Get Your Fuel For Back To School With Slammers – Giveaway Ends 8/31

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          It's nearly time for my kids to go back to school after a long couple months of summer. It's time to start getting up earlier, and time for weekend soccer games. It's time to start thinking about healthy foods to put in lunch boxes and for afternoon snacks. I'm a particular fan of Slammers, by Go Gourmet. Slammers are a perfectly portable fruit smoothie, that's perfect for on the go!       Slammers  Protein + … [Read more...]

Hood® Sour Cream FAST FAMILY MEALS CONTEST #FastFamilyMeals

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              I'm so super excited to announce that I have been picked to be an Ambassador for Hood® Sour Cream #FastFamilyMeals for the next few months! So cool! Hood® Sour Cream is an absolute staple in my refrigerator, I always have at least one or two containers at all times! We use it on an in everything, from tacos, to soups and baked goods. I honestly would be lost without it! One of my first duties as ambassador is to announce … [Read more...]

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

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              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...]