trader joe’s everything but the bagel seasoning

I asked Insta Stories (@smallfryblog) what I should use this seasoning for and laughed pretty hard when most of the responses were “When you find out tell me, I haven’t even opened mine!” I got lots of good ones and here are the top 10! The seasoning is garlic salt, dried onion, sesame seed and other goodness and it is such a good flavor. That sesame adds a little smokiness and it truly can be swapped out anytime you’d use salt in your savory meals. Maybe even on watermelon, although I haven’t tried it yet. And yes, its bomb on … Read more

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lemonade bar!

Lemonade Bar

As promised here is the mixology for the lemonade bar I posted yesterday! This is such a fun one to have while hostessing. Its early enough in the party that I always welcome the distraction for guests while I get last things prepared.=PEACH RASPBERRY – Screams summer doesn’t it? Just mash peach puree and raspberry puree and add a heaping teaspoon or less of each (this is for a 6 ounce cup.) BLUEBERRY MINT – Blueberry always has that minty, herby taste to it so i think these compliment each other well! Just muddle the mint by crushing the leaves to … Read more

yogurt bar breakfast

By Emily. You all know we’ve been focusing on easy Summertime ideas to make the mornings (or afternoons, depending on when your down time is) special and not so “I’m so bored!” Raleigh is napping three times a day still (oof!) so we have lots of downtime at home and I am basically stringing these ideas together for my own sanity.So today’s idea is just a few extra steps on your regular breakfast routine, but the boys loved it! WHAT YOU’LL NEED: Their favorite yogurt, bowls of toppings, a special breakfast munching area. TOPPING IDEAS: granola, chopped fruit, honey, chia, … Read more

grilled pizza pool party

By Emily, brought to you by Red Baron. Now that we’re renters we have an HOA pool of our very own this Summer! That means all the pool days we can handle fairly close to home! With the grill right there it has me thinking about how I can use it to my advantage this Summer! Did you know Red Baron Frozen Pizzas can be grilled? I didn’t either! They wanted to work together as sponsors so we gladly gave it a try at our last after school dip in the pool and I was surprised at how delicious they were!Grilling … Read more