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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...]

How To Find the Wedding Photographer Of Your Dreams

Weddings come with a lot of different things to schedule and plan. One of those things is the wedding photographer. A lot of couples might want to skimp out on choosing a professional to handle their photos, but your big day should not be handled by amateur photographers in your family. One of the … [Continue Reading...]

Keeping Things Both Festive and Safe When Guests Arrive

Holidays are fun. They're filled with great celebrations and moments shared with even greater people. Or at least that should be the case. But there are a few things which can interfere with a host's enjoyment of any given holiday. And, oftentimes, the interference involves things which we’re not … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

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

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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...]

Chicken Noodle Soup with Fresh Homemade Egg Noodles

I wasn't planning on posting this chicken noodle soup recipe, hence the horrible quality cell phone photos!  Once the family tried it, though-- we decided it was probably one of the best soups I have ever made!  Which means I had to share it so I would remember just how I threw it together!  The … [Read More...]

Cranberry Pumpkin Crunch Dessert : Baking with #PAMSmartTips

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PAM Cooking Spray. It's my favorite time of year! The weather is cooler, the holidays are coming and I get to bake delicious food to share with my friends and family!  I've had this Pumpkin Crunch recipe stashed away in my Gramma's recipe … [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...]

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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...]

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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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