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Ways to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Your Home

We can all do more to help the environment, and we can start by looking carefully at our homes. Are the materials used to build the home good for the environment? Are the appliances and systems in the home efficient with resources like electricity and water? Do our behaviors produce too much … [Continue Reading...]

5 Ways to Make Your Residence Smell Heavenly

Who doesn’t love visiting a nice smelling residence? A place with good fragrance can elicit emotions such as being calm, relaxed and happy. Besides that, a good-smelling home is highly suggestive of how fresh and clean it is; not only does a good home fragrance adds character to a house, the right … [Continue Reading...]

4 Places to Buy Prescription Drugs for Pets: Which One Should You Choose?

Pets have their own little ways of giving their parents little panic attacks with their antics. But at times such antics can end up leading to a vet visit. Getting checked by a vet is barely ever the end of it. Depending on the problems, the vet may prescribe some medications for your pet. … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

NatureRaised Farms® Orange-Sage Oven-Roasted Chicken and Potatoes

orange sage chicken

Thank you to NatureRaised Foods for sponsoring this article. Learn how NatureRaised Foods is “Doing What’s Right, Right from the Start™” in your area. It's mid-summer and most nights, the kids and hubby start roaming around the kitchen at 4pm, wondering what's for supper. I love to toss together … [Read More...]

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 … [Read More...]

Easy Weeknight Dinner: Simple Cheese Ravioli Bacon & Peas

cheese Ravioli bacon and peas

I was going to make regular old frozen ravioli with jarred pasta sauce for a quick dinner last Wednesday, but there was no sauce to be found in the cupboard. When I stumbled upon the package of bacon buried in the freezer, I knew I had to do something with it -- must eat the bacon... And, yes... I … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [Read More...]

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