5 Frugal Ways Towards a Healthier Body

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Today, I'm sharing a simple yet powerful post with you, inspired by the Sara Lee® 45 Delightful People Program. When asked to share my personal story that helped me fuel a transformation, it gave me an opportunity to really evaluate how small changes can make a big difference. Interested, then read on! After my second pregnancy, I found it very hard to get fit again, and the extra flab on my … [Read more...]

Frozen Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

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Though I'm a foodie and I love trying out new recipes, I'm very picky when it comes to choosing a cookbook for my experiments. in fact, I don't even go and buy every new recipe book that I see on the market, I barely have like 12 cookbooks, and though these days blogs (like mine and my fellow bloggers:)) are what drive a lot of recipe creation in the culinary world, I do love my cookbooks and I … [Read more...]

DIY: Easy Snowflake Candle Centerpiece

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Who doesn't like decking up their homes during the holidays? but that does not necessarily mean that you need to buy expensive decorations. Every year I try to do something different during our Holiday decorations. Being a DIY fan, I love scouring Dollar stores, craft stores and the clearance sections in other stores to collect stuff that I can repurpose to make something beautiful. Making a … [Read more...]

14 Fancy Holiday Cookies & Bars

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I'm sure you all have a list of Holiday delicacies that you are going to bake for friends and family; but if you are looking for something new and exciting, yet easy enough to make and impress your guests with, then this post is for you. Below, I share with you 14 festive and fancy holiday cookies and bars that will deck your holiday table with lots of cheer. From hot favorites like Double … [Read more...]

Super Moist Double Chocolate Cake

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If you are like me, I'm sure there's a lot of baking already happening in your kitchen! and while I love sweet treats, I do understand the importance of keeping it under check and making them as healthy as possible. That's why I always try to make healthier substitutions in my dessert recipes, like swap refined flour for whole grain, brown sugar or honey instead of white, olive oil instead of … [Read more...]

How To Get Your Kids To Help With Household Chores?

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It's never too early to start teaching your kids about being Responsible, and one of the easiest ways you can do this is by allowing them to help around the house, so give them a mop and let them take a go at it! A few people might say that it is too early to get your kids involved in household chores, unless they are around 10 years old. But I am a bit old-school in my thinking when it comes to … [Read more...]

Avocado & Chocolate Chip Semi Freddo

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Summer is slowly starting to show its colors, as the days get longer and brighter down here in Northern California! The garden is blooming, and we've already had glimpses of hot sunny days when sipping a cold coffee or eating an ice cream out in the backyard has become a favorite family activity. So to celebrate the weather outside, we tried a new recipe last week. Frozen Avocado SemiFreddo. Yes, … [Read more...]

Fantastic Fall Recipes That Your Family Will Love

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Fall has set in already!! The light drizzle combined with a chill in the air and the maple leaves covering my front yard is proof enough that Autumn is here to stay! As it starts getting chilly outside, its time to turn on the heat inside, and by inside, I mean your kitchen! Looking for some great seasonal recipes that salute Fall? then you are at the right place....Check out my collection for … [Read more...]

No Bake Cheesecake Recipe With Red Velvet Cookie Crust

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Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. However, the choice of ingredients, the recipe idea and the photos are all mine alone. #ChooseSmart #CollectiveBias I love entertaining, and it gives me a nice feeling to be able to please people with my food. But sometimes you want entertaining to be fuss-free, and yet not have to compromise on the … [Read more...]

Chocolate & Peanut Butter Granola Pancakes

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Every Saturday is Pancake day in our house. We start off with a delicious pancake breakfast IHOP style, with some cheesy scrambled eggs on the side! And since this is a weekly fare, I try to create different kinds of pancakes so it doesn't get boring, and also try to sneak in some healthy ingredients that would make the morning meal more nutritious for my kiddo. Last week I decided to make some … [Read more...]