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Candy Cane Cookies - Original Betty Crocker Recipe

Candy Cane Cookies – A Christmas Tradition

There is no single Christmas food item that says Christmas to me like a candy cane cookie. My mom regularly made these at Christmastime and they are still one of my favorite Christmas memories.  Candy cane cookies are fun to … [Read More...]

Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Santa-Sized Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

I was just about to give up on chocolate chip cookies. I had experienced a few too many dozens of flat or sub par results from the traditional chocolate chip cookie recipes found on bags of chocolate chips, in cookbooks, and … [Read More...]

Stocking Stuffer Ideas

50 Fun Stocking Stuffer Ideas (That Are Not Candy)

We have four stockings hanging up in our home: one for each kiddo and one for mom and dad. As much as I love Christmas presents, I have to admit that I prefer the stocking. It is a consistent childhood memory and there is … [Read More...]

The cows say hello there

Why You Should Take Your Kiddos to a Working Farm

Many of my fondest childhood memories revolve around visiting my grandma's house in Tennessee. She raised animals and had a huge garden and my sisters and I loved helping out by picking our dinner from the vine and keeping … [Read More...]

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Gummy Bear Teacher Gift (Printable)

This post is sponsored by Haribo. All opinions are my own. I love gummy bears. It is very rare that I meet a gummy bear that I do not enjoy.  I also used to really love sour candy, but most modern sour candy I taste is way … [Read More...]

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The cows say hello there

Why You Should Take Your Kiddos to a Working Farm

Many of my fondest childhood memories revolve around visiting my grandma's house in Tennessee. She raised animals and had a huge garden and my sisters and I loved helping out by picking our dinner from the vine and keeping the animals entertained. I … [Read More...]

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Be Prepared! Family Boating Tips to Improve Your Day on the Water

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Sea Tow. I received a promotional item to thank me for participating. I grew up going to the lake on a regular basis. I loved going to the lake, even … [Read More...]

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Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science

I was provided the opportunity to visit the Arizona Science Center and Lost Egypt exhibit through a campaign with Blended Extended. All opinions are my own. My family and I were recently invited to preview the Lost Egypt exhibit that is currently at … [Read More...]

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