Ditch The Ick with New Dry Sprays #TRYDRY

Have you ever been getting dressed to go out and you put a shirt or dress over your head,  pull it on and just as you look in the mirror, your see it, icky white antiperspirant marks.  You run to the bathroom to wash it off, but it usually either gets worse or comes back when dry.  Even when I am fully aware and try to make sure not to do this, it happens.  Then, I am left scrambling for something else to wear or wearing a jacket or sweater to cover the icky smears.

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If you can relate to my story above, you might be glad to know that NEW Dry Spray Antiperspirants from Degree Men, Degree Women, Dove, Dove Men+Care and Axe, are available at Walmart.  These deodorants go on dry, no icky wet spay running down but totally dry.  If you click on the link above you can even see a video showing you how the technology works.  Now you don’t need to change your outfit at the last minute or cover up because the spray is invisible on you and everywhere else!  Dry Sprays also keep you fresh and dry for up to 48 hours so you can be confident even in situations that make you sweat.  So, are you going to Ditch The Ick?

 

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Kinivo ZX100 Mini Portable Speaker With Enhanced Bass Resonator-Valentine’s Day Gift Pick

KinivoValentine’s Day is fast approaching, if you are looking for a gift for the the sweetie or all the little sweeties  in your life, I have a great idea. I love listening to music, podcasts, watching Netflix  and online tutorials when I’m cooking, taking a bath, sewing, crafting or doing some mundane task.  However, I find that if I’m not very quiet or  the water is running, it’s hard to hear, even with the volume on max.

 

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Enter the Kinivo ZX100 Mini, a litte speaker that is big on sound!  The speaker is small and lightweight,  great for travel.  It comes in great color combos so you can personalize them to the person you are giving ti to or yourself.  Enhanced bass resonator and rechargeable battery are just some of the awesome features of this mini speaker. The speaker is compatible with iPods, iPhones, MP3 Players, CD Players, Laptops with 3.5 mm audio socket.  You can even connect multiple speakers for maximum sound.

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Product Features

  • ERCD – Expansive Resonator Construction Design to give the best low frequency output
  • Compatibility: all iPods, iPhones, MP3 players, CD players, laptops with 3.5-mm audio socket. (Does not support Bluetooth)
  • Full-bodied, 360-degree sound
  • Ultra-portable compact size with long-lasting internal chargeable battery
  • Modular design: connect Multiple Speakers for Maximum Sound

 

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Orkin #BedBugFeud Game & CleanRest Pillow Encasement Giveaway!!!

Did reading this post title make you itchy?  Bed bugs are no joke and you can bring them home from vacation because some hotels are infested with them. Without even knowing you are transporting home some unwelcome tourists, they will make their presence known when they set up their new residence, in your mattress!  Yuck, I know but I have heard it happen to more and more people.  

College dorms have also experienced bed bug infestations. So if prevention is the best defense, play the Orkin  #BedBugFeud Game and test your bed bug knowledge to see if you are keeping a clean bed in 2015!  Play the game and beat the clock to make it on the leaderboard!  Hint: Use the “Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite” PDF as a cheat sheet.

Orkin, uses the latest technology and unparalleled training to develop an effective treatment that’s right for your needs. To learn more about our pest control based in science or to schedule an inspection, visit orkin.com or call 1-800-800-ORKIN.  You can visit and follow Orkin on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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Luma Comfort HC12B Humidifier Review-Give Dry Winter Air The Boot

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With winter weather comes dry air, dry skin and chapped lips.  This can make us very uncomfortable and even miserable.  If you get sick with the cold or flu  and have a cough, dry air in your home can have you losing sleep by exacerbating the issue and have you up coughing all night.  Dry winter air can cause stuffy sinuses, make allergies worse and lead to headaches.  We need to replace the moisture in the air.

I just went through this recently in my home.  I had a very bad bout with a sinus infection and then a cough that kept me up almost every night for over a week as a result.  I could literally feel my nasal passages and throat drying up while I was trying to sleep, my cough got worse and I woke up with a terrible sore throat and laryngitis.  I had to get some moisture in the air and fast.

Enter the Luma Comfort HC12B ultrasonic cool mist humidifier.  Now, this humidifier not only keeps the air moist and comfortable, it looks great!  Available in black or white it has a sleek and slim vase design that  just fits in with home decor.  Designed to cover rooms up tp 650 square feet make it perfect for medium and large rooms.

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This humidifier was so easy to get up and running right out of the box.

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My husband filled the tank up, screwed the demineralization cartridge into the water tank cover and then screwed the cover on.

