Blueberry Banana Bread {Lightened up Version}

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We have two huge blueberry bushes in our yard.  We have an abundance of berries every year, especially this time of year, and we are usually trying to use up the ones I froze last season before the new year's harvest comes. We actually went through all 7 gallons I froze last summer, so we ...

Keeping kids hydrated during summer adventures #FruitShoot

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Keeping kids hydrated during summer adventures This has been a summer full of adventures for my family. While spring soccer has ended, we are still busy with camps- including a ninja warrior camp- and summer gymnastics team workouts...so we are still on the go and keeping active. Active always means needing to make sure we're hydrated- ...

Finding Dory Hank Bath Salts DIY

Finding Dory Hank Bath Salts DIY from This Mama Loves

Finding Dory Hank Bath Salts We loved Finding Dory when we saw it a few weeks ago.  Even my husband enjoyed it, and he rarely admits to enjoying family films. This one had a lot of fun, a lot of cute, and a whole lot of Hank! Hank's a cantankerous octopus who's really just a big ...

Managing IBS & Dairy Free Smoothie

Managing IBS & Dairy Free Smoothie

Managing IBS and Dairy Free Smoothie This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation that contains affiliate links. All opinions, text and experiences are my own. VSL#3 is a high-potency probiotic medical food for the dietary management of IBS, UC, and ileal pouch and must be used under medical supervision. Please check with your healthcare provider with any questions ...

Everyday Olympic Moments

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The Olympics are coming- the trials have begun and athletes all over the world are training for the biggest competitions of their lives. Every single Olympic Games promises special moments- Olympic moments. The best of the best from countries all over the globe joined together for a few short weeks in one place to celebrate ...

Jenny Craig Weight Loss Program Progress

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I was provided a free trial Jenny Craig program and meals. However, the opinions expressed are entirely my own. I just completed week five of Jenny Craig. First of all, how did that go by so fast? I'm serious! I was kind of expecting the days to be long and drag by, thinking about food around ...

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party #27

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party

Welcome back to the Delicious Dishes Recipe Link Party! Did you miss us? We took a break to make a few changes, and now we're back better than ever! We have new hosts that are joining our party this week and we can't wait for you to meet them! This week we're straying from our normal routine of featuring ...

Chicken Pesto Grilled Cheese

Chicken Pesto Grilled Cheese Recipe- This Mama Loves

Chicken Pesto Grilled Cheese One of my most favorite things to eat for lunch is grilled cheese.  Like, I get excited for it. There's just something about the melty cheese and toasted bread that makes my tastebuds happy.  My husband? Not a fan.  My girls? They love it more than me.  It's nice to have grilled ...

Caribou Double Chocolate Mocha Iced Coffee Pops

Double Chocolate Mocha Iced Coffee Pops- This Mama Loves

This double chocolate mocha iced coffee pops recipe is brought to you by our friends at Caribou Coffee.  Opinions are my own. Coffee and I have a long history. I loved the idea of it for many years and then I fell in love with it...and iced has always been one of my favorite ways to ...

#PetcoGrooming: Brownie’s First Grooming Experience!

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#PetcoGrooming: Brownie's First Grooming Experience! We've never had Brownie groomed before. Tobey wasn't ever groomed, so it just never occurred to us, I suppose. But Brownie's fur and hair are very different from Tobey's, and with her beard on her snout, we realized we may need to take some visits to the groomer.  Last week, the ...