New Applegate Half Time Natural and Organic Lunch Kits + Giveaway

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We transitioned away from purchasing store bought lunch kits several years ago after I realized just how many fillers and preservatives they contained. Every once in awhile, my kids will still ask me to pick up a few, but after looking at the selection in the grocery store, the options really haven't improved. While they've […]

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Protein-Packed Brown Sugar Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa #SilkProteinPower

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While we eat a ton of quinoa (we make it in our rice cooker!), I've never actually considered making quinoa for breakfast until I found this breakfast quinoa recipe on the Silk website. I have to admit that I haven't been eating as healthfully as I'd like recently... Knowing that eating a healthy breakfast helps […]

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Chocolate Chip Coffee Muffins + Millstone House Blend Coffee

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A hot cup of coffee and a warm muffin -- they just go together, don't they? Especially on these cooler fall mornings. But what about coffee flavor in a muffin? Or even better, what about a chocolate chip muffin recipe with a little coffee flavor? Now that's something special... This amazing chocolate chip muffin recipe […]

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Fall Fiesta w/ Limited Edition Fall Bud Light Lime Apple-Ahhh-Ritas

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Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Anheuser Busch via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Anheuser Busch. It finally feels like fall here! Which means weekends filled with morning soccer games, followed by afternoon tailgating and college football. My husband typically […]

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Birthday Cake Cookies | A Simple But Adorable Party Treat #GetYourBettyOn

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So I confessed recently that I've greatly simplified our birthday celebrations over the years... And you know what? My kids are totally okay with it! And why shouldn't they be when simple and easy means treats like these yummy birthday cake cookies?!? These birthday cake cookies are from the Betty Crocker Birthdays cookbook, and they […]

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My Favorite Simple Guacamole Recipe + A Sweet Twist

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I guess you could say I'm a bit of a guacamole snob, but I've never been a fan of store bought guacamole. It's just never as good as fresh homemade guacamole. And why bother when making homemade guac is so easy? I make this simple guacamole recipe at least once a week... We smear it […]

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Washi Tape Magnetic Clothespin Clips

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My kids have been back in school for just over two weeks now -- and you know what that means... The dreaded paper influx has begun! Lunch menus, graded papers, classroom newsletters, forms to fill out, permission slips to sign, and on and on. Multiply that times five in our house, and it can quickly […]

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