Pay It Forward – A Give Away

About a month a go I shared a post about how Chicken of the Sea, an iconic seafood brand that we’ve all grown up with, is celebrating their centennial in a fantastic way – by paying it forward. They are calling it the “100 Years of Good” campaign – a year long celebration of special [...]

Juicy Summer Slushie with Old Orchard Juice

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Summer is coming and that means you and your kiddos are going to be wanting more cold drinks to keep cool! Most kids LOVE popsicles, slushies, and snow cones on a hot summer day. If you buy them out you’ll likely pay a premium price.  So why not make these cool drinks at home?  You’ll [...]

Spring Flower Cupcakes – Fun for the Kiddos

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Spring is in the air! I’ve been enjoying some fun in the sun with my two little ones. Today, after enjoying some time outside we came in for a little kitchen fun. We baked these lemon cupcakes and the kids helped decorate them with jellybeans! If you’re looking for a fun activity to keep the [...]

Real Food For Babies From Beech-Nut

Beechnut REALFood for babies review from

Okay, here’s my scoop on baby food: We fed our kids REAL foods from the start. Most of the time we’d feed them something {or many things depending on their stages} from our own meals. BUT, we all know there are times when that just isn’t possible: You eat at a restaurant, you have a [...]

Anticipating that First Home-grown Tomato for Tomato, Cucumber and Onion Salad

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Organic Choice. All opinions are 100% mine. Spring is here and I’m itching to get my hands dirty! I’ve already been out weeding my little vegetable garden bed. It already has strawberry plants that we planted last year that luckily overwintered very well! We’re [...]

Almost Famous Potato Salad

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Want to be the “belle of the barbque?”  Make this REAL food potato salad.  You’ll be so glad you did! It is so good, I’ve never come home with any leftover!  There is a secret ingredient that I’m going to let you in on…it is what sets this potato salad apart! This recipe is a [...]

Fashion Collars and a Cushy Harness for Man’s {or Woman’s} Best Friend

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We have a couple of dogs roaming my home and yard. We live out in the country so our dogs are free to roam around. That makes it super important for our dogs to wear a good collar with identifying tags just in case they happen to roam too far. We’ve never had trouble with [...]

Fun with Pups – Beggin’ Poppers

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Do you have a pup at home?  Do you love to give them treats? Beggin’ Party Poppers are a new, interactive and incredibly fun way to serve dogs a new version of a yummy bacon treat. Beggin’ Poppers are available at Walmart {as are the refill pouches} and they are both affordable and fun! We [...]

REAL Simple Family Meals: Crockpot Nachos

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You are going to flip! Two of your favorite things in ONE REAL food recipe – kid friendly nachos AND you can make them in the crockpot while you’re away doing your thing! Come home, top with your favorite toppings and viola! Dinner that everyone loves in minutes! Are you ready to have your mind [...]

REAL Good Food: Cheesy Cauliflower

Having trouble getting your kiddos to try new things? Are they adamant that they HATE vegetables? Cheese to the rescue! I mean, let’s think about this logically…most kids love cheese – macaroni and cheese. Why not take that same cheese sauce and add it to some veggies to make them a little more kid friendly? [...]

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