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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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Snickers Truffle Squares: Perfect for Game Day

Snickers Truffle Squares: Perfect for Game Day

| October 4, 2013 | 3 Comments

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. These quick and easy Snickers Truffle Squares are a perfect game day treat. Looking for a delicious chocolate dessert for game day that’s quick and […]

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New on Momtastic: Grilled Peaches and Cream Sundaes

New on Momtastic: Grilled Peaches and Cream Sundaes

| October 3, 2013 | 1 Comment

Summer doesn’t want to end, does it? Honestly, if not for school and work obligations, it’s super tempting to head to the beach and enjoy the warm temperatures with the sand between my toes. But since I can’t do that, the next best thing is to have a delicious summer-inspired dessert that touches on that […]

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Honey Glazed Chicken Wings

Honey Glazed Chicken Wings

| October 2, 2013 | 2 Comments

These Honey Glazed Chicken Wings are a perfect bite for game day. Between you and I, I am super excited for fall TV. I’m no couch potato, but I do love to lose myself in good, engaging, escapism shows at night. See, in summertime, I rarely watch television. We’re too busy enjoying the beach and […]

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Hosting a Great Casual Night In With Friends

Hosting a Great Casual Night In With Friends

| October 1, 2013 | 71 Comments

One warm June evening a few years ago, I sat at my kitchen table, digging into a dinner I’d just made. The table was loaded. There was risotto, swirled with fresh herbs that they’d picked from the herb garden on my porch while I was cooking. A salad with fresh strawberries that we’d picked that […]

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Cheesy Garlic Parmesan Cheesesteak Sandwiches

Cheesy Garlic Parmesan Cheesesteak Sandwiches

| September 30, 2013

This quick and easy recipe for Cheesy Garlic Parmesan Cheesesteak Sandwiches is perfect for busy nights — or any game day — and is sponsored by Hidden Valley Ranch. All opinions are my own. Both of my kids had soccer games this past weekend — and it was amazing to watch both of them play. […]

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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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Pan Seared Shredded Brussels Sprouts and Apples (The American Diabetes Association Vegetarian Cookbook)

Pan Seared Shredded Brussels Sprouts and Apples (The American Diabetes Association Vegetarian Cookbook)

| September 30, 2013 | 8 Comments

This post about a quick and easy recipe for Pan Seared Shredded Brussels Sprouts and Apples is sponsored by the ADA in conjunction with Kitchen PLAY. You may already know this. Or maybe not. But for five years, beginning in my mid-high school years, I was a vegetarian. And I loved it. It all started […]

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3 Things I Can’t Get Enough Of: September 2013

3 Things I Can’t Get Enough Of: September 2013

| September 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

Every month, I highlight products and foods that I am really enjoying. Here’s what I can’t get enough of this month … Enjoy! Ethiopia coffee from Starbucks Between you and I? I am a total creature of coffee-habit. Most days, the Keurig pod of choice for me is Starbucks’ French Roast. It’s a rich dark […]

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Double Chocolate Chunk Rainbow Sprinkle Cookies

Double Chocolate Chunk Rainbow Sprinkle Cookies

| September 25, 2013 | 1 Comment

This quick and easy recipe for Double Chocolate Chunk Rainbow Sprinkle Cookies was created for Betty Crocker. All opinions are my own. Will entered the third grade this year. It’s an important year academically — the one where the kids move into the kind of learning that leaves room for their own styles. For instance, […]

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