Lunchbox Snack Printables

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This post is sponsored by Snack Pack®. We are BACK TO SCHOOL!! Another summer is in the books, and a new year of learning has begun. So many times my kids, who all love school, miss the "fun" of summer- when there's more time to do silly shaped sandwiches, or we have time to sit and ...

Let’s make the roads safer for everyone

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Every day more than 500 children lose their lives in traffic crashes globally. Thousands are injured.   Every. Single. Day. As a mom, it's horrifying that so many children lose their lives. As a human being, it's horrifying that so many children lose their lives. Families are changed forever in an instant with every one of those crashes. Do you ...

Creamy Bacon Ranch Dip

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It's football season!! Woo hoo!!  Let's go Patriots! Nothing says fun like watching a great football game... especially with fabulous snacks like this creamy bacon ranch dip. Creamy Bacon Ranch Dip Ingredients - 8 oz cream cheese, softened to room temperature 8 oz sour cream 1 C. shredded cheddar cheese 3/4 C. bacon crumbles 1 ranch seasoning packet Directions - #1. Combine all the ...

Simple but pretty hairstyle for back to school

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 With 2 girls who are always wanting to look cute and trendy, we do a lot of hair in this house.  Sometimes I can pull things off. Others, not so much. I like to keep an "aresenal" of simple but pretty hairstyles that take a few moments of time that also look put together and ...

Back To School Tips To Keep Busy Families Connected

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Back to School means back to our regular old routine. Setting alarm clocks, a quick breakfast and then everyone heading off to school. Being a busy family and being able to stay connected no matter where you are is important to me. Especially with kids in sports and after school activities, I like knowing how and where they ...

Mango Pineapple Slushie

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The kids are going back to school.  They are.  I love them. I adore them. I'm really ready for them to be back in school. I have almost zero time to myself for the whole summer, and while that has it's ups, it also takes its toll on me. I'm ready to do a few ...

Thai Peanut Chicken Skewers

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We are officially at back-to-school week!  Soccer started last night, practice again Tues/Thurs, school starts Weds, soccer game Saturday, gymnastics starts Monday.  My husband is coaching soccer and life is promising to be busier than ever this fall.  Busy Back to school days could use some shortcuts on time without sacrificing flavor in your meals. ...

Boston Red Sox Cupcakes

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Being born and raised in Connecticut, I grew up a Boston Red Sox fan.  Around here, you like the Sox or the Yankees.  There aren't too many "others" around.... although my son is quirky and actually likes BOTH of them! Even if you aren't a baseball fan, generally, New Englanders route for the Sox.  They ...

2 Ingredient Caramel Apple Fudge

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Fall is coming!! It is! Kids are going back to school, the leaves are getting ready to change colors, and we're back to my fave time of year. I love it. I also love simple, easy recipes that come together in little to no time to surprise the family (or neighbors) with- this caramel apple ...

Parmesan Zucchini Noodles with Tomato & Basil

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Sometimes it's nice to have a hearty, filling meal without meat- even if you aren't a vegetarian. I've been overrun with zucchini from the garden so much lately and getting some from friends that I'm really starting to see zucchini in my sleep...and it's forcing me to be all kinds of creative with the abundantly ...