The BEST Handheld Vacuum EVER – Review and Giveaway

The BEST Handheld Vacuum EVER Review snad Giveaway

Thanks to Black+Decker for sponsoring today's post about the best handheld vacuum I've ever owned. All opinions, content and photos are my own. I hate cleaning. Anyone who knows me (especially my mother) will tell you that I do the minimum necessary and procrastinate to the max. When I had a chance to try out the new Black+Decker Pivot Vac I can't say that I was excited. I mean, we've all had those little Dustbuster machines and they're nice but … [Continue reading...]

Meet the Yellow Bliss Road Creative Team!!!

Intro Creative Team

I am beyond excited to be welcoming five amazing ladies to the Creative Team at Yellow Bliss Road!!! They each are crazy talented and creative and have some fantastic photography skills. Each Wednesday, one of these fabulous ladies will be sharing a brand new post with you. I know that you will love them as much as I do! Alice Wingerden of Thoughts from Alice has been blogging since 2007. She loves sharing diy tutorials, interior decorating, seasonal … [Continue reading...]

12 Ways to Decorate with Plants and Flowers

12 Ways to Decorate with Plants and Flowers

Bringing some of the outdoors into your home is easy with these ideas for indoor decorating with live plants. Today I'm featuring eight beautiful ways to decorate your home using plants. All of these ideas were linked up to The Inspiration Exchange at the beginning of this month. Be sure to visit the other feature posts that you'll find at the bottom of this post, and don't forget to link up with us on the first Tuesday of each month. We are going to be … [Continue reading...]

One Pan Spicy Lemon Chicken Pasta with Tomatoes


Looking for a new family favorite that's rich in flavor, and is ready in under 20 minutes? Then this One Pan  Spicy Lemon Chicken Pasta with Tomatoes is perfect for you! I love one pan dishes because everything cooks up in one pan, so there's very little clean up required. Our family doesn't spend enough time together as it is, so anything that helps me get out of the kitchen quicker after dinner, is a real plus in my book! Like most of my one … [Continue reading...]

Fun Font Pairings for Summer

Fun Font Combinations for Summer

I can hardly believe that summer is so close. We really didn't have a true "winter," even by Southern California standards, so I'm a little nervous that could mean a really hot summer. I'm looking forward to planning some fun summer outings for my kids, and lots of swimming at Grandma's house! It's been a while since I've done a font pairing post, so I thought I'd offer some fun free fonts for summer! Most are paired with more basic fonts to help you … [Continue reading...]

Pizza Party: Celebrating the Small Things

Celebrate the Everyday Victories with a Family Pizza Party

“This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Tony’s Pizza, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #tonyspizzeria” Every day there is something to celebrate. Your fifth grader got straight A's; your Kindergartner got a touchdown in his first football game; your preschooler counted to twenty. No matter what the reason, it's time to celebrate! When my kids have … [Continue reading...]

Light Chicken Parmesan

One Pan Mexican Chicken and Rice

Italian food is a favorite at our house, and this light Chicken Parmesan quickly has topped the list of must make recipes! It has a delicious, crispy topping, but you only bread one side of the chicken and bake it, which helps to keep the calories down. It's paired with a homemade tomato sauce that isn't overwhelming and let's the flavor of the chicken shine through. My son, who usually has a very strong stance on how spaghetti should taste, loved … [Continue reading...]

Roasted Garlic and Parmesan Bread


If I could eat only eat one food everyday for a month it would be this Roasted Garlic and Parmesan Bread.  I have always loved bread in pretty much an form, and garlic bread, well that's pretty much the mother of all breads. Chewy and crunchy and savory and spicy. That is, if you do it right. This Roasted Garlic and Parmesan Bread is the perfect compliment to any meal, or even for your Easter dinner! First you'll mash up the roasted garlic, following … [Continue reading...]

How to Roast Garlic in the Oven


If you're a garlic fan, but don't always like how strong garlic can taste, then this how to roast garlic in the oven tutorial is for you! A whole bunch of years ago, when I was in my first apartment and wanting to impress people with my mad cooking skills, I learned how to roast garlic. I have always been a huge fan of garlic, but this method is pretty awesome. And the smell while it's roasting is fantastic! So let's get started! First you'll want … [Continue reading...]

Snickerdoodle Bars

snickerdoodle cookie bars

The other day my daughter and I made Snickerdoodle Bars. And my life was changed forever. These cookie bars are deliciously chewy and have a slightly crunch on top thanks to the yummy cinnamon sugar topping. Don't they look incredible?? This is hands down the best treat I've made in a long time. At least since the Caramel Stuffed Snickerdoodle Cookies we made a few months ago. A few weeks ago the KitchenAid Stand Mixer that I had ordered finally … [Continue reading...]