Ultimate Meat & Potatoes Breakfast Burrito with Tabasco Sauce! #SeasonedGreetings #CollectiveBias #ad

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Ultimate Meat & Potatoes Breakfast Burrito with Tabasco Sauce! There is nothing like waking up to an amazing breakfast on Christmas morning. For the past few years my husband has woke up early to make sure that his Ultimate Meat & Potatoes Breakfast Burrito is finished by the time we all wake up. This is a tradition that each of us have begun to look forward to as the years go by. They are amazing burritos and the green sauce and bacon on top are as festive as my husband will get with the "red and green" #SeasonedGreetings contrasting colors. Thanks to Tabasco and #CollectiveBias I am going to share my husbands amazing holiday party recipes with all of you! Ultimate Meat & Potatoes Breakfast Burrito Ingredients: 3 Large Potatoes Diced ( about 3 cups) 2 Tbs Olive Oil (optional) 1 lb Pork Sausage 1 lb Bacon 8 Eggs 4 Tortillas 2 Tbs Garlic … [Read more...]

Campbell’s New V8 Protein Shakes and Bars for Busy Moms! #LoveV8Protein #CollectiveBias #ad

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LoveV8Protein #CollectiveBias Campbell's New V8 Protein Shakes and Bars for Busy Moms! My life is crazy! I wake up every morning at 4:30am at get two kids that I watch for my cousin. At 6:30am I get another child who I watch for a friend. Then at 8:00am I take my cousins kid to school. After I get home my day is filled with babies, homeschooling my daughter, cleaning, church meetings, lesson planning, cooking meals, making grocery lists, writing reviews, sending out emails, planning church lessons, making church visits and more. There is honestly not enough time in the day! Some of you might remember that at the beginning of the year I made a vow that I would be a healthier me. This included eating less junk, working out more, and making sure I get in a Good-for-you breakfast. The downfall with my breakfast is that I am so busy. It is easy to prepare meals for the kids … [Read more...]

Easy Meals for Dinner Parties & Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake! #HolidayMadeSimple #CollectiveBias #Ad

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HolidayMadeSimple #CollectiveBias Easy Meals for Dinner Parties & Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake! I live in one of the biggest towns in the state. Because of this I always get unexpected out of town family. They love coming here to shop. Especially around the Holidays. That is why I always have quick and easy meals from Walmart like Stouffer's on hand at all times. Recently I had a quick and easy dinner party at my house. I knew that I was going to be going away for the holiday's this year and I wanted to make sure that I did not miss out on seeing my family and friends before I left. Thanks to Walmart, Stouffer's and Nestle I was able to focus more on my family and friends and less on the holiday recipes I was making. I decided to make a Stouffer's Lasagna for dinner. It was a hit! With the lasagna I made some garlic bread, salad, sugar cookies and I was also able to … [Read more...]

DIY Graham Cracker Houses & Peanut Butter Cheesecake Recipe! #PBandG #CollectiveBias #Yippee #ad

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**This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. DIY Graham Cracker Houses & Peanut Butter Cheesecake Recipe! I love the Holiday's! It is a time to spend with family and friends, share stories, make memories...oh and of course decorate and bake your favorite Holiday Recipes for loved ones! Recently my family and I decided to build  fun #PBandG Graham Cracker Houses and as dessert I made a Skippy Peanut Butter Cheesecake to go with it! Our family filled Holiday Night really got us in the mood for Christmas. I am so glad #CollectiveBias encouraged me to make one again this year. It was so much fun making our house and we enjoyed every last bite of the Peanut Butter Cheesecake! Yum! Every year my family and I spend family time together building a Holiday House. We loving coming up with new designs and decorations each and every year. Plus they are so fun to eat later! Last night my husband, daughter and I got out all … [Read more...]

Host a Stress Free Dinner Party with Tai Pei + Firecracker Dipping Sauce! #TaiPeiGoodFortune #CollectiveBias #ad

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Host a Stress Free Dinner Party with Tai Pei + Firecracker Dipping Sauce! As most of you know I love hosting dinner parties for my friends and family. I enjoy having guests over and making memories with my loved ones. The only down fall to some of the parties is the time and stress of the cooking. There is already a lot that goes into planning, decorating, inviting...etc.... That is why when I host a party my "go-to" appetizers are Restaurant-Inspired  Tai Pei Egg Rolls and Spring Rolls! Thanks to #CollectiveBias and #TaiPeiGoodFortune I was able to put together a little Asian inspired dinner party for a few of my friends.   Before the party I made my grocery list and headed to Walmart. The Tai Pei Egg Rolls and Spring rolls are located in the freezer section of your local Walmart. I knew exactly where to go because we purchase these every single week. They are … [Read more...]

