Recently in A Hen’s Nest

Schwan’s Home Delivery Service delivers Easter Dinner! #review

Schwan's rhubarb berry pie

Can you believe how quickly Easter has snuck up on us this year? I was a bit shocked when I looked at my calendar recently and realized that Easter Sunday is less than one week away! Our family gathers together each year to celebrate the beginning of Spring and the last thing I want to be, is stuck … [Continue Reading...]

Are you participating in #photoadayApril? I am!

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I love taking photos, whether they turn out good or not so each year I've tried to jump onto some sort of photo a day challenge like the project365. I have always failed! In March I ran across @fatmumslim's monthly photo challenge. Committing to a monthly challenge seemed much more attractive {not … [Continue Reading...]

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...]

On Our Table

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...]

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...]

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...]

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