Freezer Meals, Slow Cooker Meals and Easy Recipes That Saved My Life As a New Parent

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If we could add another one to this hilariously true list, it'd be "every time you sit down to eat a meal together, you feel like you deserve a freakin' medal." Because finding the time to eat --- let alone cook --- is a monumental feat when you've got a newborn at home (especially your first …
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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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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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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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Moms Can Make Something Out of Nothing — But Meal Planning Is Easier

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I have a new talent I discovered as a mom: Making something out of nothing. It can be the day before grocery day, I can feel like I have exhausted all of my cooking options, yet I am almost always able to come up with something to feed the family for dinner. I've gotten quite talented at …
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A 2-Week Kiwi Challenge and a Salad So Good You’ll Swoon

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This blog post is part of a paid SocialMoms and Mighties Kiwi blogging program. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Why is it that some of the most delicious foods are the hardest to get into? Watermelon can take a lot of muscle, …
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Denise Austin’s Skinny Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

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Last week, we shared a skinny enchilada soup recipe with you, and this week? It's the whole enchilada! Fitness guru Denise Austin is sharing her Skinny Enchiladas recipe with us. So next time you want to add a little Mexican flare to your weeknight, consider pulling this recipe out. You'll likely …
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Skinnytaste’s Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Soup

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I've been a fan of the Skinnytaste website for awhile now, so it was no surprise that I loved the cookbook, The Skinnytaste Cookbook. But it really says a lot when meals are husband and toddler-approved, so I had to share my praises. And I told you guys I wouldn't leave you hanging when it came to a …
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