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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

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...]

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...]

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...]

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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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