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Have a New Dog? Here’s What You Might Need!

Dogs are indeed some of man's best friends. They're also a woman's best friend and a kid's best companion. Dogs make people happy. People can play with the animal, take it on walks or just simply relax and watch television with their doggy friend. If you're thinking about a bringing a dog home, … [Continue Reading...]

Why You Want to Invest in Good Lighting Around Your Home

When you buy a home, basic lighting is a given. Today, every home has standard indoor lights, but lighting can go well beyond the essentials. There are even professionals that specialize in helping homeowners create a lighting design that maximizes efficiency while providing additional … [Continue Reading...]

Caring For Aging Parents

Of the many and perhaps most important decisions you will need to make regarding elder care for a loved one in their home or yours is how to resolve safety issues and avoid accidents. As time goes by you may find that how to preserve personal independence ranks nearly as high in importance as … [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...]

Family Traditions – Cream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Roll Recipe #CanonPIXMA

pumpkin rolls with burlap gift tag

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 the new Canon Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One printers, visit usa.canon.com/pps. One of my daughter’s very favorite autumn treats is pumpkin roll. … [Read More...]

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...]

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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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