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Saturday, February 13, 2016

FriYAY - The Five Best #MomLife Must Haves

It is Friday - holla!
The only meaning Friday has to me now is knowing that my husband will actually be around.  I usually have high hopes for every weekend but when Sunday rolls around I realize we accomplished nothing but catching up on Flip or Flop and Fixer Upper reruns.  Kurtis and I celebrated Valentine's Day early last weekend with dinner out together.  This weekend we plan on taking the kids to the museum, making mini heart shaped pizzas and eating homemade brownie sundaes.

Amazeballs, right?
One day I'll get a picture with all of them smiling.



Lately I have been making a mental list of the things I don't think I could live without right now.  I mean seriously, what was my life like before these things existed is what I really want to know?

Five Best #MomLife Must Haves

1.  Target RED Card
I could just say Target in general but this RED card has saved my life.  I can order anything and get free shipping.  Like a few weeks ago when I was up feeding Remy and I decided Cohen needed a new comforter set and Remy needed some frames for her room.  Target happens people.


2.  Starbucks Drive-Thru
This one is an obvious but what is life without iced coffee and cake pops for the littles?  It's pretty sad that when we drive past a Starbucks Lola will yell, "Mom! I want a pop!"  I mean, how can you not stop?


3.  Kroger Fuel Points
Don't call me lame, but I literally stood outside taking pictures of the fact that I filled up my 16 gallon tank for $10.79.  Fuel the Love y'all.


4.  Online Grocery Shopping
While I have to admit, I do love my alone time grocery shopping.  But when life gets busy and I don't want to drag all three kids out with me online grocery shopping is where it is!  I order online, determine my pick up time and then pull up in the online order parking space to have them unload my groceries into my car.  My only tip is don't expect the freshest produce.  I literally paid $2 for an organic cucumber the size of a mini pickle.  You win some, you lose some.

5.  Jillian Michaels DVDs
So I love my treadmill but unfortunately it will not give me my Kate Middleton arms that I want so badly.  Jillian is basically the devil in spandex but I can get a good 30 minute workout in and work every damn muscle in my body.  Mama ain't playing.  And I thank her for quick workouts that I can fit into my ridiculously busy day.


Now go and enjoy your Valentine's Day weekend with a big ass bowl of ice cream.
And chocolate.
Because that's why Valentine's Day is a holiday anyways, right?

xoxo,





Wednesday, February 10, 2016

6/52

*A photograph of each of my children, once a week in 2016*


Cohen
Okay, so I know this is a little blurry but this is my child in his prime.  He figured out how to slide on the basketball court so he would run down before his team and slide.  I'm taking my other lens this week so hopefully I can get some better close-up shots of this crazy cat.



Lola
Miss Diva thought it was a fun game going up and down the bleachers during her brother's game.  After two falling-down-the-stairs incidents last week I'm a bit hesitant when it comes to Lola and stairs.  She then decided to take off and play tag on the court, only to greet me with a big ol' smack in the face when I scooped her up.  I'm telling you people, this girl is a hormonal mess sometimes.


Remy
So remember that time this one cut a tooth and I didn't even know!?!? You guys!  She won't even be 4 months until this weekend - how did that happen!!!  I put my finger in her mouth tonight only to be greeted with a sharp little tooth cut right through the gums.  Time is a thief...a big ass thief.  But it worked out perfectly because Cohen has been concerned about where the tooth fairy took his tooth and we told him she took it to give to Remy.  And she really did.


xoxo,

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

It's Back - Terrible TWOSday

So we've hit another milestone in our house - another round of the Terrible Twos.  Okay, if you've followed me long enough then you know the trouble didn't really start for Cohen until he turned into a threenager.  Unfortunately Lola had plans to turn into a raging, hormonal teenager at the mere age of 2.  Seriously, if you want to know if the Terrible Twos are real then look them up in the dictionary and Lola's face will pop right up in the definition.  This kid can flip a switch in the blink of an eye.  And I mean that.  Like if I blink my eyes wrong at her she will go cray cray on me.  I'm sure it's a combination of the age and all of her life changes right now but for real peeps - there are times I want to go hide in my closet from this monster.  

