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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Chicken and Avocado BLT Rice Bowl

Chicken & Avocado BLT Rice Bowl w/Pesto Ranch Dressing #ThenAndNow Farberware Cookware #giveaway

Seriously, it’s like a BLT in a bowl – this easy-to-make rice bowl is loaded with bacon, grilled chicken and avocado and tossed with a zesty pesto ranch dressing. It’s the perfect weeknight meal, because it’s fast and easy and is also fancy and amazing enough to serve at a party or event. Before we get into this… 

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Kicked-Up Spicy Breaded Chicken with Panko

Add a Little Spice: Kick Up a Basic Breaded Chicken Recipe with Sriracha #ThenAndNow #giveaway

Fresh herbs and spices perk up a simple classic breaded chicken recipe, but if you really want to take it another step, coat those babies in Sriracha Sauce before breading them in a crunchy Panko for a delicious, modern twist on a very retro recipe. It’s all just kinda amazing.

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Share a Coke and try this Super Simple Ice Cream Coke Floats Recipe #ShareItForward #Shop

This #ShareItForward shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. It’s Summer break in our house, the kids are finally off school and it’s time to cool down and have some fun with all our free time. Of course, that’s not really the case for me, because mom… 

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Dr Pepper Cherry Ice Cream with Dr Pepper Cherry Caramel Sauce Perfect for Outdoor Parties #BackyardBash #shop

This #BackyardBash shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and it’s advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. For more ideas on how to create your own #BackyardBash, check out the tumblr page at It’s summertime, it’s hot and it’s the perfect time for grilling and throwing outdoor parties! This is the time I love to… 

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Buffalo Chicken Spring Rolls 2

Buffalo Chicken Spring Rolls #SundaySupper

Summer is definitely here. It’s hot, humid and all we want to do is play in water. Lots and lots of water. With summer, we always think Picnics, and today’s #SundaySupper is celebrating everything picnic. We’re having a Big Virtual #SundaySupper Picnic, I’m bringing Buffalo Chicken Spring Rolls and YOU are invited!

Cowboy Beef Nachos

Cowboy Beef Nachos : Manly Meals #SundaySupper

Welcome to a Manly Meals #SundaySupper. Today I have brought my dad’s awesome Cowboy Beef Nachos. When I set out to pick out a recipe to post today, I got to thinking about Manly Meals. With all the fun ingredients and new foods to make, what is it that makes a manly meal? So I asked… 

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Garden Vegetable Tart #weekdaysupper #choosedreams

I haven’t spent as much time in the kitchen the past couple of days, but not because I haven’t wanted to. I just felt I owed it to my beautiful garden to spend some time in there, taking care of what will eventually find its way into my kitchen. Not to mention, I’m slightly addicted.

15 Smoothie Recipes

15 Fantastic Smoothie Recipes to Beat the Heat!

With summer in full swing, having an arsenal of good smoothie recipes, is important. I don’t know about you, but when we are trying to beat the heat, we love cooling down with big pitchers of smoothies. Even over popsicles, my kids request smoothie recipes far more often to cool off in the summer months…. 

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Strawberries and Cream

Fresas con Crema (Strawberries & Cream)

My garden is overflowing with Strawberries. That’s why, when I received this month’s Secret Recipe Club blog assignment, I was thrilled to see this Strawberries and Cream recipe. But I’m getting head of myself. It’s time once again for Secret Recipe Club and that means that today I will reveal what blog I was assigned… 

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Twix Milkshakes (2)

A TWIX® Teen Party: TWIX® Milkshakes and TWIX® Brownie Bites #eatmorebites #shop

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community. This #EatMoreBites shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. Who doesn’t love TWIX® Bites? We used TWIX® Bites to create easy TWIX® Milkshakes and TWIX® Brownie Bites for our Teen Night In party! I remember when my kids were… 

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