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Patriotic Snack Mix

If you’re looking for something easy, but different to take to your Fourth of July Barbecue, this Patriotic Snack Mix is it! It’s super easy and it’s a recipe your kids can help make. In fact, your kids may even be able to make this themselves. If that’s the case, you can totally get out of having to fix anything to take to that barbecue! 😉 Add a “festive” touch by putting the snack mix in a cute patriotic bowl.…

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15 Fantastic Hot Dog Recipes

Memorial Day is RIGHT around the corner, which kicks off Summer Time. Are you planning on grilling out, but want to do something other than just grilling hot dogs and hamburgers? How about trying a new twist on hot dogs?? If you’re planning on grilling out for Memorial Day, July 4, or anytime over the Summer, checkout these 15 Fantastic Hot Dog Recipes! After these, you won’t go back to plain ole’ hot dogs again. 🙂 Potato Hot Dogs | Lady Behind…

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Love Bug Cupcakes

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you probably have to send something to school with your kids for a Valentine’s Day party or bring something to work. If you’re looking for something a little different and cute, we’ve got just the thing for you to make–Love Bug Cupcakes. What you need:: To make the Cupcakes:: Cake Mix Pudding Mix 3 Eggs 1 Cup of Vegetable Oil 1/4 Cup of Water To make the Icing::  1 Cup of Butter 1…

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15 Sweet Popcorn Recipes

  My youngest and I are popcorn fans. {In fact, some days we have popcorn for lunch shhhh! 😉 }. I get really excited when I see new popcorn recipes. I mean, there is SOOOO much you can do with popcorn! Drizzle it with chocolate, coat it in caramel, sprinkle cookie crumbs on top of it, and I could go on and on. If you enjoy popcorn too, here is a round up of fifteen different sweet popcorn recipes. Enjoy!…

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Kid's Crafts, Recipes

Krispie Kisses

Is it your turn to help bring goodies to your child’s Valentine’s Day party at school? If you’re looking for something easy, but a little different than just the “normal” heart shaped cookies, I have the perfect recipe for you then! You probably have everything you need for this already at home too. The only other thing you will need is this printable. Ingredients:: 6 cups of Rice Krispies Cereal 4 cups of marshmallows 1/4 cup of butter Funnel Aluminum…

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Nutella Smores

With the week of Christmas upon us I am sure that every woman out there is rushing around trying to finish up shopping and wrapping and doing many last minute things. I have a super-simple little snack that will make you look like super-momma to your littles but will only take you two minutes to pull off! Gather supplies. I use cinnamon-sugar graham crackers, jumbo marshmallows and Nutella (I actually used the Walmart brand that was a fraction of the…

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Pizza Monkey Bread

I am honored to be a part of another blog, Mom Babble. I contribute recipes weekly, and I LOVE it! Not to mention, I’m a fan of the blog. Mary Katherine is just so “real”. She pulls no punches when it comes to writing about motherhood and I LOVE that. Motherhood isn’t always sunshine, and Mary Katherine shows some of the not so “sunny” days. 🙂 You can read my latest recipe here. Be sure to subscribe to her emails,…

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“Owl” share my breakfast!

If you’re like me, breakfast time comes too early and often before I can even press the button on the Keurig to have it pump out my liquid energy before my two fully-energized little girlies are making requests. Well, let me share with you this little gem I whipped up one morning when in my sleepless state I realized this super-mom definitely needed to plan some coupon shopping trips because the Nelson house was down to some very random assortments…

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Recipe:: Taco Soup

I absolutely LOVE easy recipes! As a stay-at-home/work-at-home mom, I need all the “shortcuts” I can get, and still have quality time with my family. Simple recipes I can dump in the crock pot and come back hours later to find it done, is one way I’m able to get dinner cooked for my family a few nights a week and keep some sanity. 🙂 Since it’s Fall, I wanted to share my Taco Soup recipe. It’s super simple and you…

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Halloween, Recipes

Recipe Round Up:: 15 Recipes for Leftover Halloween Candy

If you’re like us, you probably have a TON of leftover Halloween candy. If you don’t have a lot, but are a couponer, you’re probably going out to snag Halloween candy at 50-75% off the day after Halloween {don’t forget all of your candy coupons}. What do you do with all of that leftover Halloween candy though? Well, with the holidays coming up, I thought repurposing Halloween candy to use in recipes was a great idea. Here is a round up of…

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