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Making Memories EVERY Day {#Free #Activitiesforkids}

One thing I’ve really started focusing on is putting the effort in to making memories. Making the conscious effort to create them EVERY day. It doesn’t have to be big things all the time like Disneyland or Beach Vacations, though those are obviously wonderful, but little things in the every day and making the time to BE together – enjoying and learning together. I mean, we’ve always made memories and spent time together, and LOVED it. But it’s been a…

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Mmmm…Bacon….JAM? {Seriously, Bacon Jam!}

I didn’t like bacon at all {can you imagine?} until our son was born. To get a little personal, I really had to struggle a lot to keep my milk supply up {something I did not have a problem with when our daughter was a baby}. I was eating all sorts of things, trying to see what helped, and strangely noticed a rather large improvement after having a homemade bacon and egg sandwich. Bacon became a go to item for…

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The GM Diet/Cleanse {My *long winded*thoughts}

I’ve been wanting to try a cleanse for years now….The store ones don’t appeal to me, and I know enough about myself to know that I’m not good without food. I need something to sustain me or at least keep me committed. So the Master Cleanse and juice or water cleanses weren’t really at the top of my list either. I just figured I’d find one I was  happy with at some point and try it out – which is…

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Pumpkin Squares…to Cake Pops! #cakepops

Every year around this time my sister in law {over}fills out tummies with her incredibly delicious Pumpkin Squares….of course the cream cheese icing doesn’t hurt either. It’s all so delicious. But since I’ve gotten my cake pop maker I’ve been trying to perfect them and have been making them like crazy! I had the great idea to try the pumpkin squares as cake balls….and guess what, it worked!!! So delicious 🙂 Here is the recipe: Beat Together: 4 eggs 1…

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Sugar Cookies…{Best Recipe}

Well Christmas has finally come to our house….we are in the middle of some renos (kitchen ceiling) that have made for a pretty dusty experience so I was holding off. One week before Christmas and I couldn’t wait any longer! One of the things we did today was make sugar cookies. the kids had a blast cutting and decorating them – and I had fun watching them. Here is the recipe! 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened (I use margarine) 3…

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Salads for the Modern Family Potluck

Holiday food is turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, stuffing, and pasta – right? Instead of suffering from a meat and carb overload mere days into the holiday season, try shaking things up a bit on your family’s menu by adding in some colorful dinner salads. you don’t have to stick with lettuce, cheese, and store-bought dressings, either; here are 5 salad ideas that will make your family members excited for dinner. Green Papaya Salad…

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