Chocolate Peeps

This post may contain affiliate links – your clicking on them helps support our family.
Thanks! You can read more about our Disclosure Policy here.

Chocolate Peeps

These Chocolate Peeps would be perfect for a kids party.  They are so easy to make too!

chocolate peeps 3

1 package Marshmallow Peeps Bunnies
6 Mini Marshmallows
1 cup Dark Cocoa Melting Chips
12 Lollipop Sticks

Melt chocolate in microwave by heating for 30 seconds, then stirring and repeating until chocolate is melted and smooth.
Cut each mini marshmallow in half with kitchen shears to make bunny tails.
Insert stick in bottom of each bunny.
Prepare a cup with something of weight in the bottom (like dry beans or rice) to keep it from tipping over.
Dip and/or spoon chocolate over bunny to cover completely.

chocolate peeps 2

Tap stick gently over bowl to allow excess to drip off.
Insert bunny tail on back and place in cup.

chocolate peeps 1

Place cup in refrigerator for 10 minutes to allow chocolate to set.

Sign up below to receive an email whenever I post a new recipe.

[gravityform id="2" name="Free Recipe Ideas" title="false" description="false"]

Restaurant Coupons

This post may contain affiliate links – your clicking on them helps support our family.
Thanks! You can read more about our Disclosure Policy here.

If you plan on eating at a restaurant any time soon you will definitely want to check out this list of coupons to save on your bill.

5 Ways to Save on Your Restaurant Bill

Top Restaurant Coupons:

Bertuccis – $10 Off $25 Carry Out Purchase (exp: 3/29/2015)
Bob Evans – $4 Off $20 Purchase (exp: 3/31/2015)
Buca Di Beppo – Dinner for Four for $40 (exp: 3/29/2015)
Carrabbas – $3 Off Any Dinner Entree (exp: 3/29/2015)
Carvel Ice Cream – $1 Off Any Cup or Cone (exp: 3/31/2015)
Cocos – Buy 1 Entree Get 1 50% Off When You Buy 2 Drinks (exp: 4/10/2015)
Del Taco – Free Turkey Taco with Any Purchase (exp: 4/2/2015)
Marie Callenders – $5 Off $20 Purchase (exp: 4/5/2015)
Mimis Cafe – Buy 1 Get 1 Free Entree When You Buy 2 Drinks (exp: 3/29/2015)
Monicals Pizza – $3 Off Any Family Pasta (exp: 3/29/2015)
Quiznos – $1 Off Regular or Large Sub or Large Salad (exp: 4/1/2015)
Sweet Tomatoes – 25% Off Dinner Family Combo + More (exp: 4/1/2015)
Village Inn – 20% Off Entire Check (exp: 4/10/2015)
Wendys – Free Jr. Frosty with Purchase for a Year When You Buy Frosty Key Tag (exp: 6/1/2015)

Thanks to Surviving the Stores for this list!

Printable Organic Coupons

This post may contain affiliate links – your clicking on them helps support our family.
Thanks! You can read more about our Disclosure Policy here.

organic couponsHere’s a round-up of the best natural and organic coupons of the week, compliments of All Natural Savings. New additions and reset coupons are shown below. For the full list of current natural and organic coupons, click here.

$1 off any Alexia frozen side

$1 off any Back to Nature product (exc. macaroni)

Buy 1 Horizon snack crackers, get 1 FREE

$.75 off any 2 boxes Horizon macaroni and cheese

$1 off any King Arthur flour, 5 lb.

$1 off any King Arthur almond or coconut flour, 1 lb.

$.20 off any Liberte Mediterannee yogurt

$1 off any Organicgirl salad

Click here to see the entire list of natural and organic coupons available this week.

Printable Retail Coupons

This post may contain affiliate links – your clicking on them helps support our family.
Thanks! You can read more about our Disclosure Policy here.

If you are planning on doing any shopping this weekend you will want to check out this list of printable coupons that you can use to save even more.

Not planning to go anywhere but still want to shop online and save?  Check out the Online Coupon Codes Database and find coupons for all your favorite stores!

Thanks to Surviving the Stores for this weeks list of Printable Retail Coupons.

Top Retail Store Coupons:

Carters – 15% Off Entire Purchase (exp: 4/1/2015)
Express – $15 Off $30, $30 Off $100 or $40 Off $120 Purchase (exp: 4/1/2015)
Kirklands – 15% Off Entire Purchase (exp: 3/29/2015)
Kohls – $10 Off $30 Juniors Apparel (exp: 4/1/2015)
Lifeway Christian – 30% Off 1 Regularly Priced Item (exp: 3/31/2015)
Lord and Taylor – 15% Off Regular & Sale Price Items (exp: 3/31/2015)
Osh Kosh BGosh – 15% Off Entire Purchase (exp: 4/1/2015)
Party City – $10 Off $60 Purchase + More (exp: 3/29/2015)
Rue 21 – 20% Off $50 Purchase + More (exp: 3/30/2015)
Sherwin Williams – 30% Off Paints & Stains & 15% Off Painting Supplies (exp: 3/31/2015)
Staples – FREE 5 lbs Shredding + More (exp: 5/2/2015)

Eat Like Your Ancestors

This post may contain affiliate links – your clicking on them helps support our family.
Thanks! You can read more about our Disclosure Policy here.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Harvestland by Perdue. All opinions are 100% mine.


I love whenever I can get my entire family together for dinner.

This is becoming more and more of a challenge as they have grown older and even moved out into their own place. That is why I take every opportunity that I can get everyone around the same table to offer a delicious and nutritious meal and the opportunity to Eat Like Your Ancestors.

I try to focus on healthy options as much as possible so why would I take a perfect good piece of meat and pump it full of junk before serving it to my loved ones?