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You let sit it for a few minutes and then plug in.  You can use the attachments to create 3 different height settings so it will be the perfect height whether you place the unit on the floor or table.

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When you turn it on a musical chime will sound and that means the unit is in standby mode.  Press the power button and the unit will turn on at the lowest setting.  To increase the mist volume you just press and hold the power button and you will hear the musical tone which lets you know that it is increasing.  A visual changing of the light from blue to white will also signal that the mist volume is increasing toward the highest level.

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Decreasing the volume once it has reached the highest  setting is easy too. Press the power button, the musical chime will sound and the light will change from white to blue as it cycles back to the lowest setting.  If you find the ideal setting, the unit will remember and as long as it is not unplugged, will return to that setting when turned on.  Unplugging the unit returns it to the default settings.  The humidifier also comes with a matching remote control that operates the unit up to 65 feet away.  When the tank is low on water it will beep and if not filled the light on the front will blink red until the tank is filled.  On its lowest setting it will run for 45 continuous hours.This humidifier operates with a demineralization cartridge that lets you use any kind of water.  Distilled water will keep the unit running in peak condition longer and eliminate white dust.

I just love this humidifier!  From the first day I used this, I could feel a difference.  It helped me breath better, I didn’t  feel like my nasal passages were dry and my cough was so much better.  Since using it, I have not noticed the sinus pressure and pain that I suffered with for so long.  It truly does eliminate dust particles and the table I have it on usually shows dust like crazy but since placing the humidifier on it, there is no visible dust! I had the humidifier on its highest setting for these pictures because I really want to get rid of the dry air as quickly as possible.  Once the air quality was better I used it on a lower setting. If you are looking for something to improve the air quality in your home, take a look at the Luma Comfort HC12B ultrasonic cool mist humidifier.  I am certain that you will be breathing a lot easier if you do.


You can see more of the great Luma Comfort product line on their website and follow them on Facebook and  Twitter.

 

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Our Trip To The Big Apple Circus In Lincoln Center To See Metamorphosis

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A couple of weeks ago, on Saturday, we went to New York City for the last Saturday performance of The Big Apple Circus in Lincoln Center.  The theme of the show was Metamorphosis and it was a spectacular show.  It was an entirely different show than 2 years ago when we saw them in Lincoln Center and it was filled with fun, death-defying acts and adorable animals.  My kids were wide-eyed during the entire performance and my husband and I were just as amazed.

 

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The Big Apple Circus not only impresses with their stupendous performers, but in the way they treat their animals, the way they give back to the community and how they help bring laughter to sick children and the elderly.  They even have Autism Friendly shows.

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Francesco, The Musical Clown is the first performer to see and he gets right in the audience supposedly searching for his seat.  He keeps us entertained throughout the circus and is absolutely hysterical.  The quick change Smirnov Duo still has my husband and I shaking our heads with how they do what they did.  We saw it but it does not seem possible.  There were many performances that had us asking, “How did they do that?”  Trapeze artists, contortionists, jugglers and amazing feats of all kinds has us still talking. Ringmaster, John Kennedy Kane keeps us on top of everything under the big top.  If you get a chance to attend, you should, it will make memories for a lifetime.

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Check out the cities and dates to see if there is a performance near you.  You can buy tickets HERE and follow them on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.  You can check out more pictures from our trip to the circus on  Instagram

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Did you see Metamorphosis from The Big Apple Circus?  If so, I would love to hear where and what you thought.  Please let me know in the comments.

 

Disclosure: As a USFG Blogger I was provided with complimentary tickets to the performance but as always my views and words are 100% my own.

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Why Bloggers Should Never Work For Free

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Working professionally as a blogger and social media influencer and strategist for over 5 years, there is something that really gets under my skin.  I see it less myself because I nipped it in the bud. However, in blogging forums, I see many new bloggers posting they’ve been asked to promote a service or app without any mention of compensation.  Even over the internet, I can see the quivering lip of the new blogger, as she meekly asks, if this is okay.  Some will try to justify they have no right to ask for compensation because they are just too new.

It isn’t just bloggers, it’s the photographer who is asked to photograph a friend’s daughter’s Sweet 16.  You notice I didn’t say “hired” because, it should be an honor.  The professional magician who is asked to just do a little strolling magic at his neighbors wedding, after all he’s going to be there and it comes so easy to him.  The graphic artist who should be turning cartwheels over her friend’s suggestion to design a new website, logo and marketing materials for her new business.  It goes on, but if you ever want to be treated as a professional, you need to act like one.

Stop thinking that your work has no value and your time is not precious.  As a newbie it’s hard for some to stand up and say something.   Most feel maybe they should take it, it could be a portfolio builder, they don’t feel worthy to say anything else.

