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10 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Sugar Cravings

Iget sugar cravings. When I just can’t ignore them anymore, I turn to these quick fixes. I am not a nutrition or fitness expert. I don’t have a degree in human anatomy and I can’t even sing the song “Dem Bones.” But I am a busy mom in her 30’s who gets stressed, tired and just wants a Snickers every now and again. I feel that does make me an expert to some extent.

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5 Healthy Lifestyle changes for 2015

Too often, people set lofty goals that can’t be sustained through the year. Don’t get me wrong, I love big goals, but it’s also important to make goals you know you can achieve. It’s also a good idea to build on goals. In that spirit, here are five easy, healthy lifestyle changes anyone can make.

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Merry Christmas Neighbor!: 10 Neighbor Christmas Gifts

Since the dawn of man, neighbors have wished each other a “Merry Christmas!” with fruit cake, cookies and various forms of Chex mix. After years of throwing away stale cookies 3 days after Christmas, I decided to give my neighbors something different. Here are some ideas of what to give to neighbors that may be a refreshing change from the usual.

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Six Guilt-Free Hot Chocolates

I love hot chocolate. But the idea of having creamy, sugary hot chocolate on a random afternoon fills me with guilt. Trying to be optimistic, I set out to find a hot chocolate I could have anytime without feeling guilty. Mission accomplished. Since then, I’ve come up with several variations to fit any mood or occasion.

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Thanksgiving Place Cards

This year, my mom tasked the kids and I with making place cards for our family for Thanksgiving dinner. I wanted to do something the kids could help with that incorporated the purpose of Thanksgiving: gratitude! These turkey gratitude cards fit all requirements.

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Halloween Graveyard Cupcakes

Since we only have one week until Halloween, I thought I’d post one more Halloween recipe. I made these graveyard cupcakes last year for a church Halloween party and they were a hit.

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Mini Ghost Cupcakes

This week we made another Halloween treat. We decided on ghost cupcakes. If you can pipe frosting on a cupcake, you can make these.

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Halloween Pudding Graveyards

We make a lot of Halloween treats in our house. These adorable pudding graveyards are a Halloween dessert that is easy enough for those of us with little to no culinary artistic ability.

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Fudgy Peanut-Butter Brownies

As is often the case, I got this recipe from my mom. These only require a few steps to throw together and have the best culinary combination ever imagined: chocolate and peanut-butter. As my three-year old would say; “Yum-O!”

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Slimmed-Down Chocolate Cupcakes

I generally only use cake mixes to make cookies, but I saw a recipe similar to this and decided since I’m trying to keep my girlish figure, plus have my cake and eat it too, I’d give this recipe a try. I was very surprised with how moist and rich these cupcakes were.

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