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Back to school season means back to school lunches, packing healthy snacks for school and planning for quick and easy dinners. Learn how to make delicious food your kids will love to pack in school lunches, serve for easy dinners and plan for grab and go breakfasts.

How to Meal Prep Snacks for On-The-Go Kids

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #WindstoneFarmsPB  Got busy kids? If they are anything like mine, they probably come home from school starved and in need of snackage. Here’s how to meal prep snacks so there’s something ready for those ravenous on-the-go kids. …

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Banana Cinnamon Cupcakes with Creamy Vanilla Frosting

Tender, airy banana cinnamon cupcakes are topped with a creamy vanilla buttercream frosting in this easy recipe for mini cupcakes. Summer vacation was packed this year. We spent time at the beach, hiked, adventured, tried new things and so much more. And yet, there’s so much I wish we’d done. Our only picnics coincided with …

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Ways to Make School Night Dinners Easier This Year

This post was sponsored by Eat Smart as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I caught a glimpse of teachers returning to their classrooms here last week. My daughter is attending summer camp at the school she also attends during the school year, …

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Children’s Literature, A Snack for All Year and Fun in the Lunch Box

This post was sponsored by DOLE® as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. All opinions expressed in my post are my own. In a couple weeks, my kids and I will attend our first summer camp fair of the season. Sometime shortly after that, they’ll put together their camp wish lists and I …

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Empowering Your Kids to Help Pack Good Lunches

There’s a familiar buzz in my house these days. My kids and I are in the final stages of getting back to school-ready. The backpacks, clothes and school supplies are ready. The homework nook is set up. And we’ve talked about new expectations and responsibilities. With my kids getting older, I am working on transferring more …

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School Break Idea: Visit Gulf County, Florida

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gulf County Florida for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. It it too soon to begin planning for spring break (or that break next week, Thanksgiving, winter break, whatever)? I don’t think so. The school year, arriving as we speak for students and their …

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Easy Honeyed Blueberry Nut Sauce for Waffles

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EggoBTSTarget #CollectiveBias Turn up the flavor on your children’s school breakfast with this Easy Honeyed Blueberry Nut Sauce. It’s perfect for enjoying on waffles. Where did summer go? That question has been on my mind recently. It seems …

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Easy Pesto Spaghetti with Chicken and Sundried Tomatoes

When the pot arrived in the mail, I didn’t expect anyone to be excited about it other than me. It was to make my life easier, giving me the space I needed to cook pasta comfortably — even for a crowd. It came with a pasta insert and a steamer insert, both of which I …

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