I'm hoping these posts become more light-hearted moments and ones we can laugh about, like they were for Cohen.  But lately Lola has these crazy Jekyll and Hyde moments that will make a grown man (aka my husband) shake in his boots.  You know that song, "Whatever Lola wants.  Lola gets."  It speaks the damn truth.  Yesterday, for example, when Kurtis left to take Sophie home Lola was determined to go.  But she wasn't going so we told her no.  And guess who runs out of the house?  Let's just say it wasn't me because I was stuck with a devil child who screamed and cried for 30 minutes straight.  I'm not proud to say I lured her out of it with a popsicle but Jesus people, the kid is relentless.

It starts like this...



Then will go like this...


And ends like this.


And this is a mild fit.

Let's just chalk it up to middle child syndrome?
Either way it's going to be a long year and I pray to God that he does not test me with a Threenager after this.  If that's the case you can find me hiding in the bathroom with a bottle of wine.

You think I'm joking.

xoxo,

Monday, February 8, 2016

"Doh" You Want to Be My Valentine?

One of my favorite holidays as a teacher is Valentine's Day.  I love to create little cards for my class to pass out.  The last few years I've decided against candy and created Valentines with novelty items like pencils, bubbles and fun straws.  Since I'm not in the classroom this year, I decided to make cards for Cohen to pass out to his friends.  He was very adamant on getting gummy bracelets but as I mentioned the word Play-Doh, he was okay with doing those cards too.

I whipped these puppies out on PicMonkey and it was kind of ridiculous how easy they were to make.  You can print them out on cardstock or use cardstock as a backing to make them thicker.  Then you just cut the little holes out in the middle, put your Play-Doh in there and secure it with a cute piece of Valentine's themed tape that can be found in the dollar bin at Target.





I included the link to the printable below.  When I printed mine, I scaled it to 30% and they came out to the perfect size.  I'm going to let Lola hand out a few of these to her friends from her old class just so she doesn't feel left out.  Okay and because they are too fun to make.


Happy Valentine's Day!

xoxo,

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

5/52

*A photograph of each of my children, once a week in 2016*

Cohen
Yes, it is real.  This kid lost his first tooth.  It has basically been hanging by a thread for a few weeks now and apparently his friend ran into him at school and it flew out of his mouth.  It was funny because I was at the dentist talking with my hygienist and she was telling me to pull it out soon so the tooth coming in wouldn't go too crooked.  The one next to it is super loose as well so it's only a matter of time.  I may have cried a little bit.


Lola
We used to combine her bath with Cohen, but lately we have been giving Miss Lola her bath alone.  Funny thing is that it makes bath time a million times more manageable.  You say the word bath and she literally grabs your hand, walks you to her bathroom and gets out the bubbles for you.  Just don't give her a bubble beard because girlfriend does not care for that one.

Remy
I can't get over those baby blues.  They melt me.  We got out the exersaucer this week because Remy's head control is doing pretty well.  Her intense concentration on the toys cracks me up.  I can't wait until her feet touch and she can actually play with the stuff.

xoxo,

Monday, February 1, 2016

Making Breakfast Count

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CarnationSweepstakes #BetterBreakfast #CollectiveBias

I'll be the first to say that I'm not a morning person.  I'm kind of one of those people who likes to get ready in silence, without people talking to me until I'm awake and ready to get going for the day.  Unfortunately I did not pass this trait on to my children.  Cohen wakes up the moment the sun hits his curtains and is ready to go for the day, asking twenty questions along the way.  For awhile this was a hard thing to get used to, especially when I was up all night with a new baby.  However now that we have a bit of routine down I actually enjoy my mornings and look forward to see his smiling bedhead full of life.  But lately the mornings have been feeling rushed.  I'm going to blame it on the fact that it stays dark here until almost 9 o'clock.  It has been hard to get moving and we all are struggling to wake up - even Mr. Question Mark.  So I've decided to create a new morning routine to help us all get the day off on the right foot - starting with breakfast.  Now, my kids have never been big breakfast people but we all know that it is the most important meal of the day.  One of my go-to meals for the family has been my mom's homemade banana bread recipe.  It offers a good combination of fruit and grains in one meal and is actually super easy to make.  Plus I can make it on Sunday and one loaf will last us the entire week - unless my husband gets a hold of it.

