Fall Snack Recipe: Alpha-Bits Snack Mix #AlphaBits

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A favorite and rarely seen cereal in our family growing up was Alpha-Bits cereal.  I loved it for oh so many reasons, but mostly it just tasted good...plus, my mom so rarely got "fun" foods for us that having alphabet shaped cereal pieces to enjoy just seemed SO EXCITING.  Fast forward to me at age ...

Halloween Treat Recipe Roundup

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Here's a roundup of several Halloween Treat Recipes from the Mavens of Money!  Have your own fun recipe idea? Share your own in the linky at the bottom of the post! Candy Corn Crunch  from This Mama Loves Popcorn Jack-O-Lanterns from Mom on Dealz Meringue Ghosts from Madame Deals Witch Hat Surprise Cookies from This Mama Loves Cool Whip Chips Ahoy Halloween Dessert ...

Under the Sea Parfait Recipe (The Little Mermaid Inspired)

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One of my all time favorite Disney movies is The Little Mermaid. My littlest one had a playdate with one of her little besties and since both of them adore Ariel, we decided we would make our playdate extra fun by making up an Little Mermaid inspired Under the Sea Parfait Recipe in honor of ...

Fun Kool-Aid Crafts and Recipes ($250 Prize Pack Giveaway)

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Growing up, we had Kool-Aid a lot. Well, maybe not a lot, but at parties, celebrations, we definitely did.  I remember we had these really cool Kool-Aid man mugs and I really really loved those mugs. We might have had a pitcher, too.  Whatever- they were AWESOME. Photo Credit for these beauties goes to Nothyme4Presents  (and excuse ...

Food Over Medicine: Food for thought

Food Over Medicine Book Review.

This summer BenBella Books sent me another great read to review, Food Over Medicine, The Conversation That Could Save Your Life.  Pamela A. Popper, PhD, ND, and Glen Merzer.  They talk about the the current state of health in America and how diet can improve peoples conditions.  They share success stories, recipes and tips on managing ...

Vegan For Her Book Review

Vegan For Her book review

The publishers at DaCapo sent me a copy of Vegan for Her, written by Virginia Messina with JL Fields, to review.  The subtitle is The Woman's Guide to Being Healthy and Fit on a Plant-Based Diet.  One thing that jumped right out at me is that the author states that the book does not need ...

Despicable Me Minion Surprise Cupcakes Recipe

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Today I'm going to share with you OUR version of the ever-popular Minion cupcakes and goodies that have been floating around online since the previews for Despicable Me 2 have started to show.  I decided to do them as simple as I could- and with a surprise twist that might surprise you.  If you remember, ...

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies with Pretzels and Avocado Recipe

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Chocolate chip cookies are a favorite in our family, and sometimes, no matter how much we love the classics, it's fun to change things up a bit.  Part of my Ambassadorship with Avocados from Mexico was a promise to create an avocado recipe each month over the summer, and today I'm sharing a new one ...

Chocolate Avocado Brownies Recipe #ILoveAvocados #AFMPitCrew

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This recipe for chocolate avocado brownies is sponsored as part of my Ambassadorship with Avocados from Mexico. Opinions are my own.  I love brownies. They love me too.  It's a long, rocky road for us (and another brownie flavor I can't seem to say no to) and it usually ends with the brownie being devoured ...

Girl Scout Cookie Ice Cream Pie Recipe

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I heard the absolute strangest thing the other day.  "We have too many Girl Scout cookies left." Um, say what now?  There's 2 things I can't wrap my head around there, my friends.  First: that whole "too many" in relation to Girl Scout cookies. Secondly: "left" as in leftover?  As in, not all consumed? After I picked ...