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Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party {#53}

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Happy last day ‘o April, everyone (yikes…how did that happen?!), and welcome back to the Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party! Congrats to the winner of last week’s 1-Year Linkyversary $100 Target Gift Card Giveaway…Shelby N! And as an aside, I’m currently looking for a guest host for next week, so if you’re interested, please leave a comment on this post or send me an e-mail. Every Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. CST, we have a party where bloggers are invited {Read More}



Fresh Pineapple Margaritas {plus} Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Fresh Pineapple Margaritas ~ made with fresh lime juice and pineapple purée, these are perfect for celebrating Cinco de Mayo | FiveHeartHome.com

Icy, refreshing margaritas get a tropical twist with pineapple purée and fresh-squeezed lime juice, perfect for celebrating Cinco de Mayo or any fiesta! So who’s ready for Cinco de Mayo??? Any holiday celebrated with copious amounts of Mexican food is fine by me.  And if you ask me, all of those delicious, zesty, cheesy appetizers and entrees call for something frosty to wash them down, right? Well, if you happen to agree, you’re in luck, because frosty is the name {Read More}



Orange Pound Cake Mini Loaves

Orange Pound Cake Mini Loaves ~ moist, buttery, and bursting with sunny citrus flavor! | FiveHeartHome.com

Buttery, moist pound cake is bursting with orange goodness in these citrus-infused mini loaves that taste like sunshine and will have you dreaming of summer! Y’all. I just got back from SNAP Conference to learn about building and improving this blog, and I’m still trying to process all of the amazing information I soaked in and all of the fabulous bloggers I met! I appreciate your patience over the past week or two as my blog schedule has been a {Read More}



Strawberry Graham Cheese Ball Bites

Strawberry Graham Cheese Ball Bites ~ cute little strawberry cheesecake balls rolled in graham cracker crumbs and skewered with a pretzel | FiveHeartHome.com

Mini cheeseballs taste like strawberry cheesecake in these cute little bites that are rolled in graham cracker crumbs and speared with pretzel sticks…perfect for serving up at your next party! Happy Friday, everyone…I hope you’ve all had a fantastic week! I’m having a blast at SNAP Conference right now, but I’m so excited to pop in today as a group of us celebrate a very special blogging friend, Cathy from Lemon Tree Dwelling, as she gets ready to welcome her {Read More}



Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party {#52} ~ 1 Year Linkyversary & Target Gift Card Giveaway!

$100 Target Gift Card Giveaway at FiveHeartHome.com

Happy Wednesday, friends, and welcome to the 1 Year Linkyversary of Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party! That’s right…we’ve made it to party #52!It has been such a joy to watch this link party evolve and grow over the past year! We are humbled that you choose to link up with us, whether you’ve been here since the beginning or whether this is a relatively new party for you. Thank you for inspiring us with your talent and creativity week {Read More}



Kindle Fire HDX Giveaway!

Kindle Giveaway at FiveHeartHome.com

Good morning, friends! Did you have a chance to enter yesterday’s giveaway yet, featuring fun and fabulous gifts fit for a mom? I hope so! Well, today I’m excited to be bringing you Giveaway #2 for this week! So who wouldn’t love to win a Kindle Fire HDX 7″ with Wi-Fi? I’m in the market for a tablet and I have to say…I’m pretty impressed with this one after reading about it! But before we get to the giveaway, raise {Read More}



Homemade Strawberry Syrup {for} Strawberry Soda

Homemade Strawberry Syrup for Strawberry Soda ~ easy, 3-ingredient syrup can also be used in cocktails or drizzled over ice cream, pound cake, waffles, etc. | FiveHeartHome.com

A quick, three-ingredient strawberry syrup can be used to flavor drinks like this refreshing, bubbly, Homemade Strawberry Soda, or it can be drizzled over ice cream, pound cake, waffles, and more! Happy almost-Easter, everyone! I know that most of you probably already have your Easter menus set and your grocery lists made and/or purchased, so I’m not going to take up your valuable time today with another Easter-friendly post (although if you’re still in need of some Easter recipes, I {Read More}



Mother’s Day Gift Basket Giveaway

Mother's Day Gift Basket Giveaway ~ win 1 of 19 baskets! | FiveHeartHome.com

Happy Monday, friends…I hope you all had a wonderful Easter weekend! My posting may be a little sporadic this week as I head to SNAP conference, but I’m very excited to announce three days of BIG giveaways for you! Up first, some awesome treats for Mother’s Day! I had so much fun creating this gift basket full of mom-appealing, “wish list” items (over $190 value!). Whoever wins it may elect to keep it herself or use it as a Mother’s {Read More}



Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party {#51}

Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party ~ Wednesdays at 5 p.m. CST at FiveHeartHome.com

Happy Easter week, friends! We’ve been preparing to welcome Easter into our hearts and our home around here, but there are several other exciting blog-related events on the horizon as well! First off, I wanted to mention that my posting schedule may be a little altered or irregular over the next couple of weeks as I prepare for, head to, and recover from SNAP Conference! I can’t wait to soak in all of the information and return to blogging with {Read More}



Easy Creamed Corn with Parmesan

Easy Creamed Corn with Parmesan ~ creamy, decadent corn topped with Parmesan and baked until bubbly | FiveHeartHome.com

