Two Great Beef Stew Recipes

February 6, 2014
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I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for the Certified Angus Beef® brand. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. It’s been a rough winter this year. I am not sure my children have had a whole school week without […]

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Broccoli & Roasted Red Pepper Quiche plus Egglands Best Giveaway!

February 1, 2014

They say the best recipes are made with love and I am happy to celebrate American heart month this February by creating a family dish using Eggland’s Best Eggs. Eggs are one of my most used ingredients and they are perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This quiche is something my family and I could eat […]

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Hershey’s Spreadable Chocolate With Fruit and Giveaway Winner

January 29, 2014

This post is sponsored by Hershey’s but as usual all opinions are my own. So it’s time to announce my giveaway winner and recap all the lusciousness of the spreadable chocolate I have been eating. Drumroll please………………….. The winner of the gift pack is Kim M. Congrats Kim! Now you too can indulge in chocolate for […]

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Orange Banana Green Smoothie

January 27, 2014

It’s time for some dirty little secrets. Did I get your attention? I can be really cranky in the morning. Especially in January and February when the weather stinks. Like lately. I mean who wants to get out of bed at 6:30 am when it is 20 degrees out. Ask my husband. He’ll tell you. […]

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Salted Chocolate Almond Crispy Treats & Hershey’s Spread Giveaway

January 16, 2014

This post is sponsored by Hershey’s but as usual all opinions are my own. ********CONTEST CLOSED******** Remember the yummy Hershey’s spreads that I have been snacking on for the last month? Thanks to Hershey’s,  I am giving some away along with snacks to go with it. I also have a recipe for you that tastes much better than […]

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Tomato Pesto Caprese Bites

January 13, 2014
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Who’s ready for some football? While I am a Giants fan and the rest of my family are Eagles fans (shhhh….don’t tell anybody), none of us will be cheering for our favorite team in the Superbowl.  But that doesn’t mean football is over. We still have some good games to watch and great food to eat. […]

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Ten Great Winter Soups!

January 8, 2014

Brrrrr, it’s freezing out side. How cold is it? Well… It’s so cold that I have been drinking my coffee on a stick. It’s so cold that I go in my fridge to warm up. It is so cold that the Botox people are not needed this week.  Just walk outside for a frozen wrinkle […]

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Hershey’s Spread Pairings & Chocolate Hazelnut Ricotta Pillows

January 3, 2014

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Hershey’s but as usual, all opinions are my own. Happy new year everyone! I am starting off the new year with something sweet because everyone needs a little chocolate in their life. I have been enjoying my jars of new Hershey’s spreads and trying them with all kinds of things. […]

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Ten Easy-To-Make New Year’s Eve Appetizers

December 29, 2013
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When it comes to parties, I am a finger food person. Forget the fancy dishes and beautiful table settings. Someday when I don’t have preteens and teenagers running around my house maybe I’ll be inclined to have a more formal dinner party. Or maybe when I have two dishwashers and a live in maid. But for […]

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Peppermint Sandwich Cookie Brownies

December 26, 2013
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They say smells can bring you back  to certain memories. In fact, smells can change your mood. Coffee is one of my favorite smells that does just that. Coffee reminds me of so many good things. It especially brings me back to my early childhood and staying at my grandparents’ house during summer vacation. My grandparents were avid […]

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