Raspberry Poppy Seed Vinaigrette #SweetSwaps #Partner

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Salad is a wonderful meal on its own or served alongside a lean meat when you are looking for a healthier, light alternative. But what happens when you put a rich and creamy or sugar-laden dressing all over the top? It cancels out the healthful benefits, right? This Raspberry Poppy Seed Vinaigrette is low in ...

Delicious Dishes Link Party #21

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Welcome back to the Delicious Dishes Recipe Party! Happy Tuesday, everyone! It's a rainy one here in Connecticut, but with the pollen going crazy, I'm pretty happy about that. We're in that crazed end-of-school-year mode with events and activities and so many things going on... dinner gets made around 10 am in this house! So happy to ...

Connecticut’s 529 College Savings Plan

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Connecticut's 529 College Savings Plan This post was sponsored on behalf of Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET). All opinions stated are my own. The CHET Program is Connecticut's 529 College Savings Plan.  It's the Connecticut Higher Education Trust program. All 3 of my kids have a CHET account, and we make a deposit 1-3 times a year ...

Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

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Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Bars I am always, always up for new breakfast ideas. Especially for school mornings. With the end of the year, we have a lot of later-than-usual evenings and just a whole lot going on. Late nights make for hectic mornings, and finding ways to simplify mornings ahead of time is what I look ...

Start planning your vacation with HHonors Points

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Start planning your vacation now with HHonors Points We just got home from several days in Orlando as a family. It was a great time for us to get away, spend some time together and just relax and enjoy ourselves. Well, relax for a few days, anyway, since we did 3 days at the parks while ...

Delicious Dishes Link Party 20 {I’m a new host!}

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Welcome back to the Delicious Dishes Recipe Party! And, hello to new friends! This is my first week joining in the Delicious Dishes Link Party and I'll be joining in each week as a host for the party!! We have a lot going on at our house, so lots of on the go and quick prep meals are ...

Simple Strawberry Sorbet Recipe

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Simple Strawberry Sorbet Recipe My son cannot have dairy products. This was only discovered and diagnosed as some big long fancy name that basically means his body doesn't make the enzymes (or makes miniscule amounts of it) to digest lactose. If he has it, he's in a whole lot of severe pain and miserable for days. ...

Highlights Every Day App #HighlightsEveryDay #Giveaway

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Highlights Every Day App Highlights magazine was one of my first magazines to read, and my kids have enjoyed it as well. Our school's teachers suggest ordering it, and even our pediatrician has copies in the offices for kids to read while waiting for appointments.  The Highlights formula has stood the test of time and ...

Honey Rhubarb Iced Tea (recipe)

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Honey Rhubarb Iced Tea Recipe We have three enormous rhubarb plants in one of our garden beds.  Our wonderful neighbor, Mr. Scoop (not his real name, but this is what we have all taken to calling him...his wife is Mrs. Scoop) gave us the plants when my mom was sick, knowing that we visited her at ...

Join the Sleep Number #TwitterParty May 12th #SNSweepstakes

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SO, I have some super exciting news. May is my birth month!  YAY!!!! Actually, it is, but it's also Better Sleep Month (#BetterSleepMonth on social channels).  Our friends at Sleep Number asked me to host a whole Twitter party to celebrate Better Sleep Month AND to get me into some better sleep habits... and one ...