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Naughty Brownies

When Mini-me and I feel like baking rest assured it is always something chocolatey. Occasionally, we will email each other recipes to save for when she comes home from college and we have our bake-a-thon. You can imagine my delight when she sent me the recipe for the most decadently delicious chocolate brownies I have […]

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10 Things That Smell Good

This is my first time joining NorthWestMommy’s #MondayListicles. This week’s topic is 10 Fantastic Smells and here are my favorites. 1. Freshly cut lemons. Happy and fresh. 2. Babies anytime, but especially after a bath, nestled in your arms. 3. Coffee brewing in the morning. Heaven. 4. A warm ocean breeze.  Melts my stress away […]

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Holiday Gift Guide $25 and Under

  Welcome to my first Holiday Gift Guide! I had so much fun picking out these gifts. Happy shopping :)  1. Animal Slipper Socks $16.00, 2. Magic Wallet $22.50, 3. Retro Bike Glasses $16.95, 4. Capelli Women’s Rain Boots $24.99, 5. Eiffel Tower Bottle Opener $2.99, 6. Carpool Goddess Tote, 7. Mr. & Mrs. Luggage […]

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How To Keep Your Smart Phone & iPad Free Of Sticky Fingers

Sticky fingers aren’t always on small hands. If you’re anything like me and can’t seem to keep your hands off your Smart Phone and/or iPad while working in the kitchen, putting on makeup, getting crafty with glue or impatiently waiting for your mani to dry, but want to keep your high tech gadget clean, cover […]

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Banana Bread: It Counts as a Serving of Fruit, Right?

We love bananas in our house and put them on everything. But I get really excited when my bananas start to turn – the blacker and mushier they get the sweeter they become – because then they’re perfect to make Banana Bread. And I’m pretty sure Banana Bread is a serving of fruit, right? So […]

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Tunacado: Tuna Salad With A Twist

Tunacado (I love how it rolls off the tongue)  is great for your skin, hair and midsection. It’s a healthier version of tuna salad because it’s blended with avocado instead of Mayonnaise. Tunacado has the same creamy texture you’d want with an awesome nutty avocado taste. I am addicted. College Boy likes it too  (which […]

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How To Rock A LBD (Little Black Dress) With A Mommy Body

I love wearing dresses. They are a little more forgiving than pants, especially if you’re curvy like me. And there is nothing like the Little Black Dress (LBD). It’s every woman’s secret weapon.  Black is my favorite color to wear, because it’s sleek, sexy, and sophisticated (think Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s), and with […]

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Chocolate, Like Love, Is Never Wrong

Oh my friends, it’s been one of those days when only chocolate will make things right again. But I’m a bit of a diva, so not just any chocolate will do. Here are a few of my favorite dark chocolate bars. What kind of friend would I be if I didn’t share? Eat them without […]

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The Best Guacamole Recipe

If I could eat guacamole everyday, I would. In fact, I’ve been known to dream about it. Here is my absolutely most favorite guacamole recipe. It comes from a charming seaside restaurant in Punta Mita, Mexico, where they prepare it right at your table while you drool. For the best flavor and visual effects, use […]

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