Mommy Katie

Thursday, January 19, 2017

#Giveaway America’s Greatest School Nurse Contest + $25 Gift Card and Prize Pack


This post has been sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All thoughts and reviews are my own.


When it comes to our kids who are school aged, we find that during the school year, especially during the cold and flu seasons, that we depend on the staff and faculty at the schools to care for our kids during the day. Like many, I can really appreciate all that the school nurse at my kid's schools do for them. From the fixing of a scrape after tripping on the playground, to taking their temps and caring for them in the nurses office as they wait for either myself or my husband to arrive, I find that the school nurses play a big role in the care for our kids when they are at school. So when I was told about the America's Greatest School Nurse contest being held by Pfizer, I was excited to learn more about the contest and also share this initiative with my readers.


See when it comes to my kids and caring for them in the home, I depend on the products from the Pfizer Pediatrics line of products. With the line up, I can get those products to keep on hand in the home such as the Children's Advil to help relieve fevers and pain, along with the Children's Dimetapp and Children's Robitussin to help when they come down with those coughs and colds. Allowing me to give my kids the care they need when they need it at home. I also like knowing that aside from having these products in the home, that when my kids get sick when they are at school, that our school nurse will be there to care for them until I can get there to bring them home. And with the America's Greatest School Nurse contest, parents and teachers from all over the country can nominate those school nurses who go above and beyond to care for their kids and students. Once the school nurses have been nominated, one school nurse from each state will get the chance to win a prize pack valued at $500, and one grand prize winner will get the title of America’s Greatest School Nurse and a trip for a getaway from school sickness!

The time for nominating those amazing school nurses is now through February 23rd. Then once the nominations have been logged, the voting for America's Greatest School Nurse will open up on April 3rd and remain open until April 16th! Which gives parents and teachers the time they need to help give their favorite school nurses the recognition they deserve! You can find more info on this contest along with how you can nominate your students school nurse by going to AmericasGreatestSchoolNurse.com Also be sure to enter to win a Pfizer Pediatrics prize pack that includes a $25 Visa Gift Card in the giveaway form below.





*It is important to remember to always read and keep the cartons for complete warnings and dosing information on Pfizer Pediatric products and to use as directed.


Wednesday, January 18, 2017

#Giveaway Celebrate Valentine's Day with See's Candies ($25 Gift Card)


It is hard to believe that the new year is underway and also that Valentines Day is just around the corner, but it is true and with that I find that now is the time to start seeking out those gifts to give to those you love and care about this Valentines Day. Like many, I love chocolate. I mean, I really love my chocolate, and one place that I enjoy heading to when it comes to seeking out those chocolate gifts to give for Valentines Day is See's Candies! So naturally, when I was given the chance to head to one of the local See's Candies stores to pick up some Valentine's gifts for my family, I was excited to go and check out, and even sample the selection!


I like that when I head to my local See's Candies store that I am greeted by the staff with a sample of some of their amazing candies that they have available. This is great because it allows me to get a taste of what all they have to offer, and help make my shopping a little easier. I also like that when it comes to giving those adorable boxes of chocolates that I enjoy both giving and receiving, that I can first pick out that perfect box to put the chocolates in then head to the counter and fill the boxes up with the variety that I see as fitting as I look over the large selection of individual candies that are available.

Then when it comes to finding those candy gifts that are great for giving to the kids and also include some non chocolate items, I like that I can find a great selection of gift ready candies on the display racks around the store! Which in all makes the choice to head to your local See's Candies store or to their online shop, one that will help to make the Valentines gift giving an extra sweet one for those you are shopping for this year! And to help with your Valentines Day shopping, the wonderful people from See's Candies would like to give one of my amazing readers a $25 See's Candies Gift Card!








Product received, thank you to See's Candies as well as the PR for supplying me with a product for this review, all opinions are my own.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Why Luxury Watches Will Update Your Outfit in an Instant


Ah, January! It’s a great time to take stock and give your wardrobe a long overdue clear out. Do you really need five plain white shirts, for instance? And how many pairs of smart shoes should one person own?

If you’ve been considering taking everything out of your closet and starting again, think about doing it in these first – let’s face it, pretty dreary – months of the New Year.

You can trim down your clobber and still look great – and here’s why: perfect style isn’t always about the clothes you wear, but what you complement them with. That statement piece of jewelery, bold printed hat, or yes, even that watch you received for Christmas, could help you update your look in an instant. Why?

