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Get In The Festive Mood

The holidays are often the most fun, yet the most stressful time of the year. There is always a lot to do and it takes a festive spirit to get the party started. We have a few ways you can get ready for the holiday season without too much stress. Make a Master Gift List If you have lots of people … [Continue Reading...]

Chores For The Whole Family

Taking care of a house can be a very difficult and demanding task. There is so much to clean in a house that it is impossible for one person to do it by themselves. While many moms get stuck trying to do all of the housework themselves, this does not need to be the case. As your children get older, … [Continue Reading...]

What Should You Know About Planning a Family-Friendly Trip to D.C.?

The nation’s capital is a fantastic place to consider for your next family trip. The biggest problem is there’s so much to do that it can be tough to narrow it all down and decide what will be most appealing to your family and your unique interests. From guided twilight tours of the national … [Continue Reading...]

All About Acrylic Awards

acrylic awards trophies

Awards of All Varieties Trophies have been making people all over the globe feel intense pride for a long while. People are rewarded with trophies when they do great things in the athletic realm. They're rewarded with them when they do wonderful things in academics, in the office, and elsewhere. … [Continue Reading...]

Label Your Kids’ Camp Items and Prevent Loss

Last year, children across the U.S. enjoyed friends, fun, and adventure at various summer camps. They learned so much each day at camp and made memories they'll take with them for the rest of their lives. All was great, at least until the kids began losing their personal belongings. Lost t-shirts, … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Easy Weeknight Dinner: Simple Cheese Ravioli Bacon & Peas

cheese Ravioli bacon and peas

I was going to make regular old frozen ravioli with jarred pasta sauce for a quick dinner last Wednesday, but there was no sauce to be found in the cupboard. When I stumbled upon the package of bacon buried in the freezer, I knew I had to do something with it -- must eat the bacon... And, yes... I … [Read More...]

Make a Quick Cream Cheese Apple Braid

cream cheese apple braid

The first month or so after Christmas usually ends up being pretty lean times around here. This year is no exception, even though we didn't go overboard with the gifts. That means I haven't been grocery shopping as much as I would like and the fridge is getting a little bit boring. To cheer us up, … [Read More...]

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...]

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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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