The Happiness Report #3 – Photoshop, Books and Blogs

Happiness Report

It is time again for another post about what has been making me happy lately! Sorry I skipped last week… this weather has made me feel not so happy lately, but I’ve pushed past that and am trying to appreciate it for what it is, which is cold and dreary but through the right eyes,…

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Spicy Sweet Potato Soup with Tabasco Original Red

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This post brought to you by TABASCO® Original Red. All opinions are 100% mine. Some of you really like things hot. I know my dad isn’t happy with the heat of something unless he has tears streaming down his face. His “hot” tolerance is off the charts. For most of us though, we may like…

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Foodily – A New Site for Those Who Love Food

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Picture of scrumptious cookie dough made from this Cut Out Sugar Cookie recipe on the Bake at 350 blog. Love is in the air…haven’t you noticed? All it takes is a simple browse through blog world and you’ll see heart shaped this, pink colored that… everything is taking on a beautiful romantic hue! Speaking of…

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Old Habits {Recipe: Oven Baked Teriyaki Chicken Thighs}

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Old habits die hard… like my past habit of only eating boneless skinless chicken breasts. I never even considered using any other kind of chicken…EVER. Then, as I explained in a previous post, I made an accidental purchase that changed my chicken loving ways for good. Through one fateful mishap in my shopping cart, I…

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Quaker Amazing Heart Giveaway {Recipe: Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins}

Quaker Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins

You all know I love the folks and the products from Quaker. Quaker was such a great part of my childhood… in fact, if I were to sit down and think back to an image or logo that was most regular in our home growing up, it would be the Quaker Oats guy. Whether it…

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Save the Date for Soup-a-Palooza

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Baby, it’s cooooold outside! I think it is high time we celebrate one of our favorite comfort foods.…… SOUP! Soup is one of those things that everyone can equate back to their childhood. My mom always made the best chicken noodle soup, served on our silver “sick tray” in bed when we were under the…

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Super Bowl Bar Food {Recipe: Classic Fish & Chips}

Classic Fish & Chips

I’ll admit it… I don’t watch football. Before my husband and I were married, I pretended like I liked football and would lay around on the couch with him all weekend during the fall and winter acting insanely fascinated by the college and NFL football games. To be honest with you… I could have cared…

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Godiva Chocolate Infused Vodka – Valentine’s Day Cocktails

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Quick post here tonight, to let you know that I’ll be participating in a Girls Night Out Twitter party this evening. For more information about the Twitter party, you can visit the Mom It Forward blog. Join in from 8-10pm CST to find out how Godiva Chocolate and Valentine’s Day can go hand in hand!…

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