Easy homemade bagels | jellibeanjournals.com

The BEST Bagel Recipe Ever!

It’s 5:30 a.m. He’s getting dressed. All 3 feet of him. “Mommy, beg-ows!” he chants, in his high-pitched sing song two year-old voice. I can’t resist him. His blonde curly locks cascading behind his baby-soft little neck, perfect for tickling, kissing, and pulling a bib around at mealtime.This boy is a bagel eating machine. Doesn’t… 

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Chocolate mousse cookie cheesecake | Jellibeanjournals.com

Chocolate Mousse Cookie Cheesecake

What do you get when you layer chocolate chip cookie crust with tangy cheesecake and French chocolate mousse? A chocolate mousse cookie cheesecake that any chocolate lover will want to dive right into!. (Licks spoon.) Chocolate mousse cookie cheesecake came about from one of those “I want silky chocolate mousse. AND chewy chocolate chip cookies…. 

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Best prenatal workout videos for busy pregnant women on YouTube | Jellibeanjournals.com

Best YouTube Pregnancy Workouts for Busy Moms

Maintaining a fit body while you’re pregnant requires dedication. Keeping your body healthy and strong, or even improving your fitness,  is important both for you and for your growing baby. One of my favorite places to find pregnancy workout videos is on YouTube, a quick click for prenatal workouts that you can access anytime. Scanning… 

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White chocolate cherry no bake granola bars | Jellibeanjournals.com

No-Bake White Chocolate Cherry Granola Bars

Send your kids back to school with the best snack ever, chewy sweet tart no-bake white chocolate cherry granola bars! What’s so special about these homemade granola bars? They taste like Rice Krispies treats! Ever wonder how to make granola bars? This no bake granola bar recipe is chewy and irresistible because it combines lots… 

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How to Change a Life

Have you ever considered yourself “entitled?” Many of us never lack for food or education. The closest thing to wondering where our next meal will come from is deciding which fast food chain we’re craving at the moment. If you’re reading this post, you CAN make a difference to children who are in need… and… 

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Anyone can save money on newborn essentials with these proven strategies that work for parents on a budget. | Jellibeanjournals.co

9 Proven Ways to Save Money on Newborn Essentials

Whether you’re a first-time parent or a seasoned veteran, with every baby comes a new challenge, particularly when you’re preparing for baby and newborn essentials on a budget. When I was pregnant with my first child, a wise woman who knew my family’s tight financial situation told me that God always provides for new babies…. 

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Chocolate Loaf Cake- so moist and tender it'll become your go-to teacake recipe! | Jellibeanjournals.com

Rustic Chocolate Picnic Cake

Need a quick, no-frills chocolate cake recipe that delivers? Then you’ve got to try this moist chocolate cake recipe that’s sweetened entirely by brown sugar to enhance it with warm caramel flavor. My husband loves inviting people over with zero notice. It’s a Costa Rican habit of his that’s not likely to change. That doesn’t… 

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Best New Mom Gifts Nobody is Buying

If you’re  soon to be holding or attending a baby shower, STOP everything you’re doing and pay close attention. How many gifts have you graciously received that were a million miles off from being something that you’d have chosen for yourself? Ever been in the “Oh gee, thanks!” scenario, smile plastered on while wondering where… 

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Popsicles based on our favorite desserts. A fun new way to indulge your sweet tooth at jellibeanjournals.com

Indulgent Dessert Inspired Popsicles

Your favorite desserts, frozen on a stick! You’ll be the coolest gal at the block party when you serve up these dessert inspired popsicles. Homemade popsicles are in themselves a rare delicacy when freezer pops and Klondike bars are sitting pretty and premade in the grocer’s freezer. Creating new homemade popsicle treats from well-loved dessert… 

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Pistachio peanut popsicles - Jellibean Journals

Pistachio-Peanut Popsicles

Who´s game for an ice-cold popsicle on a warm, sunny day? (Hand held HIGH!) These grown-up pistachio-peanut popsicles go straight from the blender to your freezer in minutes and are a hit with kids and adults alike. Roasted peanuts and crunchy green pistachios make these homemade popsicles stand out in a crowd of rainbow freezer pops. Simply whirl milk, sweetened… 

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Not Your Mother’s Popsicle Molds

Let’s face it, not all popsicle molds are created equal. Sure, your favorite Nutella popsicles taste just as great coming from a Dixie cup mold, but why stick with old-fashioned popsicle molds when you can try fun shapes like these? Behold, my favorite collection (from Amazon) of Not Your Mother’s Popsicle Molds. Zoku Fish Pop… 

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Nutella popsicles to add a blast of YUM to your summer! | Jellibeanjournals.com

Ultimate Guide: Nutella Popsicles

Nutella popsicles are a culinary MUST this summer. Grab a jar of Nutella and your favorite popsicle mold because you’ve never met homemade popsicles like these before!Ever since living in Italy, my family’s been over-the-moon for Nutella, just like the Italians. You can’t step into a bakery there without dozens of Nutella-stuffed croissants, pastries, and… 

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Tips for making popsicles. Sure, it sounds easy, but do you know the best way to fill the mold? | Jellibeanjournals.com

You’re Doing it Wrong: 5 Smart Strategies for Making Popsicles

Confession #1: I’d never made true popsicles before Popsicle Week. I’d thrown together popsicle recipes and poured them into Dixie cups, but that was the extent of my homemade popsicle making journey. Confession #2: My first popsicle making experience with carrot cake popsicles could’ve been a complete episode of “Popsicle 101: What NOT to do.”… 

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Carrot cake popsicles | Jellibeanjournals.com

Carrot Cake Popsicles

Old-fashioned spiced carrot cake bathed in decadent and tangy cream cheese frosting- frozen. <–That’s a mega-understatement for the party in your mouth that will happen the moment you chomp into these carrot cake popsicles. Can you believe it? We’re already halfway through Popsicle Week. We’ve drooled over fruit popsicles, gotten an all-day buzz from the… 

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