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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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polynisian cake
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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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italian meat sauce square
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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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cupcakes valentines
CelebrationFood

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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FoodHealth/Fitness

How is the weather where you live? Currently, I am looking at some pretty healthy snow flurries outside my window! Ugh! That makes picking up the kids a nightmare because the pick up line will be 68 miles long by the time I get there because everyone is trying to sneak

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FoodHealth/Fitness

I am so embarrassed to admit I packed on almost 20 pounds over the holidays. I started out doing so well, with just a small nibble here and there. But with each meal, side dish or dessert I cooked, those nibbles became more frequent and the portions got larger. I

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Easy Roast Chicken Recipe
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I am going to tell you a hugely embarrassing secret. I gained over 15 pounds over the holidays. I did a ton of baking for the kids and for school events, and of course I had to taste test everything I made. We also did a lot of cooking those

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IMG_1686
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Do you ever feel as if your family is pulling apart like one of those Stretch Armstrong toys? Sometimes it seems I am going in one direction and the kids are going in their separate directions as well. When you are a busy mom with a kids or two (or

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Benefits Of Drinking Fruit Juice
Food

This post is sponsored by Simply Beverages, but all opinions expressed are my own. Unless you live under a rock, you know about the food pyramid. This handy tool tells us how much of what foods we are supposed to eat each day to stay healthy. When it comes to

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Cranberry Cream Cheese Bars Recipe
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When the kids start school, I am already setting my sights on the holidays. This is my time marker that tells me I have just a few months to get everything I need done before Christmas arrives. That is a total of 115 days, or 16 weeks and 3 days

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Red Velvet Fudge Pie Recipe
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I cannot believe we have less than 10 days left before Christmas is finally here. My son has laid a blanket down in front of the Christmas tree and has sworn he will sleep there until Christmas morning. He does not believe in Santa Claus anymore, so it is not

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food hacks
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Farm Rich for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Farm Rich. All opinions are 100% mine. I know this is supposed to be the the most wonderful time

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M&M’S Christmas Bark Recipe
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Glad & M&M’S® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. One of my favorite holiday memories with my mom was baking with her in our kitchen. We would make brownies, cookies (the thumbprint with jelly in the center were

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Deans Dip
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dean's Dip for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Have you tried the ever popular Dean’s Dip flavors? A few of my favorites are French Onion, Buffalo Ranch, Ranch & Sriracha. Dean’s Dip can be very versatile while adding

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festive apps 2
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This is a sponsored opportunity with Foodie.com and all opinions are my own. Foodie is a fantastic place to find and collect the recipes you want to use this year! I have collected 15 great appetizers to assist in pleasing all those diverse tastes at holiday gatherings. I spent some

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white queso dip recipe
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of SOLO® Brand Products for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. There may be 4 real seasons, but in my house, there are only two. Football season and NOT football season. I grew up in a family that revolved around

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Thin Crust Cheese and Veggie Pizza Recipe cooked
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This post brought to you by Sargento. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Makobi Scribe. With the holidays right around the corner and my brand new baby due any moment now, I am trying my best to get mentally prepared for the craziness that is about to

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mary macs
Food

I was born and raised in the south, so I am proud to be a dyed in the wool Southern girl! I lived in Atlanta most of my life, and although we are in Knoxville now, my heart is back in the big ATL. One of the reasons I love

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cheese
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When it comes to thinking about entertaining for the holidays, I get butterflies in my stomach! I am the go to person who loves to cook the big holiday meals and have all of our friends and family over. If you do not have any place to go to celebrate

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Butter Pecan Ice Cream Lactose Free
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  On November 5th, LACTAID® Brand and National Dairy Council are hosting a live, Google + Hangout with celebrity chef and LACTAID® Brand Spokesperson Melissa d’Arabian on the National Dairy Council Google+ page. While Melissa prepares a full holiday meal live on camera, nutrition expert Lana Frantzen will discuss the

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frozen fruits and vegetables meal2
Food

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Frozen Food Foundation for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Not a day goes by when I don’t open up my refrigerator and find spoiled produce. My heart breaks a little each and every time I have to

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Pumpkin Spice Cookies
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As the kids get older, they are more involved in Halloween, which I love because it is one of my favorite holidays. My kids and I get excited about Halloween before the summer is over! By July, we are already planning what costumes we will wear, how we will decorate

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