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Paying it Forward this Holiday Season

Can you feel it?  This time of year there seems to be a little extra magic in the air, people seem to smile more, have longer conversations with people they don’t know, hold doors open and find ways to do more kind things for people.  People they may know or they may not.  Its the […]

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Holiday Gift Guide for Families

Are you still shopping? I have a small amount to finish up and this year I’ve done 99% of my buying online. Amazon Prime has made my life so much easier. Trust me, the $100 fee pays for itself during the holidays when you are having shipments delivered every other day. As a family we […]

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REAL FOOD Menu Plan 12.15.14

Christmas is less than 2 weeks away and life is getting busier by the minute. We are traveling yet again for a family “early” Christmas so this week’s menu plan is a bit of a mess. I have some other suggestions for you because I know we are all in the same boat, rushing around […]

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REAL FOOD Weekly Menu Plan 12.8.14

Yes, I know it’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted a weekly menu plan. We were traveling for most of Thanksgiving week and last week I just couldn’t’ get out of my own way. Ever have one of those weeks? Yep, me too! More than I would care to admit. I am back on […]

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Cookies In A Jar Gift Ideas

With 2 boys in school we have a lot of teachers to purchase for during the holidays. I like to have the boys help me in the gift giving process because essentially these gifts are from them. In the past we have made homemade breads, cookies and treats, went to Nursery’s and picked out plants, made […]

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Gifts that GIVE BACK #GivingTuesday

If you are on any sort of social media you’ve heard of #GivingTuesday. Today is the big day, December 2nd and it’s filled with ways to encourage others to spend with a purpose, not only now but throughout the rest of the year. Giving Tuesday brings together individuals, families, charities and businesses to transform how […]

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Dark Chocolate Eggnog Truffles

10 Fabulous bloggers have gathered together to stock you up with real food cookie recipes for your holiday season in a #RealCookieSwap! Whether you’re hosting or attending a cookie swap or headed out to a party, bring with you some special treats that not only taste amazing but use unrefined ingredients as well. Of all of […]

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Weekday Wreckers – Choosing Paint Colors

I am in the process of picking paint for my living room, staircase and upstairs hallway. At the moment these spaces are painted a cornsilk, which I loved 7 years ago. It’s time for a change. I want to choose a color that is more neutral so I can easily change things up without being […]

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