Watches, in particular, offer the ideal way to make a striking statement. They’re a practical accessory and they don’t scream ‘look at me!’ in the same way a vibrant coat or head scarf might.







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If you’re someone who opts for simple yet stylish clothes for work or home, you’ll know that your watch plays a big part in updating your look by ensuring you always look well put together.

They’re easy to slip on and, providing you choose the right one, it’ll complement just about any outfit too.

A tailored suit, for example, will always look great with a simple silver watch. While a quirky weekend outfit, on the other hand, could help you stand out even more if you pair it with the right timepiece.

Luxury watches don’t have to cost a fortune, either, with plenty of great styles available online at not-to-be-missed prices. Want to update your look but want to save some money in the process? Think about investing in a key piece like a nice watch and swap and share other items with friends to ensure your wardrobe gets an overhaul without breaking the bank.

If you’re feeling uninspired by your clothes, organise a ‘swap and share’ party with friends. You simply host the evening and friends and family can bring up to five unwanted items, accessories work best as they can be worn by everyone, regardless of their dress size – to swap with the group. It’s a lovely way to update your clothing collection without having to spend any money – plus it’s a nice idea for a girls’ night in with a difference and anything that isn’t claimed by your friends can be donated to a good cause.

Already own a statement watch? Head to the clothes swap party to look for accessories that will pair perfectly with your new timepiece. Add coloured scarves, pumps and maybe a new bag to your look and you’ll find that your outfit is updated in no time at all.

Trends may come and go, but one thing’s for certain – and that’s this: watches never go out of fashion. So why not try a new look in 2017 and save pounds by doing so? Luxury watches with budget price tags may be just the thing you’re looking for to give you a New Year pick-me-up.


Saturday, January 14, 2017

#Giveaway Celebrate National Oatmeal Month with Nature's Path


The new year is here and the weather is cold, and like many who have made those resolutions, I find that when it comes to finding the foods to go with that offer a healthy option during these cold months, that those hot food dishes are always a great way to go. For me, I adore my oatmeal, and when it comes to the oatmeal that I enjoy I like to be able to eat it not only for breakfast but add it to other dishes as well. So when I found out that January is National Oatmeal Month, and was sent a pack of oatmeal from the Nature's Path line up, I was excited to check them out and try some of the amazing recipes from the Nature's Path site!


See with the oatmeal varieties that I can get from the Nature's Path line up, I can create a variety of dishes that are not just your basic oatmeal dishes. These include ones like the Hot Oatmeal Raisin Bars, which give me a great go to breakfast or snack item that is tasty and that is great for taking on the go. I also like that along with the recipe for the Hot Oatmeal Raisin Bars, that there are more that I can choose from when I head to the Nature's Path site, allowing me to get more from the oatmeal I adore, and also giving me some variety as we celebrate National Oatmeal Month!

Here are five ways to celebrate National Oatmeal Month:

·       Get Savory: No need to stick to sweet add-ins or think only breakfast, try Oatmeal Risotto with Mushrooms and KaleWhite Bean and Mushroom Bake, or Cheesy Oats with Tomato, Avocado and Spinach.
·       Make “zoats”:  Amp up the nutrition even more with zucchini oats!  Just grate zucchini (for a boost of potassium, vitamin C and vitamin A and just 19 calories a cup) and add to Nature’s Path Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal for a creamy, delicious, nutritious start to your morning.
·       Drink to your health: oatmeal makes a nutritious base for beverages like Oatmeal latte or Homemade oat milk.
·       Sleep On it: Make overnight oats and wake up to a delicious mason jar of flavor, try Coconut Cranberry Overnight Oats or Overnight Oats with Crunchy Sunrise Topping
·       Think outside the bowl: Take your oatmeal on the go with Oat and Yogurt Breakfast Bars Hot Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars, or Hot Oatmeal Raisin Bars

Then when it comes to learning more about the benefits that myself and my family can get by adding the Nature's Path Oatmeal varieties to our diet, I like that I can head to the Nature's Path each Friday during the month of January at 11am PST and tune in as nutritionists share their daily routines and how they start their days with oatmeal! Which in all makes celebrating National Oatmeal Month with Nature's Path a fun way to explore the different products, recipes and health benefits that oatmeal has to offer! And to help with celebrating National Oatmeal Month, the wonderful people from Nature's Path would like to give one of my amazing readers a prize pack valued at $50!








Product received, thank you to Nature's Path as well as the PR for supplying me with a product for this review, all opinions are my own.

