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Recipes

Hot Chocolate Oats

This is a sponsored post. All opinions as always are mine.

These delicious and creamy Hot Chocolate Oats are just what you need as the weather starts getting colder.

There’s nothing quite like a warm cup of hot chocolate on a cold winter day. But what if you could enjoy that same delicious flavor in a healthy, hearty bowl of oats? That’s where hot chocolate oats come in.

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Travel

5 Ways to Make the Most of your Vacation

Making the most of your vacation is essential. You’ve put in your vacation time, packed, and you are ready to go. But, what if you get there and it doesn’t live up to your expectations? That is a huge bummer! Don’t let that happen and instead, follow these ways to make the most out of your vacation – 

5 Ways to Make the Most of your Vacation - Making the most of your vacation is essential. Follow these tips to make the most of your vacation.

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Home & Lifestyle Tips

Simple Ways to Update your Home this Summer

If you are searching for ways to spruce up your home without penny-pinching, these five things will freshen your home up and hopefully bump up the selling price of your home.

No matter if it is your dream home or your first home, when you first move into a new house, you have so many ideas and inspiration for what you are going to do to it over the years.

You think about how your children will grow up playing in your backyard (maybe under your renovated pergola?!), how you might add a new nursery one day, or how you could turn your basement into a movie theater. While you are daydreaming about all of the changes you could make to your home, the one thing you are not thinking about is how costly and timely a lot of updating really takes.

Don’t worry, though – there really are simple ways to update your home in 2022 without spending a fortune. If you are searching endlessly for ways to spruce up your home without penny-pinching, you are in luck because today, we are coming at you with five things that you can do to your home which will freshen it up and hopefully bump up the (future) selling price of your home.

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Recipes

Easy Vegan Triple Berry Baked Oatmeal

Simple, easy, and nutritious – this easy Triple Berry Baked Oatmeal is a healthy and quick breakfast recipe that you can make ahead of time and is perfect for busy mornings.

Triple Berry baked oatmeal

I love make-ahead breakfast recipes so I don’t have to spend time in the kitchen in the morning before heading out the door.

This simple triple berry-baked oatmeal is a healthy recipe that you can make ahead of time and have on busy mornings. It has no added sugar and it also doesn’t have any eggs so this recipe is vegan friendly.

The delicious berries give an added boost of flavor and are just what you need to get your day started off on the right track.

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Food Reviews

Goodles: The Better for you Mac & Cheese

This is a sponsored post. As always all opinions are mine.

Mac and Cheese is probably one of the most loved dishes that ever existed. And although boxed mac and cheese has somewhat of a bad rapport, let’s face it, we have eaten (& also served it to our kids) a number of times. But what if I told you that there existed a better for you Mac & Cheese (the boxed version) out there?

Say Hello to Goodles – a gooder noodle!

mac and cheese

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Home & Lifestyle Tips

How to be a Part of a Tech Community & Earn Money

This is a #sponsored post.

If you are a tech lover and would love to be part of a community where you can share your thoughts, discuss the latest technologies & earn money for voicing your opinions, this post is for you –

 

I’m excited to share that I’ve partnered with C Space to raise awareness for an online research community designed to inspire leaders in both tech and media!

If you’re a techie or happen to know a techie who loves discussing the newest smartphones to what’s streaming online this month then this community is for you!

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Recipes

Garlic Roasted Veggie Pasta

Thank you Flavor your Life & Moms Meet for sponsoring this post.

Simple easy and full of flavor – this Garlic Roasted Veggie pasta will become your go-to meal when you are pressed for time.

Garlic Roasted Veggie Pasta

Sometimes all you need is an easy and flavorful dish that you can cook without any hassle and just a few ingredients. This Garlic Roasted Veggie Pasta is one of those dishes that needs just a handful of basic ingredients and you have a delicious and flavorful meal ready in under minutes.

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Recipes

Hot Cocoa Charcuterie Board

This festive Hot Cocoa Charcuterie Board is perfect for celebrating the Holidays and will be a hit at parties.

HOLIDAY HOT COCOA BOARD - This festive Hot Cocoa Charcuterie Board is perfect for celebrating the Holidays and will be a hit at parties.

 

What’s better than Hot Cocoa? A Hot Cocoa Charcuterie Board! 

This Hot Cocoa Board is so simple to make but looks so fancy and tempting and will be the center of attraction at parties – a definite hit amongst the kids as well as grown-ups!

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