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Toblerone Cookies

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Growing up I wouldn’t eat very much chocolate because I didn’t think it tasted very good. Then I went on an LDS mission to Germany and everything changed. I tasted German and Swiss chocolate. I have since become a chocolate lover—as long as it is German, Swiss, or Belgian chocolate. Moser Roth is my favorite brand

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

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This is an amazing recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup. Not only is it an easy meal to prepare (10 or so minutes), it is so tasty, versatile, and healthy. Because families have varying spice tolerance, I’ve included instructions for the Mild, Medium, and Hot versions. All you do is throw the ingredients in

Eggnog Floats

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Eggnog is such a festive treat. During the holiday season, I love to eat eggnog flavored treats, drink it mixed with Sprite, and see it on the shelves in the grocery stores. Each year since my son’s birth, I have gotten a McDonald’s Eggnog Shake. It has become a tradition. This year they no longer have them

Crowd-Pleasing Pavlova Dessert

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Pavlova is a unique yet delicious meringue-based cake. It is widely accepted and believed to have been originally created in Australia or New Zealand. It was named Pavlova in honor of Russian ballerina, Anna Pavlova, during her tour to New Zealand and Australia. Extensive research argues that its creation actually began in Germany. Having lived in

The BEST Stroganoff—Turkey or Beef

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I love hearty meals—especially on cold winter days! Stroganoff is a flavorful, family friendly, and easy hearty meal to make. And this is by far the best stroganoff I have ever had. Anyone I serve it to asks for the recipe. With the new year approaching, many are trying to eat foods with a fewer calories

Christmas Holly Berry Wreath

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Winter is a wonderful time of year. I love to see all of the wreaths, lights, and holiday decor people have or make. Making Christmas Wreaths is something I really enjoy. Yet, because Christmas is such a busy and expensive time of year, I usually like to keep the wreaths I make simple, inexpensive, and

Quick and Inexpensive Neighbor Gifts for Christmas

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Neighbor gifts are always nice to give and receive. The past few years I’ve really enjoyed giving gifts to those people who mean a lot to my family. Although I love gift giving, for budgeting and time purposes I have to be sure that I’m giving out inexpensive and quick neighbor gifts. Here are some ideas I liked that I thought

How to Make Banana Pancakes out of Pancake Mix

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Jack Johnson is a favorite musician of mine. He sings a song called “Banana Pancakes”. A verse of the song goes, “But, baby, you hardly even notice When I try to show you this Song is meant to keep you From doing what you’re supposed to. Waking up too early Maybe we can sleep in

Banana Bread Muffins

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Banana bread has always been a favorite of mine. Today I made Banana Bread muffins because I was short on time and they bake about 25 minutes faster. They are also easier to divvy out if you are gifting them to multiple neighbors (which I’m planning to do) than say a loaf of bread would be.

New York Pizza Burger

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Stop & Shop for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Pizza has always been a favorite food of mine. Ever since I was a little girl I have just loved it! I like all kinds of pizza from thick crust to thin crust, marinara and

Kids’ No Sugar Added Slushies + Win $100 Walmart Gift Card

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Summer is fast approaching and we love cold drinks, juice, and slushies. Today I took my kids’ favorite new juice–Mott’s® Apple Cherry Juice–and blended it with some ice. I put it in a few cups with color-changing straws. My kids have been going crazy over the sweet frozen goodness of this simple treat. (Admittedly, I have also

11 Preschool Crafts To Do at Home

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Looking for fun preschool age crafts to do at home? Here are some great ones I’ve rounded up. They are simple, inexpensive, and fun for kids ages 2-5. Enjoy. 1. Cute Paper Plate Crab – This cute paper plate crab is suitable for all ages of children to enjoy making. 2. Toilet Paper Roll Cars – Easy and

Quick, Inexpensive, and Easy Neighbor Christmas Gifts for 64

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A few years ago I wrote a post: 27 neighbor gifts in 27 minutes-found here. It has been very popular. I think it has been such a hit because it is a neighbor gift idea that is easy, inexpensive, and fast. Well, we have now lived in our house for a few more years and

D.I.Y. Christmas Mason Jar Craft

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I love Christmas time and the holiday season! Decorating and making homemade crafts is one of my favorite things to do. Which is why I love these mason jars! They are easy to make, fairly quick, and completely customizable. You can choose the colors and the ‘window’ designs to match your home/existing decor and then fill them with

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