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The Five Dollar Miracle in Stock Trading

The Secret of Massive Gains From Small Amounts Though it’s easy to flip a penny, you can turn small amounts into massive gains without choosing between heads or tails. The first step is to think small and in terms of a single penny. The Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the United States … [Continue Reading...]

This is why you are always tired even after 8-10 hours of sleep

Feeling tired even after a long night of sleep is common among both adults and teenagers. Read this to find out why you are always tired even after 8 or more hours of sleep and what you can do about it. Feeling tired even after a long night of sleep may be very common but is not something to … [Continue Reading...]

Six Uses for a Shed

A shed is a feature of a home that is, often, underrated. Not every home has one. When they do, they are usually in disrepair. A shed does not have to be a dark and dirty place full of cobwebs. Even a large shed with a trending exterior barn door can be much more than just a dingy place for old … [Continue Reading...]

Top Ten Gifts For Women

Shopping for the perfect gift for the women in your life can be a fight. Most women have everything they need, but you know there's something out there she wants more than anything. She says to get her whatever you want, but you know there are certain things she really wants. In this article, we've … [Continue Reading...]

Listen With Your Heart When Communicating With Your Children

The family is the most important unit in a child’s life. The people within the family are the very first people this child will engage with. From happy occasions, sad moments, to everything else in between, everything will be experienced first within the safe haven of the family unit. Thus, it is … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

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...]

NatureRaised Farms® Orange-Sage Oven-Roasted Chicken and Potatoes

orange sage chicken

Thank you to NatureRaised Foods for sponsoring this article. Learn how NatureRaised Foods is “Doing What’s Right, Right from the Start™” in your area. It's mid-summer and most nights, the kids and hubby start roaming around the kitchen at 4pm, wondering what's for supper. I love to toss together … [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...]

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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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