I headed to Kroger to get the week's meals and snacks.  I was on a mission to find my banana bread ingredients and was excited to start the new week with a yummy breakfast with my littles.  But as I was browsing the breakfast aisle my eye caught Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Powder located near the cereal.  Immediately my memories were flooded of breakfast time as a kid.  My mom used to make my sister and I a nice cold, chocolate glass to kick start our mornings.  Being reminded of these memories I wanted to see how I could incorporate Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Powder into my banana bread.  I decided to substitute the vanilla extract for a packet of vanilla powder - it was my twist on creating new breakfast memories with Carnation Breakfast Essentials® with my own family.  I also grabbed a pack of Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Ready-to-Drink-Bottles for my husband to take to work with him.  And maybe to hide a few for myself too...




As I began prepping to make our Vanilla Banana Bread, I was making a mental plan of how our new morning routine was going to look.  Since Cohen goes to school three days a week, I decided I was going to get up early to get my workout in before he got up.  Then I would have his breakfast all set out and ready to go so we could take our time and talk to one another before the girls woke up.  I love having my Cohen time, especially since we don't get enough one-on-one times these days!


But I'm telling you this bread is so simple yet amazing.  And the perfect nutritious staple to start off your day!

Vanilla Banana Bread

You Need:
--1 cup of mashed bananas (about 2 large bananas - the browner, the better!)
--2 eggs
--1 3/4 cups of white whole wheat flour
--1/2 cup of unsweetened applesauce
--1/2 cup of honey
--1/4 cup of milk
--1 teaspoon baking soda
--1/2 teaspoon salt
--1/2 teaspoon cinnamon  
--1 packet of Vanilla Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Powder


How to Make Vanilla Banana Bread:
1.  Begin by preheating the oven to 325 degrees.


2.  Whisk together the honey and applesauce in a large bowl.



3.  Next add the eggs, mashed bananas and milk.  Whisk these all together again.



4.  Then add the baking soda, cinnamon and salt.

5.  Add your packet of Vanilla Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Powder.



6.  Lastly, fold in the flour and mix together.

7.  Pour your batter into a greased loaf pan and sprinkle the top with a little bit of cinnamon.  Bake for 1 hour.


8.  Let your Vanilla Banana Bread cool for about 10 minutes in the pan and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely before cutting.


It was all I could do to keep everyone - including the dog, away from our breakfast Vanilla Banana Bread.  I guess that's a good thing though, right?



The next morning I followed my new morning routine exactly as I had mentally planned it out.  I got up and worked out, showered and had Cohen's breakfast set up and ready for him when he woke up for school.  The two of us talked and enjoyed our Vanilla Banana Bread.  It was nice to take time and enjoy breakfast without feeling rushed out the door.  I even had time to listen to his twenty questions about sharks, ghosts and of course, Big Foot.  Then the girls woke up, we got them dressed and together the four of us headed to drop Cohen off at school for the day.  It's amazing how something as little as a well planned breakfast can turn one's attitude around.  My week started off on a happy foot and honestly I feel like Cohen had a much better week at school too.




So, now it's your turn!  Carnation Breakfast Essentials® wants to help you get into a better breakfast routine too.  Our family is taking the next 7 days to enjoy a nutritious breakfast together during the 7-Day Breakfast Challenge.  Together we will complete simple breakfast missions all through February to try and win prizes.  It will be a fun addition to our new breakfast routine!

Ready to get started? Follow these easy steps

2. Complete a simple yet fun breakfast mission for a chance to win. New prizes revealed every day!

3. Come back any day in February to complete missions and see new prizes. The prizes range from a Fitbit to a GoPro and other awesome stuff!

4. Head to your favorite store to purchase a Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Nutritional Product and upload your receipt for five extra entries per day.


Share with Me!
What do your morning routines look like?  How would you slow down and make breakfast count with your family?


xoxo,

Thursday, January 28, 2016

4/52

*A photograph of each of my children, once a week in 2016*


Cohen
The other day as we were brushing his teeth I noticed a little tooth growing behind his super loose tooth.  Remind me why he is losing his teeth when he was just a little chub like yesterday?  Time you're a thief.



