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20 Date Ideas for your Fall Bucket List

How often do you get to go on date night? Not often enough I'm sure, however when you do have the opportunity to go out make sure you have a load of ideas waiting for you. Here are 20 fun fall date ideas to have ready to go when you get that sitter. Take a cooking...

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Easy Authentic Carne Asada Recipe

One of my all time favorite foods is Authentic Carne Asada. I can never say no to an authentic carne asada recipe, whether it be made at home or at a restaurant. You can buy pre-seasoned versions of carne asada however it is usually more expensive may have additives...

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Healthy Weeknight Chicken Tacos

Everyone knows about Taco Tuesday, these chicken tacos are perfect for a weeknight meal. No matter how much I love tacos, if they are not super easy and fast I can't make them during the week. In our house Tuesdays are busy. We have school, work and after school we go...

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New York Style Pizza Dough

There's pizza and then there in New York style pizza. What makes the difference in pizza styles you ask? Typically its the dough that sets each style apart (sometimes the toppings make the difference...Chicago, I'm looking at you). Today I am sharing a perfect New...

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Simple Pizza Sauce

Simple Pizza Sauce 1 28 oz Can of tomatoes (San Marzano if possible)2 tsp Dried basil2 tsp Kosher salt1 tsp Sugar1/2 tsp Onion powder1 whole garlic clove Pour all of your ingredients into a blender. Blend until you reach desired consistency. You can also freeze! Place...

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78 Seasonal Produce Recipes for February

A few years back, my sister, who is a school teacher asked her students about where maple syrup came from, not one of them knew! She told me about it and I was shocked, she also told me they had no idea where bacon came from and as you can imagine had even less of an...

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5 Tips for Incredible Skin All Winter Long

As dive deep into winter, our skin can take a severe beating. Dry skin is common, but can be especially common in the winter months. Humidity levels drop during the cold winter months which can cause dry, itchy, inflamed and dull skin. Along with dry winter weather,...

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Easy Homemade Sea Salt Scrub

Is your skin dry, itchy or flaky? A simple way to rid your skin of dryness is to exfoliate. You don't want to go overboard, you want to exfoliate just enough to help your skin well cell turnover. Try once or twice a week.  Here is a super simple homemade recipe for a...

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Family Holiday Calendar

Why you need a Family Holiday Calendar!For years the holiday season would roll around and my stress levels would sky rocket! Enter the family holiday calendar. A couple of years ago I decided that I would no longer let the holidays own me! Nope! Instead I realized...

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10 Easy Halloween Dinner Ideas

Halloween Food, what better way to enjoy the holiday than Halloween themed food! Halloween is such a fun holiday but usually falls on a weeknight which means not much time to do anything other than trick or treat. But! with a bit of planning, you can make a festive...

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