USE CODE FAMILY5OFF FOR $5 OFF YOUR 1ST ORDER AT WINE-DOWN BOX MONTHLY WINE SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE

Wine-Down Box is an amazing monthly wine subscription service.  Whether you enjoy an occasional glass of vino or are a wine connissour, this monthly box of wine and cheese is certainly something to look forward to!!

When you subscribe to Wine-Down Box, every month you get a wine and cheese gift box filled with hand-selected incredible wine, cheese and charcuterie pairings,  delivered directly to your door (an adult  aged 21+ must be present to sign for the order). Wine-Down Box’s main focus is to bring people closer together, and what brings people closer together than wine and cheese?!!?   [Read more…]

SAY MERRY KISSMAS WITH HERSHEY’S KISSES ~ LOOK FOR THEIR FUN AND FESTIVE WRAPPERS!!

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Hershey Kisses were first introduced in 1907. It is believed that the candy was named Kisses because of the sound and motion made by machine while depositing the chocolate. At first, the Hershey Kisses were wrapped by hand, but in 1921, a machine was made so the Kisses would be wrapped automatically!!

Fast Forward 95 years later to 2016!!  Hershey’s Kisses are STILL around, and they come with fun and festive Christmas wrappers like Santa Hats, “Kissmas” Gift, “Kissmas” Tree and “Kissmas” Sweater!    They’re perfect for yourself or for sharing, and their classic milk chocolate taste is sure to please almost everyone!!

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I love Hershey chocolate.  We only live a couple of hours away from Hershey, PA, and have visited the park and Chocolate Factory many times!!  I love taking the factory tour and getting fresh chocolate to sample at the end!!  I could spend countless hours in their gift shop!!  It is truly one of the largest gift shops I’ve ever seen!!   [Read more…]

EASY TO MAKE SHISH KABOBS + Cave Tool’s Barbeque Skewer Shish Kabob set Review!!


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Shish Kabobs are a quick, easy and healthy dinner option.  We enjoy them immensely, and I honestly don’t think anyone here would complain if I made them every night.  You can add your favorite seasonal vegetables or whatever you have on hand.  Assembling them is fun and easy, and I can usually get someone to pitch in and help!!

My favorite Shish Kabobs are very simple and so easy to make!!

1 bottle Lawry’s Marinade (we prefer Lawry’s Teriyaki)
1 lb beef cubes cut into bite sized pieces
3 carrots, cut and parcooked
2 potatoes, cubed and parcooked
2 large onions cubed
1 medium red pepper
1 medium green pepper

I like to cut my beef cubes super small and marinate them overnight.  Assemble with desired ingredients.  You can substitute chicken for the beef cubes, use bacon, add zucchini, pineapple or whatever else you desire.

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Cave Tool’s Barbeque Skewer Shish Kabob set is absolutely PERFECT for assembling the shish kabobs.   We used to use wooden skewers, and they would splinter and burn.  I never felt like they were safe so I invested in metal skewers, but the food stuck to the grill and it was hard to cook them evenly.  

Cave Tool’s Barbeque Skewer Shish Kabob set comes with a frame and five skewers.  The skewers themselves are flat, with flat handles, making them easy to turn.

shish3  They rotate a full 360º, ensuring your food cooks evenly.  They can be positioned on the frame eight different ways , and because of the elevated frame your food doesn’t touch the grill, or stick to it, and you don’t lose pieces of your kabobs.  

My shish kabobs have never tasted as delicious as they do when I grill them using  Cave Tool’s Barbeque Skewer Shish Kabob set.  Every morsel is cooked to absolute perfection, all of my food slid off of the skewers so easily, and I didn’t have to worry about wood splintering. The little round disc at the end of the skewer makes it super easy to push the food up and off.  I just love this set!! shish2

The stainless steel design of the rack and skewers are dishwasher safe making it easy to clean!!  You can order this set directly from Cave Tools website HERE, and it is also available on Amazon HERE  ~  Save 15% with code:  LHWJZQMZ

 

 

 

Zaycon Foods + Chicken Soup for the Soul’s new partnership = Easy and Delicious Dinners!

DISCLAIMER:  Chicken Soup for the Soul and Zaycon Foods provided me with complimentary products. The opinions I have expressed are my own.

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Like most moms, I love feeding my family fresh, nutritious meals, and now that Zaycon Foods has partnered with Chicken Soup for the Soul this is something I can do ANY night of the week, regardless of how busy my day is!!  There’s nothing moms like more than having the entire family around the dinner table for a healthy meal together, and Chicken Soup for the Soul and Zaycon’s new partnership make it easier than ever!!   Pre ordering Zaycon chicken means your freezer is stocked, which in the long run saves you trips to the store and saves you money!!   [Read more…]

Pretzel Crisps are a Great Snack for the Holidays or any Day!

DISCLAIMER: I received one or more of the products mentioned for free in exchange for this review. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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When you’re doing your holiday grocery shopping don’t forget the http://pretzelcrisps.com/!! I always have extra snacks on hand this time of year, and everyone loves Pretzel Crisps!!

If you don’t know what Pretzel Crisps are, they’re a pretzel and a cracker combined!! 

We have been enjoying Pretzel Crisps for a few years now and I usually buy the Garlic Parmesan and the Original so we enjoyed trying all of the different flavors and truly liked the way each one tasted!!

The pretzel/cracker combination is crunchy but not super salty like regular pretzels. They do not contain any trans fats or saturated fats. [Read more…]

Chocolate Shop Wine is a unique and different gift….and it’s only $15 a bottle!! @ChocShopWine

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What’s better than wine?  Not much, right??  How about wine and chocolate…or wine WITH chocolate!!

Chocolate Shop Wine is a truly unique beverage like no other!!  It’s basically red wine with a chocolate twist…and it’s DELICIOUS! [Read more…]

Don’t Forget the Peeps when you’re shopping for last minute stocking stuffers!!

DISCLAIMER: I received one or more of the products mentioned for free in exchange for this review. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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Pretty much EVERYONE LOVES Marshmallow Peeps so when you’re shopping for last minute stocking stuffers, check out Peeps Holiday Collection!!  

The Despicable Me MINIONS have taken over the 2014 Peeps Holiday Collection!!  Look for the Official Peeps Taste Testers Stuart, Kevin and Dave on specially marked packages!!  The Minions want you to enter to win a trip to the new minion mayhem ride at Universal Studios Hollywood ~  Look for details on specially marked minion packages of Peeps or click HERE for more information!!

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Stacy’s Salted Caramel Pita Chips Review

 

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Stacy’s Salted Caramel Pita Chips are totally delicious!! Extra snacks are always great to have on hand this time of year and Stacy’s Salted Caramel Pita Chips are a wonderful choice! [Read more…]

Smartfood Cinnamon Brown Sugar Popcorn is a great snack to have on hand for the Holidays!

DISCLAIMER: I received one or more of the products mentioned for free in exchange for this review. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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Smartfood’s Cinnamon Brown Sugar Popcorn is a great snack to have on hand for the holidays! With the kids home from college, their friends stopping by, visits from family and additional company throughout the month I always stock up on extra snack foods, and Smartfood popcorn is a great option since everyone loves it and since it contains 0 trans fat it usually fits into everyone’s diet regimen! [Read more…]

Make EVERY tray of cookies you bake PERFECT with the Mrs. Fields Cool Bake Pan!

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Make every tray of cookies PERFECT WITH the Mrs. Fields Cool Bake Pan!! [Read more…]