Stretch Yourself {Zatarain’s Smothered Chicken and Rice}

Smothered Chicken Vert

When it comes to cooking, I like a good challenge. Zatarain’s recently launched a line of frozen entrees for two and challenged  the ambassador team to do something new and unique with one of their frozen meals. This was going to be a challenge for a couple of different reasons. First of all, we have…

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Connect Through Reading – Prayers and Lies by Sherri Wood Emmons

prayers lies

As part of my commitment in 2012 to “connect through reading” this is a review of the most recent book I have read. Be sure to check out previous reviews HERE and to connect with me on Goodreads.  Prayers and Lies by Sherri Wood Emmons was a book I picked up while on vacation in…

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Failure Rebound {Recipe: Peanut Butter Bundt Cake with Jelly Glaze}

Jelly Mess

Food blogging isn’t always pretty…not everything I make comes out in the nice little package I envision when starting a new recipe. Take this Peanut Butter Bundt Cake with Jelly Glaze. I make bundt cakes all the time and think they are one of the most beautiful cakes around. I don’t always blog the cakes…

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Time to Brag {Recipe: Mom’s Best Angel Food Cake}

Angel Food Cake

I know that bragging isn’t always flattering, but I’m throwing all of that out the window today and am going to spend this post bragging about my husband. I married a really good guy and am very lucky. Sure there are times we don’t get along and when I can’t wait for him to leave…

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30 Days of Meaningful Beauty Anti-Aging Skin Care System

White Flowers

It’s been roughly 30 days since I started using the Meaningful Beauty Anti-Aging Skin Care System. As promised, I’m back to let you know what I thought of the system as a whole. If you’ll remember, I haven’t been very diligent when it comes to taking care of my skin. I wash my face and…

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SoupaPalooza 2012 Recap – Over 400 Soup Recipes!

Roundup

Well friends, you’ve done it again! For the second year in a row you have proven that you love soup as much as TidyMom and I do! I am so thrilled to share that SoupaPalooza was a huge success, all thanks to you and our great sponsors. Cheryl and I were blown away that there…

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Connect Through Reading – Fragile by Lisa Unger

fragile

I’m not sure what first drew me to the book Fragile, by Lisa Unger. Knowing me it was probably the cover image… I tend to be one who totally judges a book by the cover. After checking out some of the great reviews of Fragile by my friends on Goodreads, I decided to give this…

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Project 365 2012 – Week 10 – A Photo a Day Journey

3-4-2012

It was kind of a lame week for me in pictures. For some reason I had a really hard time slowing down and taking pictures this week. I still did it though, and even though these pictures aren’t as technically “on” as other pictures I’ve done have been, they each have special meaning and memories…

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