My kids go through a LOT of granola bars.  They know there is a “one bar” limit in our house per day, but they always test me to see if I will break! 😉  The thing with granola bars is that they feel a lot like dessert (especially the chocolate chips ones).  I will admit …

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For Valentine's day make 5 Minutes Easy Heart Pretzels, grab a cute little container, attach the free printable label and your treats are ready to give!

There’s so much to be said for giving a handmade treat instead of just something off the store shelf. Handmade treats don’t have to be hard or even take long to make. This Valentine’s Day you can make these 5 Minute Easy Heart Pretzels, grab a cute little container, attach the printable label and your …

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This post brought to you by Cuties. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Sports Mom Survival Guide. We all want our kids to be healthy. (Especially after the holidays, when they’ve had so much sugar!)  BUT sometimes it can be hard to get them to eat things that are good for them, …

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We love how easy this Fall Snack Mix is to make! Everyone who stops by can't stop eating it--a perfect mix of sweet a salty that quickly becomes addictive!

When fall rolls around, we cannot resist having a bowl of this snack mix hanging around in the kitchen! There is something undeniably delicious about a mix of peanuts and candy corn!  It’s a small party in your mouth!…and then throw in a little more sweet (the m&m’s) with just a tad more salty (the …

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Every time I make this Toffee Apple Dip it's such a huge hit, it disappears before my eyes. What I love the most is that it takes just 5 minutes to make!

Having a team party, family gathering or even just a ladies night out this fall?  You can make this yummy Toffee Apple Dip in just 5 minutes! Every time I make it, it seems to disappear before my eyes because it’s a huge hit! If you are not a fan of toffee, you can replace …

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I don’t know about you but I have this need to go above and beyond what is expected.  It’s a curse, really!  I can’t help myself.  If I have friends coming over for dinner I need everything to perfect…like the top of the fridge needs to be dust-free.  Are my friends REALLY going to check …

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School starts tomorrow for our kids, and this means we are back to packing lunches! In our home we typically pack for a few reasons: reduce cost (with 3 kids, buying lunches everyday of the month would cost us at a minimum about $160) nutrition volume (a school hot lunch is not enough to fill …

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Our summer has involved a whole lot of rain. This means not a ton of outside time, few trips to the pool and trying to stay busy inside. Getting your kids busy in the kitchen is an awesome way for them to not only learn their way around the kitchen but to begin to feel …

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This post brought to you by TruMoo Milk. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Sports Mom Survival Guide. Summer is almost here!!!  Before we know it the kids will be home and our days will look a little (or a lot) different from those spent with them in school.   I don’t …

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Mornings at our house can be so hectic.  My kids generally get something simple like cereal on school mornings, but every now and then I will make a batch of breakfast parfait pops.  They are delicious and all we have to do is pull them out of the freezer! These are so simple, the kids can …

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We are always on the go and this Kid's Favorite Snack Mix is so easy and fast to mix together and keep on hand for school lunches, snack and to grab-and-go!

Updated October 2017 – Maybe they need a quick pick-me-up right after school or something to nibble on in the car on the way to practice! Whatever the case, we all want healthy options for our kids to enjoy. And there are few children that will pass up any one of these crunchy, salty and …

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If your kids are like mine, they are:  A. always hungry B. always in a rush and  C. grabbing food as they walk out the door. Trying to get them to slow down and grab something healthy is a constant battle. They think a handful of pretzels will be enough fuel to get them through …

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Looking for a fast and easy treat for your new years party? Grab this recipe for easy new years snack mix! You can make it in just 5 minutes!

We are rolling on through the holidays! Up next we celebrate 2015! You might be heading to a party or even hosting one.  There’s also a chance you are planning a quiet family night at home. No matter what you are doing, it’s always fun to have at least a tiny festive celebration! Try this …

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We are all looking for fun and EASY treats to bring to practices and games, so this month we are doing a series on sports themed foods. These sweet treats were a breeze to whip up and came out so cute, don’t you think?? What you need:  brownie mix (or two)  and required ingredients, powdered …

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It is pool season!!!  I have been looking forward to going to the pool since the beginning of winter.  Unfortunately, we aren’t lucky enough to have one in our back yard, but we do have a neighborhood pool.  The older my girls get, the more time we spend there during the summer.  It is so …

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  We all know the feeling…you have have exactly 14.5 minutes from the time they get off the bus until you need to be in the car on your way to practice or a game.   It’s only about  30 seconds before they walk in the door you start to even think about what your …

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