A healthy family is a happy family, but with all of the low quality food products out there, it can be hard to know if you are really feeding your family the right things. It seems like anything can have antibiotics, steroids or hormones in it these days. That is why it is so great to have a brand that’s a natural choice for your family when cooking at home, like Harvestland® by Perdue®.

Just about every meal we have begins with a great piece of meat, usually chicken!

Our favorite meal takes me about 30 minutes with very little effort or ingredients at all.

Just simmer a couple pieces of boneless skinless chicken breast in a large covered saucepan with a large can of tomatoes, a bay leaf, parsley, oregano, salt and pepper to taste.

Boil your favorite noodles. drain and toss with a little olive oil.

After about 25 minutes remove bay leaf and toss in about 3-4 handful of fresh baby spinach and allow to wilt.

Serve with noodle and fresh mozzarella.

Super easy and everyone loves it too!

Harvestland® by Perdue® products are all-natural with no artificial ingredients, plus they come from local family farmers right here in the US! Their fresh, frozen, refrigerated and deli products provide wholesome options you can feel good about feeding your family.

I love this meal because it takes so little effort and time. I get to spend more time enjoying the meal and the company of my favorite people!

 Harvestland® by Perdue® has fresh and fully cooked turkey, chicken and pork products which come from the richest agricultural areas and are USDA process verified. It is the goal of Harvestland® by Perdue® to make quality food that is pure and simple, so make sure you pickup your Harvestland® by Perdue® products at Walmart, and Eat Like Your Ancestors.™


Check it out the next time you are at Walmart!

Harvestland® by Perdue®

  • No Antibiotics Ever
  • Fed All-Vegetarian Diet With No Animal By-Products
  • Raised Cage Free

Use this coupon to save $1.00 off Harvestland Fresh or Frozen Chicken.

Visit Sponsors Site

Do Over by Jon Acuff Giveaway

This post may contain affiliate links – your clicking on them helps support our family.
Thanks! You can read more about our Disclosure Policy here.


Rich and I started reading the book Do Over by Jon Acuff together every chance we got a few weeks ago and it has completely changed how we are looking at the whole having to work to earn money to live thing.

Don’t make the same mistake that we did and assume that this book is all about getting the job you love. Yes it can help you with that, but this book is so much more!

It’s really about taking a good look at yourself and your relationships, and honestly taking inventory of your life and what you are placing value on. Mostly it is about making some real changes to the things that have been holding you back in all areas of your life, and I LOVE that!

With each turn of the page I could feel the reality of our perception changing and I knew I never wanted to go back to our old ways of thinking.

Jon talks about how for some people rock bottom is really nothing more than a trampoline and I like to think my husband and I are those people.

You know the ones that use rock bottom as an opportunity to spring back up out of the depths?

It could be they never ever want to find themselves that low again or so they can help others avoid ever ending up there in the first place.

The tagline on the cover says “Rescue Monday, Reinvent Your Work, and Never Get Stuck” which is exactly what we needed to hear.

Remember when you were a kid how easy it was to call a Do Over when things weren’t going your way?

Why can’t we do that still even though we are adults?

Jon Acuff knows that it is a very powerful tool to have in this life and he shares exactly how to position yourself to call a Do Over at any time that you realize things aren’t quite right in your life. He speaks from experience as he found himself in a position of walking out the Do Over himself not too long ago.Do-Over-Book

I share a lot here about the importance of creating a savings mindset.

After reading the book Do Over by Jon Acuff which is scheduled to hit bookstores everywhere on April 7th, I now realize there was a savings account I had neglected.

In Do Over, bestselling author Jon Acuff offers up his most important book yet, one that acts as a guide to making big career changes—by choice or necessity—and escaping the horrible feeling of being trapped in the wrong job.

Acuff finds it amazing that people spend more than eighteen years studying and preparing for college, but little or no time honing their careers between graduation and retirement. His response: an empowering tool he calls the Career Savings Account, which will change the way readers think about their skills, relationships, character, and work ethic.

Throughout the book, inspiring and funny true stories are featured—not merely just from Acuff, but also from friends who restarted their careers after a layoff, an extended maternity leave, or simply the realization that they were suffering fifty weeks a year just to pay the bills and enjoy two weeks of vacation. Everyone can benefit from Do Over, from new graduates to fifty-somethings and beyond.

It’s so easy to get caught up in the daily grind and before you know it your life has passed you by, you’re in pretty much the same spot and probably hate your job.

You do realize that you can change things right?

Using the common sense wisdom that Jon shares along with some humor to make the truth hurt a little less, I found myself challenged to make some changes and start investing in my Career Savings Account.

Relationships + Skills + Character x Hustle = Career Savings Account


There were a lot of aha moments for both my husband and myself as we were reading and thinking about the coming months as were making some changes in the area of how we earn money to live.

I especially appreciated the little assignments at the end of each chapter because it forced us to really figure some of the hard things out and see for ourselves in a concrete way how we needed to rearrange some of our relationships.

This is an easy to read book, and we loved the real stories that Jon shared of his own experiences that he has been through and how he found himself in a position that many would consider the bottom only to use the things he shares in the book to use a seemingly difficult situation to rise back up to the top in a new way.

Are you ready to make some changes and live a life you love?

This is so much more than we ever expected and I can’t recommend it enough!

You can preorder a copy here.

10498572_10205369679794869_1756804011843170205_o (1)

Enter to win a $25 Family Christian Gift Certificate today that you can use to get your own copy of the book Do Over by Jon Acuff!

Here’s how to enter:

Leave me a comment telling me why you would like to win.

This giveaway is open to all legal residents of the US age 18 and older and will end on April 3rd.

**Although the product for this review and giveaway was supplied to me free of charge from Family Christian, all opinions expressed are solely mine.