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A High Scoring Dip For Your Super Bowl Party!

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       I'm sure by now you might be getting tired of hearing me talk about the Super Bowl, but man am I excited to watch my favorite team play for the first time in a long time! Of course with every great party you need a great selection of foods. I am looking forward to trying a new recipe from French's. Now we are a high spice eating family so it was no surprise to me when I found out over the last year Jalapeno flavored appetizer grew 22% so if you like a little spice in your life make sure to give this French's New Jalapeno Popper Dip a try!

JALAPENO POPPER DIP       This dip has all of the great flavors of jalapeno poppers without the work.  The hardest thing about this dip is not eating it all yourself!
Prep Time: 10 minutes       Cook Time: 0 Minutes
1 pkg. - (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened 1 cup - mayonnaise 1 cup - shredded Mexican blend or cheddar cheese ¼ cup - French’s® Classic Yellow® Mustard or French’s® Spicy Brown Mustard 4 - jalapenos peppers, seeded and diced or…

30 Day Beach Body Challenge- Day 17 #30dayfitness

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Oh boy my legs are always so sore after lunges! Today does not promise to make my legs feel any better! For today's challenge we are to do 35 Push Ups and 100 Mountains climbers. Never be afraid to take a rest if you cannot do them all at once the important thing is to at some point get them done :) Don't forget there is directions under the picture if you need directions. HOW TO DO A PUSH UP! HOW TO DO A MOUNTAIN CLIMBER!

30 Day Beach Body Challenge- Day 16 #30dayfitness

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I am actually starting to enjoy working out, the pain is less and I am seeing results for the first time ever! For today's challenge we must do 50 Lunges and 50 Donkey Kicks. If you need help with these exercises just scroll down for directions :) HOW TO DO A LUNGE! HOW TO DO A DONKEY KICK!

The Buffalo Wing Turns 50! Add Frank's RedHot To Your Super Bowl Party! #Giveaway

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The Buffalo Wing was first created in Buffalo New York in 1964 and was a s simple as mixing Frank's RedHot with melted butter to create history. With Super Bowl this weekend America is getting ready to serve over 1.25 BILLION buffalo wings! Now might be a bad time to admit I have NEVER made a hot wing! Okay every pick their jaw up off the floor, no worries they are on my game day menu :) I am pleased to be working with Frank's RedHot this year to help all my fans find that perfect game day recipe that is sure to please your crowd. I hope you enjoy the great recipes I have included below and make sure to scroll down to enter to win a prize pack from Frank's RedHot and make sure to put the  $#*@ on everything ;)


FRANK’S® REDHOT® BUFFALO CHICKEN DIP This robust creamy dip tastes like Buffalo Chicken Wings but without the mess! Serve hot with celery sticks, veggies or your favorite chips.

Prep Time: 5 min.  Cook Time:  20 min. 1 (8 oz.) package PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese,…

30 Day Beach Body Challenge- Day 15 #30dayfitness

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We made it half way! I hope that some of you have joined me since the beginning, despite the pain I am up ready and excited for the day! For today's challenge we are to do 4-60 Second Planks and 100 Russian Twists. Okay less excited after I read that lol, good luck everyone and remember if you need help simply scroll down for directions on these exercises. HOW TO DO A PLANK! HOW TO DO A RUSSIAN TWIST!

30 Day Beach Body Challenge- Day 14 #30dayfitness

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Wow I can't believe I made it 2 weeks on a fitness program! I have to admit I have never been a physical person and I am regretting that now because I am feeling better then ever! For today's challenge we are to do 50 Wood Chops and 50 Jump Squats! Good luck and if you need help remember to scroll down for directions. HOW TO DO A WOOD CHOP! HOW TO DO A SQUAT JUMP!

30 Day Beach Body Challenge- Day 13 #30dayfitness

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The pain is getting less today :) I am starting to be able to see a little bit of a difference in my sides and I hope that if you are following along you are to. Please feel free to share your results with me in the comments. For today's challenge we have to do 50 Plank Walks and 50 Lunges. Now I will admit I didn't know what a Plank Walk was so if you are unsure please scroll down. HOW TO DO A PLANK WALK!(I couldn't find anything to link to but it was described to  me as getting into plank and lifting alternating arms and legs as if you were walking) HOW TO DO A LUNGE!

30 Day Beach Body Challenge- Day 12 #30dayfitness

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Can I just take a moment to say OMG MY ARMS HURT! Ok not that I have said that let's move on to today's challenge :) While my arms, already being sore, did not like this one it was not so much a difficult task. Today you are to do 200 Punches and 200 Butt Kicks! As always if you need help with these exercises just scroll down. HOW TO DO A PUNCH!(Sorry I was unable to find directions for this and simply used it as punching 100 times each side.) HOW TO DO A BUTT KICKERS!

