Bounce-Back Smoothie

Berry Banana Smoothie

We are knee deep in the middle of a move and this delicious, berry filled Bounce-Back Smoothie was exactly what we needed. A Berry Banana Smoothie combination of pure bliss!


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white castle valentines

Where NOT to go on Valentine’s Day

Big mistake! Last night we visted the local animal shelter because our nutty family has been tossing around the idea of adding a new member to our already fairly big family. We saw adorable puppies and sweet dogs that so wanted to come home with us. When we left, there is a White Castle next… 

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Scrapbooking Soothes the Soul

I have been having scrapbook withdrawl. No, really. I have. I am a die hard scrapbooker by nature who has sort of fallen off the wagon recently. Mostly because we are putting our house on the market so we’ve been packing things like crazy and well, the scrapbook supplies got packed up too. While that… 

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The Weather is Wonderful

I have to laugh everytime I hear the quote “The Weather Is Wonderful.” There is a story behind that. Several years ago, my children and I were eating at a chinese restaurant that we used to frequent. My son had a hard day at school that day, and the weather was awful. In fact, it… 

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Delicious Layered Bars

They might be full of grains, but they are awesome! The kids love them! Delicious Layered Bars 1/3 cup butter 1 cup graham cracker crumbs 1/2 cup uncooked old-fashioned or quick oats 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1 cup flaked coconut 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips 3/4 cup raisins 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans Preheat… 

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Beef Pot Roast

Beef Pot Roast Crock Pot Recipe

Who doesn’t love a good pot roast? This recipe is simple, easy and tastes delicious!! Delicious Beef Pot Roast 3 pounds roast, trimmed 2 tablespoons oil Flour and water paste, optional 1 cup tomato juice 3 tablespoons mustard, prepared 4 tablespoons worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon basil 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon… 

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Confessions of a Freelance Writer

It is simple really. I am a freelance writer. Anyone who does this for a living, knows, understands, and can sympathize with how difficult it is to create a living doing something like freelance writing. Since I was extremely young, I have written. Most writer’s have. You don’t just wake up one day and suddenly… 

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Get FREE Digital Prints!

www.shutterfly.comShutterfly is offering 15 free prints to new customers. Also, get 10 free prints each for up to 10 friends in a calendar year who join and place an order. www.winkflash.comWinkflash is currently offering 50% off for new customers. The new customer price is .06 a photo which is an amazing savings on digital prints!… 

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The Truth About Freelance Writing

It seems to be a myth amongst those who wish to stay at home with their children and still have an income coming in, that perhaps writing “stuff” is the answer. Yeah…well, not so much. Here’s the deal. You actually have to be good at writing to make a decent living out of it. You… 

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Italian Chicken Recipe

Italian Chicken 1 frying chicken, cut into pieces 1 teaspoon seasoned salt 1/4 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated 1/2 cup chicken stock 1 can mushrooms, drained 1/2 teaspoon paprika zucchini, sliced into medium pieces freshly ground black pepper parsley to garnish Sprinkle chicken with seasoned salt. Combine… 

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Thinking About Better Writing

I was sitting today, just thinking about some of the ways I go about trying to be a better writer. I think the most important way that I accomplish this, is by reading. And reading, I do a lot of. I am the girl in which when you pull up my library card information, have… 

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