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My Netflix Faves

I know I probably have a different taste in TV shows than you probably do, but I thought it would be fun to talk about our favorite shows on Netflix. Since I don’t have cable or satellite TV (just a digital antenna that gets about 30 channels) most of the TV I watch is online, […]

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Very Berry Crisp

I LOVE berry desserts. Especially when the seasons change and it’s becoming warm, I love a warm berry dessert with cool ice cream to accompany it! My mouth is watering just thinking about it. As I was looking for different recipes and ideas for a berry dessert to make a couple weeks ago, I did […]

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Sponsored: Something Good Happens When We Bake

This post is sponsored by Country Crock but contains my own opinions. Starting a few months ago my daughter got the idea to bake together on Sundays. In the evenings, after dinner she starts asking what we can make. At first I was hesitant because it requires a lot of patience to have kids help […]

Recipes

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Very Berry Crisp

I LOVE berry desserts. Especially when the seasons change and it’s becoming warm, I love a warm berry dessert with cool ice cream to accompany it! My mouth is watering just thinking about it. As I was looking for different recipes and ideas for a berry dessert to make a couple weeks ago, I did […]

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Kool-Aid Fruit Pops

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PourMoreFun #CollectiveBias Spring is here and weather is warm. Summer is on its way, can you feel it? My kids sure can. I get a daily countdown of how many days are left of school. With warm weather comes […]

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Chicken Piccata – Paleo Recipe

Paleo meals are the closest meal plan to my lifestyle. I love that eMeals provides me a weekly Paleo meal plan. I don’t have to think about food, just shop on the shopping list that comes with the plan. How easy is that? Check out this delicious recipe from eMeals and consider signing up for the meal plan that perfect for […]

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Chocolate Cream Pie

Chocolate pis is my favorite dessert and this is my all-time favorite chocolate pie.  The recipe is so easy to memorize that this is my go-to dessert for company or when I need to take something special somewhere. I found the recipe at Food.com. Try it, you’ll love it! Plus, an easy homemade chocolate pie, you […]

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Crafts

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Crayon Fingerprint Art

Did you know that you can do more than just color with crayons? When using crayons in the traditional way you really can’t get too fancy- ok well at least I can’t. Yet when you change the consistency of crayons it’s almost like a whole new medium to play, explore and create with. I have […]

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Painting with Crayons

Ok are you ready for another crayon project? I know you have crayons lying around in desperate need of a new assignment so let’s get it done!! Today’s project is “painting with melted crayons.” I love, love, love this method. Have you ever thought you could paint with crayons? Check it out. What you need: […]

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7 Ways to Reuse Crayons

Have you ever wondered what you can do with those old broken crayons that are just sitting around the house? Crayons can be expensive and not something you just want to throw away because they are old or broken. If you think about it, there are several things you can do to reuse those crayons. […]

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Pastel Easter Printable Banner

Get your house in the festive Easter mood with this printable Easter banner! Just click this link to download the pdf and print the banner! Included with the pdf are a suggestion for how to make the banner, of course you can always do it any creative way you want to! If you love have […]

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Travel

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Visiting the Bahamas

This trip was sponsored by Tours4Fun.com but all opinions are my own. Get ready for a picture explosion and long post! I was very excited for the Bahamas cruise we took in March. The stops would be Coco Cay – Royal Caribbean’s private island and Nassau, Bahamas. Before the trip I researched the excursions for […]

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A Cruise Full of Firsts

My trip was sponsored by Tours4Fun.com but all opinions are my own. Get ready for a crazy picture explosion! Anyone who knows me (even my loyal readers) know that a cruise is my preferred vacation. They are so affordable (when you take them frugally) and offer so much more than most other types of vacations. Even though […]

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Tips for Choosing the Perfect Cruise Ship

My cruise was sponsored by Tours4Fun.com but all opinions are my own. When it comes to vacation we all want different things. My perfect vacation wouldn’t be your perfect vacation. When  planning a cruise, though I firmly believe a cruise is the perfect vacation for the whole family because of the huge variety of activities, […]

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Segway Tour Through Miami’s Art Deco District

It is a beautiful thing to mark something off your travel Bucket List. Ever since I first learned about Segways I wanted to ride on one. After Heidi and I got off our Caribbean Cruise, we headed to South Beach for a Segway tour of Miami’s Art Deco District. The tour put on by Bike and Roll, […]

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Health

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How Water Helps Weightloss

Starting a weight loss program is hard enough.  It can not only be overwhelming, but it can be mentally and physically challenging. It’s hard to know where to start! That is why I recommend starting with one simple step. Water. It’s an easy step to start with. Everyone can do it! Here is how it […]

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Receiving Care at Home with Doctor on Demand

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Doctor On Demand. I received a free trial coupon code to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Getting to the doctor can be hard. I am usually able to take my kids without a problem […]

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Creating a Healthy Meal Plan

We have previously talked about how to start meal planning. Now let’s talk about making those meals healthy. After you have selected the food choices that you enjoy eating, go through to make sure that you don’t have too much of one thing over others. Color coding types of meals can help in doing this. If […]

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Tips to Overcome Emotional Eating

Like most people, I started the year feeling optimistic and hopefully. There were many projects on the horizon that seemed to be falling into place and it seemed like it was going to be “my year.” Well we are not even a week into the new year and all of those projects have disappeared leaving […]

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