Mrs. Claus Wants You To Keep Your Heart Healthy This Holiday Season #IC #Sponsored

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“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for DSM. I received product samples and a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” Talk to me any day of the week and I will tell you how important it is to eat healthy food. Well now this season’s hottest power couple […]

Spare the Elbow Grease: Bread Machine Basics for Beginners

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  Bread machines sound like a relic – why bother making bread from scratch when you can grab a loaf on your next trip to the grocery store? In reality, this small kitchen appliance is about to become your new best friend. Bread machines really are the best thing since… well, sliced bread. If you’re […]

Mexican Dinner Party featuring Bud Light Lime Cran-Brrr-Ritas

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Anheuser Busch via Mode Media. I unexpectedly had to host a dinner party for a couple unexpected guests last week and only had one day’s notice to prepare, which with three children was no small task. After assessing what was in the fridge, I decided to make Chicken Chipotle […]

Wednesday Is Prince Spaghetti Day!

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If you couldn’t already tell that I’m from New England, this will really give it away!   Wednesday is Prince Spaghetti Day! Remember that commercial?! I was pleasantly surprised to find a new version of the original commercial on YouTube as well! Check it out… I love it! The remake of the iconic TV commercial […]

Back To School Snacking with Arla Dofino Cheese

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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Arla Dofino. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. If you are looking for a healthy back to school snack, look no further than Arla Dofino. Arla Dofino cheeses […]

BEEF… It’s What’s For Dinner! With Chocolate Caramelized Onions

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Disclosure: I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for the Beef Checkoff. I received products to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. My family loves meat. I mean looooooves meat. Especially BEEF! If my kids had their way, they would have steak for […]

One Tequila, Two Tequila…

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  Happy National Tequila day! Celebrate with these delicious drinks. (Recipes included!)       While the Blackberry Bramble is traditionally made with gin, bourbon is often used instead for a deeper flavor. Blue Nectar Reposado is the perfect alternative with its smooth, light oak wood character.   Blackberry Blue Nectar® Bramble Ingredients: 2 oz. […]

Steak on the BBQ and a Hot and Spicy Cocktail Recipe

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Summer is finally here and that means that BBQ season is underway! If you aren’t already grilling every weekend, you need to start ASAP! Didn’t you know that July is National Grilling Month? There are a million scrumptious looking recipes floating around on Pinterest and every Tom, Dick and Harry’s blog, but we found one […]

Getting Ready for 4th of July Weekend!

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(Img Source: www.thetwistband.com) I’m going to be getting ready for 4th of July weekend with a few Red, White and Blueberry Cocktails (pictured above). I found the recipe for these yummy cocktails on The Twistband blog. The recipe calls for silver tequila, 1 small watermelon, juice of 2 limes, 1 cup blueberries, 1/2 liter club […]

Eating Well, Living Better – Isn’t That What Everyone Wants?!

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Eating Well, Living Better: The Grassroots Gourmet Guide to Good Health and Great Food By: Dr. Michael Fenster Everyone loves to eat. And everyone wants to be healthy. But how do we navigate between today’s extremes—between those offering us gastronomic gluttony and the siren song of convenient junk food and those preaching salvation only through […]