Why You Should Serve Cheesy Dip at Your Next Party

Cheesy dip is a classic party appetizer that is always a hit. It is delicious, easy to make, and versatile. Whether you are hosting a casual get-together or a formal event, cheesy dip is a great way to feed your guests and get the party started.

Here are some reasons why you should serve cheesy dip at your next party:

  • It is delicious. Who doesn't love melted cheese? Cheesy dip is a crowd-pleaser that everyone will enjoy. It is the perfect appetizer to serve with chips, vegetables, or bread.
  • It is easy to make. There are many different recipes for cheesy dip, so you can find one that fits your taste and skill level. Most recipes only require a few simple ingredients that you probably already have on hand.
  • It is versatile. Cheesy dip can be served with a variety of different dippers, such as chips, vegetables, or bread. This makes it a great option for parties with a variety of guests.
  • It is affordable. Cheesy dip is a relatively inexpensive appetizer to make. The ingredients are all relatively inexpensive, and you can make a large batch for a crowd.
  • It is a conversation starter. Cheesy dip is a great way to get people talking and mingling at your party. It is a fun and easy appetizer that everyone can enjoy.

If you are looking for a delicious, easy, versatile, affordable, and conversation-starting appetizer for your next party, cheesy dip is the perfect choice.

Here are 8 of my FAVORITE cheesy dip recipes.

Cast Iron Queso by Homebody Eats

Cheesy Pizza Dip by Centsless Meals

Beer Cheese Dip by Spend with Pennies

Herb Honey Whipped Ricotta Dip by Through the Fibro Fog

Bacon Cream Cheese Dip by Finding Zest

Hatch Green Chile Fundido by The Olives Branch

15 Minute Queso by Joyous Apron

Vegan Chili Cheese Dip by Peas and Crayons

Here are some additional tips for serving cheesy dip at your party:

  • Make sure the dip is warm and gooey when you serve it. No one wants to eat cold cheese dip!
  • Provide a variety of dippers so that everyone can find something they like. Some popular dippers include tortilla chips, vegetables, and bread.
  • Serve the dip in a crockpot or slow cooker so that it stays warm throughout the party.
  • Set out some napkins and wet wipes so that guests can clean up after themselves.
  • Have fun! Cheesy dip is a great way to relax and enjoy your party.
Find more favorite recipes here:

Expecting a Little One? To Move Before or After Your Bundle of Joy's Arrival


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Pregnancy is an extraordinary experience; sometimes, it is hard to believe that women can grow human beings, but while doing so, it is easy to get caught up in the world around you. If you are approaching an upcoming move amidst your pregnancy, you may rush to get as much done as possible before the baby arrives. Still, just as airline companies will cut you off at a certain point in your journey, you must consider what will be best for you and your growing family and what is most suitable for your health and safety.

When you seek out moving and storage in Houston, TX, you must have a company that will support your relocation process while observing the possible delicacies and intricacies of moving while expecting. The decision as to whether you choose to go through with it before the baby comes or after it arrives is entirely up to you, but evaluating the pros and cons with your doctor, partner, and family members should always remain a priority before pulling the trigger and scheduling your move date.

Relocating During Pregnancy

Depending on the company you book with, you can always book your move date and have the crew pick your belongings up and transport them to their storage facilities, where they can remain until you have a safe delivery. Suppose you move forward with your relocation process before the baby's debut. In that case, you may be wondering about the logistics, some of which may be entirely out of your control. When juggling all of these changes accompanied by the birth of a newborn, lay down how either option will serve you. 

  • Selling and purchasing homes don't depend on your baby's birth date. With the cutthroat tendencies of the real estate industry, you will have to figure out how to navigate both tasks and/or rental opportunities.

  • You will want to nest, which means you may want to push the move date up sooner, depending on your due date. If you move while pregnant, you can nest in your new place before the baby is born.

  • Moving after the baby is born and the changing environment could affect the baby's mood, sleep habits, etc.

  • Post-partum recovery differs for everyone, depending on any exceptional circumstances associated with your pregnancy and birth environment/complications. If you end up moving with your newborn and are also trying to recover, the unpacking and moving-in could be more challenging.

  • Generally, moving doesn't pair well with pregnancy, nor does packing and carrying things, but if you choose to book with a local moving crew, you still have the option either way!

Moving After Giving Birth

Some new Moms prefer to wait until after giving birth to set their move date and begin the relocation process. This may be for personal reasons, and regardless of why, it comes down to what is best for you and the newest member of the household. So many various puzzle pieces need to seamlessly connect when preparing for a move, traveling for the move, and arriving at your destination. When you are already in the middle of growing a human being, you likely have enough responsibility on your plate and dragging anything else into the mix.

  • Choosing to make your move after the baby ensures you are not ever putting yourself or your unborn child in an unsafe or uncomfortable situation by taking on too much physical, emotional, or mental stress.

  • Suppose you wait and take the time necessary to transition into motherhood and parenthood. In that case, you will better understand your family's wants, needs, and schedules.

  • Moving after the baby is born means that you don't have to worry about the safety of your pregnancy, and you can likely get things done faster, so long as you have the necessary childcare and assistance for your new little one.

  • You will get to enter your new home, neighborhood, and this brand-new place while having the chance to start fresh, making new friends and even other Moms and parents in the area as you navigate this transition.

