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What to Do With Thanksgiving Leftovers?

What to Do With Thanksgiving Leftovers?

| November 28, 2014 | 25 Comments

We at ShopaholicMommy hope that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving yesterday! The last thing I am thinking about it eating because I still feel full from yesterday by I guaranteed most of your household does not feel the same way! Now that the day is over and you may be completely wiped out from some […]

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Halloween Candy: Making Healthier Choices

Halloween Candy: Making Healthier Choices

| October 20, 2014 | 10 Comments

Have you already purchased candy for Halloween? We all have our favorites: My kids love anything chewy and sticky, whereas I usually raid their stash for anything chocolate! You might be concerned about the sugar, fat and calories (not to mention additives like food coloring) are going to affect your kids over the next week […]

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Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes Recipe

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

We have been trying to make these pumpkin spice cupcakes for a couple of weeks and this weekend we finally got around to it! They were very easy to make because we used a box cake mix but they took a whole lot longer to cook in the oven than I expected. I must admit […]

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Non-Boring Brown Bag Lunches

Non-Boring Brown Bag Lunches

| August 22, 2014 | 17 Comments

Back to school is rapidly approaching! With the return to classrooms and school buses and school supplies comes a return to packing school lunches. Now that your little scholar has had all summer off, he might be a bit more inclined to be picky about his packed lunches than he was by the end of […]

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Camping with my Crock Pot and Recipes

Camping with my Crock Pot and Recipes

| October 30, 2013 | 4 Comments

I survived!  This past weekend, this single mom took three kids camping with my son’s Boy Scout Den.  Granted, I wasn’t completely alone in the wilderness with them, and I had help setting up the tent.  It was definitely a mild version of true camping, but that was exactly what I was looking for.  I […]

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Cool Weather Recipes

Cool Weather Recipes

| October 18, 2013 | 22 Comments

Now that we are firmly in fall and the temperature outside has started to noticeably cool, it’s time to start thinking about the changing the dinners we make to fit the changing season. Sure, there’s never a bad time for some dishes (pizza comes to mind) but other dishes are just so much better when […]

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Mexican Layer Dip Halloween Style

Mexican Layer Dip Halloween Style

| October 11, 2013 | 5 Comments

Mexican 7 Layer dips are a great appetizer for groups of people.  They are easy to make, and you can prepare earlier in the day and refrigerate until you are ready to use it. This dip is perfect because there is plenty of salad for those that want to avoid the more fattening ingredients.  Take a […]

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Roasting Pumpkin Seeds How To Guide and Recipes

Roasting Pumpkin Seeds How To Guide and Recipes

| October 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

When you are ready to carve your Halloween pumpkins, don’t discard the pumpkin seeds.  Pumpkin seeds, also known as pepitas are low in calories and a great snack.  They have many health benefits including natural minerals, amino acids and anti-inflammatory properties.  You can purchase pumpkin seeds at the store, but why not make your own?  […]

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Crock Pot Recipes

Crock Pot Recipes

| August 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Looking for ideas on what to make for dinner? Our resident chef has some suggestions for Crock Pot “Dinner-in-a-Pinch” Ideas!
Most days in my house are filled with school, work, homework, sports, dance class, baths, reading and usually at least one unexpected surprise.  I know, just like your house!  The crock pot being filled in the […]

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Homemade Ice Cream Truck Delights

Homemade Ice Cream Truck Delights

| July 23, 2013 | 4 Comments

One of the quintessential sounds of summer, drawing the attention of children all over the country, is the joyful tune emanating from an ice cream truck. You may have seen the joke circulating around Facebook about ice cream trucks: It says something like, “My dad always told me that the ice cream truck played music […]

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