Chicken Quinoa Casserole Recipe: Shop the Pantry

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Guess what happened again last week? It's kind of becoming a tradition in this house.  Thursdays roll around, the meal plan has gone awry (usually because someone decides to bring lunch and grabs leftovers I meant to have for dinner that night) and most of our groceries have been eaten and dinner still needs to be made! ...

Moments that Make Memories

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The holidays are fast approaching and with the holidays comes wish lists.  Younger children start thinking about their list for Santa and the older kids are putting lists together for mom and dad.  I'm putting together a holiday wish list too but mine is a different kind of wish list.  I'm wishing for special time ...

Pork & Apple Stuffing Bites

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I participated in the National Pork Board Porksgiving program as a member of One2One Network. I received compensation but all opinions are my own. The National Pork Board (NPB) is celebrating “Porksgiving” – a time for giving back (with pork) to those who give back– from November 2, 2015 through the end of the year. Creating a delicious meal for friends or ...

Elf on the Shelf Massage Table Printable Elf on the Shelf Idea

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Here's a fun Massage Table - a printable Elf on the Shelf idea- for your overworked scout elf. Look, it is hard work running back and forth to the North Pole to report to Santa..and all those hijinks? Sprinkles in the toilet, hiding in the freezer, etc...STRESSFUL . Poor little guy (gal) could use a good ...

How to host a holiday cookie swap they won’t forget!

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It's the most wonderful time of the year... we've all heard the songs.  Sang the songs.  We've also shopped the shops and baked the goodies.  One thing I haven't done myself, although I've attended and loved when others hosted, is to host a holiday cookie swap.  When Tiny Prints reached out and asked if I'd like ...

Comcast Customer Service & Services

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Listen, I've been a Comcast customer on and off (yes, sometimes off) for years, since we moved to our current town.  We have changed providers in the past due to cost and, quite frankly, customer service issues.  I have found that most people I speak to about the brand share this experience with me. But ...

Sloppy Joes Stuffed Peppers Easy Dinner Recipe

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I like having ingredients on hand that make dinner quick and easy- for example:  Ingredients and recipes with 3 simple steps, simple ingredients and about 15 minutes, and you have dinner on the table. With schedules like ours, this makes my life a lot easier. A family favorite in our house is stuffed peppers... but it ...

How to Avoid a Holiday Disaster: Thanksgiving 911

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My first Thanksgiving that I cooked was a holiday disaster all around.  My upset stomach started hours before the guests arrived...and only got worse with the 'helpful' tips and suggestions from the guests who showed up two hours late. I darn near burned the turkey, forgot the giblets in the bird, and the stuffing went straight ...

Pan Roasted Cauliflower with Seared Sweet Onion

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Thanksgiving is in a week.  From today.  Are you ready? I am not. I did dig out our tablecloth we use (which is a favorite family Thanksgiving tradition) but I haven't even made a list of what to buy for groceries yet.  Oops.  We can definitely make this pan roasted cauliflower with seared sweet onion ...

Beaches Turks & Caicos All Inclusive Family Resort

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Beaches Turks & Caicos If you are ever presented with an opportunity to go to Beaches Resorts Turks and Caicos, take it. I mean it. We just got back from the most amazing week+ as a family and to say it was spectacular is an understatement. We were invited to the Beaches Moms Social Media on ...