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Shrek is 15! #Swampathon #Shrek15Insiders

My children are all under the age of 15 so they missed the original release of these fun-loving movies featuring Shrek.  My husband and I got to have a Shrek marathon last weekend with our children and expose them to the magic of Shrek, Fiona, ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Jun 17, 2016 |  Original Post

Grilling Season Coming Back Tasty with Klements Cheddar Bratwurst

Spring has officially begun at least by the calendar now.  We are seeing the sun more and savoring the so far sporadic days of warm weather here in Minnesota.  The temps and sunshine have allowed us to once again dabble in grilling ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Mar 25, 2016 |  Original Post

Valentine’s Day Recipes from Veronica Bosgraaf of Pure Bar

Pure Bar Founder, Veronica Bosgraaf, is sharing some of her recipes today to make your Valentine’s Day celebration healthy and delicious.  Included below are: the Chocolate and Cherry Mousse, Chocolate Soufflé with Chocolate Sauce ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Feb 13, 2016 |  Original Post

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Lovers Gift Box by GoPicnic

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and whether you’re in a relationship or not, the day is filled with flowers, chocolate and love notes. Buying something sweet for your special someone can be stressful. Should your card be mushy or funny? ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Feb 08, 2016 |  Original Post

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Lovers Gift Box by GoPicnic

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and whether you’re in a relationship or not, the day is filled with flowers, chocolate and love notes. Buying something sweet for your special someone can be stressful. Should your card be mushy or funny? ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Feb 08, 2016 |  Original Post

Gourmet Gifter Product Review

I love food, be it sweet, salty, or somewhere in-between, I am pretty much a fan.  I also love the idea of food being gifted.   Gourmet Gifter fulfills these two things I enjoy.  They carry a wide variety of snacks and goodies ...

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Posted on: Aug 18, 2015 |  Original Post

The Complete Trail Food Cookbook

THE COMPLETE TRAIL FOOD COOKBOOK By: Don Mercer, Jay Nutt, Jennifer MacKenzie   ISBN  978-0-7788-0236-5   Paperback published by Robert Rose Books, 264 pages   Suggested retails:  $21.95 US   You probably ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Aug 17, 2015 |  Original Post

Simek’s Mini Meatballs for Easy Family Meals {Plus Giveaway}

Family meals can sometimes be a challenge, especially with the start of the school year.  Parents are busy with work and school activities will soon be added back into the mix if not already.  To speed up the prep for a hearty family meal, ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Aug 07, 2015 |  Original Post

Reed’s Ginger – Don’t Let Tummy Troubles Get You Down

Thankfully I haven’t had to battle nausea probably since dealing with what I think was a flu bug from a few years ago.  I do have a child that when traveling in the vehicle and making our way down windy roads or up/down long car ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Aug 06, 2015 |  Original Post

Food Should Taste Good Bean Chips

Food Should Taste Good has recently added two wonderful varieties to their snack line.  Now you can find Black Bean Multigrain and Pinto Bean Multigrain available.   These two products are gluten-free, certified vegan and kosher, and ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Jul 26, 2015 |  Original Post

Welch’s Fruit Snacks

My children were pretty excited when they saw Welch’s Fruit Snacks arrive.  We got to sample their Apple Orchard Medley and their Fruit ‘n Yogurt Snacks last month, which were new to us. Welch’s Apple Orchard Medley Fruit ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Jul 15, 2015 |  Original Post

Tastefully Simple Moppin’ Pot and Grilling Sauces {Plus Giveaway}

I am excited to once again share Tastefully Simple products with you.    Summer is in full swing and if you are like me, I try to take the heat from cooking outdoors as much as possible and look forward to enjoying the savory flavors ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Jul 09, 2015 |  Original Post

GourmetGiftBaskets.com – Gifts for Every Occasion

GourmetGiftBaskets.com had humble beginnings with two family members starting the business from the basement of a flower shop.  With massive growth, GourmetGiftBaskets.com has kept true to its core with continuing to provide gourmet ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Jul 08, 2015 |  Original Post

Nocciolata Hazelnut Spread {Plus Giveaway}

If you family is looking for an alternative to peanut butter or a cream cheese spread, you may want to try Nocciolata, (pronounced no-cho-lata), a chocolate-hazelnut spread. Nocciolata is made with organic ingredients and is completely free of ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Jul 08, 2015 |  Original Post

GoMacro MacroBars for a Healthy Eating

GoMacro is a family-owned company that wants you to eat well and with ingredients that are of high quality and good for you too.  To give you a little bit of history on the company, the family behind GoMacro purchased a 120 acre farm in ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Jul 01, 2015 |  Original Post

Red Gold Summer Grilling Party and Giveaway #GrillItNow

Red Gold has a fun summer promotion for you to participate in called the Red Gold Summer Grilling Party.  It just started today and runs until July 22, 2015 on their Facebook page.  Red Gold will give away a Large Big Green Egg each week ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Jun 24, 2015 |  Original Post

Dad’s Book of Awesome Recipes Book Review

Title:  Dad’s Book of Awesome Recipes Author:  Mike Adamick, author also to Dad’s Book of Awesome Projects ISBN:  9781440588174 Suggested Retail:  $18.99 US, paperback 192 pages Here’s a fun cookbook ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Jun 19, 2015 |  Original Post

SLIMQUICK Pure Protein Weight-Loss Shake for Women

I received SLIMQUICK Pure last week to sample.  This is a protein weight-loss shake powder.  It comes in French vanilla and double chocolate.  I elected for the French vanilla. Features of SLIMQUICK Pure: Protein designed specifically ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Jun 18, 2015 |  Original Post

Rustic Crust Pizza Night

After often a week of cooking at home, a Friday night or Sunday night for us often becomes a pizza night.  To have an easy family meal, we tried out Rustic Crust. All Rustic Crust ready-made crusts are: Made using traditional, Old World baking ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Jun 16, 2015 |  Original Post

Copper River Salmon Coming to Cub Plus Gift Card Giveaway

There’s only one place on earth where copper is more prized than gold and where wild salmon is king — Alaska’s Copper River. This rugged river is home to the most prized salmon in the world. Salmon so beautiful, fresh and delicious that it is ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Jun 09, 2015 |  Original Post

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