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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies GF/V

A friend of mine introduced these delicious cookies to me about a month ago and I have been making them every week since then. They are a great snack, breakfast, or dessert! I love indulging in 3-4 with a cup of coffee or tea in the morning. Enjoy! What you’ll need: 7 medium bananas (mashed) 4 cups oatmeal 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate …

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Quinoa Vegetable Salad

This recipe surprised me! As many of us often do, I looked at what was in my refrigerator and cupboards and thought, What could I make? And so it began. I had some left over white rice, quinoa, and vegetables. With a little bit of attention and love, these simple ingredients made a grand appearance in this recipe I now …

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2 Ways To Keep Expectations From Killing Relationships

Expectations (can) kill relationships. And I’m not just talking dating relationships. I’m talking about friendships and relationships with family members. Sadly, I’ve seen its effects in my own life. My childhood was spent in a toxic household that bled of unfulfilled expectations. My biological mother had expectations that my stepdad wouldn’t spend all of their money on booze every night. …

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Tax Tips For Entrepreneurs

It’s that special time of year—tax time! April 15 is right around the corner and you’re probably already receiving your tax documents such as W-2s and 1099s in the mail. An increasing number of workers are entrepreneurs, including those who freelance on the side and those who are self-employed. If you find yourself collecting 1099s for freelance work you have performed …

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Mini Banana Chia Seed Breakfast Muffin

Mini Banana Chia Seed Breakfast Muffin You may have heard about chia seeds since they have been named a “Super Food” in recent years. Here’s the deal … these tiny seeds are packed with healthy omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants, and calcium. They can be eaten in liquid, sprinkled on a salad, or used as an egg substitute …

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Top 10 Things To Lose In 2015

Every year about this time, most of us take stock of our physical well-being, or lack thereof. Right after Christmas and New Year celebrations, I feel extra motivation to shed a bit of bulge. But every January for the past few years, as I ponder the extent of the physical fitness reformation I’m willing to undertake, I get a glimpse …

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3 Things Every Single Mom Needs In The New Year

As we begin a new year, what better time to plan for the future and set goals? But as single parents, we can find that difficult to do.  Most of the time survival is at the forefront of our minds. I often see three areas that trouble single mothers: the need for more education, the need for clarity of purpose …

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Holiday Drinking Survival Tips

Ah, the holiday season! How’s a single to endure the endless parade of happy couples at the holiday staff parties, neighborhood parties, family parties and parties with friends? By drinking, of course! Now don’t pretend that discussions of alcohol aren’t relevant on a Christian website. The hard truth is that the holiday season is a common trigger, even for the …

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15 Ways To Make Your Holidays Merry And Bright

December is a strange animal—it brings out the highest highs, but also the lowest lows. For many people, December and Christmas time are the most depressing times of the year. If you are dreading this season, why not turn the tables and make something merry and bright out of it? It’s easy to sit and stew in all the reasons …

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How To Make A New Start

‘Tis the season to be jolly! In many people’s minds, the holiday season is a closing of one chapter and a beginning of a new start. As that year passes, we have time to reflect. Did this year meet all of our expectations? Are we on track for our dreams and goals? Well, if you are anything like me, you will …

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