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Honey Butter Roasted Carrot Recipe – #crunchout

As one of the simplest, purest foods in this crazy over-stimulated world, Carrots are becoming a symbol for escape from the chaos. After research and study, The California Crunch, Crunch, Crunch Council found that in this chaotic world, nothing can help give us a break & snap into serenity better than the invigorating CRUNCH of a carrot. They call it “Crunching-Out!” This “Crunch Out” campaign is one I am truly excited about! As a carrot lover with a hippie soul…

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How-To Throw a Successful Impromptu Ice Cream Social : My Homemade Brand “Just Peachy” Party!

Homemade Brand is a staple here in Cincinnati. If you have never heard their story definitely click to read. It’s a real great story of boundless energy and drive. Even though Homemade Brand is now available and enjoyed in over 20 states, they still have the same simple approach from the very beginning: use the very best ingredients to make the very best ice cream. So, whether your favorite is a classic like Cookies ‘n Cream, a taste twirler like…

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Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are – Give Back with General Mills & Costco

This post is sponsored by General Mills but, as always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Did you know more than 10 million kids enter a Children’s Hospital across North America every year? To provide the best care for kids, Children’s Hospitals rely on donations and community support, as Medicaid and insurance programs do not fully cover the cost of care.  My local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital is Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. It is ranked #2 among all Honor Roll hospitals in…

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Six Best Wines for Your Holiday Party

This post is sponsored by Discount Drug Mart but all opinions are my own. I think you all know by now, Discount Drug Mart has been my one stop shop this holiday. Their minimum pricing on alcoholic beverages lets me stretch my budget and pick up all my favorite brands – and then some! I was recently in charge of bringing the wine to our girls night holiday party. In typical Shelbie fashion, I was running behind schedule. Does this…

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My Secret That Will Save You The Runaround This Holiday Party Season [Recipe]

This post is sponsored by Discount Drug Mart but all opinions are my own. I am hosting Thanksgiving once again. I am so excited! It can be a big task but I know this year I’ll be able to rest easy. I’m confident I won’t have to stress my party budget or waste time thanks to Discount Drug Mart! Discount Drug Mart has all of my favorite brands & minimum pricing on their alcoholic beverages. So not only am I…

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I Tried It: Walmart Grocery Pick Up

As much as I love doing the majority of my dinner shopping at Trader Joe’s, we do have to get a lot of stuff at Kroger, Meijer, etc. Did you know Walmart has FREE grocery pick up? In the past we have done the Kroger click list. There is a fee associated with the Kroger service, so when I heard Walmart was free I thought I’d check it out. Here are my thoughts:…

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Flowers & Bread

Okay, so it’s been a few months since my visit to Flowers & Bread…but I could not forget to share this Columbus gem with you all! You just blink an eyelash extension and months go by! BUT I promise a visit to Flowers & Bread will be a place for you to put a pause on life and enjoy the beauty in the details.…

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90s Baby

I spent the day with my mama at the pool. We used to spend so much time together there growing up. As we were laying out the new Backstreet Boys song was playing on the radio. If my 8 year old self knew 20 years later I'd be at the pool with my mom listening to a new Backstreet Boys jam...I'd been like "whatever with a twist!"…

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