Summertime Fruit Salads Ideas + HM #237

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Summertime Fruit Salads Ideas + HM #237

I hope your summer is starting out as beautifully as ours. The weather has been absolutely gorgeous here in Southern California. Warm weather always brings on the hankering for barbecues and fruit! So this week, the gals of Home Matters are bringing you all sorts of yummy Summertime Fruit Salads!  Enjoy…

 

Millionaire Peach Salad from Christin @ Spicy Southern Kitchen 

 

Creamy Key Lime Fruit Salad from Malinda @ Countryside Cravings

 

Fresh Fruit Salad with Honey Poppy Seed Dressing from DanelleLet’s Dish Recipes

 

Watermelon, Blueberry & Feta Salad from Lorelai @ Life With Lorelai

Summertime Fruit Salads Ideas Blog Hop

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Books Upscale Tutorial – Create Custom Books from Angie @ Knick of Time

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RV Renovation on a Budget from Christina @ The DIY Mommy

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Meringue Berry Trifle – Summer Desserts from Jenn @ Clean & Scentsible

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Oatmeal Apricot Almond Coconut Cookies from Steve @ The Black Peppercorn

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Ma’s Picnic Pasta Salad from Tracey @ The Kitchen Is My Playground

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Blueberries – Celebrate All Things Blueberry + HM #192

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Blueberries – Celebrate All Things Blueberry + HM #192

Blueberries — such a wonderful summer fruit. These little berries burst with sweet, delicious flavor, are vesatile to work with, and are good for you too. The gals at Home Matters have some fabulous blueberry ideas for you so hop around to see them all. Enjoy!

 

No-Bake Frozen Blueberry Pie from Kathryn @ Family Food on the Table

 

Homemade Blueberry Syrup with Honey from Rachel @ Grow A Good Life

 

How To Freeze Blueberries from Missy @ Graceful Little Honey Bee

 

Watermelon, Blueberry & Feta Salad Recipe from Lorelai @ Life With Lorelai

 

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Sticky Chicken Wings from Claire @ Claire Justine

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Our New Bedside Table Ikea Hack from Tania @ Run for Radiance

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Best No Churn S’mores Ice Cream from Jas @ All That’s Jas

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Time Management Time Blocking Worksheet from Susan @ Crafting a Family

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Summer Backyard Camping Party from Bird @ Bird’s Party

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Fruits, Veggies, Roses — It’s That Time + HM #188

Summer is the time for fruits, veggies, roses, and more. Find great tips for your garden, delicious recipe ideas, tablescapes, and more for your bountiful harvest. Plus, link up at Home Matters with recipes, DIY, crafts, decor. #Fruit #Veggies #Roses #HomeMattersParty

Fruits, Veggies, Roses — It’s That Time + HM #188

It’s the National Month for Fruits, Veggies, and Roses! So the gals at Home Matters thought we would share some awesome posts celebrating the growing garden and all of its wonderful harvest for beauty, scent, and deliciousness. We hope  you enjoy our roundup!

 

Caring for Your Rose Bushes from Shelly @ Frugal Family Home

 

How to Prune Roses from Kathy & Steve @ The Garden Glove

 

8 Kitchen Remedies for Perfect Roses from Michelle @ The Gracious Wife

 

How to Create a DIY Rose Trellis from Lorelai @ Life With Lorelai

 

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Faux Industrial Pipes for Your Teen Room from Jen @ Noting Grace

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Turn an Old Knife Block Into a DIY Crayon Holder from Serena @ Thrift Diving

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Lemon Garlic Shrimp & Grits from Linda @ Poinsettia Drive

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The Best Fish Tacos Recipe from Amy @ Mainly Homemade

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DIY Adjustable Desktop Organizer from Vineta @ The Handyman’s Daughter

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Spring Season – Fresh and Beautiful + HM #175

The spring season is just around the corner with all its freshness and beauty. Let your creativity be inspired by these fun and fabulous ideas to make the most of your home this spring. Plus link up at Home Matters with recipes, DIY, crafts, decor. #SpringSeason #HomeMattersParty

Spring Season – Fresh and Beautiful + HM #175

Spring is full of so many wonderful things, and I am sure that you, like me, will be excited to peruse the Spring Season blog hop to see what the other co-hosts have put together. I though I would share some amazingly beautiful, fresh, and delicious spring season recipes with you. So please do enjoy…

