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Disclosure: The information and Sample pack have been provided by General Mills through Platefull Co-op.

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February is American Heart Month, and to celebrate, General Mills and Publix are offering up exclusive savings on heart smart cereals like Raisin Nut Bran, Oatmeal Crisp and Whole Grain Total.

Momma always said Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right!  Getting everybody out the door in the morning is quite a feat at my house!  General Mills makes breakfast so much easier by offering many options of whole grain cereals, that I feel good about feeding my kids!  I was honored to receive an awesome pack from General Mills to try out a few varieties!  I have a new favorite! General Mills Oatmeal Crisp is now going to be a regular on my shopping list!  Make sure and try a few varieties for yourself during  the Breakfast Savings event at Publix.

The following Big G cereals are only 2/$5 through 1/30:
Total® Raisin Bran 18.25oz
Whole Grain Total® 16oz,
Basic 4® 16oz,
Raisin Nut Bran 17.1oz
Oatmeal Crisp® Almond 17oz,
Oatmeal Crisp® Raisin 18oz
Wheaties® 15.6oz

Head over HERE and print coupons to make this price even BETTER!!!

**All opinions are my own.  Cereal was provided by General Mills through Platefull Co-Op.

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Check out the delicious meal above!  You are looking at Golden Beet Pilaf w/ Chicken & Goat Cheese!  That is not something I would have ever even thought I would attempt to create at home!  Before HelloFresh, I would not have even known where to begin!  We we so excited when HelloFresh asked us to review their products!!  We received our HelloFresh box, just like expected.  Everything in the box was fresh and cold!

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I was so happy to see how everything was packaged and labeled.  It made it incredibly simple to get the ingredients together and start cooking!  My 15 year old aspiring Chef was more than happy to get in the kitchen and help out!!  I love to cook!  Sometimes in my busy life, cooking a nice family dinner is just not in the cards!  HelloFresh made a delicious family dinner a possibility!  The colorful recipe cards are so easy to follow!!  I think my hubby could even do it!

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Check out these other great meals we created!

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Seared Steak with New Potatoes & Tomato Salad!  This meal was so easy & delicious!!  I felt like a chef creating it!!  HelloFresh made it so simple!

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Orzo Risotto with Buttery Shrimp!  Shrimp has always been a favorite of mine!  This dish was so good, I felt like I was eating at a nice restaurant! 

What is HelloFresh?

HelloFresh is a new way to cook. Every week, you can pick the delicious recipes you want to try (except for under the veggie meal plan) and HelloFresh will send you amazing recipes and all of the ingredients you need to prepare them. HelloFresh takes care of the meal planning and even does all the shopping for you. It’s a revolution in your kitchen!

With HelloFresh you save time, discover amazing food and provide a healthy diet to the people you love most. Say goodbye to fast food and ready meals heated up at the end of a busy day. Say hello to delicious home-cooked meals using fresh ingredients.

HelloFresh recipes are created by world-class chefs who ensure that your meals are delicious and easy to prepare within 30 minutes. You don’t need fancy kitchen equipment and our beautiful step-by-step photo instructions will change the way you think about cooking!  HelloFresh will turn even the most kitchen-shy person into a gourmet chef!

Right now, with our coupon code, you can get started with HelloFresh today and save $20 off your first order!!  Head over HERE and check out with coupon code: AHELLOSUMMER to see your savings!!

Now for the FUN PART!!!  HelloFresh is awarding one of our lucky readers, the same awesome experience in cooking that me & my family just enjoyed!! One reader will choose from the regular Hello Fresh box or the vegetarian Hello Fresh box. Use the RaffleCopter below to enter the giveaway.

This giveaway is sponsored by HelloFresh. Must live within HelloFresh delivery area to be eligible to win. Current HelloFresh customers are not eligible and you must be 21+ years of age to enter. Winner will be selected at random using Rafflecopter and will be announced upon completion of the giveaway. If the winner is not in the delivery area a new winner will be selected. No monetary prize will be awarded. The information you provide will only be used for special offers and not be sold or distributed to third parties. Only one entry per household.
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Being a family that loves Radio Flyer products, we jumped on the opportunity to try out this awesome new ride by Radio Flyer!!  Until now, bikes, trikes, scooters and wagons have been the “go-to” form of transport for millions of kids across the country but now, a totally new set of wheels will be added to the list….. Introducing the Ziggle!! Equipped with four caster wheels for a fun, fast ride, Ziggle allows kids to glide forward or tap into the unique twisting motion for drifts and 360⁰ spin out action. An adjustable seat and padded hand grips are designed for kids 3 – 8 years old, allowing for years of twists, giggles and fun!

Radio Flyer Ziggle

Our little Abby has only had the Ziggle for about 4 days, and has already spent hours riding! We took the Ziggle to the ball field last night and she Ziggled & Giggled around the ball park for 2 hours!! We had so many ooh’s and awww’s as she passed by people! Several people had to know where we got such a cool ride!

Things we love about the Ziggle
•Easy to assemble-It took maybe 10 minutes
•It is light weight, so it can easily be carried to grandma’s house, the park, or if you are like us the ball field!
•It is easy to ride. Abby hopped on and had it figured out in a matter of seconds!
•The price point! Grab your very own Ziggle HERE for only $49.99!
•Get the same quality and construction that you expect from Radio Flyer Products!

The ONLY Con we have found
•They really need to make these in adult sizes!!! I really want one too!!!

Radio Flyer Ziggle
Please note, all opinions expressed here are our own.  Ziggle was provided by Radio Flyer.

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Fun with Wummelbox!

May 14, 2013

We were ecstatic to be chosen to test out the Time Travel Wummelbox! In the video above you can see how much fun our girlies were having making the Time Machine and the Hunter & Gatherer Game!  The girls enjoyed the Time Travel theme.  We talked about what time period we would like to visit. […]

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Disney’s Shake it Up I<3 Dance CD review!

April 23, 2013

Of all of the products I have had the opportunity to try out, I believe my girls liked this one the most!  My 8 year old literally screamed when we opened the package and she saw it was the new Shake It up CD!  They are both big fans of Disney’s Shake it Up! The […]

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Horrid Henry Family Movie Night! A night of Slime & Laughter !

March 10, 2013

We were so happy when we were invited to preview a copy of Horrid Henry the Movie by our friends at Child Play PR.  I didn’t tell the girls that we were expecting a very special package, so you can only imagine how excited they were when we opened our box and started pulling out […]

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#Radio Flyer #GrooveGlider Review!

October 2, 2012

School is officially back in session! This means big adjustments for kids. Gone are the days filled with outdoor activities, picnics and lazy mornings. Now that school is back, your youngsters find themselves sitting at their desks studying reading, writing and arithmetic with only a small section of the day carved out for running, jumping […]

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Have you checked out Scout?

August 15, 2012

Whether traveling around the world, to the nearby beach, or to the neighborhood grocery store, SCOUT Tote Bags can make the trip with you. These bags are trendy and fun for all ages. Scout carries bags big enough to help when you need a summer escape to the beach or the pool. To ease all […]

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Madagascar Live!!

February 17, 2011

Wow!!  My family and I were in for a treat on Tuesday night!  We got to go and see Madagascar Live directed by Gip Hoppe!!  Let me start by saying we were all huge fans of the movie and could not wait to experience it live.  The show was incredible!!  All of our favorites, Alex the […]

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