Back to School Essentials


We started back to school 3 weeks ago and it’s been a whirlwind. Getting everyone up and moving in the mornings, hurrying home to get in some play time with mommy, cooking dinner, then getting ready for bed, and some adult time each night is exhausting! But I love my job, the kids love their […]

Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Texas Pete for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. With lots of holiday parties coming up and plenty of Sunday football to watch, I wanted to share a simple go-to dip for any party you may be heading to this season. Comfort food seems […]

Healthy Buffalo “Chicken” Burgers

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This sweepstakes has closed. Thanks to all those who entered! Most of us tend to turn towards healthier foods in the summer. We don’t want to feel weighed down after a meal when we are out running around in shorts, skirts, and bathing suits, so a lot of the time our favorite pastas and heavy […]

Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken

easy sweet and sour chicken

First of all, Happy Belated Mother’s Day! I hope you were all able to enjoy the day with your moms, daughters, or special women in your life. We spent Saturday installing hardwood floors at my parents for my mom for Mother’s Day {post on that coming soon!} so Sunday was a day for just the […]

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Individual Deep Dish Cookies

individual deep dish cookie

Store bought cookies are great, but some nights you just need a restaurant-worthy dessert. I know I’ve mentioned this before, but we eat dessert every night at the Hyde household. It just feels like we forgot a step before bed if we don’t have it. After a long day of work, play time with Molly, […]

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Homemade Baby Food

DIY Baby food

As you know Molly turned one a couple of weeks ago and things change when babies turn one. They are apparently referred to as “toddlers”, no longer have formula, and drink regular milk. I have to say, it’s all a little too not-babyish to me. She’s growing up too fast! Molly has been eating “big […]

Easy Game Day Snack Mix

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine.   Football season is in full swing {Mike’s favorite time of year} and I have a great snack to share today to enjoy during those looooooong game days:)  I’ll admit that I didn’t used to like football […]

Home Style Seasoned Pork Chops Recipe

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of McCormick & Company for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.   We eat a lot of soups in the fall and winter. Anything warm and comforting is always a good end to the day. Sometimes though, it's nice to mix it up and today […]