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21 Day Fix Approved Recipes

This may contain affiliate links. I’m back to the 21 Day Fix program.  Except this time, I’m doing 21 Day Fix Extreme.  If you’re familiar with the program then you know how important the nutrition is to get the results that you desire.  The hardest part of the nutrition for me was my yellow container, which are your grains.  I’m only allowed one serving of grains, which is so hard …continue reading

Eclair Cookie Cups

Hello there NY Melrose Family readers! It’s Serene from House of Yumm again! I love coming to visit all of you to share delicious treats! How is everyone enjoying Spring so far? We’ve already enjoyed some rain and some sun. Spring is my favorite time of year. It makes me think of having brunch! Which makes me think of eclairs. Oh how I love eclairs! So today I am sharing …continue reading


Lavender Lemonade

Very soon the snow is going to be gone and we’ll actually see the green of the grass again.  In the meantime, I plan on convincing myself that Spring is actually here already by enjoying gorgeous foods and beverages.  Our Lavender Lemonade is definitely the ultimate relaxing beverage.  We took our Best EVER Lemonade Recipe and gave it a twist and turned it into Lavender Lemonade that tastes and smells …continue reading


How to Clean a Shower Head

You might be starting to a notice a trend around here lately.  I have a tendency to overlook the everyday items that I just believe should naturally be clean.  Take for instance, my front loading washer.  It’s a washing machine for heaven’s sake.  It’s supposed to clean clothes so why would I ever need to clean it.  Well, we all saw how that turned out where I gave you a …continue reading


Oreo Cupcakes

Hi! It’s Laura again from Corner House. If your New Years Resolution was to eat healthier, this post will not help with that.   I am pleased to introduce you to the very best Oreo cupcakes.     Oh, they are SO good.  What makes them extra good is the “frosting.”  It is less like frosting and more like a fluffy cheesecake.   Ingredients {contains affiliate links}   For the cupcakes …continue reading


Rainbow Sherbet Cupcakes

Hey everyone!  Serene here from House of Yumm!  I am beyond excited to be here at The NY Melrose Family sharing with you today.  Jenny is so sweet and so SMART!  I’m honored that she has invited me over to share some sweet treats with you.  I  have a slight addiction to all things sweet, my favorite being cupcakes. And summer is one of my favorite seasons because it seems more appropriate …continue reading


Cucumber Green Tea Sugar Scrub

I am so excited that the Summer is finally here.  If there is one thing I love it's having smooth and relaxed feet for Summer.  I love the look of a new pedicure, but I love the scrubs that they use even more.  I created my own spin on the traditional sugar scrub used at my favorite spa with my Cucumber Green Tea Sugar Scrub. Join the 10 Day Chemical ...


DIY Beach Bag from Betwixxt

Since I’m away on vacation relaxing and heading to the beach, I thought it would only be right to get you set up to head to the beach yourselves.  Gracie B from Betwixxt is here to show you how to make your own Beach Bag.  Squeal!  The best part is that she’s making it from a bath towel.  So fun, easy and cute! DIY Beach Bag


Saint Patricks Day Traditions

I’m just going to put this out there.  I L-O-V-E Holidays!  Any chance I get to decorate and I’m all over it. Saint Patrick’s Day is no exception.  I actually have a tendency to go above and beyond for Saint Patrick’s Day.  It’s just all that Irish in me!  Now that Riley can understand it’s so much fun to start new traditions.  I explained to Riley that we needed to …continue reading

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