Feed Their Hunger After School! #tysonfoods #jimmydean #saraleedesserts #Ad

*This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own.    Back to School is finally upon us here in New York City and there is a whirlwind of preparations that are taking place in our home to make sure the school year goes off without a hitch.  Believe it or not, meal planning is a huge part of our planning because I teach full-time and my boys come home from school starving every day.  It's not that they don't eat lunch at school but, for some reason, they work up quite an appetite acquiring all that knowledge!     So one of the things that we prepare for in advance is having the perfect snacks and foods that can easily be prepared once our boys get home in the afternoon.  Of course, sticking to our grocery budget is always a consideration but we also want to make sure that we buy foods that our sons really like.  Our youngest can be quite the picky eater so it's important that we take his … [Read more...]

How Did You Shine It Forward This Monday? #MondaysForGood @JimmyDean #Ad

    Let's face it, Mondays are never any fun for anyone and we often spend the entire day lamenting over the fact that the weekend wasn't long enough.  Today was a particularly long Monday because of Daylight Savings Time this past Sunday when we set the clocks back one whole hour.  All of that just equalled an even longer beginning of the work week and it was hard to keep the momentum going at the job today.      It became quickly apparent this morning that I had to do something drastic to get this week off to the right start.  After all, whatever tone you set on Monday tends to follow you throughout the entire week.  Suddenly, it came to me and I realized that the best way to not let Monday get the best of me was by "shining it forward" and making this day matter by doing something nice for another person.      Yes, I know, it's a great idea but I cannot take the credit for it.  You see, Jimmy Dean is … [Read more...]

Make A Delicious Swiss Sausage Omelette On The Go! #JDCrumbles #Recipe #Ad

#spon: I’m required to disclose a relationship between our site and Jimmy Dean. This could include Jimmy Dean providing us w/content, product, access or other forms of payment.    Let's be honest, if you are a busy mom like I am, you don't have a lot of time to prepare breakfast in the morning.  Between getting the kids ready for school, feeding the dog and getting myself ready for work there just isn't a lot of time to cook a hot breakfast.     As a result, I am always looking for easy breakfast options to make sure that my family's day starts off with the proper nutrition.  One of our favorite meals for breakfast is an omelette because you can fill it with all of your favorite ingredients.  Thanks to Jimmy Dean Sausage Crumbles and some resourcefulness on my part, I think I have finally figured out how to make a delicious omelette for moms on-the-go!SWISS SAUSAGE OMELETTE Ingredients: Jimmy Dean fully cooked sausage crumbles 100% … [Read more...]