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grillrecipessummer

This grilled mango habanero marinated rib-eye with mango habanero salsa recipe has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KingOfFlavor #CollectiveBias Summer grilling is in full swing and today we are cranking up the heat!!  Before I met my husband, I wasn’t much

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kidspartyrecipessummer

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Quaker Oats for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I’m not sure where the first half of the year went to, but it’s June already! For us desert-dwellers, June means really high temperatures and lots of time spent in

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DIYfashionsummer

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Brita, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #BritaOnTheGo http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Gearing up for summer is a big deal here in Palm Springs.  Summer is considered off-season for us as it will inevitably reach

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beautyspring

I am so picky about my moisturizers because there are some really terrible ones out there. Too thin, too thick. Too medical grade smelling, too cheap perfume smelling. The worst offense in my book, though, is greasy. Greasy moisturizers give me a serious case of the icks. I need a

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#DISCOVERBROOKSIDE
springtravelValentine's Day

I’m sharing my Valentine’s Day Date: Romantic Nature Hike featuring BROOKSIDE Crunchy Clusters, wine and cheese board as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #DISCOVERBROOKSIDE I have to admit that I have never been the typical red roses, movie, dinner on V-day type gal.  Don’t get me wrong, I

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#minutesnacks
autumnhealth and nutritionhealthy snackrecipeswinter

This 5 Minute Indian Rice Pudding with dates and pistachios recipe is part of a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Minute® Ready to Serve Rice. Judging by the amount of joggers at the park this weekend and the lack of salad kits at the grocery store, we’re

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vegan radish potato leek soup
autumnhealth and nutritionhealthy snackrecipesvitaminswinter

Welcome to 2015!  I bet you thought I would be posting another juice cleanse post, didn’t you?  Yes, I love a good juice cleanse but seeing as how it is frigidly cold in the desert right now, I’m going warm.  The right soups are a great way to detox the

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autumnshoppingthanksgiving

Remain calm.  It’s Black Friday.  Yes, it’s the biggest shopping day/weekend of the year and if want to make it through unscathed you are going to need to prepare.  To avoid having an anxiety attack as you wait in never-ending lines and funnel into stores via massive hoards of strangers

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#Fab15ToysCGC
christmascreativegamesholidayimaginative playkidsplushstocking stufferstoyswinter

Christmas is less than 6 weeks away – say whaaat? I know, I’m panicking too.  My daughter is tough this year.  She only wants one thing – an Xbox ONE and more games.  I’ve been begging her to make a more extensive list to give me, Santa and grandma more

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fall books for kids
autumneducationalkidsthanksgiving

Now that it is November, we’re quite dug into fall.  For many of you, autumn is everywhere.  The leaves have changed color and now decorate the ground, big leafy piles ready for little feet to jump into.  Well here in the desert, it still looks the same.  Palm trees don’t

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