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Cleaning with Endust and the Dustersons + an Endust Coupon!

endust clean

I am not going to make believe that my house is spotless, it's far from it! I do however love it when my home is sparkling clean and dust free on those occasions where I am in the cleaning mood! That's when it's time to turn up the music, grab my dust rag and rock out!  Living on a dirt road means … [Continue Reading...]

Christmas Cookies: Big Soft Sour Cream Sugar Cookies

sugar cookie dough

This is a simple recipe for a simple sugar cookie. These Sour Cream Sugar Cookies are soft and keep amazingly well in an airtight container. At Christmastime we always make a big batch and leave them unfrosted until we're ready to eat them. We do usually decorate a large platter for guests and … [Continue Reading...]

Mrs. Smith’s Pies bring Holiday Cheer + FREE pie Giveaway!

Mrs Smith's cherry pies

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Mrs. Smiths. All opinions are 100% mine. Sometimes you just want pie! Sharing a slice... or two of pie with a loved one, over a cup of tea or coffee, is a great way to connect. You don't even need to start from scratch -- I'll … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Berry Morning Breakfast Crisp Recipe! #YayOats

Berry Morning Breakfast Crisp

Since I was a little kid, oatmeal has been a common breakfast dish. I have always loved eating oatmeal in the countless ways it can be prepared. From my memory of Dad's stove-top cooked hot Quaker® oatmeal with cranberries to my favorite oatmeal raisin cookies, oatmeal has always been there to fuel … [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...]

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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