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Review: The Hummingbird, Durham

Review: The Hummingbird, Durham

The Hummingbird Bakery and Restaurant is one of my daughter’s favorite places to go for lunch and she has been bugging me to go with her. Even offering to pay! Well the kicker was when she said they have great cupcakes. So I said ok. Unfortunately, I didn’t bring my camera so I couldn’t take…

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Review: Tyson Grilled & Ready Frozen Chicken

Review: Tyson Grilled & Ready Frozen Chicken

I am always leery of pre-cooked meals, meats especially, so I was a bit skeptical to try these grilled & ready chicken breasts. But hey, I got free coupons from Foodbuzz Tastemaker Program so I thought it couldn’t hurt. I can always get rid of it if I didn’t like it. Well, I didn’t throw…

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Giveaway: Extra Virgin Olivari® Mediterranean Olive Oil

Giveaway: Extra Virgin Olivari® Mediterranean Olive Oil

If you look at the recipes posted on this blog, you’ll know that we use a heck of a lot of olive oil! And rather than buying different grades of olive oil, I usually just buy a huge jar of extra virgin from my favorite warehouse store nearby. You know which store, I’ve mentioned it…

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Mozaik Prize Pack Giveaway!

Mozaik Prize Pack Giveaway!

How would you like to win this beautiful prize pack? Can you believe that this set is not real china? Yep, Mozaik is designed to look like real ware but it is actually plastic ware that you can either wash and re-use or dispose of. They are perfect for those times when you don’t want…

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Hickory Farms Blog Tour

Hickory Farms Blog Tour

I received this Party Planner Gift Box for the Hickory Farms Blog Tour from Mom Central. It contains three varieties of summer sausage a variety of cheeses, crackers and sweet hot and cranberry flavored mustards. Just the perfect size for a sumptuous snack spread for a small party. I must confess, my girls immediately tore…

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Betty Crocker Boxed Instant Mashed Potatoes GIVEAWAY

Betty Crocker Boxed Instant Mashed Potatoes GIVEAWAY

Welcome to another food giveaway from Cooked from the Heart! I received the prize pack shown above to try out Betty Crocker´s® Boxed Instant Mashed Potatoes. Now you all know how we love our mashed potatoes and gravy in this house. I tend to be a purist when it comes to mashed potatoes though so…

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Healthy Choice Steaming Entrées

Healthy Choice Steaming Entrées

I don’t regularly serve any pre-cooked or frozen meals at home but I am not averse to bringing them for lunch. So when I was given a chance to try out the new line of frozen mirowavable steaming entrées for Healthy Choice, I decided to give it a try. I am the sort of person…

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SOYJOY Second Chances Contest

SOYJOY Second Chances Contest

Do you believe in second chances? I do. I believe everyone needs a second or maybe a third or fourth chance, depending on the circumstances. After all, I have been known to do things that I later wished I hadn’t done or could do over again. Nobody is perfect and to celebrate the spirit of…

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