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diy easy firetruck cake

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. …

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…

Rainbow Unicorn Party Punch

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So my littlest went through about five hundred different themes for her birthday party – Dora, Princess, Frozen (She decided against Frozen because “Grandma’s birfday is right after my birfday…

Inside Out smores

Inside out printable recipes

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You guys – we saw Inside Out the other day and I can’t spoil a thing, but got me deep down.  #SoManyFeels ….. The kids actually saw a sneak peek…

Healthier Shamrock Shake Copy Cat Recipe

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So I admit it, our kids LOVE Shamrock Shakes.  I used to be a big fan of Shamrock Shakes from McDonald’s myself but they are too sweet for me now,…

Fiesta Stuffed Peppers : Easy & Healthy Recipe!

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Our kids fell in love with Zucchini Boats last summer and now we are trying the same out with Stuffed Peppers and Stuffed Tomatoes.  Last year we had Zucchini Boats…

Simple Kale and Parmigiano-Reggiano Salad Recipe

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I LOVE the Whole Foods Market recipe page!  I get tons of ideas for healthy (and often times very simple) recipes we can make at home with ingredients we buy…

Easy Whiskey Cupcakes Recipe

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My friend Rabecca is here today to share her Easy Whiskey Cupcakes Recipe. Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! It gets better you guys; she made Baileys frosting….. from…

Valentines Day Treats

Leftover Valentine’s Day Candy Treats

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I don’t know if you are anything like me, but I kinda hate holidays where kids come home with a bunch of candy.  I love Valentine’s Day, but all the…

Family Movie Night – The Boxtrolls and activity sheets!

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Our family loves animation and they are typically the only DVDs we purchase for our home. Our kids missed The Boxtrolls in theaters so they were thrilled to pick it…

Marie Callender’s Winter Warm Up

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This winter is a busy season for our family!  All three kids are in part time school, partial home school, all have after school activities, Harry and I work, and…