Pineapple Orange Ginger Infused Water Recipe

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Living healthier means drinking a lot of water.  While I don't mind, I do often get bored of plain old water.  So having flavor ideas that won't add calories and/or offer great flavor are a BIG bonus for me.  This pineapple orange ginger infused water recipe gives me great flavor without added calories and tastes ...

Shortcuts for Moms #Motts

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Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Mott’s via Mode Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Mott’s.   As parents, we all have our shortcuts we take, for good and for bad.  Our confessionals can be the cause of many a laughter-filled gathering.  I’ll even ...

Celebrating the American Worker

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When school is back in swing and my kids are just getting settled in their routine, Labor Day rolls around. For the kids, this means a day off from school while for adults, it has a different meaning. This is a day we are able to show the workforce how much we appreciate them. By ...

Panda Express Chinese Spare Ribs

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This post brought to you by Panda Express. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. Just in time for spring and summer fun, Panda Express just introduced their Chinese Spare Ribs. For a limited time they are launching a new premium rib entree: Chinese Spare Ribs. These Chinese Spare Ribs are slow cooked for ...

Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Breakfast Cookie

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I get really bored with our breakfast options on weekdays. Cereal, oatmeal, yogurt with granola, fruit, waffles.  Day in, day out. For whatever reason, none of the kids or I like having eggs during the week for breakfast. We always, always always have blueberries on hand because we have 2 huge bushes that produce gallons ...

50 Appetizers to Impress Your Guests

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When you are planning a party for friends or family you are almost always looking for some great new foods to serve. For your next event, choose from these 50 Appetizers To Impress Your Guests. Not only are they all delicious, they are fun unique ideas that are a step above the average little sausages, ...

My Top 5 Ways to Relieve Stress #StressLess2BMyBest

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With the holidays just recently behind us and this awful weather we have had, it is no wonder folks are feeling stressed. Our economic standing is not yet where it needs to be, with many people still out of work and looking for ways to financially take care of their families. Add kids, school projects, ...

Celebrate Life’s #Lobsterworthy Moments With Red Lobster

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Now that I am a mom, I realize how important it is to recognize those smaller moments in life that need to be celebrated. So, in our house, we celebrate those big milestones, but we also want to give credit where credit is due. So if the kids get an “A” on a test or ...

Teaching Kids About Money: It Is Never Too Early  

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When you think about all the things you need or want to teach your kids, where does money fall for you? At what age do you think it is best to teach your kids about money? While your elementary school-age child may not understand about balancing a checkbook or paying bills, he or she is ...