Things to Consider When Planning a Baby Shower

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Baby Shower

Planning and throwing a baby shower is a great way to not only celebrate a special event with someone you care about, but also to express your own creativity and make a memorable event for all who attend. Continue reading

Gluten Free Chicken Gumbo

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Gluten Free Chicken Gumbo

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I once heard someone following Trim Healthy Mama asked if there were an on plan version of gumbo. I’m not sure what makes regular gumbo off-plan (maybe the flour?) but I’ve come up with a version that is on plan and loaded with veggies. So it’s a one dish E meal. Of course, you can have some plan approved E bread along with it if you want. Continue reading

Love is in the Air Giveaway Hop

love is in the air

Welcome to the Love is in the Air Giveaway Hop hosted by Karen’s Got Mail! I have teamed up with a fantastic group of bloggers to share some awesome giveaways with my readers. Be sure to hop around to the participating blogs listed below and enter some fabulous giveaways, all of which are worth a minimum of $25! Continue reading

Tuesday Giveaway Link Up

Tots and Me
Welcome to Tuesday’s Giveaway Link Up with your hosts Karen @ Tots and Me, Emily @ Emily Reviews, Shelly @ The Attic Girl, and Rena @ An Ordinary Housewife.So glad you could join us as we share our giveaways on  Tuesday’s Giveaway Link Ups. 

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Healthier Victorian French Toast

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I’ve been trying to tweak many of my favorite recipes to be more “Trim Healthy Mama” friendly. So my latest experiment was to make an on-plan version of Victorian French Toast. And since I have yet to find an “S” bread I really like, I decided this one needed to be an “E.” Continue reading

All That Glitters Giveaway Hop

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Welcome to the first Hopping Bloggers Giveaway Hop of 2016 – the All That Glitters Giveaway Hop! Continue reading

Chapter Four: At King Garrick’s Castle

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Okay, for those who are still interested in the fantasy story, here is chapter 4. If you still haven’t been reading, check out the previous chapters first! Continue reading

New Technology Slashes Electricity Bills for Texans

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If you live in a deregulated market in Texas (and millions do), there is a new technology company that is helping people save 40-60% off their energy bills. I live in a 2 bedroom apartment and I can’t believe how much our electric bill is! If you’re anything like me, you you have a lot of other things to use that extra money on! Continue reading

Do I Need the New Trim Healthy Mama Books?

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Do I Need the New Trim Healthy Mama Books

Have you been following the Trim Healthy Mama plan, or at least considering it? If you are familiar with the plan at all, you probably know that Pearl and Serene (the sisters behind Trim Healthy Mama) released two new books this past fall. By, the way, if you haven’t heard of the plan before, you can read my previous post about the plan for more info on the plan itself. Anyhow, the question I have seen asked a lot is if you need to get the new books. Continue reading

Sugar Free Chocolate Milk Mix

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Who loves chocolate milk? I know I do! It’s like a staple for me. I like to use it to take my vitamins. To me, it’s so much smoother than plain water. So, a certain chocolate milk mix was always in my cabinet. Continue reading