Waking Up with McCafé + Red Velvet Angel Food Cake Recipe

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McCafe Hazelnut Coffee


I’m generally a very happy and cheerful person, but I HATE getting up in the mornings!  I always have!  On days when I don’t have to wake up at a certain time, I’m good, but when that clock radio jolts me awake in the morning, it’s like one of the worst feelings on earth!   To paraphrase what my husband has said, “I definitely need a few minutes to get myself together when I first wake up.”  So I take my “few minutes to get myself together” while Noah eats his breakfast and gets ready for school.  Then we drive to school, and since I work from home, it is oh-so-tempting to just jump right back in bed after I come home from dropping him off!  (And okay…sometimes when there’s nothing pressing to do or I have a migraine or haven’t slept well, I may do just that!)  But most days I need to stay up and get things done, and then I need my morning caffeine fix!  Enter McCafé!

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4 Low-Fat, Low-Calorie Treats with TEN Drinks #TENways

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Ten Drinks

Spring is finally here, and swimsuit season is just around the corner!  A well-balanced and low-calorie diet, along with exercise can help you get in shape and stay in shape for the summer season, but it is not easy to give up the foods and drinks we love.  The Dr. Pepper Snapple Group is here to help with their Four TEN products  are.  Full of flavor and only ten calories per serving, the Core Ten products are a great low-calorie alternative to your favorite drink.   The TEN beverages include 7UP, Sunkist, A&W, and Canada Dry. [Read more…]

Friday Favorites – Week 114


Hi Ladies! Hope you’re having a lovely month of May so far! Just to let you know, I’ve got some great things, including some super giveaways lined up for this month, so I hope you will enjoy me for all the fun!

I also have a couple of quick announcements. First off, I’m calling for new blog sponsors this summer! I’ve added some new options to my advertising packages to make the ads affordable and worthwhile. Please email me for details.

I’m also currently scheduling guest posts for the summer months.  So some of you might get an email from me, inviting you to be a guest.  You can also send me an email if you’d like to be a guest on my blog. I will be looking for recipes, craft tutorials, and decor related posts. And the content is completely up to you, just as long as it will be suitable for the summer season.  So send me an email if you’d like to be guest.

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