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Does your morning breakfast routine need a little help these days?  I know mine does. In the morning while rushing around getting ready for work, the last thing I want to do is make breakfast let alone a little packet of instant oatmeal that is never as good as it

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beautyhair care

Having natural wavy hair means a little more time goes into fixing it each day…especially being that it is long. I have tried so many straightening irons only to severely damage my poor hair after using them. Thankfully, Sultra offers a great line of products to make getting ready each

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bakingchristmasfeeding

Every year my Mother, Sisters and I get together and bake cookies to give out as gifts. We bake a bunch of different cookies and put them in tins for family and friends. One of my favorite to bake are Noel Nut Balls. These cookies melt in your mouth. Everyone

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craftsdecorDIY

When I saw this pillow on the handmade home blog, I was like “I have to have that for my bed!” I love how by just adding new throw pillows you can change up the whole style of your bed or couch. Why not make your own? Well, being that

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christmascraftsdecorDIY

For years I have been making my own wreaths especially after seeing how much they cost and how inexpensively I can make them myself. Making wreaths is also fun to do with your children and family. Nothing beats hanging up a wreath on your front door after making it all

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bakingfeedingfrom scratch

While walking through the bookstore one day, I spotted this adorable cookbook with a retro looking cover. The book was called Deceptively Delicious…such a fun name. I then remembered that Oprah had this on her show (check it out here) and Jessica Seinfeld created it. All of the recipes look

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cleanerseco-friendlyhouseholdUncategorized

I can honestly say that Bona is one of the best companies out there when it comes to green and effective cleaning products. I discovered Bona while shopping for a product to clean our new wood flooring. I wanted to find something that was going to be non-toxic, and I am

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maternitymomskincare

When I think of facials, I do not think of a belly facial, but what a great idea. Eternal Maternal makes an all natural bellyfacial kit for expecting mothers. Before, you would have to go to a spa for a treatment like this, but now you can have one in

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beautybookshealth and nutrition

Okay, so I am in love with Kimberly Snyder’s Glowing Green Smoothie and want to share it with you. You will drink this in the morning only when you feel hungry. Kimberly recommends this as late as possible in the morning since your body is still detoxing and digesting from

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kids

In the fall, I do not think of pineapples or cherries, but I do want to make all my desserts with apples. How comforting does an apple maple upside-down cake sound? YUMMY! INGREDIENTS: 1 tbsp. unsalted butter or margarine, softened 3 tbsp. granulated sugar 1 large egg 1 cup all-purpose

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