Merry Christmas {Recipe: Our Favorite Homemade Cinnamon Rolls}

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There are just a couple more days until Christmas! This morning, as I sit by the light of the Christmas tree, with presents wrapped (ahead of time, which NEVER happens) I can’t help but feel so grateful for all of the blessings in my life. I love Christmas, for a multitude of reasons, but mostly…

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Breakstone’s Holiday Showdown – The Recap

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I hope you’ve enjoyed my take on a holiday meal over the past few weeks.  I started off the Breakstone’s Holiday Showdown by sharing an appetizer of Creamy Pumpkin Soup Shooters. For the main dish, we enjoyed a savory salmon with a herb cream sauce. Our dessert was a tasty baked apple brulee. I enjoy…

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Snap. Crackle. Poppers Rice Krispies® Treats {$100 Giftcard Giveaway} CLOSED

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This giveaway is now closed. The winner was Brooke from twolittlekittles.blogspot.com. Congrats to Brooke and thanks to everyone who entered. 2012? What?? It’s hard to believe that 2012 is just a few short weeks away, isn’t it? The start of a new year means the end of an incredibly fun year of Rice Krispies® Treats…

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Holiday Giving {Giveaway – T-Mobile myTouch and myTouch Q Phones} CLOSED

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This giveaway is now closed. The winners were Shari from Tickled Red and Joshua. Congrats to you both! It’s the time of year when Dear Santa letters start to stuff the mailboxes of neighborhoods everywhere. Dolls, toy trains, clothes and more show up on many lists. I’m glad that Santa takes care of all of…

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Morning Thanks {Recipe: Eggnog French Toast}

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Pin It In my fantasy world, mornings would be calm…a time for soft music and happy chatter.  Ideally, I would get up before the kids, sit down to a nice cup of coffee, catch up on the days news (aka Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) and make a delicious breakfast for all to share. Instead, most mornings…

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Acts of Kindness & Topsy’s Popcorn Giveaway

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I remember the moments well… our family squashed in among the crowds of people anxiously awaiting the Kansas City Country Club Plaza Lighting Ceremony. I was young, so could usually be found either hiding behind the backs of strangers, desperately trying to peek my head around them for a view or precariously sitting atop my…

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Breakstone’s Sour Cream Holiday Showdown {Recipe: Salmon with Creamy Herb Sauce}

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We are in part two of the Breakstone’s Holiday Showdown and today’s feature is a main dish that will make you forget all about turkey and ham on your holiday table. Try something different and make salmon your new holiday tradition! Salmon is a mild flavored fish that even the pickiest of seafood eaters tend…

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Kettle Krispie Treats – A Rice Krispies Easter Recipe Challenge

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4/12/2011 The Giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Kelly T from Texas Type A Mom! Oh, friends… do I have a treat for you! I can’t wait to share what I have joined together with 3 of my Kansas City blogging friends to create. I’ll give you a hint. You know Kettle Corn? That delicious,…

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