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It's the most wonderful time of the year! And for most of us, that means lots...more

$100 Macy's Gift Card Giveaway!

One of the fun Christmas traditions we've had since I was a little kid (actually, since before I was even born) is the annual Christmas Eve party. When I was a little girl, my dad's whole family lived in California. We weren't all in the same town, but we all lived close enough to get together at least once a year, and that gathering always occurred on Christmas Eve....more

$100 Macy's Gift Card Giveaway!

One of the fun Christmas traditions we've had since I was a little kid (actually, since before I was even born) is the annual Christmas Eve party.When I was a little girl, my dad's whole family lived in California. We weren't all in the same town, but we all lived close enough to get together at least once a year, and that gathering always occurred on Christmas Eve.Different family members would take turns hosting the gathering, and everyone came out dressed to the nines. It was SO much fun.Now, my parents, brother and I all live in Arkansas, and the rest of the family has also spread out all over the country.I knew that when we had kids, I would want to recreate that special Christmas get together, even if it only meant 15 people getting together instead of 50!What we decided to do was start a new tradition ....more

Win a $100 Visa Gift Card!

It's the most wonderful time of the year! And for most of us, that means lots of get-togethers with friends, family, co-workers and classmates. And it also means food, and lots of it! I'm one of those people who cook with a lot of onions and garlic. I love flavorful food! The downside of that, of course, is bad breath....more

Renting a stroller for Disney!

* A free stroller rental was given to me in exchange for an honest review. This review is also posted on RealMomsDisney.com!One thing that I recommend to everyone who is traveling with small kids to Disney is this: RENT A STROLLER!Unless you absolutely need to have a stroller in the airport with you, I highly recommend skipping that fiasco. It's just one more thing that I personally do not want to deal with on top of everything else.However, if you've got little kids like I do, then you really do need a stroller at Disney ....more

Our Trip to Disney: Animal Kingdom Lodge, Disney Dining & Magic Bands!

Well, we are back from another fun trip to Disney World! If my blog seemed abandoned last week it's because I was in the happiest place on earth! ;-)So, you might have heard that a few friends and I started a Disney planning blog ....more

Turkey Lasagna

Turkey LasagnaSource: JennaBlogs.com10 lasagna noodles1 lb ground all white meat turkey1 small yellow onion (or half of a large one) finely diced4 cloves garlic1 15oz can of fire roasted diced tomatoes2 15oz cans tomato sauce1 6oz can tomato paste2 Tablespoons sugar15 oz ricotta cheese2 cups low fat cottage cheese1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper1 teaspoon dried parsley1 teaspoon dried basil1/2 teaspoon dried oregano3 cups shredded monterey jack cheesePreheat oven to 350.Combine turkey and onions in a saute pan over medium heat. Once turkey is cooked, add garlic, let cook for one minute. Add all tomato products, parsley, basil, oregano and sugar to the pan, stir to combine and reduce heat to medium low.While tomato sauce is cooking, heat a large pot of boiling water ....more

(Better Than) Restaurant Salsa

I don't know about you, but everyone in my house loves...more

Buttery Cheese Stuffed Rolls

My kids love cheesy bread. Like,...more

Home Reveal - Part One

It's finally here! The post in which I reveal our new house! Yay!I'm going to break this post up into two parts ....more