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Easy and Affordable Home Décor Tips for an Elegant Modern Living Room

Living Room with a Maple hardwood floor in Charcoal stain.

Want a more modern, high-end looking living room, but not sure you have the budget to afford it? You’re in luck, as the world of interior design has evolved, so has the means for homeowners to create a living space they always dreamed of. With a few staple pieces, a small financial investment, and a lot of creativity, your living room can have the … [Continue Reading...]

How to Properly Store Your Baby’s Keepsakes

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Your baby only stays little for so long and before you know it, they are asking you to help them pack their things for college. If you want to hang on to your baby’s keepsakes, you may start to scramble for additional room to keep the boxes, especially if you are one of those people who are afraid to throw out anything your children draw. If you … [Continue Reading...]

Chicken Noodle Soup with Fresh Homemade Egg Noodles

Chicken Noodle Soup with Homemade Noodles

I wasn't planning on posting this chicken noodle soup recipe, hence the horrible quality cell phone photos!  Once the family tried it, though-- we decided it was probably one of the best soups I have ever made!  Which means I had to share it so I would remember just how I threw it together!  The deep golden broth is rich with seasonings, the … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Berry Morning Breakfast Crisp Recipe! #YayOats

Berry Morning Breakfast Crisp

Since I was a little kid, oatmeal has been a common breakfast dish. I have always loved eating oatmeal in the countless ways it can be prepared. From my memory of Dad's stove-top cooked hot Quaker® oatmeal with cranberries to my favorite oatmeal raisin cookies, oatmeal has always been there to fuel and fill me up.  Sharing my love of oatmeal with … [Read More...]

Recipe : Mini Meatloaf Muffin Cups

mini meatloaf cups

Sometimes, dinner pops up when you least expect it! Last week, I was busy getting my new computer all set up and before I knew it, everyone was asking what was for dinner! Dinner was "supposed" to be meatloaf, but I had forgotten to make the loaf and put it in the oven an hour earlier. So, Mini Meatloaf Muffin Cups were just right -- quick prep … [Read More...]

Glade® Inspired Creamy Coconut Milk Hot Chocolate

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One of my favorite ways to create a welcoming home during the holiday season, is to bake up a sweet holiday treat for my friends and family -- when I know they're stopping by for a visit. There is really nothing so comforting as stepping into someone's home from the freezing outdoors and smelling fresh baked cookies or delicious nut breads. But, … [Read More...]

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Home & Garden

diy rustic wheel herb container garden project

DIY Rustic Wheel Herb Garden How-To #MiracleGroProject

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Gardening should be fun!  I love to garden but I have to admit … [Read More...]

my weekly menu board

DIY Photo Frame Menu Board with Fellowes Saturn2 95 Laminator

I know I have been saying it a LOT, but it is almost time for our kids to go back to school! Nine more days until the big day! We have been getting prepared by finishing up … [Read More...]

Family Moments

Dinosaur Park 1988 - Rapid City, South Dakota

Dad and The Giant Dinosaur :: Throw Back Thursday #tbt

I have wanted to participate in Throwback Thursday for a while now, but I always forget! Not today! I dug out some old photos and hope to remember to share one, if not weekly, … [Read More...]

recipe book from a mini photo album

Preserve Memories with a DIY Photo Album Recipe Book #CanonPIXMA

This is a sponsored conversation inspired by the Canon PIXMA MG7120. All thoughts and opinions are genuine and 100% my own. For more information on the new Canon Wireless … [Read More...]