No Bake Energy Bites

These are easy to make & a crowd pleaser!  My friend Liz gave me this recipe and it is a go to staple for my house, especially during football and baseball season.  Kids and grown-ups gobble these up!  Honestly it will take you 15 minutes tops to make these.  They keep in the fridge for 10 days...if they last that long!   1 Cup Toasted Old Fashioned Oats (toast in oven for 10 minutes at 375 degrees) 1/2 Cup Peanut butter (or any other nut butter, my favorite is Almond Butter) 1/3 C Honey 1 Cup Toasted Coconut Flakes (you

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Winter in Illinois

If you are a lover of winter you may not appreciate this post.  I was born in July and am a SUMMER girl at heart.  Down to my core.  I LOVE SUMMERTIME!  Ok you get it. Winter in Illinois... is so unpredictable.  I know its January and yes, we have had some winter fun. My oldest son celebrated his 10th birthday -YES 10!!  How crazy is that?! For his birthday we enjoyed a sledding party with a few of his friends. [caption id="attachment_431" align="alignnone" width="300"] This was the BEST party ever!  The kids sled down big hills, attempted snow boarding,

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