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Big News (and Black Box Wines “Lose the Bottle” Campaign)

Big News (and Black Box Wines “Lose the Bottle” Campaign)

| June 27, 2014

Are you ready to “Lose the Bottle” with Black Box Wines? This post is sponsored but all opinions are my own. Over the last few months, I have alluded to big things happening behind the scenes. I hate being a tease, but this news had to wait since there was so much to do to […]

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Grilled Foil Packet Carrots with Garlic and Basil

Grilled Foil Packet Carrots with Garlic and Basil

| June 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Love carrots? These Grilled Foil Packet Carrots with Garlic and Basil are a quick and easy recipe for turning carrots into something totally memorable. Serve these with whatever is coming off the grill today. This recipe was created for my client Pompeian but all opinions are my own. Carrots are good for eyesight — or, at […]

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Grilled Chicken, Pineapple and Ham Kabobs

Grilled Chicken, Pineapple and Ham Kabobs

| June 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Are you getting your grill on this season? These easy Grilled Chicken, Pineapple and Ham Kabobs are a delicious way to enjoy a sweet-savory meal from the grill. This recipe was created for my client Jones Dairy Farm but all opinions are my own. When I was a kid, one of my favorite grilled dinners […]

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Easiest Strawberry Lemonade Slushies

Easiest Strawberry Lemonade Slushies

| June 23, 2014 | 3 Comments

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser.  I am also participating in a contest as an additional aspect of this campaign. Tart lemonade meets sweet berries in these icy, refreshing Easiest Strawberry Lemonade Slushies. […]

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Two Ingredient Peaches and Cream Ice Cream

Two Ingredient Peaches and Cream Ice Cream

| June 16, 2014

With just two ingredients and a few minutes, you can whip up a chilly bowl of Peaches and Cream Ice Cream that the whole family will love. This post is sponsored by my client International Delight, but all opinions are my own. When I was in elementary school, each class had a picnic on one […]

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Warm Balsamic Red Cabbage and Beet Salad

Warm Balsamic Red Cabbage and Beet Salad

| June 2, 2014 | 30 Comments

A mixture of red cabbage and freshly shredded beets combine with rich balsamic vinegar to create this warm summer salad – Warm Balsamic Red Cabbage and Beet Salad. This recipe was created for a client, but all opinions are my own. A few years ago, I planted rows of red cabbage in my garden. I […]

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One-Bowl Banana Pistachio Muffins

One-Bowl Banana Pistachio Muffins

| May 28, 2014 | 38 Comments

Making homemade muffins for breakfast doesn’t have to be time consuming or create a disaster in the kitchen. These One-Bowl Banana Pistachio Muffins are quick and easy — and delicious too. This recipe was created for my client, Diamond of California, but all opinions are my own. Sometimes I wonder what the cashiers at our […]

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Spicy Roasted Tomatillo Garbanzo Bean Dip

Spicy Roasted Tomatillo Garbanzo Bean Dip

| May 23, 2014 | 22 Comments

The robust flavor of this recipe for Spicy Roasted Tomatillo Garbanzo Bean Dip will have you reaching for more and more. This recipe was created for my client, Green Giant, but all opinions are my own. When the kids started school in August, it felt like we’d never find that groove where the morning just […]

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Celebrate the Bright Side of Life (Fruttare)

Celebrate the Bright Side of Life (Fruttare)

| May 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Earlier this week, I noticed a photo on my daughter’s desk. She must have swiped it from a box when we moved last summer. In it, I am 18 and about to head off to my senior prom. My brother, who was just under 2 at the time, is standing in front of me, holding […]

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Frozen Springtime Snacks: A Less-Guilt Way to Enjoy Family Traditions

Frozen Springtime Snacks: A Less-Guilt Way to Enjoy Family Traditions

| May 13, 2014 | 4 Comments

What frozen treats will you be biting into for springtime snacks this year? Outshine and Skinny Cow have created some #NewFavorites worth trying. When the first buds of spring popped through out of the Earth outside my house in April, I was shocked. We were still bundling in parkas and shivering through biting winds as […]

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