One-Pot Creamy Mac & Cheese with Broccoli & Mushrooms

One-Pot Creamy Mac and Cheese with Broccoli and Mushrooms #macnator #ad | bydawnnicole.com

This One-Pot Creamy Mac & Cheese with Broccoli & Mushrooms is an easy and delicious weeknight meal! Is there anything more delicious than a hot bowl of creamy mac and cheese on a cold evening? I love Horizon Organic Mac & Cheese because it’s a meal my whole family enjoys, and I especially love this recipe because it […]

5 Ways to Find More Joy in the Journey

5 Ways to Find More Joy in the Journey from bydawnnicole.com | #NewYearMeTime #PMedia #ad

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and PEOPLE® and Real Simple® but all my opinions are my own. #PMedia #NewYearMeTime  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV My goal for the new year? Find more joy in the journey. Since that’s easier said than done, I’m sharing the list of 5 Ways to Find […]

Pass the Pistachios! {Year of the Skinny Nut™}

Pass the Pistachios! Celebrating the Year of the Skinny Nut™ | bydawnnicole.com #skinnynut #ad

Pass the Pistachios! Celebrating the Year of the Skinny Nut™ If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’re familiar with my weight loss journey over the past 2 1/2 years. If you’re new, here’s a quick rundown: 3 babies in 3.5 years + hypothyroid diagnosis = 60 extra pounds hanging around. On Christmas […]

How We’re Winning the Battle Against Allergies

How We're Winning the Battle Against Allergies the Natural Way #ad | bydawnnicole.com

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Holmes Products for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. How We’re Winning the Battle Against Allergies Any fellow allergy-sufferers out there? 4 out of 5 people in our family have allergies (my son is the lucky one who doesn’t)! My husband actually didn’t suffer […]

Why I Run {Breast Cancer Awareness Shoes}

Why I Run: Breast Cancer Awareness Shoes #skecherperformance #aca #bca #sp

The Skechers Performance Division Awareness Footwear Line: Today’s Post is Sponsored by Skechers but my love for this amazing cause is the reason I chose to participate in this campaign. As a bonus, the shoes are super cute and comfy too! Why I Run {Breast Cancer Awareness Shoes} I haven’t always been a runner. In […]

15-Minute S’mores Bark

15-Minute S'mores Bark | bydawnnicole.com

 15-Minute S’mores Bark If you’ve read my bio anywhere on social media, you know that there are two things I like to have every single day. Coffee and dark chocolate. I’ve been loving these things called Bark THINS and they’re fair trade and overall a good snack choice but still have an ingredient or two […]

DIY Whipped Vanilla-Peppermint Body Butter

DIY Whipped Vanilla Peppermint Body Butter (and more Handmade Gift Ideas!) | bydawnnicole.com #kidecals #handmadegifts

DIY Whipped Vanilla-Peppermint Body Butter Vanilla-Peppermint is one of my all-time favorite scent combinations. With colder temps coming soon, I wanted to create a body butter that’s natural, moisturizing, and smells good enough to eat! I also thought it was a great way to use the fun new labels I got from KiDECALS.  They specialize […]

DIY Nautical Vintage Tray Makeover

DIY Nautical Vintage Tray Makeover | Dawn Nicole

Oh, how I love the chance to play with some new craft products and give new life to an old piece! For this project, I used the FolkArt® Stencil1® Stencils, Stencil Adhesive, and Stencil Crèmes. You can find the new FolkArt® Stencils and Paints (and more) at Michael’s stores. A few cool things to note about each product I tried: FolkArt® […]

DIY Teacher’s Gift Pencil Box & 5 Tips for Hand-Lettered Designs

DIY Teacher Gift Pencil Box & 5 Tips for Hand-Lettered Designs

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Office Depot, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #inspirestudents http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV One of my favorite simple pleasures is shopping for new pens and markers, so I recently headed to OfficeMax to stock up on a few new things, some of […]

10 Awesome Typographic Prints for Your Home

10 Awesome Typographic Prints for Your Home

10 Awesome Typographic Prints for your home!   I curated this list for Minted.com in exchange for a product credit. It does not contain affiliate links. I’ve always had a love of the written word and pretty type but during graphic design school, typography become more of an obsession. Minted is a site that’s been a-buzz […]

Green BEAN Delivery Review & Coupon Code for $15 Off Your First Order

Green BEAN Delivery

This post does not contain affiliate links but I did receive a comp on the produce bin portion of my order in exchange for this review. However, most of you guys know it’s a service I love and have been using for a long time now so I’m thrilled to pass the info and some savings on to you. (There’s a coupon […]

100 Days of Real Food Cookbook Release & Veggie Corn Chowder Recipe

100 Days of Real Food cookbook

As many of you know, one of my passions is healthy living. It’s an ever-evolving journey but I truly believe it starts with something simple: eating real food. It’s been life-changing for us and that is why I am so proud to be a hand-selected Cookbook Amabassador for 100 Days of Real Food blogger Lisa Leake’s first […]

DIY Wine & Cheese Party (with Pairing Suggestions & Free Printable!)

DIY Wine & Cheese Party with Pairing Suggestions & Free Printable

  It doesn’t get much classier than a wine and cheese party and the best part about hosting one is that it requires little to no cooking so you can spend time enjoying your company instead of being in the kitchen. Whether it’s for a small dinner party, an at-home date night, or a girls night […]

Potty-training with the Cottonelle Clean Care Routine (Plus, a Bathroom Rules Printable and 10 Tips from “Been There, Done That” Parents)

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“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Cottonelle but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #CtnlCareRoutine http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO” Potty-training is not for the faint of heart but it’s a bit easier this time around thanks to the Cottonelle Clean Care Routine (we are starting round 3!). […]

Five of my Favorite Better-For-You Beauty Products

5 of my Favorite Better-For-You Beauty Products

Our “cleaner” living lifestyle started back in the 2008 when we watched Food, Inc. It started with food, but we’ve also been working on reducing the chemical-laden products in our whole household. I’m planning to start sharing these “better for you” posts every now and then to share products I find and love. I do […]

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