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With smartphones and smart home technology, sometimes it seems you’re always connected. Technology makes your life easier by automating mundane tasks. There’s an app to help you do almost everything nowadays, including living a healthier life. Read on to learn how technology can help you improve your diet and lose weight.

5 Ways to Use Technology to Improve Your Diet

Find a Remote Health Buddy

Staying committed to a healthy diet and exercise plan is difficult when you go it alone. Technology such as forums and social media make it easy to find a health buddy. You can check in with your partner anytime without leaving home to help each other stay on track.

Swap photos via social media or SMS to share and celebrate your progress and stay motivated. You’ll make each other accountable for following through on diet plans.

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*This Prettiest Neapolitan Frozen Dessert Cups Recipe Tutorial contains Amazon links. Please note, as an affiliate marketer for them, clicking and purchasing from these links results in me making a small commission from this action.

One of my family’s favorite ice cream flavors throughout the year, as well as in the summer is Neapolitan flavored ice cream. Plus, in the summer we happen to love all cold and frozen treats, as well. I mean ice cream, ices and more frozen treats take center stage.

We also enjoy pudding and cookies, too for dessert. I mean who doesn’t enjoy pudding or cookies come dessert time any time of the year.

So, I decided to try a new recipe for my family that includes pudding, cookies and the Neapolitan ice cream look. Plus, this dessert is frozen for the summer time. Moreover it is portioned perfectly for all in neatly made dessert cups.

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*This post was sponsored by Nabisco as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.

Here is the thing I happen to love OREO Cookies. I mean as far back as I can recall I have had a love affair with OREO.

That said I am always on the lookout for OREO products, especially new and even limited edition OREO foods.

So, on a recent Walmart shopping trip, I couldn’t resist picking up OREO Thin Bites. Because OREO Thin Bites are truly the perfect snacking option. Why? Because they are an awesome twist on the classic OREO Cookie. Plus, now they come Bite-Sized. I mean how could I not resist. And an extra added incentive is that you can get $0.50 off OREO Thins Bites at Walmart using the Ibotta offer.

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This Strawberry Lemonade Moscato Punch Cocktail Recipe Tutorial contains Amazon links. Please note, as an affiliate marketer for them, clicking and purchasing from these links results in me making a small commission from this action.

The 4th of July and summer entertaining is now on tap. So what better time then now to have some killer cocktail recipes on hand. While some cocktails are more romantic. Right now, the cocktails I am focusing on are more for just summer and entertaining both family and/or friends.

By the way, I happen to not be big on wine in all honesty. But one of my favorites is Moscato Wine. But at this time of the year, I still want to enjoy a chilled cocktail. While I could indeed just chill the wine. I happen to love mixing in summer time flavors, as well.

So with this Moscato Punch, I cannot help but mix in strawberries and lemonade.

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*This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DGSummerSnacks #CollectiveBias

Coca-Cola & Kellogg’s are partnering for an exclusive summer treat bundle offer at Dollar General!

In perfect time for prepping for the Fourth of July, you can pick up the perfect snack, pairing Gold Peak Tea with Cheez-Its or Peace Tea with Pringles.

You want to enjoy every minute of the holiday weekend and the summer – so don’t waste time – stop by Dollar General to take advantage of the discount and get your perfect pairing so you can Sip, Snack and Go!

From now until July 29th, you can Save $1 when you purchase a delicious snack bundle at Dollar General.

Available bundle offers include:

1 Gold Peak Tea AND 1 Cheez-It Baked Snack Product

1 Peace Tea AND 1 Pringles Full Size Cans

The steps are simple:

  •     Text SNACK to 34898 to SAVE $1 when you buy 1 Cheez-It® Baked Snack Product and 1 Gold Peak® Tea*
  •     Text SNACK to 34898 to SAVE $1 when you buy Pringles® and Peace Tea®*

*MUST BUY One Cheez-It 6oz or larger and one Gold Peak 18.5oz

*MUST BUY Pringles Can (5 oz or greater) and 1 Peace Tea 23 oz

If not enrolled in Dollar General Rewards program users will need to quickly sign-up to receive the offer.

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*I received compensation from Alka-Seltzer® to write this post. All opinions are entirely my own. #MyFoodMoment #CollectiveBias

It is no secret that my family and are true foodies here with the exception of my youngest a.k.a “The Picky Eater”.

My husband and I pretty much love trying new recipes very often here. Plus, we love all sorts of meal recipes, including fun new appetizers.

Plus we are very big on Mexican recipes. But quite often with Mexican food comes the occasional indigestion even from the best of recipes.

Because let’s face it, Mexican food can sometimes be a bit more spicy. While spicy is all good and well tasty wise, it can once again cause a bit of tummy discomfort after ingesting.

That is why I was seriously so happy to find Alka-Seltzer® PM Gummies while I was recently shopping at Walmart.

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This Heirloom Potato Salad Instant Pot Recipe Tutorial contains Amazon links. Please note, as an affiliate marketer for them, clicking and purchasing from these links results in me making a small commission from this action.

Finally the past week or so, it has felt more like summer here. Temperatures have been in the 80s and even 90s. Plus, summer vacation for my girls has also finally arrived. So, of course my family and I have been enjoying grilling and eating outdoors on our patio more and more now.

One of our favorite side dishes when we barbecue and eat outside is potato salad.

However, boiling potatoes on the stove can be truly no fun at all. I mean it is already so very hot. While yes, we have our air conditioning on to keep the temps down indoors. I still am not a fan of using my stove or oven this time of the year if I don’t.

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*This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LoveMyEggo #MoreEggo2Love #CollectiveBias

“I am hungry!”

Seriously lose count how many times a day my kids could say this simple phrase to me. I mean they could have just literally finished up the last bite of breakfast only to utter this three word phrase.

And now with summer vacation almost upon me, I am pretty sure I will lose count daily how many times this may be spoken outlaid by one or both of my daughters.

That said, I am currently planning out some fun summer themed treats. However, a major consideration is that snacks and mealtime be an easy and quick to prepare as possible.

In that an end, I will be stocking up on some of their favorites to try to make fun, easy summertime recipes with.

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*This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RealFlavorRealFast #CollectiveBias

Right now, grilling and outdoor eating has been taking center stage here for all its worth.

See we recently bought a new patio dining set and pergola to enjoy outdoor grilling/eating to its finest this summer season.

So, my husband and I have truly been happily trying all sorts of new grilling recipes. Plus, we have been enjoying, grilled meats, such as chicken, steak and pork, too.

Well recently, we were shopping at our local Walmart. I couldn’t resist checking out their fresh meat selections. This is when I found Smithfield Applewood Smoked Bacon Pork Loin Filet. I immediately added to our cart. As this one would be perfect to add on our grill. Plus, the smoked bacon addition was a perfect choice as we are a family of bacon lovers here, too.

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This Instant Pot Corn on the Cob Recipe Tutorial contains Amazon links. Please note, as an affiliate marketer for them, clicking and purchasing from these links results in me making a small commission from this action.

I know I have said it before here. But seriously summer means barbecues, outdoor grilling, eating and entertaining. One of my family’s all-time favorite summer time food is corn on the cob.

I have made corn on the cob on the grill or even boiled on a hot stove top. Yet, both methods take some time. Grilling usually requires that I prepare it beforehand with butter and seasoning. Plus on the stove top, finds me having to heat a hot stove top burner. Which only adds to the summer time heat and steam.

So now that I finally have an instant pot or pressure cooker this summer, I finally made corn on the cob in it.

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