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Quick Wholesome Snacks

Are you looking for quick wholesome snacks that you can grab and go?  We are constantly on the go these days and the last thing I want is to ruin my healthy eating habits by grabbing a snack that’s loaded with sugar.  Luckily,  these quick wholesome snacks will have you ready for your day. Quick Wholesome Snacks Did you know that peanuts contain heart-healthy “good” fats?  More that 80% of the fat found …continue reading


Whimsy Wednesdays 218

With the warm weather here, we are continually outside enjoying the sunshine.  For some reason I crave more fresh veggies and fruit during this time of year, which is perfect considering that fresh produce are in abundance already in NC.  We went strawberry picking this past weekend and it made me want to get my own garden started.  I’m looking forward to making this Spiced Chickpea Kale Salad with Lemon Cashew …continue reading

Easy Garlic Mashed Cauliflower Recipe

Easy garlic mashed cauliflower is a simple side dish that is ready in just 15 minutes and is the perfect compliment to just about any meal! These garlic mashed cauliflower side dish is vegan, gluten free, grain free, paleo, and Whole30 approved. Also it’s familiar enough that you might even be able to get your picky toddler or spouse to enjoy their veggies without too much effort! Easy Garlic Mashed …continue reading


Family Friendly Weeknight Meals

Are you struggling with lighter meals for the warm weather? These family friendly weeknight meals are perfect for the warmer weather that the kids are sure to love.  We know how the warm weather brings tons of family fun activities and that it becomes even more difficult to meal plan and sit down as a family to a healthy meal.  These easy weeknight meals are ready in thirty minutes or …continue reading


Taco French Bread Pizza

Hi! It’s Jennie here from The Diary of a Real Housewife. Today I wanted to share with you one of my favorites. Simple and easy Taco French Bread Pizza. Taco French Bread Pizza We love having family pizza night. I love French bread pizza because I don’t have to make the dough. Grab a loaf, top it, bake it for just a few minutes. Sunday night has become our weekly …continue reading


No Churn Oatmeal Creme Pie Ice Cream

Thanks so much to Little Debbie® for partnering with us to bring you this tasty ice cream recipe.  Are you looking for the perfect ice cream?  Don’t look any further because this no churn oatmeal creme pie ice cream is going to knock your socks off. No Churn Oatmeal Creme Pie Ice Cream My mom and I are very close.  The miles that are now between us make it difficult and …continue reading


Whimsy Wednesdays 217

My days of hosting baby showers are behind for quite some time, but I love creative ideas that are usable.  These Baby Shower Bottle Flowers by Housewife Eclectic are so creative.  I love that the bottle are still usable afterwards.   If you’re ready to party,  just click below to join on in and be sure to follow along with me on Facebook !  Once you’ve linked up with us …continue reading

Best Ever Potato Salad

If you’re in need of the perfect side dish for a barbecue or family get-together then our Best Ever Potato Salad is the must have side dish.  This potato salad is a staple side dish in our home any time we are grilling because it is a hearty side that goes perfectly with ribs or even kabobs. Best Ever Potato Salad For as long as I can remember when we …continue reading


Mocktails of the Season

The warm weather is here and I’m pretty sure it’s here to stay, which means we’re in need of some refreshing beverages.  I love having a pretty, non-alcoholic mocktail in the early afternoon.  I think it makes me feel more southern.  Since it hasn’t even been a year yet, I need all the help I can get and these Mocktails of the Season are sure to do the trick. Mocktails …continue reading


Printable Daisy Gift Bags

Hello everyone! It’s Kati from Houseful of Handmade here to share more printable paper crafts. I love paper crafting. It is so fun to be able to create fun things from just paper. And with some fun digital designs printed on the paper, the possibilities are endless. Since May is right around the corner, I thought I would do something fun for Mother’s Day. But mom’s need something really special …continue reading


Whimsy Wednesdays 216

I am so excited to share with all of you something really fun!  I have an Ultimate Meal Planning Giveaway going on right now that I would love for you to be a part of! Now are you ready to party?!  I certainly am.  Just look at this Coconut Mojito from The Kitchen is My Playground.  Could you possibly think of anything else that says I’m ready to party!   …continue reading

Tools to Rock 21 Day Fix

Are you thinking of starting the 21 Day Fix program?  We’re showing you the Tools to Rock 21 Day Fix so that you’ll have that bathing suit body by summer.  It’s no secret that I love and believe in the 21 Day Fix program.  I’ve done multiple rounds and I’ve had success each and every time and I’m sure you will too!  Especially with these tools to rock the program. …continue reading

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