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Developing A Plan For New Furnishings

Decorating a home is an enjoyable process. All the old, stagnant elements can be taken out and replaced with something that really revitalizes the whole house. A good redecorating experience will make your home more comfortable and more livable, and it will feel like a new house without the cost and … [Continue Reading...]

How to decorate your living room to fit your personality

Your living room is essentially the most crucial space in your home. It’s often the first thing people encounter upon entering, and it’s likely where your family spends most of your time together. For these reasons, you want your living room to reflect your personality and way of living. One key … [Continue Reading...]

Angry Orchard Hard Cider Glazed Pork Chops

Hard Cider Glazed Pork Chops

Working full time + overtime has made meal times an experience, lately.  When I get home at 6:30, I want the quickest meal prep possible and I don't want my daughter and I to fall back on eating unhealthy every night. After all, there's no way to convince myself that surviving on prepackaged Ramen 3 … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

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...]

Chicken Noodle Soup with Fresh Homemade Egg 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 … [Read More...]

Bake Sale Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

soft chocolate chip cookies

When I dropped my daughter off at basketball practice tonight, I realized that I had forgotten something. Everyone was carrying various trays and bags of cookies which reminded me that I was also supposed to bring 2 dozen cookies for this weekend's bake sale. Woops! A stop at the store, 2 hours, … [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...]