Monday, January 9, 2017

#Free Anti-Aging Workout DVD

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#Giveaway Fitbit Charge 2


New year, new you. Celebrate a fresh start in 2017 and kickstart your healthy living with a FREE Fitbit Charge 2. There are 50 up for grabs, choose from black, plum, blue or teal! Enter now for a chance to win! 




Sunday, January 8, 2017

#Giveaway Guardians of Oz on DVD, Digital HD and On Demand January 24


Family movie night is a night that we look forward to in my home, and when it comes to finding those movies to add, we like to seek out both the classics we adore along with new movies to add to the mix. So when we were told about the new movie, Guardians of Oz that will be available to bring home on January 24th, we were excited to add it to our list of movies to watch during family movie night!



In this great family movie, you find a story that takes place in the magical land of Oz, but this time the adventure is one that a flying monkey named Ozzy takes in order to save his dad. On his journey, he takes the Wicked Witch's broom, which holds her powers, and makes friends with a young sorceress and other creatures from Oz along the way. Giving you and your family a fun, family movie that is sure to make your family movie night an enjoyable one when you head out on January 24th to bring home your copy of Guardians of Oz on DVD, Digital HD and On Demand. And to help with bringing that fun home, the wonderful people from Lionsgate Home Entertainment would like to give one of my amazing readers their own copy of Guardians of Oz on DVD.





Product received, thank you to Lionsgate Home Entertainment as well as the PR for supplying me with a product for this review, all opinions are my own.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Express Yourself with the Picture My IBS Contest

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When it comes to our bodies, both the inside and out, we find that every body is different and how we interpret different ailments can also vary from person to person. This is because we are created to be different, and with that we find that when certain ailments arise, that we might not have words to describe what we might be feeling, making it to where trying to express how we feel to our doctors can be a lot easier said than done. I know this because when it comes to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and how it can effect daily life, that someone close to me who has dealt with IBS over the past several years, still finds that it can be a difficult subject to talk about and even explain to others. I also learned that through personal experiences as well as the information provided to me for this sponsored post, that when it comes to the discussion of IBS, it has been found in a survey conducted with those with IBS, to be a very hard subject to discuss with a Dr, even harder than discussing STD's. So when I was asked to create content about the Picture My IBS contest where those who suffer or are close to those who suffer from IBS, can express their own journey with IBS through art, I was excited to share the information given to me on behalf of the Picture My IBS initiative for this post, with both my loved one as well as others who have IBS too.


See with the Picture my IBS Contest, you can not only share how you see IBS and how it might affect your life and or the life of your loved ones, but also enter your art for a chance to win one of 3 amazing prizes. The prizes include a grand prize trip for 2 to New York City, luxury hotel and spa accommodations, and more! There will also be 5 other prizes of $100 gift cards awarded and those winners will also get honorable mentions of their artwork.

Creating a piece and entering your piece is also fairly simple. Like for my submission, I found that creating a graphic piece can help my loved one to explain how IBS effects them and even others close to them when it comes to daily life.


Keeping the idea of always needing to know where the closest restroom is in mind, and knowing that those pleasures such as hiking, going on a water adventure, seeing a movie, or making other plans can be a luxury that IBS suffers can not enjoy to the fullest. Which is what makes this initiative that was put together by The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) in collaboration with Allergan and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, one that can help to make a difference and make the communication between IBS patients and their doctors, a little easier and also show those with IBS that they are not alone. Making this contest one that allows patients, doctors and those close to someone with IBS, have a better understanding and find ways to make living with IBS something that is easier to discuss.


So if you or someone close to you suffers from IBS, be sure to check out the Picture My IBS Contest and express yourself through art!



This is a sponsored post written on behalf of the Picture My IBS initiative.

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY UNITED STATES, D.C., AGE 18 OR OVER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. THE SPONSORS OF THE CONTEST ARE ALLERGAN USA, INC. WITH AN OFFICE AT HARBORSIDE FINANCIAL CENTER; PLAZA V, SUITE 1900; JERSEY CITY, NJ 07302; IRONWOOD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. WITH AN OFFICE AT 301 BINNEY STREET, CAMBRIDGE, MA 02142; AND THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF GASTROENTEROLOGY. APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE OF ALL PRIZES IS $6,500. ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND ON NUMBER AND QUALITY OF ENTRIES RECEIVED. ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BETWEEN NOVEMBER 1, 2016 AND FEBRUARY 28, 2017. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY. PLEASE SEE COMPLETE CONTEST TERMS AND CONDITIONS AT PICTUREMYIBS.ORG.


