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Sunday, August 23, 2015

Monster Jam® Themed Happy Meals {August 28th-September 24}

Monster Jam® will be roaring into McDonald's® Happy Meals nationwide starting August 28th!
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Monster Jam and McDonald's have teamed up to bring Monster Jam themed Happy Meals to McDonald's nationwide! At participating location, between August 28th and September 24th, you can purchase a Happy Meal that will feature one of eight exclusive Monster Jam toys including Grave Digger®, Dragon, Max-D®, and El Toro Loco®. I am excitedly looking forward to the release of these Happy Meal toys as well as an excuse to indulge in a childhood favorite of mine - Chicken McNuggets!

In addition to the Monster Jam Themed Happy Meals, fans will be able to enter the Monster Jam Ultimate Ticket Giveaway Sweepstakes at! 100 lucky winners will receive family four-packs of tickets to see a Monster Jam live event in their area, with one Grand Prize winner receiving a VIP trip to the 2016 Monster Jam World Finals® in Las Vegas, NV on March 17-19, 2016. {a personal dream trip of mine!}

If you love big trucks and family fun - check out Monster Jam for entertainment the whole family can enjoy!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

11 Delightful Ways to Enjoy Nachos

Whether it be for an appetizer, lunch or dinner our family loves nachos! They're easy to make, versatile and fun to eat - making them a perfect mealtime solution around our house. Although we love traditional nachos it always fun to switch things up and put a spin on the favorite classic - so I went on a Nacho Hunting Mission and found these 11 Delightful Ways to Enjoy Nachos!! Enjoy!

1. Surf + Turf Nachos

2. Pizza Nachos
The Comfort of Cooking

Monday, August 17, 2015

5 Tips for Making a Meal Plan You'll Stick To

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Fall is right upon us which means it time for the start of a new school year, little league and all of the classic fall-related activities that we know and love! Next to Christmastime, this is our busiest time of year and one of the most crucial times for an effective meal plan. If I don't plan our meals we will end up having take-out way too many times during the week - which ends up being more expensive and not always as healthy as a home-cooked meal. To avoid unwanted spending {and eating} I set aside time every other week {or sometimes monthly} to create a meal plan. I've had many failed plans that I've learned from and am now pretty darn good at making realistic, successful meal plans. To help you successfully plan your family's upcoming meals I wanted to share 5 Tips for Making a Meal Plan You'll Stick To!

Thursday, August 13, 2015

8 Delicious Ways to Celebrate National Filet Mignon Day

August 13th is National Filet Mignon Day and there was no way I could just let the day pass without some sort of recognition! While checking out recipes to enjoy on this fabulous food holiday I came across several mouth-watering recipes for Filet Mignon that I had to share. Although I usually prefer my steak to only be seasoned with sea salt and ground black pepper - I would be more than happy to enjoy any of these 8 Delicious Ways to Celebrate National Filet Mignon Day!

1. Caprese Grilled Filet Mignon
Cupcakes & Kale Chips