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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...]

Simple Ways to Make Your Biz Look Professional

Small business owners need to present themselves in a specific way to make sure they will be taken seriously. It doesn’t matter if you work out of a truck, from your kitchen table or from your garage, a level of professionalism is needed so that people will treat you like a business professional. If … [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...]

One Bowl Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake #recipe

chocolate mayo cake

Cake is often on the list of good luck foods to eat on New Year's day, yes most specify that it should be round cake but to me; cake is cake is cake. The other day on Facebook, my cousin mentioned that she had just made mayo cake from our Gramma's Amish cookbook. Oh yum! I remember that cookbook … [Read More...]

Spaghetti Torte Recipe – or make ’em think it’s cake!

April fools day spaghetti cake

Here is that Spaghetti Torte I tricked the kids with on April Fool's Day. I am going to be making this recipe again, it was very good, and very cheesy. I don't even want to know how many calories are in it though! I'm sure that if you were to use lower fat varieties of the cheeses and sauce, and use … [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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