Recipe: Christmas Crack

We have our first Christmas this weekend.  My mom and her four sisters still get together to celebrate with all their children and grandchildren and even great-grandchildren.  I am so lucky to have a large, loving family.  Even though not everyone can always make it (my husband and boys can’t this year) those of us…
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Recipe: Chocolate Cherry Coke Cake

I have been wanting to try this cake for awhile and decided that Mother’s Day was the perfect day for it. It is super simple, starting with a chocolate cake mix.  This cake is extremely moist and full of cherry chocolate flavor. CHOCOLATE CHERRY COKE CAKE Serves 12-15 1 Box Chocolate Cake Mix 1 Cup…
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Get Moving with Claritin – Workout Log, Coconut Power Oatmeal Recipe, and Pedometer Giveaway

GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. THANKS FOR ENTERING. As part of Children’s Claritin Mom Crew, I am able to bring you tips and recipes to make your life easier.  Check out for more helpful tips and advice related to your family’s allergies.  Has exercise been part of your New Year’s resolution?  I have just the workout…
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Frappuccino At Home

I LOVE treating myself to a Starbucks Coffe.  In the colder months, I get either a caramel latte or a white chocolate mocha.  Only in the last couple summers have I started to enjoy the Frappuccinos.  I wasn’t sure I would like a cold coffee, but I certainly do.  Unfortunately, I live a half hour…
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Kettle Corn and Smoothie Recipes Courtesy of Claritin

As a member of the CLARITIN MOM CREW, I get newsletters with some awesome recipes.  Here is two I wanted to share with you. Who doesn’t love the smell and taste of fresh kettle corn at your local fair or festival?  Now you can make your own! KETTLE CORN Ingredients: 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/4…
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Scenes From Our Week – Week 35 including Caramel Apple Sweet-Za Recipe

We had a great 2nd week of summer!  The chore list began, but the days were still laid back and fun.   Reagan has been begging to make this dessert ever since her latest AMERICAN GIRL magazine arrived.  So, since we had friends coming over Sunday night, we made her Caramel Apple Sweet-za and it…
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Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

I made these and they were delicious.  I feel like I am always trying to find that perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe and these are pretty darn close.  I found the recipe in my March 2012 Food Network Magazine.  These were part of the Chocolate Chip Cookie feature under the Chewy category.  You should definitely…
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Product Review: Swanson Health Products and Energy Bites Recipe

During this, my 39th year, I have been trying to eat healthier and find new food items that will help me with that process.  I was contacted by SWANSON HEALTH PRODUCTS to try their products and was delighted since their products fit exactly what I am trying to do. SWANSON HEALTH PRODUCTS has a HUGE variety…
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My New Favorite Snack

Have you seen this??????? I saw this a few weeks ago at Target when I went to grab our regular peanut butter of choice, Jif.  This snazzy little item was on the top shelf and just screamed…..”Try me”!  White chocolate AND peanut butter….UMMMM, YES! I went to their website to find out more.  This is what the website has…
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Some Delicious Recipes – Banana Bread and Cookies

I spent my Friday baking for our annual church fall bazaar.  I did some internet surfing and found some recipes that I wanted give a shot.  I am always searching for the perfect banana bread recipe.  I have plenty of ok ones in my stash, but I am always looking for THE ONE.  I found…
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