Birthday Cake Pudding Cookies and Turning 25

These Birthday Cake Pudding Cookies are sweet, chewy and loaded up with sprinkles. Tempting vanilla makes them the perfect alternative to cake, or you know, have both! I did!

These Birthday Cake Pudding Cookies are sweet, chewy and loaded up with sprinkles. Tempting vanilla makes them the perfect alternative to cake, or you know, have both! I did! Yesterday I turned 25. Yup, the big TWO-FIVE, and I've been having a lot of anxiety over it since this past summer. Why? I'm not really sure, I think it's a … Read More...

2014 Christmas Photos

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Our 2014 Christmas Photos are ones I'll cherish throughout the years.  A few weeks ago we had our first family photos done in almost TWENTY years! My baby brother, the one who looks like he might actually freeze to death, wasn't even born yet. So as part of a Christmas present for all of us, I decided to have them done by out … Read More...

The Blissful Bookworms Book Club – January

The Blissful Bookworms is a virtual book club that works around your schedule! Stop by and vote for January's book and join our Facebook group!

     It's time to vote for The Blissful Bookworms Book Club Book for January! If you're new to the group, Welcome! If you haven't joined yet, well get on it! (click here) If you've been around for a while, hello friend! We can't wait to discuss and read with you! We're voting a little early this month to beat the … Read More...

Starbucks Gingerbread Eggnog Latte

The flavors of winter come together in this Gingerbread Eggnog Latte, a homemade take on my favorite Starbucks beverage.

The flavors of winter come together in this Gingerbread Eggnog Latte, a homemade take on my favorite Starbucks beverage. I mentioned it way back when in my Eggnog … [Read More...]

Harry Potter’s Butterbeer Pudding Cookies

These Harry Potter inspired Butterbeer Pudding Cookies are a sweet old fashioned blend of vanilla and butterscotch loaded up with toffee bits. Baked to perfection with a soft chewy center and a lightly crisp shell, they won't last long!

 These Harry Potter inspired Butterbeer Pudding Cookies are a sweet old fashioned blend of vanilla and butterscotch loaded up with toffee bits. Baked to perfection … [Read More...]

Oatmeal Recipes: White Hot Chocolate No Bake Cookies

These White Hot Chocolate No Bake Cookies are so simple to make, they're nut and gluten free and Santa is sure to love them!  #QuakerUp #MyOatsCreation #spon

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Quaker. All opinions are mine alone. #QuakerUp #MyOatsCreation #CollectiveBias These White Hot Chocolate … [Read More...]

Tuxedo Cupcakes

These Tuxedo Cupcakes bring together bold dark chocolate and sweet white chocolate for a dessert that's sure to please!

  Happy Monday, friends! I'm over at Place of my Taste with these sweet little Tuxedo Cupcakes this morning. They're a beautiful blend of bold dark chocolate … [Read More...]

Glitter & Gold Holiday Party

Celebrate the holidays with a simple Glitter & Gold tablescape at your next party! It makes for a gorgeous champagne and dessert bar! #GoNutsForNuts #CollectiveBias #Ad

   This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GoNutsForNuts #CollectiveBias  This time of year is … [Read More...]

Loaded One-Pot Caramel Fudge Brownies with Nestle Toll House DelightFulls

These One-Pot Caramel Fudge Brownies are loaded with Nestle Toll House DelightFulls Milk Chocolate Morsels with Caramel Filling, rippled with caramel sauce and drenched in a little more, you know, because that's the way I roll.

 Tonight's post is sponsored by Nestle Toll House but the story and love for the product are 100% mine. Okay, I'll let you guys share in the love! These One-Pot … [Read More...]

Gingerbread Cupcakes with Honey Buttercream

Fluffy gingerbread cupcakes topped with a silky honey buttercream frosting and finished off with sprinkles! #HoneyForHolidays #DonVictor #Ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HoneyForHolidays #DonVictor #CollectiveBias Fluffy … [Read More...]

