I’m Heading to Visit the Jif® Bars Peanut Butter Happy Mobile Tour Tomorrow!


Tomorrow I am making about a 4 hour trek up to Frankfort Michigan to the 39th Annual Frankfort Fine Arts Festival, which will be the spot where I will visit with some people from Jif® and go through and interactive Peanut Butter Happy experience as well as get to try some of the new Jif® Peanut Butter Bars. Jif® also wants me to tell you to be on the lookout for an upcoming giveaway from them! I will be posting all about the {Read More}

Take The Nature’s Harvest® Bread Whole Grain Challenge! {Giveaway}


Nature’s Harvest bread wants you to take the challenge of learning how whole grain breads will help your sandwiches be a little more whole grain filled for you, and how to get more whole grains into your diet. For instance, did you you know that you are supposed to consume around 48 grams of whole grains daily? Click to Nature’s Harvest® Bread’s Facebook page and follow the instructions and you can be entered to win prizes! (HURRY, it ends August 10th!) Nature’s harvest asked {Read More}

Win $25,000 From Brownberry Bread For Your Sandwich Idea! {$25 VISA Giveaway}


Brownberry Bread wants to know what you have up your sleeve and they want to give $25,000 to the best new sandwich creation using their products! Brownberry Breads wanted me to be on board and they sent me some coupons and a gift card to get ingredients so I could try the breads and sandwich thins and see what I could come up with and I said sure! They also asked me to give one of my lucky readers some coupons {Read More}

Hey Kids, Let’s Cook! Returns for Season 3 Starting June 27th

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The following is information letting you know about the coolest show on PBS! As a chef and a mom I wanted to share this one with you because there is nothing I support more than kids learning to cook!  ~C The award winning PBS series Hey Kids, Let’s Cook! Is back for another summer marathon on Create TV on June 27 & 28, this time for season 3 of the series, which includes a visit to the White House featuring {Read More}

Longhorn Steakhouse Lansing Michigan


A few weeks ago I was invited to dine at Longhorn Steakhouse on their tab, and I couldn’t resist. Thank you Longhorn Steakhouse for providing a great time for my Girl’s Night Out!   I met three amazing women at my college a few years back. We met through our culinary classes and have since got together 4 or 5 times a year for Girls Night. Being culinary graduates we always pick a place that we want to try the {Read More}

Snowmageddon 2015 Snowman Cookies with Gramma’s Cutters {Giveaway}

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  Seems fitting since the east coast is digging out from the SECOND major snow storm in less than a month. See here in Michigan we are very used to that kind of snow.I don’t think Massachusetts sees that much snow often. We get to thank Lake Michigan for our constant blanket. We just had a storm ourselves And I did what any normal person does in this situation, I made cookies! I once again used a retro style and {Read More}

Gluten Free Peppermint Brownie Pops

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About a month ago, the Krusteaz company emailed me and asked me to try their new line of Krusteaz Gluten Free mixes and come up with a Holiday recipe to enter the Krusteaz Blogger Bake-off, so this is my entry for the contest. I was sent some mixes and gifts to play with from the sponsor. Now, if you know me, and I hope you do by this point, you know that I am a chef, specifically pastry as a {Read More}

School Lunch Idea : Bagel Sammy

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This is one I actually eat a couple times a week! Half an everything bagel with cream cheese, ham and am. cheese, Go-GURT, cheese stick and half banana. You could probably add some peanuts or a few cashews if you aren’t feeling full but I bet you will the the bagel. I love bagels.   Disclosure: I received compensation for this article as part of the Go-GURT team of Lunchbox Creator blogger team. All opinions remain my own. In full disclosure {Read More}