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Cranberry Splash Mocktail

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Looking for a pretty drink to sip on? We've got you covered with our cranberry splash mocktail. Perfect for kids and adults too! Let your kids get in on the drink-making fun by making their own mocktail! This drink would also be great for those who don't drink alcohol but want a pretty drink to…

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Weekly Meal Plan 5

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Disclaimer Yikes! I'm running a little behind with my meal plan this week but it's not too late. Last week was such a weird week. We went to see Adele in concert mid-week, so it definitely made the week interesting. I actually planned no meals last week since I knew we'd be out of town.…

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Weekly Meal Plan 4

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Our weekly meal plan is alive and well! Here is week 4 for your enjoyment and inspiration. Maybe you will find one meal on our plan, to cook for you or your family. If you follow us on Instagram, you'll get behind the scenes peeks at different meals, grocery shopping, and more food madness. As…

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Entertaining with a Galvanized Tray: Fall Edition

Wow! The older I get, the faster the time passes. With that said, this 2016 year has flown by! The leaves are now falling and a new year will be here before you know it. I got so excited about fall I purchased these booties to get me started. I also updated my mantel with…

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Three Bean Taco Soup

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Gosh, I love soup! Three Bean Taco Soup is a recipe someone gave me many years ago and it's definitely a keeper. The entire family likes this recipe, especially with the optional toppings! What's really great about this recipe is - it's simple and quick to cook, packs a ton of flavor and nutrition, and…

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Cranberry Citrus Punch

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  If you're looking for an awesome party punch, look no further than this cranberry citrus punch. It's perfect for crowds, parties, or just a few people. Find the recipe below. Recipe for Cranberry Citrus Punch 2 cups pineapple juice 2 cups cranberry juice 1 liter of ginger ale 1/2 bag of fresh cranberries 2…

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Weekly Meal Plan 2

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Happy Monday to all! Last week I shared something that I try to do every week - meal plan. It's the start of another week and I have a loose meal plan. I've been doing my bulk grocery shopping at my Walmart Neighborhood Market. I have to pass up approximately 5 grocery stores to visit…

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Weekly Meal Plan

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Do you meal plan? Here is why I take the time to meal plan for the week.¬†Could you benefit from having a weekly meal plan? Planning out your meals can go a long ways towards eating healthier, sticking to a budget, and even less frustration for the entire family. For several months, I've done my…

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20 Fall Inspired Drink Recipes You Can’t Live Without

  It's officially fall today. Yeah for upcoming fall weather! It will still be a while before it's cold here in Louisiana but it's inevitable. The leaves will fall, the temperatures will drop, and fall will be here. We will pull out our comfort food recipes to fill us up. Maybe you've got a new…

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10 Fall Recipes You Can’t Live Without

Fall is right around the corner and with that comes some great recipes.¬†When the leaves are falling and the air is cooler; warm, appetizing food brings us comfort. I cook gumbo year-round, but it taste 10X better during the fall and winter. No doubt you feel the same way, so I've got some new recipes…

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About Me

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm a Louisiana native who loves to style food and drinks, take photographs of non-moving things, and I'm also a Houzz Writer. Family and life keep me busy but that's the way I like it.
I'm Crystal and I write.