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Melissa

Crafts/DIY

You Light Up My Life, Valentine’s Day Printable

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These You Light Up My Life, Valentine’s Day Printable is just the cutest ever.     Long gone are the days when my boys would give out Valentine’s.  I miss those days terribly.  The sweet innocence and pure joy of the holiday would always makes my heart warm.  I could not resist creating these sweet printables for your children to enjoy.  These, You Light Up My Life, Valentine’s Day Printables are…

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Top 3 Detox Drinks

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I have hand selected my Top 3 Detox drinks and wanted to share them with you.     Detox drinks have gained increasing popularity over the years. I have named my top 3 Detox drink picks.  One detox drink that gained a lot of recognition was the Apple Cinnamon Detox Water that was recommended by Dr. Oz.  Dr Oz is well known and respected for his medical/health opinions.   My journey with…

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Recipes

Instant Pot Chili

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  The Instant Pot is a 7-in-1 kitchen appliance designed to consolidate the cooking and preparing of food to one device. (Wikipedia)   I am not really huge fan of Football BUT I am huge into the football party food!!  With a house full of boys, there is not many football Sundays that are not taking place in my house.  This Instant Pot Chili is the perfect meal for any football Sunday.  Serve it chili…

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Delicious Recipes/ Random/ Recipes

Instant Pot Stew Beef Chili with Cornbread Waffles

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The Instant Pot is a 7-in-1 kitchen appliance designed to consolidate the cooking and preparing of food to one device. (Wikipedia) This Instant Pot Stew Beef Chili with Cornbread Waffles is just the perfect meal for a lazy chilly Sunday! Even better if that lazy Sunday involves watching lots of football.  It is the perfect quick delicious hearty warm your tummy meal.   Serve it chili bar style with all your condiments…

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Recipes

7-UP Instant Pot Cake

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ou are going to love how moist and delicious this 7-UP Instant Pot Cake turns out.  Not to mention how simple and quick it is to make in your instant pot.  YES! You read that correctly.  This delicious cake can be made in your instant pot.   There is something so iconic to me when baking a bundt cake.  My first bundt cake ever made was a traditionally baked 7-UP bundt…

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Giveaways

$50 Amazon Gift Card or Paypal

  I am still celebrating the start of this new year! To celebrate, myself and a few of my blogger buddies. have decided to gift one of you lucky readers with a $50 Amazon Gift Card or Paypal.  $5o to use to start your New Year off right, treat yourself to a mani/pedi, treat yourself to a lunch with your bff, treat yourself to a new outfit or pair of shoes.  …

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Random

Gingerbread Sugar Cookies

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It’s that time of year we all love.  We love he holidays, we love spending time with our families, we love building snowmen, we love drinking hot chocolate, and we LOVE eating holiday cookies!!!   These Gingerbread Sugar Cookies give me all the feels.  They are just adorable!!!! I get happy just looking at them.  Use the pictures below to help guide you with decorating your cookies, like a pro.  …

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Holiday Recipes/ Random/ Recipes

Buckeye Cookies

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Buckeyes are similar to peanut butter balls, which are completely covered in chocolate. Named for their resemblance to the nut of the Ohiobuckeye tree, the state tree of Ohio, this candy is particularly popular in Ohio and neighboring states.  One thing I know for sure is, they are hugely popular in Old Bridge, NJ! We all LOVE them in my house!! The gooey peanut butter center in these cookies is to die for.  Making this…

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Recipes

Instant Pot Kung Pao Chicken

Instant Pot Kung Pao Chicken

I have been craving Chinese food so much lately! I just can not get enough.  This not only can be a huge issue on my wallet, it is also so darn inconvenient! I decided to try making my favorite dish, Kung Pao Chicken, in my instant pot, and realized that it tastes even more delicious than from my local Chinese take out place.  WIN WIN CHICKEN DINNER! Please check out…

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