5 Simple & Easy Heart Healthy Snack Ideas

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As you may or may not know, February is Heart Health month... Surprisingly, I feel like I haven't seen as much attention given to the cause this year as I have in years past -- which is unfortunate, because cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease, stroke, and blood pressure, is still the nation's leading cause […]

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My Simplified Laundry Routine with Tide Pods

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Earlier this month I shared some strategies I used for getting my laundry room under control, but one thing I didn't mention is that I've also simplified my actual laundry routine. As I was dejunking and organizing our laundry room, I realized that the drawers under my washer and dryer were simply overflowing with various […]

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How To Make Origami Lights for Chinese New Year & Beyond

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While browsing Pinterest for a Chinese New Year craft to do with my girls this year, I stumbled upon an image of a set of origami lights that I just fell in love with. But $55 for a set?!? That's just a little too rich for my budget, so I decided we'd try to DIY […]

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30-Minute Loaded Baked Potato Soup | Simple Meals

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'Tis the time of the year to break out my favorite soup recipes, and it just doesn't get much better than this delicious loaded baked potato soup... Full of the creamy, bacon-y flavor of a loaded baked potato, a couple of tricks allow you to prepare this baked potato soup recipe and have it on […]

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Oh, the Places You’ll Go! | Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of A Classic

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Theodore Geisel, better know as Dr. Seuss, is one of my most beloved children's authors. I adore everything about his books -- the whimsical and colorful cartoons, his unique use of punctuation, and his knack for creating nonsense words that spark a child's imagination. We've amassed a vast collection of Dr. Seuss books over the […]

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Getting My Laundry Room Under Control {And My Crazy Dream Laundry Room}

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If I asked you to guess what my most-despised chore is, what would you say? Given the fact that we have 5 active kids, you'd probably guess that it has to be laundry. But the truth is I actually don't mind it that much -- although it IS infinitely more challenging this time of year […]

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Make Your Own Easy Bake Oven Refill Mixes for Just $0.12 Each!!!

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My oldest daughter turned 10 a few months ago -- that precarious age where she's on the cusp of leaving childish things behind but isn't quite ready to give it all up. Her Christmas wish list was an interesting study in this, filled with clothing, a Beats Pill, a Vera Bradley purse, earrings, etc... but […]

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