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Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day

Did you know that Saturday, April 12th is National Grilled Cheese Day? Personally I am a HUGE fan of grilled cheese sandwiches. I often order them when we eat out, just like a little kid. Sometimes I even order a fancy grilled cheese sandwich like when I was in San Diego for the girls weekend! Most often though, I just…

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Stir in flavor with MilkSplash #giveaway

This post is part of a sponsored campaign with MilkSplash. Are your kiddos milk drinkers? Quinn is definitely a milk fan, he loves it in his cereal or with his favorite snack, peanut butter toast. Elliot only occasionally drinks it but never turns down chocolate milk. Both boys LOVE to order chocolate milk when we eat out or often ask…

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14 Grill Recipes for a Sunday afternoon

Growing up in Arizona, my family grilled at least 50% of our meals, so grilling food truly reminds me of family meals. The weather is so nice most of the year how could you stay indoors? And the few months where it’s super hot, you’re still better off grilling outside to keep the heat out of the house. I didn’t…

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Light Whipped Cream #SweetSwaps

Last week I shared with you the #SweetSwaps campaign from SPLENDA®, it encourages people to find places to swap sugar for no calorie sweetener. Many people consume way more than the daily recommendation which is only 6 teaspoons for women! Today I wanted to share a recipe that was both easy and versatile to use while reducing added sugar. I know…

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Lucky Charms Cupcakes

In our house leprechauns are known for their silly tricks. While brainstorming a fun St. Patrick’s Day dessert I thought about the sort of tricks leprechauns might do if they were in charge of making it. And because Lucky Charms is the unofficial breakfast of leprechauns, I knew they would be perfect in St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes. Yes I said IN the cupcakes!…

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50+ Lorax Ideas {Food, Crafts and Party Fun}

We’ve been having a little fun with Dr. Seuss and the Lorax lately creating both a fun snack and easy costume. I’ve also found tons of awesome Lorax ideas on Pinterest so I thought I’d round them up into a fun 50+ Lorax ideas post. These fun ideas are perfect for planning a fun Read Across America event, Dr. Seuss Birthday…

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Celebrate Pi Day with Healthier Pies

Partnered post on behalf of Foodie.com As a certified math geek, I love the idea of celebrating Pi Day (March 14th) every year. Of course this year is no exception. I was asked to share a collection of pie recipes that inspire me. I found 12 pie ideas that use lighter ingredients or are portion controlled making them healthier options!…

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Easy Black Bean Soup Recipe

Easy Black Bean Soup

Soup is one of my favorite things to eat. I was so excited to see a simple black bean soup recipe in a recent issue of Costco Connection. It never occurred to me how easy it is to throw together. I thought I’d share my version of Easy Black Bean Soup, just in case you didn’t realize how easy it…

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A Monster Food Truck Weekend #ScottsdaleAZ

We headed back to Scottsdale last weekend for a little fun. We started with monster trucks on Saturday and then switched to food trucks on Sunday. Monster Jam The boys had a blast watching Monster Jam at Chase Field last year, so I jumped at the chance to take them again. This time around our seats were amazing – essentially…

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Super Sandwich for the Super Bowl {HoneyBaked Ham Giveaway}

This post is sponsored by the HoneyBaked Ham Store. As always, all thoughts are my own. Are you ready for the big game next weekend? I know some people like to plan, prep and cook for a big crowd but honestly I love to keep it easy. If pizza is not your thing, how about a SUPER sandwich from the…

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