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Healthier Chocolate Syrup

What is winter without hot chocolate?  My kids absolutely love it, but we haven’t had it in a really long time because we’ve been cleaning up our diet and the stuff that comes in those pouches and mixes doesn’t jive with our new dietary choices.  As I’ve been learning about sweeteners, we’ve kicked the bad […]

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Celebrate All Season and Beyond with Burgers’ Smokehouse

This post is sponsored by Burgers’ Smokehouse.  With the blustery winter weather that’s blowing through comes a stark reminder that the holidays are right around the corner.  Nothing says love during this time of year quite like spending time with those you care about, sharing holiday meals. Burgers’ Smokehouse has you covered, with everything from […]

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Healthy for the Holidays!

This is my favorite time of year.  Thanksgiving, yummy food, Christmas, yummy food, parties, yummy food, time with family, yummy food……oh and did I mention yummy food? Now I love the holidays just as much as Santa Claus himself, but let’s be honest, the holidays can be a tough time to keep our health in […]

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Rethink the Happy Hour

Family dinners at a restaurant can often be a dreaded activity for parents. After our {very busy} son was born we felt the pull to continue to take the opportunity to dine out. We enjoy the chance to be served as we can sit and talk and enjoy food and drink. Although we still wanted to continue dining […]

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Seven Easy Family-Friendly Recipes

After a long day of work, transporting kids, helping with homework and preparing for the next day, cooking dinner is the last thing on my mind. Our household often falls victim to those wonderful drive-thru lanes that hand us dinner in record time. Piping hot (most of the time), easy to eat on the go, […]

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Three Staples In Our Weekly Dinner Rotation

“What’s for dinner Mom?” are usually the first words I hear from my children when I walk in the door after a long day at work. My standard answers are “food” and “I don’t know yet.” What I really want to say: “I really have to feed you goblins every night? Can’t we just have […]

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