Eye of Newt Cupcakes

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Halloween is coming fast and furious. It's time to start thinking about spooky treats and frightful delights. One of my favorite things to do is have some fun with holiday foods- and for some reason, I keep thinking about witches brews and the eye of a newt lately. So when I heard that Sweetworks candies ...

Happy 11 Years to Us…and 10% off for YOU! #OutbackBestMates

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Today is the 11th anniversary of our "I do" and the beginning of our marriage. We have a BUSY day today.  Soccer x 3 kids, a birthday party, my husband coaches 2 of the kids' teams. Our big, exciting romantic plans include a big, bold, juicy steak at  Outback Steakhouse tonight.  With the kids.   Hey, I'm ...

Easy Eyeball Cookies

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I love this snack! It's super easy and perfect if you need a last minute Halloween snack for the kiddos. Kids can easily make these Easy Eyeball Cookies themselves so they'd be a really fun party craft/activity/snack too.  Happy Halloween! Easy Eyeball Cookies  Ingredients One package of black & white sandwich cookies, any brand will work One container of ...

How to Host a Quick & Easy Breakfast #DeltaFaucet #HappiMess

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I see some of my girlfriends almost daily.  Those who have kids at the same school and/or in the same activities- I see them frequently.  What I've realized lately is that although I see them regularly, we don't really get to spend much time together, as friends.  We're together as parents, because of a shared ...

Turkey Chili Cheese Fries Recipe #OreIdaMom

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Chili Cheese Fries with a healthy makeover are the perfect fare for game day or anytime. Use your favorite Turkey chili recipe to top Ore-Ida Crispers -baked not fried to save a few calories. Eating everything in moderation means you can indulge in your favorite snack without completely demolishing your healthier eating plan. Ore-Ida products ...

Chiquita Banana Cooking Lab Contest #ChiquitaCookingLab

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  Bananas are a very rich source of vitamin B6, which your brain needs to function properly and make you wise. You'll like being wise from eating all of the bananas when you, my fellow banana lovers, decide to take part in the Chiquita Banana Cooking Lab Contest.  It's a fun (and likely delicious) contest- which you can ...

5 Things Your School Nutrition Director Wants You to Know

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Earlier this year, I was invited to attend the School Nutrition Association Conference in Boston. It was, to say the least, a very eye opening experience for me. I had so many questions I didn't even know I had, and while it was just a short experience (one day), really enlightening. Right after the conference, ...

Join us to talk beef! #Beef4Dinner #TwitterParty 9/30

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Looking for dinner inspiration? Look no further, during the #Beef4Dinner Twitter Party we will be chatting about easy recipes to bring more beef into your dinner routine. We love to use beef for meatballs (in many varieties like Pumpkin Meatballs), Meat Pie, and Cheesy Chili Bombs are all easy to make and sure to please the ...

Fall fashion ideas

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This post brought to you by PEOPLE magazine, InStyle magazine, and StyleWatch magazine. All opinions are 100% mine. Fall is a time for fashion! It’s the perfect balance between the hot and dreary summer months, and cold frigid winters that leave you piling on layer after layer. Everyone finds fashion inspiration in different places. Some people ...

Friends turns 20: Central Perk Roast #8OClockCoffee #Friends20

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I still miss Friends. I do. I know it's been gone a long time but I loved that show, I loved the cast and the characters and I kind of came into my own as an adult while watching Phoebe, Chandler, Monica and the gang. I grew to love coffee while watching Friends. Plus, it ...