Recently in A Hen’s Nest

Nokia Lumia 822 Phone + $100 Verizon Wireless gift card #Giveaway

Nokia Lumia 822 VZWSM giveaway

Remember how I mentioned that I had a huge surprise for you on my Facebook page earlier this week? Well, today is the day! As a member of the Verizon Wireless Savvy Moms Program, I am thrilled to be able to bring you fun information about Verizon Wireless and their newest gadgets, promos and … [Continue Reading...]

Knitting For Kids book review by my sister

knitting for kids book review

Knitting for Kids by Paula Hammerskog & Eva Wincent is filled with over 40 patterns sweaters, hats, & more to knit for your little ones. And I do love knitting for little ones. Children's clothes work up quick & turn out so cute. The wonderful thing about the patterns in this book is, … [Continue Reading...]

Win a $250 Outset media Game prize pack for fun family times!

outset media games

We are a family of gamers and I love it that way! Video games to board games are often played together and we're always looking for a new way to spend time playing together! If you're a board game lover, you may want to check out the unique games that Outset Media has to offer.  There are games for … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

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...]

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...]

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...]

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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...]