30 Day Beach Body Challenge- Day 11 #30dayfitness

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At this point I am unsure if I like the pain I feel in my abdominal muscles for the first time in my life, or if I want to cry because it hurts so bad.lol Here I am though today ready for this challenge like it or not! Today's challenge is to do 25 Push Ups and 75 Tricep Dips. The sound of it doesn't scare me, even though I am well aware I can't do a full regular push up and will be doing these modified. Don't forget if you need help with how to do these exercises just scroll down :) HOW TO DO A PUSH UP! HOW TO DO A TRICEP DIP!

30 Day Beach Body Challenge- Day 10 #30dayfitness

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Yesterday was so nice not to feel like I was going to have to give up mid workout! However I was assured today that it would take me quite a while in order to get this workout done. No matter how sore I get it doesn't seem to matter I can't push further by any measurable amount. Today's challenge was to do 50 Squat Jumps and 200 Crunches. If you need help with how to do the exercises please scroll down. HOW TO DO A SQUAT JUMP! HOW TO DO A CRUNCH!

Putting On Girl Scout Badges With A Flat Iron

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I love helping all my little daisies earn badges, but as a mom I hate putting them on. Lol I saw an idea on Pinterest a while back to use a flat iron so I thought I'd give it a try.  It worked really well but I do have a couple suggestions. First make sure your badge  is exactly where you want them. Unlike an iron this causes the glue to melt very fast! Second count I 3-4 and it is probably done! Lastly you will likely have to apply pressure to the end pinching it tight. Overall it worked very well and I will probably keep putting badges on this way :)

30 Day Beach Body Challenge- Day 9 #30dayfitness

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Oh I am so sore I didn't even want to work out today! But I did my best and got through it eventually ;) Today's challenge is 25 Squats and 100 Skater Slides. :) Don't worry this is probably the easiest day I have had so far, although the Skater Slides were a little tricky to get the hang of. If you need help with the exercises please feel free to scroll down for directions. HOW TO DO A SQUAT! HOW O DO A SKATER SLIDE!

30 Day Beach Body Challenge-Day 8

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I have to say I am not sure if I am dying or getting in shape lol is anyone else with me?? I really feel that at this point the pain should start getting better and the exercises easier to do ;) I can't say that I am noticing much of a difference in the way I look yet but only time will tell. At the end of this I will post before and after pictures. For Today's challenge you must do 50 Donkey Kicks(about as funny as they sound) and 100 Bicycle Crunches. If you are unsure how to do these exercises just make sure to scroll down for directions. HOW TO DO A DONKEY KICK! HOW TO DO A BICYCLE CRUNCH!

Make Your Super Bowl Party With Oriental Trading

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I'm sure I have mentioned before that we are big time football fans in this house. As a Broncos fan from birth this Super Bowl is going to be even more exciting! Recently I was given the chance to review some great Super Bowl party items from Oriental Trading that will make our Super Bowl even more exciting. We decided to give our party kit a little good luck run this weekend :). It's only weird if it doesn't work right lol.
       You can see most of the items in this picture. I want to talk a little about the football stadium drink cooler. Now I will admit when I picked this item I majorly under estimated the size of it.lol When I took it out of the package I realized how BIG it is. Measuring 2 foot by 4.5 feet it holds 40 pounds of ice and could hold 50+ drinks with ease. This will be the PERFECT Super Bowl party cooler because it can hold so many drinks, that even with friends over for the big game you won't have to constantly refill it. The Inflatable Footba…

30 Day Beach Body Challenge-Day 7

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Whew what a week of up and downs it has been and after yesterday's "easy" day I can assure you that today won't be as fun.lol For today's challenge you do 3 planks that are 60 second long each, as well as 200 jumping jacks. Is everyone excited?? Good luck and remember if you are unsure about how to do these exercises simply scroll down for instructions :) HOW TO DO A PLANK! HOW TO DO A JUMPING JACK!

Tuesday's Giveaway Link Up

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<a href=" http://totsandme.blogspot.com/search/label/Tuesday%20Giveaway%20Linky "><img alt="Tots and Me" src="http://i597.photobucket.com/albums/tt58/kewkewphoto/TuesdayGiveawayLinkup2.jpg" border="0" alt="num2"></a> Welcome to Tuesday's Giveaway Link Up with your hosts Karen @Tots and Me and Emily @ Emily Reviews

So glad you could join us as we share our giveaways on  Tuesday's Giveaway Link Ups. 
Our co-hosts this week are Ashley from Forgetful MommaandMellissa from Something Like Life.

