Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar

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Make these mashed sweet potatoes for your family dinner.

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I never really was one much for sweet potatoes.  I’m not sure why. I love me some mashed potatoes, but had never even considered having the mashed sweet potatoes at Thanksgiving. Nope, the mashed sweet potatoes were something that I just passed right over.

Maybe it was the overpowering sweetness of the traditional sweet potato dish or I got them confused for candied yams.  In any case, it wasn’t until much later in life that I realized how good sweet potatoes are.  Man, I’ve been missing out all these years!

These Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar are sure to delight even the pickiest eater in your family.

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Liven Up the Holidays with Mojo Turkey Recipe

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Marinate your turkey in a collection of fresh juices, spices, and olive oil for a real treat with this mojo turkey recipe.

mojo marinated turkey Liven Up the Holidays with Mojo Turkey Recipe

Are you always trying to figure out some new and exciting way to serve turkey?  I know we are.  We have one person that loves loves loves traditional Turkey and Dressing and all the fixins, and everyone else is kind of like “yeah, we eat it once a year.”

You see, it’s not that we don’t like the traditional Turkey and Dressing and all that good stuff.  It’s just that…we want something more.  Something different and exciting.  Something that makes us enthusiastic about the big meal.  Enter this Mojo Turkey recipe with mojo sauce.  Mojo is a Latin American sauce that contains loads of spices, olive oil, and something acidic, like citrus juices.  It’s not usually spicy, just full of flavor.   When you serve this Mojo Turkey Recipe, your guests will be begging for more.

Over the next week, we’ll be sharing many unique twists on the normal Thanksgiving dishes.  Be sure to join us for the whole series.

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Can Being Organized Save You Money?

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organized save you money Can Being Organized Save You Money?

The old saying that haste leads to waste is true. Speeding to work can cause a costly car crash. Jumping into a purchase without much forethought can mean money lost. Any hastily made decision should be avoided, if at all possible. Having a disorganized home will cost money in the long-run. Have you ever forgotten where you put your bills?  And then you’re late paying them? People lose a screwdriver and then have to buy another in its place. Food goes bad when there is too much of it in the fridge and on the counter, and you can’t find that dang tomato! Keep things simple by being organized. When things are organized, very little goes to waste.

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Three Fabulous Autumn Comfort Food Recipes

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autumn comfort food recipes Three Fabulous Autumn Comfort Food Recipes

Autumn is famous for being quite chilly, and it’s around this time we all start craving comfort food. It’s in our nature to want to hibernate and stuff our faces with glutinous creations. However, that doesn’t mean that the Autumn comfort foods we eat need to be unhealthy! The following recipes are perfect Autumn comfort food, and very nutritious.

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$25 Target Gift Card Giveaway

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Round Robin 724x1024 $25 Target Gift Card Giveaway

Yo!  The holidays are fast approaching, and some stuff seems to be spinning out of control for a lot of people.  To give back a little, I’ve partnered with a bunch of my bloggy friends for a fun giveaway event.

Instead of a normal hop, we’re doing a round robin event.  You’ll start at one blog, and follow the links to each blog’s giveaway, until you end up back where you started.  Fun, right?!?!

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Traveling with the Acer Aspire Switch 10

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So, recently, I’ve done a lot of traveling. A LOT of traveling. One of the things I realized is that it’s seriously not convenient to take my giant laptop with me everywhere.  I’ll bring it along, sure, for work and blogging. But I can’t just get it out and set up somewhere to see where I might want to go in the town I’m in, or when we’re looking for a hotel. You see, I have a 19 inch laptop.  It seemed like a good idea at the time I ordered it, but it’s not so portable.  We often travel with no reservations. We may have a general plan, but nothing is usually set in stone.

You can use a tablet, or your phone, to connect and look things up, but that gets cumbersome, too. How many times have you tried to click a link while mobile only to wind up somewhere else entirely? For me, that happens ALL.THE.TIME.

There’s a new breed of Intel 2 in 1 , like the Acer Aspire Switch 10.

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How to Screenprint Your Own Shirts

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Artsy tees are all over lately. Learn how to design and screenprint your own shirts, for either a hobby or a business.

how to screenprint shirts How to Screenprint Your Own Shirts

T-shirts are stylish and practical. Fashion designers and top stores are constantly producing cool t-shirts for people to wear. If you like to create cool designs, then you might be able to create your own t-shirts. It is easier than ever to transfer your art to clothing. Learn how to screenprint your own shirts.

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Pecan Pie Bars Recipe

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There are two things I love  – pecan pie and bar cookies.  Why not combine the two with these pecan pie bars?

pecan pie bars recipe Pecan Pie Bars Recipe

I am a sucker for pecan pie.  I have to say that it’s probably my favorite kind of pie.  Serve it with a big dollop of whipped cream, and I am so there.

Of course, it takes a while to make pecan pie.  Especially if you’re going through all the effort of making a pretty design on the top with the pecan halves.  Why not just cut to the chase, and make a great pecan pie bar?  These pecan pie bars are  relatively quick and easy, and you don’t have to feel the need to justify making a whole pie.

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