One Recipe Book You Can’t Go Without

Write To Me - Recipes Passed Down
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Ever find yourself in a rut wishing you had Aunt Suzie’s spectacular zucchini recipe? Maybe Great-Grandma Karen’s classic Chocolate Cake recipe? Yeah, I feel you. I have been there too many times to count. Even if I ask for the recipe, I don’t have anywhere to store it so that I don’t lose it. So into the cabinet, it goes stuck in a random book where I hope to find it next time I need it. I recently came across a new type of recipe book though and it is a huge game changer when it comes to storing family recipes. Potentially a new family heirloom? An heirloom of recipes but an heirloom no less.

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Innovative Multi-Flask to Up Your Water Intake

It is known that increasing your water intake has positive outcomes when it comes to our bodies. Especially when it comes to skin care and weight loss. Two HOT topics that women are constantly being bombarded with. What if I told you that there is a multi-flask out there that could change your whole outlook on ingesting more water as well as other beverages?

Precidio Multi-Flask
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Easy Summer Fashion for Busy Moms

Well, we finally made it to summer! I don’t know about you, but I’m loving the sunshine and warm weather. But, then I knew it was important to start looking for easy summer fashion for busy moms, like me.

Easy Summer Fashion for Busy Moms
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At the beginning of summer, our family took a big, much needed vacation. Basically, it was our way of detoxing from all the hurried demand of the school year.

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Tried-And-True Cruelty Free Makeup Products That Are Worth Your Money

When it comes to makeup, I am picky. I started looking at ingredients when my son was born. Whether it was household cleaning products and even my own makeup products. For many years, I stuck with natural mineral makeup. Now, I focus on cruelty free and natural beauty!

We tried a brand that offers tried-and-true makeup products that are worth your money!

Tried-And-True Cruelty Free Makeup Products That Are Worth Your Money
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I’ve seen OFRA Cosmetics everywhere online. OFRA Cosmetics is also available at ULTA Beauty too. I only had one of their products on hand and enjoy using it. It’s one of their highlighters! Since I am fairly new to their brand, I am thankful they offered to send me a variety of products. I gave them the foundation colors I use from another brand and they sent me two foundations to try. 

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We Found A Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker In Time For Summer Adventures

Summer is here. Are you ready for adventures in the sun, at the pool, or even at the beach? We found a waterproof bluetooth speaker that fits any lifestyle!

JBL Charge 4 - Outside Listening
JBL Charge 4 – Outside Listening
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Summer is here and that means that most people are outdoors, vacationing, or relaxing. There’s nothing worse than hanging out outside or with friends and having no music to liven up the party and worse than that, is having music when suddenly your speaker runs out of battery life. Well, JBL has a solution to that problem.

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Shave Less with These Subtle Changes

Summer is here and the weather is HOT! It is safe to assume, we have all taken our shorts, skirts, and bathing suits out of the closet. This also means adding the extra time during our shower to shave. No more pants or sweats to cover up that hair sadly! I have to admit that shaving is my least favorite part of summer. It only takes a few minutes but I loathe feeling like the smoothness of my legs isn’t lasting as long as I would like it to.

Shave Less With These Subtle Changes
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One Bug Your Toddler is Going to Love

One Bug Your Toddler Is Going to Love
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I have been on the hunt for new items that may appeal to my children for a while now. Educationally and play based. Finding toys that also appeal to my youngest daughters sensory seeking tendencies is even better. She’s a take something for what it’s worth and leave the rest behind type of child. I am ecstatic to say, we have finally found a bug that appeals to her interests perfectly.

That’s right, a BUG! A HEXBUG nano junior that is, but a bug nevertheless.

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Getting Summer Ready with the Best Affordable Prescription Sunglasses

Sunglasses that have a high quality feel with affordable, low prices!

affordable sunglasses
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My vision is not great and I find that it is getting progressively worse every year. I struggle to find eyeglasses and low cost frames that I can afford. Even more difficult, is finding prescription sunglasses that do not cost a fortune.

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Nail Polish Kit that Embraces Your Inner D.I.Y

Nail Polish Kit that Embraces Your Inner DIY Inside Tin
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Every few days I find myself looking through Pinterest and Instagram, trying to find the nail color that really screams out to me. Sometime’s I find myself wishing I could be more creative when it comes to making up my own colors or designs. Instantly I remind myself that I am no artist. As much I wish I was, what my mind sees and my skills can make are two planets away. I am not quite brag worthy when it comes to designs, its a work in progress. But the nail colors? Finally, I have found a kit that lets me make the colors I want!

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Allergy-Free Pockets Certified Delicious

Certified Delicious Allergy-free Pockets
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When it comes to choosing frozen foods, I’m extremely picky. Regardless of convenience, I don’t want fillers, preservatives or processed ingredients in my food. I prefer to eat as clean and possible and with products from Mikey’s I can. Their allergy-free pockets are not only free from dairy, soy, and grain, but they’re also certified delicious.

After trying a selection of their products, I was curious to know more about the name behind the brand, Mikey. It turns out, he is a classically trained chef, who worked at restaurants like Eleven Madison Park in NYC and French Laundry in Napa. While these culinary stalwarts are known for their incredible cuisine, they don’t really offer a chef the chance to share his food with diners everywhere.

Hence, Mikey’s was born.

Clean, Allergy-free Pockets
Mickey's Pockets Packaging

Mikey’s allergy-free pockets come in seven varieties, including two breakfast pockets. Since I don’t eat red meat or pork-based products, the brand kindly sent me their cheese pizza pockets and cauliflower curry pockets. Regardless of whether you are a meat eater or not, all of the pockets are soy, milk & lactose, and grain free. Additionally, they are also Paleo-friendly and low in sugar.

I must admit, I was a bit apprehensive about trying a pizza pocket featuring plant-based mozzarella. Although, plant-based cheeses have come a long way, mozzarella is still hard to pull off. This is not the case with the Mikey’s Cheese Pizza Pockets. I couldn’t even tell that the cheese wasn’t real. It was just delicious.

Mickey's Plant Based Pizza Pockets

I also really appreciate that you get two pockets in each package. At 310 calories each, they make for a great lunch or dinner option. Pair them with a salad and you have a very healthy, balanced meal.

In addition to the pizza pocket, I also tried the allergy-free Cauliflower Curry Pockets. As someone who isn’t the biggest fan of Indian food, nor is Indian food the biggest fan of me, I was also a bit apprehensive.  Thankfully, I was pleasantly surprised. These pockets were also extremely delicious. The curry flavor was not overpowering. Instead, it complimented the cauliflower and other veggies perfectly.

Allergy Free Cauliflower Curry Pockets

It is important to note that the cauliflower pockets are vegetarian and not vegan, as they do contain egg and honey. Perhaps in the future, Mikey’s will add more plant-based pocket options to their offerings. At 230 calories per serving, the Curry Cauliflower Pockets are also a great, healthy option for lunch or dinner, or even as an afternoon snack.

More Mikey’s Please

After trying out these delicious, allergy-free pockets from Mikey’s, I want more. More of the pockets, including giving the Egg and Cheese a try, as well more of their other products. The brand also makes tortillas, pizza crust, English muffins, muffin tops, and bread. All of which are made from simple, clean ingredients. I highly recommend testing them out for yourself, especially if you are looking for allergy-free foods.

Have you tried Mikey’s before? Which certified delicious, allergy-free pocket would you try?

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