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 ...

Jimmy Dean® Lunch and Dinner Entrees #ShineAnytime

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Mornings are always such a mad rush of craziness in my house. No matter how much I THOUGHT I planned for the night before, there are inevitably always about 20 million things that I didn't, and am left scrambling to do. One thing that I strive really hard to do is to send everyone out ...

Homemade Hot Pockets Recipe

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Do you know I used to LOVE Hot Pockets? They were definitely a favorite snack in high school. As I've gotten older I've gotten away from eating them, but I think the kids would love to be able to bring them for lunch and stuff. I just want to control what goes into them and ...

American Heritage Chocolate Pancakes with Apples

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Brett and I have  recently had the opportunity of touring some really amazing American historical sites with American Heritage Chocolate including Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, George Washington's Mount Vernon, and most recently Old Salem Gardens and Museum.  These were amazing trips and left me inspired to create some new recipes at home using American Heritage Chocolate like ...

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 ...

Tailgating Essentials #SamsClubTailgating

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What’s the best part about fall? Football season, of course! Whether you’re actually into the game, or just in it for the atmosphere, football season is a blast! The perfect replacement for summer BBQs once the whether cools down. While it may seem carefree and lax, however, it’s even MORE important to be prepared for ...

Fun new menu options at Ruby Tuesday

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When I think of a place to visit for dinner with the family, Ruby Tuesday is one of the first things that pops in my mind. Any other place, and my family is left arguing about who “has a taste for” what, and what things sounds “absolutely revolting” to others… yeah, nobody has time for ...

Back to school learning, memories and lunch! #PTPABTS

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The house is quiet, and I can actually hear myself think. You know what that means? School is now in session. I had mixed feelings about my children heading off to school this year. On one hand, summer was awesome and I hated to see it end. On the other hand, it’s nice to get ...

Check out our Boxtrolls! #TheBoxtrolls #BuildaBoxtrollSweeps

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The countdown continues until The Boxtrolls comes to theaters (9/26). We finished our Boxtrolls, although we're still reading Here Be Monsters (and we need to hurry or we won't finish before the movie comes out!) We had to enter the #BuildaBoxtrollSweeps and took plain old shipping boxes from this:   To this.... To these! Ta-da! Create your own Boxtroll and enter to win ...