Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

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My husband's been home 3 full weeks now with the government shutdown.  I'm not going to get all political in here, don't worry.  These aren't even political cookies.  Promise.  But with him home, he's been able to do a lot more of the errands/running around with the kids stuff, and I've found that a few ...

Quick and Easy Meal Ideas: Ghost Pizza

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This quick and easy meal idea is brought to you by our friends at General Mills. With back to school here and activities starting up, life is hectic for everyone, it seems.  Hectic for us here at the Martin household, moreso than ever before.  I've been doing a lot of meal prep and cooking dinner ...

Maple Sugar Toast with Fruit = Easy Summer Breakfast #CookwithSpreads

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This is a sponsored post about Maple Sugar Toast written by me on behalf of Unilever. Since discovering the different ways you can cook with spreads, I'm finding I'm reaching for this in the fridge when I'm cooking more an more...my kids have even invented their own recipe using a spread! We have a new favorite ...

Vegan Tofu Scramble

Vegan Tofu Scramble

Today I am writing about another vegan breakfast option, Tofu Scramble.  It is quick and easy to make and really can be served at any meal.  I know that this one may be a hard sell for some people but honestly when it is seasoned and prepared nicely, tofu is quite enjoyable. I have been trying ...

Sausage and Biscuits with Gravy Eggo Style (Recipe) #EggoWaffleOff

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Today's recipe for my week as Chief Waffle Officer is a twist on Sausage and Biscuits with Gravy.  Like all of my recipes, it's pretty easy and hard to screw up...and using Eggo waffles means you save a ton of time! This recipe is always a favorite in our house for a hearty breakfast (especially ...

My Plant Based Weekly Meals with Recipe

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  One of the first questions asked when people learn that I am plant based is, "What do you eat?"  It is almost a hard question to answer because there are so many things I eat.  I decided to keep track of what I ate for a week.  Here are the results, all plant based, not ...

Free Recipe and Craft eBooks

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If you enjoy cooking or crafts, then you'll love these free eBooks! This list was just updated to bring you the newest ones. Some of these are about cooking and others are about crafts. Just pick and choose which ones you like best! They're all FREE! Free Craft eBooks: Cheap and Easy Crafts Free Recipe eBooks: 12 Top Rated ...

DIY Frozen Hot Chocolate (Recipe)

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It's winter. It's time for cold weather, playing in the snow, snuggling under blankets by the fire to get warm.  Except...it isn't very cold in Connecticut this week. It's about 55 degrees.  So I decided to try something NEW today. I made Frozen Hot Chocolate- which I've heard about but never tasted.  I thought this ...

Good Morning Pina Colada Smoothie! (Recipe)

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Well hello my new friend. The breakfast Pina Colada Smoothie. If you LOOOOOVE Pina Coladas as much as I do, then you must try out my new smoothie recipe!  It will instantly put you in an island state of mind!      Ingredients: 3 cups of Ice 1 Package of Vanilla Carnation Instant Breakfast 6 oz can of Pineapple Juice Freshly chopped pineapple ...

Valentine’s Day Freebies, Deals, Crafts and Recipes! (with coupons)

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Here are some Valentine's Day Freebies, Deals, Crafts and Recipes just in time for Valentine's Day (5 days and  counting) that won't break the bank!! Deals and Gifts: Valentine's Day on a Dime: Ideas to make it special without breaking the bank Is your Valentine a movie lover?  Grab a few DVDs and snuggle up on the ...