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Wordless Wednesday – Snowy Backroads #ww

back-roads-snow

We had our first snowfall last week! Well, the first snow that stuck to the ground overnight, it was beautiful! I love taking the back roads home when there is snow, it looks so pretty on the pine trees! Have you had snow yet? … [Continue Reading...]

Share the Magic of a Cookie + 75% off Holiday Cards #CardstoreCookie

russian tea cake cookie

Each year, as the holiday season approaches, I wait in anticipation of baking some of my favorite Christmas cookies with the kids. When I was little, cookie making was a pretty big deal and I have loved passing this tradition on  to my children! I can remember how both my mom and dad and … [Continue Reading...]

Dollar General Inspired Recipe: Bacon and Spinach Tortellini Bake

tortellini casserole thumb

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine. Since our Dollar General Store came into our small town years ago, we have done a lot of our basic shopping there. When the store outgrew it's space, they built a bigger building at the other end of town … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Chicken Noodle Soup with Fresh Homemade Egg Noodles

I wasn't planning on posting this chicken noodle soup recipe, hence the horrible quality cell phone photos!  Once the family tried it, though-- we decided it was probably one of the best soups I have ever made!  Which means I had to share it so I would remember just how I threw it together!  The … [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...]

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...]

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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...]