My New Favorite Ranch Dressing Recipe

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My New Favorite Ranch Dressing Recipe   We eat a lot of salads around here and I love to munch on cut up veggies throughout the day. I wish I could tell you that I could just eat them raw without anything extra but that would be a lie. I LOVE to dip my veggies in ranch dressing and I ...

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MMM link up party #13

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MMM link up party #13 Hello Everyone!I hope everyone has been having a great weekend! Where we live ( Western NC) we have had some pretty crazy weather  the last couple of weeks and this Sunday we finally got a pretty day! As soon as we finished breakfast we all decided to just get outside and go for a walk ...

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How to plan a unit study

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How to plan a unit study We love unit studies! I think it’s a great way to wrap several subjects up in one study! It is not hard to plan one as long as you do a little planning first. I have included some steps below that will help you plan your next unit study. I will try to keep ...

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Don’t fear the potato! Healthier options for your toppings!

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Don’t fear the potato!!   I love baked potatoes. When I decided to get healthy I thought I would have to give them up. After doing some research I found out I didn’t! Potatoes are healthy, what I put on top of them was not. Simple fix – Find some healthier options other than butter and salt to top my ...

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MMM link up party #12

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MMM link up party #12   We are back!!! After taking some time off for the holidays and some site maintenance we are back and going strong! I have to say I missed reading everyones posts.I hope you all had a great Christmas and a wonderful New Year! Anyone have any New Years resolutions or did you get anything super ...

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Teaching Character with Cookies

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Teaching Character with Cookies     I love when good ideas literally fall into your lap. I was at my local library looking for alligator books becasue we were kind of doing a letter of the week idea with my youngest at the time. Nothing real serious, just some fun books. This one  literally dropped in my lap from the ...

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Crock pot Spaghetti Sauce

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Crock pot Spaghetti Sauce We eat spaghetti at least once a week. It is a easy and cheap meal that you can make a lot of. Plus it is really easy to sneak in some good nutrition to this meal! I recently started making mine in the crockpot. Why you ask? Well becasue I made it one time in the ...

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MMM link up party#11

Adventures in Mindful Living - AIML Amber Neal A Mindful Mommy

MMM link up party # 11!!   Hello everyone ! I hope everyone has had a great week! I have really enjoyed reading through your posts this past week! Every week all of you just keep posting great recipes,crafts,ideas,inspiration and savings! I love it!! I have been pinning away from your blogs and sharing some of them on our facebook ...

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SchoolhouseTeachers.com Review

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SchoolhouseTeachers.com Review I was recently very honored to be asked to join the Schoolhouse Review Crew. I of course jumped at it because I love doing reviews, but what I loved more was The Old Schoolhouse company. Their magazine was such a blessing to me when I first started homeschooling , and it has continued to be one of my ...

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Super Lentil Dip

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Super Lentil Dip All week I have been showing you how to make several meals from this crockpot meal , this is the third meal  I made from my leftovers.First lets recap our meals so far. First meals was the Easy Mexican Crockpot Meal (find it by clicking here). The second meal was the Yummy Enchiladas ( find it by clicking ...

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Suave Family Products Review

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Suave Family Products Review     A couple of months ago I joined this company called Influenster.They send you products, you try them out, and let your readers know what you think about them.Seemed easy enough, so I joined. I loved that I was never pressured to write a good review, I was just asked to be honest. I like ...

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Yummy Enchiladas

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Yummy Enchiladas   I will include a grocery list at the very bottom of this post for everything you need to make this meal along with the recipe links to make it easier for you!    Yesterday I showed you how to make an amazing tasting,cheap,and healthy meal in the crockpot. If you missed it click here to get the ...

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Easy Mexican Crock pot Casserole

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Easy Mexican Crock pot Casserole I already shared one of my favorite sweet treats in the crock pot so now I want  to share one of my favorite  super easy meals.Easy Mexican Crock pot Casserole is one of the easiest and cheapest meals you can make. When one of my new friends posted this for MMM link up I knew I ...

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Red Lentil Taco Dip

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 Red Lentil Dip This is one of our favorite lunches. It is super easy to make and very easy to adapt to whatever your family likes. I have picky eaters so the only spices I use are a little bit of garlic powder. After I make it I serve my kids their meal and then I mix in salsa too ...

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MMM link up party #10

Adventures in Mindful Living - AIML Amber Neal A Mindful Mommy

MMM link up party #10 Hello everyone! I hope everyone has had a great week! This week was a little rough for us. Our beloved family dog had to be put down. She was a very loyal friend and will be very missed. I am sure some of you know the feelings we are all feeling right now. But life ...

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