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Eating Light – a healthier Stuffed Pork Chop #recipe

Stuffed Pork Chop Recipe

The Spring 2012 edition of Eating Light - 400 Calories or Less has 103 slimmed down versions of your favorites! Try this delicious and healthy pork recipe then check out the Fettuccine with Spinach Pesto recipe and 7-Layer Dip! Eating Light - Stuffed Pork Chop Recipe   Save Print Prep … [Continue Reading...]

Celebrate Red Lobster’s Daily Seafood SurPrize

Red Lobster

Spring! It's the season where I want to eat the freshest food I can find while enjoying the warming air! With beach weather soon on its way, there is no better time to indulge those cravings for delicious fresh seafood at Red Lobster! It's one of my favorite places to dine and even though my hubby … [Continue Reading...]

My favorite Split Pea and Leftover Ham Soup #recipe

Split Pea and Ham soup

We had a wonderful Easter Dinner at our home this year! I made a large ham and luckily we had quite a bit of ham left on the bone after everyone had their fill. Never ever ever waste a good ham bone, it will make any soup taste out of this world! This happens to be my favorite Split Pea soup … [Continue Reading...]

My family’s #sogoodsosweet Moments!

Deer Park visit 2011

It's Springtime and that means we'll soon be able to get out and about to all of the places our state has to offer. Some of my favorite family moments are the ones we create by  hopping into the car for a road trip to a zoo, park or other attraction. My Dad always surprised me with road trips when I … [Continue Reading...]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2012 #mom #giftguide

mothersday giftideas

Welcome to my 2012 Mother's Day gift ideas guide! Books, shoes, beauty, treats -- whatever it is that makes your Mom smile, we all know how hard it can be to come up with new ideas to show Mom just how much we care! Of, course she deserves something special for her day -- but what? Maybe something … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Family Traditions – Cream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Roll Recipe #CanonPIXMA

pumpkin rolls with burlap gift tag

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 the new Canon Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One printers, visit usa.canon.com/pps. One of my daughter’s very favorite autumn treats is pumpkin roll. … [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...]

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...]

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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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