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The EASIEST Pumpkin Spice Coffee Recipe EVER! #loveyourcup

The EASIEST Pumpkin Spice Coffee Recipe EVER!  #loveyourcup

ahhh…Coffee Lovers UNITE!  I have the EASIEST Pumpkin Spice Coffee recipe that you’ll ever make.  Here’s the best part…it only takes THREE ingredients!  With the fall season upon us, Halloween behind us, it’s only natural that you’ll want to spice up your morning ritual.  Well, I’m glad that I’m here to help! Here’s what you’ll(…)

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Making FUN Halloween Bentos #TrickUrTreat #shop

Making FUN Halloween Bentos #TrickUrTreat #shop

It’s that time of year!  The leaves are turning colors and falling, the air has a chill about it, and the stores have put away the “back to school” displays in favor of HALLOWEEN!  It’s one of my favorite times of the year.  I’d love to share with you how we start getting into the(…)

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Chicken Tacos and Raspberry Slush for a Heart Health Dinner #FreshFinds #shop #cbias

Chicken Tacos and Raspberry Slush for a Heart Health Dinner #FreshFinds #shop #cbias

On a recent shopping trip to Save Mart Supermarket, I was able to buy all ingredients necessary for a dinner that had heart health in mind.  When you’re shopping or preparing your family meals….do you consider heart health?  I’m on a mission to help OPEN your eyes and HELP you think about heart health when(…)

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8 Steps to Reviving Dinner Date Nights #Dinner4Two #shop #cbias #CAMPAIGN

8 Steps to Reviving Dinner Date Nights #Dinner4Two #shop #cbias #CAMPAIGN

  No matter if you’ve been married two years or twenty plus years…date night is an important part of keeping a marriage hopping and happening.  With the busy schedules that encircle our daily lives…we forget to take time for ourselves (let along, the two of us).  Date night doesn’t have to be an extravagant event.(…)

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#ad Fast Chicken Cars for Dinner #Tyson2Nite #cbias

#ad Fast Chicken Cars for Dinner   #Tyson2Nite #cbias

Fast Chicken Cars… You did hear me correctly!  On a recent shopping trip to Walmart, Eli and I discovered Tyson’s Popcorn Chicken and the pre-sale of Fast & Furious 6 on dvd.  This revelation of fast cars and yummy chicken inspired our creative family night of making cars from chicken and then chillin’ and watching(…)

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Should Middle Schoolers Have Cell Phones? Finding the Lowest Wireless Plan

Should Middle Schoolers Have Cell Phones?  Finding the Lowest Wireless Plan

Should your middle schooler have a cell phone?  I’m sure that’s the talk around MANY dinner tables (or tv trays).  We’re such a technology based world now…it’s NOT even close to how it was 25+ years ago when I was in middle school.  Pay phones aren’t at every corner, quarters aren’t jingling in your pockets,(…)

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Why Getting a Slap in the Face by the School Counselor was Good for Me

Why Getting a Slap in the Face by the School Counselor was Good for Me

Ok…Not literally.  The school counselor didn’t actually put her hand across my face, but she did send a jolt through me and ROCKED MY WORLD! Let’s just start from the beginning. This is Isaac. He’s our 6 year old special needs son.  Isaac can walk, but not run.  He can’t talk, feed himself, or use(…)

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Getting Back to School with Bigelow Tea #AmericasTea #shop #cbias

Getting Back to School with Bigelow Tea #AmericasTea #shop #cbias

It’s that time of year again.  BACK TO SCHOOL for the kids.  It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  In our family, we prepare by taking our nightly walks around the golf course.  This gives us time to talk about the day and how it went and what the expectations are for tomorrow.  (…)

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New Lunchables Jr. for Tiny Fingers #LunchablesJR #shop #Campaign #cbias

New Lunchables Jr. for Tiny Fingers #LunchablesJR #shop #Campaign #cbias

I am BEYOND excited to be able to tell you about a NEW product for your little ones!  Lunchables Jr. are the newest convenient and on-the-combo lunchtime or snacktime option for your kiddos.  For ages three and up, these portable lunchtime meal options are a great way to make sure your child eats healthy (and(…)

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