Zatarain’s and New Orleans – It’s a Family Affair

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Pin It I mentioned in a Project 365 post a couple weeks ago that I had recently returned from spending a few days in New Orleans with Zatarain’s. I’ve been meaning to write about my trip since then, but have honestly had a really hard time trying to condense what I want to share with…

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2nd Annual #SoupaPalooza Linkup and Giveaways

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Cheryl from TidyMom and I have been anxiously awaiting this day. The 2nd Annual SoupaPalooza Linkup Party is finally here! Last year we were amazed at the large collection of soups shared with us during our first SoupaPalooza. We know that this year will be even bigger and better and can’t wait to see the…

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#SoupaPalooza Broccoli Cheese Soup and Cottage Cheese Rolls

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Pin It The SoupaPalooza linkup beings tomorrow and I am so ready! I thought and thought about what kind of soup to share with you for our second annual #SoupaPalooza. At first I was thinking I wanted to share some kind of French Onion soup. Then, after spending a few days last week with a…

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Ocean Spray® Cherry Juice Drink Taste-Maker Giveaway – CLOSED

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You may not know this, but apparently if you want to be a juice model, it is very important to paint your fingernails beforehand. 5 year old wisdom, you know? This giveaway is now closed. The winner was Amy of www.utryit.com. Thanks for entering! Our family was recently asked to try the new Ocean Spray®…

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Project 365 2012 – Week 7 – A Photo a Day Journey

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February 12th, 2012: 1am… this is when the good stuff happens. On our Blogger Ambassador trip to New Orleans with Zatarain’s, after a fun filled day of food and Mardi Gras parades, we sat around in the hotel lobby and chatted, talked shop, did what bloggers love to do when they get together – talk…

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Tell Them – Thanks for Pulling Me Through

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As many of you know, my brother passed away this past August from a brief battle with cancer. I’ve said a few times on my blog how surprised I was that his passing hit me so hard. What I didn’t tell you is that for a few months, I believe I was quite depressed. I’ve…

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Test Drive: Meaningful Beauty Anti-Aging Skin Care System

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Lately, I’ve been really noticing the effects of my teenage years on my skin. It wasn’t uncommon for my friends and I to lay outside, in the hot summer sun, on tin foil and slathered in baby oil. If we came in without color on our bodies (who cares if it was red or tan)…

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Bacon and Cheese Breakfast Muffins with a Kick

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Pin It Weekends at our house are a time for more leisurely breakfasts… things that require more effort than the opening of a box and a pouring of cereal and milk into a bowl. Weekends are for stirring, sifting, baking… the smell of bacon or sausage wafting up the stairs, rousing the kids enough that…

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Kraft Singles Panini Press and Grilled Cheese Kit Giveaway – CLOSED

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This giveaway is now closed. The winner, chosen via Random.org, was Brenda of A Farmgirls Dabbles! Congratulations, Brenda and thanks to everyone who entered!  Friends, today I’m going to share something with you that may cause you to deem me as “strange”… and that’s okay. This post has to do with growing up, my friend…

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