What did you do last week? I lost 10 lbs with the help of the Plan Z Diet!

   What did you do last week? I lost 10 lbs with the help of the Plan Z Diet! The month of September has flown by.  I have been incredibly busy … [Continue Reading]

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Fall Fun at Enchanted Acres

  Fall Fun at Enchanted Acres I am so excited that Fall is here! Growing up in south Florida we didn't really have seasons. Okay, we had … [Continue Reading]

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Sunset at Hearst Castle

  Sunset at Hearst Castle When I was a little girl I always wanted to be a princess and live in a castle.  I watched a lot of princess … [Continue Reading]

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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 … [Continue Reading]

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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 … [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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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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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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Celebrating Autumn’s Harvest at Windrose Farm in Paso Robles

    Celebrating Autumn’s Harvest at Windrose Farm in Paso Robles     There is something wonderful about eating fresh food on a farm.  I have really come to appreciate farming since living in the Midwest.  Last month I had the opportunity to attend Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast in CA. They offered these amazing […]

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Big Hero 6 Baymax Brownies

  Big Hero 6 Baymax Brownies #BigHero6Event I am beyond excited to be attending the Red Carpet premier of Big Hero 6 in just less than 2 weeks!  In fact I’m so excited that I needed to make some fun treats! I have a middle school group that meets at my house once a week […]

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Help me pick out a Dress

  Help me pick out a Dress One of the highlights of last year for me was attending the red carpet premier for both Thor Dark World and Delivery Man.  They were amazing opportunities and I’m so excited to say that I’ve been invited to Los Angeles again! I’ve been on the Plan Z diet now […]

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Halloween Fun with Fanta and Dasani

  Halloween Fun with Fanta and Dasani I absolutely love holidays. When one holiday is over I get so excited for the next one. I can hardly believe that Halloween is only a week away.  I was cleaning out some mason jars and started thinking. I host a group of middle school girls each week […]

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Learning about the Early Days at the REA Plant

  A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to hang out with some amazing bloggers for the #FranklinCoHarvest One of our stops over the weekend was to the REA Plant in Hampton.  The REA Plant is a building full of history literally.  I got to learn about how Franklin County first had electricity and […]

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Sunset At Hearst Castle

  Sunset At Hearst Castle I had the opportunity to visit the central coast of Cali for the Sunset SAVOR the food and wine festival last month.  The opening night was at Hearst Castle.  What a beautiful and magical place.   I loved learning the history behind the castle in their welcome center. Step back […]

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Healthy Fall Apple Pie Bake

  Healthy Fall Apple Pie Bake Recipe I’ve been more than thrilled with my success on Plan Z. Not only am I looking better but I’m feeling better too. I have more energy and let’s face it – fitting into jeans I have not been able to fit in for years definitely puts me in […]

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A Lovely Weekend at Country Heritage Bed & Breakfast

  A Lovely Weekend at Country Heritage Bed & Breakfast I have been an Iowa resident since February of this year and I’ve been loving it! I had the opportunity to go on the #FranklinCoHarvest tour this last weekend along with a few other bloggers.  It was great to get to know more about my […]

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Relax on the CA Beach at SeaCrest Hotel in Pismo Beach

  It’s October and I’m not sure what the temperatures are like where you are but here in North Iowa we hit the 30’s.  It was 31 when I woke up this morning. It’s not cold enough for heavy winter jackets but it’s definitely not shorts weather. While I love the cold weather and where […]

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My Day was Brightened with Fairy Dust

  My Day was Brightened with Fairy Dust   I try to see the positive in everything and make the best of every day. Some days that is an easier task than other days.  Monday was one of those days.  Every day checking my email is a job in itself.  I literally receive 100’s of […]

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My Leather Jacket of Inspiration

  My Leather Jacket of Inspiration I’ve told you last week about how I started my weight loss journey. I am very happy to share with you that I am down 14 pounds! In fact, here’s a picture from this past weekend when I was in California. Not only can I wear pants I have […]

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I am Protective of the Things I Love

  I am Protective of the Things I Love #IAmProtective “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” -Albert Einstein I prefer the second way to live my life because life truly is a miracle.  I have […]

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Join others to make a world of difference – Immunizations and Life Saving Vaccines

  *This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GetAShot #CollectiveBias Join others to make a world of difference – Immunizations and Life Saving Vaccines One of my favorite memories from high school is when I traveled to Zimbabwe, Africa.  It was the trip of a […]

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What did you do last week? I lost 10 lbs with the help of the Plan Z Diet!

   What did you do last week? I lost 10 lbs with the help of the Plan Z Diet! The month of September has flown by.  I have been incredibly busy and usually have a hard time telling you what I did yesterday let alone the past week.  This week is different though, there’s something […]

Could it be time to cut your cable cord

Could it be time to cut your Cable Cord?

  Could it be time to cut your Cable Cord? Fall TV is back, but it may be time to cut the cable cord. Do what?! Don’t worry, I didn’t say get rid of the TV, just the cable. Stick with me for a few.  I remember a time, not that long ago when we had […]