Make your own cookie butter (Free printable gift tag)

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A few years ago a friend heard me mention heading to Trader Joe's.  If they have Cookie Butter, get me 2.  Maybe 3, she said. I was all "What is cookie butter??" and then she told me.  I knew that I would need to try this cookie butter, and I knew I'd probably 1. love it and ...

#ChocolateHistory #TwitterParty 11/11

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Ready to party? I am.  What's the occasion?  Well, some of my favorite chocolates are going to be available for purchase where some of my other favorite chocolates are available for purchase.  What's better than CHOCOLATE? Seriously, though.  Remember when I went to G Dub's House? (Mount Vernon) or when Racquel went to Old Salem and ...

Slow Cooker Apple Crisp

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Apple crisp is one of my favorite desserts. I love it.  It makes the house smell amazing and just tastes so yummy.  Now, throwing the crisp ingrediens in the crockpot/slow cooker?  That gives you hours of aroma to enjoy plus a delicious dessert when it's all said and done. Crockpot Apple Crisp    Ingredients 4-5 C. apples, peeled and ...

{easy} Slow Cooker Chicken Breast Recipe

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I love using my crock pot.  Slow cooker.  Whatever you want to call it.... it makes things a lot simpler for me, especially with busy schedules like ours. This slow cooker chicken breast recipe is easy and so delicious! Plus, this kind of chicken lends itself well to leftover dishes... which means cooking once and eating ...

Kmart Layaway now Online

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I’ve been cracking up all day at the social media messages from my friends around Christmas. Seems to be about a 50/50 split with half of them being excited and eager to get a rush on their holiday decorating, and the other half cursing the people already posting pictures of their trees.   As for me?   I suppose ...

Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

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This post brought to you by The Frozen Food Foundation. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. We like to have at least 2 servings of vegetables at dinner in our house.  Often, fruit as well, but we do try to do the vegetables at dinner each night.  My kids, I'm ...

Elf on the Shelf Ideas (Again)

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Elf on the Shelf Ideas (Again)If you love the idea of the Elf on the Shelf, but aren’t sure about where to begin, take a look at some of these fun poses you can try! Kids will love waking up each day and seeing what the elf is up to, and these ideas are some ...

Elf on the Shelf Alternatives

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By now most people have heard of the Elf on the Shelf.   I've even posted him on here....and Christopher PopinKins.  But they aren't the only elves in town.  Given that December is just a few weeks away and many of us have our elves arriving Thanksgiving night, I thought I'd share some of the OTHER elves I've ...

Fun Santa Claus Crafts

12 Fun Santa Claus Crafts

We love celebrating the 12 day of Christmas as we count down for the big day and all of the fun activities, gifts and parties to attend. This year you can create on of these great  Santa Claus Crafts fore each of the days of Christmas! Fun ornaments, decorations and more make this list perfect ...

Raw Veggie Challenge #V8VegOut!

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V8 is on a mission to get the world to step up their game when it comes to veggies, and This Mama Loves has graciously accepted the challenge! V8’s commitment to providing vegetables that match their consumers lifestyle needs has been an ever-evolving effort of over 75 years! Remember the original V8 Juice, that tasted ...