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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Oatmeal Currant Bars with Coconut Flour {Gluten Free}

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I can’t handle that it’s December 2nd already. Can NOT HANDLE. You know what that means, right? It’s almost 2015! And I will no longer have a baby. Baby E turns one at the end of the month, sniff sniff. And she’s not the only one with a birthday! The 3 girls in our family (me…

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Healthy Snacking with Nourish Snacks + Giveaway

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My family snacks. A lot. And I am ok with that because I believe healthy snacking bridges the gap between meals and prevents from overeating. However, I get bored of having the same things in the house all the time so I am always looking for new healthy snacks to try. Joy Bauer, RD and…

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Tricks for Getting Kids To Eat Vegetables #ILikeVeggies

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How do you get kids to eat their veggies? Whether you’re a parent, a nanny, a pre-school teacher, you may have come across a picky eater or two. Having 4 kids of my own, I know it’s not easy getting them to try new vegetables or even familiar vegetables that they have already determined they don’t…

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Dough Balls {Vegan, Gluten-Free}

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Here we are in our first full week of school (last week was short due to the Holiday). The kids are both doing so well, but our schedule has officially picked up with the addition of after school activities like gymnastics, church class and soccer twice-a-week for both kids. The kids come home starving as…

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Back-to-School Snacking with NatureBox & Lunch Tips

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It’s back to school week over here. My oldest started 2nd grade yesterday and my daughter started kindergarten! As much as I will miss having my daughter around, she has gotten to the point where she just wants to do stuff all day. Since her two youngest siblings take up a lot of my time…

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Kid-Friendly Fried Rice

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I would normally say I prefer pasta over rice, but lately I have been cooking a ton of rice lately. When I was a kid I loved eating plain white rice with butter. However, I wanted to cook something a little more special than buttered white rice for our Friday night grilled salmon dinner. Now…

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Green Ways to Pack A Lunch

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Hi friends! Today I want to talk about environmentally friendly ways to pack a lunch.  I always keep foil, saran wrap and plastic baggies on hand, but we rarely use them for our lunches because there are so many great reusable options. For the month of August my three oldest are all attending my daughter’s…

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