Monday, January 2, 2017

#Giveaway Resolutions for Better Health with the Levoit Aria Natural Himalayan Crystal Salt Lamp


The new year is upon us and I find that my family and I are seeking out the products that will help aid us in keeping those New Years Resolutions. Like many, I chose to find healthier ways of living for the new year, and with that I have found that when it comes to changing things both inside and outside of the home, that there are many tools out there that can help us in achieving those goals in the new year. One such product that I have been interested in trying out in my home as well as adding to my list of products to have in the home when it comes to finding ways to achieve a healthier environment in the home is a Himalayan Crystal Salt Lamp. So when I was sent the Levoit Aria Natural Himalayan Crystal Salt Lamp, I was very curious to check it out and also add it to my list of great products to help with achieving better health in the new year.


Now unlike other items that I have on my list, such as various pieces of equipment for working out with and finding tools to help with cooking healthier meals for myself and my family, I find that this product is great for aiding in the overall well-being of myself and my family in the home. It does this by giving me a product that naturally ionizes the air in my home or work space.

This is done when the lamp is turned on and warms up the crystals that are in the base of this lamp. Once the crystals are warmed up, they attract water particles in the air which are then turned into negative ions, which in hand help to attract particles such as pollen and pollution that are in the air. These particles are ones that can cause issues with allergies and can make you sick, and once they are taken out of the air you are breathing in your home or work space, you begin to feel better. I also like that along with the removal of the water from the air that can be harmful to your breathing and irritating to allergies, I like that with the warm amber glow, that it helps calm and soothe your overall effect. Allowing you to wind down after a long day and reduce your stress levels!



Then when it comes to the look, I like that with this salt lamp that there are many salt crystals that you add to the lamp base, giving you both a lamp that offers a calming glow with the amber light, and a decorative item that is sure to look good in just about any area! Making the Levoit Aria Natural Himalayan Crystal Salt Lamp a great choice to go with when it comes to finding those tools to add to your list of products that can help with improving health and well-being in your home. And to help with making this new year a great one for my readers, the wonderful people from Levoit would like to give one of my amazing readers their own Levoit Aria Natural Himalayan Crystal Salt Lamp.




Product received, thank you to Levoit as well as the PR for supplying me with a product for this review, all opinions are my own.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Senior Care In New York City Works Around Your Family

Are you worried about an older parent’s well-being as their ability to look after their own home, do the grocery shopping, laundry, cleaning, or cooking declines? It’s important to have a conversation about your concerns and about your parent’s wishes and expectations as they age and begin to need some assistance, whether they need the occasional visit from a personal support worker or a live in caregiver who can meet all of their needs day in and day out.

In New York City, one of the easiest ways to get high quality care for a loved one with dementia or a chronic illness is to work with an agency that can provide highly trained personal support workers and flexible support. If you’re already a primary caregiver, you can turn to an agency for respite care, or if you aren’t able to live with your older parent, you can rely on them for live in care or regular visits of several hours.



Another option that many families find crucial is 24-hour shift work, available from New York City agencies like Mavencare; if your loved one suffers from Alzheimer’s and is prone to wandering, 24-hour care delivered by 2-3 caregivers in shifts can help. It means that there will always be someone awake and on the job, all the time, and it can also be the format of care you need after a hospital transfer, when your loved one needs regular attention.

A caregiver can do more than just make sure your loved doesn’t wander out of the house at night, but also take steps to prevent it in the first place. Wandering is caused by a number of factors, including stress or fear, boredom, or an attempt at following a routine (like grocery shopping or going for a walk). A caregiver can make sure that your loved one’s sleep patterns are normal and mitigate the feelings of stress that can come with dementia; allowing your loved one to stay in the familiar environment of their home is a great way to alleviate these fears. Whether you need live in care or 24-hour shifts, working with an agency can help you find senior care in New York City that fits your circumstances.


It can be a real challenge managing the care of your beloved older relative alongside raising your own family, thriving in your career, or possibly even living in another city or state. That’s why working with an agency can be such a great idea, as agencies like Mavencare have started using mobile apps to help families manage care and keep up to date on the health and well-being of their loved one. Through the app, families can book or cancel appointments, or find help quickly in a pinch if they’re faced with a sudden hospitalization and the discharge process that follows. If you’ve hired a live in caregiver, you can use the app to update your loved one’s medication schedule, check in to make sure all of their daily medication reminders have been delivered (and whether or not your loved one is complying with theirmedication schedule), and get live updates from the caregiver. When you’re looking for an agency to help with your elderly parent, get eldercare that works around your family and your needs. 

