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The Six Elements Of A Perfect Cheese Board

May 29, 2019

This post is sponsored by Cracker Barrel Cheese. All opinions are mine. If I learned anything while living in Napa, it’s that a good cheese board is a necessity to any and all gatherings. Charcuterie boards are so perfect for having guests over and are appropriate for everything from football games to fancier celebrations. To be honest, I am more of a “snacker”, so even as a family, we have cheese boards for dinner more often than I care to…

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Three Easy Time Saving Hacks For The Lazy Mom

December 20, 2018

This post was sponsored by Happi Foodi. All opinions are mine. 1 | Frozen dinners forever. I don’t know why I spent so long trying to force myself to prep fully-from-scratch fresh dinners for the whole family every night. Why was I so worried about that? I have no idea, but I have definitely saved time by making delicious meals in the *gasp* microwave with Happi Foodi. Their chef-curated frozen meals are packed with nutritious ingredients that everyone will love.…

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DIY Peppermint Brownies | 12 Days of Tutorials

November 19, 2018

It’s the twelfth and last day of my tutorial series! This is *less* of a DIY and more of an essential oil hack. Did you know you could jazz up your brownies with a drop of peppermint oil? Not just any peppermint oil, though. Young Living’s version is completely pure and the highest food-grade quality. It’s such an easy way to make brownies a little different, especially at the holidays. You can read more about my essential oil journey HERE.…

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DIY Halloween Candy Mummies

October 10, 2018

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Butterfinger for IZEA Worldwide. All opinions are 100% mine. Halloween is just around the corner, which means Halloween Parties! Maybe your kiddos are having a party or maybe you are having a work potluck or adult party. Either way, you’re going to want to bring a fun and festive treat. My vote is to bring a sweet treat! (It IS Halloween, after all.) We have all seen a million…

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How I’m Reclaiming My Mornings (And My Sanity)

February 5, 2018

Thank you McCormick for sponsoring this post. Visit your local Wal-Mart to pick up McCormick Good Morning Breakfast for your family! Oh, mornings. (Loud sigh.) The discussion of morning time is one that comes with many eye rolls. I actually love the morning. I have been a morning person for as long as I can remember. For one thing, I hate the feeling that I am missing something by sleeping. Besides that, I truly am naturally a different person in…

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Meatless Sweet Potato and Black Bean Hash

September 24, 2017

This post was sponsored by Bush’s Beans. All opinions are my own. I’m trying to eat a lot cleaner and prepare more food at home. You have probably seen/heard me talking about that. After three babies, I am ready to be at my healthiest. This means cutting back on convenience eating a LOT. Therefore, I have been scouring the internet and my brain for yummy, easy, inexpensive, low maintenance dishes that I can make for the whole family. One thing…

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Healthy Black Bean Brownies

August 3, 2017

  This post is sponsored by Bush’s Beans. All opinions are mine. #MyBestWithBushBeans Did you just read “Healthy Black Bean Brownies” and raise an eyebrow? So did my husband, but hear me out. Guys. I have found the ultimate versatile ingredient. I’m not kidding. What else can go in soups, casseroles, burgers, and even DESSERTS (yes, desserts)?! Bush’s Black Beans, that’s what! I had the opportunity to create a recipe with Bush’s Beans for you, so instead of going for…

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The Easiest Red White and Blue Dessert for the Fourth of July

June 30, 2017

I’m about to share with you the easiest and prettiest dessert recipe, ever! I have been making this red, white and blue trifle cake for years. Trifle cakes are the best, because they are essentially fool-proof and always gorgeous. This one is the perfect dish to bring to a Fourth of July potluck or barbecue. I have seen this feed 20 people. It’s light, refreshing, and 100% patriotic. I am going to share with you how I make mine, but…

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