Recently in A Hen’s Nest

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

amazon-daily-deal-lotr

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

share the care kleenex

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

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...]

No Fail Yeast Rolls Recipe

No Fail Yeast Rolls

Homemade rolls are a favorite in our home. I love trying new recipes for them and also have a few stand by favorites. This recipe is one I use when I'm short on time. The rolls are delicious, dense and yeasty; perfect for potato soup dipping! Plus it makes a large batch, I can serve half and freeze … [Read More...]

Spring Brunch Strata with ham, potatoes and cheese #EBbrunch

egg strata recipe

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...]

More of Hen's Recipes....

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...]

"Jealousy is the art of counting someone else's blessings instead of your own." ~Unknown

Get