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Camping Tips for Beginners that Will Make Your Outdoor Experience FUN!

Camping, whether as a family or on your own, offers an amazing experience for very little cost. It is a great way to unplug you and your family from the everyday hassles of life. You will learn to enjoy the simple pleasures of a glorious sunrise or a quiet shared meal.  However, you do need to read up on a few camping tips for beginners if you really want to have a pleasant experience. You'll also need to invest in some equipment!  However,  once you are done planning,  you will have everything … [Read More...]

How to Get Healthy Lips in 5 Easy Steps

 This post about how to get healthy lips has been sponsored by Grande Cosmetics and brought to you by ShopShare Network. All opinions are my own.The older I get, the more I realize that I am no longer a spring chicken.  I look at photos of myself from 15 years ago and I am truly shocked by the differences I see.  My hair isn't as luxurious and my skin is definitely showing some wrinkles.   … [Read More...]

Bedtime Beauty Tips to Help Fight Aging

This post about bedtime beauty tips has been sponsored by Grande Cosmetics and brought to you by ShopShare Network. All opinions are my own.Do you wake up in the morning, stare into the mirror, and wonder what happened to that fresh-faced young beauty that you used to be? Need a few bedtime beauty tips to help you look your best? I know I'm certainly giving more thought to my daily skincare … [Read More...]

Family Travel Self Care Tips for Low Stress Family Vacations

Family travel has always been very important in our lives.  Several times a year, we head out to visit family, explore new locations, or just visit a touristy hot spot or two. We have been tackling the open road since my youngest was 6 months old and have had our share of both good and bad experiences.  I thought I would share a few tips for family travel self care from Kristy Rodriguez, author of … [Read More...]

How to Make Homemade Italian Seasoning

Over the last few weeks, I have been dehydrating a ton of herbs from my backyard garden. Growing fresh herbs is fairly easy but they don't last long once the weather cools off.  That means I spend a lot of time drying them during the summer.  I decided to make homemade Italian seasoning this week with a few of the dried herbs I have grown.  I have so much oregano, basil, and rosemary that I don't … [Read More...]

Herb and Spice Storage Tips for Longer Life and Fresher Flavor

For the last few weeks, my dehydrator has been running non-stop as I dry the herbs I have growing in my backyard.  Growing herbs is incredibly easy and helps save you a ton of money.  Those little bottled herbs and spices cost a fortune!  Using fresh herbs and spices in your recipes help you boost flavor and cut down on salt usage. Of course, you want your herbs to stay flavorful as long as … [Read More...]

Cooking

Decadent Peanut Butter Brownie Ice Cream Cake Recipe

This Peanut Butter Brownie Ice Cream Cake Recipe has been sponsored by Blue Bunny Ice Cream.  All … [Read More...]

Easy Homemade Lemon Curd Recipe

Do you ever just see one food and automatically associate it with something else?  Two flavors that … [Read More...]

How to Make Homemade Extracts

Learn how to make homemade extracts and you will be able to add an amazing amount of flavor into … [Read More...]

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Parenting

Chemistry for Teens: The Atomic Mass of Silver and Making Science Fun

Last week, my daughter came home from high school amazingly excited about her experience in chemistry class. The class had made soap bubbles filled … [Read More...]

Life Lessons for Boys That Your Son Needs to Know

Are you wondering about which important life lessons for boys that you should be teaching your son?  It isn't always easy raising boys in today's … [Read More...]

Unique Kitchen Science Experiment for Kids

I spent this past weekend declutter my book collection and donated dozens of science experiment books to a local science teacher.  My husband and I … [Read More...]

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Crafts & DIY

How to Blow Out an Egg for Decorating

Easter is fast approaching and Easter egg decorating is on many of our 'to do' lists this month.  If you are tired of buying plastic eggs or want to … [Read More...]

Homemade Milk Bath Recipe with Dried Red Rose Petals

A few weeks ago, I bought a bag of dried red rose petals and I have been scouring the Internet for creative ways to use them.  I chose to get an … [Read More...]

Lavender DIY Lip Scrub Recipe for Soft, Kissable Lips!

Valentine's Day is coming up quickly and this easy DIY lip scrub recipe is the perfect way to ensure that your lips are soft, smooth and kissable for … [Read More...]

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Entertainment & Technology

50 Shades of Chicken Cookbook Lets You Dominate Dinner in Style!

I am a passionate foodie and have a rather impressive collection of cookbooks on my shelves.  Never have I found one that makes me laugh out loud … [Read More...]

New Book and CD Experience: Dan Random Somewhere Called Now

A few weeks ago, I made a rather startling discovery.  Our neighborhood has been hiding a talented musician and author!  In fact, this is a guy who's … [Read More...]

Music and Teens: Bonding over Panic! At The Disco – Death Of A Bachelor

Music and teens seem to always go together, right? You rarely see a teenager without earbuds in their ears! We have always been a very musical family. … [Read More...]

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Life in the Burbs

Family Travel Self Care Tips for Low Stress Family Vacations

Family travel has always been very important in our lives.  Several times a year, we head out to visit family, explore new locations, or just visit a … [Read More...]

Herb and Spice Storage Tips for Longer Life and Fresher Flavor

For the last few weeks, my dehydrator has been running non-stop as I dry the herbs I have growing in my backyard.  Growing herbs is incredibly easy … [Read More...]

5 Must See Events at Atlanta World of Coca-Cola

This post about the Atlanta World of Coca-Cola has been sponsored but all opinions express here are my own.My family has been living in the … [Read More...]

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Shopping, Style and Beauty

How to Get Healthy Lips in 5 Easy Steps

 This post about how to get healthy lips has been sponsored by Grande Cosmetics and brought to you by ShopShare Network. All opinions are my … [Read More...]

Bedtime Beauty Tips to Help Fight Aging

This post about bedtime beauty tips has been sponsored by Grande Cosmetics and brought to you by ShopShare Network. All opinions are my own.Do you … [Read More...]

Must Have Summer Fashion Accessories for a Bold and Beautiful Wardrobe

I live in the south and it's already close to 90 degrees some days.  I pull out my summer clothes around mid-March and they stay in my closet all the … [Read More...]

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