Mother’s Day Giveaway

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Next weekend a lot of us will be celebrating Mother's Day! Everyone in this world was brought into it by a woman, and there is no way around that one. There is more to being a mother than giving birth, and even after the kids are out of the house you … [Read more...]

May is National Skin Cancer Month

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  Do you have fair skin, blue or green eyes, live in a very sunny part of the world, spend a lot of time in the sun... The list can go on and on about how most of us fit one or more of these categories that puts us at greater risk for … [Read more...]

Bos Creek Asian Grilled Chicken Leg Quarters

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Everybody knows that chicken breasts are a great source of low-fat protein, but did you know that chicken leg quarters have just as much protein and only a bit more fat? As the sun stays out for longer, and we can start to grill, chicken leg quarters … [Read more...]

How about pasta tonight?

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  One hungry day I wanted pasta, so my true love gave to me… Oat Flour Tortellini 2 cups oat flour 1-1/2 tsp salt 2 eggs 2 Tbsp cooking oil 4-6 Tbsp water Filling: Ricotta cheese In mixing bowl, combine flour and salt. Make a well in the … [Read more...]

Good Friday Free Stuff

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Many will be celebrating Easter this Sunday, and if so, this is also Good Friday for you too. The kids are always sure to remind us of when it is a holiday, not only does that mean no school, also some Easter treats might be waiting for them on … [Read more...]

FREE stuff Friday!

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We survived the week, yay! Now it is time to celebrate! I look forward to sleeping and staying in casual clothes as much as possible over the weekends. That is one reason why I strongly prefer online shopping, I do not even have to get dressed :) … [Read more...]

Pure Leaf Iced Tea

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If you are from the south, tea is automatically a part of your culture. I have lived all over and I've realized that the tea craze is not only a southern thing. There are many brands and I've tried a handful of them. I recently tried Pure Leaf iced … [Read more...]

Mozzarella Cheese Sticks #tbt

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It is as they say #tbt ( Throw back Thursday ) So I would like to remind everyone of this delish Mozzarella Cheese Sticks recipe that was showcased on the site a couple of years ago. One of our lovely reader's, Miss Jen, recently made this at home … [Read more...]

Savory Potatoless Chowder

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You must try this delish dish! Perfect for chilly weather :)     I love potatoes, so changing from a high-carb plan to a low-carb one wasn’t easy. Discovering cauliflower as a chunky, amenable solution to creamy soups and … [Read more...]

Free stuff for Friday

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Who does not like free stuff? Especially if it is from Your Lighter Side ;)  If you order 1 Your Lighter Side apron, you will get 1 FREE Your Lighter Side mug with stirring spoon, pretty sweet deal! You can give these as gifts or keep them for … [Read more...]

Safety Tat

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If you are anything like me, there is no such phrase as "over protective" when it comes to the safety of your children. I do realize they need to be their own person as well and learn to adapt being away from me. Sending my daughter to Zoo  day camp … [Read more...]

Healthy heart

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A healthy heart is a happy heart ❤ Keep these tips in mind not just in February for heart health month, but year round! A heart healthy diet includes five servings of veggies each day that include: Potassium - to counterbalance sodium. Good … [Read more...]

Introducing NEW & Improved Gluten Free Brownies from LC Foods

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So Irresistible! During a recent customer survey, we noticed an increasing number of our customers were unsatisfied with our brownie mix. We took these comments seriously and went to work to reformulate our brownies.   Today, LC … [Read more...]

Do you love PIZZA.. how about pizza in a cone???

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  That’s right. From the amazing recipestress (it’s a word; I claim it) who brought you flan that looks like an odd, crappy buttermilk biscuit and doughnuts fabricated completely of cream cheese and eggs, I bring you, Pizza in a … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day is not just for couples

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It does not make a difference if you’re married, single or divorced, Valentine’s Day’s emphasis on romance and the expectations it sparks can create more stress than joy for many people. There can be a lot of pressure on February 14th for anyone. It … [Read more...]