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Silent Signs You’re Too Stressed Out

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Stress and women kind of go hand in hand – especially if you’re a mom. You’re inundated with so many different responsibilities that quite frankly, you can forget to breathe. While you love the job of being a mother, wife, and career woman, when you’re going non-stop at some point the stress can get the best of you. Because stress is often … [Continue Reading...]

The Shocking Truth About Fashion And Health

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At first blush, there appears to be no relationship between fashion and health. After all, we often associate poor health with issues like poor food choices, insufficient exercise, high stress, and toxic environments. However, a closer look at some fashion trends paints a different picture. Naturally, not all fashion trends are harmful, and you … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Spring Brunch Strata with ham, potatoes and cheese #EBbrunch

egg strata recipe

Recently, I threw a fun egg themed brunch where I focused on creating recipes that use nutritious Eggland's Best eggs. I thought I would share just one of the dishes that I served to my guests. I decided to make a cross between a strata and a frittata -- this is what I came up with after reading about a dozen different strata and frittata recipes. … [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 know I just posted a cream cheese alfredo with … [Read More...]

HERSHEY’S Easter Candy Basket Ideas + a Brownie Trifle #BunnyTrail

fun Easter basket idea

No matter how old the kids get, they still look forward to our Easter traditions. We always dye a ton of Eggs together and they know they will wake up to big baskets of goodies! It wouldn't be a celebration without our favorite HERSHEY'S Easter Candy. I have a lot of fun choosing unique ways to give the kids their candy baskets. One year, I hid … [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 garden but I have to admit … [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 prepared by finishing up … [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 share one, if not weekly, … [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 the new Canon Wireless … [Read More...]