How to Make Macaroni Salad

macaroni-saladsI’ve never been a big fan of mayonnaise-based salads. Now don’t get me wrong, I like mayonnaise on my sandwiches, on my burgers, even on my hot dogs sometimes. But too much mayonnaise in my potato salad or macaroni salad, and… I just can’t. One day though, out of nowhere, I suddenly started craving macaroni salad. But again, I didn’t want it to be too mayonnaise-y. So I decided to make my own. And surprisingly, I learned how to make macaroni salad pretty easily.

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Serving the Best to My Baby with Beech-Nut Organic

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As a new mom, I’m just starting to feed solids to my daughter. I only want her to eat the freshest and most nutritious food in the world, and because as a baby she’s more susceptible to chemicals, I want it to be without any artificial ingredients or preservatives. Oh yeah, and it has to be tasty too! (more…)

How to Make Pickled Beets

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They may be messy, and kind of weird, but I love beets. I know they’re not for everybody, but they’re a big favorite in my family. My grandma used to make pickled beets all the time, but I never fully appreciated them until I was in my 20s. Lately I’ve been wanting to know how to make pickled beets, so I tried it out. It’s super easy, and there are tons of things you can do with pickled beets! (more…)

4 Ways To Improve Your Outdoor Living Area

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Unless you live in perpetual winter, everyone loves a lazy Sunday afternoon outdoors. Whether you’re having a barbeque, playing with your dog, or reading a book with a glass of pinot, outdoors is the place to be. If you think you could be making more of your outdoor life, have a look through the tips below to see what you could improve. (more…)

Diy Vision Boards Ideas and Tips

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Okay, so I have sort of an embarrassing story. A few weeks ago I got invited to a blogger event for Athleta UTC – it’s a fitness clothing store here in San Diego. In addition to some fun giveaways in the store, they had a free yoga session. I haven’t been working on my fitness too much lately, and it’s definitely been YEARS since I’ve done yoga, but I thought it would be fun. And it was fun… until the next day. (more…)

Diy Rubberband Helicopter with Galileo Educational Summer Camps

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My daughter has yet to experience her first summer, and she’s definitely not old enough to go to summer camp, but I definitely remember childhood days of being “so bored” during the summer. It’s every parent’s tedious task during the summer: finding activities to engage their kids. But what if you could find a summer camp that your kids love? A summer camp that engrosses them in art projects, science challenges and outdoor activities that make them laugh, think and express themselves with complete freedom? (more…)

How to Give Your Backyard a Makeover this Weekend

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Short on time but need to give your backyard a makeover? It might sound impossible, but with some creative thinking you can completely rejuvenate your backyard in as little time as one weekend. The best thing about these quick makeovers is they cost nearly nothing at all. Read on to find out how you can makeover your backyard this weekend. (more…)

Easter Diy Centerpiece

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Hoppy Easter, everybody! I hope you’re enjoying some lovely spring weather, and if not, I hope you can enjoy some soon! Today I’m sharing with you this super easy Easter egg centerpiece that I made for my home. In fact, it was so easy, I almost didn’t blog about it. I mean, it just seems TOO easy. But I often find that the easiest crafts are my favorite on Pinterest. Why? Because I KNOW I can do them. And sometimes, you just can’t think of how to craft something until you see it. (more…)

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