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Label Your Kids’ Camp Items and Prevent Loss

Last year, children across the U.S. enjoyed friends, fun, and adventure at various summer camps. They learned so much each day at camp and made memories they'll take with them for the rest of their lives. All was great, at least until the kids began losing their personal belongings. Lost t-shirts, … [Continue Reading...]

Protect Your Wallet Against Appliance Breakdown With the Help of a Home Warranty

When the appliances and components we depend on break down, it’s a frustrating experience that takes away our confidence and peace of mind. We take these items for granted and realize how much we need them when a problem occurs. But such mishaps occur as the age of our items increase and wear and … [Continue Reading...]

Save Time and Reduce Stress with a Home Warranty

Architecture, Family House, Front Yard, Garage, Home

New homeowners are often overwhelmed with all of the new responsibilities that come with owning a house, which is why having plans for a home warranty is something valuable and should not be looked over. A home warranty, not to be confused with home insurance, is a contract that provides … [Continue Reading...]

New Puppy Or Dog Owner? Here’s What You Need

We all know the saying, "A dog is man's best friend," and that may be true but even a best friend can be hard to teach. Training and raising a dog is not the easiest task in the world. It takes a sufficient amount of love and care to properly train your dog. It also requires much patience or your … [Continue Reading...]

How Can Working Parents Save on Food Bills?

After a long day at work, dining out is the easiest option to turn to. This could become repetitive and maybe already is, for many working parents. As a result, the increased household expenditure of eating at a restaurant or even buying fast food can put you in deep worries at the end of the … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

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...]

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...]

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...]

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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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