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How to Make Water Tastier When You Don’t Like Water

Drinking enough water can be a challenge. You know that you're supposed to drink at least eight glasses of water per day, but somehow, it seems impossible to drink even one glass some days. It would be easier if you actually liked the taste of water, but you'd much prefer to have that soda or … [Continue Reading...]

Functional Storage Ideas for Your Kid’s Playroom

One of the messiest rooms in your home is likely the kid’s playroom. From the crayons to the coloring books and all of the toys on the floor. You are probably ready to rip your hair out at the mess, but before you do, check out these functional storage ideas for your kid’s playroom. 1. Pegboard A … [Continue Reading...]

Simple Ways to Make Your Biz Look Professional

Small business owners need to present themselves in a specific way to make sure they will be taken seriously. It doesn’t matter if you work out of a truck, from your kitchen table or from your garage, a level of professionalism is needed so that people will treat you like a business professional. If … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Bake Sale Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

soft chocolate chip cookies

When I dropped my daughter off at basketball practice tonight, I realized that I had forgotten something. Everyone was carrying various trays and bags of cookies which reminded me that I was also supposed to bring 2 dozen cookies for this weekend's bake sale. Woops! A stop at the store, 2 hours, … [Read More...]

Berry Morning Breakfast Crisp Recipe! #YayOats

Berry Morning Breakfast Crisp

Since I was a little kid, oatmeal has been a common breakfast dish. I have always loved eating oatmeal in the countless ways it can be prepared. From my memory of Dad's stove-top cooked hot Quaker® oatmeal with cranberries to my favorite oatmeal raisin cookies, oatmeal has always been there to fuel … [Read More...]

Glade® Inspired Creamy Coconut Milk Hot Chocolate

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One of my favorite ways to create a welcoming home during the holiday season, is to bake up a sweet holiday treat for my friends and family -- when I know they're stopping by for a visit. There is really nothing so comforting as stepping into someone's home from the freezing outdoors and smelling … [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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