Easy DIY Party Favors

I take no credit for coming up with these brilliant little favors.  My extremely creative mother made these with me when I was in elementary school, long before Pinterest, Facebook or even the Internet was in very many homes.  I remember the kids being so excited about them and I had so much fun helping…

DIY Cute Dinosaur Plant Holders

For Christmas, I was trying to find some creative ideas for homemade gifts.  I saw these cute plant holders that are so fun and modern.  They were really simple and cheap.  I even found the plastic dinosaurs in a free bin at a thrift store.  I like cheap, but I LOVE free! Here is what you…

Simple Slow Cooker Bruschetta Chicken

All of this just gets thrown into a crockpot or slow cooker on low for 5-6 hours (easy for overnight) or on high for 3-4 hours.  It is so yummy! What You Need: 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts. 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar (more if you are using it as a sauce for rice or pasta) 2…

Spiced Cucumber Slices

Spiced Cucumber Slices  I used delicious seedless organic English Cucumbers from Trader Joe’s.  They have a great size and texture for this snack and their skin is not as bitter.   If using regular cucumbers, you may want to trim the skin off.   *Wash & slice cucumbers (2 small or 1 large) and place…

Turkey Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

This was my husbands favorite snack for the Fast Metabolism Diet.  I bought Oscar Meyer nitrate free Turkey Bacon from Target.  I got it for .50 off (coupon attached to another Oscar Meyer bacon product).  Did I tell you I love deals too?  Well, I do.  For this diet, I’m so thankful to have a…

New! Hersey's Chocolate Spread

They’re finally here!  The moment we’ve all been waiting for: New Hersey’s Spreads!  Yummmm! Thanks to CrowdTap & Hersey’s, I had the fortunate opportunity to sample their new Hersey’s (chocolate) Spreads.  Everyone who I’ve let try this, has enjoyed it (and believe me, I’ve been stingy for a reason-hehe Just kidding! Kinda).  The only thing…