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Homemade Cranberry Soda Recipe Using Fresh Cranberries

This homemade cranberry soda recipe has been sponsored by Soda Sense.  All opinions are my own. This refreshing cranberry soda is made with fresh cranberries, real sugar, and carbonated water.  That's it!  No artificial ingredients, … [Read More...]

Chai Spice White Chocolate Truffle Recipe and Traditions of Giving

 This chai spice white chocolate truffle recipe is sponsored by McCormick┬«.  All opinions are my own.  #McCormickMakesItHome  #McCormickAtWalmart I honestly can't believe that it is almost Thanksgiving.  Where has the time … [Read More...]

Best Kitchen Organizing Tips for Busy Families

This post about the best kitchen organizing tips for busy families is sponsored by Best Buy.  All opinions are my own. Whether you have a small home or just a big family, a messy kitchen is stressful. In addition, it tends to get in the way … [Read More...]

Natural Christmas Decorating Tips for House and Home

Looking for nature inspired Christmas decor?  As a fellow nature lover, I fully understand the need to keep things simple and of the earth whenever possible.  With these natural Christmas decorating tips, you can celebrate the season … [Read More...]

Simple Grated Apple Tart Recipe

This simple grated apple tart recipe combines a basic butter tart crust with shredded apples for a delicious fall dessert recipe.  With a hint of cinnamon and just the right amount of sweetness, this homemade apple tart will be a big … [Read More...]

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Chai Spice White Chocolate Truffle Recipe and Traditions of Giving

 This chai spice white chocolate truffle recipe is sponsored by McCormick┬«.  All opinions … [Read More...]

Simple Grated Apple Tart Recipe

This simple grated apple tart recipe combines a basic butter tart crust with shredded apples for a … [Read More...]

Easy Salted Caramel Sauce Recipe: 10 Minutes Start to Finish!

This easy salted caramel sauce recipe is absolutely delicious. It is made from scratch on the … [Read More...]

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Parenting

Child leaving for college? Do These 3 Things Before They Go!

Do you have a child leaving for college?  My oldest will be a Sophomore this year and we learned a lot about the process last year.  I have … [Read More...]

College Student Safety Tips and Protecting Against Campus Crime

This post about college student safety tips is sponsored by SipChip.  All opinions are my own.   Last year, my son went off to college and … [Read More...]

Tips for Raising a Well Rounded Teenager

As my children move into high school and we start thinking more and more about college, I find myself worrying about raising a well rounded … [Read More...]

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Crafts & DIY

Sage and Blackberry Sugar Scrub Recipe

Looking for a unique sugar scrub recipe for spring and summer? I am a huge fan of combining fruit with herbs.  Something about the earthiness of … [Read More...]

DIY Cuticle Butter and Tips for Healthy Cuticles

Tired of hiding your hands from people because of ugly nails and cuticles?  This DIY cuticle butter is just what you need! My nails take a … [Read More...]

Sinus Bath Salts for Congestion Relief

Whether you have fall allergies or a horrible head cold, congestion relief is sometimes difficult.  These sinus bath salts for congestion relief … [Read More...]

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Entertainment & Technology

Love Great Science Fiction Novels? Read Micro: A Novel By Michael Crichton

I have been on vacation for the last two weeks and it has been heavenly!  I have had plenty of time for walks, spending time with family, and … [Read More...]

Captain Marvel Steelbooks for Movie Collectors!

This post about Captain Marvel Steelbooks for Movie Collectors is sponsored by Best Buy.  All opinions are my own. When you have a family as … [Read More...]

How to Protect Electronics during Summer Fun

If you have a fancy new cell phone or iPad, you may be wondering how to protect electronics once they leave the safety of your house.  Summer is … [Read More...]

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Life in the Burbs

Natural Christmas Decorating Tips for House and Home

Looking for nature inspired Christmas decor?  As a fellow nature lover, I fully understand the need to keep things simple and of the earth … [Read More...]

Fall Hiking Tips for Beginners

This post about fall hiking tips for beginners is sponsored by Best Buy.  All opinions are my own. I have hiked a lot of trails over the years … [Read More...]

Best Microwave Cooking Tips for Busy Families

This post about the best microwave cooking tips for busy families is sponsored by Best Buy. All opinions are my own. Want to cook without heating … [Read More...]

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Shopping, Style and Beauty

Back to School Shopping Tips for Teens

If you have teenagers, you have probably learned that shopping for teens can be challenging! Not to mention the havoc it wreaks on your back to school … [Read More...]

Easy Shaving Tips for Teenage Boys

This post about easy shaving tips for teenage boys has been sponsored.  All opinions are my own. he reviewer has been compensated in the … [Read More...]

Fun Gift Ideas for Teen Girls

Looking for gift ideas for teen girls?  I'm right there with you!  With Christmas right around the corner, I find myself scrambling for … [Read More...]

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