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I do believe in Fairies, I do I do! {Or at least Fairy Hobmothers!}

tree dreams

I knew it! Fairies do exist in places other than my imagination, or at least one fairy in particular has proved its existence today!  If you are a blogger, then you may have heard that the elusive Fairy Hobmother spends his time fluttering from blog to blog on a mission to spread light and joy … [Continue Reading...]

Shutterfly photo gifts make sharing memories easy and fun!

Shutterfly logo

I am a collector of memories. These memories are not just any memories but very special moments from the lives of my children, my parents and my family. One of my favorite ways to preserve our memories is by taking and sharing photographs. I think that most of the people in my life also love to look … [Continue Reading...]

It’s a Great Day for Ginger to be a Dog! #iLoveMyK9 #CBias

Ginger thinks Milk Bone Trail Mix is yummy

UPDATE 01/16/2012: While my dog didn't suffer any noticeable injury from eating Milo's Kitchen Chicken Jerky or Griller treats, I want my readers to be aware of a recent recall and the fact that a fellow bloggers' pup had a severe reaction to Milo's treats. MILO’S KITCHEN® VOLUNTARILY RECALLS … [Continue Reading...]

{almost} Wordless Wednesday – Penny the Hen

Penny the Hen

This is one of my older hens - Penny, we lost her sister last summer :(. Penny is a red sex link {or Red Star} hen that we got at the local feed mill years ago. She is such a curious chicken, she's the one who will follow anyone in the family around the yard and hover around the picnic table when … [Continue Reading...]

Spring lawn care made easy with Scotts® Snap® Spreader System

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Scotts® for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. The winter weather and the pets have really started to take a toll on our lawn. I've never paid much attention to it before, you would think since we live in the country, that our lawn would be … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Silk Pumpkin Pie Bread Pudding Recipe #SilkHoliday

pumpkin pie bread pudding

My son and I are both lactose sensitive. While we don't often let that stop us from enjoying our favorite foods, I do try to make them without adding unnecessary milk. That's where Silk comes into the picture. We both enjoy drinking Silk products in smoothies and on their own -- especially the … [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...]

Welch’s Share Your Moments + PB&J Cookies! #Sharewhatsgood

Welchs-peanut-butter-cookies

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Welch's. I received product samples to facilitate my review, and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. This photograph of my cousin, daughter and son at his graduation party in July makes me smile every time I see … [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...]

"You do not become good by trying to be good, but by finding the goodness that is already within you." ~Eckhart Tolle

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