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Easy Recipes with Smart and Final Using First Street Peanut Butter and Oatmeal

Easy Recipes with Smart and Final Using First Street Peanut Butter and Oatmeal

Smart and Final is having a SUPER AWESOME sale August 14-20, 2013.  When you buy any FOUR participating First Street Products, you will save $2.0o instantly (and there are NO LIMITS!).  I recently took a little shopping trip to Smart and Final and picked up a few of these products to come up with a(…)

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#ad Tyson’s Back to School Project A+ is an EASY way to Raise Money for Your School #Clip4School #cbias

#ad Tyson’s Back to School Project A+ is an EASY way to Raise Money for Your School #Clip4School #cbias

      We just returned from a LONG road trip…only to discover that school starts in TWO WEEKS!  HOLY COW!  Am I the ONLY one that just realized this??  I’m so behind on this revelation that these are the kids backpacks from last year…with last year’s papers STILL in them!!  oh my! Another realization(…)

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Easy Pineapple and Ham Kabobs

Easy Pineapple and Ham Kabobs

I know it happens to you too…right? “Honey…I’m on my way home.  What’s for dinner??” “uhh…it’s a surprise!” OH &^%$….what am I going to make for dinner! This is my conversation with my husband almost daily!  I’m NOT a great cook, I don’t really like cooking (mainly because I don’t like cleaning up the kitchen!).(…)

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Tasty Heart Healthy Burgers for Tailgating #cbias #FreshFinds #shop

Tasty Heart Healthy Burgers for Tailgating #cbias #FreshFinds #shop

We are a “heart” conscious family. With a child born with a heart defect, a husband with high blood pressure, and myself with an ever-expanding waistline (which isn’t good for the heart)….we’re conscious! Trying to be “heart healthy” doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice taste at ALL! In fact, it means you get to experiment(…)

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#ad Finding a Balance at Dinner–Healthy, Fast, Fun, and EPIC the movie #MealsTogether #cbias

#ad Finding a Balance at Dinner–Healthy, Fast, Fun, and EPIC the movie #MealsTogether #cbias

  It’s a sunny afternoon in northern Nevada, and I’m sitting on the patio in a lounge chair.  I can feel the sun beating on my face while I adjust my sunglasses to see my romance novel more clearly.  In the background, I hear the birds chirping, squirrels jumping from tree to tree, and faint(…)

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#ad Inspiring Picky Eaters to Enjoy Food #SpringtimeNuggets #cbias

#ad Inspiring Picky Eaters to Enjoy Food #SpringtimeNuggets #cbias

*I was compensated for this post in exchange for my honest review/opinion* Picky eaters…can they be inspired to eat and ENJOY it??  Sure they can…and here’s how: In our house…the boys LOVE Tyson Chicken Nuggets.  Well, let’s start with that.  I made a quick shopping trip to Walmart to purchase the nuggets as well as(…)

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College Basketball Treats #SnackMadness #CBias

College Basketball Treats #SnackMadness #CBias

    So…you like the way those Brownie Pops look…do you??   Let me tell you how they came about and how YOU can make them too! Football is over….it’s basketball’s time to reign (Thank goodness…it’s my FAVORITE!)  With college basketball playoffs going on, it was the PERFECT time to say, “honey…I NEED to go(…)

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Creating Memories by Making Snow Cream #ShareTheSoft #CBias

Creating Memories by Making Snow Cream #ShareTheSoft #CBias

Can you believe all the snow we’ve been getting?  OK, well…in northern Nevada…it’s a WEE bit chilly here! With weather like this…I just want to snuggle in my sweatpants by the fire and watch movies…while holding down the couch and eating something yummy. and that’s JUST what we decided to do! After waiting for the sun(…)

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Tips for Hosting a Holiday Get Together #CBias #ChooseSmart

Tips for Hosting a Holiday Get Together  #CBias #ChooseSmart

Tis the season for holiday get togethers…and whether you live near your family or you get to spend time with close friends, it doesn’t have to break the bank OR be stressful to host those dear to you this holiday. First…decide a theme.  Are you going to be “kid friendly”, “adult only”, full buffet, appetizers,(…)

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