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Feeding Tiny Humans No Cooking Required

Feeding Tiny Humans: No Cooking Required

When my daughter was a baby, anyplace with a drive-thru became my best friend. I needed food and it was winter in Minnesota. With temperatures below zero, I refused to leave the comfort of my car and those amazing heated seats. Then my daughter went through that stage where she would only nap by me […]

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6 Healthy Valentine’s Day Snacks for Kids

Valentine’s Day is usually celebrated with lots of sweet treats. Every store is stocked with a variety of chocolates, cakes, candy and cookies. It can be a challenge finding a nutritious substitute perfect for Valentine’s Day. If you’re looking for a healthy alternative for your child, I can help.  Here’s six simple but nourishing snacks […]

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Black & Blue Protein Smoothie Recipe on Tampa Bay Moms Blog

Black & Blue Protein Smoothie

We are officially 1 month into the new year, did you make New Year’s Resolutions? Goals? Was one of them to eat better? How are you doing with keeping those goals and resolutions? Well, if you are like most, you need a little encouragement about now, and I thought this protein smoothie recipe would help […]

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Easy to Make Christmas Recipes

Holiday parties, ugly sweater get togethers, cookie exchanges… Christmas is a season for all sorts of get-togethers and to eat drink and be merry! You anxiously check your calendar and gladly accept the invite, but then that dreaded thought pops in your head: “What will I bring?” Look no further. Here are a few simple, yet festive recipes for […]

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mayfield ice cream cake

I Scream, You Scream, we ALL scream for Mayfield Creamery Ice Cream

How does your family ‘do’ celebrations? For as long as I can remember, my family has celebrated birthdays, holidays, major life milestones and even annual sporting events with ice cream cake. Correction – ice cream on top of crushed cookies under fudge, with whipped cream and cookies on top. There isn’t a bite of actual […]

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kid friendly, thanks filled Thanksgiving

A Kid Friendly, Thanks Filled Thanksgiving

Hands down, my favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. I now look forward to a kid friendly, thanks filled Thanksgiving each year. I reached this conclusion at some point in my mid-twenties. That’s when I realized the beautiful simplicity of just taking the time to share a meal with family and friends was much more precious than […]

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Mayfield Creamery Ice Cream

Always a Great Time For Mayfield Creamery Ice Cream

It’s always a great time for ice cream! Seriously. Our family can eat ice cream in the dead of winter (typically the mid-60’s) or, of course, in the middle of the summer. Ice cream is present at all celebrations, regardless of age. It’s a reward for good deeds, a consolation prize for bad days, and […]

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