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I tell new bloggers never be afraid, respond to the email with confidence.  Write back, that the app or service sounds like it would be a great match for your readers and social media followers.  Then ask them what the compensation is for promotion on your blog and social media channels?  Be assertive and stand your ground.  I guarantee Gloria from  XYZMedia is getting paid to find people to promote this, why shouldn’t you?

I also prepare them, how to respond  if they receive a reply from Gloria saying that the client has a small budget and they could use the piece to get their audience excited.  They may also go on to say that while they are not able to provide any type of compensation this time, they do work with other clients and there is a chance of other partnerships down the road.

Now, they say that for a reason, they want the newbie to think if she throws this away, she will never hear from them with any other opportunities.  It usually works like a charm, and the agent gets the client free promotion and the blogger gets put on the “Will Blog For Free” List.  Their name will never make it to big budget clients because accepting it showed the media agent they’re not professional.  If  they want to be taken seriously they need to write back that they know they could create buzz for the app or service but that they don’t work for free and turn the tables and ask if they do?  Ask if the are being paid for the work they’re doing now or are they volunteering their time at XYZMedia?

I’m not saying you should not volunteer for worthwhile things, but make sure you are not taken advantage of.  The perception many have of bloggers is that what we do is so easy, or of such little value, we should be glad to have some content to post.  They are really doing us the favor.

It is the exact opposite, bloggers are powerful influencers brands can plug-in with to have their product or service promoted to the blog’s loyal target market.  The bloggers have the  power to amplify stories, experiences, services, images and ideas through their posts and create a social media storm of  tweets, pins, posts, likes and shares on every major social media channel.

Start valuing your work and the next time you get an email from Larry, Felicia, Susan or Gloria, acting like you should be tickled they picked you to promote their client for free, just ask what the compensation is.  Go on, you can do it.  Be proud of your work.  When you feel the butterflies, just ask yourself if the client they are pitching you is paying them for their services.  You know the answer is yes, so why would you let them take advantage of you?

Have you ever dealt with someone asking you to do your craft for free like they were doing you a favor?  How did you respond?  Please share your stories, I would love to hear them.

 

 

 

 


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Batching Errands For The Win With Walmart & Pennzoil #DropShopAndOil

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I just finished creating the curriculum for a course I am teaching at SoFabU in Mastering Time Management.  One of the tips in the course is batching your errands.  I really don’t know anywhere I can batch more diverse errands than at a Walmart Supercenter.  It’s almost like a contest for me of how many things can be taken care of in one trip.  This past Saturday I dropped my van off at the Walmart Automotive Care Center and did a #DropShopAndOil.

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With the holidays behind us, it was time to catch up with some needed maintenance tasks on the vehicle that carries my family around all year.  An oil change with Pennzoil motor oil was the first thing on the agenda.  So driving the van around the back of the store to the Automotive Care Center entrance was the first step.  We then entered and stepped up to the counter to pick the service we wanted.   Penzoil 8

We had a very helpful associate named who assisted us and helped us pick the best Pennzoil motor oil for our van.

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All Pennzoil products help clean out sludge lesser oils leave behind. Pennzoil is engineered for complete protection that will allow you to drive an extra 550 miles per year vs a dirty engine. No other motor oil provides better protection from friction.

With the help of our associate we chose the High Mileage Vehicle Pennzoil and it helps reduce leaks and oil consumption in higher mileage engines.  It is specifically designed for new or late-model vehicles with over 75,000 miles, to help keep the engines running clean and going strong for a long time.  Walmart Auto Care Center Oil Changes are a lot less than I would pay at the dealership, so I save time and money!  Our Walmart Auto Care Center is open 7 days a week making it super convenient.

With our van in good hands, it was off to get the little guy a hair cut!

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Then of course we took a stroll through the toy department for some great shark theme toys.  Can you tell his newest interest is sharks?

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After that, off to grocery shop.

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After checking out our groceries, we went back to the Automotive Care Center to pick up our van.

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Starting on 1/21/15 you can save $5 off one 5-quart bottle of Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology. Click HERE For the Special Offer!  Hair cut, grocery shopping, and a well needed oil change with Pennzoil in one trip!  That is power batching errands for the win!  I would love to hear about your most successful batching errands adventures, leave  a comment letting me know!


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Stop Posting “FML” Statuses!!!

It's just a bad day not a bad lifeNothing gets under my skin more than “FML” statuses that people post.  In fact I hate them so much, that as I go through my Facebook Feed and just quickly read them, I have to stop and say a prayer that lets God know I was just reading that and didn’t say that myself about my life.

