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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...]

Wordless Wednesday – a reflection #photoadayApril

my son's weird hair

Are you doing any monthly photo a day challenges? I am! Here are the first three photos from the #photoadayApril challenge created by @fatmumslim. There are some great prompts this month! Check out the photo collage I made to remind myself to take part!     I'm using my phone to take … [Continue Reading...]

Schwan’s Home Delivery Service delivers Easter Dinner! #review

Schwan's rhubarb berry pie

Can you believe how quickly Easter has snuck up on us this year? I was a bit shocked when I looked at my calendar recently and realized that Easter Sunday is less than one week away! Our family gathers together each year to celebrate the beginning of Spring and the last thing I want to be, is stuck … [Continue Reading...]

Are you participating in #photoadayApril? I am!

april desktopbckgrnd

I love taking photos, whether they turn out good or not so each year I've tried to jump onto some sort of photo a day challenge like the project365. I have always failed! In March I ran across @fatmumslim's monthly photo challenge. Committing to a monthly challenge seemed much more attractive {not … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

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

Welchs-peanut-butter-cookies

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...]

Family Traditions – Cream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Roll Recipe #CanonPIXMA

pumpkin rolls with burlap gift tag

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 the new Canon Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One printers, visit usa.canon.com/pps. One of my daughter’s very favorite autumn treats is pumpkin roll. … [Read More...]

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...]

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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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