Meat & Cheese Kabobs

Meal Monday is a weekly post series on the subject of food. I’ll talk about my love for food to sharing recipes that I love cooking to food tips.

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Do you need a fun idea for your kids’ lunch? I have a simple lunch idea for you. All you need is flat bread, meat, and cheese. You can use different meat and cheese each time.

Meat and cheese kabobs are very fun to eat. My girls, Katie and Sophia, loved eating the kabobs. I placed deli turkey meat and cheddar cheese on top of flat bread. Katie’s kabobs also had pepperoni on top of the turkey. I melted the cheese and then cut the flat bread into bite size pieces.

Here is my recipe for meat and cheese kabobs.

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Tall Tales: Finding the Right Top

Fashion Friday is a weekly post series on the subject of fashion and beauty. I’ll talk about items that I find or want for my wardrobe to ways to beautify yourself to featuring fashion bloggers.

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Today I am guest posting on Crystelle’s blog at Crystelle Boutique. I’m sharing in her Tall Tales series on finding the right top that fits right. You can check out my guest post on her website here.

Do you have problems finding tops that are the perfect length?

What’s Your Boot Tribe?

Fashion Friday is a weekly post series on the subject of fashion and beauty. I’ll talk about items that I find or want for my wardrobe to ways to beautify yourself to featuring fashion bloggers.

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I was contacted by Kelsey from Duo Boots. Duo Boots is putting on a blogger competition to win an ultimate A/W boot wardrobe. All I have to do is pick my boot tribe, pick a pair of boots from their collection, and style the boots.

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Pretend Play as a Little Chef

Words on Parenting Wednesday is a weekly post series on the subject of parenting. I’ll talk about any adventures we have with our girls to motherhood experiences to fun and games for children to featuring mommy bloggers.

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Today I am guest posting on Kaitlin’s blog at An Apple Per Day. She guest posted on my blog couple weeks ago on why now is a perfect time for swimming lessons. I’m sharing about how my girls love play pretend as a little chef in their play kitchen. You can check out my guest post on her website here.

What do you think of this play kitchen area in my girls’ room? If your children love to play with food, tea sets, or kitchens, I know they would love this play area.

Featured: 3 Inspirational Posts for Your Kitchen

Tidy Tuesday is a weekly post series on the subject of home. I’ll talk about any remodeling/decorating of my house to tips to help you get your house organized to decorating tips to featuring home bloggers.

Do you need any inspiration for your home? There can be lots of inspiration out there on Pinterest or from other bloggers.

Below are several inspirational posts for your kitchen from other bloggers being featured today.

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Chocolate Strawberry Cake with Chocolate Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting

Meal Monday is a weekly post series on the subject of food. I’ll talk about my love for food to sharing recipes that I love cooking to food tips.

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Couple weeks ago was my daughter, Katie’s, 3rd birthday. I wanted to bake a cake for her birthday party. Last year for Katie’s birthday, I made her lemon raspberry cupcakes. So this year for Katie’s birthday, I wanted to bake something different.

I asked Katie what kind of cake she wanted and she told me, “Chocolate!” So I decided on a chocolate strawberry cake with chocolate strawberry cream cheese frosting. Katie loves chocolate and strawberries and cream cheese frosting is one of the best frostings.

I used the chocolate cake recipe in my Better Homes and Gardens cookbook and added strawberries to the recipe.

For decorating the cake, I took letters to spell ‘Katie’ and the number 3 and placed them on the cake. I sprinkled pink sugar inside of the letters and number. Then I lightly sprinkled the pink sugar on top of the cake. I added celebration sixlets in pink as the top and bottom trim.

Here is my recipe for chocolate strawberry cake with chocolate strawberry cream cheese frosting.

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Fall Decorations 2014

Tidy Tuesday is a weekly post series on the subject of home. I’ll talk about any remodeling/decorating of my house to tips to help you get your house organized to decorating tips to featuring home bloggers.

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When do you decorate for Fall? Do you decorate for a general Fall theme or do you change it up for Halloween and Thanksgiving? Most of my decor for Fall is of pumpkins and leaves and I add the color orange to my decor colors. Majority of my Fall decor is from my Mother-in-law. Each year, I like to change up my decor little bit from the year before. Plus I like to add to my Fall decor collection.

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Guest Post: Why Now is a Perfect Time for Swimming Lessons

Words on Parenting Wednesday is a weekly post series on the subject of parenting. I’ll talk about any adventures we have with our girls to motherhood experiences to fun and games for children to featuring mommy bloggers.

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Today’s post is brought to you by An Apple Per Day. Kaitlin loves to blog about healthy living and topics related to kids and parenting.

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Here is Kaitlin’s guest post. Enjoy! Don’t forget to visit her blog at An Apple Per Day.

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Green Olives Wrapped in Pepperoni & Turkey

Meal Monday is a weekly post series on the subject of food. I’ll talk about my love for food to sharing recipes that I love cooking to food tips.

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Do you need a new snack idea? Do you love snacking on green olives? I especially love snacking on green olives. My husband made a snack one night wrapping meat around a green olive and I thought it tasted really good.

This snack is very simple. All you you is need is several ingredients. You can wrap any kind of meat you want around a green olive. You can also add fresh mozzarella. We didn’t have any fresh mozzarella in the house when we made this snack, otherwise I would have added it.

Below is my recipe for green olives wrapped in pepperoni and turkey.

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Chicken Quesadillas with Toppings

Meal Monday is a weekly post series on the subject of food. I’ll talk about my love for food to sharing recipes that I love cooking to food tips.

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We all have days where we don’t have much time to prepare a meal. What do you normally do? Make a frozen pizza, leftovers, eat out, etc? There are times that I do eat out instead of cooking something. Especially if I have to go somewhere that evening, such as grocery shopping. But there are other times that I buckle down and say no to eating out.

I love to have options of meals to cook that are quick to prepare. One of my options that is very easy to make and doesn’t take much time is Mexican food. Some of my favorites are chicken enchiladas, chicken tacos/salads, and chicken quesadillas.

I add toppings inside of my chicken quesadillas. I love having the additional flavor to the quesadillas plus I’m also getting vegetables in my meal.

Check out my recipe for chicken quesadillas.

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