Monday Mom Meals: One Pan Salmon Dinner

Monday Mom Meals: One Pan Salmon Dinner

Happy 2nd Monday of the month friend. You know what that means, Monday Mom Meals with KLSD! It is also the first day of school for many Central Valley kiddos. This One Dish Salmon Meal is great for busy nights on the go. It takes 7 minutes to prepare, throw it in the oven for about 15 minutes, giving you time to clean and reset the kitchen, and dinner is done. Easy peasy lemon squeezy. You can make this dish year round, just switch out the citrus to what is in season. Check it out and let us know what you think.

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Watermelon Wednesday: Aqua Fresca 4 ways

Watermelon Wednesday: Aqua Fresca 4 ways

“I carried a watermelon.” I actually carried two (these 2) in my tummy and during both pregnancies consumed more watermelon than I probably should have. So we are all HUGE watermelon fans and will gladly carry them any distance to enjoy the perfectly sweet, crispy, juicy fruit. We can easily polish off a small watermelon each in one sitting so I always purchase more than one. If you’re looking for a cool treat to beat the heat and like watermelon than today’s recipes are for you. Also, I rarely share motherhood advice but rather tips that I’ve picked up along the way but recently learned an important lesson that I think is important to share with other mamas.

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Why I love my Peloton

Why I love my Peloton

My husband and I purchased a Peloton bike in December of 2017. I often post about my workouts on instagram and one of the most frequently asked questions I receive is, “How do you like your bike?” So today I’m sharing why I don’t just like my bike, I love it. Read to the end to find a discount code and if you currently ride, let’s connect (I’m ChefShaynaSpins).

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Elf on the Shelf Advent Book Activities

Elf on the Shelf Advent Book Activities

It is crazy to think that I am creating traditions and memories that my girls will (hopefully) have for the rest of their lives. I decided to start the Elf on a Shelf tradition a few years ago when my daughter was 2 and at that time would move the Elf every few days without any disappointment. Now that my daughter is 4, #*it got real- the Elf must move. I have decided to add a book a day to the elf tradition. Today I'm sharing book ideas for the month, along with a festive snack to help with your Elf success.

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Gift Guide 2016: Mindful Gifts for Kids

Gift Guide 2016: Mindful Gifts for Kids

Sometimes it hard to figure out what to give as gifts. If you're anything like me you overthink & overanalyze until you give up, run out of time, & quickly scramble to find something you think the recipient will like. This year, I am planing ahead, being mindful and trying to find the perfect gift for each person in my life. I put together a gift guide for kids that will not fill your home with clutter but rather with gifts created by hand from local artisans as well as a few fun experiences that will create lasting memories.

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Workout Wednesday: In home circuit workout

Workout Wednesday: In home circuit workout

Sometimes it can be super challenging to get in a daily or weekly workout. My brother is a personal trainer and came over to give me an in home workout that I can do with my kids in tow. Do yourself a favor and block out 30 minutes of time, to get in a quick workout. Your body and mind will thank you. This is a new part to my blog that I hope to share weekly if you enjoy it. Check it out and let me know what you think.

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