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holidaykids

Ten years ago, we began a tradition of reading one Christmas book every night for the month of December until Christmas Eve. My religion aside, Christmas to me means family traditions – those are the memories that will last. Kids will long forget the various gifts they receive, but the

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christmasentertainingholidayrecipes

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dr Pepper Snapple Group for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Merry Christmas Eve, ya’ll!! I’m posting today during my holiday break to share my Caribbean Christmas Punch. Had enough pumpkin, peppermint and egg nog? Me too. I created

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homemade poptarts
christmashealth and nutritionhealthy snackrecipesValentine's Day

This Cranberry and Goat Cheese Toaster Tarts post is part of the SPLENDA® 365 SWEET SWAPS™ Blogger Program by McNeil Nutritionals, LLC and The Motherhood, who sent me products and compensated me for my time. We have a tradition in our house every Christmas morning of eating homemade toaster tarts. 

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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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mini chicken pot pies
christmasfoodkidsrecipes

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Frozen Food Foundation for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I’ve been known to over-complicate a dish, and I’m still guilty of that when I think I have the time, but I do like to pick my culinary

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christmasdessertseasterfoodholidayrecipesValentine's Day

A friend of mine who grew up in Australia shared a Melting Moments recipe with me a few years back.  Melting Moments are very popular in Australia and for her, very nostalgic.  She shared the recipe around Christmastime and every since I’ve made them for the holidays, but they are

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creamy peppermintini #sweetnlowstarss
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This Skinny Creamy Peppermintini Peppermint Martini recipe is part of a sponsored post for SocialStars #SweetNLowStars Now that Halloween has passed, I’ve moved on to thinking about Christmas.  YES, I know Thanksgiving has yet to come, but Christmas requires much more planning — and, let’s confess — it’s hard to

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winter 2013 archipelago
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Christmas and New Year’s Day may have passed but winter certainly hasn’t!  I’m looking forward to a nice season of skiing, snowman building and sledding, and my house reflects it.  I just took down my Christmas decorations but left some wintery touches to keep us all in the mood. Keeping

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christmasholidaykids

It’s December 28th and I’m trying to get our lives back on track.  The holidays have a special way of throwing everything into a tizzy; this year feeling like an all-out tailspin.  It was my first Christmas with two kids, meaning double the effort, double the presents, double the stress. 

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cranberry chocolate chip cookies
christmasgiftsrecipes

While I am completely over pumpkin — please do not show me another pumpkin until next September, I’m still gah gah over cranberries.  I cannot get enough of the tart berries!  I’m putting them in everything, my margaritas, my breads — and granitas!  Oh cranberry granita!  They keep really well

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