I know to most of you that probably sounds crazy or silly, but it’s the truth.  The biggest reason I despise it is that it’s often said about very trivial things.  You know like asking for no mayo on your burger and getting one with mayo.  Sometimes it could be something more, say your car skidding on ice even though you did not hit anyone else or receive any injuries. That should not have a “FML” status but a “Thank God” or “Life is Good” status.

There are so many people struggling just to live, those with life-threatening illnesses, who are in pain and still fighting with every ounce of strength left to make it another day.  They are not posting “FML” statuses, they know how precious” life is and they are thankful for every minute.  To post a status that you missed the bus or were late to work with “FML” is just crapping on your life. Maybe it was destiny that you missed that bus, perhaps getting on that bus would have led to something very bad for you.  I believe every thing happens for a reason so if you didn’t catch the bus, try to look at it in a different way. Value your life no matter how hard it may seem at times. Never think it’s not worth it, because you need to remember there are people all over, who would trade places with you in a heartbeat.  Parents who have to stand by helplessly while their child takes their last breath, moms who have to say goodbye to their families way before their time, dads who will never get to show their son how to shave.

Life is precious, life is fragile, life is fleeting, please don’t put such little value on yours.  Cherish your life instead.  I am not saying you can’t post about having a bad day or something bad happening.  Of course you can share that and get some encouragement and hugs from friends.  It’s just the “FML” that you need to lose.  In the words of Max Ehrmann, “With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be cheerful. Strive to be happy.”

 

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Kyocera Vertical, Double Edge Peeler Review & Giveaway

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Kyocera Advanced Ceramics Vertical Peeler is a great peeler for any size hand.  The ergonomic handle fits comfortably and securely whether your hands are small or large or left or right-handed.

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The handle allows you to peel in a vertical style.  Easy care, just pop the peeler in the dishwasher.  The peeler’s vertical blade is made from advanced ceramic and it is super sharp and stays that way 10 times longer than steel blades. It is so easy to peel vegetables because the optimal cutting angle just glides right through foods effortlessly.  The blade will not rust or corrode ever! The ceramic blade also will not brown foods or transfer a metallic taste or smell.

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My husband tried this peeler out and loves it.  So easy to peel any type of fruit or vegetable and the ceramic blade is so much cleaner and more sanitary than metal.  The sharp red color makes it easy to locate the peeler in a drawer.  If you are in the market for a new peeler, do yourself a favor and check out the Vertical, Double Edge Peeler from Kyocera Advanced Ceramics.

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Baking Up #BigGameTreats With SNICKERS® & Skittles®!!!

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The older I get, the more I can’t stand winter and in New York we are experiencing extreme, frigid temperatures.  The kind of dangerously low, temperatures causing our schools to close for!  We went into NYC this past Saturday and after going to the circus, I so badly wanted to walk with my husband and little ones on the streets of Manhattan, pick up some Italian pastries and show them the sites of the city that never sleeps.

However, literally a couple of blocks and we felt like we had frostbite so we ducked into a restaurant, had a late dinner and hailed a taxi to go back home.  Very disappointing.  It’s times like now I love when I see stores putting up spring displays and anything that makes January and the winter go faster.  Which is why when I went to Walmart to pick up some candy I needed for baking, I soaked in the spring merchandise on the shelves.

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I am focusing on the next big event, we will be entertaining friends and family for the “Big Game” in a few weeks.  I love to bake and so I tried out some recipes this past weekend.  Who doesn’t love chocolate, caramel and peanuts?  Not any one I know, so I was excited to mix it up in the kitchen with SNICKERS®.  I first made some decadent, SNICKERS® Cupcakes.

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Don’t they look fabulous? See the ooey, gooey filling!  SNICKERS® Minis  on top is so much better than a cherry.

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Would you like to make these?  I knew you would.  First thing is to bake up some chocolate cupcakes.  I used just a boxed Devil’s Food cake mix and prepared and baked according to the package directions.

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When the cupcakes are cool you make the filling by mixing milk, butter, soft caramels, chopped peanuts and marshmallow fluff.  You add milk, butter and caramels to a saucepan and melt on the stovetop over medium heat until melted stirring constantly.

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Then add peanuts and marshmallow fluff to the melted confection and stir until everything is combined well.  Remove the mixture from the heat and allow to cool and thicken for approximately 30-35 minutes.

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When you are ready to fill the cooled cupcakes, you cut out a hole in the middle of the top of the cupcake where the filling with go.  Then you can fill with a pastry bag and decorator tip all the cupcakes with the filling.

