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ZeroWater Pitcher Review – Do you know how Clean your water is? {#review}

ZeroWater

 Water! It is a basic necessity of life, depending on age, climate and other factors -- our bodies may require anywhere from eight to twelve* cups per day! I know I haven't met my daily requirement in quite some time. You see, our tap water is absolutely awful. Not only does our water taste … [Continue Reading...]

Hens Clutch of #Giveaways 3/30 – 4/5 {linky}

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Happy Friday! We're back to blustery, breeeeeeezy Spring weather here in NW PA! I love it! For awhile there I was worried that we were skipping right over Spring and headed into Summer already! I'm happy to have some cooler temperatures again, we'll have plenty of hot days in the next few months! My … [Continue Reading...]

Ten Most Fragrant English Roses to beautify your gardens this year!

Port Sunlight

Roses are one of my favorite flowers to add color and fragrance to my garden beds. I love the quiet beauty of the rose and the various scents of roses always seem to soothe and relax my soul when I'm out among my flower beds.  No one knows rose fragrances better than Michael Marriott, senior … [Continue Reading...]

5-minute Fresh Egg White & Herb Breakfast Wrap – Spring #recipe

fresh egg white wrap

One of my very favorite things about living in the country, is being able to walk a few steps out my back door, and find breakfast waiting for me. Out in the coop, I gently slip my hand underneath Penny and find three warm eggs -- the girls have already been taking turns on the nest box this … [Continue Reading...]

I’m Powered Up from Five Days of @belVita Breakfast Biscuits #review

belVita blueberry

Breakfast! It's the first meal of the day and one that you shouldn't skip over if you want to keep up your energy throughout the morning. I recently participated in the Five Days of belVita Breakfast Challenge to see how the new belVita Breakfast Biscuits would fit into my morning routine. Nabisco's … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

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...]

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...]

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...]

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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...]