Dollar Store DIY: Bunny Dish Towel Craft

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Are you looking for a cute,simple craft to do with the kids for Spring or Easter? This easy  craft will be an adorable addition to your kitchen! If you have felt,pompoms and glue on hand in your arts and crafts supply this DIY will only cost you $1.00 for the towel. Otherwise all items needed ...

Celebrate Spring Snoopy Style

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Happy Spring!! It finally is starting to look a little bit like spring may make an arrival here in Connecticut soon. Most of the snow is even melted at long last... Snoopy = Spring! Celebrate the end of cold weather (if you had any—looking at you, Californians!) with a perfect Peanuts springtime package. The ...

Family adventure vacation Gulf County, Florida

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Visit Gulf County for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. How do you plan a vacation for a family that wants different things (and yet the same things)? How do you pinpoint a location that will give you everything you are looking for all in ...

Korean Beef & Broccoli

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I love the flavor of Korean Beef and have been making a recipe using ground beef instead of sliced sirloin for awhile, but I decided to take it up a notch by adding broccoli to it to combine tow of my favorite dishes - Beef & Broccoli and Korean Beef. This meal is fast, easy, and tastes ...

Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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I was a little skeptical the first time I tried Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese, I mean my oven recipe was pretty darn good so why mess with it right?  But still I do love my crock pot and thought that I would give it a try- right around lunchtime I gathered everything up and ...

Slow cooked Chinese Spare Ribs

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This post brought to you by Panda Express. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. We have lived in eastern Connecticut for almost 10 years now and have yet to find a Chinese restaurant that has decent Chinese spare ribs. There was a place near where we lived in New Hampshire that ...

Tahini Hummus

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It's only been recently that I've come to appreciate the awesome that is hummus.  Now that I've started, I want to explore it all. The world of hummus.  How, you ask, did this come to be? To start, I never actually liked hummus before. But I'd never really tried homemade hummus and then I was ...

Where to camp in New England

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New England has some amazing camping spots that are quite close to metro areas like Philadelphia and New York City. A couple hour drive lets you leave the worries of city life behind and fall back into the world of nature. Whether you love to go hiking, see wildlife and bird watching, or love to ...

6 things to do in Puerto Rico

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This post brought to you by Puerto Rico, The All-Star Island. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. Puerto Rico is a 5-star vacation destination filled with world-class attractions. Whether you’re a golfer, foodie, the adventure type, or a beach (rum) bum, Puerto Rico has everything that you want in a ...

Chile Relleno Scramble

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My daughter stopped eating meat a little over a year ago.  It's made things a little more interesting in the feeding the family department.  I'm always looking for ways to get protein in her body, especially with how active she is- and I always like to make sure everyone in the house starts their day ...