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For the cupcake frosting I made a peanut Butter Buttercream by mixing butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, peanut butter and milk.  Put the frosting in a pastry bag and top all the cupcakes with the frosting.

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Last I make a chocolate glaze by mixing confectioner’s sugar, cocoa powder and milk and drizzle the glaze over the cupcakes.  Top each cupcake with a half of a SNICKERS® Minis. Yum, these made the final cut and it was a unanimous decision that they will be found on our game day buffet.   If you want to try the list of ingredients is below.

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Chocolate Cake Mix of Your Choice ( Prepare and Bake Cupcakes According To Package Directions)

 Cupcake Filling:

  • 3 Tbsp of Milk
  • 6 Tbsp of Butter
  • 8 Oz. Caramels
  • 1/4 Cup Marshmallow Fluff
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Peanuts

Peanut Butter Icing

  • 1 Cup Butter
  • 4 Cups Confectioner’s Sugar
  • 1 Tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2/3 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 2-3 Tbsp Milk
Chocolate Glaze and Topping
  • 1/2 + 1/8 Cup Confectioner’s Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. Cocoa
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp of Milk
  • 18 SNICKERS® Minis

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SNICKERS® Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies were the next treat on my baking agenda.  These are an easy peanut butter cookie that is stuffed with a SNICKERS® Mini.

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First step is to make your cookie dough so cream butter, peanut butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar with your electric mixer.  Add egg, vanilla, milk, salt and baking soda and mix until completely combined.  Slowly add your flour a little at a time and mix until the dough comes together.  Chill your dough for at least 30 minutes.

Take your chilled dough and scoop out two tbsp. size  balls of dough, flatten slightly with the palm of your hand  and place a SNICKERS® Mini in the center of one of the flattened dough balls.

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Top with the other slightly fattened dough balls and seal the edges and form into a ball.   Continue this process placing the cookies on a cookie sheet approximately 2″ apart.

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Bake at  350 degrees F for 13-16 minutes or until they just begin to brown.

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Cool 5 minutes on the cookie sheet and then remove them to a wire rack to cool completely.  Store the cookies in an airtight container or freeze them between layers of paper towels for up to 1 month.

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So what did my family think?  Was this cookie a game day winner?  You betcha and it will have its special place on our big game day buffet extravaganza!  Want to try them?  The recipe is below.

SNICKERS® Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies

  • 1/2 Cup (1 Stick) Salted Butter
  • 3/4 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 3/4 Cup Packed Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 Tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Tbsp Milk
  • 1/2 Tsp Baking Soda
  • 1-1/2 Cups Flour
  • SNICKERS® Minis (about 20-24)

Okay one more but we are going to appeal to those who are looking for something less chocolatey and more tangy.  For those guests I  tried a Skittles®  Drop Sugar Cookie.  Big thick, soft and chewy sugar cookies with a colorful mix of Skittles® are easy to make and oh so good.  The cookie even has a lemony, citrus flavor from the candy.  It was quite remarkable when I tasted that because I was surprised they would flavor the cookie itself but it was a delicious surprise.

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I first made a drop sugar cookie batter.  Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy then beat in one egg plus one egg yolk.  Add vanilla and mix well.  Then incorporate the flour, baking soda and cornstarch (first combine the dry ingredients ) and mix until well blended.

I used a cookie scoop to scoop out the dough onto a cookie sheet and then pressed in the Skittles® candies on top.  If you had a favorite team that was yellow and red, purple and yellow etc, you could use just those 2 colors to show your support for your team!

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Bake the cookies at 350 degrees for about 12-14 minutes or until edges look set and just beginning to brown.  Remove and let cool on cookie sheet for a few minutes and then remove them to cool completely on a cooling rack.  This recipe makes about 24 large cookies.  See full list of recipe ingredients below.

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Skittles® Drop Sugar Cookies

  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 1 Tsp Baking Soda
  • 2 Tsp Cornstarch
  • 1/2 Cup (1 Stick) Salted Butter
  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Egg plus 1 Egg Yolk
  • 1-1/2 Tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Skittles® Candy

From January 21-31, enter to win by purchasing 1 qualifying MARS Chocolate product and 1 qualifying Wrigley product at Walmart. All you have to do is snap a photo of the receipt to show proof of purchase and text or email to [email protected]. 14 winners will be drawn randomly at the end of the contest period (1 for each day of the contest), and will receive a $250 Walmart gift card! For more information on the contest, visit drvsusa.com/biggame.

I would love you to share with me your results if you make any of these recipes and also share what you are planning on whipping up for the “Big Game!”


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