 

Easy Pineapple Fluff from Ashley @ Kitchen Meets Girl

 

Blueberry Key Lime Cupcakes from Lyuba @ Will Cook for Smiles

 

Healthy Hydrating Refreshing Vitamin Water from Karen @ Soup Addict

 

3 Tea Sandwich Recipes from Lorelai @ Life With Lorelai

 

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DIY Wood Doormat from Wendi @ H2O Bungalow

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DIY Utility Sink Makeover from Kristen & Vicki @ Timeless Creations

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How To Paint Buffalo Check Plaid Pastel Colors from Lisa @ Fresh Vintage by Lisa S

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March Madness Basketball Party from Mariah @ Giggles Galore

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Non-Sandwich Lunchbox Ideas from Sarah @ Life, Love & Thyme

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German Pancakes A Traditional Family Recipe

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Here is a tasty recipe that is great for busy school days, leisurely weekends, or special holiday brunches — German Pancakes! Make them a tradition in your family.

 

German Pancakes Recipe

Capturing a Family Tradition

 

When I was a kid, it was always a great morning when you woke up and smelled German Pancakes cooking. Mmm, I’m getting hungry already.  Why is that? Because we are making German Pancakes today. This recipe is easy, versatile, and delicious! That is why it has been a family tradition for generations.

German Pancakes are a crepe-like pancake, they are large and thin. You brush them with Gold’n Soft spreadable butter and add cinnamon and sugar, or jellies, jams, fresh fruit, or whatever you like. Roll the pancake, sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired and serve. They are perfect for a family with differing tastes because you make them individually. Have all one flavor (like me, cinnamon and sugar – yum!), or mix it up.

These pancakes are quick and easy, so they are a perfect choice for fueling the kids up before school, a leisurely weekend breakfast, or a holiday brunch.

 

German Pancakes Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/4 Cup – Milk
  • 4 – Eggs
  • 1 Cup – Flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • Gold’n Soft Spreadable Butter
  • Fillings of Choice: Cinnamon and Sugar; Jams; Jellies, Fruit, etc.
  • Powdered Sugar (Optional)
  • Syrup (optional)

Directions:

  1. Crack open the Eggs into a bowl.
  2. Add Milk to eggs, beat well.
  3. Mix Flour and Salt in a separate bowl.
  4. Stir flour and salt mixture into the milk and eggs gradually, until smooth.
  5. The batter will be thin.
  6. Heat a heavy 8-inch to 10-inch skillet and grease lightly with butter or oil.
  7. Pour only enough batter to make a very thin pancake. Tip the skillet from side to side and around to help spread the pancake batter as needed.
  8. Cook on one side (without flipping) until the pancake begins to blister or bubble. Flip the pancake and cook the other side until a light golden color. Do not over cook. You do not want them to get hard or crispy. NOTE: Pancakes cook very quickly, pay attention.
  9. Remove from skillet and place on a board.
  10. Once you have several pancakes stacked on the board, you can begin filling one at a time.
  11. Brush one side only with Gold’n Soft butter.
  12. Add about 1 to 2 Tablespoon(s) of your desired filling: Cinnamon and Sugar; Jam; Jelly; Fruit; etc. to the buttered side.
  13. Roll pancake from one edge all the way across to the other side.
  14. Place rolled pancake (or two) on a plate and dust with Powdered Sugar.

NOTE: If you have two cooks, one can be cooking the pancakes while the other fills and rolls them. Kids love to help with these pancakes.

 

You can see above how I butter a pancake and sprinkled it with cinnamon and sugar before rolling it — that’s my favorite! Below is a slideshow of how to roll a German pancake with fresh fruit.

