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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...]

It’s a chicken kind of day – come visit the coop!

red star hen

It's such a gorgeous Spring day here in Northwestern Pennsylvania! The temperatures stayed in the high 70's all week and my chickens have been enjoying all of  the fresh green grass, not to mention the insane amount of bugs already making an appearance this early in the season. We're doing a bit of … [Continue Reading...]

Spring Into Free Flavor With International Delight {#freecreamer}

International Delight

To celebrate the beginning of spring, International Delight is making a big splash with their Spring Into Free Flavor Sweepstakes. All you have to do is “Like” International Delight on Facebook and you’ll be entered to win creamer for one whole delicious year! Have you tried International Delight's … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Glade® Inspired Creamy Coconut Milk Hot Chocolate

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One of my favorite ways to create a welcoming home during the holiday season, is to bake up a sweet holiday treat for my friends and family -- when I know they're stopping by for a visit. There is really nothing so comforting as stepping into someone's home from the freezing outdoors and smelling … [Read More...]

One Bowl Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake #recipe

chocolate mayo cake

Cake is often on the list of good luck foods to eat on New Year's day, yes most specify that it should be round cake but to me; cake is cake is cake. The other day on Facebook, my cousin mentioned that she had just made mayo cake from our Gramma's Amish cookbook. Oh yum! I remember that cookbook … [Read More...]

Welch’s Share Your Moments + PB&J Cookies! #Sharewhatsgood

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I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Welch's. I received product samples to facilitate my review, and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. This photograph of my cousin, daughter and son at his graduation party in July makes me smile every time I see … [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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