September Superfood: Peppers

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The pepper family has many color and sweet members! These beauties are rich in Vitamin A, a key nutrient for eye health, and Vitamin C, which makes your skin glow (by boosting collagen production and helping heal blemish scars). Every grocery store and late summer Farmer's Market should have an array of peppers for you to choose from this month. Choose from: Bell Peppers: These mild peppers (red are the sweetest and one of the healthiest) boast antioxidants that help fight failing … [Read More...]

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Vera Bradley: Extra 25% off Sale Items + Free Shipping

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Okay Vera Bradley fans, there is a great Labor Day sale on Vera Bradley items. Today only you can score an extra 25% off Vera Bradley sale items. Plus Vera Bradley is offering free shipping on any order! This is rare to have a sale offer and free shipping on the same day! Make sure you look at all patterns of a particular style as prices will vary. The extra 25% will automatically apply - no coupon code required. Score This Deal! Expires 9/1/14. … [Read More...]

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Work Week Menu Plan: Labor Day

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Happy Labor Day! We have had a wonderful weekend as a family! It seems like Labor Day means the end of summer; although the weather here in Virginia was hotter this weekend than it has been all summer! Soccer starts up this week so we will once again be on the run balancing work, school, karate, soccer and my workouts. Easy meals will be necessary for most weeknight meals! If you are new to Menu Planning, check out my tips on creating a menu plan. Monday- Venison Tenderloin, potatoes, … [Read More...]

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Food & Recipes

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Work Week Menu Plan: Labor Day

Happy Labor Day! We have had a wonderful weekend as a family! It seems like Labor Day means the end of summer; although the weather here in Virginia was hotter this weekend than it has been all summer! Soccer starts […]

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Beef Checkoff: Marinated Beef Kabobs Recipe | #MC

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for the Beef Checkoff for Cats. I received products to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. Beef – It’s what’s for dinner! […]

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Try Something New: Mizuna

Many of us may not know it, but we’ve probably tried mizuna. It is commonly found in salad mixes. The feathery leaves may appear in green spring mix blends. I (Litsa) recently picked up a box of organic ‘power greens’ […]

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Health & Wellness

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September Superfood: Peppers

The pepper family has many color and sweet members! These beauties are rich in Vitamin A, a key nutrient for eye health, and Vitamin C, which makes your skin glow (by boosting collagen production and helping heal blemish scars). Every […]

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Fitness: Get Moving With Your Kids

Two years ago the word “workout” was just a thought in my brain. I would talk about the need to workout, but never really make the effort to get moving. Getting into a fitness routine is hard at first. But […]

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Beyond the Banana: Potassium-Rich Foods

If you’re like me (Litsa) bananas always make the grocery list! There are always bananas on our kitchen counters for easy snacking! They are known for their potassium-richness—and for a family of three on the go, perfect. But what else […]

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Coupons

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Dining Out Deals: Jamba Juice + More

  The weekend is here and it’s time for the restaurant deals and coupon roundup! If you are eating out this weekend, make sure to take a coupon along! Bakers Square Coupon: $5 off 2 entree and 2 drinks. Expires […]

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SavingStar Healthy Offer: Save 20% off Bananas

Are you looking for a healthy food coupon!?! Here it is—-SavingStar wants to give you back 20% on your purchase of Bananas in one single transaction. ACTIVATE the coupon in your SavingStar Account today and shop before 9.1.14 at participating […]

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Refresh Your Routine w/ Healthy Essentials Coupons | #Moms4JNJConsumer #ad

Have your children gone back to school yet? Even though my boys have been in school for two weeks now, we are still adjusting to our new routine. By the end of the week, my boys are tired (although they […]

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Retail Therapy

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Vera Bradley: Extra 25% off Sale Items + Free Shipping

Okay Vera Bradley fans, there is a great Labor Day sale on Vera Bradley items. Today only you can score an extra 25% off Vera Bradley sale items. Plus Vera Bradley is offering free shipping on any order! This is […]

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$5 Magazine Sale | As Low as $0.42 an Issue

The Amazon deal of the day is for $5 magazine subscriptions! There are popular magazines for both men and women listed! Some of these magazines I rarely see at this price for a year subscription such as O, The Oprah […]

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FREE Greeting Card

This Labor Day weekend Treat is offering everyone a great freebie! Right now you can score one free personalized greeting card! Send a Grandparent’s Day card, a thank you card, a birthday card or any card of your choice! You […]

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Country Life

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Country Life: New Egg Layers

About a week ago our mama hen, Brown Town, started laying eggs again! I was a bit surprised that she started laying eggs since the baby chicks are just 7 weeks old. The last time she raised a chick, it […]

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Country Life: Mama Hen Feeding Baby Chicks

Our baby chicks that were hatched by our mother hen (Brown Town), are now three weeks old! They are growing so fast. While we were on vacation last week we lost one of the chicks. Our pet sitter never saw […]

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Country Life: Broody Hen and Juvenile Pullets

Back in April we purchased six pullet chicks. We had been keeping them in our greenhouse which we turned into a chick nursery. When the chicks get big enough and the night time temperatures stabilize, we place the juvenile pullets […]

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Home Management

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Wanted: TEA Time

Tea does a body good! And tea time with my mother on the veranda at our summer home in Greece will always be a favorite of mine (Litsa’s)…. Although these hands cupping this cup of tea are not my mother’s, […]

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Favorite Lunch Packing Supplies

I thought it would be helpful to share the items that I use to pack my boy’s school lunches. Since both the boys and I pack lunch almost everyday, we have come across items that work really well. I have […]

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Back to School Hack: Prepare the Night Before

As the school years go by, I learn more and more hacks to keep life simple. From experience, I have learned that to keep the morning routine running smoothly I need to prepare as much as possible the night before. […]

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Ways to Save

SavingStar Healthy Offer: Save 20% off Bananas

Are you looking for a healthy food coupon!?! Here it is—-SavingStar wants to give you back 20% on your purchase of Bananas in one single transaction. ACTIVATE the coupon in your SavingStar Account today and shop before 9.1.14 at participating […]

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Earn $15 From Amazon Mom

Need some Amazon credit? Well here is an easy way to earn money from Amazon! If you refer your friends to Amazon Mom and they make a purchase, you will get a $15 credit. Even better, your friend will get […]

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Checkout51: New Offers for Thursday, August 21st

Whether you shop at Kroger, Wal-Mart—-Sam’s or Aldi….have a smartphone or not, you will want to give Checkout51 a try this week! If you have already shopped this week, you’ll want to note that Checkout51 offers NEW items to earn […]

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Gardening

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How to Regrow Green Onions

Don’t be so fast to throw out the bulb ends of your green onions! My brother texted me a picture of his store bought green onions that he is regrowing! Many recipes call for just the green part of a […]

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Keep Receipts for Trees & Plants

Did you know that many stores offer a one year guarantee on trees and plants? There is a good reason to keep your receipts when landscaping your yard! We plant new fruit trees each spring. Our goal is to one […]

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How to Cure Garlic

A few weeks ago I noticed that the garlic in my garden was ready to harvest. This is the biggest garlic harvest I have every had! Garlic takes awhile to grow and usually it is planted in the fall. In […]

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