Lola
I told her no popsicle and she said, "ahh hell no."  Okay, not really but she did knock the baby swing over in a furious tantrum.  Oh Lord Jesus help me survive life with this one...



Remy
Pretty girl has found her voice and her new favorite activity is screaming at the top of her lungs.  Luckily she is doing it out of joy otherwise we wouldn't be laughing so hard when she does it.


xoxo,

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Cutest Little Cups That I Ever Did See

*This is a sponsored post on behalf of Philips Avent.  A special thanks for the opportunity to review the My Penguin Sippy Cup.  All opinions are my own.*


Okay, we all love Fridays but I REALLY love Fridays.  What used to be
"Donut Friday" has now turned into "Cuddle Friday."  Sounds amazing, right?  Since Cohen doesn't have school on this day, the four of us cuddle up in bed with our milk and cereal, and watch cartoons until we feel ready to get up and get going.  I can't tell you how good it feels to start the day off on our own pace - it is the perfect way to end a long week!  However, you know what I don't love - leaking sippy cups.  The other day Lola's cup decided to leak all over my nice clean sheets and freshly laundered comforter.  I'm quite certain that the majority of the milk ended up on my linens and not in the cup.  No matter how tight I sealed the lid or how hard I pushed in the valve, the milk would somehow find its way out. 

I was on a mission to find a leak-proof cup for my Lola Girl.  But I'm rather particular when it comes to my sippy cup collection.  Philips Avent has always been a brand that I have trusted with my family so when the opportunity arose to try the new My Penguin Sippy Cup, I was beyond thrilled!  

There are several features about this cup that stand out, especially to a mom with a super busy toddler:
--My Penguin Cup has an angled spout with a built-in valve for 100% leak free drinking.  (The valve is so easy to put back into the cup - my husband seriously didn't believe me when I showed him!)  This also helps develop a natural drinking position. 


--It has trainer handles with soft grips that are integrated into the cup's shape - this helps toddlers hold it independently.

--Most importantly, the cup is made from BPA free material and all parts are dishwasher safe for easy cleaning!



Another one of my favorite features are the measurement marks on the side.  My poor Lola has tummy troubles and has to take medicine dissolved in juice on a daily basis.  I like to dilute the juice with water, so the the measurement marks have helped me ensure that I am giving her more parts water and less parts juice.  Plus the cute penguin design has actually made Lola want to drink her juice when usually it is a chore to get her to do so!



I am definitely sold on the Philips Avent My Penguin Cup.  Our Friday morning cuddle fests have continued on, but this time with less of a mess, which means more snuggle time with my littles!



Buy It!
 Visit Philips Avent online to find your closest My Penguin Cup retailer!  But you better hurry because this a winter exclusive cup that is only available for a limited time!  


Share with me!
What are your favorite sippy cup features for your kiddos?  

xoxo,



Monday, January 25, 2016

Baby Favorites Newborn to 3 Months

I remember getting ready to start our baby registry for Cohen and being completely overwhelmed.  There were SO many things people will say you need when in fact, you don't need them at all.  Honestly, with your first baby you have no clue as to what you will need or even use.  It is like you are getting thrown to the wolves to fend for yourselves!  Then, when you have your second baby, you remember what came in handy and literally buy that stuff in bulk.  When Lola was this age I shared some of my favorite baby products that we used with her.  I thought I would update my list and share some of my favorites for Remy this time around to hopefully help some first time mamas out there feel not so overwhelmed like I did!


Here are a few of my favorite products for newborn to 3 months.

1.  Fisher Price Rock n Play - This thing was used for all three babies and it was a lifesaver.  We used this in our room instead of a bassinet.  One of my favorite features is the incline which definitely helped my gassy and fussy babies.  Plus it folds up and is super portable, unlike the Pack and Play.  Ours is over five years old and Fisher Price has added some great features to the Rock n Play since, but I promise you, this is something you definitely want to add to your registry!

