Simple No-Mess Paper Bag Pinata Craft for Parties {And Rainy Days!}

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Hershey Company. All opinions are 100% mine. I'm not exactly sure why, but my girls have been begging me for months to make homemade pinatas. I suspect they probably saw a video on YouTube and thought it looked like a fun project. While […]

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Foolproof 2-Ingredient 15-Minute Cream Biscuits Recipe

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So I'm really struggling with what to call this cream biscuits recipe, which seems pretty absurd given how simple it is... 2-Ingredient Biscuits? Easiest-Ever Biscuits? Foolproof Biscuits? 15-Minute Biscuits? One Bowl Biscuits? Let's just call them what they really are -- delicious! Seriously, they're all of the above: just two simple ingredients, prepared in a […]

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Star Wars S’mores Snack Mix // The Force Awakens

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So how many of you are excited about the big Star Wars: The Force Awakens release today?! I'll let you in on a little secret -- I'm really kind of meh about the whole Star Wars saga... I guess I was just a little too young when the original movies came out, and I never […]

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Coconut Lime Quinoa // Easy Prep 3-Ingredient Side Dish

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I'm all about simple side dishes that pack a ton of flavor -- and this easy coconut lime quinoa totally delivers! We're talking virtually hands off cooking here... Basically, it's a riff on our favorite (and very popular) Coconut Milk Rice recipe, substituting quinoa for the basmati rice. Sounds good, hmm? With just three real […]

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Easy Indoor Herb Garden That’s Simple To Maintain // 10-Minute Project

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I'm just going to put this out there -- I'm a total container gardening failure. Over the years, I've shared several posts about how I've started an indoor herb garden. Some of you may have even wondered why there were no follow-up posts... The truth is: I completely and utterly suck at nurturing a tiny […]

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Preteen Style Must-Haves For Spring

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Being a mom to a preteen girl is both fun-filled and, um, challenging, to say the least. I mean, the mood swings, the stubbornness, the eye rolls... Is it just a girl thing? We certainly didn't have this kind of drama with my older boys. But there are also still snuggles, like today when my […]

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Irish Walnut Oatmeal Soda Bread // Twist on the Classic Soda Bread Recipe

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Updated from the archives -- originally posted in March 2012 We've been eating a lot of homemade bread around here lately, mainly the Artisan Bread in Five Minutes variety because it's so. darn. easy... But I've been wanting to try my hand at a good Irish soda bread for awhile. Several years ago, on a […]

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