Snack Time with Welch’s Fruit Snacks

I received samples to facilitate this post. The opinions are my own.

Today Thaxton and I are happy to share our thoughts on Welch’s Fruit Snacks!

I am pretty particular about the kinds of foods and snacks my son eats. (I’m definitely a new, first kid mom!) Don’t get me wrong. I love snacks, and I don’t mind him having treats, as long as they don’t have too much sugar. And believe me, our son definitely doesn’t feel deprived! [Read more…]

Grilled Peanut Butter & Honey Bunches of Oats Crunch O’s Sandwich

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CerealAnytime #CollectiveBias
Thinking Outside the Cereal Bowl

Like most families, our kitchen cabinet has a shelf that is just for cereal.  I’ve always been the kind of person who can enjoy a good bowl of cereal any time of day, including in the middle of the afternoon, and especially as a late night snack!  But why just enjoy it in a bowl with some milk when there are countless ways to think outside the bowl and go beyond breakfast?  Today I’m showing you an easy after school snack or lunch time meal that you can prepare in minutes using your favorite Post breakfast cereals! [Read more…]

Friday Favorites – Week 313 – With Easter Sweets

Hello all! And welcome to another fun linky party!  It was go great to go over this week’s links and see some new faces and blogs.  Welcome to everyone who’s new!  And as always, thanks to all of our veteran party-goers for stopping by for this week’s link up!

This week I’m celebrating with an Easter edition, featuring some adorable and yummy sweets & treats! Hope you enjoy them!

Also, this week I’ve got a fantastic Easter giveaway for a box of Peeps and other Easter candies! After you link up, I’d love for you to go over and enter this great Easter giveaway! [Read more…]

Banana Pudding Go-Paks + Wicked Good Treat Bag Printable and Tutorial

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SnackAndGo #CollectiveBias

Over the last few weeks, I’ve shared a variety of back to school breakfast, lunch, & snack ideas.  Today we continue this topic with some snacks you can serve at home or on-the-go.  Plus I’m going to show you how I’ve taken a couple of simple products and created a fun Halloween treat bag that is a great alternative to your usual candy treat bags. (There’s also a cute printable and tutorial for you!)

On the Go Snacking Ideas [Read more…]

Yogurt & Cereal Parfait and a $15 Giveaway

Yoplait Disclosure

Yoplait Original

Did you know Yoplait Original Yogurt now comes with 25% less sugar?  That gives you just another excuse to eat Yoplait for breakfast or your mid-morning snack or serve it to your yogurt-loving little ones as part of a complete breakfast.

Yoplait Original comes in 25 flavors. I recently shopped at Publix and stocked up on some. Publix carries popular favorites– Strawberry, Blueberry and Peach, and just in time for back to school, they have a money-saving coupon. [Read more…]

My Favorite Healthy Snacks from Fiber One

Fiber One Bars

After all the Halloween candy and treats, you may be longing for something healthy to add to your diet. (Or maybe you’re already ready thinking about all the holiday eating ahead); either way you can indulge in a sweet treat and still remain guilt free with Fiber One Products.

I love, love, LOVE Fiber One.  I’ve been eating their brownies for a long time, and earlier this year I tried out their Lemon Bars, which are just amazing!  What I love about the treats is that they are a low calorie food, and they are a great source of fiber, and yet, they still taste very delicious.  (And believe me, I’m picky when it comes to flavor!)

Any time I shop in the aisle that has the Fiber One bars and snacks, I’m always seeing other products to try, and last month I finally tried a few.  The three items I tried were the Chocolate Chip Cookies, Streusel Bars, and Meal Bars.  And I loved them all!

Fiber One Cookies

Because I’m such a fan of the brownies, I’ve wanted to try the cookie for a while.  As you’d expect, it’s not quite as sweet as your typical chocolate chip cookie, I think they make a very delicious, and a pretty filling snack. (Each cookie also contains 20% of your daily value of fiber!)

The streusel bars were also a big hit with me.  These were strawberry flavored with oats and brown sugar, and they are very delicious, almost like something you’d get from a pastry shop, and yet they have 20% of your daily value of fiber, are just 150 calories per bar and have 12 grams of whole grain.

And finally we have the Meal Bars.  I was very surprised at how much I liked these  These come in a few flavors, but I got the Dark Chocolate Almond.  Unlike the other Fiber One Products, they bars are bigger (about twice the size or more of the other products) and since they are a Meal Bar, I suppose they should be.  I found them to be quite yummy and very filling.  And the bars have 10 grams of protein, plus 9 grams of fiber.

Look for Fiber One Snack Bars at your local Target store.  They are located in the healthy snack aisle.


Disclosure: I received review products and information from General Mills through Platefull Co-Op to facilitate this review. The opinions are my own.

A Picnic with Gold Emblem from CVS

Gold Emblem Picnic

If you’re gearing up for a fun Labor Day picnic, be sure to check out CVS for great products and deals!   Their Gold Emblem line of snacks includes something for everyone in the family.  They have cookies, candies, trail mix,  dried fruit, drinks, and more!  And while you’re shopping check out their Total Home line of paper products for easy serving and clean up! [Read more…]

CVS Gold Emblem Snacks Review

CVS Gold Emblem

As you know, I love trying out new foods, especially snacks!  Recently I was introduced to the Gold Emblem brand of snacks available exclusively at CVS.  The line includes nuts, trail mix, pretzels, candy, crackers and cookies.  With a line up like that, I didn’t hesitate to say yes when I was asked to sample some of their products. [Read more…]

Six Valentine’s Day Lunch Ideas

Valentine Lunches


Today I’ve got something a little different for you.  Today is all about Valentine’s Day lunches.  I found a lot of fun ideas over on Pinterest. (By the way, if you don’t follow me on Pinterest. Please do so!)  And today I’m sharing just a few of my favorites!  I also welcome you to link up your own Valentine’s lunch or foodie ideas in comments if you have any. Thanks! [Read more…]