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Running a Small Business during a Pandemic

Oh what a change a month can make. Like everyone in the world, I have been watching the pandemic unfold with horror and anxiety. Besides worrying about my elderly parents and the health of my own little family, like most, I have had other unexpected challenges to contend with. We are sheltering in place, my daughter is now being homeschooled, and my small business has almost completely tanked. On top of all this, my husband is a healthcare worker and will likely be on the front lines of the pandemic in the very near future. Worries and strife abound. With …

Lone Star Skillet Pizza + Bogle Vineyards
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Lone Star Skillet Pizza + Wine Pairing

Stuck in the house much?! Well now’s the time to brush up on your pizza making skills. I have teamed up with Bogle Vineyards to create a state-themed pizza to match with their delectable wines. Perfectly paired with a glass of Bogle Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc, my Lone Star Skillet Pizza features bourbon-infused tomato sauce, BBQ pulled pork, jalapeños, crushed pecans, and Mexican cheese. Bookmark this post to save the recipe and learn more about how you can enter the Bogle Vineyards’ United States of Pizza recipe competition by scrolling to the bottom of the post. LONE STAR SKILLET PIZZA Ingredients: 16 …

Southern Fish & Chips
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Southern Fish & Chips

Stuck in the house a bit more than usual? Yeah, me too. Let’s make the best of it with some fun twists on delicious classics. Today with the help of Gorton’s Beer Battered Fish Fillets, I am putting a bit of Gulf flair on a British classic. Featuring air-fried okra and garlic aioli, here is my scrumptious “Fish Friday” recipe for Southern Fish & Chips… Southern Fish & Chips Time: 20 min.; Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS: 1 package of Gorton’s Beer Battered Fish Fillets 1 lb. of fresh okra 1 tbs. of olive oil 1/4 cup of garlic aioli 1/4 cup …

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3 Tips for Home Ownership from a Poor Millennial

Thank you Lexington Law Firm for sponsoring this post. A high service partner and consumer advocate that will help you fight for the credit you deserve! Millennials are having to re-write life’s playbook. From crippling student debt to poor job prospects, we have quickly become a generation that meticulously plans out every move. And purchasing my first home has certainly been an exercise in smart planning. From shopping lenders, to the down-payment, to home maintenance, it was easy to see how you could get yourself into a bad credit situation (even with the best intentions). But with a few tips …

Springtime Udon Soup Tasters
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Springtime Udon Soup Tasters

Spring is around the corner, so it’s time to prepare! What better way to transition from Winter to Spring than with a delightfully seasonal soup. With the ever delectable Fortune Udon Noodles at its core, you won’t want to miss making my Springtime Udon Soup Tasters. Is it just me or is soup the ever-elusive entertaining dish? Seriously, when was the last time you served or were served soup at a party or holiday gathering? Never, right?! Well, with today’s recipe I am hoping to change that! Featuring delicate seasonal flavors, this Springtime Udon Soup Tasters recipe is sure to …

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A (Cheap) Guide to Family Fun in Los Angeles

I am one of the rare unicorns that was actually born in Los Angeles. Yes, I was born and raised in the city of angels and will always consider it home. However, I haven’t actually lived in Los Angeles for over 15 years. Now that I have a young family of my own, I see the city in a new light and it has forced me to rediscover it. The problem is, traveling is expensive and Los Angeles is a pricey city. So that is why I have teamed up today with CheapOair to shed light on their fantastic deals …

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Quick Guide to Cocktail Party Hosting

Image by bridgesward from Pixabay  Hosting a cocktail party is a popular choice for a social gathering, and has been for a number of years. It is something that is a little more low-key and relaxed compared to hosting a meal, with a little less to plan. It can have a much more relaxed vibe compared to a dinner party, but can still be just as enjoyable as any other kind of social gathering (especially if you get the cocktails just right). However, there are still a few tips and tricks that will help you to make sure that your cocktail party goes …

Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders
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Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders

This post was sponsored by King’s Hawaiian as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. We are moments away from the big game and preparations are in full swing. If you are planning a football viewing party this weekend and need to fill the menu, then I have just the recipe! The dish is easy to make, delicious to munch, and right on theme. With the always delectable King’s Hawaiian Pre-Sliced Slider Buns as inspiration, I created Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders… Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders Time: 10 …