Come find out about all the exciting places to visit in the Cornhusker State: Nebraska. Travel Parent Eat

State of the Week Highlight: Nebraska

Just south of the South Dakota border is the great plain state of Nebraska, the corn husker state.  I’ve mainly only driven through Nebraska, but I reached out to the Nebraska Tourism Department to get some ideas for the best family friendly ideas. Nebraska became the 37th state in 1867.  The current population is almost […]

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You don't have to miss out on all the yumminess when you eat healthy. Make this summery treat and stick to your goals! Travel Parent Eat

Whole Wheat Piña Colada Bread

Sometimes you just need a little piece of yumminess without feeling guilty, right?  I love pina coladas and all the creamy goodness associated with them.  But right now, I can’t afford the calories. I also crave bread whenever I am watching my calories.  I LOVE quick breads.  They are so moist and have such great flavors! […]

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Winter Palooza, A great way to expend energy

It’s hard to find fun ways to spend a Saturday in the middle of January, in Utah.  We get cabin fever pretty bad.  This year’s remedy was the Winter Palooza at the South Towne Expo Center. We got there in the middle of the afternoon, expecting the crowds to have died down a little.  It […]

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Peppermint isn't just for flavoring your food. There are great uses for peppermint throughout your home. Use these 3 easy ideas to keep your family healthy. Travel Parent Eat

3 Ways to Use Peppermint Essential Oil in Your Home

I received a complimentary bottle of peppermint oil from Majestic Pure Cosmeceuticals in exchange for this review.  All opinions are my own. Has your family been hit with that nasty flu/cold bug this year?  It’s come through our house with a vengeance.  I’m tired of being sick and tired.  I was fortunate enough to receive a bottle […]

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Come along on one of our favorite date nights and enter to win one of your own at Station park. Travel Parent Eat

Date Night Idea: Station Park (Farmington, UT) Giveaway

It’s important to maintain a strong relationship with your spouse.  There really isn’t a better way to keep the spark alive than a regular date night.  Date nights don’t always have to be expensive, or require a lot of planning.  We’ve already shared several great date night ideas, but it seems like the right timing […]

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Come visit the Black Hills of South Dakota, and other family favorites in this week's state highlight. Travel Parent Eat

State of the Week Highlight: South Dakota

Take me back to the black hills, the black hills of Dakota… These are the beginning lines to one of my favorite songs in one of my favorite movies, Calamity Jane, starring Doris Day and Howard Keel.  It is also a very descriptive song of the beautiful Black Hills in South Dakota, this week’s state […]

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Weight Loss with Garcinia Cambogia

I received a free sample from Summit Nutrition in exchange for this review.  All opinions are my own. I know I’ve been posting a lot about my weight loss, lately, but it’s super relevant in my life right now, and I hope it is helping you keep your resolutions. One trendy method for weight loss […]

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State of the Week Highlight: Hawaii

We just got back last week from vacation in sunny, southern California, and it made me wish for warmer weather here as well.  So I decided this week’s highlight would be the sunniest place in the US, Hawaii! We LOVE Hawaii (all of us here at TPE)! In fact, we’ve already talked about some of […]

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Simple Lemon Chicken Tetrazzini

I know I’ve been posting a lot about healthy foods, and healthy lifestyle tips lately, but sometimes you need a little cheat meal.  And this meal isn’t so much a cheat meal, as it is good ol’ fashioned comfort food. While I was serving my mission for my church, the mission president’s wife (we called […]

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Why you should be drinking more water to help with weight loss, and the types of water to drink or avoid. Travel Parent Eat

Losing Weight With Water

I received a sample of Essentia Water in exchange for this review.  All opinions are my own. How are your New Years’ Resolutions going?  Still holding strong?  Hopefully today’s post will help with them.  It’s an easy one to keep actually. I’m going to let you in on a little secret of mine.  I am […]

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