How to Make Halloween Chocolate Candy Bowls (VIDEO)

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  Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year and it is right around the corner! What’s not fun about tons of Halloween candy, costumes, trick-or-treating, spooky decorations?! My kids will tell you there is nothing more fun! Today, I thought I’d take a break from the holiday toy videos and baby gear coverage to… Read More

Easy Crockpot Potato Cheese Soup (VIDEO)

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While many of us are in denial, the weather should be a major indication that it is no longer summer! Yes, Fall is here!  Officially, it started this past Monday! That isn’t all bad though. That means jeans, boots, awesome scarves, comfort foods, holidays and THE CROCKPOT! Today, I’m sharing with you what YOU should… Read More

Breakfast Recipes For National Breakfast Month

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I just decided that September is my favorite month because it’s National Breakfast Month! As far as I’m concerned, we should eat breakfast for every meal of the day, everyday. Today I’ve rounded up some delicious ideas for you to try this month! Just because it’s National Breakfast Month, of course, Not because you could… Read More

Squash Ricotta Risotto

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Who out there meal plans? I do! And I promise it not only saves me money, but time too! This recipe is one of my favorite catch all meals. It’s kind of like a kitchen sink soup, but in my opinion, much yummier. Plus it tends to be a winner with the kids because it’s… Read More

Zucchini Goat Cheese Enchiladas AND Quiche Cups

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With a bunch of tinies running around, mama don’t play when it comes to meal prep. I don’t have time to slowly, calmly dice and slice and saute. And I certainly don’t have time to do a sink full of dishes three times a day. I fell in love with these two recipes and modified… Read More

Labor Day Ideas- Eat Good, Look Good

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I’ve got your Labor Day completely covered today. From the most delicious menu ideas like frozen margaritas and stuffed burgers, to what to wear to be seriously styling to the party, your Labor Day is bound to be the most successful one yet after you read this post! Start the planning off with the perfect… Read More

10 Healthy And Delicious Vegan Recipes

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Whoever said vegan food wasn’t tasty was seriously mistaken. All you need is the right recipes and proper execution of them, and you will have yourself a meal thats just as delicious as any other kind of recipe that’s got meat. Check out these healthy recipes so you can see just how versatile and scrumptious vegan food… Read More

Super Healthy, Protein-Packed Breakfast Cookies

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My husband and I just ain’t got time for breakfast. He’s a grab-a-coffee-and-chug-it-on-the-way-to-work kinda guy. I’m a stay-at-home mom of three under 3, so nobody cares if I eat anything before nap time because they want their breakfast NOW. When I discovered the idea of breakfast cookies I was so super excited. Pinterest really comes… Read More

Getting My Energy Back with Healing Mix

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Many of you know how crazy my life has been lately with my big move and my three kids being underfoot for the past three months during summer break –  but put that on top of the fact that I’m a mom – exhaustion can set in quite quickly these days! When Now for Mothers… Read More

A Hot Lunch Brought from Home (VIDEO)

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School has finally started! Kids are happily back in their classrooms with their amazing teachers, fun friends and structured schedule that they thrive on. Last week when we visited our new school and met the kids’ teachers for this year, we found out that my middle son’s classroom has a severe peanut allergy and no… Read More

Chocolate Lasagna

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This is the week that I’ve been looking forward to and dreading all summer. It’s time for the kids to go back to school! Now, let me be clear that they NEED to go back. My 2nd and 4th grader have been getting crazy lately because their normal routine is all out of whack. They… Read More

Perfect Pinterest Snacks

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Avocado Cream Cheese Snack Roll Ups /// Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Pizza Sticks /// Dried Cantaloupe /// Apple Cookie /// Cheese and Turkey Roll Up /// Frozen Yogurt Covered Blueberries /// BLT Bites /// Frozen Peanut Butter Snack Square /// Coconut Cream Pie Energy Bites /// Cobb Dip Whether you’re looking for lunch box snacks or… Read More

Super Iced Coffee

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Sometimes it’s the simplest things that make life easier, right? Well, then let me introduce the most amazing, easiest make-at-home iced coffee. I call it Super Iced Coffee. Because, well, that’s exactly what it is Here’s a step by step in how to add a kick to your step during these warm summer days …… Read More

Picnic Potato Salad

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Our family cookbook is full of handwritten notes detailing our feedback on various recipes. This particular potato salad recipe has been dubbed “perfect”, “ideal for picnics” and requested for “every potluck, every summer.” Yep, most definitely a winner! With summer in full swing, I’m excited to share this recipe for the perfect picnic potato salad.… Read More

Black Bean Burger

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I’ve attempted to implement Meatless Mondays around here: both to save money and give our digestive systems a break from processing meat. It’s been met with mixed reviews, especially from my husband, but I’m happy to say I’ve found a few winner recipes. Most of the winners are thanks to black beans since they’re so… Read More

Panera Salads At Home

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Breaking news!!! Well, at least for those who love and adore the salad offerings of Panera Bread. Panera recently launched six of their popular salad dressings as a bottled option in stores. That’s right! You can now whip up your own Panera-ish salads at home and they’ll be practically complete thanks to the Panera dressings.… Read More

Fancy Apple Water

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I’ve got a parenting faux pas to confess — my daughter loves juice. It’s not the end of the world, obviously, but I do regret introducing juice when I did. We’ve been slowly cutting back and I’ve been promoting water to help her stay hydrated during these warmer months, but girlfriend thinks water is lame… Read More

Our New Summer Fave – Lollipop Cookies!

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My kids love to help me in the kitchen. Is that a good thing? I guess but I am always torn between “This is so fun!” and “This is so annoying!” My goals are usually to keep them entertained for a short while, to end up with something yummy that makes us all happy, and… Read More

Cast Iron Enchilada Bake

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Once upon a time I was low on grocery money and high on random pantry ingredients and fridge leftovers. Often times this will result in breakfast for dinner or a mix and match meal. But, one night, the magic must have flew into my kitchen because something truly wonderful occurred. It’s called Cast Iron Enchilada… Read More

Ice Cream Recipes For National Ice Cream Month!

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In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. Good thinking because it sure is hot outside! So we’ve rounded up some perfect recipes for you to stuff your face with celebrate this delicious food holiday. Ice Cream Sandwiches- Taste Of Home… Read More