Don’t Forget Santa’s Milk and Cookies This Christmas

Don't Forget Santa's Milk and Cookies This Christmas

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For as long as I can remember, leaving out milk and cookies for Santa has been the tradition my family has followed. Of course, we leave our Rudolph and his pals carrots as well because who would deliver Santa’s gifts from the North Pole without them?

I have to admit that baking homemade cookies just isn’t my thing. I have tried time and time again to bake them but they NEVER come out like the magazines. Burnt, too hard, undercooked, the wrong shape and about every other worst case scenario is the luck I have when it comes to baking cookies. Now they don’t have to. With Giorgio Cookie Company, I can order my picture perfect cookies ahead of time and avoid the hassle entirely. Santa doesn’t want burnt cookies after all.

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Have a Sweet Day with Assorted Swedish Gummies

Have a Sweet Day with Assorted Swedish Gummies

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Snacks disappear quickly in my house. For some reason, it always seems that the gummies are the first to go and more often than not, it’s my big kid (the 30 year old spouse) that snatches them all up. I try to peak my toddler’s interest with name brand gummy snacks but she seems to want fruit roll ups instead. Obviously I want them to eat healthier but that’s not going to happen. Instead, I try to swap their favorites for natural alternatives that have no hard to pronounce chemicals.

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Products You Need In Your Kitchen

Products You Need In Your Kitchen

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As someone who is just starting their adventures in cooking, I’ve found some products you need in your kitchen. I’m not usually the cook in our family as my husband loves to cook, but recently I’ve decided that I want to be more involved. It’s not that I’m bad in the kitchen I just haven’t ever been much for cooking. I love to bake but cooking just really isn’t my thing.

Products You Need In Your Kitchen

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Beauty Brite Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Beauty Brite Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Welcome to our Holiday Gift Guide 2018! We are so excited about this year’s gift guide and hope you enjoy!  This post is a collaboration between a few of our writers!

While you’re here, feel free to check out our Holiday Gift Guide 2017! Thank you for your continued support! We write for YOU!

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Unique Ways to Storing Food and Keeping Hydrated

Fun with Food and Beverage Storage with Vaya Life, Wellslock, and Ice Shaker

Unique Ways to Storing Food and Keeping Hydrated

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I feel like as a parent and even a mom, we are expected to be prepared. Don’t get me wrong, I love being a mom. I had no idea I could love someone so much! As a mom, I like to be prepared, especially when we have to leave the house, whether for a few hours or even overnight or longer!

Every mom knows what I mean. You bring snacks, extra baby stuff, wet wipes, juice boxes, water, toys, books, movies, games, etc.

Are you looking for unique ways to storing food and keeping hydrated on-the-go?

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Boost Your Morning with Nitro Brew and Cold Brew Coffee

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Get Excited About the Day with Cold Brew Coffee

I work a desk job and sometimes it is difficult to find that push I need to start my day. I have the great opportunity of flexing my schedule so that I can have Friday’s off but, unfortunately, that means I work 10 hour days Monday – Thursday. Sometimes the days drag on and I hit that mid-morning and mid-afternoon wall and I go searching the break-room for coffee.

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Gardening for the Brown Thumb

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Recently, I have been trying to teach my daughter how to grow food and flowers as she is learning so much while in her preschool class. They have been going over how flowers grow, why leaves change, and where food comes from. However, I will be the first to admit that I have NO gardening experience whatsoever. I was raised by my Southern grandmother and while she grew up on a farm and had a garden of her own, the green thumb did not pass down.

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Honey Creams for the Holiday Season

Honey Creams make Perfect Holiday Gifts

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The Holidays are fast approaching and I am gearing up by pulling out my decorations and favorite Holiday recipes. Every year, for Christmas, I make gifts for ‘my boys’ and put them under the tree. Granted, my boys aren’t exactly boys anymore (my dad and younger brothers) but they still love opening those bags and seeing their favorite goodies wrapped in Christmas treat bags.

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Switch up your Game Day Snacks

Get Game Day ready with these Salsa Options

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It’s October which means football is in full swing. We live in the South which means we celebrate the four seasons; Winter, Spring, Summer, and FOOTBALL. In my house, Saturday is dedicated to College Football and Sunday is dedicated to the Pro games. We watch every Carolina Panthers game and I am proud to say we’ve had a strong season so far.

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Cinnamon Apple Chips Are Is A Must Try Fall Recipe

Cinnamon Apples Chips Are A Must Try Fall Recipe

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It is finally the season where apple picking is in full swing. Hayrides, petting zoos, apple cider, apple picking, and pumpkin picking make for a spectacular afternoon out with the family. However, if you are anything like me, when its all said and done I am left wondering what am I supposed to do with all these apples? What recipe can I find to meet the taste buds of my family so they will demolish all of these apples before they rot?

Don’t get me wrong, my kids LOVE apples but not to the extent to match the number of apples we picked on our weekend trip to the Apple Orchard. There is only so much applesauce I can make. So I did what anyone else does, and started googling away.

The biggest problem I found was that it seemed like there was only one component I liked from recipes which left me to continue on my search. I gave my Grandmother a call and she gave me the perfect idea of what to do with the apples. I do not take full credit for this recipe as there are so many variations on the internet, cookbooks, etc. I am just sharing the recipe that I have gone by and worked best for my needs.

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