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autumn

copycat panera autumn squash soup
autumnhealthy snackrecipes

It’s finally starting to feel like autumn here in the desert and it is reflecting in my cooking.  The other day I was at Panera Bread and I ordered a “you pick two” as always … and then I saw the Autumn Squash Soup.  YEP!  Give it to me.  It

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#NewTraDish
autumnhealth and nutritionrecipessports

I created this game day Chicken Parmesan Pizza recipe as a part of a sponsored post for Ragú and SocialStars. #NewTraDish Yesterday was a football Sunday, but it had also been a long weekend for me and I was… well… not feeling 100%.  But alas, the guys were coming over

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black martini recipe
autumnhalloweenholidayrecipes

This Black Widow Martini recipe is sponsored by Sweet’N Low. Are you guys SO excited for Halloween?!  I just started decorating the house and yard with my daughter and I totally have the Halloween bug.  Every time I am out of the house, I find myself picking up more pumpkins,

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fabkids fall review
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It may be fall but my girl is still running around in bright, sunny colors and sparkly tutu skirts… thanks to FabKids and their stunning styles.  I am consistantly impressed with the designs this company gets pumpking out month after month, and all on high quality materials!  Fight the urge

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last laughs animal epitaphs
autumnbookbookshalloween

My daughter, 7 (and quickly approaching 8) is at that age where she needs a bit more from a book.  This week I spent some time sorting through her over-flowing bookshelf, pulling out books that are suddenly too babyish for her (and tucking them away for her little brother).  She

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#VSPStyle
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We’re talking fall fashion and trendy eyewear in this post sponsored by VSP Direct. I was in third grade when I first learned I needed glasses… but it took me awhile to actually embrace wearing the glasses.  I’d hide them in my backpack, refusing to wear them and, in turn,

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apple pie martini #sweetnlowstars
autumnhalloweenrecipesthanksgiving

This Rye Apple Pie in the Sky cocktail recipe is part of a sponsored post for SocialStars #SweetNLowStars Welcome to fall ya’ll! I’m avoiding the early pumpkins as to not tire of them before December hits, but the apples… I’m ALL apples right now!  Our local orchards are just bursting

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fall board books
autumnbookbookshalloweenthanksgivingtoystravel

Well folks, here we are at the unofficial end of summer and beginning of fall.  I’m so relieved to be done with summer because I live in the desert.  We had a pretty mild summer… I don’t think it even reached 120 this year… but I am still so ready

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#delmontebts
autumnhealthy snackkidsschool

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Del Monte, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #DelMonteBTS http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” Summer is coming to an end, and while to many of you that is depressing, it’s really exciting for us here in

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curried tuna salad #bumblebeeb2s
autumnhealth and nutritionhealthy snackkidsrecipesschool

Every Sunday I make up at least one giant batch of food for the week.  This will be my go-to on busy nights or afternoons. If it works in a lunchbox, bonus points.  A favorite around this house is tuna salad, curried tuna salad in specific.  It transitions well for

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