McDonald’s Eggs Are More Fresh Than You Think

the truth about mcdonalds eggs

Disclaimer: The FTC requires me to tell you that I am a brand ambassador for Central Arkansas McDonald’s.  All opinions are my own. I love to eat breakfast at McDonald’s.  Once a week, I treat myself to one of their delicious breakfast sandwiches.  My favorite is the Steak & Egg McMuffin, but the others are… 

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Lobster Rolls at Home

I grew up spending most of my summers in Maine at camp, at the beach, and camping with my family. My husband and I even honeymooned in Maine. I love the slow-paced lifestyle of Maine.  I love the beauty of the varied landscape. Mostly, I love the seafood. I can recall visits to the Lobster… 

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Hard Boiled Eggs in the Oven

Hard Boiled Eggs in the Oven

I had seen several posts floating around the internet that claimed you could cook hard boiled eggs in the oven.  This sounded too simple and too good to be true, so of course I had to give it a try.   This past weekend, I was preparing for Easter dinner and was planning to make… 

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7 Things You Need to Know About McDonald’s McCafe

Disclaimer: The FTC requires me to tell you that I am a brand ambassador for Central Arkansas McDonald’s.  All opinions are my own. My absolute favorite place to get coffee is at McDonald’s. Seriously. If you haven’t tried McDonald’s coffee or any of their McCafe drinks recently, I would highly suggest that you do. They… 

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The Tamale Factory

The Tamale Factory is one of my favorite Arkansas restaurants.  We’ve been several times and I recently had the pleasure of writing about them for First Security Bank’s OnlyInArk.com website.  The food is fantastic and th owners and workers are great people.  Check out my article and then be sure to head on over to… 

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How to Make Caramelized Onions

If you have never tried caramelized onions you are missing out. Even if you are convinced you do not like onions, I have a sinking suspicion you will change your mind once you try them. They are sweet and delicious and more like candy than the sharp, spiciness of their raw or mildly cooked counterparts…. 

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Really Awesome Homemade Pizza

Living in the country means you never get pizza delivered. We have a few national chain pizza places in the town about 30 minutes from our house.  They make pizza that’s decent in a pinch and will satisfy your craving, but it’s nothing great. The only really good pizza places are about 70 miles from… 

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My Love/Hate Relationsip with Snow Days

5 Reasons Why I HATE Snow Days They mess up my lesson plans. We have to make them up in the summer. I stay up too late and going back is hard. It’s usually nasty outside so we’re stuck in the house. I’m already awake because the phone call usually comes at 6 am. 5… 

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On Love and Football: A Day with Charles Schulz at the Clinton Library

My dad raised me right. I grew up loving both Charlie Brown and football. (Go Patriots!) No holiday in our house was complete until we had watched the corresponding Charlie Brown cartoon. My mother would roll her eyes and say, “This again?” But I think she secretly enjoyed the tradition. Even after my sister and… 

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Handmade Christmas Ornament Exchange

I participated in a handmade ornament exchange that was hosted by Arkansas Women Bloggers. This is the third year for the exchange and I received my package a few weeks ago. Just look at that cute package! You just know you in for a treat when you get something like that! And best of all… 

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What did I let go of this year?

What did I let go of this year! This year I let go of worry. I am a habitual worrier. I worry about everything. I had SO MUCH going on this year that I knew worrying would only make it worse. I learned to let go out of necessity and I am so glad. With… 

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