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Two Kitchen Hacks that make Fresh herbs Easy to use later

As a busy mom, I’m always looking for ways to save time but still keep quality in just about everything I do. Whether it be running errands, devising travel plans or making dinner. And one of my biggest pet peeves is seeing food I’ve purchased go to waste. It’s especially …

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Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipe: Wheatberry Cranberry Salad

This fresh, flavorful Wheatberry Cranberry Salad is bursting with harvest flavors and fiber: cranberries, zucchini, maple syrup, chickpeas, feta cheese and wheat berries, which comprise the entire kernel of corn, minus the hull. The recipe is simple, quick, free of preservatives and a great way to use up those Thanksgiving leftovers. …


Game Day Chipotle Mango Meatball Recipe

Football season is upon on us and living rooms across the country are being taken over each Sunday to the sounds of fans rooting for their teams. Even though I’m not a huge fan of football, what I do love are game day traditions and food. My favorite game day …

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6 Of Our Favorite Holiday Dishes + Appliances From Best Buy To Make Them A Breeze

Can you believe it’s nearly October? For me, October is the start of the Holiday season. In the following three months we have Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas just a month apart from each other and it got my thinking about all of the delicious dishes that come along with these …

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How to Get More Vitamin C Into Your Children’s Diet

Vitamin C is one of the most important vitamins young, growing bodies need. Not only does it bolster your children’s immune systems during cold and flu season, but it also enables the absorption of iron and ensures cuts and scrapes heal faster. While oranges are known sources of vitamin C, …

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Bento Box Mouse + Chia Berry Smoothie Recipe

As parents we face a variety of concerns regarding the welfare of our children. Are they watching too much TV? Are they doing well in school? Are their friends a good influence? Among our top concerns are their nutrition, which seems to me causes the most angst during their toddler …

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Easy Homemade Churro Recipe with a Hint of Chocolate

When I think of Mexico, my mouth starts watering. I imagine delicious carne asada street tacos, sopes and of course, cinnamon sugar covered churros. We love Mexican food so much in our home that I often make it for dinner. But it wasn’t until I recently ran across the new …


DIY Pumpkin Spiced Latte Recipe

I’m a daily coffee drinker. Day in, day out, I can count on brewing and drinking AT LEAST 4 cups of coffee to help fuel my day as a busy mom and blogger. While I love the great taste of my new found best friend as part of my morning routine, …

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Inspiration For Your Family Movie Night + Pizza Nachos Recipe

The school year is in full swing by now. We’re back to our routines, sports and an increasingly busier calendar. These days families spend their time on homework, soccer practice, PTA Meetings, play dates and if you’re lucky – the occasional family night. One of our favorite family night traditions are …

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Halloween Recipe: Bacon Wrapped Sausage Mummies

I know you’ve seen them. Those super cute Hot Dog Mummies that are spreading like wildfire on Pinterest lately. I’ve had a few pictures pinned since last year and decided this was the year to give them a go. I had a quick family meeting with Ben and we decided …