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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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recipesValentine's Day

This skinny Valentine’s Day cocktail, the Shot Through The Heart, is part of a sponsored post for SocialStars #SweetNLowStars This past Friday my family began the move to our new home.  It’s exciting, it’s exhausting.  One of my favorite features of this house is the three citrus trees that sit

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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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You’ve been pinning away to your “merry and bright” and “hostess with the mostess” Pinterest boards, preparing for the upcoming holiday parties, but have you thought about yourself?  Being a perfect hostess is more than decor and dining.  You must also look and play the part, and while creating a

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entertainingNew Year's Everecipes

I made this Skinny French 75 with 12 grapes of luck for New Year’s Eve cocktail parties as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #SweetNLowStars Have you started planning your festivities for New Year’s Eve? I have! I love watching that year tick forward as it is a great

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airplanebookbooksholidaykidstraveltween

“Are we there yet?” Tired of hearing that?  Yeah, me too.  What a cliche, but they all really do it!  My life changed when I started to bring pencil and paper activities for my daughter (now 7).  DVDs and handheld game systems are great but they don’t hold older kids’

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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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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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