Dole Disney-Inspired Princess Recipes Perfect for this Summer

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Dole’s healthy-living initiative, “A Recipe for Courage and Kindness” inspired by Disney’s Ultimate Princess Celebration is a super fun way to give Disney lovers a chance to test drive (and then taste!) some fun, healthy, and delicious recipes. Running through September 30, 2021, Dole’s initiative features 20 healthy new recipes themed to Disney’s 12 Princesses from Snow White in 1937 to Moana in 2016.  Dole is sharing with us how easy it is to gather ingredients ahead of time and then enjoy some inspirational family time. Here’s the scoop.   …

The Best Gifts for Father’s Day 2021

Best Father's Day Gifts 2021

Father’s Day is just around the corner, so you know what that means – it’s time to find a gift for Dad. And whether he’s artsy, outdoorsy, quirky, or downright traditional, we’ve got you covered this year. From products you’ve never thought of to items to enjoy family time, here are our top picks for Father’s Day 2021 gifts! Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links. If you click on a link and make a purchase, I’ll make a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thank you for…

2021 Mother’s Day Gifts that Will Put a Smile on Her Face

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Not sure what to get Mom? Want something unique that also shows her how much you care? I’ve got you covered! I combed the internet looking for adorable, practical, funny, and unique 2021 Mother’s Day gifts that offer something for everyone. Here are my top picks for this year. Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links. If you click on a link and make a purchase, I’ll make a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thank you for supporting sand and Snow! Also, several of the products were…

Renovatio’s East Liverpool Review: Food, Service, and Ambiance

Renovatio's Review East Liverpool

Opening weekend, Renovatio’s was kind enough to squeeze us in for a review of the new East Liverpool restaurant. And, happily, we were able to try a little bit of everything. From food to service to theming, here’s our Renovatio’s Taproom & Restaurant review! Disclosure: All photos for this review are ours and the words written are my honest opinion.  Where is Renovatio’s? If you’re not familiar with Downtown East Liverpool, Renovatio’s is located right on the main drag. Occupying the former Potters Savings & Trust Co. building, it sits…

Where to eat in Orange Beach & Gulf Shores – 10 Fun Spots

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If I’m in The South, I’m eating like a local. So, I want to know where the residents like to eat and what the dining hot spots are. On a recent three-day visit, I tried a little bit of everything and came away with a feel of Orange Beach and Gulf Shores hot spots. From diners with a cool vibe to coffee spots to seafood restaurants, here’s where to eat in Orange Beach & Gulf Shores.  Disclosure: I was graciously hosted by the folks at Gulf Shores & Orange Beach…

100+ Meatless Meals for Meatless Mondays or Any Day of the Week

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Whether you’re trying to cut back and simply don’t want to eat meat, or are wanting to try some spins on traditional dishes, here are over 100 meatless meals for Meatless Mondays, all tried and true from popular websites.  At least once a week, I and my family try to have a meatless dinner. and, because of my Cheesy Pierogy Pizza Recipe, I thought I’d make a list of some amazing recipes to share with my readers. That list turned out to be quite a big one with over 100…

Super Easy 3 Ingredient Biscuit Recipe

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These biscuits are ideal for days when you want delicious, easy to make biscuits. Honestly, I’ve been making them on days when I run out of bread and they’re so quick. Here’s my easy 3 ingredient biscuit recipe that can be customized for both sweet and savory styles.  Quick backstory: I recently came home from the Gulf Shores and fell in love with their cuisine, including having biscuits for breakfast. A restaurant in Biloxi, MS, inspired me to come up with a biscuit recipe that’s not only super easy to…

Chicken Guy! Disney Springs: The Best Quick Service Restaurant?

Chicken Guy! Sandwiches: Bourbon Brown BBQ on left, Big Bite B.L.A.T on right.

Disney Springs at Walt Disney World has a fun, affordable restaurant: Chicken Guy! Not only is it a fresh take on a classic menu, but the food is absolutely delicious. Is Chicken Guy! Disney Springs the best Quick Service Restaurant? Here’s the scoop. Disclosure: I was hosted by the fine folks at Chicken Guy! to give you the scoop on why it’s worth a visit. All opinions (and photos) are my own!   If you’ve ever read one of my restaurant reviews (thank you!), you know I’m all about chicken…

Cherry Valley Hotel Restaurant Review: Craftsman Kitchen & Terrace

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The Cherry Valley Hotel in Newark, OH, has recently opened its doors and is expanding with a new conference center and tap house as I type (to open in early 2020), but what about its sit-down restaurant? From the menu shining stars to ambiance to wait staff, here’s my Cherry Valley Hotel Restaurant review: Craftsman Kitchen & Terrace.  Disclosure: We Were graciously hosted by the folks at Cherry Valley Hotel and Conference Center to give you the scoop on its dining. All opinions are my own! When it comes to…

2019 Pittsburgh Whiskey Festival: A Photo Recap

2019 Pittsburgh Whiskey Festival: 1792 Bourbon

If you attended the 2019 Pittsburgh Whiskey Festival, you undoubtedly had a a great time, just like we did. If you didn’t, and are looking for a recap, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s the scoop on the festival fun including photos and video. Cheers! Disclosure: We were graciously hosted by the folks at Pittsburgh Magazine for the 2019 Pittsburgh Whiskey Festival. All opinions (and photos!) are our own! When you have a husband that loves whiskey and bourbon, there’s no way to not attend one of the biggest…