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So what's the big deal about probiotics? Your intestines are filled with bacteria, some which are beneficial and some that are detrimental. You want to keep your gut flora in check by making sure that you bring in lots of the good kind! What's where probiotics come from.

Strawberry Mint Smoothie

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Renew Life Formulas for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.  A few weeks ago I shared with you all information about a new probiotic filled protein shake called Renew Life Skinny Gut Ultimate Shakes (try saying that 5 times fast!). In return, I had a lot of… 

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How to Choose Your Urban Chicken Breed

So, you want chickens, huh? Wonderful! I’m tellin’ ya, these ladies are going to really amp up the sustainability factor on your homestead. (Here’s what I mean.) If you live in the city and want to get chickens, you already know that you can’t just get any ol’ yard bird from the hardware store or… 

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If you're after a lemon cake, then look no further! This lemon yogurt cake is moist and dense and its sweet, sticky syrup is the icing on the cake. Literally.

Lemon yogurt cake

If you’re after a lemon cake, then look no further! This lemon yogurt cake is moist and dense and its sweet, sticky syrup is the icing on the cake. Literally. I love lemon anything. Lemon cookies, lemon curd, lemon meringue pie and lemon cakes are just some of the ways I enjoy eating lemons. Oh,… 

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herban lifestyle giveaway

Today I’m working with Herban Lifestyle to bring you this giveaway. I received products in order to facilitate this review. Read on to see how you can win $150 Gift Certificate to Herban Lifestyle! The countdown to Mother’s Day has already begun– did you know it’s just a few weeks away? And if you’re like me… 

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Mostly Homemade Mondays – Week 128

Happy Monday everyone! After being without a grill for a while we finally scored a great big ol’ charcoal machine at a local thrift store. I’ve been so eager to try making our homemade tortillas on the grill. In fact, as I’m writing this my husband is getting it prepped so he can whip up some chicken… 

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Quick & easy homemade corn dogs

When I let my kids pick what we have for dinner we get some pretty random requests.  Sure, corn dogs are a pretty popular snack for kids, but they’re not ones that make their way into our meal planning very often. The other day we were short on time, the children had big appetites but they… 

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I’ll admit I was unsure of the blueberry-passionfruit combo at first, but seriously guys. It’s amazing. Like, a-m-a-z-i-n-g. I have no other words to describe it.

Blueberry passionfruit muffins

It’s no secret that muffins are my favorite type of baked goods. Sweet muffins, fruit muffins, savory muffins, breakfast muffins… I’ll take the lot. Muffins are easy to make, relatively healthy and are very satisfying and filling. They freeze well too and taste just as good when reheated in the microwave. What’s more, is that… 

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