Buffalo Chicken Monkey Bread

Buffalo Chicken Monkey Bread Recipe

This post brought to you by Hormel Foods, LLC.. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Suburban Mom. Earlier this summer I posted my new favorite party dip – Buffalo Chicken Dip. It was a friend’s recipe, and I became obsessed with it. As in, “Who wants to throw a party so […]

Save On Clean Dishes With An Offer From Finish® And Jet Dry®

Finish Jet Dry Rinse Aid

I have a confession to make. I can’t stand emptying the dishwasher. When my husband goes out of town, we use the clean dishes out of the dishwasher and let the dirties pile up in the sink until it is overflowing. My poor husband is left to empty the dishwasher 9 times out of 10. (In […]

Sharpie Teacher’s Gift Printable

Sharpie Teachers Gift

In just a few weeks summer will once again be a distant memory as the kids head back to school. Send your student back to school this year with a simple gift for their teacher that simple, inexpensive, practical and sure to please — a Sharpie Teacher’s Gift. Because who doesn’t need more Sharpies in their […]

Inspire Your Mornings With Coffee-mate And David Bromstad

Coffee-mate David Bromstad

Although I am admittedly not a morning person, I do love the anticipation of a new day. Each day is like a blank canvas. There is so much we can do in just one day, sometimes we just need a little extra inspiration. Like a hot cup of coffee to jump-start the day.  For even […]

10 Practical Baby Shower Gifts

Practical Baby Shower Gifts

Do not get me wrong, I adore all of those sweet baby gifts like baby clothes, blankets, decorations, baby shoes, etc. But as a mom of two I also very much appreciate practical gifts. With the first baby I was clueless as to what I needed, so practical gifts from experienced moms were a lifesaver. […]

Snack Idea: Corn Dogs + Easy Cheese Dip Recipe

Homemade Cheese Dip

Sometimes snack time needs to keep your kids bellies full, like before practice when you know dinner is going to be late. But if your house is like mine, it has to be a quick snack too. State Fair Classic Corn Dogs with an easy homemade cheese dip recipe fit both needs – quick and […]

Planning A Road Trip – Alabama BBQ IS Calling

BBQ Stuffed Potato

My family has the travel bug. Our recent road trip went so well, we are all itching to take another one. Although we have a long list of places we want to take our girls, while they are young I am partial to sticking to road trips in the South. Having traveled much of the […]

5 Tips To Get Kids Writing

5 Tips To Inspire Kids To Write

I have been a writer for as long as I can remember. As a little girl I used to make up stories, I wrote my own books and kept journals filled with thoughts and drawings. Of course most of my writing is done online now, but I have never given up my love for the written word […]

Have You Considered Cord Blood Banking?

Baby Fingers

I have always been fascinated with the science of genes. What makes one child’s hair straight and another’s curly — when both parents have straight hair? And then when you start thinking about all of the things scientists are learning to do with gene therapy and stem cells, helping to treat and hopefully even cure […]

5 Tips To Streamline Your Back To School Morning Routine

Jimmy Dean Sausage, Egg & Cheese Croissant Sandwiches

Oh summer how you tease. These days we have at least an hour before we have to be out the door, and that’s on days we actually go somewhere. But in less than a month the girls will be back to school, and we will have 30 minutes from wake to out the door. (Unless, of course, I […]

Strawberry Lemonade Mimosa

Strawberry Lemonade Mimosa Recipe

Everyone loves to cool off with an ice-cold glass of lemonade. So when coming up with a brunch drink recipe I couldn’t resist the change to put a new spin on the classic favorite. Move over orange juice, there is a new mimosa for brunches — a Strawberry Lemonade Mimosa. And it might just be the perfect, […]

40 Things To Pack For a Road Trip With Kids

40 Things To Pack For a Road Trip With Kids

As our family road trip approached, I was obsessed with making sure I packed everything — everything — we could possibly need for our six-day adventure on the road. I was determined not to miss anything. And I am happy to report that I did a fantastic job. (Yes, a pat on my back.) I […]

Box Tops for Education: An Easy Way To Support Your School

Box Tops for Education

You save Box Tops for Education for your students’ school, right? It is the easiest way to support schools with a monetary donation that doesn’t cost you anything extra. Just clip Box Tops off General Mills products you already buy, save them in a bag and send them to your students’ school. I started clipping Box Tops before kids, […]

A Quick And Easy Way To Balance Your Dinner Plate

Frozen Pizza And Salad

As a busy mom, I’ll be the first to admit that making sure everyone gets a balanced meal three times a day is a challenge. But this fact shocked me:  Most Americans only meet the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for proper nutrition 2% of the year — 7 days a year. That is crazy! But not surprisingly, the top […]

Spoiler-Free Marvel Ant-Man Review

Ant-Man Review

I have been waiting months to see Ant-Man, ever since I visited the Ant-Man set last fall watched a live taping and met with cast and crew. Finally I was invited to the local screening, and it was time to see the movie. Did it live up to my expectations? YES, and then some. My Ant-Man review — Ant-Man is […]