Raspberry Banana German Pancakes 1
Raspberry Banana German Pancakes 2
Raspberry Banana German Pancakes 3
Raspberry Banana German Pancakes 4
Raspberry Banana German Pancakes 5
Raspberry Banana German Pancakes 6

 

Printable Recipe – German Pancakes

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German Pancakes Recipe
 
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Here is a tasty recipe that is great for busy school days, leisurely weekends, or special holiday brunches -- German Pancakes! Make them a tradition in your family.
from:
Type: Breakfast
Cuisine: German
Ingredients:
  • 1-1/4 Cup - Milk
  • 4 - Eggs
  • 1 Cup - Flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • Butter
  • Fillings of Choice: Cinnamon and Sugar; Jams; Jellies, Fruit, etc.
  • Powdered Sugar (Optional)
  • Syrup (optional).
Directions:
  1. Crack open the Eggs into a bowl.
  2. Add Milk to eggs, beat well.
  3. Mix Flour and Salt in a separate bowl.
  4. Stir flour and salt mixture into the milk and eggs gradually, until smooth.
  5. The batter will be thin.
  6. Heat a heavy 8-inch to 10-inch skillet and grease lightly with butter or oil.
  7. Pour only enough batter to make a very thin pancake. Tip the skillet from side to side and around to help spread the pancake batter as needed.
  8. Cook on one side (without flipping) until the pancake begins to blister or bubble. Flip the pancake and cook the other side until a light golden color. Do not over cook. You do not want them to get hard or crispy. NOTE: Pancakes cook very quickly, pay attention.
  9. Remove from skillet and place on a board.
  10. Once you have several pancakes stacked on the board, you can begin filling one at a time.
  11. Brush one side only with butter.
  12. Add about 1 to 2 Tablespoon(s) of your desired filling: Cinnamon and Sugar; Jam; Jelly; Fruit; etc. to the buttered side.
  13. Roll pancake from one edge all the way across to the other side.
  14. Place rolled pancake (or two) on a plate and dust with Powdered Sugar
Notes
If you have two cooks, one can be cooking the pancakes while the other fills and rolls them. Kids love to help with these pancakes.
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FIND a Store near you! We picked ours up from the refrigerated Fresh Dairy section at our local Smart & Final.

 

As you can tell, German Pancakes are still one of my all time favorite breakfasts. So much so that we sometimes have them for dinner. Who says pancakes are only for breakfast? LOL You can even fill these pancakes with savory items such as chicken, asparagus, and more. The sky is the limit.

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I have other breakfast ideas for you as well, Perhaps you’d enjoy my Breakfast BLT – A Twist on a Favorite or Avocado Eggs Florentine Toast

Make German Pancakes with Gold’n Soft spreadable butter for your family and start a new tradition. #CapturingTraditions Enjoy!

 

 

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Rum Punch – A Girls’ Night Favorite

This shop, Rum Punch –  A Girls’ Night Favorite, has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RumInTheSun #CollectiveBias The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older.

Your friends will love this fruity rum punch at your next girls’ night party. Refreshing, delicious, and pretty. Made with Bacardi Superior.

 

Fruity Rum Punch

A Girls’ Night Favorite

 

Getting together with my girl friends is something to which I look forward. We have such a fun and stress-free time on Girls’ Night. It doesn’t really matter if we just sit a round chatting, or if we are working on a charitable project, crafting, or playing games. What is always part of our time together is camaraderie, laughter, and great food and drink.

Today, I’d like to share one of our favorite recipes, Fruity Rum Punch. It is super easy to make and can be done one at a time or in a large batch — great for parties. This punch features Bacardi Superior, which is absolutely perfect for summer rum punches.

 

Fruity Rum Punch Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 Ounces – Bacardi Superior Rum
  • 2 Ounces – Orange Juice
  • 1-1/2 Ounces – Pineapple Juice
  • 1/4 Ounce – Grenadine
  • Squeeze of Lime
  • Ice
  • Orange (slices for garnish)
  • Lime (slices for garnish, and the squeeze)
  • Pineapple Chunks (optional garnish)

Directions:

  1. Fill glass with the desired amount of ice cubes.
  1. Pour Bacardi Superior Rum over ice.
  1. Add Orange Juice, Pineapple, and Grenadine.
  1. Squeeze a little Lime into the drink, and stir.
  1. Garnish with Orange slices and Lime slices.

Notes:

  • This recipe serves one, but you can easily multiply the recipe to make a pitcher or punch bowl full. Enjoy!
  • You can switch out the Bacardi Superior for Bacardi Banana Flavored Rum to add another fruity layer to the drink.
  • Check out #RumInTheSun for more tasty recipes using rum, a fabulously versatile spirit.

 

Rum Punch Printable Recipe!

