5 Things to Know About School Nutrition Programs

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Last week I was invited to attend the School Nutrition Association's National Conference for a day. Having three kids in school full time this year for the first time means I'll have three kids who may buy lunch at school. I like to be informed about what my family is eating. Attending the conference was a great ...

Cheesecake Factory’s #SayCheesecakeContest #NationalCheesecakeDay

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My heart rate seems to have doubled, and my breathing becomes quick and shallow. There isn’t a mirror around, but I’m almost positive my pupils must be dilated much larger than normal. I peer around, just to double check that no one else is around to watch me. I know that they aren’t. I checked ...

Outlander Series comes to Starz #Outlander

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I'm doing something I've not really done before. I'm watching a screen version of books before i read the stories themselves. I rarely, if ever, do this, but when I heard that the ever-popular Outlander series penned by Diana Gabaldon, was coming to Starz in August, my curiosity got the best of me and I ...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Movie #TMNTMovie

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When my oldest nephew was little,  he was enamored (OK, obsessed) with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.  I can't even tell you how many times I heard "Cowabunga" and "Pizza time!" from him, and I'm pretty sure that his four favorite turtles started his love of skateboarding.  I remember playing with the toys with him ...

Listerine UltraClean makes mornings brighter

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This post brought to you by Listerine. All opinions are 100% mine. Target is one of my favorite places to shop. I can't even try to deny it.  I get a little giddy when I see things that are offered or availble only at Target.  Before I go any further, please know that I'm going ...

Grilled Zucchini Recipe #EasyCookingwithPAM

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With summer in full swing, our garden harvest is here, and with it, approximately 400 zucchini and squash.  Since it's hot and humid this week, I'll do just about anything to avoid time in the kitchen for cooking, and use the grill instead.  (That way, in between flipping foods, I can take a quick dip ...

3 ways to enjoy Cheerios Protein #CheeriosProtein

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There's really two things I eat for breakfast regularly. I'm pretty boring and pretty basic. It's almost always eggs or cereal with milk. Eggs are broken yolk, over hard- basically, cook 'em until they are rubbery and then I'm happy.  With cereal, plain is where it's always been for me.  One of my favorite cereals ...

7 Ways to Be a More Efficient Blogger

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7 Ways to Be a More Efficient Blogger Becoming a more efficient blogger just takes a little planning and effort. Using these tips will get you started! Have a schedule. You knew I was going to say this, right? Setting up a schedule can be a daunting task, especially if you're not the schedule type. However, it's ...

Things to do before you travel #LifeLockSafety

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Being prepared for a vacation can make or break the entire experience. If you’re anything like me, you spend countless hours preparing to make sure that nothing is forgotten. I make lists. I make lists of my lists. I go over and over the luggage, to be sure that each article of clothing is included. ...

3 Ingredient Vegan Ice Cream Recipe #SilkAlmondBlends

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I love chocolate. I also love ice cream. What I don't love is the high caloric count and high fat content of regular ice creams. There's rarely nutritional value in ice cream, and if I'm going to indulge in a treat, I'd rather go for something that's at least a little bit healthy for me. ...