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Wordless Wednesday – thrift store finds make for happy kids!

casio keyboard thrift

Probably the best $39.99 I've spent in a long long time. Salvation Army thrift = Happy kids who are getting along and singing together :). … [Continue Reading...]

A reminder that it’s Motorcycle season again in the Northeast!

My husband, Super G., loves his motorcycle. Ever since I've know him, Super G. has owned at least one bike and he has always been a big supporter of others who show an interest in owning a bike. I don't have a problem with my husband loving motorcycles. In fact, Super G. and I have enjoyed countless … [Continue Reading...]

Best of Family Entertainment – SodaHead Infographic

family films infographic

If you have a tween in your house, you have probably been hearing about the upcoming Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards airing this weekend! My daughter is super excited to be attending her BFF's 3rd annual Kids's Choice Awards slumber party :). Here's a peek at some classic kids' entertainment from … [Continue Reading...]

Miracle-Gro® Expand ‘n Gro™ Concentrated Planting Mix #review

miracle gro expand 'n gro

This post brought to you by Scotts®. All opinions are 100% mine. For the past several years, we've been using more and more pots, containers and raised beds in our gardening activities. I've fallen for lower priced bagged soils in the past and have always regretted it. There just isn't as good a … [Continue Reading...]

My funny rabbit eating a fresh spring carrot

cute bunny eating a carrot

We have the cutest, sweetest little bunny rabbit named Aggie. Our sweet little girl will be three this year, can you believe it?! Aggie lives outside but she is spoiled rotten by everyone in our family. She gets fresh grass picked for her, little bits of celery and lettuce scraps. Delicious rabbit … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

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...]

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...]

Make a Quick Cream Cheese Apple Braid

cream cheese apple braid

The first month or so after Christmas usually ends up being pretty lean times around here. This year is no exception, even though we didn't go overboard with the gifts. That means I haven't been grocery shopping as much as I would like and the fridge is getting a little bit boring. To cheer us up, … [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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