2.  Levana Ayden Baby Video Monitor - When Cohen turned two, I bought our first video monitor from Craigslist.  I still use it with Lola even though it is comparable in size to a small television.  I love this Levana Ayden Baby Monitor for so many reasons!  It is small, portable, easy to use and has great features like music, a push-to-talk button and temperature monitoring.  I shared my review on it a few weeks ago and I am still loving this monitor.

3.  Boon Grass Countertop Drying Rack - I purchased one of these for Lola and since then I actually got another one off of a garage sale site for $3.  I use our Grass for bottles, pacifiers and even my pumping parts.  It sits nicely on the corner of our countertop and is super easy to clean.  This is my go-to baby shower gift for all of my friends.

4.  Ollie Swaddle - This my friends, is what I refer to as the Cadillac of all baby swaddles.  I can't explain how OBSESSED I am with our Ollie Swaddle.  Definitely check out their website to learn more about the story behind this swaddle because it truly is amazing.  This swaddle is super easy to use, stretchy and the fabric is soft as ever. 

5.  Little Tikes Sit & Play Bouncer by Diono - I reviewed this seat for Lola and we have gotten a ton of use out of it for Remy this time around.  One of my favorite features about this bouncer is the fact that it is more upright than a typical bouncer, which has definitely helped with the spit-up factor.  It also has sound and vibration features which are nice for the newborn stage.

6. Playtex VentAire Baby Bottle - These bottles have been used with all three of my babies.  Like the Rock n Play, the technology has been updated in the last five years but these bottles are still my favorite.  They have minimal parts which make cleaning easy and Playtex sells a variety of nipple sizes to help with moms who transition between the bottle and breast.  Plus the angled shape helps eliminate bubbles so no air can get into baby's tummy during a feeding.

7.  Ergo Original Soft Baby Carrier - My friend let me borrow her Ergo and I have become a true fan of this baby carrier.  I love how I can hold Remy snuggly against my chest but continue to get work done.  I will be honest, it did take some time to figure out how to put it on quickly but I think I have it down now.  I'm kind of obsessed with the fur lined Ergo, but considering this is our last baby, there is no need to purchase another baby carrier I won't use too much longer. 



Hopefully this list is a good starter for some of your first time mamas who aren't quite sure where to start.  But let me straightforward with you - when it doubt, register for diapers and wipes every time.

xoxo,


Thursday, January 21, 2016

3/52

*A photograph of each of my children, once a week in 2016*


Cohen
My sweet boy gets sweeter by the day - but don't get me wrong, he still has his moments.  Tonight I heard him get ticked at Lola and yell, "Stop it you Poopy Ass!"  Good thing he couldn't see my face as I disciplined him for that one.

Lola
She decided to serenade Remy and I with "Let It Go" not once, but twice the other day as we were getting ready for the day.  I need to remember this sweet moments for times when she, oh you know, throws my phone and cracks the screen.

 Remy
 Oh hey there pretty blue eyes!  This one has been full of snuggles, laughs and smiles lately and I will do everything in my power to soak it all up...until she decides to soak me in projectile spit up or explosive blow outs.


xoxo,


 


Wednesday, January 20, 2016

New Techology Slashes Electricity Bills for Texans

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Energy Ogre.


I'm all about finding ways to save money, especially as our family grows!  Because as the seasons change, so do our electricity bills.  Every year I think they get more expensive, which can really kill the pocketbook.  Like yesterday, when our furnace ran for over 23 hours continuously! Seriously, I'm cringing just thinking about our next electric bill.  Luckily, if you live in a deregulated market in Texas (and millions do), there is a new technology company that is helping people save 40-60% off their energy bills.

First, take just a few minutes and use this savings calculator to learn what you could be paying based on your usage. Energy Ogre is a one-of-a-kind technology company. The technology scours the current offers in Texas and finds the best deal for you. Homeowners, apartment renters, business owners are all saving some SERIOUS money.

Important Note: Energy Ogre is NOT an energy provider and the company doesn't get paid by any energy provider for preferential treatment. They only find the best deal for the end consumer. They are a highly rated company with 5.0 reviews.

After using the calculator and learning how much you can save, you have the option to pay Energy Ogre $10 a month to become your "administrative assistant" and make changes on your behalf. This takes the hassle out of dealing with your energy providers and you just sit back and save big money!


