Healthy Steps

Healthy living is smart living! Whether you’re looking for healthy food or development tips for the family, you will find it here.

  • Easy apple cheese danish squares

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    Sweetened cream cheese, cinnamon-spiced apples, crispy pastry crust. There is nothing not to like about this recipe for danish squares.

  • DIY - Gift Card Envelope

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    Gift giving time! I know a lot of people find giving gift cards not very personable, but have you ever received a gift card and not felt good about it? Not me!

  • 3-D paper snowflakes {101 Days of Christmas}

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    I love these 3-D snowflakes, and while they’re a bit labor intensive, this is the perfect craft to keep older kids busy for a few hours.

  • DIY Pinecone Turkey Name Holder

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    I’m excited to be here today with this cute little Pinterest inspired Thanksgiving craft! Can you believe Thanksgiving is a little less than 3 weeks away!! I can’t believe this year is almost over!

  • Letter A Activity: Apple Stamping

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    Working on letter recognition can be really fun. Today’s letter of the week is A and today’s Letter A activity is apple stamping.

  • Last Minute Trick or Treat Bag (with grommets!)

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    Can you believe Halloween is this week??  If you’re a last-minute person, it’s time to start getting ready  I’ve got you covered with this fun Last Minute Trick or Treat Bag – and the fun grommet handles.  

  • 25 Minute Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe

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    Today, I'm sharing this easy recipe for Spaghetti Carbonara. It's so simple and creamy, plus you'll love that it takes less than 25 minutes to get on the table!

  • Simple Quilt Projects For Kids

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    I’ve been talking about making a bunch of quilt projects for kids with Crystal for some time now. We’ve already got a couple ready to share with you all.

  • 31 Days of Holiday: Hot Apple Chai

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    I've been loving Chai tea lately! It's so warm and comforting as the weather gets chillier.  In my opinion, the perfect Fall tea!

  • Leaf Craft for Kids

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    Now that fall is upon us, our trees are starting to turn into the beautiful colors of autumn.  Instead of just raking up your leaves take a few minutes to enjoy them with this simple leaf craft for kids.  

  • 10 Tips to Help your Child LOVE Reading

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    Have a reluctant reader or a child who struggles with reading (or maybe a child who is a great reader, but would rather play games than read)? Today I'm sharing a few tips on how to make reading fun and to hopefully help create a life-long love of reading

  • 31 Days of Holiday: Easy Pumpkin Cupcakes

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    What I love about these easy cupcakes is that they are super quick and fun, and delicious too!

  • Hello Gorgeous! Fall Wreath

    It’s the first day of Autumn, and that means it is most definitely time for a fancy new fall wreath for the front door!

  • Chocolate Dipped Halloween Strawberries

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    Chocolate Dipped Halloween Strawberries. My kids get such a kick out of all the cutesy Halloween stuff so I thought I’d be a little ambitious and try to make ghost, Frankenstein, and pumpkin Halloween strawberries.

  • Simple Tips to Restart Your Workout Routine

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    Getting back into some sort of workout routine after a lengthy break, can be very difficult. I know this, because I've definitely been on a very, very extended break!

  • Perfect Fall Recipe: Butternut Squash Pasta with Sage Mushrooms #PastaFits #MC

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    Perfect Fall Recipe: Butternut Squash Pasta with Sage Mushrooms

  • Tortilla Melts

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    Another super fresh and simple idea for meals or snacking are tortilla melts. I love Mexican food or anything that resembles it so these were right up my alley!

  • 13 Fun Pumpkin Inspired Ideas | Block Party

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    Happy Fall Y’all! Fall means pumpkins…and OH how I LOVE pumpkins! Check out these..

  • Cinnamon and Sugar Mini Pumpkin Muffins

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    When the calendar strikes September I suddenly crave all things pumpkin. From coffee to soup and everything in between, I just love the Fall. If you love Fall as much as I do, you'll enjoy these muffins.

  • Corn Crepes

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    Corn crepes are easy to make, stay together very well during baking, and perfectly compliment my homemade enchiladas.

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