7 Simple Tasks to Get Kids Involved in Meal Preparation

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I still have my very first cookbook -- I Cooked It, copyright 1975 by the Newman Parents Association of New Orleans, LA... This snazzy little neon yellow and hot pink number was given to me by my Aunt Helen on September 2nd, 1983, which would have made me all of 7 years old. Looking at […]

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Easy Smoothie Recipe | An Easier Morning Routine Starts With… Me

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I'll be the first to admit that mornings can be a bit rough around here... often hectic and stressful, which doesn't exactly set the tone for a productive day -- for me or for my kids. Things are complicated even more now with two of my kids heading off to middle school and the other […]

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Cilantro Chipotle Barbecue Chicken Thighs + Giveaway

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Grilled chicken is one of our go-to summer meals. In fact, we still make this grilled honey lime chicken several times a month. But we're always up for trying something new, especially when that something new combines the flavors of chipotle and cilantro -- two of my very faves! I know that cilantro is one […]

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Living Room Refresh With Libby Langdon For Walmart

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We've been in our home for close to three years now, and while most of our furniture is still fairly new and in good condition, lately I've been getting the itch to change things up a bit. Looking around, I zeroed in on this corner of the room that could use a little pick-me-up. While […]

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Delicious Cold-Pressed Juice On The Go | Evolution Fresh Juice Review

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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Millennial Central for Evolution Fresh. I received coupons for Evolution Fresh juices to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. My husband and I have been juicing for about a year now, starting with a Fusion Juicer and […]

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Creamy Malted Twinkies Milkshake

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I wrote this review while participating in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Twinkies. I received samples and a promotional item to thank me for participating. I'm sure you've heard by now that Twinkies are back, right? A favorite of mine growing up, I always knew the remainder of my school day […]

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Avalon Bay 18-Bottle Thermoelectric Wine Cooler Review + Giveaway

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Though I truly enjoy both red and white wines, I tend to drink far more red than white -- mainly because I'm forgetful... and impatient. When the mood strikes me to have a glass of wine, often I've forgotten to chill a bottle of white and I'm just not interested in waiting the amount of […]

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