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2018 Foodie Holiday Gift Guide (#ShopSmall Options Included!)

Hello, darlings! Today I want to do something a little different and share a 2018 Foodie Holiday Gift Guide. A little different from a typical gift guide, I want to feature products I like, mostly from smaller makers. There are a few items from larger stores because I think they make great gifts, but not many.  With all the shopping frenzy about “deals” at the end of the week, it…

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Cakes and Cupcakes/ Desserts and Sweets/ Miscellaneous

The Great White Cake Recipe Bake Off

It's time for The Great White Cake Recipe Bake Off! I'll talk about a few different styles of white cake recipes, what separates a white cake from a yellow cake, and the results of a taste test! * GoodieGodmother.com

It’s time for The Great White Cake Recipe Bake Off! I’ll talk about a few different styles of white cake recipes, what separates a white cake from a yellow cake, and the results of a taste test! Hello darlings! Today’s post is a little different than my usual recipe posts. It’s time to have a talk about white cake. About 3 years ago, a girl decided to spend a week…

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Miscellaneous

Star Themed Boy Baby Shower

Tips, recipes, and inspiration for planning a star themed boy baby shower! * GoodieGodmother.com #ad #MomBlogTourFF

I participated in Mom Blog Tour Sweets & Snacks Expo (#MomBlogTourFF) on behalf of Wendy’s Bloggers. I received Celebration by Frey products to facilitate my post, but my opinion and creative content are my own. I’m going to be an aunt! After three years of being the only one in the family with kids, my girls are going to have a cousin! One of my sisters {G} is expecting her first little…

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Miscellaneous/ Travel

Healthy Road Trip Snack Ideas

Vacation doesn't have to derail your health goals. Get ideas to help you pack healthy road trip snacks when you visit the blog. * GoodieGodmother.com #ad #MomBlogTourFF

I participated in Mom Blog Tour Sweets & Snacks Expo (#MomBlogTourFF) on behalf of Wendy’s Bloggers. I received Coleman Steak Snacks to facilitate my post, but my opinion and creative content are my own.   The Godfather and I jokingly call ourselves “the circus”, and did so even before tiny humans. We move a lot for his job, and travel quite a bit on our own. In fact, we averaged it out…

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Blog Recipes/ Miscellaneous

1950’s Housewife Tea Party

1950's Housewife Tea Party with a slight tiki twist! * GoodieGodmother.com #LiptonTeaTime #sponsored

I absolutely love retro styles and especially retro entertaining! Dinner parties, recipe clubs, gatherings with friends are such a fun and simple way to make memories and build community and friendships. With summer just around the corner, I decided to invite over a few girlfriends and celebrate warmer weather by holding my very own 1950’s Housewife Tea Party! Instead of a traditional sit down tea, I opted to serve Lipton…

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Blog Recipes/ Miscellaneous

Valentine’s Day Cookie Decorating Party

Everything you need to know to plan a STRESS FREE Valentine's Day cookie decorating party for toddlers. This play date party is a sweet way to celebrate Valentine's Day and a fun indoor activity for winter weather.

Had I read today’s post as little as 3 years ago, I would have thought I had lost my mind. Who invites 8 toddlers over to their house to play with frosting and sprinkles??? Apparently, I do. And it was fabulous. Even with making the cookies and frosting from scratch and dipping strawberries in chocolate for mamas, the whole Valentine’s Day cookie decorating party came together so easily, and everyone had…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes/ Miscellaneous

Boo It Forward & A Chai Tea Caramel Corn Recipe

Who will you "boo"? Put together a cute movie night present with a personalized, easy, Halloween tutorial, AND get a recipe for an addicting chai tea caramel corn. All the details are on GoodieGodmother.com #BeenBooed #CollectiveBias #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BeenBooed #CollectiveBias Have you ever BOO’d someone? I learned about “booing” a few years ago from someone in our neighborhood, and it’s been something I’ve wanted to do since! I mean, I do leave little treats here and there for friends and neighbors, but this is so much more fun! …

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My Thoughts on the GMO Labeling Act HR 1599

A food blogger and mother's heartfelt reaction to HR 1599.

This week, the United States House of Representatives passed a bill that prevents the labeling of GMO foods – H.R. 1599. This means that large companies can use genetically modified ingredients in food and sell, without a label, to consumers – even using words like “all natural” and “healthy” – neither of which have any legal standard for their use in food. I am heartbroken. I’m not sad because our diet…

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Easy Summer Entertaining: 5 Simple Tips

Hello darlings! Today I’m going to share with you some photos I took during a little 4th of July celebration in our home and some tips and tricks to help keep your summer entertaining stress-free. The Godfather and I really like to have guests over so we can feed them, but feeding a lot of people can be stressful sometimes, and as a host, you want to enjoy your party! I’ll…

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Blog Recipes/ Main Dishes/ Miscellaneous

How to Pack a Bento Box

How To Pack a Bento Box - 8 Practical Tips for Newbies on GoodieGodmother.com

This fall, we are planning our first “with a kid” trip to Walt Disney World, and I’m excited. I’m looking forward to experiencing the parks through new eyes and doing some of the kid things the Godfather and I skipped on our previous trips. One thing we won’t skip though is the World Showcase in Epcot, and I hope A enjoys it, because the World Showcase has always been one…

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Blog Recipes/ Decorating Tutorials/ Desserts and Sweets/ Miscellaneous

Fondant Cinderella Shoe Tutorial

Give a girl the right pair of shoes and she can make her dreams come true! While not all of us may have dreams of running away from home to marry Prince Charming, I do believe in the power of a good pair of shoes. As you must have heard by now, the much-anticipated live action Cinderella movie is being released this Friday. I’m sure we will watch the movie…

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