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Hens Clutch of #Giveaways 4/20 – 4/26 {#linky}

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Friday! WooHoo! My son is going to go take his driver's permit test Saturday morning! OMGeee! IAs frightening as it is to think of my son sitting behind the wheel, I know that he is a cautious persona and will likely do great, it's just a scary time for me as a mom! Also, on Saturday my sis and I … [Continue Reading...]

4 Greener Gardening Tips – Join SCOTT Naturals 4-Week Test Drive!

eggs and toilet paper tubes make great recycled seed planters

Can you believe we are already in week three of the SCOTT Naturals 4-Week Test Drive? This Earth month, SCOTT Naturals has challenged consumers to take the SCOTT Naturals pledge to switch to SCOTT Naturals products for just four weeks. If everyone participated in this simple change, we could save 2 … [Continue Reading...]

Glad Black Bag Art Auction proceeds benefit Keep America Beautiful!

Glad black bag

Trash. It is everywhere! My family produces their fair share of garbage and it seems like it accumulates quickly when we aren't paying attention to slowing down our trash output. The trash that we do collect gets placed in our favorite garbage collection bag - Glad black bags. I especially like … [Continue Reading...]

{almost} Wordless Wednesday – And the fun never ends #ww

fun with a box

I see lots of moms mention how much their little ones love boxes. The box usually gets played with more than the toy that came in it. I just thought I'd tell you that THE BOX never gets old. My kids love the box. They're weird. … [Continue Reading...]

Eating Light – 400 calories or Less — 7-Layer Dip Recipe

7-layer dip recipe

The Spring 2012 issue of Eating Light - 400 Calories or Less! proves that eating healthy can be so delicious! This Hearst Magazine special edition bookazine is packed full of 103 easy recipes that all come in at 400 calories or less per serving! I've never seen one of these magazines before so I … [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...]

Bake Sale Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

soft chocolate chip cookies

When I dropped my daughter off at basketball practice tonight, I realized that I had forgotten something. Everyone was carrying various trays and bags of cookies which reminded me that I was also supposed to bring 2 dozen cookies for this weekend's bake sale. Woops! A stop at the store, 2 hours, … [Read More...]

Potluck Apple Pie Bars #Recipe {make pie in a sheet pan}

apple pie bars

Our annual family reunion was this past Saturday and we always have a ton of delicious treats to share while we visit and catchup. I've been so hungry for Apple Pie lately that I went searching for the perfect recipe to take with me. I combined two favorite pie recipes into this one big delicious … [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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