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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Cinnamon Tea Cookies + Spicy Chai Latte = Afternoon Bliss

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This post was sponsored by Starbucks as part of an Influencer Activation. I received compensation and complimentary products to facilitate my review. I've been eagerly anticipating summer break, while at the same time dreading it... Don't get me wrong -- I love spending time with my kids. But things get a little crazy around here […]

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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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Caprese Pesto Pasta Salad // Walmart Grocery Pickup Review

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While thumbing through the latest issue of Cooking Light magazine yesterday, a recipe for Pesto Pasta Salad caught my eye. Light and summery, filled with fresh tomatoes and mozzarella, it sounded like a deliciously easy weeknight dinner option! So I tore the page out... I do this often. In fact, I have a whole box […]

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5 Tips for Keeping Your White Clothes Looking Like New // Laundry Made Easy

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White clothing is the bane of moms everywhere. Am I right? I've strictly forbidden my husband to purchase white shirts in the future. I'm telling you, the man is a stain. magnet. And my kids... Just whose idea was it to buy white soccer uniforms?!? It's safe to say that I have more than a […]

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Homemade Taco Seasoning Spice Mix

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Updated from the archives -- originally posted in October 2012 I prefer to make my own homemade spice mixes whenever possible. I mean, why not? It takes just a few minutes to stir a few spices together, and the results are SO much better than anything I've ever purchased. One spice mix that I make […]

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Simple Budget-Friendly Taco Meat Recipe // Seasoned Ground Beef With Black Beans

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So when I shared how we survived spring soccer season, I completely spaced on one of our favorite quick and easy, budget-friendly meals... Tacos, of course! My kids will eat tacos any day of the week, be it Taco Tuesday (on a Wednesday...) or Fiesta Friday. In fact, sometimes I think that my teenage boys […]

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