Easy Side Dish: Crunchy Bacon & Broccoli Slaw

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Being a true Southern girl, slaw is a favorite in my home.  Just think about it – you can put it with burgers, barbeque, hotdogs and more.  But it doesn’t stop there.  You can also use it as a side for chicken or fish….or just about anything else.  In fact, the simple truth about slaw (Continue Reading…);

Sweet Southern BBQ Sauce Recipe

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Growing up in North Carolina, one thing that I know is good BBQ.  In fact, as a little girl my daddy always took my to BBQ restaurants and let me try the different sauces. Since very early on I was a ketchup based sauce fan.  I love the sweetness of it as opposed to the (Continue Reading…);

15 Fruity After School Snacks

15 Fruity After School Snacks

Happy Labor Day ya’ll!  As everyone knows, today is the unofficial end of summer and that means kiddos everywhere will be back in school.  So when Foodie.com asked me to partner with them for a sponsored post about fun after school snack ideas, I thought the timing was perfect! You see, I struggle with having (Continue Reading…);

Perfect Sides: Oven Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Recipe

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With the new school year in full swing, I’m working on coming up with ways to put fast and delicious dinners on the table.  And while I’ve got plenty of main dishes that my family loves, I often struggle to find healthy sides to go with them.  As a part of a well balanced meal, (Continue Reading…);

Learning to #SpreadtheHappy Through Life’s Simple Pleasures

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Last week I shared with you how there is no happier place in the world for me than on a bike.  I told you about how the kids and I love to race around the neighborhood with the wind in our hair enjoying one of our favorite passions.  Well, I’m back this week  to show (Continue Reading…);

Make Dinner Colorful with This Beautiful Roast Recipe

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As moms, I think it’s pretty fair to say that we’re all looking for better ways to feed our kids.  We often have to get creative and think outside the box.  I’ve personally found that colorful foods are the way to my kid’s stomach’s!  It’s like they are mesmerized by the bright and beautiful colors (Continue Reading…);

The Bike Ride to Happiness #SpreadtheHappy

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Discovering your passion take time.  You try one thing, move onto another but when you finally find that perfect activity that makes you happy, its……well, magic.  The rest of the world just seems to fade away and you’re perfectly in sync with yourself and your surroundings.  That is how riding my bike makes me feel. (Continue Reading…);

Giving my Kids a #HydrationEducation & a Delicious Vita Coco Kids Fruity Frozen Pop Recipe

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With the school year approaching, we partnered with Vita Coco and Burst media for this sponsored post.  Regardless, all opinions are my own. I can’t believe how quickly the summer has flown by. The fact that I’m already planning for the start of school is kind of mind-boggling. As I’ve been dusting off lunch boxes, (Continue Reading…);

Celebrate the End of Summer with Baked Chocolate Donuts

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With summer drawing to a close, I’m trying to get some fun last minute baking projects in.  In fact, just this week my boys decided that we needed to do something special for all the kids in the neighborhood.  We thought and though and finally decided that, well, kids love donuts!  And what better way (Continue Reading…);

15 Fun Bento Box Lunches for Back to School

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It’s almost time to get the kiddos ready for back to school so when Foodie.com asked me to partner with them for a sponsored posts on making easy back to school lunches, I was super excited!  This year is a extra important for me when it comes to packing lunches because my youngest is going (Continue Reading…);