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Leftover Chicken Burrito Bowls by Honey & Birch

I have learned so much about my eating habits doing the 21 Day Fix by Beachbody.  I'm on day 19 and can't wait for my final results.  I'm actually  planning on doing the 21 Day Fix Extreme over the Summer.   This gorgeous Leftover Chicken Burrito Bowl from Honey & Birch {RECIPE HERE} definitely caught my eye.  It would constitute as 1 red, 1 … Read More...

Ice Cream Playdough

Ice Cream Playdough

I cannot even begin to tell you how excited I am to share with you this fun Summer kids activity for Ice Cream Playdough.  There are two reasons though.  The first is that it's adorable.  Clearly!  The second is that it is just one of the many fun and adorable crafts from Smart School House's Crafts for Kids book!  If you've hung around here long … Read More...

The Best Mini Desserts

The BEST Mini Desserts

I clearly love food.  I don't discriminate either.  I love a gorgeous salad just as much as big ole juicy hamburger.  One of my favorite things to eat though is dessert and I especially love it when they are mini sized.  I love feeling like I'm not eating all that much when I eat a mini dessert.  Since there are so many amazing ones out there, I … Read More...

Bee Sting Soother

Bee Sting Soother

I'm extremely fortunate that my girls are not allergic to bee stings, but let's be honest when you get stung it hurts!  When Riley was three she got stung right  above her lip.  It was horrific and all I wanted at the time was something to soothe her the pain.  We used ice to help with the swelling, but she fought us to keep it on.  This year I'm … Read More...

Strawberry Shortcake Bites

Skinny Strawberry Shortcake Bites

Hey NY Melrose Family readers! Serene here from House of Yumm. Remember me from the Rainbow Sherbet Cupcakes and the Eclair Cookie Cups. How are you all doing? I have some exciting news to share! We had baby number 4 last month! Which means I'm still attempting to lose the remaining baby weight. Seeing as how I have a massive sweet tooth that can … Read More...

Whimsy Wednesdays 167

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As you all probably saw over the weekend, I'm in the midst of the 21 Day Fix by Beachbody.  I'm sticking to it and pushing through.  The results are in the pudding though.  I'm down 7 lbs my first week!  Since I certainly can't eat this gorgeous Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownie Bites from Table for Seven {RECIPE HERE} I thought it would only be fair … Read More...

21 Day Fix Recipes

21 Day Fix Recipes by The Melrose Family

I am proud to say that I have finished my first week of 21 Day Fix by Beach Body.  I spent the first week before starting getting used to the eating plan.  It truly isn't that much different than I usually eat.  The portions were in line to my usual portion size.  The largest difference is that I have a tendency to stay away from proteins and I … Read More...

Ranch Cheesy Bread

Ranch Cheesy Bread

This delicious Ranch Cheesy Bread is an easy side dish for a busy weeknight supper or a tasty make-ahead appetizer for your next party. With just four ingredients, it's a simple recipe that everyone will devour! Ranch Cheesy Bread Hi! I'm back from The Seasoned Mom with another family-friendly recipe that will have you in and out of the … Read More...

Mother’s Day Story

Mother's Day Story

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Groupon for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Ever since I was little I can remember my mom always making a huge deal out of every holiday and important event.  Birthdays were always a huge event in my family since my siblings and I were all a week a part {11/20/84, 11/27/82 & 12/4/79}.  My … Read More...

Whimsy Wednesdays 166

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Alright, be honest, who tried to lick the screen?!  I certainly did!  These Twix Brownie Trifles from All She Cooks {RECIPE HERE} is my number one pick from last week's Whimsy Wednesdays.  Can you blame me?!  You're welcome by the way.   If you're ready to party,  just click below to join on in and be sure to follow along with me on … Read More...


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