How to Create (and USE!) a DIY Positivity Journal

This tutorial on how to make a DIY Positivity Journal has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NatureMadeGummies #CollectiveBias

Starting your day with positivity is important to a healthy lifestyle. We often talk about the importance of positive physical health -- good diet, exercise, making sure to take your Nature Made vitamins -- but mental health is important, too! Here's how to make (and keep!) a positivity journal that can help you focus on the good stuff (plus tips on sleep journaling to start your day off right). #NatureMadeGummies [ad]

Sometimes it’s hard to think the best about yourself and give yourself the benefit of the doubt. For me, it’s especially hard in the morning, and I have a habit of kicking myself for things I didn’t do quite as well as I wanted to do them. But sometimes thinking positively just requires a good reminder of why you deserve better from yourself. (Plus, it’s really easy to give yourself a space to share these positive thoughts!)

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Kids in the Kitchen: Easy Rainbow Popsicles

This recipe for easy rainbow popsicles may contain affiliate links.

Get your kids involved in making a delicious treat that's perfect for summer or anytime! These easy rainbow popsicles are hydrating and delicious with plenty of fruit flavor! | rainbow theme party | rainbow snacks | easy rainbow snack for kids | the colors of the rainbow | homeschool color study |

“I wish I lived next to the end of a rainbow so that I could just climb up the rainbow and look at the colors.” My son has a fascination with rainbows, like most kids do. They’re colorful, they’re vibrant, and the way they appear in only the most specific circumstances makes them exciting and fun, a special treat. That’s why my son was so excited to make these easy rainbow popsicles with me! (And trust me when I say they’re SO easy that your kids can make them!)

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How to Plan Fun Family Movie Nights During the Busy School Year

This guide on how to have fun family movie nights during the busy school year is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Snyder’s-Lance, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #Pop4Captain http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV

The school year can be a super trying time, between homework, extracurricular activities, sports, and more. That doesn't mean you have to compromise family time, though! Here are my tips for squeezing the most out of family movie nights during the busy school season with @popsecret @lancesnacks and @walmart. #Pop4Captain #Pmedia #ad

With school back in session, it can be really hard to make time for family time. Honestly, between sports, music, and other extracurriculars, plus homework, it can feel impossible to get the whole family in one place at one time. But making time for that family connection is very important, so I’ve got a few tips to make sure you can reconnect with a fun family movie night and make sure it goes really smoothly! We’ve already got a fun family movie night planned in our household around the release of Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie.

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Overnight Slow Cooker French Toast Casserole

This recipe for overnight slow cooker french toast casserole has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HorizonHappiness #CollectiveBias

Back to School means getting back in the swing of things. Beat the morning rush with this easy French Toast Casserole! This overnight slow cooker french toast casserole is made in your crock pot so you don't have to worry about scrambling for breakfast the next morning. Plus, it's made with ingredients you can feel good about, like organic peaches or Horizon Organic products (which are also great for tossing in lunchboxes!) #HorizonHappiness [ad]

Back to school means time to get back in the swing of things… and sometimes that can be a struggle! My favorite way to beat the morning rush to get through to the school day is to have breakfast ready when my family wakes up. That’s why I’m a huge fan of using my slow cooker to get it ready. This overnight slow cooker French toast casserole is so easy and the whole family will love it! It’s even perfect for dinner time, making it versatile.

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How to Talk about Self-Harm with Your Teen

Please note that the following piece contains mentions, conversations, and at times mild descriptions of self-harm. This content may be triggering for some. If you are in a situation where you feel like you may self-harm and need to talk to someone, please reach out to selfinjury.com or call 1-800-273-TALK

How do you approach the topic of self-harm with your teen? Here are some tips for starting the conversation and helping your teen out of crisis. Please note content may be triggering for some.

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Ed’s Sauce Inspired by the Movie Good Burger

This recipe for Ed’s Sauce from Good Burger may contain affiliate links. This post is not sponsored or endorsed by Good Burger, Nickelodeon, Netflix, or any of the related companies.

Welcome to Good Burger, Home of the Good Burger... do you want the recipe to Ed's Sauce? I've taken all of the canon information we know about Ed's Sauce and made it! And it's easier than you may think! Make your own Good Burgers at home to re-live the burger magic 20 years later. | Good Burger Sauce | Goodburger sauce | Kenan Thompson | Kel Mitchell |

Welcome to Good Burger, Home of the Good Burger… do you want the recipe to Ed’s Sauce? I’ve taken all of the canon information we know about Ed’s Sauce from the show and from interviews and made it myself! And it’s easier than you might think. You can make your own Good Burgers at home to re-live the burger magic 20 years later.

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Easy Tissue Paper Canvas Art

This easy tissue paper canvas art tutorial may contain affiliate links.

This tissue paper canvas art is so easy! Looking for the perfect mermaid scale artwork or easy craft project for you or your teen? This one takes less than an hour to make, is beautiful, and even makes a perfect gift! | DIY canvas art | tissue paper craft | easy craft for adults | easy teen craft |

I am all for an easy project that makes my home look beautiful, and if you’ve been reading for awhile, you know I love a great revolving door of fun artwork on my walls. So when it came time to replace the artwork on one wall in particular, I wanted to go in a totally different direction than the art that was previously there! This delightful canvas art reminds me of mermaid scales, but depending on the color, shape, and positioning of your tissue paper, you can make it anything you’d like.

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Maple Cactus Mudslide: A Frozen Mocktail

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Looking for a fun twist on your average mudslide? Here's a maple cactus mudslide mocktail, the perfect frozen blended treat! With white chocolate, maple syrup, and a splash of cactus water, it's everything you want in a mudslide and then some! This one is perfect for brunch! | Mocktail Recipe | Maple Syrup | Brunch drink |

I love a challenge. Sometimes, that challenge is to use a strange ingredient in a new recipe. And when my son found a carton of cactus water at the store, I had to use it in a fun new way. Now, I’ve been meaning to make a delicious maple drink for awhile, and this seemed like the perfect opportunity! It may sound a little strange, but prickly pear cactus water is already free of prickle (since it’s store-bought), and this mocktail is all about that white chocolate maple flavor with a refreshing hint of that cactus water. Trust me, you’ll love every element of this Maple Cactus Mudslide frozen mocktail. It’s perfect for brunch!

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Ham on a Log- Easy After School Snack Recipe!

This recipe for ham on a log, an easy after school snack recipe, has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EckrichFlavor #AskForEckrich #CollectiveBias

If you love easy after school snacks for your family, you'll love this after school snack recipe for Ham on a Log! You've heard of ants on a log, but this is a twist on the classic. Simply make a delicious cream cheese spread, spread it on celery, and top with Eckrich Deli Meat ham! #EckrichFlavor #AskForEckrich

Can you believe that it’s already time to start thinking about the back-to-school season? I can’t. It feels like summer just started, but sure enough, the end is rapidly approaching, and it’s time for me to start getting my fall snack game in order. I’m always looking for simple, affordable, and nutritious solutions for my kiddo during the fall, and this ham on a long totally fits the bill!

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BEST OF 2017: The Top 7 Desserts

Some of my favorite recipes to create for this site are simple desserts that will impress the people you love without a ton of effort. Over the last year, you’ve been sharing, pinning, and reading some of my most beloved dessert recipes, and today I want to show you the ones that all of you have loved the MOST!

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