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Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins for Yummy Treat!

  Bakery style muffins are simply the best! There is something about those big puffy delightful muffins that make them taste oh so good! For breakfast or an afternoon treat with coffee, you just can’t beat them. While I love all flavors, my very favorite are Chocolate Chip Muffins. A big puffy Chocolate Chip Muffin… [Continue Reading]

Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins

Almond Swirl Frosting Recipe & Tutorial

  As much of a fan as I am of cake based desserts, I think it’s safe to say that I’m also a huge fan of the frosting on top as well. Be it chocolate, vanilla, strawberry or anything in between, I’m a frosting gal all the way. I had the chance recently to try… [Continue Reading]

Almond Swirl Frosting Recipe

Crock Pot Pazookie Recipe

Spring is in the air! The snow and ice have gone and we can finally put aside our bulky coats and gloves. Now that the weather is warming up we can celebrate by reveling in the warmth of the sun. What better way to celebrate than with this deliciously gooey recipe for Crock Pot Pazookie?… [Continue Reading]

Crock Pot Pazookie Recipe

Caramel Apple Nachos Recipe

  Finding healthy snacks and deserts can be such a pain. No one likes to have to sacrifice their sweet cravings for healthy, tasteless options. When I started hunting around for recipes to use that are healthy and packed with sweet tooth satisfying goodness, I was surprised to find a treasure trove of healthy yet… [Continue Reading]

Caramel Apple Nachos Recipe

33 Scrumptious Strawberry Desserts

  Nothing quite says summer like a batch of fresh picked Strawberries. Every year when I was a kid my family and I would head to our local strawberry picking fields and after a long day of picking we’d take our haul home with us to sort through and find the best ones. We loved… [Continue Reading]

33 Scrumptious Strawberry Desserts

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Recipe

  Whether you are looking for a vegetarian meal, a meatless entree or simply a side dish, this easy Mediterranean Chickpea Salad will fit the bill! It is as yummy and delicious as it looks and it’s quite filling. Chickpeas are a great nutritional source. They are high in fiber and a great source of protein.… [Continue Reading]

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Recipe

Butter Pecan Cupcakes with Caramel Buttercream Frosting Recipe

  If you have an overactive sweet tooth and have been looking for a substitute for that plain Jane Hersey’s bar you’ve been nibbling on, then I’ve got just the recipe you need. Butter Pecan Cupcakes are fairly easy to whip up if you’ve got a bit of time. While you are making them, just… [Continue Reading]

Butter Pecan Cupcakes with Caramel Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Homemade Cheese Sauce Recipe

  Whether you’re trying to jazz up a bowl of steamed veggies, looking for the perfect dip for your dunkable snacks at your upcoming gathering or just trying something new, I can’t think of anything better to recommend than this recipe for Homemade Cheese Sauce. I love it on fresh steamed broccoli and it makes… [Continue Reading]

Easy Homemade Cheese Sauce Recipe

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Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Recipe

  Whether you are looking for a vegetarian meal, a meatless entree or simply a side dish, this easy Mediterranean Chickpea Salad will fit the bill! It is as yummy and delicious as it looks and it’s quite filling. Chickpeas are a great nutritional source. They are high in fiber and a great source of protein. (Continue Reading…);

#Win a CARIBEÑA La Siesta Hammock Chair! #SizzlingSummer

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What better way to spend a lazy Summer afternoon?! Or, for that matter, just to sit and swing for a few minutes after a long day at work! There is just something about a Hammock and/or a Hammock Chair that is irresistible and comfortable. Check out this cool Hammock Chair from CARIBEÑA! About the CARIBEÑA Hammock Chair: (Continue Reading…);

#Win a Sonaki Stream White Shower Head with Vitamin C Filters! #Sizzling Summer

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We all know vitamin C is good for us, but did you know that it is great in the shower too?! Check out this cool vitamin C shower head from Sonaki! About Sonaki Vitamin C Shower Head Vitamin C is the most effective and efficient chlorine and chloramine filtration media on the market. Sonaki Vitamin (Continue Reading…);

