5 Summer Ice Cream Recipes to Beat the Heat!

5 Summer Ice Cream Recipes

I don’t know where you are, but where I am (St. Louis) we’ve had some weird weather the past month. One week it’s so hot and humid you can barely breathe and the next week you start wondering if Fall is around the corner.  It’s definitely been a strange summer, but I am not complaining because I enjoy the fact that we haven’t hit temps like we did last year. But even with the “cooler than usual” temps, it’s still hot and we are still finding ways to beat the heat.


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favorite stuff I found

Favorite Stuff I Found This Week – Volume 1, Issue 1

Favorite Stuff I Found This Week, That I Just Gotta Share! Volume 1, Issue 1 Yep. This is the first post of Favorite Stuff I Found This Week, but it will be totally worth it, because I really do just gotta share all these great finds!  I used to do something similar but I stopped… 

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Milky Way Simply Caramel Chocolate Mini Bundt Cakes #EatMoreBites #shop

Being a food blogger keeps me on my toes with all the latest and greatest food trends. I’m always looking for something new to make and new ingredients to play with. These Milky Way Simply Caramel Chocolate Mini Bundt Cakes are born from my new love affair with Milky Way Simply Caramel Bites. Well, that and the fact… 

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Recipe

Trying to find something healthy for breakfast that doesn’t leave me starving an hour later, is difficult. We’ve really gotten into oatmeal lately, and trying new flavors and combinations is a must to keep it interesting. I had a jar of PB2 and I wanted to do something with it. I love peanut butter, but… 

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Family Communication in the Kitchen

Bon Appétit: Out of the Kitchen Series #outofthekitchen

I recently wrote about my teenager daughter and I’s relationship, enhanced by our time together in the kitchen. We strive for good communication in our home, and spending time in the kitchen has allowed that special one on one time, and created an unbeatable bond between my daughter and I.  My post was inspired by the… 

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Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Truffles

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Truffles

It’s time once again for Group A’s reveal for Secret Recipe Club. This month I was assigned The Heritage Cook, and when I got my assignment I was SO excited. I love Jane’s blog and have obsessively followed it for a long time. She always makes delicious recipes and has such great stories to go… 

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ragu old world style traditional sauce

The Importance of Family Mealtime with Ragú @RaguSauce #NewTraDish

I am a brand representative for Ragú and have been compensated for this post. I am the mom of many. I have five of my own, but I play mom to several others, several times a week. There are always hungry kids everywhere in my house and more mouths to feed, than you sometimes realize.  You… 

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Quinoa and Turkey Sausage Dinner Bowl

Quinoa Recipes: Quinoa and Turkey Sausage Crumbles Dinner (not breakfast) Bowl #jdcrumbles

Who doesn’t love Quinoa recipes these days? When I was asked to participate in the Jimmy Dean recipe challenge, I jumped on it and couldn’t wait to try to create a healthy recipe using the turkey sausage crumbles. I knew I wanted to use Quinoa, after writing my 200+ Quinoa Recipes You Can Make Tonight post. It’s… 

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Baked Beignets

Skinny Baked Beignets #SundaySupper

It’s a Mardi Gras #SundaySupper! (Fat Sunday, if you will) I’m not from Louisana, but I have a strong connection to it. Many people don’t know that my ex husband (my children’s father) is from Louisana. I met him when I was 19. So before him, I really didn’t know much about Louisiana, Creole and Cajun… 

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200 Quinoa Recipes

200+ Quinoa Recipes You Can Make Tonight

Lately, I have become addicted to incorporating Quinoa into recipes and meals. My kids like it, I love it, and it’s ridiculously healthy for you. You could almost say we have become addicted. Recently, a friend of mine who is trying to eat healthier and lose weight, asked me to help him find some products… 

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Pomegranate Margarita for National Margarita Day ‪#‎NationalMargaritaDay

There should be a National Margarita Day every week, because man oh man, a good margarita can make any function, event or get together. And with all the flavor and varieties, you’d probably never run out of ideas! But wait! You don’t have to go looking for them anywhere but right here. Today, a group… 

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