Fun Kool-Aid Crafts and Recipes

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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

chocolate avocado brownies

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

girl scout cookie ice cream pie recipe

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 ...

Granola Bars with Honey Bunches of Oats Greek Honey Crunch #HoneyBunchesGreek

easy granola bar recipe

Today's featured recipe for Granola Bars made with Honey Bunches of Oats with Greek Yogurt is brought to you by our friends at Honey Bunches of Oats.  We've been doing a lot of granola bars lately and I decided to take a recipe a friend shared with me and change it up to include this ...

Sausage Quiche with Hash Brown Crust

sausage quiche with hash brown crust

Sometimes, breakfast for dinner can be a lot of fun.  We usually do eggs or an omelet, but last week,  I tried something different.  I had a bag of hash browns in the fridge and decided I'd poke around and see what I could come up with.  The result was a Sausage Quiche with Hash ...

Quick & Easy Taco Pizza with Velveeta Cheese (aka Liquid Gold) Recipe

quick easy taco pizza with velveeta cheese recipe

Spring is FINALLY here in full swing and with it, softball, tball, yoga classes and soccer.  That, and we've got some major projects going on outside in our yard. (In case you were wondering, 24 large tree stumps make a LOT of wood chips).  With so much work outside, and so many hectic weeknights, I'm finding ...