How to Make Peep-A-Boo Easter Treat Pops

#Peeps #WiltonTreatTeam #Easter #Spring #Treats #spon

I have seen Treat Pops here and there on a few of my favorite blogs I follow, but I have never tried to make them myself.  I have to admit – I was nervous to do it and have it come out looking like it was homemade.  However, I am so proud of the way […]

PEEP-A-BOO Easter Cupcakes

#Easter #Spring #PEEPS #WiltonTreatTeam #spon

Can you believe that Easter is almost here?  When I was a little girl, PEEPS was one of my favorite Easter candies (other than chocolate of course).  As an adult, I still like snacking on PEEPS, as well as decorating with them.  With the inspiration of Wilton products and PEEPS candies, I created PEEP-A-BOO Easter […]

Duncan Hines Limited Edition Spring Velvets Cake Mix + Recipes

#DuncanHines #Easter #Spring #Cakes #Cupcakes #spon

I love cake mix!  Just ask Frank.  We have a LOT of cake mix in our kitchen – from Devil’s Food to Chocolate Fudge to Yellow to Rainbow Chip.  I was recently introduced to Duncan Hines® Limited Edition Spring Velvets™ Cake Mix – perfect for the upcoming Easter holiday!  Duncan Hines® Limited Edition Spring Velvets™ […]

Go Bold with Kids in the Kitchen

#GoBold #Pillsbury #spon

As our kids get have been getting older, they have expressed more of an interest in baking.  Our oldest son, Brian, recently expressed a desire to help me bake up some Pillsbury Funfetti Cupcakes.  I was all for it! I love spending this quality time with him in the kitchen.  Not only does it give […]

Easy Peeps Cupcakes from Wilton

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As a mom with a big family and who works full-time from home, I still enjoy baking and decorating, but often times look for recipe ideas that are both yummy, quick and easy.  Not to mention ideas that are kid-friendly!  Recently, our kids and I created Easy PEEPS Cupcakes made with Wilton supplies. I anxiously […]

12 Kid-Friendly, Sunday Dinner Ideas


Our family enjoys meals together each night, but there is just something special about Sunday Dinners. When we have the kids, the conversation not only needs to be kid-friendly, but so does the food. I recently discovered and found some amazing Sunday Night Dinner Recipe ideas! In fact, I created my own collection of […]

My Morningstar Farms Guiltless “Guilty Pleasure”


Our family loves to eat sausage and eggs in the morning for breakfast!  However, what if we have company over and they can’t meat?  What could we substitute for the sausage for our guest?  What if at some point a member of our family decides they don’t want to eat meat?  Thanks to Morningstar Farms®, […]

Making the Swap from Sugar to Splenda + Strawberry Shake Recipe

#SweetSwaps #Recipes #Foodie #spon

I recently took the challenge with The Motherhood to make the swap from sugar to Splenda®.  I used Splenda® in my Iced Tea, my coffee and in my breakfast shakes!  Yep, that’s right!  Splenda® tastes great in breakfast shakes! Did you know that just about anywhere you love sugar, you can use SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener? […]

Making the Swap from Sugar to Splenda + #SweetSwaps Twitter Party Tomorrow!!!

#spon #SWEETSWAPS #Splenda #Sugar

If you know me, then you are probably pretty familiar with the fact that I love sugar!  I drink Iced Tea often and usually use 4-5 packets of sugar in a 16 oz glass.  It’s so funny to see the looks on our kids face and hear their comments about how I don’t get hyper […]

12 Divine Mini Dessert Pies


Did you know that National Pi (like the number) Day is in March?  Rather than celebrating the number, I’m putting my own twist on the word and celebrating my love for pie. ;I don’t know about you, but as much as I love pie, I have the hardest time finishing a whole pie! Now, mini […]

Brown Bagging My Lunch with an Easy & Yummy Meatless Taco Salad Recipe

#ad #Recipe #Foodie

I love salads and find myself craving them often lately!  I was excited to create some yummy recipes with MorningStar Farms products from Kellogg’s.  This particular meatless recipe ideal for the days when I want to brown bag my lunch.  I can easily put the lettuce in a bag, as well as the rest of […]

Make Mealtime Easy with Manwich


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Working full-time from home sometimes leaves me lacking in energy when it comes time to make dinner.  I want to prepare a meal that is quick, easy, and tastes good.  I also want it to be […]

Stacy’s Bake Shop Review

Stacy's Bake Shop

I’ve been a fan of the Stacy’s ® brand for quite some time now from the flavors to the quality of their foods.  My kids love them to.  So when I heard they had some new products, I was excited to try them.  Stacy’s Snacks recently introduced NEW Stacy’s Bake Shop Bakery Crisps, a line-up […]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a New KitchenAid Mixer + Giveaway!!!


I love to bake and absolutely LOVE my red KitchenAid Mixer!  I can use it to make cupcakes, brownies, bread and other things.  I love it and use it for many of the recipes (such as this Valentine’s Day Heart Pops I made) I share with you here on The Mommy-Files!  Well, in the spirit of […]

Meatless Monday Recipe: Cheese Stuffed Pasta Shells

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Do you have family members who don’t eat meat?  Are you out of recipe ideas and looking for new creative ways for dinner?  Well, MorningStar Farms has some great meatless products and recipe ideas that will leave your family and friends wanting more.  When I headed to our local grocery store, I found a HUGE […]