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Chores For The Whole Family

Taking care of a house can be a very difficult and demanding task. There is so much to clean in a house that it is impossible for one person to do it by themselves. While many moms get stuck trying to do all of the housework themselves, this does not need to be the case. As your children get older, … [Continue Reading...]

What Should You Know About Planning a Family-Friendly Trip to D.C.?

The nation’s capital is a fantastic place to consider for your next family trip. The biggest problem is there’s so much to do that it can be tough to narrow it all down and decide what will be most appealing to your family and your unique interests. From guided twilight tours of the national … [Continue Reading...]

All About Acrylic Awards

acrylic awards trophies

Awards of All Varieties Trophies have been making people all over the globe feel intense pride for a long while. People are rewarded with trophies when they do great things in the athletic realm. They're rewarded with them when they do wonderful things in academics, in the office, and elsewhere. … [Continue Reading...]

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...]

On Our Table

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...]

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...]

Potluck Apple Pie Bars #Recipe {make pie in a sheet pan}

apple pie bars

Our annual family reunion was this past Saturday and we always have a ton of delicious treats to share while we visit and catchup. I've been so hungry for Apple Pie lately that I went searching for the perfect recipe to take with me. I combined two favorite pie recipes into this one big delicious … [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...]

"There is a big difference between giving up and letting go. Giving up means selling yourself short. It means allowing fear and struggle to limit your opportunities and keep you stuck. Letting go means freeing yourself from something that is no longer serving you. Giving up reduces your life. Letting go expands it. Giving up is imprisoning. Letting go is liberation. Giving up is self-defeat. Letting go is self-care." ~Daniell Koepke

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