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Through Every Open Door…

  Through every open door…are endless opportunities just waiting to be explored. Are you ready to step over the threshold? Adventure awaits…. Happy Wednesday my friends.        

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Snow Cone Cupcakes

This is a recipe for snow cone cupcakes will have your holiday barbecue guests saying OOOH’s & AHHH’s when placed on the dessert table. These little gems are fun to make & bring out the kid in all who are lucky enough to take a bite. I say lucky, because when I brought these to a July… 

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strawberry rhubarb muffin

Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins: The Perfect Summer Treat!

    After a winter that seemed to never end, summer has finally arrived in Upstate NY and it is glorious! The gardens have been cautious with their growth for fear of a surprise cold snap, but Mother Nature has been kind and now plants are on overdrive to blossom. I signed up for my… 

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Naturally Fresh with Toms of Maine

Stay Fresh Naturally with Tom’s of Maine

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Recently, I read a study that revealed those born in the fall months tend to be more athletic. I am a fall baby (October) and I would say that for me, this statement is true. I’ve been an active person for as long… 

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Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches Price Chopper eatpicks

Summer savings make Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches taste even sweeter

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. Growing up in Upstate NY, when you say Price Chopper, everyone knows exactly what supermarket you are talking about. They have been a place I have… 

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Brewery Ommegang Tour

Earlier this month, we took a short road trip to visit and tour the Brewery Ommegang, nestled in the rolling hills just outside Cooperstown, NY. It has been a place my husband has wanted to visit for the last 10 years and why we waited so long to finally take a drive out is beyond… 

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A “Blogaversary” Throw Back Thursday Post

Funny how after a while you tend to forget certain anniversaries. Earlier this week, Mom Got Blog celebrated five years of blogging. Yep, five whole years. I used to make a big deal about it; giveaways…parties…special posts….this year? A whole lotta nothin’. That’s ok. Life has been pretty hectic around here and priorities are geared… 

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Quinoa PB & Jelly Oatmeal

When the calendar flipped to a brand New Year, I wanted to try to incorporate even more healthy items into my diet like substituting Greek yogurt for sour cream or coconut oil for canola. One surprise I came upon was the substitution of Quinoa for my rice. I was so pleasantly surprised at how much… 

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Wordful Wednesday Tribute to Maya Angelou

I first met her words when she shared “Why the Caged Bird Sings” and then again with “The Heart of a Woman.” She inspired me with her words, her grace and her voice. Yes, even her voice was smooth as silk and I could listen to her read out loud as the day is long. It… 

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