That Time I Hugged Our Trashman...

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You guys, I just have the SWEETEST story that must be shared. A few months ago, I shared a sweet video of my kids giving our hardworking trashmen granola bars. Since then, my 3 year old son, Tyler has…

Painting Pumpkins

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Let the record show that I am pro-pumpkin carving. I have lots of fond memories of doing it as a kid and for sure look forward to do it with mine. However, at this stage in life, an activity that involves…

The Gift of a Granola Bar

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Monday mornings are a big deal around our house. Reason for all the excitement? Trash day. My kids not only love trash day because of the huge trucks that give them a honk and a wave but they have…

Halloween Adventures and Hy-Vee Walk the Aisles

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Now that my oldest is 4, we have officially entered into the Halloween madness that occurs once a year. I mean, you guys. This holiday is crazy. It's super fun but it was also slight madness at times. First…

Hy-Vee Freezer Cooking Classes: Why We Are BIG Fans

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Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Hy-Vee but opinions are all mine!  You guys. Last night, we had so much fun at a freezer cooking class at Hy-Vee. Before I launch in to tell you all about…
How I save time and money by shopping for groceries using HyVee aisles online

Groceries Delivered to My Doorstep: A Review of Hy-Vee Aisles Online

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Hey guys. I've been itching to share this video and post with you for so many reasons. Kick back (for like 3 minutes) and give it a watch. Then read on for more info! (This post is sponsored by HyVee.…

Video: Best Way to Cut Corn from a Cob

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This kitchen tip concludes our week of dorky, life-changing videos, including How to Chop an Onion and Tips for Juicing a Lime, that were taken while making this delicious Roasted Corn and Black Bean Salsa…
How to juice a lime

Video: Tips & Tricks for Juicing a Lime

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We're back again (remember the onion chopping trick from yesterday?) to share another kitchen tip I showed Polly while we were making yummy Roasted Corn and Black Bean Salsa last week. This short video…
A short video tutorial on the easiest way to chop an onion

Video: How to Chop an Onion Like a Pro

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Polly and I had a lot of fun one morning last week developing a freezable Roasted Corn and Black Bean Salsa and also making a version that can be canned, as well. Life as a food blogger is rough,…

Video Bloopers: Why Shred Your Own Cheese?

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In case you missed it, yesterday I shared Three reasons why you should shred cheese at home. If you read it, you know that in the post I share a little video of how to shred cheese using a food processor.…

Why Shred Your Own Cheese?

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"Why would I waste time shredding my own cheese when I can just buy a bag of pre-shredded cheese?" Three Answers: 1) It Saves Money 2) You Can Avoid Consuming Unnecessary Additives 3) Shredded…

Helping the Homeless Video

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There is no way for us to know how God will use the small acts of faith that we do in our everyday lives. Because of one conversation I had with a homeless man, now hundreds are being helped and blessed…

Video from Rachel: Top 10 Toddler Books

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