Homemade “Buttermilk” Ranch Kefir Dressing #KefirCreations #Shop

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This post about Lifeway Kefir with probiotics has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Anyone who knows me will tell you that I loathe Ranch dressing. It’s not about the taste, but rather the whole idea of Ranch as a staple for kids at every meal. Far… [read more]

Zucchini Shepherd’s Pie

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And so it begins. The zucchini onslaught. In fact, it’s almost Sneak Some Zucchini onto your Neighbor’s Porch Day. (Although that usually works better at night.) See, at this time of year, at least here in Pennsylvania, zucchini plants are in super production mode, and we gardeners often find ourselves with way more than we can… [read more]

3 Ways We’re Cutting TV Time

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This post was brought to you by NCircle Entertainment, who provided the DVD to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own. When you’re walking through the grocery store and your kid shrieks, “MOM! They have the kind with extra-absorbent THIRST POCKETS!”, you might need to start limiting TV time.  My kids don’t watch a… [read more]

How to be a less crappy friend (with some help from @Hallmark #ValueCards)

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I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop about creative card ideas has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. We all know that when you have a new baby, you kind of get a “pass” when it comes to what’s going on… [read more]

One Perk of Getting Older (with @Moen)

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This post about bathroom sink faucets was brought to you by Moen, who provided the product to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own. My birthday is this week. I’m getting up into “yikes” territory, but to be honest, I’m pretty OK with it. Being this age (we’ll just call it “this age” for… [read more]