Liven Up Your Salad With This Creamy Avocado Ranch Dressing

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This post was sponsored by Hidden Valley® through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about Hidden Valley, all opinions are my own. Who's a big salad fan? This girl! And who's an even bigger taco salad fan? Yep, me. There's just something about the …
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Eating Well: A Survey of Working Moms

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Once upon a time, I'd feel guilty for the occasional frozen pizza. Now? Not as much. Because as much as I'd like to cook homemade meals from scratch every night, it's just not feasible. Plus, I know that serving my family healthier meals most of the time means that the occasional pizza or …
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Double Chocolate Love Cake Recipe

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Last year, I convinced myself I could make a train cake for my son's birthday. This year I wanted to go the easier route, so when he requested cupcakes, I mentally high-fived myself. I can do cupcakes! Unfortunately, the little guy got sick later that evening (unrelated to the cupcakes, I'm sure), …
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My Kiddo’s Sick, But My Stress Eating Isn’t Helping Anyone

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It's been awhile since I've written here, but it's been a rough 2015 so far. My son, who has epilepsy, has been in the ER eight times, admitted to the hospital on three occasions and has been for nine ambulance rides, and it's only February! As I write this, we're on our fourth day in the hospital …
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Eating Healthy on a Budget

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Registered dietitians and nutritionists McKenzie Hall and Lisa Samuel, co-founders of Nourish RDs, recently shared their top tips for how to eat healthy on a budget over on Fit Bottomed Eats. We know every dollar counts when you're trying to feed a family, so we're sharing a few of our favorites …
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How I Make My Kids Eat Their Veggies

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I wouldn't call my kids picky eaters necessarily. But they are quirky eaters, as I think most kids are. Some days they eat more than others, and they definitely have their preferences. Sandwiches are never eaten as intended, for example; instead they are dissected and eaten as parts. Sauce is often …
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Glowing Green Smoothie

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I know we just ran a green fertility smoothie recipe last week, but can you really have too many green smoothie recipes? I think not. And as I daydream about warmer mornings --- seriously, the chill factor seriously cramps my smoothie style --- I'm bookmarking this Glowing Green Smoothie recipe to …
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Green ‘Fertility Glow’ Smoothie Recipe

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We might be having a baby boom around here, but that doesn't mean there haven't been fertility struggles getting to this point. Jenn went on her own journey and there have been miscarriages among us. While we know that sometimes medical intervention in getting pregnant is a necessity, we aren't …
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