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30 Slow Cooker Recipes for Soup, Stew and Chili

30 Slow Cooker Recipes for Soup, Stew and Chili

| September 4, 2014 | 5 Comments

With school in session, easy dinners are the name of the game — and it doesn’t get any easier than slow cooker recipes for soup, stew and chili. When I was apartment hunting in Maine back in June, there were a few things I was looking for. First, I wanted a two-story rental where the landlord […]

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4 Things I Can’t Get Enough Of: Back to School 2014 Edition

4 Things I Can’t Get Enough Of: Back to School 2014 Edition

| August 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

The “Things I Can’t Get Enough Of feature is a fun project I started awhile back to share some of the many things I try. I highlight only the products and foods that I truly love. Here’s what I can’t get enough of this month … Enjoy! KIND Bars and Granola What’s for breakfast? That’s a […]

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Dinner in a Flash: 7 Recipes for 15-Minute Dinners

Dinner in a Flash: 7 Recipes for 15-Minute Dinners

| August 18, 2014 | 23 Comments

Short on time? These seven recipes for 15-minute dinners will have food on the table fast — and with big flavor too. School, work, soccer, swim, farmers markets, deadlines, homework, rinse and repeat. In a few short weeks, my kids will be back in school — and you know what that means: our busy schedule […]

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7 Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Breast Recipes for Busy Back to School Nights

7 Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Breast Recipes for Busy Back to School Nights

| August 4, 2014 | 4 Comments

Busy back to school nights call for easy dinners … and these slow cooker chicken breast recipes totally fit the bill. In less than a month, my kids are headed back to school. If you are a mom, yours probably are too (heck, some of my friends have kids heading back this week!). And you […]

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Easy Butternut Squash Alfredo

Easy Butternut Squash Alfredo

| March 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Easy Butternut Squash Alfredo is a creamy, cheesy pasta dish perfect for a quick and easy dinner. This recipe was created for my client Green Giant, but all opinions are my own. When I served this pasta for dinner earlier this week, I did something I pretty much never do: I didn’t tell Paige exactly […]

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Family Dinners Make Our Nights

Family Dinners Make Our Nights

| March 6, 2014

Family dinners are part and parcel of my family’s life. Why are they so special? Find out in this post sponsored by Ragú. It’s evening. The kids have set the table, and are carrying plates to the dining room. The glasses are full, and it’s time to sit down. This could be any night in […]

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Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes

Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes

| October 29, 2013 | 6 Comments

This easy recipe for Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes was created as a pairing for Yoplait Go-GURT Protein. All opinions are my own. August and September are always hot times for lunch box ideas. They appear all over the place — on blogs, websites and in magazines. Readers […]

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Girl Scouts “I Can’t Wait To” Blog Tour

Girl Scouts “I Can’t Wait To” Blog Tour

| October 6, 2013 | 2 Comments

I am being compensated by Girl Scouts for my participation in this campaign as part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. All opinions are my own. Last spring, Paige and I went to a local Girl Scouts event where prospective scouts could get a feel for the organization. The girls feasted on pizza, cupcakes […]

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Banana Coconut Cream Pie Smoothie

Banana Coconut Cream Pie Smoothie

| September 30, 2013 | 3 Comments

This quick and easy recipe for a Banana Coconut Cream Pie Smoothie was created for Yoplait. All opinions are my own. Will and Paige are very independent. Most school days, Will rises with his alarm, gets his own breakfast and then gets himself ready for school. Paige usually wakes up just before Will gets on […]

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Easy Chicken-Cilantro Soup (Gluten-Free Recipes for People With Diabetes Cookbook)

Easy Chicken-Cilantro Soup (Gluten-Free Recipes for People With Diabetes Cookbook)

| September 16, 2013 | 8 Comments

This post about an Easy Chicken-Cilantro Soup is sponsored by the ADA in conjunction with Kitchen PLAY.   A few weeks ago, one of my college friends came to visit. Over the course of the day, we got coffees, had lunch and caught up on life. One thing she told me surprised me though: my […]

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