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Spring lawn care made easy with Scotts® Snap® Spreader System

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Scotts® for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. The winter weather and the pets have really started to take a toll on our lawn. I've never paid much attention to it before, you would think since we live in the country, that our lawn would be … [Continue Reading...]

How to shape bread dough into a bunny bread bowl and buns!

bunny bread bowl and dip

This cute little bunny bread bowl will be the highlight of your Spring (or Easter) party! While you could easily use frozen bread {like this bread} to make this bread bowl, homemade bread is super easy to mix up and will taste so much better! I used a double batch of my favorite homemade roll recipe … [Continue Reading...]

Walmart and Feeding America are Fighting Hunger Together – join us!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Walmart Foundation for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Many kind souls are compelled to donate food items and monetary donations throughout the winter months to help feed the hungry -- With the holiday season making us feel good … [Continue Reading...]

Overnight Dill Dip #recipe

dill dip ingredients

One of my very favorite appetizers to serve at family get togethers is the simplest one -- dip and crudites! Dill dip is super easy to make and everyone usually likes the subtle flavor with veggies, cheese and crackers or bread chunks. This dill dip tastes best when made the night before so it can … [Continue Reading...]

Have a very Hoppy Easter!

Easter Bunny

From my family to yours, Happy Easter! Hope you are having a weekend full of joy! … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Recipe : Mini Meatloaf Muffin Cups

mini meatloaf cups

Sometimes, dinner pops up when you least expect it! Last week, I was busy getting my new computer all set up and before I knew it, everyone was asking what was for dinner! Dinner was "supposed" to be meatloaf, but I had forgotten to make the loaf and put it in the oven an hour earlier. So, Mini … [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...]

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...]

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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...]

"I guess the real fact of the matter is, we don’t know what tomorrow is going to bring and the only thing we really have is right now. So, don’t stay angry for too long and learn to forgive. Love your friends and family with all your heart. Have fun and live your life the way you want to live it. Most of all, don’t worry about people that don’t like you and enjoy the ones who do." ~Unknown

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