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Transformers Take it to the Moon – then and now

transformers

Back in the 80s, a show hit the airwaves that would completely electrify the young audience of the day. The show was called Transformers, and it was about robots that morphed from everyday objects into fantastic fighting machines (Optimus Prime was always the best!). At the time, the show was … [Continue Reading...]

Rock Crawler Bounce House #Giveaway

rock crawler giveaway

I’m joining Jessica from MySillyMonkeys.com to bring you another awesome Bounce House giveaway! This time she's giving away an amazing Rock Crawler bounce house! It is huge! Both boys and girls would have a blast bouncing and sliding on this fun plaything, it would be the perfect way to keep kids … [Continue Reading...]

Dazzling dining rooms: The hottest trends for 2012 – Guest Post

dining room - benches

This guest post is provided by Eva Stephen from Shop 4 Furniture. With the festive season just around the corner, many of us are starting to think about the challenge of entertaining friends and relatives over the winter months. Aside from finding places for everyone to sleep and making sure Auntie … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Silk Pumpkin Pie Bread Pudding Recipe #SilkHoliday

pumpkin pie bread pudding

My son and I are both lactose sensitive. While we don't often let that stop us from enjoying our favorite foods, I do try to make them without adding unnecessary milk. That's where Silk comes into the picture. We both enjoy drinking Silk products in smoothies and on their own -- especially the … [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...]

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...]

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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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