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DIY Lunch Bag Freezer Packs

DIY Lunch Bag Freezer Packs

These do-it-yourself freezer packs are easy and inexpensive to make. They are perfect for an everyday lunch bag, keeping your food fresh and cool!

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Packing a homemade lunches can be difficult because there are so many options to consider. What foods are you going to pack, how big of a lunch bag do you need, and most importantly how are you going to keep things fresh and cool.


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Homemade Caramel Vanilla Coffee Syrup 

Homemade Caramel Vanilla Coffee Syrup 

Rich caramel flavor with a hint of smooth vanilla. This caramel vanilla syrup will bring Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts into your home!

Homemade Caramel Vanilla Syrup

I confess, I love flavored coffee, and Caramel is number one. I like it iced, frozen, and hot. It all depends on the weather really. Nothings better than a warm fresh cup of coffee while watching the morning dawn. It’s my time for spiritual contemplation.

Unfortunately my passion for flavored coffee came with a big price. Store bought bottled syrup was costing me a fortune. It was time to bring things into the homemade arena.

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Easy No Bake Energy Bars 

Easy No Bake Energy Bars 

These Easy No Bake Energy Bars are a great snack to tide you over until your next meal. Perfect for when you’re on the run, supplying long lasting energy without the sudden sugar crash.

Easy No Back Energy Bars

I’m a new father. I’m a noob and will admit it freely. I’m learning very quickly that my little bubble world in which I’ve been living is evolving into a much faster paced environment. Between work, driving children to school, soccer practice, and church, it’s been easy for me to let a meal slip through the cracks. When this happens my energy levels suffer greatly. 


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Recipe Find: So Easy Drop Biscuits

Recipe Find: So Easy Drop Biscuits

There’s nothing that compares to the aroma of early morning biscuits baking in the oven (OK, maybe coffee). Especially when their easy drop biscuits that take you back to grandma’s kitchen. 

So easy drop biscuits

One early morning our family decided biscuits and gravy sounded good for breakfast. I’d never made biscuits from scratch before, so I hit the internets to find an easy homemade recipe.


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Fresh Homemade Salsa

Fresh Homemade Salsa

A deep tomato flavor salsa with yellow onion and jalapeño heat undertones. Rounded off with a refreshing hint of lime juice and red wine vinegar. 

Making salsa was the first leap I made into preparing homemade food. Our family loves fajitas, tacos, and chips dipped in salsa. We’ve purchased several jarred brands in the past, many of which we enjoyed, but they never seemed as fresh as the salsa we had while eating out. I mentioned this to a friend one day and they asked why I didn’t just make my own homemade salsa.


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