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How to be Strong even during Anxiety?

According to the stats by Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Anxiety is the common mental illness in the US and is affecting more than 40 million adults every year. This number is just about the US, imagine the number we will come across if surveyed worldwide. Mental illness is the major … [Continue Reading...]

The Brand New School Year

School Preparation and Vital Supplies The beginning of the school year is always a big deal for youngsters. Children often dread going back to school after months of relaxation, recreation and staying up relatively late. They sometimes discover, though, that preparing for the new school year is a … [Continue Reading...]

Stress: The Good the Bad and the Plain Ugly

Everyone experiences stress from time to time. How you respond to it plays an important role in how it will affect your overall health and mood. In some cases, stress can actually benefit you, if you let it consume you, it can cause a myriad of health problems. With everything from fight or flight … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Chicken Noodle Soup with Fresh Homemade Egg Noodles

I wasn't planning on posting this chicken noodle soup recipe, hence the horrible quality cell phone photos!  Once the family tried it, though-- we decided it was probably one of the best soups I have ever made!  Which means I had to share it so I would remember just how I threw it together!  The … [Read More...]

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...]

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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