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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...]

Hens Clutch of #Giveaways 4/06 – 4/12 {#linky}

Yay! Friday! Our kids have four more days of break before heading back to school. Tomorrow we're dying Easter eggs and baking up some homemade bread to serve at our family's Easter dinner Sunday. We're hosting and everyone is bringing a dish or two to share. Super G. and I bought an old camper … [Continue Reading...]

April is Earth Month! Pledge to take the SCOTT Naturals 4-Week Test Drive!

Scott Naturals Test Drive Logo

April is Earth month and we're making a difference by taking the SCOTT Naturals 4-Week Test Drive! By making small changes in the products we use, we can make a big impact! When I am outside, enjoying the sunshine and watching my chickens free range across the back field, I can't describe how … [Continue Reading...]

#Giveaway: Win A Breville Juice Fountain Plus from Natural Horizons Wellness Center!

juice fountain giveaway

Are you trying to eat healthier or wanted to start juicing? Well, here's a super fun giveaway for you to enter! Natural Horizons Wellness Center is giving away this awesome  dual-speed Breville Juice Fountain Plus! This fountain juicer retails for $149.99 and would put you well on your way to … [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...]

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...]

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...]

"In life, friendships change, divorces happen, people move on, others die. Money and jobs will come and go. Live long enough and your health and body will change. It goes with the territory of being human. The fact that you are still here gives you an advantage. Don't look back. Look straight ahead! Decide to use all of your knowledge, skills, experiences and your life lessons from your mistakes, defeats and setbacks, to start over again. Life changes. You may not have the same life as before, but you can still enjoy your life!" ~Les Brown

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