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National Family Meals Month: Polenta Family-style; from Stove to Slab

My son, Nico, waiting patiently for the rest of the family to sit so he can dig in! Our Charcuterie spread on the Family Meal Board September is National Family Meals Month, and we still have a few days left to honor it! Honestly, everyday is Family Meal Day in my world, and here's why.… Continue reading National Family Meals Month: Polenta Family-style; from Stove to Slab

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Italian-Style Stuffed Artichokes

Stuffed artichokes have been a staple in my Italian family for as long as I can remember. We serve them as a side dish at our Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner on Christmas Eve. My Grandma Bonnie always has done them with breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan Cheese and Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  On Thanksgiving a… Continue reading Italian-Style Stuffed Artichokes

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Sweet and Smokey Secret ingredient deviled eggs!

This was the Father's Day requested breakfast! It seems that we usually think of deviled eggs for lunch or parties, but not often as a quick breakfast. These come together quickly, especially if you have the eggs already hardboiled. I don't get fancy with piping either, just fill'em high and top with bacon. That makes… Continue reading Sweet and Smokey Secret ingredient deviled eggs!

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Cat Cafes: The Purrrrfect Place for Feline and Human Well-being

  I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw that there was a Cat Cafe opening near us. Volunteering at Humane Societies has always been a favorite activity of our family, but we had never heard of a Cat Cafe-- I know, crazy! Have you? Well, here is the description of from our local Cat… Continue reading Cat Cafes: The Purrrrfect Place for Feline and Human Well-being

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4-Bean Smash Sandwich

  This sandwich is a high-fiber powerhouse! I love finding ways to add legumes to each meal, and this makes them the star! Ingredients 1 Can Organic and BPA-free 3 Bean Mix (Black, Pinto, Kidney) 1 Can Organic and BPA-free Chickpeas Dressing 1/2 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/4 Cup Finely Chopped Onion 1/4 Cup… Continue reading 4-Bean Smash Sandwich

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Putting Self-Care First: Introducing Essential Oils into the Home

So what's a Well-being Coach to do with a Christmas gift-card from her boss? Focus on Self-care, of course! I'm currently diffusing Thieves, Lemon, and Raven to get all the nasties out of this house! I don't know about Y'all, but this winter has been no joke with upper-respiratory junk for us! I've always been… Continue reading Putting Self-Care First: Introducing Essential Oils into the Home

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Seasonal and Simple DIY HOME SIGN- $2 to Make!!!

That wasn’t a misprint, it cost me $2 to make this sign since my husband has scrap wood hanging around the garage. Even if you don’t, it would cost you less than $15 if you got some plywood at Home Depot. My favorite thing about this is that it is very quick to make, and… Continue reading Seasonal and Simple DIY HOME SIGN- $2 to Make!!!

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Quick and Easy Sunday Brunch Idea: Reuben Ring

This crazy, beautiful life calls for quick and easy meal preparation! Not to mention, it has to be delicious. This recipe for a Reuben Ring fits the bill. Put it together for brunch or a potluck, and you'll get rave reviews! Ingredients 1 Can of Crescent Rolls (Immaculate Baking Company makes clean Crescent Rolls!) 1… Continue reading Quick and Easy Sunday Brunch Idea: Reuben Ring

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Easy and Inexpensive DIY Design and Fill Your Own Travel Mug!

  Here's a really simple DIY holiday gift for a variety of those on your list! These Design Your Own Travel Mugs at the Dollar Tree are an adorable and versatile gift that kids and adults will both enjoy! There are Christmas specific mugs that have red lids and holiday coloring sheets included, or there are… Continue reading Easy and Inexpensive DIY Design and Fill Your Own Travel Mug!

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It’s Not Too Late! 9 DIY Costume Ideas for Family, Kids, and Expecting Mamas!

Are you thinking it's way too late to be thinking about a cute family costume, or something unique for your little ones? Are you expecting and still want to be included in the fun? I've got you covered! Here are 9 low-cost costume ideas I've done with no sewing! First up are the Family Costumes.… Continue reading It’s Not Too Late! 9 DIY Costume Ideas for Family, Kids, and Expecting Mamas!