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DIY Shamrock Pin & Headband

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My middle daughter Rebekah is known for her headbands. As her signature styling piece, we have fun incorporating various holiday themes into her hair accoutrements. And so this week we turned our attention to St. Patrick’s day in an effort to make sure she was pinch-proof. Here is what we came up with, and with a little semi-homemade cheat,  you …

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The BEST Chili Recipe Known To Mankind

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This last weekend our church had a fire and ice activity where people brought homemade chili and ice cream concoctions. My husband Jen’s Guy as he is known around here on the blog, was tired of all of the other “braggards” who told him they were going to bring their award winning chili. He heard their challenges and ran with …

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Easy Eggnog Shake

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My kids love eggnog. A lot. The first time the “nog” hits the store shelves for the Holiday season, you had better believe my kids will start asking when we can bring some home. Something easy and quick I like to make for them is an eggnog shake. I know you can buy them in restaurants, but if you are …

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Entertaining In A Pinch: Easy Apple Strudel Muffins

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EasySqueezy #CollectiveBias It’s the most wonderful time of the year…. and also the busiest time of the year for many of us! As our calendar gets filled up to bursting with lots of entertaining, including opportunities to gather with friends and family. For …

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Kitchen Crafted Italian Meals At Home

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KitchenCraftedItalian #MichaelAngelosMeals #CollectiveBias Are you feeling the crunch right now? You know the crunch that comes as we slide right on past the end of Fall and go hurtling towards the Holidays?! I kind of feel like an Italian vacation might slow things …

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Easy Spruce-Up Idea: Bring Style & Comfort To Your Bathroom

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #UnbeatableComfort #KeepLifeRolling #CollectiveBias I am a master at quick and easy spruce-up decorating. The kind of projects I am talking about are the ones that require very little in the way of treasure and time. The beauty of projects like this is they …

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Delicious Dairy Free Pumpkin Ice Cream

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Hi everybody! Can you believe it is just a few short weeks away from Thanksgiving? It’s time to start thinking Turkey and of course, all things pumpkin. Since we are still working on some dairy allergies in our family, today I am excited to share with all of you a new JENerally Informed creation! A dairy-free ice cream recipe that …

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Easy To Make Hermione Wand

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This year our family went ALL out for Halloween. Usually I tell my kids to go scrounge around in each other’s closets and figure something out, but not this year! My husband Jen’s Guy and I helped our kids to pull together four pretty awesome costumes. Pictures will be coming to a blog post near you soon. We are fairly …

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Easy Pumpkin Empanadas

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You know what really bugs me? The fact that every time I go to buy an empanada, the pumpkin flavored ones are always out! It is almost like you have to get to the store the second they put them out or you are leaving the store empty handed, which I normally do. Sad, right? Anyways, have you ever had …

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Spooky Halloween Printable

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Yesterday I volunteered some time at the Kindergarten fall party with this cuteness. I can’t even… This year Anneliese is way into all things Halloween. Not the spooky of course, she is more into the whole idea of getting bags of free candy as we attend all of the upcoming trunk-or-treats we have planned from now until forever… Fellow parents, …