and gossip.  Instead, moms work to combine their ideas and personal … [Read more...]

July 4th Recipe: Independence Day Sundaes

I can’t believe it’s already almost the end of June! Where has this month gone? In just a couple of weeks, it will be time to bring out the fireworks and our best red, white & blue attire to celebrate the 4th of July. With the heat of summer upon us, I thought I’d give my readers a few ideas for fun and festive recipes to help make this Independence Day a little bit cooler. The best part about these sweet treats is that they are low-fat … [Read more...]

KidMagazine.com.au Is A Great Find!

Have you ever browsed KidMagazine.com.au?  I thought this site would offer magazines for kids, but after I started reading it, I noticed that it offered fashion and beauty tips for women, and much more.  I found health tips, great craft ideas, and even recipes.  I love great cake ideas, you have to check out the colored sponge cake idea I found:  Birthday Cake Inspiration.  My kids love fun cakes and my boys would go nuts over all these colors in … [Read more...]