12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Covered Cherry Shortbreads

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Today's installment for the 12 Days of Christmas Cookies is Chocolate Covered Cherry Shortbreads !  These are fun and easy to make (oh wait. Most of my recipes are!!) and the kids can totally help!  Their grama loves chocolate covered cherries and she loves cookies so now she can enjoy two of her faves together..and ...

DIY Grinch Crafts and Recipes

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas is one of my all time most favorite stories EVER. I love it. My family loves it too, thankfully!! Here are several DIY Grinch Holiday Crafts and Recipes for you, and some Grinch Cookie Pops that are fun and festive as well!   If you love the Grinch and want to ...

2 Ingredient Fudge Recipe #ALDIRaves

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I am participating in a sponsored brand ambassadorship with ALDI. All opinions stated are my own. I'm about to blow your minds, my friends.  Delicious, creamy fudge recipe.  2 ingredients (3 if you add nuts) and total cost: $2.48. Oh, yes. You see, my Aunt Dianne (who probably won't ever see this but hey, I love you Aunt ...

Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe #Recipe #linky

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With the holidays upon us, I've been wanting to showcase fun, quick and easy recipes to make - even twists on classics like this Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe.  Most everyone loves a good chocolate chip cookie recipe, this one just adds a fun and festive holiday flavor!  You can use any kind of peppermint ...

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

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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 ...