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A day at the beach with CLIF Kid Zbar Filled

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It is hard to believe that Summer 2017 is coming to an end.  We are working hard at squeezing in as many memories as we can before it is back…

dairy free lunchbox ideas

The Best Dairy Free Lunchbox Ideas!

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Back to School is here!  We found out a while back that we have a dairy allergy in our family so that changes our lunch box routine. Dairy used to…

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Easy Two Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins : You are welcome.

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Pumpkin Muffin recipe. Brace yourself.  It’s Fall, or as I like to call it; ‘put pumpkin in everything‘ season.  I love Pumpkin.  One of our favorite recipes that I honestly make…

simple dinner with ling ling

Simple meals that tweens can help with using Ling Ling!

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As our kids get older, making dinner has become more of a group effort.  This summer we have been making simple meals that are healthy and can be made quickly…

diy easy firetruck cake

The Best DIY Firetruck Cake – so easy!

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I have always wanted to have a ‘wow factor’ cake for birthday parties.  We never really had the budget for a professional cake, and I didn’t trust my own abilities. …

dole whip fair food

10 photos of Fair Food that will make you forget your diet!

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It is Summer and you know what that means. Fair Season is here! Here is San Diego, Fair season starts early.  On June 2nd the San Diego County Fair officially…

pizza on the patio

Dinner as a family made easy with this Macaroni Grill special!

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With Summer break nipping at our heels, this family is running on fumes.  School, extra curricular activities, work deadlines, and end of the year parties have us hanging by a…

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Medieval Times in Orange County! Family four pack giveaway!

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Medieval Times is for the whole family! As summer approaches we can’t wait to share as many fun ways to enjoy Southern California as possible. Today we are sharing about…

Instant Pot Pumpkin Apple Butter from scratch

Instant Pot Pumpkin Apple Butter

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I have been making pumpkin apple butter in my crock pot for years.  We are known throughout the neighborhood as the people you give your uncarved pumpkins to after Halloween….

close up of chicken tikka masala

Instant Pot Tikka Masala – Easy and Whole30 compliant!

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My Instant Pot is my new best friend. It sat in the box on my counter for two weeks before I finally opened it but I am so glad I…

how we treat eczema naturally

How we treat eczema naturally with diet modification

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I have been doing a lot of research about food sensitivities and allergies recently. It’s fascinating.  Our youngest daughter has had severe eczema from about three months of age on….

gluten free lunch box ideas

3 Simple Gluten Free Lunch Ideas

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Our family decided that Gluten Free was the way to be last year.  I plan on sharing more about that decision soon, but for now I want to share about…