Recently in A Hen’s Nest

Amazon Gold Box Deal: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy – Extended Deluxe 15 Disc Blu-ray set

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Check out the Countdown to Black Friday Deals and the Amazon 2012 Holiday Toy List for limited-time doorbuster Lightning Deals, the Deal of the Day and huge savings on the hottest toys, electronics, clothes and more! Throughout the season, I'll be sharing deals you won't want to miss, like … [Continue Reading...]

Remembering to teach gratitude & sharing this season #KleenexCares

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From a young age, my parents always tried to teach me to be thankful for what we had. They also taught me about giving back and sharing what you have with others. I've tried to teach my own children these same lessons about thankfulness. Children learn by example and when my children were small, I … [Continue Reading...]

Wordless Wednesday – I feel a little old #ww

I feel old this week.  Not only is there less than one week left before I officially become a grandmother... ...but my tween is now starting to act more and more like a teen every day. She spent 5 hours plastering boy band posters all over her room last weekend, sob! … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

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...]

Spring Brunch Strata with ham, potatoes and cheese #EBbrunch

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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...]

Recipe : Mini Meatloaf Muffin Cups

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Sometimes, dinner pops up when you least expect it! Last week, I was busy getting my new computer all set up and before I knew it, everyone was asking what was for dinner! Dinner was "supposed" to be meatloaf, but I had forgotten to make the loaf and put it in the oven an hour earlier. So, Mini … [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...]

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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...]

"The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure." ~Tibetan Proverb

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