Frozen Berries with Warm Vanilla Bean Cream

The contrast of Frozen Berries with Warm Vanilla Bean Cream is absolutely amazing in this simple gluten free holiday dessert inspired by Game of Thrones.

   The contrast of Frozen Berries with Warm Vanilla Bean Cream is absolutely amazing in this simple gluten free holiday dessert inspired by Game of Thrones.  Can … [Read More...]

Get Excited! Guardians of the Galaxy is Coming!

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 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #OwnTheGalaxy #CollectiveBias  By now you all know how … [Read More...]

A Christmas Story Holiday Recipes and Party

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 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HolidayMadeSimple #CollectiveBias   Every year since we … [Read More...]

15 Sweet Smoothies & Shakes and a Blendtec Giveaway

Make one of these amazing smoothies or shakes and enter to win a Blendtec!

  Nothing like a little last minute giveaway right before the holidays! I'm excited to be partnering with some fantastic bloggers to give one of you a Blendtec … [Read More...]

Homemade Mini Peanut Butter Marshmallows

Make these Mini Peanut Butter Marshmallows right at home in no time at all, they're the perfect addition to hot cocoa and make for some killer s'mores! www.livingbettertogether.com

 These Mini Peanut Butter Marshmallows are so easy to make right at home and take no time at all! They're the perfect addition to hot cocoa and make for some killer … [Read More...]

7 Gifts for the Baker in your Life

Have a baker in your life? Don't know what to get them? Check out these great gift ideas to get started! www.livingbettertogether.com

I'm so excited to have Rene here from My Simple Kitchen! Today she's sharing some great ideas for gifts for the baker in your life! I think I'm going to need to pick … [Read More...]

Havarti Monte Cristo

This Havarti Monte Cristo it the perfect quick breakfast this holiday season! With Arla's Creamy Havarti and shaved ham sandwiched between two pieces of french toast and dipped in maple syrup, what's not to love!  #HavartiHolidays

 Thank you Arla Dofino for sponsoring this post and inspiring me to try their naturally delicious cheese! All opinions are 100% my own. #HavartiHolidays Click HERE … [Read More...]

The Ultimate Christmas Party Playlist

You can't throw a Christmas party without the Ultimate music playlist! From Michael Buble to RUN-DMC, this list has it covered!

  The Ultimate Christmas Party Playlist to get your guests (and yourself) in the holiday spirit!  One thing I've learned about throwing a great party is … [Read More...]

Gluten Free Chocolate Bourbon Hazelnut Cake

Chocolate meets bourbon in this sweet little cake with a touch of hazelnut. These cakes are so moist and the boozy touch just sends it over the edge! Living Better Together

Chocolate meets bourbon in this sweet little cake with a touch of hazelnut. These cakes are so moist and the boozy touch just sends it over the edge!  Who here … [Read More...]

Balsamic Whipped Feta Bruschetta Chicken

Balsamic Whipped Feta Bruschetta Chicken

 Jen is here this afternoon sharing an amazing soup recipe! Jen blogs over at Carlsbad Cravings  and she's always whipping up delicious recipes and today she … [Read More...]

Share a Smile, Share a Coke, Share Real Magic

Share #RealMagic this holiday season with Coke! #CollectiveBias #shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias  One of my favorite things about the … [Read More...]

Living Better Dressember

Join me for Dressember and I find out how you can make a difference!

My girl, April, over at illistyle has invited me to take part in a very special campaign called Dressember. What's Dressember you might ask? Well, I'll be wearing a … [Read More...]

Blissful Bookworms – December

The Blissful Bookworms is a virtual book club that works around your schedule! Stop by and vote for December's book and join our Facebook group!

Disclaimer: A preceding * signifies an affiliate link.   It's time to vote for The Blissful Bookworms Book Club Book for December! If you're new to the group, … [Read More...]

Bourbon Ganache

Bourbon Ganache - The caramel, vanilla, and oak notes of Jim Beam's Black Label Bourbon blend with chocolate and cream for a bowl of pure decadence.

