Healthy Eating: Banana Orange Breakfast Smoothie

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My New Year’s resolution is to be more consistent in all aspects of my life; including diet and exercise.  Im trading in my cappuccino pancakes for healthier meals like this easy banana orange breakfast smoothie with chia seeds. Chia seeds are similar to poppy seeds in size but are jam packed with fiber and Omega-3. … Continue Reading…

Honoring Sandy Hook + Financial Friday!

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My heart continues to hurt for those in Connecticut.  I wanted to do something that was more then a day of silence and I am beyond amazed at the generosity of my sweet friends.  It started out with myself donating a nickle for every link at my party and then a few friends jumped in. … Continue Reading…

Easy and Afforable Gift Wrapping!

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Hey Grant Life readers! It’s Michaela again from Covered in Mod Podge. I’m stoked to be here with you today to talk about wrapping Christmas presents. Let’s be honest…Pinterest is both a blessing and a curse. There are so many great ideas from so many talent people that you can get lost in Pinterest for… Continue Reading…

Easy Homemade Recipe: Salted Caramel Eggnog Shake

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Im not a big fan of eggnog but every year I buy some thinking this is the year Im going to like it.  And every year I dont like it.  Until now.  I combined my absolute favorite treat with eggnog and wam- bam.. I love eggnog.  Ok I love salted caramel eggnog shakes.  Close enough,… Continue Reading…

Easy Homemade Recipe: Salted Caramel Bark

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A few weekends ago I was hanging out at World Market with my mom and the babies.  We wandered over to the wine section and I was excited because they had wine tasting going on.  They also had some samples of dips and some chocolate.  Of course I grabbed the chocolate first and found out… Continue Reading…

Maroon and Blue Christmas Mantel

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Last year we lived in a small townhouse and I wasnt able to decorate much for the holidays.  We had a small tree and a few other minor things but our new house is big and perfect for decorating!  Of course our gorgeous mantel is the first place that I start. I started with the… Continue Reading…

Christmas Tree Contest! #TweetYourTree

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Im kind of a creeper – I love seeing how people decorate for the holidays!  And because Im such a creeper I want to see YOUR tree!  I’ve partnered with my best bloggy buddies for a super fun contest!  Here’s how it works: Follow all of us hosting on twitter and instagram- @thegrantlife, @candypo, @boldbutterbaby,… Continue Reading…

Being More Eco-Friendly #TheHonestCo

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There are many things I wish I was better at – one of the biggest ones is to be more eco-friendly at home.  We do our best to recycle, compost and cut back on things like electricity and water, but sometimes I wish we did more.  Sometimes I wish I was a cloth diapering, breatfeeding,… Continue Reading…

$50 Target Gift Card + $25 Pick Your Plum Giveaway + Financial Friday!

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Its the most wonderful timeeee of the year!  I am so excited to able to offer yall such fun giveaways.. just in time for Christmas!   Today my amazing sponsors are offering a $40 gift card to Target AND we have a $25 Pick Your Plum gift box! The awesome people from Pick Your Plum sent… Continue Reading…

Black Friday – Grant Style #deliciouspairings

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I was one of the many people that went shopping shopping on Black Friday but I was after something other then reduced electronics – something waaaay better.  I headed to Sam’s Club to purchase Starbucks limited edition Holiday Blend coffee.  Yes, seriously. Ryley and I left the house a little before seven.  I knew people… Continue Reading…