Fun After School Snack Idea-Pudding Bar

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Thanks to Snack Pack® for sponsoring this awesome Pudding Bar post!Sometimes after-school snacks are just whatever you can grab on the go or something the kids can reach and eat on their own. Other times, I like to give them a little something special. This fun Pudding Bar with Snack Pack® also doubles as a ...

Semi-Homemade Rice Krispies Valentine Hearts

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I can't even believe I'm writing this- but Valentine's Day will be here before we know it. If you are like me...no matter how much you plan ahead, the final days leading up to the day will fly and you'll be caught in need of a something to send someplace with a kid or 3, ...

Easy Oatmeal Breakfast Bars Recipe: Make and Take

Easy oatmeal breakfast bar recipe- This Mama Loves

Breakfast is one of my least favorite things for myself. By the time I get the family fed, I'm doing lunches and making sure people are doing what they need to do to get out the door on time and quite frankly, I'm usually the last one to eat... and often I kind of skip ...

Kiwi Strawberry Smoothie Recipe with Spinach & Cottage Cheese

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This tasty Kiwi Strawberry Smoothie is an excellent way to deliver a healthy dose of vitamins and minerals to you or your kids. And if they don’t see you add it in they will never know it contains spinach! Fresh fruit adds sweetness and flavor, creating a tasty craveable snack that is much healthier than ...

One Pot Sausage & Pasta Skillet Meal

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Keeping everyone happy for dinner in this house isn't always easy. Keeping myself sane planning dinners in this house isn't always easy. That's why I love finding or creating (or a mix) meals that let me cook once, eat twice. With pasta dishes, it's super simple to toss some extra pasta in a pot to ...

Norm of the North Polar Bear Vanilla Puppy Chow Mix Recipe

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Have you seen the previews for Norm of The North movie yet? Every single time it comes on my kids get worked up into a dance frenzy- dancing along with Norm and begging me to take them to see it as soon as it comes out in theaters. This family friendly film will be released ...

Leftover Ham and Scalloped Potatoes au Gratin with White Wine (Recipe)

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One of my favorite things to do is make a huge ham for Christmas dinner- not just for Christmas but for the leftovers.  Comfort foods abound with ham and this recipe is no exception...My family devoured this one tonight and I just had to share! Making this leftover ham recipe in a cast iron skillet is ...

Easy Weeknight Dinner Idea: Cheesy Chili Bombs

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Here's a fun and easy weeknight dinner idea - Cheesy Chili Bombs - plus it's quick and kid friendly! These are great for a fast dinner or even a picnic dinner on the go. You can always swap out turkey for the ground beef and use low fat cheese to make it a little healthier, and add some ...

Festive Holiday Appetizer: Vegetable Wreath

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You can have fun and festive food for your Holiday get togethers that are also quick and easy...and good for you! Whether you need something for your own party or to contribute to a family or office spread this one will have you covered. Grab a tub of Marzetti Veggie Dip, a variety of your ...

Peppermint White Hot Chocolate Recipe

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When Jack Frost is nipping, nothing sends him away like a steaming mug of hot cocoa, right?  With two little ones we go through a lot of hot chocolate during the winter months and sometimes we get burnt out on the same old thing.  Sometimes I think my kids want to play outside and get ...