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Another Year of #ShotOfCoffee (and a Green Mountain Coffee Discount Code)

I’m beyond thrilled to let you all know that I will be joining Green Mountain Coffee again this year as an ambassador for their brand. I’ve made it no secret that I love my Keurig and K-Cups® almost as much as love my own children, so partnering up with Green Mountain Coffee for a second […]

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Family Vacation Road Trip Snack Solution for Kids

Family Vacation Road Trip Snack Kit for Kids

“>Pin It We’re going on a road trip… Actually, we’re headed out on our family vacation at the YMCA or The Rockies in Estes Park, Colorado with a stop at The Four Seasons in Denver along the way. This equates to fine times ahead, but a long, 10+ hour car ride to get there. Long […]

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Windows Phone Guide to the 2012 Olympic Games

Windows Phone Guide to the 2012 Olympic Games {Recipe: Zesty Peach Glazed Chicken Wings}

As many of you are aware, the opening ceremonies for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games airs tonight. We are a big Olympic family and always look forward to gathering around the TV each day to watch our favorite Olympians compete for the gold. The issue with the 2012 Olympics is it falls right, smack dab […]

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It Takes a Village… Not to Mention Wine and Coffee

I’ve always known and hoped that I would be a mom. When I was in Kindergarten, we had a “Star of the Week” program where the star would be interviewed. One of the questions in the interview was “What do you want to be when you grow up?” My immediate answer, firmly stated without any […]

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4 Ingredient Oreo Cookie Ice Cream

Savory Sweet Life Cookbook Giveaway {Recipe: 4 Ingredient Oreo Ice Cream}

I’ve been sitting on this cookbook for a couple months now. Not because I don’t like it. Quite the contrary. The Savory Sweet Life Cookbook is a gorgeous book, full of wonderful stories accompanied by family friendly, unique recipes. I’ve sat on the cookbook because I know how difficult it is to write and stay […]

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Defending Jacob

Connect Through Reading 2012 – 3 Book Reviews

Reading hasn’t happened as much as I had hoped this summer (in fact, my last Connect Through Reading post was in May! I’ve read three more since that post, and thought I’d take a moment to share my thoughts with you. Up first is the legal thriller, Defending Jacob by William Landay. I’ll start off […]

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Cherry Poke Cake Cocktail

Then There Were Two {Recipe: Cherry Poke Cake Cocktail}

Nick and I just got back from enjoying a kid-free vacation in Park City, Utah… the first we’ve shared in over 6 years. In 6 years time, it is pretty easy to forget all the reasons you fell in love with your spouse in the first place. I definitley knew I still loved my husband, […]

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Compass-Me

Hiking in Park City with My Windows Phone

Nick and I are in Park City, Utah for our first kids free vacation in more years than I care to admit. We have had a very nice, relaxing time beginning with a 4 hour nap the first day! We’re obviously making up for lost time. When we haven’t been napping, we’ve been exploring the […]

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How to make Homemade Root Beer Sno Cone Syrup

Homemade Root Beer Flavored Sno Cone Syrup Recipe

It’s about this time each year that I start to get that uneasy feeling about summer being close to over. We have one month left before my kids go back to school, and I know and don’t like how fast that last month of summer speeds by. We’re doing an ok job getting through our […]

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Bananas Foster Pancakes from Dine & Dish

A Month Long Pancake Party {Recipe: Bananas Foster Pancakes}

It’s no secret that I am a fan of pancakes (even more, the different syrups that go on top of pancakes!). When Rachel from the blog Rachel Cooks announced that she was devoting the entire month of July to pancakes and asked me to participate, I knew this was one event I didn’t want to […]

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