Great Day Farms Avocado Hard-boiled eggs #ad #greatday

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 Last year when I got done feeling sorry for myself after the loss of my stepdad shortly followed by the spinal cord injury from the car wreck, I knew I needed to do something to get my body back on track. While eggs often get a bad reputation, they are a great protein-rich anytime food! When I am in a time crunch (or not wanting to heat up the house with this 100 degree weather), I love Great Day Farms hard-boiled eggs found in the deli section at Walmart. Along with leading days without … [Continue]

School Zone Alphabet Flash Cards Review #ad

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School is out, but learning is still an important part of our days. We love creating food, science experiments, and more to keep our days exciting. I remember School Zone from when I was a child. With so many new educational companies, sometimes you need a company that you know provides reliable learning for your kids! School Zone  Alphabet Flash Cards are sold by Educational Toys Planet About Involve your child in the joy of learning the ABC. School Zone Alphabet Flash Cards bring … [Continue]

Spa Day at home: Manicure and Pedicure masks #ad

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Summer is hard on my skin. Between the hot humid heat, gardening, playing rough outside with the boys, etc... I have dry hands now. Of course, finding time to get away to a spa isn't top priority. I love finding new ways to pamper myself at home! Voesh has some options that leave me feeling pampered and revived! These little packages are deceiving about the power of their contents... The gloves and booties contain collagen & vitamin e to moisturize your skin. The manicure and pedicure … [Continue]

Gluten Free Cake batter Rice Krispies & Amazon giveaway for you

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Happy Birthday to Me! Today is my birthday! Last year was a milestone (30!?!) now I am just another year older into my 30-somethings. I decided to go basic this year with Gluten Free Cake Batter Rice Krispies Treats. I am back in my hometown and didn't want to bring anymore than needed. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:5] Now for the $25 Amazon e-giftcard... a Rafflecopter giveaway Please note: Giveaway is not sponsored … [Continue]

Make Everyday Father’s Day w/ Heart-Healthy Bigelow Earl Grey Coconut Avocado Ice Cream #AmericasTea

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Tea seems like such a little thing, but the benefits are amazing! In May, I had the pleasure of meeting with the Bigelow Family for a once in a lifetime trip to Charleston, SC and the fabulous Charleston Tea Plantation. We did drink a lot of Bigelow Tea, but we did so much more than that! I was truly inspired by their family's passion not just for tea, but for their dedication to continuing family traditions and to focus on the health benefits as well. One of the many things I learned is that … [Continue]

Shop Your Way with Sears: Dress for your body with affordable fashion #ThisisStyle #shop

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Fashion and beauty is a great way to reward ourselves for making steps to keep ourselves healthy! I am like most moms where I am on the back burner when it comes to getting something special for myself or making time for myself. Sears is a great place for me to find affordable fashion especially with their shop your way rewards! When I decided to do some online window shopping, look what I found about to expire... $27 was all the motivation I needed to make Sears even more affordable … [Continue]

Summer Makeup Trend: Go Nude with Rimmel Makeup! #RimmelRealBeauty #shop

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In Oklahoma, we don't get a break from the heat with months of 90-100+ humid weather. Weather like this means I need shine control and natural looks for summer with staying power. I don't know about you, but I am constantly looking for the next best affordable product. The Walmart makeup section is a great starting point for me while I am out doing our everyday shopping anyways!  My night out on the town look often is smokey eyes and bold red lips. It is a glamourous look that as a mom in a … [Continue]

How to Have a Great Gluten-free Father’s Day {Guest blogger @GlutenFreeforMen}

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I think widely celebrated holidays are more fun when you create your own traditions, without the stress of anything being perfect. Each holiday should be a personal experience that can be enjoyed between you and the people you care about, no matter how the day plays out. If you’re a gluten-free dad, or have kids who can’t eat wheat, just look for ways to spend quality time together and you’ll be halfway to a great time. I was a father for two years before I realized I had to go gluten-free. … [Continue]

Betty Crocker & Festive Summer Cakes #ad

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We have a lot of celebrating during the summer. Last count the number is around 10 including our extended family! As the baker of the family, I am always trying to find new ways to celebrate that are fun. The key is I want them to be fun, save money, and not spend forever in the kitchen! Summer is the season of carefree fun, bringing out the kid in everyone. That's why Betty Crocker, America's baking expert, is sharing five summery cake recipes that are sure to delight kids of all ages. … [Continue]

Oklahoma Staycation Fun at Andy Alligator’s Fun Park and Waterpark #ad

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First off I don't want to seem insensitive about the recent disasters in Oklahoma. Three deadly tornadoes in a 3 week period is enough to humble anyone. My husband covers business in the whole state of Oklahoma and I was so thankful he wasn't there any of those days. With that being said, we could all use a little fun in our lives and saving money makes it even better! Like most family's there is not enough time (and sometimes money) to get the dream vacation, but staycations are an awesome … [Continue]