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Ten Most Fragrant English Roses to beautify your gardens this year!

Port Sunlight

Roses are one of my favorite flowers to add color and fragrance to my garden beds. I love the quiet beauty of the rose and the various scents of roses always seem to soothe and relax my soul when I'm out among my flower beds.  No one knows rose fragrances better than Michael Marriott, senior … [Continue Reading...]

5-minute Fresh Egg White & Herb Breakfast Wrap – Spring #recipe

fresh egg white wrap

One of my very favorite things about living in the country, is being able to walk a few steps out my back door, and find breakfast waiting for me. Out in the coop, I gently slip my hand underneath Penny and find three warm eggs -- the girls have already been taking turns on the nest box this … [Continue Reading...]

I’m Powered Up from Five Days of @belVita Breakfast Biscuits #review

belVita blueberry

Breakfast! It's the first meal of the day and one that you shouldn't skip over if you want to keep up your energy throughout the morning. I recently participated in the Five Days of belVita Breakfast Challenge to see how the new belVita Breakfast Biscuits would fit into my morning routine. Nabisco's … [Continue Reading...]

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...]

On Our Table

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...]

Chicken Noodle Soup with Fresh Homemade Egg Noodles

I wasn't planning on posting this chicken noodle soup recipe, hence the horrible quality cell phone photos!  Once the family tried it, though-- we decided it was probably one of the best soups I have ever made!  Which means I had to share it so I would remember just how I threw it together!  The … [Read More...]

Easy Weeknight Dinner: Simple Cheese Ravioli Bacon & Peas

cheese Ravioli bacon and peas

I was going to make regular old frozen ravioli with jarred pasta sauce for a quick dinner last Wednesday, but there was no sauce to be found in the cupboard. When I stumbled upon the package of bacon buried in the freezer, I knew I had to do something with it -- must eat the bacon... And, yes... I … [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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