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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…..do 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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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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Saturday Night Fever #42: A Recipe Link Party!

  Happy Saturday! I hope your weekend is off to a great start! Ours is completely empty…..which is SO rare, and SO nice! We spent the day being lazy and loving it – family walk, movie, board games, lunch – and I’m hoping to be just as lazy tonight! What are you up to?? The… 

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10 Perfect Picnic Salads

Hey, friends! We made it to Friday! What are your plans for the weekend? For the first time in a loooong time, we have NOTHING on our calendar! I’m hoping for nothing but family time and relaxation….and maybe a chance to check some “summer fun” activities off our list. Like a picnic in the park!… 

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Strawberry Rhubarb Champagne Spritzer

 A deliciously simple, sweet & refreshing champagne cocktail that’s perfect for summer! We live in a great neighborhood. And we have great neighbors! Neighbors we not only tolerate, but actually enjoy spending time with. When we first moved in three years ago, we actually saw our neighbors a ton! We had barbecues and drinks and… 

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Blackberry, Bacon & Blue Cheese Salad

A bed of mixed greens topped with fresh blackberries, crispy bacon, blue cheese, and a drizzle of honey balsamic vinaigrette. Yesterday may have been revolutionary. Big statement, I know. We took Myla to the doctor for a weight check – her 4th check in just six weeks – and discovered that she’s still under 9… 

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Skinny Banana Cream Pie Boats

 Skinny Banana Cream Pie Boats – just 4 {guilt-free} ingredients….and a delicious {guilt-free} treat! Happy Monday! I hope you all had a WONDERFUL 4th of July! Around here, it was everything I could have hoped for – fun, relaxing, and full of time with family and friends. We went to the parade, spent the day… 

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