Do your kids drink milk?

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Do your kids like to drink milk?  I have 2 kids who love milk.  They will drink it all day long if I let them (I don't).  But my other child?  Not likely.  Unless it's flavored, she won't touch it.  That's a whole new ball game. MilkSplash is an innovative new milk flavoring that is perfect ...

Butterscotch Recipe: Butterscotch Bars

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I love to find a good butterscotch recipe.  I'm usually all about the chocolate but once in a while? I'm all bout the 'scotch. These butterscotch bars have a shortbread cookie base with a layer of caramel sauce and topped with butterscotch pudding cream. It's a cross between a pudding and cheese cake filling. Finish ...

Pumpkin S’mores Bars Recipe #PumpkinCan

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This post brought to you by Libby's. All opinions are 100% mine. Yes, I do realize it's April.  I am sharing a pumpkin recipe in spring time.  Crazy, right?  Actually, not so crazy.  Pumpkin works all year round (and it freezes well, so you can totally stock up when it goes on sale in fall in ...

Say Hello to Office 365 Personal

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Say Hello to Office 365 Personal I LOVE Office 365.  It's made my life- personally and professionally- so much easier. Things are just in sync with one another and having things available no matter where I am, without having to save or whatever? Priceless. Now it's available in a personal version so for those of us ...

Lemon Lime Pudding Bars Recipe

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Jenni whipped up (there's a pun there, let me know when you get it) these fun Lemon Lime Cooler Bars to keep with our theme of easy, fun dessert recipes this week. Since I came down with some icky virus I've been in bed for a few days unable to do anything and she came ...

Dreaming of spring weather with flowers and color!

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This post brought to you by Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine. Last week, my daughters and I stopped in at Dollar General to pick up some Lawn & Garden items.  Winter seemed to last forever here in Connecticut, and we needed some fun flowers and some color to give us a feel for spring. ...

Luau Pina Colada Cake Recipe

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Jenni and her oldest were kind enough to come up with this fun- and delicious- Luau Pina Colada Cake Recipe- for us.  You remember how easy the Boston Cream Pie Recipe was that my daughter and I made earlier in the week, right?  Well, this is just as easy.  Jenni's son is a big foodie ...

Teaching kids to give back #SiennaDiaries

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I haven't talked a ton about this on here, but I'm starting my fourth year as a Girl Scout Leader this year.  I'm also active in our church, and am in a shared teaching position in our Sunday School for 1st and 2nd grades.  One thing I have learned from the kids I am around ...

Going green in the bathroom #Moms4JNJConsumer

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Happy Earth Month, my friends. We try to make all months Earth Month, but especially in April, it's good to raise awareness and see what's going on in the world to protect this beautiful planet we live on.This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and ...

Super Simple Boston Cream Pie Recipe

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Listen, my friends. My kids are on vacation this week.  ALL week.  All three are home, wanting to have things to do, and-well, just expect maybe a lot of recipes this week.  Easy, kid friendly ones.  Maybe crafts.  It's for my sanity. I've not had them all home together in a long time!  Today's recipe ...