Here are a just a few of the reviews that you can read on Energy Ogre's Facebook Page.


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Adam: "Energy Ogre is the best! I got out of a contract with an early termination fee and still saved lots of money!"



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Kathy: "Got my first bill after signing up with Ogre and my bill dropped from the high $200s to $85! I was in shock .. but very happy!"







The personnel behind Energy Ogre have been involved with the Texas electricity markets since well before they deregulated in 2002. This group has built power plants, scheduled fuel and electricity and even owned and managed Retail Electricity Providers in the recent past. In 2013 they decided to create Energy Ogre to help end use customers fully unlock the benefits of the deregulated electricity markets.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Balls

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #StartWithJifPowder #CollectiveBias


It's a new year so that means a new opportunity to start with a clean slate.  I was recently given the okay by my doctor to start working out again and I'm determined to lose these last 5 lbs to hit my pre-pregnancy weight.  While I'm an avid runner and exerciser, my weakness is in the food department.  I'm a huge snacker and I will start the day off great but by the afternoon I turn into a ravenous beast!  Plus the extra calories I'm burning from nursing do not help my hunger problem either.  I decided I needed to stock up on some snacks that would be easy to grab and eat as I continued on with my busy day. But I also needed ones that weren't full of unnecessary sugars and fat but offered a good amount of protein to keep me going until the next meal.  I hated that I would ruin a good workout by succumbing to the super sugary snacks that would basically deplete any hard work that I had done for that day.  And we all know that is not how I'm going to get back into those skinny jeans again.  A little while back I had made these yummy No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Balls that I just kept in the fridge to grab and snack on when the hunger beast started to strike.  They were super easy to make so I figured I would try them out again.

While I was at Walmart stocking up on the ingredients, I noticed Jif Peanut Powder located a few shelves above the peanut butter.  Now, I love me some peanut butter - especially on apples or bananas.  And while it is loaded with tons of protein, it is higher in fat than I'd like to use in these protein balls.  Jif Peanut Powder is made from just one ingredient - fresh roasted peanuts - and has no added sugar or salt like the competitors.  Plus is has the same amount of nourishing protein as traditional peanut butter, but with 85% less fat.  Jif Peanut Powder was the perfect way to add the peanut taste to my protein balls but with less calories and sugar!

 


As I started to get things ready for my recipe, I was quickly reminded how easy my No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Balls were to make!

You Need:

For Peanut Butter
--3 tablespoons of Jif Peanut Powder
--1 1/2 tablespoons of Water
--1/2 teaspoon of sugar

 No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Balls Ingredients
--1 cup of Old Fashioned Oats
--1/2 cup of Chocolate Chips
--1/4 cup of Honey
--1 tablespoon of protein powder
--Jif Peanut Powder mixture


How to Make the Protein Balls:
1.  Begin by combining your Jif Peanut Powder, water and sugar together in a small bowl.  Combine until mixture is smooth. 





2.  In a larger bowl, combine the oats, chocolate chips and honey.  Also include your Jif Peanut Powder mixture into the bowl.


3.  Mix the ingredients together and cover the bowl.  Put it in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes to set.

4.  While your mixture is setting, line a baking sheet with a piece of wax or parchment paper.  Then, after 30 minutes, take your mixture of out of the fridge and form little balls out of it.  Place the balls on the wax paper and put it back into the refrigerator for one more hour.






5.  Finally, take out and serve chilled!



These things are amaze-balls!  Plus the Jif Peanut Powder offers a similar peanut taste just like I would get if I used regular peanut butter - but with less sugar and fat!  I keep my Peanut Butter Protein Balls in a container in the fridge and just pop a few out at a time when I need a little snack, especially after a heavy workout.  My sweet tooth can be satisfied yet I'm not ruining my hard work from my exercise by overindulging on cookies or other sweet treats.  I'm confident I will meet my pre-pregnancy goal weight in no time and can't wait to fit back into those skinny jeans! 


Share with Me!
Now that I've shared with you a simple recipe using Jif Peanut Powder, I'd love to hear how you would use it in your favorite recipe too!


xoxo,