VTech DS6421-3 Connect to Cell Phone Review

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I had mentioned a couple of weeks ago that my blog was going to be shifting into some different categories. One of those such categories is sharing information about products I really love – and for the next two months I’ll be sharing (and giving away) favorite products as part of my holiday gift guide….

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KerryGold Softer Irish Butter {Recipe: Bailey’s Irish Cream Butter}

Compound Butter

When I was little, I used to get in trouble for eating butter… like straight up, not with anything, butter. Back then I wasn’t even eating good butter. It’s probably fair to say old habits die hard. Not that I’m going around eating butter straight up still, but I have finally found a butter worth…

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Babycakes Cupcake Maker & Cookbook Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. The winner, chosen by Random.org was Nancy from Loves To Create. Congratulations, Nancy and thank you to everyone for entering! Cooking with kids is fun, right? I mean, aside from the giant sacks of flour dumping on the floor, the turning around and always tripping over someone, constant verbal instructions…

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Frigidaire Test Drive Mom – Symmetry Double Ovens

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We welcomed a beautiful new appliance into our home today. Say hello to “Fran”, our new Frigidaire Gallery 30″ Freestanding Electric Double Oven Range. (I named her Fran… it fits, don’t you think?) I got an email a while back notifying me that the folks at Frigidaire wanted me to be one of the lucky…

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Splenda Essentials Giveaway {Recipe: Cinnamon Biscuits}

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This giveaway is now closed. The winner was Sonia from the blog My Creative Flavors. Congratulations, Sonia, and thank you everyone who entered.  I’m going to be honest with you. I kind of like sugar. I know, you are falling over from disbelief right now, aren’t you? There is no evidence, whatsoever, on my blog…

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Green Valley Organics Giveaway {Recipe: Sweet Cherry Yogurt Popsicles}

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  It’s been a week of frozen treats and food On a Stick at our house. Today, I’m combining those two in a way that highlights all the goodness summer has to offer. Fresh Bing cherries are paired with delicious Green Valley Organics yogurt to produce a creamy, delicious Popsicle that will having you wishing…

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$100 Sports Authority Gift Card Giveaway from Together Counts

Jumping Family

This giveaway is now closed. I was recently introduced to the Together Counts initiative – a movement towards encouraging families to eat together and to get moving together. Our family has the eating together down… family mealtime is and has been a priority for us for quite some time. The moving together, however, is something…

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Better Than Homemade? Marie Callender’s Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

I’m going to be honest… it has been many, many, many years since I’ve had a frozen chicken pot pie. In fact, it has been so long that when the folks at Marie Callender’s contacted me about trying out their Chicken Pot Pie to see if it is really better than homemade, I almost said…

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Plate to Pixel Food Photography Book Review & Giveaway

Plate to Pixel Book

This giveaway is now closed. I wanted to bake something special for this post today, as a friends success is something to celebrate. But, I didn’t… I’ve been so busy with freelance work these past two weeks that my kitchen is feeling a bit neglected. I figured, even though I wasn’t able to bake something,…

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California Avocados Direct {Recipe: Avocado Dip}

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Have you ever tasted an avocado? I mean….really tasted an avocado? I thought I had – I make avocado fries, salads with avocado and avocado ranch dressing, guacamole and more. I eat avocado’s straight up with a bit of Kosher salt and I love them on a sandwich. I recently received a shipment of California…

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