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Smart Spying: Protect your Loved Ones with a Hidden App


This is the season to enjoy the festivities with the family but there are many who have plans for New Year with their friends and colleagues. With New Year resolutions and all, many would be deciding to start their love life afresh and might have already begun meeting new people. What if your sixteen years old daughter is interested in a hook-up this year?

For you to relax and actively take part in the felicitations, I bring you the review of a spying app through which you can monitor your spouse as well as your kids when they are away from you. XNSPY is both, an iPhone spying app and an android monitoring app so whether your target has an iPhone or android, it will be compatible with both.

Let’s view the app in detail so that you can make an informed purchase decision about it.

Compatibility

Your husband owns a Samsung phone and your kids are iPhone lovers? That’s not a problem! In fact, this iPhone spying app can be compatible to all devices, Jailbroken or Non-Jailbroken. If your target’s iPhone is Jailbroken, you only need a one-time physical access to their phone for app installation. The process will take about 5minutes. Woot woot! You can then begin spying. If your target phone is Non-Jailbroken, then also the installation is a piece of cake. Through iCloud monitoring software, you are able to attain iCloud credentials and begin monitoring.

Even if your spouse or teen owns an android phone there is no issue regarding installation. Android monitoring app, XNSPY is compatible with all rooted or non-rooted devices. One-time physical access is mandatory, after which you can continue to spy using the app in stealth mode.

Pricing

In a nutshell, XNSPY is a budgeted app. The software offers a subscription fee that allows you to monitor one android and one iOS device per person. Its pricing policy is based on three terms; monthly, quarterly, and annually. The app offers two editions, based on the pricing range, basic and Premium. The number of features promised in both these editions differ. See for it yourself!





XNSPY Basic Edition
XNSPY Premium Edition
Monthly
$49.99/month
$59.99/month
Quarterly
$23.33/month
$33.33/month
Annually
$8.33/month
$12.49/month

Features

You can’t be with someone 24/7. This is humanly impossible plus it also frustrates people that you’re not giving them enough personal and cyberspace. So will you just sit on a sofa and do nothing? XNSPY comes handy when you need a surveillance tool to check on your loved ones. World is full of online predators, rapists, con artists, etc. who can trap your loved ones and blackmail them.

Here are some of the features of XNSPY that will provide an in-depth view of the app.


Viewing the call log details





When we go out, we meet new people. Younger people are prone to make new friends online and hangout with them. What parents can do is use this android or iPhone spying app which provides all the call details in an organized manner. The number of incoming/outgoing and missed calls are given along with other details such as name of the contact, time and date stamps, and call duration. You can also watch-list a contact whom you think is a bad influence on your kid.

Messages are important too!




Texting or chatting is the most popular form of communication today. The holiday season is about family but your husband may be busy in his cell phone. The constant beeps on his phone may put you into suspicion. XNSPY can be a decent pick when it comes to monitoring as it enables you to monitor his texts as well as chats through various platforms including WhatsApp, Skype, iMessage, etc. the entire message thread can be viewed with the name of the contact, date and time stamp, and Geo-tags (an icon that determines the exact location of the messenger when a particular message was sent/received). Watch-listing certain keywords can get you more evidence about your teen’s sexting or your spouse’s infidelity.

Knowing their whereabouts

It’s off from work and school, so obviously nobody will lock themselves up for two weeks at home. Everyone has their social life so they’d be enjoying some days together. Your kids may go out for movie night with their friends or your spouse may plan enjoying an outdoor game with his colleagues. Track their GPS location through the android monitoring app and get instant alerts on your phone. You can virtually barricade certain places by marking them as ‘unsafe’ for your target, so whenever your target enters the unapproved place, you will be instantly notified.

Add-on features of XNSPY

What more does XNSPY offer to its customers? The new updated version of XNPSY enables you to record phone calls and surroundings of your target. What more could you want than hearing the exact conversation of your target with your own ears? It’s indeed a treat! Moreover, the app allows you to remotely command the control panel to lock the phone screen, wipe data from the target phone, take Live-screenshots of the phone, block certain apps, etc.

The verdict!

