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Creating the Ideal Lawn for your Family

Yards are one of those things that can develop in any direction. They can be used to enhance the beauty and functionality of the home, or they can become a big hassle, or they could just land in the middle and not be good or bad for the homeowner. There's no question that most people prefer to … [Continue Reading...]

How to Make Water Tastier When You Don’t Like Water

Drinking enough water can be a challenge. You know that you're supposed to drink at least eight glasses of water per day, but somehow, it seems impossible to drink even one glass some days. It would be easier if you actually liked the taste of water, but you'd much prefer to have that soda or … [Continue Reading...]

Functional Storage Ideas for Your Kid’s Playroom

One of the messiest rooms in your home is likely the kid’s playroom. From the crayons to the coloring books and all of the toys on the floor. You are probably ready to rip your hair out at the mess, but before you do, check out these functional storage ideas for your kid’s playroom. 1. Pegboard A … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Welch’s Share Your Moments + PB&J Cookies! #Sharewhatsgood

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I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Welch's. I received product samples to facilitate my review, and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. This photograph of my cousin, daughter and son at his graduation party in July makes me smile every time I see … [Read More...]

No Fail Yeast Rolls Recipe

No Fail Yeast Rolls

Homemade rolls are a favorite in our home. I love trying new recipes for them and also have a few stand by favorites. This recipe is one I use when I'm short on time. The rolls are delicious, dense and yeasty; perfect for potato soup dipping! Plus it makes a large batch, I can serve half and freeze … [Read More...]

Potluck Apple Pie Bars #Recipe {make pie in a sheet pan}

apple pie bars

Our annual family reunion was this past Saturday and we always have a ton of delicious treats to share while we visit and catchup. I've been so hungry for Apple Pie lately that I went searching for the perfect recipe to take with me. I combined two favorite pie recipes into this one big delicious … [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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