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DIY Summer Popsicle Recipes...for the endless summer!

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DIY Summer Popsicle Recipes...for the endless summer!

As a kid I LOVED making popsicles! The creativity juices could literally start flowing and the combinations of pudding, fruit and juice were endless!  Strawberries and Cream, Orange Dream, Chocolate Pudding Pops and Raspberry Lemonade were just some of my specialities! 🍡 Now, as a parent, I have handed over the popsicle mold to my 11 year old. I love to see what concoctions she comes up with!  🍓 Plus, I love that she is away from the screens and experimenting in the kitchen!   Total WIN - WIN and highly recommended for kids of all ages! So if you're looking for...

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Summer Sun is Coming - and it's all about YOU (or I mean, them!)

Summer Sun is Coming - and it's all about YOU (or I mean, them!)

I'm always on the lookout for ways to add a little fun and sun into my kitchen...literally!  ☀️ Every morning I pull open the blinds and throw back the curtains and just take just a second to take it all in... Until, I look at the clock and realize there is NO one else in the kitchen with me and we need to be out the door in 15 minutes.   Back to the bedrooms for the second (and hopefully - last) round of wake up calls!  Now, where was I... That's right, summer - backyard BBQs, fresh fruit smoothies, potlucks, fireworks, camping,...

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What To Do When Life Gives You Lemons

What To Do When Life Gives You Lemons

You know the recipe that calls for just 1 lemon, but you find yourself standing in front of the lemons and you think... But, it's SO much cheaper to buy the bag. Now you're home with 1 lemon short of a full bag and wondering what to do with all those lemons! 🍋 First, let's talk lemon peels! Grab that zester and let's get to work! But, when zesting be sure you only remove the Zest (yellow outer skin) and not the bitter white underneath. Not only is the zest super healthy, but it freezes perfectly! So go ahead and zest...

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5 Ways to Know If You Are Buying The Right Apron

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5 Ways to Know If You Are Buying The Right Apron

You know the feeling when you are at the store and find THE PERFECT shirt. You know, the one that fits JUST right! You don't even wait for tomorrow to wear it, you get home and throw it on.     Fast forward an hour and it's time to get dinner going.  You throw the hamburgers on the grill and in less than 10 minutes you happen to glance down and notice little grease dots covering the front of the now NOT-SO-PERFECT shirt.     UGH..... Now, you're wishing you would have thrown on the apron first.  But not just...

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Get Rid of Some Mom Guilt with THIS Simple Hack

Get Rid of Some Mom Guilt with THIS Simple Hack

It's not "I'm sorry", it's "Thank you"! The other day I was listening to one of my favorite business podcasts, this one happened to be Marketing Secrets with Russell Brunson and he was talking about language hacks...you know, simple tweaks you can make when you talk to someone that yield huge changes. When it comes to quick self improvement hacks, I really try to pay attention. In his podcast he said, "next time instead of saying "I'm sorry", say "Thank You" instead.   Hmmm... 🤔 For example, next time you're running late and you're running out to the car, instead of saying "I'm...

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