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Rum Punch
 
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Your friends will love this fruity rum punch at your next girls' night party. Refreshing, delicious, and pretty. Made with Bacardi Superior. Check out #RumInTheSun for more tasty recipes using rum, a fabulously versatile spirit.
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Type: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Serves: 1 drink
Ingredients:
  • 2 Ounces - Bacardi Superior Rum
  • 2 Ounces - Orange Juice
  • 1-1/2 Ounces - Pineapple Juice
  • 1/4 Ounce - Grenadine
  • Squeeze of Lime
  • Ice
  • Orange (slices for garnish)
  • Lime (slices for garnish, and the squeeze)
  • Pineapple Chunks (optional garnish)
  • Add another layer of fruity deliciousness by switching out the Bacardi Superior for Bacardi Banana Flavored Rum.
Directions:
  1. Fill glass with the desired amount of ice cubes.
  2. Pour Bacardi Superior Rum over ice.
  3. Add Orange Juice, Pineapple, and Grenadine.
  4. Squeeze a little Lime into the drink, and stir.
  5. Garnish with Orange slices and Lime slices.
Notes
This recipe serves one, but you can easily multiply the recipe to make a pitcher or punch bowl full. Enjoy!
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Girls’ Night Ideas

Looking for some great ideas for activities with your friends? Give these a try.

Outings:

  • Go to a Live Music Concert
  • Hit a local Street Fair or Festival
  • Go sing Karaoke

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Group Projects:

  • Organize a Locks of Love Cut-a-thon
  • Crochet hats for Knots of Love
  • Craft ornaments for a seniors’ home

Great Games:

  • Bunco
  • Catch Phrase
  • Taboo
  • Pictionary

Whatever you are doing, make the most of it with some great eats and drinks, like this Bacardi Superior Fruity Rum Punch!

You can find more great recipe ideas and tons of fun with Bacardi Superior by following them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

So, do you have any great rum recipes or ideas for girls’ night?

 

 

 

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Strawberry Jalapeño Glazed Chicken Recipe

This Strawberry Jalapeño Glazed Chicken Recipe has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Smucker’s. All opinions are mine alone. #SpreadTheHeat #CollectiveBias

 

It’s time for summer confessions, and there are two of them that relate to this recipe. First, one of my favorite summertime treats is fresh strawberries. I have fond memories of picking them right from our backyard when I was a kid. And, second, we absolutely love Mexican food at our house. Although, I have to admit, I usually ask for my jalapeños on the side. I am a wimp when it comes to spicy heat — think of me on the mild to mildly medium side of the heat scale.

 

So, I was excited, albeit a little nervous, when I got the opportunity to try Smucker’s Fruit & Honey Strawberry Jalapeño Fruit Spread. The NEW Strawberry Jalapeño flavor joins the Strawberry, Triple Berry, and Blueberry Lemon fruit spreads in the Fruit & Honey line. Give them all a try!

 

I was absolutely thrilled to discover that the heat in the fruit spread is not overpowering. It adds a very nice layer of flavor.

 

I had a great time creating new recipes to #SpreadTheHeat with Smucker’s, and know you and your family will love my Strawberry Jalapeño Glazed Chicken. It offers amazing flavors and a hint of heat. Serve up this easy and “better for you” dish for your next Sunday Dinner or any night of the week.

 

Strawberry Jalapeño Glazed Chicken

A “Better for You” Recipe Perfect for Sunday Dinner!

 

This glazed chicken recipe is delicious, easy, and satisfying. The sauce has only 5 ingredients (not counting olive oil or salt). How great is that? I know I love recipes with just a few ingredients, especially on busy nights. The glaze is fantastic, and the heat is in the mild to medium range.

Let’s Get Cooking:

 

Ingredients

Chicken, Shallot, Spicy Brown Mustard, White Balsamic Vinegar, Smucker’s Fruit & Honey Strawberry Jalapeño Fruit Spread, Chives, Olive Oil, and Salt.

How To:

  • Pre-heat oven to 375° F.
  • Clean your chicken and salt and pepper to taste.
  • In a cast iron skillet, drizzle some olive oil. When skillet is hot, add chicken. You want to give the chicken a nice brown on both sides.
  • While the chicken is browning, mince your shallot.
  • Once chicken is browned, place the skillet into the oven to finish cooking.
  • Make sauce while chicken is in the oven.

