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...]

Introducing Peanut Butter Creme Filled Cakes! @SaraLeeSnacks #Giveaway #Ad

    If you are looking for a delicious peanut butter snack that is high in protein and just tastes delicious, you don't have to look any further!  NEW Peanut Butter Creme Cakes cakes from Sara Lee are covered in chocolate and have a smooth peanut butter creme filling.  I can assure you that they are snack cake that you and your entire family can enjoy together!    Since the summer started, my boys and I have been heading to the pool regularly to enjoy some fun in the sun.  I've purchased a cooler and a beach cart to tote all of our pool supplies along with snacks and drinks to keep us full throughout the day.  You wouldn't believe how expensive it can get to purchase food and beverages at the concession stand!    My boys are very picky and I have to be very selective about the snacks I take with us or they just won't eat them.  That is why I was thrilled when I found out that Sara Lee is now offering Peanut Butter … [Read more...]

Creamy Fruit Topped Pound Cake Recipe #SLSweetTreats @SaraLeeDesserts #Ad

*I'm required to disclose a relationship between our site and Sara Lee. This could include Sara Lee providing us w/content, product, access or other forms of payment.    When I think back to my childhood and the desserts that I would enjoy with my parents and my siblings, one of the treats that always comes to mind is Sara Lee All Butter Pound Cake.  I remember my father telling us that when our grandmother first came from Spain to the United States, this pound cake was one of the first things that she fell in love with from this new country.  She loved enjoying a hot cup of coffee with a delicious slice of what she referred to as "Heaven."     As we became teenagers, we enjoyed pairing our pound cake with a variety of toppings depending on what we were craving at that particular moment.  I can recall eating my Sara Lee All Butter Pound Cake topped with ice cream, cookie crumbs, whipped cream, and even slathered in peanut butter and jelly.  It seemed as if the possibilities were … [Read more...]