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5 Stress Busting Tips for Moving to a New Home

Moving can be extremely stressful, whether it’s across the country or across town. It would be different if all you had to do was pick up and move. But it’s not that simple. You have to pack, declutter, take care of turning off and on utilities, and still go to work and carry on with your everyday … [Continue Reading...]

Innovative Ways to Improve Your Home With Plastic

Innovative Ways to Improve Your Home With Plastic Infographic

If you’re a home owner, then you will be fully aware that renovating a home can be extremely costly and rather off-putting. A lot of preparation and planning needs to go in to the renovation of a home, meaning you’ll be spending time and money somewhere along the line in order to ensure everything … [Continue Reading...]

Quick Tips For Sprucing Up The Exterior Of Your Home

As a homeowner, you will want to make sure that you are doing everything that you possibly can in order to spruce up the exterior of your home. This will improve the curb appeal of your home, which means you will enjoy pulling up to your own house more than ever before. You might even notice that … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

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...]

Potluck Apple Pie Bars #Recipe {make pie in a sheet pan}

apple pie bars

Our annual family reunion was this past Saturday and we always have a ton of delicious treats to share while we visit and catchup. I've been so hungry for Apple Pie lately that I went searching for the perfect recipe to take with me. I combined two favorite pie recipes into this one big delicious … [Read More...]

NatureRaised Farms® Orange-Sage Oven-Roasted Chicken and Potatoes

orange sage chicken

Thank you to NatureRaised Foods for sponsoring this article. Learn how NatureRaised Foods is “Doing What’s Right, Right from the Start™” in your area. It's mid-summer and most nights, the kids and hubby start roaming around the kitchen at 4pm, wondering what's for supper. I love to toss together … [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...]