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Why Moving Is So Important

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Humans were meant to move and be active; it’s how we were made. As time progressed from ancient to modern, we have lost some of our key reasons to why we as a species moved to survive. Technology has made it much easier on our bodies to get from one point to another without having to hardly lift a … [Continue Reading...]

Using Wi-Fi: What Is The Ideal Speed For Seamless Internet Experience?

Connectivity between devices improved in recent years, making internet larger than before. Now, everyone can contribute to the network and reap its benefit using a smartphone, PCs, and even a house and a refrigerator because of the Internet of Things or IoT. This is all thanks to a technology known … [Continue Reading...]

Get the Privacy You Want With a Fence

Get the Privacy You Want When you are home and relaxing in your own backyard, the last thing you want is your neighbor peeking over at you and especially if you are trying to sunbathe or to relax in the hot tub and you feel a bit overexposed. It's your backyard and you should be able to do what you … [Continue Reading...]

The Varied and Creative Conversations of Wine

People who aren't wine connoisseurs always seem to have a fascination with why some people love talking about wine. Some may see it as somewhat of a 'snobby' activity, but it turns out there are a few reasons why people like to talk about wine. Some may be more complex than others, but true wine … [Continue Reading...]

The Many Benefits of a Senior Care Center

There is a predominant misconception that if you place your loved one in a senior care center, you must not love them because they are a horrible place to be. And although there may be some that have not gotten very good reviews, most of them pride themselves on being a loving and caring environment … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Spring Brunch Strata with ham, potatoes and cheese #EBbrunch

egg strata recipe

Recently, I threw a fun egg themed brunch where I focused on creating recipes that use nutritious Eggland's Best eggs. I thought I would share just one of the dishes that I served to my guests. I decided to make a cross between a strata and a frittata -- this is what I came up with after reading … [Read More...]

Family Traditions – Cream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Roll Recipe #CanonPIXMA

pumpkin rolls with burlap gift tag

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 the new Canon Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One printers, visit usa.canon.com/pps. One of my daughter’s very favorite autumn treats is pumpkin roll. … [Read More...]

No Fail Yeast Rolls Recipe

No Fail Yeast Rolls

Homemade rolls are a favorite in our home. I love trying new recipes for them and also have a few stand by favorites. This recipe is one I use when I'm short on time. The rolls are delicious, dense and yeasty; perfect for potato soup dipping! Plus it makes a large batch, I can serve half and freeze … [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...]