Screw models. I want to be an intellectual bad ass.

  How cool would it be if this was the image that was ingrained in our head a million times a day as sexy. What if every mother took this picture of herself. Let’s bring back the read-a-thon…you remember it. They would

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Screw models. I want to be an intellectual bad ass.

  How cool would it be if this was the image that was ingrained in our head a million times a day as sexy. What if every mother took this picture of herself. Let’s bring back the read-a-thon…you remember it. They would

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Do It Up – Way Up!

Anyone who has ever met me, been to an event I’ve thrown, visited this website and/or overheard me in a, well anywhere, knows that I like to do it up.  This year the holidays are no exception to that rule,

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Do It Up – Way Up!

Anyone who has ever met me, been to an event I’ve thrown, visited this website and/or overheard me in a, well anywhere, knows that I like to do it up.  This year the holidays are no exception to that rule,

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Tree Hugger – Holiday Edition

With Thanksgiving safely behind us, the holiday season has officially kicked into high gear and to me nothing fills a home more with holiday spirit than a beautifully decorated tree.  I believe that a tree at holiday time can be

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Tree Hugger – Holiday Edition

With Thanksgiving safely behind us, the holiday season has officially kicked into high gear and to me nothing fills a home more with holiday spirit than a beautifully decorated tree.  I believe that a tree at holiday time can be

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100 bucks for a flower arrangement? Yeah when hell, I mean flowers, freeze over!

My grandmother had a great saying…’you can always spread it thinner,’ which was her way of saying that you can take a small amount of anything and make it enough. I always tell people you can have anything you want

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100 bucks for a flower arrangement? Yeah when hell, I mean flowers, freeze over!

My grandmother had a great saying…’you can always spread it thinner,’ which was her way of saying that you can take a small amount of anything and make it enough. I always tell people you can have anything you want

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You have a little something on your face!

Sometimes in life we need a good old fashioned ‘Hey You! Lighten Up…stop taking yourself so seriously. No one else does!’ Cut to ‘Shaving Cream Annihilation Day’. It’s really simple: call the people you love who are in need of an

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You have a little something on your face!

Sometimes in life we need a good old fashioned ‘Hey You! Lighten Up…stop taking yourself so seriously. No one else does!’ Cut to ‘Shaving Cream Annihilation Day’. It’s really simple: call the people you love who are in need of an

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Mediterranean Holiday Feast

With Thanksgiving less than a week away, some people say that the holidays are about to be in full swing!  But not for me!  For me, the holidays have been in full swing since I put on my first of

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Mediterranean Holiday Feast

With Thanksgiving less than a week away, some people say that the holidays are about to be in full swing!  But not for me!  For me, the holidays have been in full swing since I put on my first of

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Non-Traditional Tradition

Multi-purpose is a phrase on heavy rotation in my house year-round, fishing in the bathtub anyone???  And the holidays are certainly no exception to this rule!  Who says LED lights and ornaments are just for hanging?  And what tradition states

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Non-Traditional Tradition

Multi-purpose is a phrase on heavy rotation in my house year-round, fishing in the bathtub anyone???  And the holidays are certainly no exception to this rule!  Who says LED lights and ornaments are just for hanging?  And what tradition states

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Better

Tonight I came home after a long day of work and was met with no less than 20 boxes on my doorstep. Tomorrow is the 2nd annual Art of Giving fundraiser and so it was to be expected (I started this

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Better

Tonight I came home after a long day of work and was met with no less than 20 boxes on my doorstep. Tomorrow is the 2nd annual Art of Giving fundraiser and so it was to be expected (I started this

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Bake Party

There are certain things in life that just make sense – pancakes are better with syrup, cheese is in its best form when accompanied by macaroni, two scoops is better than one and, my favorite, making treats is better with

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Bake Party

There are certain things in life that just make sense – pancakes are better with syrup, cheese is in its best form when accompanied by macaroni, two scoops is better than one and, my favorite, making treats is better with

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Double-Duty Pumpkin Tips w/ Rachael Ray!

I had so much fun shooting this segment with the fabulous Ms. Rachael Ray! If you’re looking to make your pumpkins more useful this year, check out the link below! Brooke Peterson on Rachael Ray!

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Double-Duty Pumpkin Tips w/ Rachael Ray!

I had so much fun shooting this segment with the fabulous Ms. Rachael Ray! If you’re looking to make your pumpkins more useful this year, check out the link below! Brooke Peterson on Rachael Ray!

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Mommy Mondays

Mommy Mondays are starting now! Each Monday from here on out will be exclusively Mom-oriented!  Whether it is a post, recipe, contest, video, picture album, DIY tutorial, Mondays are now Momdays here on MsBrookePeterson.com! It is no secret that I

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Mommy Mondays

Mommy Mondays are starting now! Each Monday from here on out will be exclusively Mom-oriented!  Whether it is a post, recipe, contest, video, picture album, DIY tutorial, Mondays are now Momdays here on MsBrookePeterson.com! It is no secret that I

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You Shouldn’t Have!!!

Oh well bless your heart…you really shouldn’t have is the greeting that every thoughtful guest should hear repeatedly this Holiday season.  However with the multitude of come on over to my shindig invites we all receive over the merriment season

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You Shouldn’t Have!!!

Oh well bless your heart…you really shouldn’t have is the greeting that every thoughtful guest should hear repeatedly this Holiday season.  However with the multitude of come on over to my shindig invites we all receive over the merriment season

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All of the lights!

In my house, the holidays are really a time to let it shine and this year, oh boy, are we shining!  I might have gotten a little excited when purchasing my LED holiday string lights this year – so I’ve

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All of the lights!

In my house, the holidays are really a time to let it shine and this year, oh boy, are we shining!  I might have gotten a little excited when purchasing my LED holiday string lights this year – so I’ve

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Dinner for One – Pizza Party!

Tired of nuking Lean Cuisines on your nights in? Let Broke Girl’s Guide and lifestyle expert Brooke Peterson help you create fresh, easy, and affordable single-serving meals so that you can have fun with your dinner for one! To get

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Dinner for One – Pizza Party!

Tired of nuking Lean Cuisines on your nights in? Let Broke Girl’s Guide and lifestyle expert Brooke Peterson help you create fresh, easy, and affordable single-serving meals so that you can have fun with your dinner for one! To get

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ROCK WHAT YOU GOT: Old Navy “Rockstar Your Flats”

WHAT YOU NEED “The Gallerina” ****************** Old Navy Black Ballerina Flats Feathers Cameo Hot Glue Gun “The Puffy Prepster” *********************** Old Navy Flat Puffy Paint “The Mad Hatter” ******************** Old Navy Animal Print Flat Spray Paint Painter’s Tape

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ROCK WHAT YOU GOT: Old Navy “Rockstar Your Flats”

WHAT YOU NEED “The Gallerina” ****************** Old Navy Black Ballerina Flats Feathers Cameo Hot Glue Gun “The Puffy Prepster” *********************** Old Navy Flat Puffy Paint “The Mad Hatter” ******************** Old Navy Animal Print Flat Spray Paint Painter’s Tape

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