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Working in an office all day sometimes get a little bit tedious. Whether it be a high stress day or a day with not much on my plate, I tend to eat when I am under any sort of pressure or if I am bored. I always try to keep

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Adjusting from the lawlessness of summer time to the back to the school grind is never easy, for parent or child. Even though you still had to go to work everyday, getting off to work in the morning is always a little easier when your kids are on summer break.

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Being a working mom is a tough business to be in! My mornings are spent getting ready for work, getting my two little ones ready for daycare and rushing to start my day at the office. My days at the office can be so intense that there are many days

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easy weeknight meal ideas
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Back to school season is stressful enough. This year, Aidan begins VPK and an entirely new schedule in a new classroom. I am also working full time out of the home. I am really not sure what my next two weeks are going to look like when this new schedule

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I remember when I was pregnant with Aidan. I told myself that I was going to be the perfect parent who never let their kid use an iPad or eat hot dogs. Wow, it is amazing what 4 years can do to you! These days, I am happy if I

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July is National Hot Dog Month so enjoy the long dog days of summer and heat up the stove or the grill. Everybody loves a dog and Gwaltney recipes has some fun ideas that are sure to put a little light in their eyes. Just check out the recipe section! Whether

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Summertime is hot down here in the sunshine state, but I know it gets just as hot in the other parts of the country as well. Keeping our kids eating the right things as opposed to all the sugar snacks that usually are doled out can be quite a challenge.

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when I was younger, we went went out to eat and it was my turn to pick the restaurant, I would always pick Wendy’s. I loved their Frosty’s and I was bale to get one with my kids meal for a small up charge. I would take my time and

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When the fun gets going in the summer you want to make sure your kids are staying cool and getting plenty of hydration. I know we want to give them all the cold or frozen treats that we all grew up with that you know are just pure sugar. It’s

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peanut butter and jelly
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I’m a PediaSure SideKicks Partner and am a sponsored blog partner, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure. I love my kids. I work hard to make sure they have everything their growing bodies need to develop and stay healthy. BUT…young kids can be difficult

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Chocolate peanut butter icebox cake recipe
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I don’t know about you, but for me, summer time is all about cool treats and the warm summer sun. For my husband, summer means prime barbecue season. We pull out the grill and the smoker and he whips up the most amazing fall off the bone ribs and chicken that

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I’m a PediaSure SideKicks Partner and am a sponsored blog partner, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure. I love my kids. I work hard to make sure they have everything their growing bodies need to develop and stay healthy. BUT…young kids can be difficult

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I’m a PediaSure SideKicks Partner and am a sponsored blog partner. Please see below for additional disclosure. I have, however, love and have used PediaSure long before this partnership and will continue long after. All opinions, messes and kids pictured are my own. Summertime is here and a ton of kids

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When most people think about tea, they imagine stodgy European tea rooms or exotic Far East ceremonies. The truth is that every culture in the world has a relationship with tea — but what that tea comes from varies from place to place. South America has always had a vibrant

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France has the baguette, Belgium has it’s chocolate and Italy claims pasta. Now that the United States is ready to pick a national food, let me introduce my friend, the steak. Of course steak is a perfect choice for the great American plate. Celebrating their “Bold at Steak” campaign, Outback Steakhouse

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Classic American Potato Salad
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When I was growing up, I was one of 6 kids. Mom didn’t always have the time to hang out with the kids. We had a pretty big house, so mom spent a lot of time cleaning it, cooking, sewing our clothes and a ton of other tasks. When mom

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Orange Juice Demo
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Florida Department of Citrus for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. We all drink plenty of 100% Florida Orange Juice in my house. I know it is a smart component to nutritious eating, and unlike some other healthy drinks

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premier protein smoothie
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Memorial Day Weekend is right around the corner and a perfect reason to celebrate with a cool and delicious berry parfait. Premier Protein wants to help you keep that beach body diet with their new Red, White and Blue Breakfast Parfait. To prevent you from pigging out on greasy cheeseburgers,

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my kids on the go
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This blog post is sponsored by Mott’s and SocialMoms. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. It’s spring again and my weekends are filled with grassy fields and cleats. I have to bring easy snacks for kids to eat between games or in the truck, so I’m going through

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Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf Recipe
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When I was working in an office in the downtown area, we had a Starbucks around the corner. Almost every morning I would leave the house a little early so I had time to run in and get myself a cup of coffee or a latte. I knew I was

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Go Gluten Free
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Unless you live under a rock, you have probably heard the buzz words “gluten free”. Now the question you are asking is “What the heck is gluten and why do I want to be free from it?” Well, gluten is a generic name for the storage protein found in grains

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taste of home
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This post is sponsored by Knorr, but all thoughts are our own. When I am cooking dinner for my boys, I can’t help but think back to the meals my mother used to cook for me when I was a kid. I remember the smells wafting down from the stove high above

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Greek Yogurt Key Lime Pie
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Spring is right around the corner and many people are scouring the web for just the right recipe to cook to celebrate the warm weather. I have always been more partial to a Key Lime Pie at the change of the season. After all I do live in Florida and it is

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Keurig 2.0
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Are you a coffee drinker? If you are, do you remember how excited you were when you found out about the newest addition to the coffee world; the Keurig? This single service coffee maker was a huge innovation that turned the coffee world on its proverbial head! This was especially

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This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me by Sweetworks. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. One of my son’s favorite things to do is find games on his ipad we both like to play. It is a form of bonding

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healthy meatloaf recipe
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I cannot get over how fast my kids went from elementary school to middle and high school! My husband and I were laughing about the kids becoming teenagers behind our backs! My son is getting so tall and is all legs, like a little gazelle. My daughter is super involved

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The information, products and Publix gift cards were provided by General Mills through Linqia. Publix wants you to make it a Viva Italia Night! I would love for you to enter my giveaway below, visit the following sites for recipes ideas: Hunts, Progresso, Pillsbury, or Betty Crocker, and head to Publix for exclusive

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bakery Crafts for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. The idea of celebrating Valentine’s Day has been around for centuries. Initially, the idea started back in the Middle Ages. In 18th-century England, it became a time lovers could express

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Triple Chocolate Brownies Recipe
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of AllWhites Egg Whites for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. This post brought to you by AllWhites Egg Whites but the content and opinions are all mine. Did you make any New Years resolutions this year? If so, what did you decide

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This is a sponsored opportunity with Foodie.com and all opinions are my own. Thanksgiving is a time for great food and spending time with the family. Foodie is a fantastic place to find and collect the recipes you want to use this Valentine’s Day! I spent some time on the

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