Sure to become a new favorite side dish, decadent creamed corn is topped with a salty layer of Parmesan cheese and baked until golden and bubbly. So raise your hand if you’re ready for Easter? I’m pretty sure I feel prepared to welcome the spiritual side of it. But the egg-dying, basket-stuffing, holiday meal-prepping side of it? Not so much. Good thing I’ve planned a menu of recipes that are make-ahead and/or require minimal preparation on the big day! This {Read More}



Slow Cooker Asian Beef Short Ribs

Slow Cooker Asian Beef Short Ribs ~ tender, savory beef from the crock pot, flavored with garlic, ginger, and sesame oil | FiveHeartHome.com

This savory crock pot meal comes together in minutes and features tender, fall-off-the-bone beef short ribs in a flavorful cooking liquid of soy sauce, beef broth, garlic, fresh ginger, and sesame oil. Y’all, April has been and continues to be a crazy busy month around Five Heart Home! My husband has been out of town for work quite a bit lately, the kids have all kinds of school events falling this month, we’ve had various relatives visiting, and I’m going {Read More}



Springtime Asparagus Tart with Ham & Mushrooms

Springtime Asparagus Tart ~ with ham, mushrooms, Swiss, and a buttery crust | FiveHeartHome.com

This lovely tart will be the star of your springtime brunch between its garlic-laced asparagus and mushrooms, savory ham and Swiss, and flaky, buttery crust. Back when I was a newlywed, childless, first grade teacher, there was a brief span of time during which I spent my evenings each week making hundreds upon hundreds of cookies. As much as I enjoyed teaching and loved the kids I taught, at times there was a part of me that felt pulled in {Read More}



Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party {#50}

Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party ~ Wednesdays at 5 p.m. CST at FiveHeartHome.com

Happy Wednesday, everyone! Has spring-like weather arrived in your neck of the woods yet? True to Texas meteorology (which can’t make up its mind in general), we’ve been having a warm day followed by a cool day and back again. But I guess we should enjoy these cool days while they last since it will probably reach 100° by the end of next month! At any rate, I hope you’re having a wonderful week and I’m so happy to welcome {Read More}



Lemon & White Chocolate Tiramisu ~ Mason Jar Trifles

Lemon and White Chocolate Tiramisu Mason Jar Trifles ~ a quick and easy springtime dessert; cute and portable for picnics or parties | FiveHeartHome.com

This easy springtime version of tiramisu features soft lady fingers brushed with lemon syrup and layered in Mason jars with lemon curd and white chocolate cream, making them cute, portable, and perfect for picnics or parties! If you ask me, lemon is to spring what pumpkin is to autumn. I could happily eat both lemon and pumpkin all year long (not together, mind you), but seeing as how my brain relegates them to their stereotypical seasons, I have a hard {Read More}



Hard-Boiled Egg Chicks & Bunnies ~ A Fun Way to Use Up Leftover Easter Eggs!

Hard-Boiled Egg Chicks & Bunnies ~ a cute way to use up those extra Easter eggs! | FiveHeartHome.com

The kids will love helping you turn those extra hard-boiled Easter eggs into these cute springtime chicks and bunnies, with some simple slicing and a few basic garnishes! Like many families, dying Easter eggs is one of our favorite holiday traditions…but it sure does leave a bunch of leftover hard-boiled eggs to use up! I typically transform ours into deviled eggs or egg salad, but this year I thought it would be fun to turn them into cute, edible springtime {Read More}



Whole Wheat Strawberry Muffins

Whole Wheat Strawberry Muffins | FiveHeartHome.com for LoveGrowsWild.com

Tender, wholesome, Whole Wheat Strawberry Muffins boast a burst of fresh, sweet strawberries in every bite! Around our house, we are mad for muffins! You may have already come to that conclusion based on all of the muffin recipes I’ve shared so far at Five Heart Home…muffins studded with blueberries and raspberries, muffins concealing hidden veggies, muffins to use up those overripe bananas, muffins suited for a first birthday, an after-school snack, a weekend brunch, or to welcome fall! Yup, {Read More}



Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party {#49}

Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party ~ Wednesdays at 5 p.m. CST at FiveHeartHome.com

Happy April, everyone…so happy to have you stop by today for our Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party! We love seeing what you’ve been working on each week, and I can’t wait to peruse lots of your spring and Easter inspiration today! Every Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. CST, we have a party where bloggers are invited to link up some of their latest recipes, crafts, DIY projects, and seasonal fun…and readers get to check out all of that talent in {Read More}



Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Ham ~ Easter Dinner from the Crock Pot!

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Ham ~ an effortless way to cook your Easter ham with a glaze of pineapple juice, brown sugar, balsamic vinegar, Dijon, and honey | FiveHeartHome.com

Leave your holiday cooking to the crock pot with this quick & easy, sweet & savory Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Ham! Pineapple juice and a brown sugar rub featuring Dijon, balsamic vinegar, and honey melt into an amazing glaze. Several years ago, I had the epiphany to cook my Easter ham in the slow cooker, and let me just tell you…it’s one of the most brilliant holiday cooking decisions I’ve ever made! You know how when you’re preparing a holiday {Read More}