Brown rice and grape chicken salad recipe, shop Sam’s Club for savings


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. I recently brought my sister-in-law along on a shopping visit to Sam's Club and surprised her with a membership. My brother is in the ARMY and was deployed to Afghanistan last summer. His wife is pregnant and taking care of their almost three year old son hoping my brother comes home soon. Shopping in bulk and saving with the Sam's Club Instant Savings will surely help Read More... {Read More...}

Crabby Snack Sandwiches

I sent snacks with my daughter to preschool again yesterday.  This week her class is learning about crustaceans so I thought it would be fun to make a crab shaped snack.  My daughter was so excited to share crabby snack sandwiches with her classmates!  Our crab shaped cookie cutter is from Wilton's 50 piece animal pals cutter set.  The cookie cutter is plastic and would not cut through an entire sandwich so I cut each piece individually - two slices of bread, cheese, and turkey.I used Read More... {Read More...}

Octopus Snacks

Today it was my daughter's turn to bring snacks to preschool.  The classroom has been ocean themed this week so I thought it would be fun to bring in something related.  Octopus snacks were perfect!Ingredients:-peanut butter-ritz crackers-pretzel sticks-raisins Apply a thin layer of peanut butter to the back of two crackers.  Stick eight pretzel "tentacles" in the peanut butter on one of the crackers.  Then put the other cracker on top (peanut butter side down).Use peanut butter to attach two Read More... {Read More...}

"Fish in the Pond" Preschool Snacks

I was so excited when I saw it was my daughter's turn to bring snacks to her preschool class.  I started a "preschool snack ideas" board because I had so much fun finding cute ideas online.  The board only has a few pins but it was a good start.  I showed my daughter the pictures and asked which snack she would like to share with her friends.  She picked the goldfish in the pond rice cakes.  They were fun to make, healthy, and yummy!Ingredients:-goldfish crackers-rice cakes-blue food coloring (I Read More... {Read More...}

Potluck Tip: Labels and a Sharpie

This week I hosted a Cinco De Mayo fiesta potluck for my daughter's play group.  It was fun seeing and tasting all the themed dishes.  I knew with a fiesta potluck there may be a few dishes that wouldn't be easy to recognize or know ingredients with out first taking a bite.  To make this easier on all the moms and not require them standing at our potluck buffet I put a stack of themed place cards on the table next to a Sharpie.  Free Cinco De Mayo Party Printables Place Cards via The Emeals Read More... {Read More...}