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An Amazing New York Trip

Taking a family trip can be fun. Going on a family trip to New York City is exciting. There is nothing like heading to the “Big Apple” to take in the sites and scenery of the tall buildings and the good food. New York has so much to offer that you would need at least six months to see everything. If … [Continue Reading...]

How to be Strong even during Anxiety?

According to the stats by Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Anxiety is the common mental illness in the US and is affecting more than 40 million adults every year. This number is just about the US, imagine the number we will come across if surveyed worldwide. Mental illness is the major … [Continue Reading...]

The Brand New School Year

School Preparation and Vital Supplies The beginning of the school year is always a big deal for youngsters. Children often dread going back to school after months of relaxation, recreation and staying up relatively late. They sometimes discover, though, that preparing for the new school year is a … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

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...]

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

Welchs-peanut-butter-cookies

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...]

Family Traditions – Cream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Roll Recipe #CanonPIXMA

pumpkin rolls with burlap gift tag

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 Inkjet Photo All-In-One printers, visit usa.canon.com/pps. One of my daughter’s very favorite autumn treats is pumpkin roll. … [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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