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  • Winter Charcuterie and Cheese Tray

    Meat and cheese trays are great for snacks, appetizers, or even a light lunch. They can be served to a crowd or just a family.

    For a few years now, charcuterie and cheese trays have been very popular. I’m always looking for ways to make cheese trays better than the last one. I have some tried and true products, I always use and when I have a crowd, I like to try new foods too. To me, cheese trays are […]

  • 12 Comfort Food Recipes You Might Want to Eat Soon…

    Winter brings this extra cozy feeling into our homes and our bellies. Bring on the comfort food!

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    Winter is almost here and that means it’s time for all the comfort food. Even though I’ve been focused on a “healthier” nutrition journey, I still love comfort food. Pasta, potatoes, rice, cheese, and even soups are some of the things I think of for “comfort” food. What’s your favorite winter comfort food? Let me […]

  • My Personal Journey with Endometriosis

    Thank you Edelweiss Study for sponsoring this post. Be sure to visit the Edelweiss Endometriosis Study landing page to see if you or a loved one qualifies to participate.

    Hi – My name is Crystal and I have endometriosis. Since the age of 20, I’ve known that I have a health condition, for which there is no cure, endometriosis. There is more research needed to help women suffering in silence. There are clinical trials, such as the Edelweiss study, which can help drive progress […]

  • 3 Ways I Tackle Stains Baking with the Kids

    This post is sponsored by Inmar Intelligence and its advertiser Church & Dwight Co, Inc. All opinions are mine alone. #MaxForceStainsOut #MyOxiClean

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    During this time of year, it’s so much fun to bake with the kids. It’s truly a family affair and it just warms my heart to make these memories with my kids. My daughter, who is the oldest out of my kids, takes the lead with baking and that’s a huge help to me. My […]

  • Mini Salted Caramel Brownie Cupcakes

    This post has been sponsored by Betty Crocker™. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

    Now that fall and winter is rolling in, my family and I are spending more time in the kitchen. My daughter is the “up and coming” chef and has an interest in baking. I’m just in the kitchen for mainly safety purposes. Her favorite thing to make is brownies. It’s been convenient to pickup up […]

  • Chicken Fried Rice Recipe + LifeInCheck™ Mobile App Help

    This shop has been compensated by Inmar Intelligence and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LifeInCheck #EBTSNAPapp

    Groceries are expensive and feeding a family can be difficult. Thankfully, in Louisiana, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), provides monthly benefits that help eligible low-income households buy the food they need for good health. According to nationwide stats, in 2019, Louisiana had roughly 500,000 SNAP/TANF households. That’s a lot of families that need additional […]

  • Healthy Meal Prep for 28 Days – Team Beachbody®

    I’m talking nutrition, meal prep, and recipes in this post. Don’t miss it! Affiliate links included.

    My wellness and fitness journey is continuing and I’m really excited about what’s ahead. If you remember, over the summer, I started working out. I went from working out none to working out almost every day. I loved the way my body felt after I finished working out. Hello endorphins! I would turn into the […]

  • 3 Essentials for an Organized Bathroom

    This shop has been compensated by Inmar Intelligence and its advertiser, Angel Soft®. All opinions are mine alone. #AngelSoftScentedTube


    It’s refreshing to walk into a clean, organized, and fresh smelling bathroom. The thing is, as a busy Mom, I don’t have a ton of time to clean on a daily basis. In order to achieve the goals I have for my bathrooms, I need systems in place to help me out. It’s definitely a […]

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