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12 Days of Crockpot: Day 1- Tater Tot Casserole
Nothing is easier than throwing things in the crockpot and letting it cook while you go about your day. Already on day 1, I have learned that I need to find more recipes that take 6 hours or longer, or 3 hours or shorter. I could always start dinner on my lunch break, since...
Better with Jess presents: 12 Days of Crockpot
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, who really wants to continue the daily dinner cooking routine? Definitely not me. I love to cook and bake, but I absolutely hate the amount of dishes it produces. I am definitely not ready to wash all of the cooking utensils in my house on a daily basis. I...
Red Cup Fury
For me personally, Christmas has always been a special time of the year. I do not have an extremely large family, but I have been blessed to have a decent sized family on my Mom's side and a smaller one on my Dad's side, that comes together for the holidays and celebrates together. Christmas...
The Hysteria Behind Last Night’s CMA Awards
Last night was the 49th Annual CMA Awards. If it involves an award show and country music, I'm always tuned in. Tyson and I don't pay for cable, and choose to only pay for internet, Hulu, and Netflix. I'm considering starting a petition that allows Hulu to stream live award shows. So Tyson, being...
Halloween Trolley Crawl 2k15
How was everyone's Halloween?? Mine was AWESOME!!! It took a lot of hard work to get costumes and makeup figured out and together, but in the end, it was really worth it. We received more compliments than we expected on our costumes. IMG_1551 We went as Ariel...
What Are You Doing for Halloween 2015??
Halloween is TWO days away! TWO DAYS GUYS!!!! If you haven't figured out a costume, I will share some last minute, quick costume ideas for you to accomplish between now and Saturday after while. Have I mentioned what my best friend, Colleen and I are going as? We are bringing out the Disney in...
How Did Halloween Get Started? Well, Here are 9 Facts
We all know about Halloween. Whether you enjoy it, or you grumpily leave your porch light off and refuse to interact with the world that evening, we are all aware of it. It's become one of those commercialized holidays, like Valentines Day. No one is entirely sure of any history or reasoning behind it,...
Lucky Charms Goes All Marshmallows!!!
ALL OF YOUR CHILDHOOD DREAMS ARE COMING TRUE!!!! Well, that is if you are one of the 10 lucky winners. General Mills has decided to take Lucky Charms, remove the actual cereal, and leave just the marshmallows in the box for a social media contest. In order to win one of the 10 coveted boxes of these...
Popcorn-aholic & Saturday Mornings
Anyone that knows me knows that I LOVE to munch. Excessive snacking and munching doesn't necessarily go well with healthy eating unless you're shoving your face with carrots or some other kind of crunchy vegetable. I would munch on all of the apples with almond butter all day if I could, but the sugar...