Winter Salad with Granola

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Winter Salad with Granola

With the holidays behind us, I’ve been trying to make better choices when it comes to my meals, and this Winter Salad with Granola is one of my go-to recipes. It’s light and fruity, and the crunchy granola topping adds a yummy texture and flavor to it.

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Low Calorie Mulled Apple Cider

This week, I made this Low Calorie Mulled Apple Cider as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #SweetNLowStars

Low Calorie Mulled Apple Cider #SweetNLowStars

With the cold weather that we’ve been having, a warm glass of low calorie mulled apple cider is just what I needed this week. This recipe uses Sweet’N Low to give the cider the sweet flavor that you crave without all the calories.

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5 Gadgets to Check Out from CES 2015

Gadgets CES 2015

We just got back from a quick trip to Las Vegas, and I am so excited about all the gadgets from CES 2015 that we had the chance to see. From wearable technology to tablets and games for kids, I’ve founded up some of my favorites to share!

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The Marvel Experience Comes to Dallas! (+ Giveaway)

The Marvel Experience

We are HUGE fans of Marvel Superheroes in our house — my son would watch The Avengers nonstop if I’d let him. So we can’t wait for The Marvel Experience Dallas stop, which begins next week!

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What to Pack for CES

Image Map Surface Pro 3 iPhone 5s Surface Pen Long-Lasting Lip Color Battery Pack Foldable Flats Leopard Clutch

Surface Pro 3 | iPhone 5s | Business Cards | Surface Pen | LipSense Lip Color
Tieks Foldable Flats | Mophie Battery Pack | Leopard Clutch

Next week, I’m headed to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and I’m so excited. It will be my first year attending, and I’ve been in planning mode the last few weeks. I wanted to share What to Pack for CES.

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Black Eyed Pea Chili

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Market Street. All opinions are my own. #MarketStreetTX

Black Eyed Pea Chili

As a true Southerner, I can’t let New Year’s Day go by without having a helping of black eyed peas for good luck. This year, I made Black Eye Pea Chili using my new Lodge Dutch oven from Market Street.

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Ring in the New Year with a Baskin Robbins Snowman Ice Cream Cake


Disclosure: Complimentary products were received to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own.

If you’re looking for a fun and delicious treat to take to an upcoming New Year’s Eve party, you should try a Baskin Robbins Snowman Ice-cream Cake. These would be the perfect centerpiece to any party. My kids and family alike thought this was so cute.

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Nutella Hot Chocolate with Netflix #Streamteam

Nutella Hot Chocolate

Disclosure: I am a member of the Netflix Stream Team, and was provided with a year of service and other perks. Each month, I’ll be participating in challenges. All opinions are my own.

One of our favorite New Year’s Eve treats is Hot Chocolate. It is so easy to whip up and the kids love it. This year, we wanted to try Nutella Hot Chocolate. Before we send the kids off to bed, we all cuddle up with a cup and watch a movie.

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Fruit Spritzers to Celebrate New Years

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Fruit Spritzers

The New Year is right around the corner, and it’s one of my favorite times to celebrate. We usually opt for a low-key night at home, wearing fun hats and ringing in the next year as a family. One of my favorite things to serve are Fruit Spritzers made with 7UP® and Canada Dry Ginger Ale® — it’s so easy to dress up your favorite wine or champagne with them!

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Find Inspiration Anywhere with the Moto X from Motorola

Moto X Back Finishes

Every day, I find ways to express myself in the littlest things. Whether it’s the outfit I choose to wear, the music I listen to in the car, even the photos that I post on Instagram — every action is a choice of expression. But you know one thing that I haven’t really changed? My phone. Until now.

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How to Make Blown Egg Ornaments (That Look Like Penguins!)

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Penguin Blown Egg Ornaments

I’ve always wanted to try making blown egg ornaments, but it always sounded like it’d be really complicated and hard. But then I actually made one, and realized it’s super easy! I wanted to share How to Make Blown Egg Ornaments using Goldrich Eggs.

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Disney Planes Fire and Rescue Gingerbread House

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Planes Fire and Rescue Gingerbread House

My son just turned three, and he’s totally getting into the holiday spirit this year. We’re starting to form family traditions, and this year, we decided to make a Gingerbread House as a family. Andrew is a huge fan of Disney Planes Fire and Rescue, so I thought it would be fun to make this a Planes-themed gingerbread house, modeled after the Piston Peak Lodge!

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Holiday Gift Idea: Digital Cameras at Best Buy

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

Digital Cameras at Best Buy

If you’re looking to upgrade your digital camera this holiday season, look no further than Best Buy. It’s the ultimate destination for the latest cameras and camcorders to capture your holiday memories.

And in today’s world of social media sharing, connectivity is more important than ever. These three cameras from Nikon, Sony and Samsung, all come equipped with built-in Wi-Fi so you can share amazing photos with ease. It’s the perfect way to share your holiday memories this year!

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