Easy & Healthy Real Food Snacks from Made In Nature // Win a $100 Walmart Gift Card

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Hey friends! With soccer back in action and school starting next week, it seems like a good time for us to chat about snacks. I fully admit that I love to snack... So naturally, my kids have always been big snackers, too. I've never tried to curb their grazing tendencies, because there's plenty of evidence […]

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Cheesy Broccoli Pasta Salad with Grilled Pork Tenderloin // Chopped At Home Challenge

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Just over a month ago, I took a bit of a risk and cut our cable. Radical? Maybe not so much these days with the advent of media-streaming apps, but still a tad scary for a girl who's had cable access for as long as she can recall. Surprisingly, it really hasn't fazed me... Game […]

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Beer Bottle Tiki Torches // A Fresh Take on the Homemade Wine Bottle Tiki Torch

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I've wanted to make some wine bottle tiki torches for some time now. You've probably seen them floating around on Pinterest -- I know I've seen several takes on them there. I actually went so far as to pick up most of the supplies at Walmart about a year ago, and I also started saving […]

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Refreshing Asian Cucumber Salad // Simple Summer Side

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Cucumber salad is, hands down, one of my favorite summer side dishes -- and with good reason. It's light, refreshing, and pairs well with just about any main dish. Plus, cucumbers are plentiful, fresh, and dirt cheap this time of year! I've shared my go-to Hungarian cucumber salad (a family heirloom recipe) and a delicious […]

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What’s In My Purse… Right Now // What’s In Yours?

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I've always been curious about those features in magazines where you get an inside glimpse at the contents of a celebrity's purse. Are they staged or for real? Regardless, it's always interesting to see the mix of items that they consider "must haves" -- isn't it?! While I definitely am NOT celebrity status, with the […]

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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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Picnic Perfect Red, White & Blue Patriotic M&M’s Cookie Bars

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If you need an easy dessert idea for the upcoming 4th of July weekend, this is THE ONE! These cookie bars get a little patriotic treatment courtesy of a heavy dose of red, white & blue M&M's candies that I picked up at Walmart. Now, I love a good cookie as much as the next […]

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