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YOU’RE A SUP ‘HERB’ TEACHER

It’s teacher appreciation week around our house and we have lots of fun things planned for our teachers. One of my favorites is this very simple fresh herb gift. I LOVE how simple and cute this turned out! Teachers love things that are usable and fun and this meets both of those requirements! All you …

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ST. PADDY’S DAY LUCKY PENNY

I’m not quite sure how we got to the middle of March already since it seems like it was just February about a minute ago. One of my favorite things about March is St. Patrick’s Day. Our family isn’t Irish but we love to celebrate this holiday with the best of them! Actually, we celebrate …

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SIMPLE BEEF VEGETABLE SOUP

Some days we have it all together and follow our meal plan for the week. Other days, we find ourselves in a pinch. There are many times that I need a quick and easy dinner recipe that everyone in my family will be excited to eat.  In order to stay on track with our healthy eating …

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QUINOA SALAD WITH ARUGULA AND FETA

Have you heard that saying that you shouldn’t eat anything you can’t pronounce…..except quinoa? So funny and yet so true. We pronounce it “Keen-wah” in our house. After doing a bit of research online to get a final answer on this, I realized that there are different ways to say it and apparently some pronunciations …

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CHRISTMAS BUBBLES

Cheers to all of you! I just adore Champagne and bubbles during the holidays. There is just something so festive about a glass of bubbly to put a smile on your face. Bubbly alone is delicious but sometimes kicking it up a notch is so much fun.   Here’s a simple and festive way to …

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CHRISTMAS MARSHMALLOW PENGUINS

Hello friends! We have been truly enjoying this wonderful Christmas season and I hope you have as well. One of our favorite Christmas traditions is to bake and make goodies for friends and family. We make fudge, cookies, and pretty much anything we are in the mood to make! This year we made a few …

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CORK WINE CHARMS

Today I wanted to share with you a fun and simple wine cork craft that I put together. These cork wine charms are just so cute! Now most of you probably have wine corks laying around the house and if you’re anything like me, you save them all for crafts.  Over the years I’ve made …

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ZUCCHINI LASAGNA ROLL-UPS

I made this recipe a few weeks ago and it was one of those things that I just threw together on a whim. I was craving lasagna and comfort food now that the weather is cooler but I wanted to avoid all the carbs. Let’s just say that my hubby was very, very skeptical about …

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ETSY GIFTS FOR FITNESS FANATICS

I’m always looking for unique Christmas gifts and what better place to search than Etsy! I’ve been spending way too much time on there the past few weeks looking for the best fitness gifts. There is a little bit of everything on my list so I’m sure you’ll find something fun to add to your …

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HOLIDAY SANGRIA WITH CINNAMON

Who says Sangria is just for warm weather??? Not me! I love a festive Sangria all year round. Here is a really fun twist on a festive sangria that will have you refilling your glass! The twist….well, the twist is the cinnamon stick! It adds a delicious flavor punch that is unexpected and wonderful! You …

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