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5 Ways to Dress Up Frozen Meals // Win Lunch for A Week from Saffron Road

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It's easy to fall into a lunchtime rut once the kids start school. In fact, some days just remembering to stop and eat lunch can be a struggle. When I do remember, it's not necessarily unhealthy -- but it's not a complete meal, either. A bowl of yogurt with granola or a piece of string […]

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3 Steps to Save BIG on Every Online Purchase // Win a $500 AmEx Gift Card!

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This post was sponsored by Ebates as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I've been a coupon clipper since I was a preteen. Yes, really! My mom was an office manager at a local grocery store, so she usually did our grocery shopping before or after work -- which meant that I didn't […]

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Simple & Convenient Grocery Shopping Solution // A Gift To Myself

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Google Express. The opinions and text are all mine. We've been doing the OBX beach vacation thing for 5 years now, and I finally feel like I've got the whole coordinating/packing/meal-planning thing for our trip under control. So much that I was actually able […]

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4 Protein-Packed On the Go Bento Box Snack Ideas // Hack Your Snacks

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This post has been sponsored by Jack Link’s in partnership with Ahalogy. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Soccer started back up last week, with team camp at the beginning of the week and team practices following toward the end. With the first day of school this Wednesday, I'm already starting to think ahead […]

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Refrigerator Deep-Cleaning 101 // A Clean Fridge Saves Time & Money

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This post was sponsored by P&G as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. Confession time... It's been far too long since I deep cleaned my refrigerator. Like, "I can't even remember when the last time is that I pulled everything out and wiped it down" […]

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How To Remove Difficult Stains // Laundry Made Easy

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Eight-year-old boys and white soccer uniforms are like oil and water. I mean, really??? It's a safe bet that it will be dirty before we even reach the soccer fields... Luckily, this isn't my first rodeo! My older girls have the same uniforms, plus we've owned numerous pairs of white baseball pants over the years. […]

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12 Super Summer Recipes // Fresh From Florida

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This post was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. This time of year brings forth some of my very favorite types of produce in stores: blueberries, watermelon, sweet corn and tomatoes! Though it's pretty early to find locally grown crops here in Ohio, I'm super happy to […]

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