Banana Nut Bread Breakfast Bowl

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A healthy breakfast doesn't have to be boring or lacking in flavor. You just have to get creative and turn your typicalbreakfast on its head by bringing something unusual to the table — like cottage cheese. Have you never considered it for breakfast?  Once you combine it with a couple of mix-ins from the Superfood ...

Grilled Pork Chops with Peach Mango Salsa

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We’re still making beef and chicken step aside for some pork-tastic grilling this summer, and this weekend, we had our grilled chops with a Peach Mango Salsa recipe that was ah-mazingly delicious.  The heat of the jalapeno with the sweet of the peach and mango was just out of this world…. and oh, so yum. ...

10 Must See National Landmarks

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From sea to shining sea, from north to as far south as you can drive there are many famous, awe inspiring landmarks to see right here in our United States. That makes for plenty of awesome road trips for you and the family, with amazing photos to be taken, and memories to be made. Where will ...

Mojito Lime Grilled Porterhouse Pork Chops

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I get into dinner "ruts" more often than I care to admit. I do.  Partly because we have our favorites, but also, sometimes I just under-appreciate the awesome of pork. Do you know that you cook a Porterhouse Pork just like a Porterhouse Steak?  True story.  It’s time to give grills everywhere a makeover and ...

Southwest Bean Salad

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This Southwest Bean Salad is the perfect side dish for barbecues, pot lucks, picnics, and even Sunday suppers. It has a deliciously light flavor to balance heavier items on the table.  I love it when healthy meets tasty! Pair it with ribs, hot dogs, or even meatloaf for a summer side that packs a punch of ...

Sports Laundry Hacks

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There's absolutely NOTHING I would rather be doing on a bright spring day than my family's massive mounds of laundry! Said no one ever. Laundry. That word brings to mind images of piles of dirty, smelly, sweat, grass, and food stained blechness. While we might dread laundry day (or laundry week, if your house is ...

Celebrating the American Soldier #WorkforceStories

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When I was about 6 or 7, my twin brothers graduated from high school. Mom was super emotional that night, and I just put it off to her being so proud of their accomplishment. As it turned out, she had gotten news from the boys the rest of us were unaware of. What the twins ...

Camp Invention Summer Camps #thinkmakecreate #giveaway

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Summer is coming really fast and many of us are planning the kids' activities for those many weeks off.  My kids are typically with me all day, but we do like to do some camp time for them just for a change of scenery and some different fun.  This year, the kids are super excited ...

Kitchen Cleaning Hacks #ThisIsHowIClean

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Life with kids can get pretty messy sometimes. Heck, life in general is messy sometimes. But with these easy cleaning hacks from Clorox, you'll be done picking up one mess just in time to catch the next one rolling in!   Kitchen Cleaning Hacks To Keep Life Easy and Fun Life with kids is always interesting. Never boring, ...

Treat yourself with your tax return #TreatYourself #StraightTalkTesters

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It’s tax time- and that means for many of us, TAX RETURNS! Not always easy to know what to do with $3229 (the average US tax refund amount). Our friends at Straight Talk know how important it is to families to get the most bang for their buck and optimize those returns...they sent me a ...