Maple Honey Ham Panini ~ A Bold Sandwich Choice {Gluten Free and Delicious}

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Maple Ham Panini ~ A Gluten Free Delight {and a sandwich just for kids} A few of my family members have recently decided to go gluten free.  As I’ve been attempting to find recipes and meals to keep them on track I’ve been trying to keep things delicious and exciting for them.  Sandwiches can be exciting if you use the right ingredients.  I decided to step things up and dazzle them with a BOLD DeliFresh meat choice.  What did I choose, {Read More}

Spring Cleaning and Gardening Tips {My Healthy Home}

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Spring Cleaning It’s here ~ finally ~ SPRING and that means it’s time to start cleaning and not just cleaning the everyday things we think of but those down and dirty icky things we have in our home {see my icky laundry tub below…and then the CLEAN version!}.  It’s also time to start thinking GARDENING(I am shouting when I use those capital letters with joy) and I have a gardening tip to share that was told to me by an {Read More}

How I Started to Feel Pretty Again #LiveLoveLingerie #ad

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Figleaves ~ I love the Lingerie I received and I will be getting my ‘feminine’ on in the future with more of their lovely products!  Feeling pretty ~ that was always something that was important to me until recently.  I seem to have been in a funk/rut lately.  I have been feeling dumpy to say the least.  Life became complicated…way more complicated than I ever could imagine a few {Read More}

Pear Pizza Made with Alpine Lace® Reduced Fat Swiss Deli Cheese

Swiss Cheese and Pear Pizza #lifeingredients #sp

Thank you to Alpine Lace for sponsoring this post and helping me find a balanced snack to fuel my day! Excitement abounds in the kitchen…..really??? Not everyday but some days it certainly does.   My kids and husband love when I try something new and I like when the something new packs a punch and it’s something they ask me to make again.  Just because I’m in a rush ~ life gets busy especially this time of year ~ that {Read More}

How-To Pack a Fun and Healthy Kids Lunch #fruitshoot #fuelyourimagination #ad

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A big Thank You to Fruitshoot for sponsoring today’s post. I remember growing up lunchtime was very serious business ~ I went to a private school and there was NO WAY we could play with our food…not even poke at it but now that I’m a mom and I homeschool my kids lunch is fun. Sometimes lunch is just a sandwich cut in triangles or leftovers from dinner the night before but sometimes lunch is something creative.  Since it’s springtime I {Read More}

How to Make the Perfect Cup of Iced Coffee and a Giveaway

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The Secrets to a Delicious Iced Coffee – Cold Brewing & A Good Creamer I do not hide my love for coffee ~ I post pictures {probably far too often} on Instagram of my morning {afternoon and evening} coffee times.  Soon it will be warming up and it’s time to perfect our Iced Coffee Making Skills {it is a skill you know!}.  In the past I have always just made a pot of strong coffee, added my cream and sugar {Read More}

Spring Cleaning ~ The Quick, Easy and Inexpensive Way

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I don't know about you but I have just about had it with this winter.  It has been way too long and cold and I can't wait to get outside and start enjoying the SUN again. I've been preparing for the warm days ahead by attempting to streamline and minimize the time it takes me to do some of my {Read More}

Picturing Life with My HTC One #VZWBuzz

Chalk in urn on black background using HTC One #VZWBuzz

Way back in the day when smartphones were just entering the market I said goodbye to my flip phone and said hello to a whole new world.  Since then I’ve had a few smartphones and almost 3 years ago I got my first ‘advanced’ {fancy schmancy} one which I had until a few weeks ago when I switched to my HTC One. I’m not much of a texter or talker when it comes to my smart phone but I do {Read More}

How to Make a Quick and Easy Family Breakfast

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“This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Jimmy Dean, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #RedboxBreakfast http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO.” Family mealtime has been shown in study after study to be an important part of a strong family and of a physically and mentally healthy life.  During the week we can’t all get together for breakfast because of our schedules but Sunday morning is family breakfast time.  When we’ve gone to church {Read More}

King Kong 2014 {Crafting with Kids}

Crafting with Kids Supply Collage

  I am part of the Make It:Fun® Team.  I received compensation and complementary products in exchange for creation of project ideas. King Kong 2014 My youngest son has an imagination that just doesn’t stop ~ which I love.  He’s been on a King Kong kick for a few months now.  He loves King Kong.  He’s watched the original movie from 1933 {he’s an old movie buff, too ~ for only 8 he knows more about old movies than I do} and {Read More}

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