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Blueberry Buckle- A Family Tradition Recipe!

I never properly blogged our family tradition recipe…Blueberry Buckle!
After making it for Easter morning, I snapped some photos to share.
You need this recipe in your life.
It’s incredible…and if you want you can use it as a base for a coffee cake recipe.
We went with 2 cups of blueberries but you could do one cup and be good.
My Mom passed this recipe on to me when I got married.
She would make this for Easter and Christmas Morning… amazing! 
If you like something fruity and sweet with a little crunch… this is for you!
This past time I roughly doubled the toppings because we wanted extra sweet crunch on top.
But if you want to make it how we always make it, try the recipe below!

1/4 cup butter or margarine
3/4 cup sugar
1 Egg
2 cup sifted all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup milk
2 cups fresh blueberries, washed
1/4 cup soft butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup flour
1/2 tsp cinnamon
Cream butter; add sugar and beat until lights.
Add egg and beat well.
Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with milk, beating until smooth.
**Note..don’t pack in flour, or else you’ll need to add more milk to balance that out.**
Fold in berries.
Pour into greased pan (my mom always used a 9x9x2″)
Sprinkle with Crumb Topping.
Bake 375 degrees for 35 minutes. 6-9 Servings
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We typically make the buckle the night before…
so it’s ready to dive into the next morning!
The smell of it takes me home!
It’s been a staple in our house all the years and I hope you try it out.
I’m sure your loved ones will be begging for it every year!
Not that you have to wait for a Holiday… It would be great for a brunch recipe!
Hope you are having a wonderful week so far. Sorry it’s been kind of quiet around here lately.
I’m 10 weeks and hanging in there through this rough patch of all day sickness!
Baby is the size of a strawberry… I should have done a strawberry recipe. ;)

Our March Usborne Books Haul

We love our Usborne Books and the kids are sharing their March Haul with you guys!
Every month we end up with a box of books I’ve earned for free…sometimes twice a month!
The kids get giddy when we open it and then we have
silence…for a longgg time while they dive into the books. It’s the best.
I’m a consultant with Usborne Books & More and earn free books…
a weekly paycheck… but ALSO… Disney Tickets!
There would be times I would be working (throwing an online party!)
and Micah would come over to my desk and ask if I won his ticket to Disney. ;)
I was able to earn the FULL trip this year from the company!! There were only 30 of us in the company
to earn all five tickets offered so I was soooo excited I made it!
A 6 days 6 nights stay at Disney World with daily Park Passes and $1200 towards Travel expenses!
We have ALWAYS wanted to take the kids…and working with Usborne made it possible!
I registered for the trip yesterday and my total was $0. INSANE!
I can’t wait for this summer and making memories with them.
I just signed up with Usborne this past May after someone threw me a party….
and it’s changing our life!

I had this footage from March and finally got to editing it.
I love how it really captures the personalities of our kids and their excitement for the books.
Maybe you are thinking about ordering some for your little ones…
here’s some of my kid’s picks that we couldn’t wait to get our hands on!
If you are wanting to order… You can always shop through my link and
choose the ‘Natalie Lesnefsky’ party while shopping.
Want to have our own party?? I’m throwing parties every week for girls via Facebook!
They invite friends.. I run it.. and based off sales you earn free books. It’s as simple as that.
I just had a Mystery Hostess Party (I do one every few months) and someone who
attends and participates in the party ends up winning ALL the hostess rewards… Free books!
Our girl last time walked away with over $300 in Free books!!!

I hope you enjoyed the video!
Maybe you are obsessed with Usborne like us… or maybe you are a total newbie.
Either way, would love to connect! Throw you a party or answer your questions about joining my team.
I have over 80 girls under me and we have an incredible Facebook group where we connect
and help each other grow! Our main team is called Hustle & Heart and I’m
so thankful for all of the leaders in our group who work together to help everyone reach goals.
We chat about the books, share graphics, scripts, and what has worked for us!
Want to know more? Email me!
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Win with IKEA and Evite!

We recently announced that we have a baby on the way!
We did it with an egg hunt for the kids and shared a photo and a video of them
opening the big gold egg. It had the ultrasound inside!
Welcoming a new baby into the family? Share the special way you spilled the beans
about a pregnancy, adoption, or baby’s gender in the #MyBabyReveal Sweepstakes for a
chance to win a $500 Gift Card from IKEA and custom digital birth announcements from Evite.

 We shared this photo when we announced baby #3!
(Here’s the blog post)
Here’s the photo we shared with baby #4!
The backwards 4 makes me laugh because I remember how sick
I felt and I was just glad we got a photo taken. The kids were so excited…it was a fun moment!
(Here’s the blog post.)
And then here’s the most recent one…with our baby #5!
(Here’s the blog post.)
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Do you find out if you are having a boy or girl?
We found out with our first two babies (girls!) and then were surprised with our last two (boys!)
This time we are leaning towards finding out but then doing a surprise thing with the kids and family and friends!
Love these cute invites from Evite. Easy to customize and email out!
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Enter #MyBabyReveal Sweepstakes
by clicking here and sharing your own photo!

My post is part of the Evite Influencer Program!
I have teamed up with them to share this fun sweepstakes with you guys.
I hope you enter and check it out!