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Bacon and Brown Sugar Little Smokies

Bacon and Brown Sugar Smokies 1 pkg Little Smokies 1 pkg Bacon – cut in half or thirds 2 cups brown sugar 50 toothpicks Directions Once you cut the bacon in half (or thirds, depending on how thick you want the bacon wraps, wrap each smokie sausage with a piece of bacon. Pierce with a […]

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Easy Ways to Keep Family Travel on Budget

This article has been sponsored by Giving Assistant but all opinions are my own. As you are well aware my family loves to travel. I plan out family trips months and years before we actually go. Some of the trips I plan are hypothetical to see if we could actually afford it. Most are cemented […]

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No Sew Flag Onesie

For this cute project I decided to combine a pinterest inspiration with the desire to send my newest niece a present and BAM, out came the No Sew Flag Onesie (of course you can adapt this into a shirt). What you need: Onesie (or shirt) Red rick rack Blue and white polka dot ribbon Fabric […]

Recipes

Bacon-Brown-Sugar-Little-Smokies

Bacon and Brown Sugar Little Smokies

Bacon and Brown Sugar Smokies 1 pkg Little Smokies 1 pkg Bacon – cut in half or thirds 2 cups brown sugar 50 toothpicks Directions Once you cut the bacon in half (or thirds, depending on how thick you want the bacon wraps, wrap each smokie sausage with a piece of bacon. Pierce with a […]

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Pineapple-Tomato Roasted Mahi Mahi

eMeals is at it again knocking delicious Paleo recipes out of the park! Pineapple- Tomato Roasted Mahi Mahi Ingredients 6 (6-oz) skinless wild-caught mahi mahi fillets (or use salmon) Coconut oil cooking spray 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp lemon pepper seasoning 2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro 4 Roma tomatoes, sliced 2 cups cubed pineapple Instructions […]

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25 Awesome Ice Cream Sandwich Recipes

You know you should be trying new recipes, but sometimes it’s hard to know what will end up awesome and what will flop. Ice cream sandwiches are something easy that you can experiment with because even if it flops – it’s still ice cream! So an ice cream sandwich recipe can never truly be a […]

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Slow-Cooker Beef Ragu – Paleo Meal

Ingredients 3 lb boneless beef chuck roast, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces 1/4 cup almond flour 1 tsp garlic salt 1 tsp lemon-pepper seasoning 2 Tbsp coconut oil 13/4 cups organic chicken broth 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium onion, chopped 1 (16-oz) pkg sliced fresh mushrooms 1 (14.5-oz) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes 1/4 […]

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Crafts

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No Sew Flag Onesie

For this cute project I decided to combine a pinterest inspiration with the desire to send my newest niece a present and BAM, out came the No Sew Flag Onesie (of course you can adapt this into a shirt). What you need: Onesie (or shirt) Red rick rack Blue and white polka dot ribbon Fabric […]

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Review: Happy Crafters

Ever since I got my cutting machine I have wanted to venture out into the world of iron on vinyl. I started with the regular indoor/outdoor vinyl and was having so much fun I sort of forgot about it for a while. I recently became aware of Happycrafters.com and knew I had to have some […]

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DIY Travel Entertainment Pack for Kids

Summer is here and it might mean you have a vacation or two in the near future. We have several fun trips planned for this summer so I’ve been thinking of ways to entertain my kids while on airplanes and in cars. Having various forms of entertainment is key, which is why I have come up […]

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Fun DIY Growth Chart Ideas

By Bryn Huntpalmer Via You Put it Up Our kids grow up so fast, and though we wish we could freeze them at certain ages, they keep getting bigger and more independent every day! If you’re looking for a DIY project that is affordable, adds a fun element to your home, and celebrates your family, […]

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Travel

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Easy Ways to Keep Family Travel on Budget

This article has been sponsored by Giving Assistant but all opinions are my own. As you are well aware my family loves to travel. I plan out family trips months and years before we actually go. Some of the trips I plan are hypothetical to see if we could actually afford it. Most are cemented […]

DIY-Travel-Entertainment-Pack-Kids

DIY Travel Entertainment Pack for Kids

Summer is here and it might mean you have a vacation or two in the near future. We have several fun trips planned for this summer so I’ve been thinking of ways to entertain my kids while on airplanes and in cars. Having various forms of entertainment is key, which is why I have come up […]

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Summer Travel Bonus

This summer my family’s travel bucket list involves some really fun and special activities. A few years ago my parents moved, we’ve seen them at family reunions and on other trips but we’ve never visited them in their new home. We are heading there this summer to spend a week with them. Later in the […]

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A City Girl’s Guide to Ranch Enjoyment

Don’t get me wrong, I LOVED my time at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, so much that I still get a little teary thinking about it. Horseshoe Canyon Ranch taught me some amazing life lessons about my self and definitely holds a special place in my heart. BUT I wish I had been a little more prepared […]

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Health

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Sun Safety: Teaching Kids To Protect Their Skin

Summer is the perfect time to create great homeschool lessons for your kids on the topic of Sun Safety.  Teaching kids to protect their skin isn’t just about education, but practicality.  Most kids don’t understand why they have to stop and slather on sunscreen before heading outside to play, but once they have experienced the […]

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7 Tips for Sun Safety for Kids

We want to protect our kids in every way possible, even from the sun. That’s why it’s important to follow these seven tips for sun safety for kids because keeping our most precious asset safe is super important. Pick out a favorite hat When it comes to getting kids to protect themselves from the sun […]

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Protect Your Skin Tips + Ideas

I received Coolibar products to help facilitate my review. All opinions are my own. I’m very concerned about skin. At the young age of 23, long before anyone should have to deal with skin cancer, I had skin cancer. Then a couple of years later I had it again. I know part of it is […]

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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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