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My family’s #sogoodsosweet Moments!

Deer Park visit 2011

It's Springtime and that means we'll soon be able to get out and about to all of the places our state has to offer. Some of my favorite family moments are the ones we create by  hopping into the car for a road trip to a zoo, park or other attraction. My Dad always surprised me with road trips when I … [Continue Reading...]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2012 #mom #giftguide

mothersday giftideas

Welcome to my 2012 Mother's Day gift ideas guide! Books, shoes, beauty, treats -- whatever it is that makes your Mom smile, we all know how hard it can be to come up with new ideas to show Mom just how much we care! Of, course she deserves something special for her day -- but what? Maybe something … [Continue Reading...]

Clear off the counters with the Rubbermaid Hidden Recycler – Review

Rubbermaid Hidden Recycler

We are not the greenest family but we do try to recycle many items such as paper, plastic, cans and glass. In the past I have hated how all of this stuff piles up in the kitchen. We live in a small house and everyone always tosses the items we want to recycle on the counter by the sink, or on top of … [Continue Reading...]

Yard Sales and Flea Markets are good for our Earth!

flea market

This spring weather has me dreaming of all the shopping I'll soon be doing! You see, the warmer months are the perfect time for my favorite eco-friendly way to shop - yard sales! Not only yard sales, there are also flea markets, thrift stores and craft events all over the place when summertime hits. … [Continue Reading...]

Hens Clutch of #Giveaways 4/13 – 4/19 {#linky}

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I love Fridays! We don't have any special weekend plans, I'll probably measure all of the cushions in the camper to figure out how much fabric I need to recover them and watch a few movies with the kids! Sounds like fun to me! Thursday was National Grilled Cheese Sandwich day so we stopped by the … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Pepperoni and Cheese Balls and Bread with frozen dough

cheese and pepperoni bread

We bought the store out, so we decided to make our own! Super G. decided that since we always seem to buy up all of the pepperoni balls at the grocery store, that we should start making our own instead. Pepperoni Balls are the easiest things to make -- all they are is dough, pepperoni and cheese. … [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...]

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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