25 Game Day Snacks | Must Make Appetizer Recipes

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So the New England Patriots are officially headed to the Superbowl again and, since Mr. Claire is from Boston, it's clear we now have to be ready for the inevitable "game day party", right? Ok, alright.  I'll be honest.  We kind of love "snacky snacks" anyway so here is a … [Read more...]

Cheddar Cornbread Recipe | Comfort Food & Winter In Florida

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Thank you to Collective Bias, Inc. and Marie Callender's for partnering with me on my Cheddar Cornbread recipe.  All opinions, including the ones about snow, are 100% my own. #WarmthInACrust #CollectiveBias You know I love comfort food and there is no better time to make it than … [Read more...]

Easy Strawberry Chocolate Cake Cookies | Valentine’s Treat Ideas

Strawberry Chocolate Cake Cookies - Easy To Make and a perfect Valentines Day treat - pm2

I don't know about you but I am really happy it's Friday!  January has been a crazy busy month so far and I am ready for the weekend and looking forward to enjoying a little fun time with my boys. I didn't really have much time to write or make anything this past week but these Strawberry … [Read more...]

Date Night Beauty Essentials | My Newest Addiction

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Hi everyone!  It's me, Laura from My Newest Addiction back with another monthly Beauty post for you all. Since Valentine's Day is around the corner I wanted to bring you a Date Night Beauty Essentials round up.  Let's start with the lips. I feel like it is super … [Read more...]

Red Pepper, Bacon and Onion Tart | A Valentine’s Day Recipe Idea

Roasted Red Pepper and Bacon Tart - A Perfect Valentines Day Recipe

Looking for a little something special to make for someone you love?  I am bringing back this delicious Red Pepper, Bacon & Onion Tart from the archives - two year old pictures and all - since many of you might have missed it.   It is a perfect "breakfast in bed" idea for … [Read more...]

Easy Black And White Cookie Bars | Simply Gloria

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Well hello, my friends!  It's me, Gloria from Simply Gloria and I'm back to share with you a most addicting sweet treat!  It's a new year with new goals.  But it's time to break away (for a little bit) with a well deserved piece of decadence! Black and White Cookie Bars are layered … [Read more...]

DIY Stress Away Bath Scrub | Healthy Living, Healthy Home Series

DIY Stress Away Bath Scrub - this is so easy to make and it take wellness and relaxation to a whole new level. 2

Hi everyone!  I am so excited to share this fabulous Stress Away Bath Scrub with you all and but I am even more excited to launch our new "Healthy Living, Healthy Home: Embracing Wellness"  series today along with seven other amazing ladies.   We also have a really … [Read more...]

Low Calorie Slow Cooker Sausage and Pork Cassoulet

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Looking for something hearty and warm for these cold Winter nights?  This slow cooker Sausage and Pork Cassoulet is simple to make and it is so rustic and filling.  And did I mention it's only 239 calories a serving?   How's that for a bonus for anyone who is working to get back in … [Read more...]

Creating Tray Vignettes | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

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    Hi everyone, it's Amy from Ms. Toody Goo Shoes, and I'm back here at Claire's for the first Home and Garden post of the new year. You know how you get it in your head sometimes that you just have to have something? This happens to me all the time. It can be a pair of shoes, a … [Read more...]

Roast Beef and Cheddar Mini Pot Pies | Game Day Snacks

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Is anyone ready for some game day fun?  Don't tell anyone but I have to admit I love game day snacks a little - ok a lot - more than I like the actual football part but, hey.  It's always fun to get together with friends and I can't just showing up empty handed, right? Everyone has their … [Read more...]

The End Is The Beginning | My One Word For 2015

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"Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us." - Hal Borland Happy New Year!  We have our traditional black eyed peas simmering away and we are just enjoying the day together.  Some people love "happy endings" and so … [Read more...]

All Things Healthy, Clean & Organized | 60+ Ideas To Kick Off The New Year

All Things Healthy Clean and Organized - 60+ Inspiring Ideas, Recipes and Tutorials for the New Year

It seems like no matter where I look online so many people are saying the same thing: " I cannot BELIEVE it's almost 2015".  And I can't either! What in the world just happened??  They DO say "time flies when you're having fun" but I've pretty much decided that the older we get, time … [Read more...]

The Year We Lost Everything | Secrets Of The Good Life

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"The good life".  I didn't know what it meant but I used to think we had it.  And then, for a long time, I felt like we had lost it all and that we'd never really have it again.   It's taken some years... some time to set some distance between what happened for me to … [Read more...]

Fresh Veggie Flatbread with Cilantro Lime Dressing | Healthier Choices For The New Year

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Looking for some lighter options after all of the holiday food and decadent desserts?  I know I sure am.  While I still plan on indulging on some amazing New Year's Eve appetizers  it's definitely time to start making some healthier choices in the new year! Now I know there are … [Read more...]

New Year’s Eve Appetizers & Party Food Ideas

New Year's Eve Appetizers & Party Food Ideas

New Year's Eve Appetizers & Party Food Ideas: I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas, my friends!  Did any of you go out to score some holiday deals today? I think I'll wait a couple of days until the prices drop even more and snag a few little things to put away for next year but I am … [Read more...]