#Win a $50 YumEarth Organics Candy Prize Pack! #SizzlingSummer

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If you are like most of us, you have a sweet tooth and of course kids all love candy! At least I’ve never met a child that didn’t love candy. Whenever you, or your kids, want to enjoy a sweet treat how about candy that you don’t have to feel guilty about?! YumEarth gives you (Continue Reading…);

33 Scrumptious Strawberry Desserts

33 Scrumptious Strawberry Desserts

  Nothing quite says summer like a batch of fresh picked Strawberries. Every year when I was a kid my family and I would head to our local strawberry picking fields and after a long day of picking we’d take our haul home with us to sort through and find the best ones. We loved (Continue Reading…);

Almond Swirl Frosting Recipe

Almond Swirl Frosting Recipe & Tutorial

  As much of a fan as I am of cake based desserts, I think it’s safe to say that I’m also a huge fan of the frosting on top as well. Be it chocolate, vanilla, strawberry or anything in between, I’m a frosting gal all the way. I had the chance recently to try (Continue Reading…);

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Make your FEET say OO!! Check out OOFOS newest footwear: OOlala Just because you wear flip flops doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice looks and comfort. While I know flip flops are comfortable in the own way, you haven’t exactly met comfort until you have tried OOFOS! Now, they have a new collection called OOlala! Yep, (Continue Reading…);

Lemon Bars for a Delicious Sweet Treat!

Lemon Bars for a Delicious Sweet Treat!

  I admit I have a chocolate addiction. Right along with it I seem to love anything lemon! Lemon cakes, breads and anything in between seem to go so good with my afternoon coffee! I mean really, how can you resist?! I have told you about my favorite Lemon Loaf Cake and the oh so delicicious Lemon (Continue Reading…);

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Popcorn Puppy Chow with Marshmallows for a Yummy Treat!

If you're looking for a fun and tasty treat, look no further! This easy recipe for Popcorn Puppy Chow with Marshmallows may look like puppy chow (hence the name), but it's not for the dog. It's a (Continue Reading...);

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Vanilla Apple Cupcakes with Apple Cider Buttercream Frosting

Fall is definitely in the air – the apples are beginning to ripen, there is a brisk bite to the morning air, the kids are back in school. Fall is one of my favorite times of year. I’ve always loved (Continue Reading...);

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Best Vegetables to Grow for Canning

Being able to grow your own vegetables which you can then can and store in the pantry for the winter is one of the most rewarding parts of gardening. Growing vegetables is the best way to enjoy fresh (Continue Reading...);

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44 Ways of Preserving Vegetables and Fruits

Now that gardening season is in full swing, we will all be busy canning, freezing and dehydrating our bounty! Of course we will be enjoying fresh veggies and fruit along the way, but by preserving the (Continue Reading...);

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Monrovia Plants for a Beautiful Cottage Border! #LetsGarden

Monrovia Plants for a Beautiful Cottage Border! #LetsGarden

  Spring is finally here, and that means it's time for me to get my hands dirty! After the winter we had, I'm excited to get my hands on some Monrovia plants and start playing in the dirt. The (Continue Reading...);

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4 Ways to Keep Eating Fresh Food after Summer

With the end of summer, a lot of us think its also the end of fresh food straight from the garden. Many families switch to frozen and canned in order to take care of all their fresh vegetable and (Continue Reading...);

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GREEN LIVING

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Three Ways Essential Oils Can be Used

  Oils can be found in many areas of nature; commonly in stems, seeds, flowers, bark, and roots of plants. The aroma of these oils is what distinguishes them from each other, if you have ever (Continue Reading...);

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3 Uses for Blackberry Leaves

Blackberry leaves, like raspberry leaves, have been used for years to treat many ailments and in Germany it is medically approved for treating certain health conditions. You can drink this in a tea, (Continue Reading...);

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