February 6, 2016

Veggie Packed Tomato Sauce (your kids will love it!)

This post brought to you by Redpack Tomatoes. The content and opinions are 100% my own. I’m so glad that my son has always been a good eater, but he has had some major mood swings lately, and he decided that he doesn’t want to touch anything but carbs.  I mean, I totally understand that feeling, but […]

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December 18, 2015

Easy Homemade Peppermint Mocha

Tis the season for sugary specialty coffee drinks in fancy mugs.  As much as I looooove these drinks, they get really expensive and really caloric quickly.  I found a way to make my own easy homemade peppermint mocha, and I’ve been making it often!    It’s super simple, and I love that I know exactly […]

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October 12, 2015

Tuaca Drink Recipes

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of TUACA Vanilla Citrus Liqueur . All opinions are 100% mine. When I was pregnant, it was really tough to abstain from drinking!  I think it’s something about it being “forbidden” that makes you crave it more.  I didn’t usually drink more than a glass of […]

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August 4, 2015

Banana Chia Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe

This conversation is sponsored by Silk. The opinions and text are all mine. I can’t believe it’s already AUGUST! And as a former teacher, August always meant that I would be thinking about school every. single. day. until it started in September. Whether you’re a teacher, or a parent with kids starting school in the […]

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April 24, 2015

Chef Tails: Summer Salad Recipe + Buckley’s 5 year adoption anniversary!

It’s hard to believe it’s been FIVE years since we adopted this little guy into our family!  One thing’s for sure – our family would be so incomplete without him.  The fact that they would have put him down at the shelter if he didn’t get adopted is so sad to me, and has made […]

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April 10, 2015

Protein Packed Snack: Honey Cinnamon Almond Yogurt

This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almonds.  As always, all opinions are always 100% my own. I am trying to deal with having gestational diabetes (for a second time…).  It’s not been fun, but I’m trying to make the best of it!  Part of having gestational diabetes means I have to eat 3 meals […]

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