Make Your Own Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Cone with Sprinkles

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You know those chocolate-dipped and sprinkled ice cream cones they have at the ice cream shop? The ones that look way more colorful and appealing than the traditional cones (and cost an extra dollar or two?) I will show you how easy it is to turn plain ice cream cones into sweet chocolatey sprinkle cones. This method works with any kind of ice cream cone you can buy at the grocery store. The ones pictured here are the pointy-ended sugar … [Read more...]

DIY Locker Decorations and Accessories with Duck Tape

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Duck Brand. All opinions are 100% mine. School lockers are a home away from home. You need locker decorations and accessories that add style and personality to your space. Check out these Duck Tape locker ideas for inspiration. See how easy it is for you to create color-coordinated DIY locker accessories using your favorite Duck Tape colors and prints. Duck Tape makes craft … [Read more...]

How to Make a Snack Station For Kids

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of General Mills®. The opinions and text are all mine. It's time to start planning for after school snack time! My kids are starving the second they get home from school. They head straight to the kitchen and raid the shelves for snacks. To make it easier for them to help themselves, we keep snacks organized in one place: The Snack Station. Snack Stations make it easy for my kids to … [Read more...]

Things To Do in Steamboat Springs Colorado in Summer

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado has been on our list of places to go for a while now. In June, we loaded our camping gear and the kids into the car and drove the four hours it takes to get there from our home in Utah. The first thing we did was to stop by the Visitors Center and pick up a free guide to Steamboat Springs. We were open to whatever adventures we came across while we were in town. And believe me, Steamboat Springs has plenty to … [Read more...]

Help Schools Earn Cash with Box Tops for Education

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of General Mills®. The opinions and text are all mine. One of the easiest ways to earn cash for your school is with Box Tops for Education. It really is as easy as clipping the Box Tops off of participating products and sending them to your school. Schools send the Box Tops in for cash. Each Box Top is worth ten cents. Believe it or not, that adds up fast! Box Tops For Education … [Read more...]

Homemade Bubble Gum Ice Cream Recipe

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This homemade ice cream recipe kids are going to love. Bubble gum ice cream is the ultimate kid flavor. I remember being a kid and thinking ice cream with real pieces of gum in it was so cool. The only place we could buy bubblegum ice cream was at an ice cream shop in the mall. That was a rare treat for us kids. Now I know all the secrets of how to make it at home in my ice cream maker. And I am excited to share them with you. I'm adding this … [Read more...]

How to Make Pizza Part of Your Balanced Diet + BBQ Chopped Salad Recipe

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I am a member of the Balance Your Plate team and helping spread the word about CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN® oven-ready pizzas. As a team member, I receive product and incentives in exchange for participating in brand-related activities. #MyCPKPizza Pizza is one of the most popular foods in the world. It's one of my favorite things to eat. I used to think of pizza as indulgence food - not something I should eat very often. But I was wrong. I … [Read more...]

5 Things To Consider When Shopping For a Toddler Car Seat

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Evenflo®. The opinions and text are all mine. Your baby has outgrown their infant car seat. Now what? It is time to shop for a toddler car seat. The Evenflo Platinum Evolve 3-in-1 Combination Seat is a forward-facing car seat that will grow with your toddler. It transitions from a 5-Point Harness Booster into a Belt-Positioning and No Back Booster, which means this the last car seat … [Read more...]

DIY Curly Ribbon Hair Ties + Faultless Starch $1,000 Giveaway

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Faultless/Bon Ami Company. All opinions are 100% mine. You will never hear me tell a story about how much I love to iron clothes. Ironing is a challenging chore for me. It actually takes practice and skill to iron the wrinkles out of clothes. Don't believe me? I dare you to iron a men's long sleeved dress shirt. It's a real job. My husband has to wear a suit and dress shirt to work. He has … [Read more...]