Five Dollar Halloween Bat Tree Centerpiece

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What do you do when your kid asks for Halloween decorations on a week when you’re flat busted broke? You head to the Dollar Tree and you make something COOL. Yup, I was down to about 5 dollars. Seriously. Freelance life has its perks, but getting paid on time isn’t one of them. But I… [read more]

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]

Easter Snack: Toasted Coconut Hopcorn! {Recipe}

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What could be more fun than a sweet, salty, crunchy, coconutty popcorn treat? For this year’s Easter snack at daycare, we’re making HOPcorn! And, as always, it’s 100% free of artificial food dyes. Happy snacking! Toasted Coconut Hopcorn 7 cups air-popped popcorn (or 2 bags if using microwave popcorn) 1 generous pinch sea salt 12… [read more]