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air fryer

Why I Love My Air Fryer

We have had our Philips XL Air Fryer for over three years now and love it more each year! I wasn’t sure we would use it very often when we received it as a gift, but now I can’t imagine cooking without it. Cooking healthy and quick meals is very important to our family and […]

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soup recipes

3 Easy Soup Recipes

With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it’s nice to have a few go-to soup recipes you can set and forget. A slow cooker of easy soup is perfect for the days between Christmas and New Year’s when you’re tired of eating but still have to feed people! 3 Easy and Delicious Soup Recipes […]

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organic food

The Truth about Organic Food

This post is sponsored by Commonground Iowa.As we head into the holiday season, we all become bombarded with food advertising. The truth is, shopping for your family and making healthy choices is getting harder and harder. Finding a trusted source of information in order to make healthy informed decisions for your family is important, which […]

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apple recipes

Easy Apple Recipes for Fall

I love fall! We always visit an apple orchard. My kids love doing all of the activities as some of the larger orchards in the area, but I love the simplicity of a farmhouse and a grove of apple trees. Whether you are getting your apples from the local grocery store, farmer’s market, or orchard, […]

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BLT sandwich

How to Make the Best BLT Sandwich

This post is sponsored by Burgers’ Smokehouse. All opinions are our own. BLT sandwiches are a seasonal summer staple in my household. We only eat them during the hot months of the year when tomatoes are at their peak. Over the course of many years, I have sampled many a BLT and perfected what I […]

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