Category Archives: Food

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Check off your Summer Bucket List with #OREOSummerSweepstakes

This post was written by me through an activation with HireInfluence on behalf of OREO cookies. Although I received compensation for participating in the campaign, all thoughts and opinions are my own.   We're soaking up every last second of summer before the kids go back to school. This weekend we crossed off one item on our bucket list - a family date night for frozen yogurt! As an added bonus, we snapped an instagram picture so we could enter the #OREOSummerSweepstakes!   It Read more [...]

Summer Bucket List Giveaway – CrEATe dessert shop in Sandy

    It's the first week of summer and my children are busy creating their summer bucket lists. Lists are filling up with playgrounds, splash pads, and all our favorite Utah places to visit. What is on my list? The yummiest Utah restaurants! Have you noticed all the dessert restaurants popping up across the Wasatch front? They are calling my name! One that I am excited to try is CrEATe. CrEATe is located in my hometown Sandy, Utah, at 9305 South Village Shop Drive, across Read more [...]

Resurrection Rolls – a Favorite Family Easter Tradition

                                    A favorite Easter tradition at the Parker house is the baking of  “Resurrection rolls” to tell the story of Jesus Christ’s Resurrection. Delicious rolls for Easter have been a family tradition since I was a child. My grandmother would wake up at 4 a.m. to start baking for the family. I can still remember the inviting smell. A few years ago when I had three children under the age Read more [...]

Five Ways to Raise a Sustainable Family + #GetMessyGetClean Festival

Getting my family outside playing together and enjoying the sunshine is a top priority this summer. Our day at the Get Messy Get Clean Festival at Thanksgiving Point fit the bill perfectly. Whether my children were creating and popping massive bubbles (you've got to see the video HERE) or planting an herb garden in pots they decorated themselves, they loved every minute and begged to stay longer. I had Annie's cheddar bunnies and Justin's almond butter packets to snack on, so I was happy Read more [...]

Secret Ingredient S’Mores

  Friends - my camping world has been rocked forever. No more run-of-the-mill crumbly cracker S'mores for this foodie. Take a look at the ooey gooey goodness above and meet the new and improved S'More. The S'MOreo! I seriously crave these now. This new creation got a big ole thumbs up from everyone in our family. Shhh ... we may have had them for breakfast our last day camping at Snow Canyon. Want to modernize this classic, favorite camping treat? Here's what you need: Double Read more [...]

Cobbler Cove and My Station Park + $300 Valentines Giveaway

Station Park is Farmington's hidden gem and I am so excited to give you a little sneak peek into some of my favorite things there. Be sure to enter to win the $300+ prize package from Station Park's amazing businesses (scroll to the bottom)! If you need a date night with the hubby (hello couples massage!) or you are looking for something fun to do with the kids (ice skating and yummy cobbler!), Station Park is your place. My first Station Park experience was in November for the dessert restaurant Read more [...]

Berry Oatmeal Super Smoothie + Giveaway #FoodieExtravaganza

Welcome to the Foodie Extravaganza!   We are a group of bloggers who love to blog about food!  Each month we decide on an all-famous National Monthly Food Holiday to will base our recipes around. This month's the ingredient is oatmeal.  Yes, January is National Oatmeal Month along with a whole array of other delightful things!! Get excited! We hope you all enjoy our delicious oatmeal treats this month and come back to see what we bring for you next month.  If you are a blogger and would Read more [...]

Healthy Back to School Lunch Tips and Ideas + Lunchblox Giveaway!

                                    This post is sponsored by Intermountain LiVe Well. All opinions are my own.  My Lily loves to pack and take her own lunch to school. Plus I have two preschoolers at home so healthy and fun lunches are a pretty big deal around here. Last week I had the chance to sit down with dietician Mindy Probst from Intermountain Read more [...]

Healthy and Easy Back to School Snacks

Where did the summer go? This month we are wrapping up our summer adventures with one last trip to Bear Lake (pictured above!) and getting Lily ready to start second grade at her new charter school. With so many exciting things going on, I need fast, healthy, and easy snacks to keep me and the kiddos going! Apples and grapes are always a hit at our house so my littles couldn't wait to dive into this yummy package from Chiquita Snacking.                                     As Read more [...]

Places to eat in Utah County – Five Star BBQ

My weekend in Austin, Texas converted me to all things barbeque. The tastes, the smells, the experience - I loved it. Since I returned to Utah, I've been looking for similar barbeque restaurants to satisfy my craving. Just my luck, Five Star BBQ is a quick drive from my home and I was so excited to try it out with my blogger friends earlier this year. When I try a new place, I am so unsure of what I want to get! I am loyal to my favorite dishes at my regular restaurants. My blogger buddies Read more [...]