Baked Taco Dip + Giveaway

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Thanks to Mezzetta for sponsoring this post. Traditions….they’re wonderful aren’t they? Now that I have kids of my own I’ve tried to create some of my family’s own holiday traditions. Of course food plays a big role in that. There are so many wonderful memories associated with food. I love to think back at my childhood…

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5 Holiday Gift Ideas From Lorna Jane

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I have made a conscious effort lately to buy workout clothes that are suitable for running around town as well as just working out in, because as a busy mama I don’t always have the chance to get cleaned up before being out in public. I follow Lorna Jane on Instagram and have seen other…

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Kale and Bacon Gratin

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Can you believe it’s Thanksgiving already? I don’t think time could move any faster! I’m in full pie mode right now and debating on what to do for our vegetable side dishes. So many choices, so little time. I’ve never been into creamy vegetables like creamed spinach. It’s not that I don’t like creamy. I do. I…

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Vegan Pumpkin Pie {Gluten Free} + Giveaway

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     I was asked to participate in the “#SoyInspired for Thanksgiving” campaign as a member of the Healthy Aperture Blogger Network. I was compensated for my time. Oh. My. Gosh. Is Thanksgiving really next week? It’s insane how quickly the time is flying by. I don’t know about you guys, but pumpkin pie is…

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Baked Sweet Potato Chunks with Oregano

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Hello and Happy Friday! I love going to others peoples’ houses for dinner because you just never know when you’ll be introduced to something that you wouldn’t have thought of otherwise. So my friend and I used to coordinate dinners while our husbands were out of town for work and I went over to her…

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Chocolate Nut Butter Rice Crispy Treats

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My oldest baby boy turned 8 over the weekend! His birthday kicks off the beginning of the birthday/holiday extravaganza over at our house where the rest of us will follow until the year comes to an end. He was super laid back about the party plans this year. He chose to invite 4 classmates to…

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Ham and Veggie Crustless Quiche

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The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Daisy Cottage Cheese. I remember the first time I made this crustless quiche, it was dinnertime and we lived in Austin. I wanted something light and healthy so I decided to make a quiche without the heavy crust (which I do love by the…

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Cooking With Kids & Resurrection Cookies

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The kitchen has always been the center of our home. My parent’s kitchen has always been THE place to congregate- there is a huge island and floor-to-ceiling windows that look out to their backyard. Whenever I go home, cooking dinner with extending family is what we do. The wine is poured, the appetizers are out…

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Double Chocolate Cheesecake for Valentine’s Day

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Every year on Valentine’s Day my husband and I put the kids to bed a little early and enjoy a romantic home cooked meal instead of worrying about making reservations at some fancy restaurant. How is it different than any other night I cook? Well for one thing, the kids are in bed. We open…

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