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Holiday Crafting with Kiwi Crate: Gifts Made by Me crate #review

crafting holiday Kiwi Crate

When I saw the adorable Kiwi Crates, I knew that my crafty niece would love to try them out! Please welcome my sister who had fun reviewing this holiday Kiwi Crate with her daughter! ~Henrietta With the yucky weather upon us, cries of "I'm bored" ring throughout my house. It's not always easy … [Continue Reading...]

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...]

On Our Table

Spaghetti Torte Recipe – or make ’em think it’s cake!

April fools day spaghetti cake

Here is that Spaghetti Torte I tricked the kids with on April Fool's Day. I am going to be making this recipe again, it was very good, and very cheesy. I don't even want to know how many calories are in it though! I'm sure that if you were to use lower fat varieties of the cheeses and sauce, and use … [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...]

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...]

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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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