Wonderful Almonds & Wonderful Pistachios Make Wonderful Gifts!

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** I was provided product for the purpose of this review. Wonderful Almonds & Wonderful Pistachios Make Wonderful Gifts!   It never fails...I think I am done with all of my Christmas shopping but every year as I am putting together gifts I come up short. I love to bring gifts to every holiday party I am invited to, gifts to those around me who have helped me throughout the year and gifts to all my neighbors. That is why I am stocking up on Wonderful Almonds and Wonderful Pistachios. Nuts are always a hit and I know when I purchase Wonderful brand nuts I am purchasing the best. Recently I was sent some Wonderful Almonds and Wonderful Pistachios for the purpose of this review. I was happy when these arrived. I noticed that each bag already had a stylish bag around the nuts that would make giving these as a gift super easy. Wonderful Almonds - Wrapped in a stylish bag you can choose from Raw, Roasted No Salt or Roasted and Salted. I received a bag of roasted … [Read more...]

Healthy Salad Dressing Replacement + Recipe with Daisy Brand Cottage Cheese! #DaisyCottageCheese #DaisyDifference

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This article is sponsored by Daisy Brand Healthy Salad Dressing Replacement + Recipe with Daisy Brand Cottage Cheese! I purchase Cottage Cheese every time I go to the grocery store. Because of it's versatility Daisy Brand Cottage Cheese has become a staple in my home. My husband loves to put it in his lasagna, my daughter eats it plain or with fruit and I love it as a salad dressing replacement. I must admit that growing up I had never thought to put Cottage Cheese on my salads. But when I was attending my local Colorado high school we had an awesome salad bar in the lunch room. Every day my friend Kayla would put Cottage Cheese on her salad. I found this intriguing and one day she convinced me to give it a try. From that moment I was hooked! Instead of topping my daily salads with high calorie salad dressing I started using cottage cheese with a little salt and pepper! It was a quick and easy swap that allowed me to get more of the healthy protein that I needed! Now … [Read more...]

DOLE No Sugar Added Fruit Bowls Review & Giveaway!

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** I was provided with product for the purpose of this review. However, my own opinion was used and not influenced in any way. DOLE No Sugar Added Fruit Bowls Review & Giveaway! It is no secret that the holiday season is usually filled with sugar and sweets. That is why it is especially important to teach healthy eating on all of the other days. One of the ways that I can know my family is eating healthy is to purchase DOLE No Sugar Added Fruit Bowls! These delicious fruit bowls are not sweetened with artificial sweeteners or high fructose corn syrup. Instead DOLE has opted to sweeten their fruit with Monk Fruit! Plus the fruit is packed in water instead of syrup! Wondering what Monk Fruit is? Monk fruit is a melon which is vine ripened in Central Asia. The Monk fruit is harvested by hand and has been used by Monks (hence the name) for over 800 years for its health benefits. Oh and of course the sweetness since Monk fruit is 150 times sweeter then … [Read more...]

Halloween Monster Mouths!

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** I was provided with product for the purpose of this review. However, my own opinion was used and not influenced in any way. Halloween Monster Mouths!       I always have a house full of kids and I love making fun items with them for the holiday's! Recently the kids had a week long Fall Break which allowed us to spend a whole week doing nothing but fun crafts and recipes to get us in the Halloween spirit! One of the treats that the kids decided to make were Halloween Monster Mouths! These were not only a hit with them....but I loved them because they were healthy! Oh and did I mention super easy to make? Check out the recipe and instructions below!   Ingredients: Sliced Apple Betty Crocker Fruit By The Foot - any color 1/2 cup peanut butter about 20 marshmallows ( or you can use Fruit Gushers to mix it up)   Directions: 1. Spread peanut butter on two apple slices. 2. Take about 4 inches of a Betty Crocker Fruit … [Read more...]

Orange Cream Jell-O My Game day food AND Jell-O University Molds! #TeamJellO #shop #cbias

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Orange Cream Jell-O Game day food AND Jell-O University Molds!   If you are an avid reader of my blog then you know that I am a huge football fan! As you probably know I am always trying to post about my favorite game day food! I love football season! I am always hosting parties for pro and college football games. This year I am #TeamJellO because of all their amazing Jell-O  University molds! Recently I was able to host a party thanks to   #CollectiveBias in celebration of the Florida Gators! This was a pre-football party to celebrate the kick off of their season! They play their first game August 30!! I can't wait! Ok so some of you might be wondering why I chose Florida Gators when I live in Colorado. Well that is because my step dad is from Florida. Also because my Mom and step dad had my 8 year old little brother together. My brother is a football fan just like … [Read more...]