Contact Movers for a Happy, Healthy & Safe Relocation Process

No matter which route you choose, having moving experts to help guide you through moving can make the transition while pregnant or with a newborn baby much simpler and more straightforward. Delta Moving Systems in Houston, TX, is a family-owned business, and they have made it their mission to help families navigate these changes in their lives. Delta movers are dedicated to providing an accessible and secure moving environment for local and long-distance relocation. It is entirely up to you which route you choose, which likely depends on the details of your pregnancy, due date, and other factors - having local movers there, either way, will cater to a seamless transition and relocation!

4 Effective Tips To Help Your Newborn Sleep At Night


The journey of motherhood is a beautiful one. However, it is safe to say that it can be challenging, especially when you have a newborn. Newborns do not run on your existing schedule, making sticking to your regular routine challenging. As a mom, you need to get as much rest for the tough days ahead as you need to conquer, but this can be challenging with a baby who struggles to sleep at night. Fortunately, you can get your newborn to sleep at night with the right tips. Here are a few ways to do so. 

  1. Keep your baby’s crib close by your bed

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According to experts, one way of ensuring that your baby gets a good night's sleep is to let them sleep in the same room as you. This is not to say they would have to lie on the bed. Instead, you can simply move their bassinet or cot into your room. With them sleeping by you, you can check on your child periodically. This encourages safe sleeping as you can determine if the baby is uncomfortable and resolve it immediately. It also prevents the risk of injury and fatal phenomena such as sudden infants death syndrome (SIDS). 

  1. Ensure they are snug and warm

Just like you, your baby would struggle to sleep at night if they are uncomfortable in their cot or bassinet. Therefore, you must ensure that their mattress is soft and baby-friendly before purchasing or before the baby comes home. Additionally, you should ensure that the room is sleeping-inducing. For example, a cooler temperature would likely make your baby more comfortable. For some babies, swaddling helps them fall asleep faster. Swaddling is simply wrapping the baby up in light, breathable material, such as muslin swaddles, to keep your baby calm and sleepy. When swaddling your baby, be sure not to wrap them up too tightly, and remember to place them on their backs when swaddling.

  1. Watch out for signs of tiredness

To ensure your baby sleeps at night, you must determine if they are tired enough. The last thing you want is to place your active baby in the crib because they won’t fall asleep soon. An effective way of determining if your child is ready for bed is by watching out for signs of tiredness. Babies have several signs to indicate they are tired. These include rubbing eyes, fussing, and crying. Responding to these signs swiftly would ensure your baby gets to bed and begins sleeping early. 

  1. Create a routine before bed

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Your newborn baby doesn’t know the difference between day and night time. Therefore, they can sleep at any time during the day and be wide awake at night. In this case, create a routine with your newborn, especially before bed. For instance, you can give them a nice warm bath before bed or ensure you feed them before to prevent them from waking up in the middle of the night due to hunger. You should also consider singing them a lullaby each night to keep them relaxed for sleep.

Instant Pot Chicken Soup Recipes

Craving something cozy like chicken soup? This collection of instant pot soup recipes is just the thing to check out then! With some really tasty chicken soup recipes to browse, you can find something delicious in this collection to whip up in no time.

While you are here you can find some of my other favorite recipes here.

Jazzy Chicken Soup by Amy+Jacky

This is not your average chicken soup! It has been jazzed up properly with tomatoes and celery and lots of other goodies!

Chicken Enchilada Soup by Burrata and Bubbles

All of the flavor of a good enchilada but in soup form, cooked up in no time, in the instant pot! Sounds great doesn’t it?

Chicken Pot Pie Soup by Cassidy’s Crave-able Creations

This pot pie soup is so good! And it is guilt free with low carbs for a healthy lifestyle!

Instant Pot Thai Chicken Soup With Lemongrass And Ginger by The Instant Pot Table

This thai inspired soup has so many great flavors! And it comes together  in no time, thanks to your pressure cooker!

Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup by Chef Savvy

This comfort food classic cooks up fast. Save this recipe for steamy food for your soul in a flash, anytime you need it!

Chicken Tortilla Soup by Marathons and Motivations

This soup is so good! It has a great flavor, lots of color and warms you up on the coldest day!

Chicken Bone Broth by Maple + Mango

Homemade bone broth has never been easier than it is with an instant pot! Save this recipe for all of your broth needs.

Crack Chicken Chili by Pink When

This chicken chili is so good it is borderline addictive. Try it and decide if you think it has been aptly named!

Chicken and Cabbage Curry Soup by Low Carb Yum

This curry based soup is so tasty! It is packed with good for you ingredients and will fill you up without too many extra carbs.

From Scratch Chicken Soup by Fearless Dining

This chicken soup is from scratch and promises to warm your soul! So good!

Looking for other tasty ways to make chicken?

Cracker Crumb Chicken

Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

Bacon Ranch Chicken Salad

Sunflower Stamped Apples


Kids are going to love this hands on art project that incorporates nature to make a fun print that looks great when displayed! It is easy, needs the most basic supplies and turns out to be so cute!  Make this apple stamping art project after a visit to the orchard, or just as a fun craft to do together.

Aren't these apples the cutest thing for little hands? All you need is a few colors of paint, a sheet of paper and a dried up sunflower head to make these with your kids. This is great for younger kids.

We visited the farmers market and purchased some sunflowers a few weeks earlier. After they had started to dry out, we plucked the petals off and were left with the heads.

Harp and I thought it would be fun to paint with them, so I grabbed a few bottles of cheap paint and some paper. This is what we came up with.

Paint in red, green and yellow
Paper Plate

Pour  paint onto a paper plate. You need about a quarter sized drop.

Press your sunflower head into the paint and press it onto the paper.

Repeat as desired.

Find more fun kids art projects here:
Pineapple Process Art
Christmas Tree Art
Cork and Button Apple Tree Art