Recently in A Hen’s Nest

Everything You Need To Know About Road Trips

With warmer weather showing itself in our neck of the woods, we have definitely been feeling the wanderlust bug! There is no better cure than a weekend road trip, for my daughter and I. In fact, Road trips have always been a favorite past-time for many in the United States. This can be for a variety … [Continue Reading...]

Ambiance and accessories to enhance the LC5 sofa setting

The unique minimalist aesthetic of the LC5 sofa daybed is a design element in its own right, but of course you have to design a whole ambiance around it for the space to feel truly complete. There are a lot of ways that you can do so, because at the end of the day the LC5 daybed is versatile enough … [Continue Reading...]

Don’t Ignore Pest Control Services

Bugs and pests are the most unwanted creatures in the world, but, unfortunately, you will find them crawling on your floor and walls in your home. These nasty things are not just harmful to your home, your family, and property, but are also a nuisance. If they infest your home, your family will face … [Continue Reading...]

Affordable and Meaningful Gifts for the Man in Your Life

Affordable and Meaningful Gifts for the Man in Your Life

Boyfriends, fiances and husbands are the hardest to buy for, making special occasions stressful. Your goal is to find the perfect, meaningful gift that won’t make you cringe at your bank statement. The goal of gift giving is to give someone something they will cherish for a very long time. Here are … [Continue Reading...]

Awakening and Self Love

This July will mark 2 years since I began my journey of self-love.  Being on my own for the first time in my almost 40 years of life has been increasingly enlightening.  While I can honestly say I am finding more joy than ever before, it is not always easy to be alone.  Of course, I am not truly … [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...]

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...]

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 … [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...]