The caramel, vanilla, and oak notes of Jim Beam's Black Label Bourbon blend with chocolate and cream for a bowl of decadent Bourbon Ganache.  When you love … [Read More...]

Eat. Create. Party! No. 50

How to Gift Wrap like a Pro from Kleinworth & Co. featured at Eat. Create. Party! at Living Better Together

Welcome to Eat. Create. Party! A link party where you can share all of your latest creations and lifestyle posts. Your amazing content will be shared on FOUR … [Read More...]

Gluten Free Chocolate & Peppermint Mini Bundt Cakes

These Gluten Free Chocolate & Peppermint Mini Bundt Cakes are down right amazing! They're so moist and rich, you'd never know they were gluten free! Living Better Together

Chocolate and Peppermint. I know a lot of you are probably thinking it's too soon, it's too soon! However, I also know there's a good chunk of you who would drink … [Read More...]

Perfect Homemade Whipped Cream

How to make the Perfect Homemade Whipped Cream just in time for the holidays! Living Better Together

 The Perfect Homemade Whipped Cream and tips on how to make it.  For me the holidays are a great time to get back to basics. Family, Friends, and Food. It's … [Read More...]

Gifts for the Modern Geek

20 Gifts for the Modern Geek - from games to tech there's a gift for the geek in your life. Living Better Together

 Disclaimer: A preceding * indicates an affiliate link in which I earn a commission on any goods purchased through that link.  So I know I'm not the only one with … [Read More...]

Cranberry Meringue Pie

This Cranberry Meringue Pie is the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving table. Living Better Together

 This Cranberry Meringue Pie is the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving dessert table.  I like pie. I know you see a lot of cupcakes and cookies around here, … [Read More...]

Cranberry Curd

A thick and tart Cranberry Curd, the perfect addition to all of your holiday breakfasts and desserts. Living Better Together

So I'm going to be honest... I'd much rather be catching up on Vampire Diaries than writing blog posts. We all have those weeks, the ones that just seem crazy and we … [Read More...]

Eat. Create. Party! No. 49

Banana Nut Truffles from Pint Sized Baker featured at Eat. Create. Party!

Welcome to Eat. Create. Party! A link party where you can share all of your latest creations and lifestyle posts. Your amazing content will be shared on FOUR … [Read More...]

Cranberry White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Cranberry White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies - the addition of the white chocolate and dried cranberries makes these oatmeal cookies even better.

It's Cranberry Week here on Living Better Together and Tiffany from Pics and Pastries  is jumping in on the action with these Cranberry White Chocolate Oatmeal … [Read More...]

How to Dress for Winter Photos

Tips and tricks on dressing for winter/Christmas photos from a professional photographer, look your best in photos that will deck the halls all year long! by t.Dow Photography for Living Better Together

 I'm so excited to have our family photographer, Taylor, from t.Dow Photography here on the blog sharing her tips and tricks on how to dress for winter photos. You … [Read More...]

Deconstructed Pumpkin Pie French Toast

This Deconstructed Pumpkin Pie French Toast is the perfect Black Friday Breakfast! #ThankfullySweet #ad #CollectiveBias

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #ThankfullySweet  I'm a firm believer in … [Read More...]

Pumpkin Chocolate Cream Horns

These Pumpkin Chocolate Cream Horns are a simple flaky pastry shell filled with smooth pumpkin cream and dipped in dark chocolate.

I'm over at Place of my Taste today visiting Aniko's lovely readers and sharing the recipe for these sweet little Pumpkin Chocolate Cream Horns! These Pumpkin … [Read More...]

White Chocolate Cranberry Cupcakes

These White Chocolate Cranberry Cupcakes are the perfect mix of sweet and tart.  Sugared cranberries finish them off and make them a great finish to any holiday or winter get together! Living Better Together

 We're continuing Cranberry Week with these White Chocolate Cranberry Cupcakes and they're the perfect mix of sweet and tart.  Sugared cranberries finish them off … [Read More...]