Vegan & Gluten Free Mac and Cheese

  Vegan & Gluten Free Mac and Cheese Recipe There is something so comforting about Mac and Cheese. I'm not sure what it is about it. Maybe … [Continue Reading]

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Cheesy Bacon & Chive Dip Recipe – Simple and Inexpensive with help from Kraft Coupons

  *This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PackedWithSavings … [Continue Reading]

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Everglades Holiday Park – Home of the Gator Boys!

  *I received complimentary passes to  Everglades Holiday Park (Home of the Gator Boys!) to facilitate my review. All thoughts are 100% honest … [Continue Reading]

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Discover the Mystery of Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, CA

  *I received a complimentary pass to tour the Winchester Mystery House to facilitate my review. All thoughts are 100% honest and my … [Continue Reading]

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Lay’s Do Us a Flavor Chip Tasting & Voting Party

  Lay's Do Us a Flavor Chip Tasting & Voting Party What is a friend? I will tell you ... it is someone with whom you dare to be … [Continue Reading]

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Everything Burger Bowl with Italian Dressing Recipe

  *This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Everything Burger Bowl with Italian Dressing … [Continue Reading]

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Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

  Buffalo Cauliflower Bites I've been successfully eating clean for 2 weeks now. I will tell you that I have had quite a bit more energy and … [Continue Reading]

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Easy Kool-Aid Fruit Drink Pie

  I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for … [Continue Reading]

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I ran the Color Run Kaleidoscope Tour!

  *I received two registrations to the Color Run Kaleidoscope Tour to facilitate my review. All thoughts are 100% honest and my own. … [Continue Reading]

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Fuji Apple Chicken Salad Recipe

  I have really been trying to eat healthy but the problem with it is I like food too much! Laugh if you want, but it's true. I crave things … [Continue Reading]

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Spinach & Artichoke Dip

  Spinach & Artichoke Dip Are you looking for a simple and delicious recipe to bring to events or just to make at home? This is it! I love … [Continue Reading]

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Show your Spirit with Game Day Food – Lemon Meringue Pie

  *This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TeamJellO #CollectiveBias Show your Spirit with Game Day Food – Lemon Meringue Pie I’m so excited that football season is finally here! I’ve grown up watching football with both my Dad and Mom. My mom always got into […]

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#ad Hot Wings with Chipotle Ranch Dip

  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameTimeHero #CollectiveBias Hot Wings with Chipotle Ranch Dip One of my very favorite foods is hot wings. I probably like them a little too much. Every time my husband asks where I want to go to dinner I tell him I […]

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#MaltShopMemories – An Evening of Fun in Mason City

  #MaltShopMemories – An Evening of Fun in Mason City Growing up one of my favorite memories is of my parents dancing to their old records in the living room.  My mom had all sorts of records from the 50′s and 60′s and my dad would listen to the “oldies” station on the radio.  I […]

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Sunset The Great Outdoors Cookbook: Adventures in Cooking Under the Open Sky

  *I received a copy of  Sunset Magazine’s BBQ Cookbook – The Great Outdoors Cookbook to facilitate my review. All thoughts are 100% honest and my own.  Sunset The Great Outdoors Cookbook: Adventures in Cooking Under the Open Sky – Grilled Chicken with Whisky BBQ, Chili Lime Corn on the Cob and Spicy Slaw Recipe There is something […]

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13 Misconceptions about Depression

  It’s been over a week and all the talk about depression has ceased.  The problem is that for those of us who battle depression it has not ceased. In fact we face it every single day.   It doesn’t go away when people stop talking about it.  I thought that it might be nice […]

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Save the Barrel Drive In – Clear Lake, IA

  Save the Barrel Drive In I feel like we live in a world that is quick to throw away things that are broken or leave the past behind and move on to the new and exciting future.  Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for technology and advancements especially when they help improve the quality of […]

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My Dad the Soldier, More than just a Clean Shave and a Uniform

  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SmoothSummer#CollectiveBias My Dad the Soldier, More than just a Clean Shave and a Uniform I have a lot of respect for soldiers for numerous reasons. They are brave, they fight to protect our country, they give their […]

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Vegan & Gluten Free Mac and Cheese

  Vegan & Gluten Free Mac and Cheese Recipe There is something so comforting about Mac and Cheese. I’m not sure what it is about it. Maybe it’s because we didn’t get it all the time when we were kids so it’s an extra special treat. It’s warm and cheesy – what’s not to like? […]

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Norton by Symantec antivirus software for Back to School

  This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me by Coupons.com. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. I can clearly remember being in the 6th grade and sitting with my friends by our lockers. I went to a preschool through 12th grade school and often the Seniors […]

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My Daily Battle with Depression

  Some of my favorite movies are Jumanji, Aladdin, Good Will Hunting, Jack, Patch Adams, Mrs Doubtfire, Hook …. do you see where I am going with this? Yes, they all star Robin Williams.  I have many more movie favorites, but really I want to talk about the tragedy from yesterday.  Unless you do not […]

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Cheesy Bacon & Chive Dip Recipe – Simple and Inexpensive with help from Kraft Coupons

  *This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PackedWithSavings #CollectiveBias Cheesy Bacon & Chive Dip Recipe – Simple and Inexpensive with help from Kraft Coupons I can hardly believe that I’ve been a Midwesterner for a year and a half already! On one hand it seems […]

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Everglades Holiday Park – Home of the Gator Boys!

  *I received complimentary passes to  Everglades Holiday Park (Home of the Gator Boys!) to facilitate my review. All thoughts are 100% honest and my own.   With exciting airboat rides, educational airboat tours and adrenalin-charged alligator shows, we’re Everglades Holiday Park- home of the Gator Boys! We had such an amazing time at Holiday Springs Park, […]

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Easy 10 Minute Meal – Taco Burger

  Taco Burger Recipe You have a long day at work and you’re exhausted.  Everyone is hungry and wants to know what you are going to do about it. This includes other adults in the house.  Does this sound familiar?  I know often even when it’s just me I have to make dinner for it’s […]

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Discover the Mystery of Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, CA

  *I received a complimentary pass to tour the Winchester Mystery House to facilitate my review. All thoughts are 100% honest and my own.  Discover the Mystery of Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, CA Winchester Mystery House™ is an extravagant maze of Victorian craftsmanship – marvelous, baffling, and eerily eccentric, to say the least. Tour guides […]

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BACK TO SCHOOL 101: Stay in the Know, on the Go

  *I am a member of the US Cellular Blogger Brigade.  This shop has been compensated as part of their program. All thoughts are 100% honest and my own.  BACK TO SCHOOL 101: Stay in the Know, on the Go It’s that time again! Can you believe it?! School starts September 2nd for us here in North […]