Making the Sauce:

  • In a small sauce pan, drizzle Olive Oil, and heat pan.
  • Mince shallot, add to pan, and saute until translucent.
  • Add Spicy Brown Mustard.
  • Stir in White Balsamic Vinegar.
  • Blend.
  • Add Strawberry Jalapeño Fruit Spread.
  • Mix well.
  • Bring sauce to a boil, then turn down to lightly simmer for 5-6 minutes, until slightly thickened.
  • Stir in chives, and turn off heat.

 

Your chicken should be finished, check to be sure. Let the chicken rest outside the oven for a few minutes to let juices settle. Plate the chicken, and spoon glaze over the top. Garnish with fresh sliced strawberries and jalapeño, and a couple spears of chive.

Easy right? Wait until you taste this glazed chicken. Your taste buds will thank you! It was a huge hit at our house.

 

 

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A flavorful and easy chicken dish that is satisfying and "better for you". Recipe uses Smucker’s Fruit & Honey Strawberry Jalapeno Fruit Spread.
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Type: Main Dish
Serves: 4-6
Ingredients:
  • Chicken (I used boneless, skinless chicken breasts)
  • 2 Tablespoon - Shallot (minced)
  • 1 Teaspoon - Spicy Brown Mustard
  • 4 Teaspoons - White Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup - Smucker's Fruit & Honey Strawberry Jalapeño Fruit Spread
  • 2 Tablespoon - Chives (fresh and chopped)
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
Directions:
  1. Pre-heat oven to 375° F.
  2. Clean your chicken and salt and pepper to taste.
  3. In a cast iron skillet, drizzle some olive oil. When skillet is hot, add chicken. You want to give the chicken a nice brown on both sides.
  4. While the chicken is browning, mince your shallot.
  5. Once chicken is browned, place the skillet into the oven to finish cooking.
  6. Make sauce while chicken is in the oven.

    Making the Sauce:
  7. In a small sauce pan, drizzle 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil, and heat pan.
  8. Mince shallot, add to pan, and saute until translucent.
  9. Add 1 Teaspoon of Spicy Brown Mustard.
  10. Stir in 4 Teaspoons of White Balsamic Vinegar.
  11. Blend.
  12. Add 1/2 Cup Strawberry Jalapeño Fruit Spread.
  13. Mix well.
  14. Bring sauce to a boil, then turn down to lightly simmer for 5-6 minutes, until slightly thickened.
  15. Stir in chives, and turn off heat.

    Your chicken should be finished, check to be sure. Let the chicken rest outside the oven for a few minutes to let juices settle. Plate the chicken and spoon glaze over the top. Garnish with fresh sliced strawberries and jalapeño, and a couple spears of chive.
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Rory and I picked up our Smucker’s Fruit Spread at our local Walmart, you can too! Find it on the condiment aisle. We love that this is a “better for you” product that is sweetened naturally with honey. Rory loves the Blueberry Lemon, but now she’s torn with the NEW Strawberry Jalapeño flavor.

Earn $1.00 off Smucker’s Fruit & Honey Fruit Spread with Ibotta.

 

I served the Strawberry Jalapeño Glazed Chicken with:

 

Give them a try. Recipes coming soon.

This is an impressive menu for entertaining, and it has a lovely presentation.

 

Hint:
The fruit spread makes for a crunchy, wholesome snack on Wasa Crackers!

 

What flavorful recipe ideas using fruit spreads do you have?

 

Are you planning a family dinner or entertaining guests?

 

 

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How-To Get Freebies

Freebies! Who doesn’t love them? Let’s take a look at where you may be missing out on some awesome freebies…

How-To Get Freebies

 

The only thing better than getting stuff is getting free stuff, as the saying goes. While there are many great coupons at Discountrue.com with which you can save a lot of money in Kohl’s or other popular shops, there are few things better than being given free things outright. So, how can we maximize our ability to soak up all of the awesome free stuff that’s out there for us to snag? Read on for some helpful tips!

 

Signing Up For Rewards Cards

 

Whether it’s when we get our morning coffee at Dunkin Donuts, or when we head to the mall to go shopping, we are inundated with offers to sign up for rewards cards. Most of us decline and continue on our merry way, but if you are someone who frequents a certain location on a regular basis, why not be compensated for it? A variety of outlets and retailers offer their regular customers the chance to accrue points to collect free items at a later date.