With holiday season in its full swing, this is the time to escape your worries and relax. However, your nagging suspicions about your family won’t let you enjoy to the fullest so consider using a spying app. If you want discreet and effective monitoring, I can give you a go ahead signal for XNSPY. With its user-friendly interface and wide range of features, along with a responsive customer service center, the app has the potential to fulfill your requirements. However, the end choice is definitely yours! 





Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Wonster Words: ABC Phonics & Spelling


This post was sponsored by 77Sparx Studio. All opinions are my own.


When it comes to my kids and finding those apps that they enjoy playing, I find that I like to seek out the ones that offer educational aspects to them that are also fun. Along with the educational fun, I also seek out the apps that are geared towards the various ages of kids in my home. So when we were introduced to the Wonster Words App, I was excited to check it out and share it with my preschooler.


After downloading the app, my son was ready to begin, and go on to start taking on the various tasks with each of the mini-games that are on this app.


With the different mini games, I found that they are great for helping with spelling by using phonics. The games do this by offering spelling games, where the kids have to fill in the letters with the correct letters, listen to the sounds each letter makes, and also listen as the words are pronounced when they come together. Along with the spelling and the sounding out of letters and words, I like that the kids can then learn the meanings of the words and listen as the words are used in sentences and phrases in the games.


Each of the games on the app offer fun characters that my preschooler can enjoy following along with and completing the missions with. I also like as we go through the missions available with each of the words that he is awarded with gifts that are needed in order to complete the missions at hand, such as the Space Adventure that we started out with.



Then when it comes to what kids can take away from the Wonster Words App, I like that along with learning on the app, that the kids take those words that they learn and use them outside of the app. Allowing them to not only learn the spelling but also the correct ways of using the words in their everyday lives. Making Wonster Words App a great app that is great for not only teaching your kids through phonics but also a app that makes the learning fun!

And right now during the Google promotional period of 12/28-1/6, the All Access pass for Wonster will be discounted to $9.99 on Google Play giving parents a great discount from the normal price of $14.99. This promo will only be around for a limited time and is only available through the Google Play site.







Tuesday, December 27, 2016

#DozenWaystoDip Litehouse Ranch Green Chile Dip

This review was made possible by iConnect Influencer Management,  and Litehouse was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine.




It is hard to believe that 2016 will be over soon and we will be welcoming the new year of 2017 in the matter of days. But it is true and like many others out there, I am preparing my home and family for those upcoming New Years celebrations. For me this means that aside from finding those epic New Years Eve dresses and accessories to wear that I will also be preparing a menu filled with finger foods along with a variety of chips and dips for guests to enjoy. So when I was sent some of the Homestyle Ranch from the Litehouse Foods line up to try and add to my party menus, I was excited to check it out and share a delicious recipe with you, my readers!


I found that when I use the Homestyle Ranch from the Litehouse line up that I can create a variety of dips that will be a great addition to our menu line up as we ring in the new year. I like that the flavor gives me that creamy buttermilk with fresh herb and vegetable flavors that I seek in a ranch dip and or ranch dressing. And with the Homestyle Ranch, I like that when it comes to creating dips that there are many possibilities that I can go with so I can have a great line up of dips for everyone to enjoy. Well along with the flavors and dips that I can create, I found that right now, through January 1st, that when I create those epic dips that are sure to get the party started, that I can share those recipes and also enter to win in the Make Homestyle Your Style Sweepstakes where I can enter for a chance to win $500 to style my home!


See with this sweepstakes, I can enter for a chance to win and encourage others to enter as well when I share some of those recipes that I can create using the Litehouse Foods Homestyle Ranch, like the Litehouse Ranch and Green Chile Dip.

With the Litehouse Ranch and Green Chile Dip I can make a great dip that has a little kick to it and is great for dipping tortilla chips in. This dip is simple to put together and one that I have found others just can not get enough of.

Recipe for Litehouse Ranch and Green Chile Dip:

1/2 Jar of Litehouse Homestyle Ranch
1.5 Cups of Sour Cream
1 oz can of Chopped Green Chile (Hatch Chile Preferred)
1 tsp Dried Dill (Litehouse Brand Preferred)
2 tbsp Dried Chives (Litehouse Brand Preferred)

Take the green chile and drain the water off of the chiles. Then mix all ingredients together in bowl and set out with tortilla chips for guests to enjoy.


So as you make those party plans to ring in the New Year and head out to make those snack tables with those chips and dips everyone enjoys, be sure to pick up some of the Litehouse Homestyle Ranch where you can find a #DozenWaystoDip and also enter to win in the Make Homestyle Your Style Sweepstakes!