back to school giveaway 2014

$400 Back to School Giveaway!

Happy Monday! I hope you had a fabulous weekend…..mine was spent on vacation with my entire family!  10 adults and 8 kids under 1 roof for 3 days means tons of noise, tons of chaos, tons of  yummy food, and tons of FUN! Now that we’re back at home, and it’s almost August already, I… 

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Saturday Night Fever #44: A Recipe Link Party!

Hi, friends!! It’s SATURDAY…..and I’m on vacation! (Woo hoo!) For the past 4 years, my family has been renting a giant house in summer…and all four kids, their spouses, their kids, and my parents have been enjoying a little getaway! Tonight is our last night here, and we’ve been having a blast! I can’t wait… 

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S’mores Marshmallow Malt

Delicious vanilla bean ice cream blended with marshmallow fluff, malt powder, and chocolate covered grahams for a frozen s’mores treat that will rock your socks! As you may know, ice cream and I go way back. Or frozen custard, to be exact….but when it comes in the form of a S’mores Marshmallow Malt, who’s keeping… 

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Lemon Meringue S’mores Parfaits

 Sweet, tangy Lemon Meringue S’mores Parfaits. Everything you love about s’mores…with the added bonus of lemon and a creamy meringue topping! Okay….I admit it….I’m obsessed with lemon curd! You might already know this, given my Lemon Shortbread Parfaits, Creamy Lemon Dip, and Lemon Ginger Strawberry Shortcake Cups (among others), but it’s just that it’s SO… 

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No-Bake S’mores Brownie Cheesecake Bars

 S’mores Brownie Cheesecake Bars: no-bake brownie bars stuffed with graham cracker crumbs, chocolate chips, and marshmallows and topped with a delicious layer of sweet cream cheese filling. Happy Wednesday, friends….and welcome back to day 3 of S’mores Week! Lately it feels like we all have one goal around here….and that goal is making Myla smile!… 

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S’mores Chocolate Popcorn & Carnival Party Giveaway!

 Chocolate popcorn loaded with chocolate chips, mini marshmallows, graham cracker pieces, and graham cracker crumbs. A s’mores treat you can eat by the handful!  Back when I was a kid, the county my dad worked for used to have an awesome summer picnic for all the employees and their families. And when I say picnic,… 

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Golden S’moreo Truffles

 Oreo Truffles meet S’mores in a match made in Heaven! I’m sure I speak for everyone when I say that summer is FLYING by! Summer school is over, my friend Tanya’s wedding is over, and (ohmygosh) July is almost over, too! And we all know that once August hits, the rest of summer basically becomes… 

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Favorite Books Giveaway

Favorite Books & Summer Vacation Giveaway!

Happy Monday, everyone! It’s been a busy week around here, with Jorden traveling, lots of play dates with friends, the last day of summer school, and a good friend’s wedding in Chicago! Things will be slowing down for a few days at home….but here on Lemon Tree Dwelling, the fun is just beginning. Not only… 

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Saturday Night Fever #43: A Recipe Link Party!

Happy Saturday, friends! Today’s post is going to be extra short and sweet….because I am partying it up in Chicago at my good friend Tanya’s wedding! I hope you are all having a fabulous weekend (I know I am) and I can’t wait to see what you bring to tonight’s party!! Let’s take a look… 

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Strawberry Peach Sangria

 White wine sangria with fresh sliced peaches and strawberries – a beautifully delicious summer drink! Years ago, I was part of a book club. And not just any book club, but one that I helped create….meaning it was filled with all my favorite people (or at least most of them)! I loved book club, not… 

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Summer Salads with Pick ‘n Save

 This shop as been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. 2 delicious summer salads – Chopped Italian &  Peachy Cobb – inspired by fresh summer produce from Pick ‘n Save! Anyone who knows me knows that I am a salad fanatic. I don’t use that term lightly….I am,… 

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Fresh Peach Salsa

 Fresh Peach Salsa made with diced tomatoes, peaches, red onion, cilantro, lemon juice, and a kick of jalapeno.  So…..those of you who are moms… you remember when your babies were small, and totally attached to you, and getting away from them even for a moment felt nearly impossible?? And then, do you remember the first… 

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Blog Hop

A Little Bit About Me: Q&A Blog Hop

 A “Getting to Know You” Blog Hop! Happy Monday, everyone! I hope you had a great weekend….mine was incredibly relaxing and just a little bit productive…..the perfect combination!  I’m excited today to be part of a Q&A blog hop with a fabulous group of bloggers – all of whom contribute to one of the same… 

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