Recently in A Hen’s Nest

Let’s talk about Verizon Wireless #VZWSM #samp

It has been a couple months since I excitedly announced that I was a Verizon Wireless Savvy Moms Ambassador! Since then, I have been enjoying every minute with the first device I was sent to test. My Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone has become a constant companion. Wherever I go, she goes (yes, … [Continue Reading...]

Decorating a Baby Nursery for Sleep – Tips from Paige Rien

Nursery Decor

When you’re planning your baby’s nursery decor, sleep probably isn’t the first thing you’re thinking about. Coordinating colors? Which brand of crib to purchase?  Sure.  How to plan your decor around your baby’s sleep? Not so much.  But maybe you should be thinking about sleep. … [Continue Reading...]

Hens Clutch – Friday #Giveaway Linky 11/08 – 11/15

It's Friday and I am looking forward to the weekend! We have just about a week left before we become grandparents for the first time {EEEEEEEEEEEK!} and we are all on high alert just waiting and waiting for our granddaughter to arrive... ooooh so exciting!! While we wait, why not check out my recent … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Glade® Inspired Creamy Coconut Milk Hot Chocolate

coconut-milk-hot-chocolate-drink

One of my favorite ways to create a welcoming home during the holiday season, is to bake up a sweet holiday treat for my friends and family -- when I know they're stopping by for a visit. There is really nothing so comforting as stepping into someone's home from the freezing outdoors and smelling … [Read More...]

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...]

Pepperoni and Cheese Balls and Bread with frozen dough

cheese and pepperoni bread

We bought the store out, so we decided to make our own! Super G. decided that since we always seem to buy up all of the pepperoni balls at the grocery store, that we should start making our own instead. Pepperoni Balls are the easiest things to make -- all they are is dough, pepperoni and cheese. … [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...]