 

Use Your 401(k)

 

If you are not utilizing the 401(k) plan at your current place of employment, you are leaving money on the table in the form of matching contributions. The vast majority of employers will match any amount that you are contributing to your own 401(k), and even if you end up quitting, cashing out and paying the penalty, you are still likely to turn a profit.

 

Food Samples

 

Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, and Publix have all been known to provide free food samples to hungry shoppers. Check the stores in your area to see which days these stores choose to put out samples and you may luck out even more by experiencing a wine tasting. If you make it to Publix or Trader’s Joe on the right day, their samples are almost the same size as a full meal, so be sure to bring your appetite!

 

Foraging For Fruit

 

Fruit lovers who are consistently frustrated with the selection at their local supermarket are probably unaware of the fact that there is a bevy of public land where you can pick fresh fruits to heart’s content, completely free of charge. To find out where you are allowed to go foraging for fruit in your area, head to FallingFruit.org and they will help you to locate your best opportunities.

 

Get a TV Antenna

 

With so many programs offering viewers a chance to enjoy a live stream and a number of websites providing a free place to watch television after the fact, the average person who is constantly on the go does not have the same amount of time to watch television as they used to. So why keep that expensive cable box, when you can get an antenna for your television and receive the same ten channels everyone else watches for free?

 

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Watermelon, Blueberry & Feta Salad Recipe

Watermelon, Blueberry & Feta Salad

A Refreshing PATRIOTIC Side Dish!

 

Labor Day is here. That means the end of summer, and the last of the big BBQs. So, get out your flags and bunting, and let’s make another Patriotic splash! I’m sharing with you today a recipe for a delicious and refreshing red, white, and blue salad that is wonderful anytime, but especially fun for those Star-Spangled holidays–Watermelon, Blueberry & Feta Salad. It is super quick, super easy, and super tasty.

Here’s What You Need:

Watermelon, Blueberries, Feta Cheese, and Balsamic Vinegar. Can you believe it? There are only 4 ingredients.

The Directions:

Cut your watermelon into large rectangles, triangles, crescents, or whatever shape you’d like. Stars perhaps? Place the watermelon on a platter. Top with blueberries and Feta cheese. Drizzle with Balsamic vinegar. Easy peasy, right?

This watermelon salad will not only be a big hit for its fabulous flavor, but also for its fun and festive appearance.

Tip for Cutting Watermelon

If you are just wanting bite-sized chunks of watermelon for this salad or any other time, try this easy cutting tip.

  1. Cut your watermelon in half.
  1. Using a knife, cut along the outer edge of the red, along the rind.
  1. Now, take the knife and cut through the ripe fruit (but not through the rind), making strips or vertical lines.
  1. Then cut perpendicular lines, so it resembles a checker board.
  1. Scoop out the watermelon using a large spoon. Scoop horizontally to make chunks.

All the juices stay within the rind making for easy clean-up.

Here’s a Printable Recipe just for you… Enjoy!

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Watermelon, Blueberry & Feta Salad
 
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A delicious and refreshing red, white, and blue salad that is wonderful anytime, but especially fun for those Star-Spangled holidays--Watermelon, Blueberry & Feta Salad. It is super quick, super easy, and super tasty.
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Type: Salad
Ingredients:
  • Watermelon
  • Blueberries
  • Feta Cheese
  • Balsamic Vinegar
Directions:
  1. Cut your Watermelon into large rectangles, triangles, crescents, or whatever shape you'd like. Stars perhaps?
  2. Place the watermelon on a platter.
  3. Top with Blueberries and Feta Cheese.
  4. Drizzle with Balsamic Vinegar.
Notes
Tip for Cutting Watermelon:

If you are just wanting bite-sized chunks of watermelon for this salad or any other time, try this easy cutting tip.

1. Cut your watermelon in half.
2. Using a knife, cut along the outer edge of the red, along the rind.
3. Now, take the knife and cut through the ripe fruit (but not through the rind), making strips or vertical lines.
4. Then cut perpendicular lines, so it resembles a checker board.
5. Scoop out the watermelon using a large spoon. Scoop horizontally to make chunks.
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