Balance Bar Nutrition Bar Review & Walmart Gift Card Giveaway! #balanceshapeup

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** I was provided with a Walmart Gift Card for the purpose of this review. However, my own opinion was used and not influenced in any way! Balance Bar Nutrition Bar Review & Walmart Gift Card Giveaway! I am trying my best to get out of the house this summer. My family and I have been bike riding, hiking and going for evening walks. Being active is one of my most favorite parts of my day. One more then one occasion my husband has surprised me by pulling into a hiking spot when I was wearing a dress. I just have learned to go with the flow!  Since most of our activities are spontaneous I have learned to always be prepared! That includes our hiking packs in the car at all times. In our packs I keep the basics: Sunscreen, Water, First Aide and Nutritional Balance Bars! Balance Bars from Walmart are an amazing thing to keep on hand. They taste great and pack the protein, vitamins & Minerals I need to keep my energy throughout the day. They work great on bike rides, … [Read more...]

Nonni’s Biscotti Bites Review & Giveaway

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** I was sent Nonni's Biscotti Bites for the purpose of this review. However my own opinion was used and not influenced in any way. Nonni's Biscotti Bites Review & Giveaway Very Berry Almond - I am a sucker for almond. It is one of my most favorite flavors of anything. In fact Almond Cookies are one of my most favorite cookies ever! That is why I knew that I would love the Nonni's Biscottie Bites Very Berry Almond! The Nonni's Very Berry Almond Bites are bite sized cookies that are not only baked with fruit and almonds inside but they are also dipped in yogurt to make the flavors come together even more. I also love how soft these bites were. Normally when I have Biscotti the cookies are very hard and crunchy. These bites were the perfect mix of both! The Nonni's Very Berry Almond Bites are 110 calories per serving and retail for the average price of $2.99-$3.49 per 5oz. box. Almond Dark Chocolate - Oh my! I love the mix of dark chocolate with almonds in these … [Read more...]

Fagor Duo 10 Piece Pressure Canning Set Review

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  Fagor Duo 10 Piece Pressure Canning Set Review I have been canning food since I was a child. As soon as I was old enough to walk I was in the kitchen peeling apples, pitting cherries and removing the skins from tomatoes. I remember canning with my Mom every single year of my life. This is something that I have continued with my family. Now that I am the housewife I am always trying to can my own food to help feed my family. My daughter and I love going to the local orchards and picking cherries, peaches, apricots, plums and more. Then we get to come home and figure out what amazing canning recipe we are going to make like salsa, mustard, plumcot BBQ sauce and honey peaches! Recently I was sent a Fagor Duo 10 Piece Pressure Canning Set for the purpose of this review. I could not wait to get started and finally be able to can meat and veggies. I know that this canner will be used for years and years to come! The first night that the Fagor Duo Pressure Cooker arrived I … [Read more...]

Swirlio – Frozen Fruit to Frozen Dessert!

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Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.   Swirlio - Frozen Fruit to Frozen Dessert!   Summer time is in full swing around my house. I have a house full of kids who just want to spend as much time as they can outside. But, just like they come in and beg for hot cocoa during the snowy months they come in every single day and beg for something to cool them off. I can't blame them as we have been hitting triple digits. It is just plain hot outside. The only downfall to cold snacks the the amount of sugar and junk that I don't want them to eat every day. That is why I am so happy that I was able to review the Swirlio! It gives me and the kids a healthy option to help cool us off and is a snack that does not contain all the additives and junk! The Swirlio arrived at my house just in time for a healthy afternoon snack. I always have frozen fruit on hand for smoothies so we just followed the directions of letting the frozen fruit sit … [Read more...]

Beanitos Bean Chips Review & Giveaway

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  Beanitos Bean Chips Review & Giveaway Open to US and Canada. Ends 6/23/14   As most of you know I have made a goal this year to only put healthy food into my body. So far I have been doing amazing! I must say that making the transition from shopping at a large chain market store to shopping only Whole Foods and Sprouts markets has been amazing!   Recently at one of my shopping trips to Sprouts Farmers Market I came across Beanitos. I am also happy to say that thanks to them I was able to receive some Beanitos to sample for the purpose of this review. Beanitos Facts -Beanitos has 6 flavors of chips and also recently launch their new Puffs flavors. -There are 6 g Protein & 9 g Fiber per 1.5 oz single-serve bag -Plus there these are Non-GMO, Gluten-free and no MSG or Preservatives!     Beanitos Puffs White Cheddar - My husband and daughter are huge cheese lovers. They add cheese to just about everything. They also have … [Read more...]