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4 Tips for Taking Beautiful Close-Up Photos of Your Family

Taking a good close-up photo of your family can be an elusive feat. All you want is a handful of detailed, captivating shots that magnify the subject and reveal features that are not usually visible to the naked eye. Instead, your lighting is wonky, grandma looks stiff, and little Rachel has turned … [Continue Reading...]

Have a New Dog? Here’s What You Might Need!

Dogs are indeed some of man's best friends. They're also a woman's best friend and a kid's best companion. Dogs make people happy. People can play with the animal, take it on walks or just simply relax and watch television with their doggy friend. If you're thinking about a bringing a dog home, … [Continue Reading...]

Why You Want to Invest in Good Lighting Around Your Home

When you buy a home, basic lighting is a given. Today, every home has standard indoor lights, but lighting can go well beyond the essentials. There are even professionals that specialize in helping homeowners create a lighting design that maximizes efficiency while providing additional … [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...]

Spring Brunch Strata with ham, potatoes and cheese #EBbrunch

egg strata recipe

Recently, I threw a fun egg themed brunch where I focused on creating recipes that use nutritious Eggland's Best eggs. I thought I would share just one of the dishes that I served to my guests. I decided to make a cross between a strata and a frittata -- this is what I came up with after reading … [Read More...]

Pepperoni and Cheese Balls and Bread with frozen dough

cheese and pepperoni bread

We bought the store out, so we decided to make our own! Super G. decided that since we always seem to buy up all of the pepperoni balls at the grocery store, that we should start making our own instead. Pepperoni Balls are the easiest things to make -- all they are is dough, pepperoni and cheese. … [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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