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5 Ways to Make The Most of Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Tree of Life, Animal Kingdom, Walt Disney World

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park is a blend of amusement park, wildlife preserve, educational experience, and musical theatre–all with the magical Disney touch.

I love it for being everything Magic Kingdom is not. The pace is a little slower, but there is so much to see and do, and the food is phenomenal.

Animal Kingdom …

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5 Tips for Your Best Day Ever at Disney’s Epcot

5 Tips for Your Best Day EVER at Disney's Epcot

I can think of few more easily recognized icons in pop culture than Spaceship Earth at Disney’s Epcot. Whether you call it the giant golf ball or its real name, it’s more than just a really neat landmark to figure out where the entrance to Epcot lies.

During our 2015 trip to Walt Disney World, …

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Eating Connecticut: Ocho Cafe Tacos & Tequila

A flaming margarita at Ocho Cafe Tacos & Tequila, West Hartford, Connecticut

Disclosure: I was a guest of Ocho Cafe Tacos & Tequila at a recent event where they invited local influencers to taste a sampling of their menu. All photos and opinions remain my own.

At the convergence of Route 44/Albany Avenue and Route 218/North Main Street in West Hartford, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Bishop’s …

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Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Tzatziki

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Disclosure: This post and recipe for Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Tzatziki was sponsored by Sabra. As always, all opinions remain 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help make Poet in the Pantry possible!

My eating habits have been downright terrible lately.

This commitment to rest and relaxation during the second …

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Pan-Roasted Maple Dijon Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Pan-Roasted Maple Dijon Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts with Bacon {sponsored}

I developed this recipe for Pan-Roasted Maple Dijon Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts with Bacon in collaboration with Side Delights, who compensated me for this post. All opinions, as always, remain my own. Thanks for sharing my excitement for the brands that help keep my creativity flowing! Those lazy, hazy days of summer will be upon us …

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Southwestern Hummus Dip

Celebrating National Hummus Day with a Southwestern Twist! #ad #unofficialmeal #nationalhummusday

Disclosure: This is a compensated post written on behalf of Sabra for National Hummus Day. All opinions–as well as my enthusiasm for hummus–remain entirely my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep the lights on at Poet in the Pantry!

It’s National Hummus Day 2017!!

May 13th is the day set aside annually …

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Sweet and Spicy Bacon, Brussels Sprouts, Broccoli, and Asparagus

Sweet and Spicy Bacon, Brussels Sprouts, Broccoli, and Asparagus

Disclosure: I developed this recipe for Sweet and Spicy Bacon, Brussels Sprouts, Broccoli, and Asparagus in partnership with TABASCO, who compensated me for this post. All opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Poet in the Pantry!

I’ve been in a slump lately. Pizza took over my life–my lunch 4 days …

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Smashed Potatoes with Dill Sour Cream Topping

Smashed Potatoes with Dill Sour Cream Topping

I developed this recipe for Smashed Potatoes with Dill Sour Cream Topping in collaboration with Side Delights, who compensated me for this post. All opinions, as always, remain my own. Thanks for sharing my excitement for the brands that help keep Poet in the Pantry’s lights on!

Now that the clocks have turned back, I can …

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Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles

I developed this recipe for Chilaquiles in partnership with TABASCO, who compensated me for this post. All opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Poet in the Pantry!

Ever since I visited Mexico City last year, I’ve had it on my mind to recreate a breakfast I enjoyed there: Chilaquiles. …

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Chicken, Corn and Black Bean Burritos

Chicken, Black Bean and Corn Burritos are a fast weeknight meal or anytime snack. {sponsored post}

Disclosure: This recipe for Chicken, Black Bean and Corn Burritos was developed in collaboration with Toufayan Bakeries, who sponsored this post. As always, all opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help make this blog possible!

As a parent, I occasionally find myself in the position of having to coerce my …

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