This link up will be posted Monday at 7 PM est. and run all week long! Make sure you stop in as often as you can to list your latest giveaways.
Here is how to use the Giveaway Link Up

1. Post your reviews and/or giveaways, as many as you have, be sure to add the end date (family friendly please)

2. Help spread the word about the giveaway link up by grabbing our button, Tweeting or posting on Facebook. (Not mandatory- but it he…

30 Day Beach Body Challenge- Day 6 #30dayfitness

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Hello day 6! I haven't don my workout yet but I really wanted to start getting these workouts up earlier so that my fans are able to get their workout done before it is to late to have the urge.lol For today's mission you are to do 50 Supermans and 50 Squats, this is a perfect Monday workout to me because it really isn't that much work compared to what we have been through already lol. If you need help remember to scroll down for directions on these exercises. HOW TO DO A SUPERMAN! HOW TO DO A SQUAT!

30 Day Beach Body Challenge- Day 5 #30dayfitness

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Good morning, hmmm.......well maybe lol. Is anyone else feeling like they broke a rib at this point?? I guess that is a good thing right! Well if you don't feel sore today I can PROMISE you will tomorrow. Today was  a big challenge for me for some reason. Today your mission is to so 100 High Knees and 75 Russian Twists. Remember if you aren't sure how to do the exercises please feel free to scroll down for directions. HOW TO DO HIGH KNEES! HOW TO DO A RUSSIAN TWIST!

30 Day Beach Body Challenge- Day 4 #30dayfitness

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Here is day 4 and I am finally starting to feel better, and even better today wasn't the worst day for exercise either :) For today's challenge you are to do 200 crunches and 100 skater slides. Now if you are like me you probably cannot do these all at once. Remember it isn't important that you do them all at one time, but that you do as many as you can, and try to finish throughout the day. Don't forget to scroll below this picture for help on how to do the exercises! HOW TO DO A CRUNCH! HOW TO DO A SKATER SLIDE!

30 Day Beach Body Challenge- Day 3 #30dayfitness

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Here we are at day 3, now unfortunately I am to sick to work out today but I wanted to make sure that I shared the information with you on how to do these exercises so that everyone could easily get their's done. I will catch up as I can, may even try to add extra to the days once I feel better. For today it is 50 burpees and 50 kick down crunches. If you don't know how to do these make sure to scroll down for directions! You will also see why with the flu these aren't doable.lol HOW TO DO A BURPEE!
HOW TO DO A KICK DOWN CRUNCH!

30 Day Beach Body Challenge- Day 2 #30dayfitness

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Whew day 2 has come and gone for me I'm sorry I'm posting so late tonight. Our house is sick and tired but I pulled out these exercises, because well I need my body back! Today is 100 Bicycle Crunches and 2-30 second planks. Find the directions for the exercises below if you need help :)
HOW TO DO A BICYCLE CRUNCH!
HOW TO DO A PLANK!

30 Day Beach Body Challenge- Day 1 #30dayfitness

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Welcome to the 30 day beach body challenge, the only prize I have to offer is more strength and a better looking body but I hope you'll join us every day. Today is day 1 and as you can see from the picture above it is 50 Crunches and 2-60 second planks. Now unfortunately for me I am not feeling well today, but I made myself a promise and I am going to get through this. Now I know when I was looking at this challenge I didn't know half of the exercises so if you are like me click on the links below to find out how to do each exercise.
HOW TO DO A PLANK!
HOW TO DO A CRUNCH!

Starting Tomorrow 30 Day Beach Body Challenege #30dayfitness

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So I saw this on Pinterest and I thought it would be a great thing to add :) Starting tomorrow I will feature each day and workout, including directions for each exercise and how I did! I hope you will join me, no one likes to do planks alone.lol

Girl Scout Cookie Booth Poster

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You may not know since I have been off a bit the I am a Girl Scout leader. With our upcoming cookie sales it's been time to get creative. Thus is our cookie sale poster for our booth sale. It will let our customers see our goal and how close we've come.

Tuesday Giveaway Link Up

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<a href=" http://totsandme.blogspot.com/search/label/Tuesday%20Giveaway%20Linky "><img alt="Tots and Me" src="http://i597.photobucket.com/albums/tt58/kewkewphoto/TuesdayGiveawayLinkup2.jpg" border="0" alt="num2"></a> Welcome to Tuesday's Giveaway Link Up with your hosts Karen @Tots and Me and Emily @ Emily Reviews

So glad you could join us as we share our giveaways on  Tuesday's Giveaway Link Ups. 
Our co-hosts this week are Ashley from Forgetful MommaandMellissa from Something Like Life.

This link up will be posted Monday at 7 PM est. and run all week long! Make sure you stop in as often as you can to list your latest giveaways.
Here is how to use the Giveaway Link Up

1. Post your reviews and/or giveaways, as many as you have, be sure to add the end date (family friendly please)

2. Help spread the word about the giveaway link up by grabbing our button, Tweeting or posting on Facebook. (Not mandatory- but it he…