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Meal Delivery Services

Top 3 Meal Delivery Services Review

Meal Delivery Services are popping up everywhere! With so many to choose from, how do you decide which one is best for you and your family?

I was able to try three of the most popular services and reviewed them for you in the video below! Although they have several similarities, it really came down to the smaller details for who wins the number one spot!

I hope you enjoy my review and it helps you in deciding which service to try!

Also, use this coupon to receive $30 off your first box with Home Chef!

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Simply Straight Hairbrush Straightener First Impression VIDEO!

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post about my first time trying the Simply Straight Hairbrush Straightener. Well, when gathering the research to write that post, we also filmed it! Watch my first impression below, and look out for a guest appearance from Miss Sassy Pants, Elliana!

Oh, the bloopers at the end are pretty funny too.

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You Can Now Watch Us On YouTube!

Krystal & Leigha have officially made the leap into the YouTube world together!

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We are so excited to start this new journey and hope you continue to enjoy hearing from us – now in video format! When deciding upon a channel name, we wanted something fun & sassy that every millennial girl would recognize. If you were anything like us in middle school, you signed EVERY note between you and your bestie with LYLAS  – love you like a sister. (C’mon, that wasn’t just us. Right?) Anyways, we felt it was the perfect name to unite all of our inner middle school hearts together. Because, who wouldn’t love to be 13 and carefree again!?

You can get your first peek into who we are with our quick get-to-know-me videos below! Be sure to subscribe to our channel (here) and help us grow! New postings every week.

Krystal & Leigha’s YouTube Videos

Love You Like a Sister,
Xo Krystal & Leigha

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My go-to Quick & Easy Dinners

Lets face it, cooking a made-from-scratch meal every night is not always realistic. Some days are just flat out exhausting, especially when you are 37 weeks pregnant and the size of a mini horse. While you are driving home in that 5 o’clock trance, the LAST thing you want to do is think about the dinner you will now be obligated, I mean pleased, to make for your family. Being that I am probably the worlds worst cook (part laziness, part lack of desire to learn), I have mastered some quick and easy dinners that are sure to please a hungry belly. Now i’m not saying these are the healthiest or most organic of meals – but in my house, you can either eat it or starve! 😀

1. Publix Rotisserie Chicken

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This is a staple in my house hold. It is just too easy to run into Publix and grab a perfectly/deliciously cooked chicken. Could I have cooked a whole chicken by myself and saved a couple bucks? Sure. Will I ever? Hell to the no. While i’m in the store, i’ll grab the sides for tonight’s dinner as well. I usually rotate between a carton of Bob Evans mashed potatoes, or a Mac N Cheese of some sort. Throw in 2 cans of green beans or carrots and voila! Dinner is served in the amount of time it took you to heat up the potatoes.

2. Tacos

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I have an Ole El Paso Taco kit in my pantry at all times. I mean all times. It has saved my butt so many times when I am in a pinch for a quick dinner. Just brown up your ground beef, mix in the kit’s ingredients, and bake your shells. My family personally doesn’t add all the extras to our tacos like lettuce, tomatoes, olives, etc., which makes this meal even easier. Meat, cheese, and sour cream and the hubby is a happy amigo! But if you do like all the toppings, swing in your nearest grocery store on the way home and grab them babies!

3. Hamburger Helper

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I feel like I should be embarrassed to list this one. But, i’m not. I personally like Hamburger Helper, specifically the cheeseburger macaroni one. It’s quick and easy and can be paired with almost any vegetable side. Throw in some fresh baked croissant roll and you’ve hit the jackpot. A little tip: we like to use ground turkey for this dinner. It tastes just as good and limits our red meat intake for that week.

4. Ham Steak

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Again, so easy. Ham steak can actually be eaten cold, as it’s already been cooked. But, I like to brown it up a little bit in a pan and give it some good color. Add a pasta side, vegetable and some buttered dinner rolls and you are set!

5. Frozen Ravioli

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My local grocery stores sell the Rana brand of bagged Ravioli which can go from freezer to plate in about 12 minutes. My family loves the spinach & ricotta ones, but they offer a variety of others. If i’m feeling extra fancy, i’ll grab a jar of my favorite sauce, red or white, and pour it over the ravioli. Although this is not necessary as they are delicious by themselves too! Pop some Texas Toast in the oven, and you’ve got yourself a little pasta dinner in no time.

Have any other quick and easy dinners that you swear by? Share them in the comments below! The more go-to meals in my recipe book the better!

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The Key To Being & Staying Organized

Organization can be so essential to a busy life. It can save you time, money, AND stress. I can’t tell you how many times I have found 4 of the same cleaning products under my kitchen sink. Mostly because it was a disaster under there, and then partially because I didn’t remember purchasing it – four different times! I’d like to blame that on pregnancy brain, but it used to happen even before I started creating little monsters – I mean children. Now however, I like to think I’m a pretty organized person. Probably a little too organized if you ask my fiancé. According to him, the entertainment center is a collection spot for any and everything that comes through the door. Silly, silly man! So how do I manage to stay so organized amidst a crazy busy life, well you know I’m going to tell you!

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The key to being organized is dedicating time to staying organized. You will have to dedicate time out of every single day to maintain organization. On the days that I go to the office, I take the first 15 – 20 minutes to sit down at my desk, open my planner, and organize myself. I make sure all my appointments and deadlines are written down, bills have been sent out, emails are all opened, and that I am on top of everything for at least the next couple of days. I cannot stress enough how much a planner helps me to stay organized. It is truly the control center of my life! I also take this time to look through any papers or letters that have accumulated on my desk. You know, the ill get to it tomorrow papers. After I feel like I have a good grasp on things, I take the time to write a to-do list for that day. This helps me stay on track and hold myself accountable for what I need/want to get done that day.

Organized at Home

When I am at home, I take the last 15 – 20 minutes of every night to pick up and put away the day’s clutter. Everything has a place where it belongs at my house. Bins and baskets are my holy grail! *Pro Tip – I buy almost all of my bins and baskets from the dollar store!* Taking this small amount of time at night to just put things where they belong keeps it from piling up and turning into a hour (or more) project in the next couple of days. I always start in the living room; throwing all toddler toys in their appropriate bins, placing throw pillows back on couch, folding blankets, and carrying all dishes to the kitchen. I’m not going to lie and say those dishes always get washed that night, but at least they are where they belong – in the sink!

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So many people assume that you’re either an organized person or you’re not – like they either have it or they don’t. And that’s so not true. Being organized takes dedication and time. Decide you want to stop stressing over the clutter and mayhem in your life, and start setting aside time to keep it organized! It’s that simple. I don’t know about you, but waking up to a disastrous house is not my idea of a good morning. The less clutter I have, the better I think and feel! And since Spring time is amongst us, what better time for that overdue Spring cleaning day?! Grab you an extra large coffee, throw on your favorite tunes, and get organized!

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