Prescription Strength Allergy Relief Medication

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The snow is melting at long last here in Connecticut.  We are so excited to see the grass, trees, plants and flowers...but those also bring allergies to many of us.  The itchy, sneezy, watery eyed signs of spring will be here before we know it, although after the winter we've just had, I almost welcome ...

Felt Napkin Rings

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These adorable napkin rings are fun and simple to make, and would be a great Mother's Day gift (hint, hint, family) or just a fun craft to make for yourself. But some bright colored napkins to go in them, and you'll have a beautiful (and inexpensive) gift made with love! FELT NAPKIN RINGS SUPPLIES Turquoise felt Red or Pink ...

How to Host a St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt

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If you are looking for a family friendly game to enjoy this St. Patrick’s Day, look no further than this St. Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt. It is a great way to get into the spirit of the holiday while having some frugal fun at the same time. Here is how you can get started planning ...

Banana Oatmeal Nests Recipe

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Easter has a lot of significance in many of our lives....as a religious holiday, as a family time.  It's also a time of celebration and celebrating spring and all that comes with spring- new life, new growth, after a long and dreary winter.  It's in the spirit of family time and celebration that I'm sharing ...

Join the #AmazingInside Twitter Party 3/4!

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This post brought to you by Florida Department of Citrus. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. Now that you have had a few months to put your New Year’s resolutions into practice, how are you doing? This is the make it or break it time when people are either sticking ...

{Forgot to plan dinner}Chicken Pot Pie

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We've all had those days, when suddenly it's 4 pm and that wave of shock hits us that we FORGOT TO PLAN DINNER.  We don't need to pass judgement, nor share how many times this has happened to us, because, let's face it.  Even if it hasn't yet, it's probably going to at some point. ...

Easy Mac-n-Cheese Mugs

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This weeks recipe is one that can be pretty much done independently from mom, especially for older children.   If you and your kids love the convenience of single serve mac n cheese but maybe not so much the extra preservatives, additives, sodium, and of course the cost then making your own is super easy. ...

Simple Pasta Carbonara Recipe

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Fun, random thing you don't know about me: I love peas in pasta. Add any kind of cheese and I may squeal.  Add bacon?  I'll love you forever.  Peas, though, right?  My mom always put peas in our mac and cheese growing up. I think it was her way to get us to eat the ...

Teriyaki Rice Bowl

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Have you discovered Della Rice yet? This is not your typical, boring rice on the grocery store shelf.  Their rice is all natural and gluten free It has a wonderful creamy texture and a delicious nutty flavor that lends itself well to any dish.  I knew immediately what I wanted to do with my Della ...

Four Reasons To Eat Canned Food

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I don’t know about you, but I grew up eating canned food. My mom was a wiz in the kitchen and as a busy mom, she relied on using canned food whenever possible. Suffice it to say, as a busy mom myself, I too rely on using canned food whenever I can as well. It ...