Maine McDonald’s New Lobster Roll Tasting – Giveaway Ends 8/9 #LobsterME

McDonald's Lobster Roll #LobsterME

              When you think of McDonald's, what automatically comes to mind? I'm guessing hamburgers and McNuggets, right? Well here in Maine, we can now add Lobster Rolls to that list! Yes, you read that right! "Maine McDonald’s restaurants are excited to announce their latest menu offering rolling out across the northeast – the new 100% Real Lobster Roll made with a generous amount of meat is laid on a fresh crisp bed of lettuce and … [Read more...]

Wild Maine Blackberry Whole Grain Bread Pudding – Giveaway Ends 8/10

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  Nature’s Harvest® provided me with a gift card and coupons for ingredients so that I could share my thoughts and information about Nature’s Harvest® bread with my readers.  All opinions are 100% my own.         Did you know that the U.S. Dietary Guidelines recommends that adults eat 48 grams or more of whole grains daily and children ages 4-13 years old eat a minimum of 40-48 grams per day. That's quite a bit, however, studies have shown that the … [Read more...]

Fried Cheese Stuffed Doritos‏ – Oh Sweet Cheesy Goodness!

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      I usually tend to try to stick to healthy foods, and most of the time, I succeed. I however, have two big weaknesses, coffee and cheese. Pretty much you can entice me with any delicious coffee beverage at any time, and if you wave cheese in my face and I completely surrender.  I am a slave to the cheese, except swiss that is. I mean what is with all the holes...and the smell? Anyway these Fried Cheese Stuffed Doritos‏ just beg to be eaten...in mass quantities! … [Read more...]

Getting The Baking Basics Right

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    Whether you're trying your hand at delicate macarons, building a birthday cake masterpiece or just throwing together some fairy cakes on a rainy afternoon with the kids, baking can be cheap and easy no matter what size your kitchen is, or how much time you have. Even if you are a novice, there are plenty of recipes available to make things easy for you. Here are the simple steps you’ll need to follow to create the perfect sponge. The right tools Every good baker … [Read more...]

Gorton’s And SparkPeople Team Up To Help People Stick With Their Weightloss Goals – Giveaway Ends 2/13 #RealisticResolution

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              How many of you made a New Years weight loss resolution? How many of you are having a hard time sticking with it? Gorton's has teamed up with SparkPeople (a fantastic weight loss and fitness site that is full of supportive people) to offer a fun, 30 day Realistic Resolution Challenge to help us stay on track! I know I need a little push and this challenge should help keep me motivated! To enter the challenge head on over … [Read more...]

It’s Always A Great Time For A Cup Of Twinings Tea!

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            I'll admit that I am a coffee fanatic, however I also LOVE my tea! At night, there is nothing better than a soothing cup of hot tea. I also like to enjoy the steaming beverage on a really cold and blustery afternoon, when I'm sick, or even Iced on a hot summer day! Twinings Tea happens to be one of my favorite brands. They have over 50 varieties, how cool is that?       I was sent a sample of Twinings … [Read more...]

Idahoan Potato Bread – Giveaway Ends 12/29

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I participated in this event on behalf of Wendy's Bloggers for Idahoan Foods. I received Idahoan products to facilitate my review.           When my son Rowan was about two, ( he's almost 13 now...sniff) his tonsils and adenoids were extremely enlarged. They were so bad that he had a hard time swallowing and he could only eat soft foods. He stopped growing for about a year due to his poor little throat. This of course worried our pediatrician and … [Read more...]

Have An Effortless Meal With Wal-Mart And Coca-Cola #SP #AD

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Thanks to The Coca-Cola Company for providing compensation for this blog post. Opinions are 100% my own.           School is now in session and the crazy busy days are now here. Dinner time can be quite nerve wracking and difficult to prepare when the kiddos have a million after school activities and you have a PTO meeting to go to in the evening. I know in my family, the crockpot gets a workout! However sometimes you just don't feel like a crockpot … [Read more...]