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Mango Green Smoothie Recipe

Mango Green Smoothie Recipe

This mango green smoothie recipe is a fresh great start to the day. It's a simple green smoothie and I've often seen this combination of ingredients discussed as the "beginners green smoothie". It has a sweetness to it that works for almost everyone and even my kids love it. Although we are admittedly a big smoothie household. I'll always take my boys starting the day with such great nutrients as a win. It lets me stress less when dinnertime veggies get pushed around on their plates. Mango Green Smoothie Recipe One of these reasons I love this...

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Cute and Easy Valentine’s Day Treats for Kids

Christmas is barely over and here I am about to talk to you about Valentine's Day. There's no shame in my game! What can I say? I just love celebrating holidays and Valentine's Day is one of my favorites. First, I adore celebrating the love I share with my honey. But I also have a blast surprising my kiddo with special treats. My mom always made Valentine's Day so festive for my sister and myself when we were growing up. I've so enjoyed continuing on that tradition with my own little ones. And I bet...

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Three Holiday Ready Drinks

With Christmas right around the corner, we know we aren't the only ones who are in the throws of planning their holiday celebrations. We're both hosting our families this year and, after a somewhat stressful year, we're all ready to just kick back and really enjoy each other's company. And with that, it seems like the perfect time to talk holiday ready DRINKS. Bwah! Now, my sister happens to be the real talent behind the bar in the family, but since it's my turn to host, I'm determined to show off my own drink mixin' skills...

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Our Best Christmas Cookie Recipes

The day after Thanksgiving the holidays officially kick off in our house and that means it's time to start thinking about all that holiday baking to come. From Christmas cookie exchanges, to parties and even stocking our holiday coffee bar, cookies are in high demand. So, I thought I would share some of our most popular Christmas cookie recipes from over the years. Don't worry, while some of these treats take a bit longer to prepare, some are super simple and perfect for those times you just want to sneak in a quick baking sesh! The...

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Three Thanksgiving Treats for Kids

Halloween is over and Thanksgiving will be here before we know it. And while I'm SO tempted to bring out my holiday decorations NOW, I'm really trying to stay in the moment this year and give Thanksgiving the attention it's due. I have so much to be thankful for from my family, to our health and even our new home, so while I might typically start the holiday baking and crafting fun early, I've decided to focus on more Thanksgiving projects with the kiddos this November. In fact, I think we'll even start working on...

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Perfectly Pear Champagne Cocktail

Pear Champagne Cocktail

While I don't get to entertain as much as I used to, I'm a firm believer in greeting guests with a festive cocktail when they walk through the door. Typically I vote for only planning to start the party with a specialty drink. You can easily switch to beer and wine but something about starting off with a cocktail just gets the party going. This pear champagne cocktail is a great way to celebrate fall flavors. The bubbles also balance so well with the delicate tastes of pear. It's easy to make and will still...

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Three Tasty Halloween Treats

We moved into a new home a couple months ago and have been hard at work making it our own. While my family has been over helping us with various house projects, we haven't hosted them for a party yet. Luckily, Halloween is providing us with the perfect occasion to have them over for a little celebration. And while I'm thrilled to be hosting Halloween this year, I'm going to have to stick to fast and easy treats because, as you know, Halloween is landing on a school night which means I don't have all...

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