Raspberry Vanilla Italian Soda Recipe

  With the temperature rising outside it’s pretty likely that soon you’ll be on the hunt for something to help keep yourself hydrated and refreshed. To beat the heat during this years warm/hot season why not give this Raspberry Vanilla Italian Soda recipe a try? It’s sure to be a hit, whether you’re whipping it… [Continue Reading]

Raspberry Vanilla Italian Soda

Peppermint Essential Oil Shower Melts Tutorial

  There is nothing I like better than a soothing shower or bath after a stressful day. You can actually feel the the scented water and steam relaxing the tensed up nerves in your body. In the mornings, I like invigorating scents to help get me going. What if I told you Peppermint Essential Oil… [Continue Reading]

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Strawberry Cheesecake Overnight Oats for a Delicious Breakfast

  Between family, work and our beloved posse of pups life can get pretty crazy sometimes, especially at breakfast time when making choices seems the hardest and finding time to put together a well-balanced, nutritional meal is just too much so early in the morning. With recipes like Strawberry Cheesecake Overnight Oats, planning ahead has… [Continue Reading]

Strawberry Cheesecake Overnight Oats

Creating an Edible Flower Garden

Everyone is familiar with one or two flowers that can be eaten, but only because they are often sugared and used to adorn cakes and pastries. Even then, those beautiful flowers are often set to the side and not actually eaten. If you are in love with the idea of adding flowers to salads, breads,… [Continue Reading]


Cinnamon Banana Butter Recipe

  This delicious and sweet Cinnamon Banana Butter is the perfect treat over pancakes, waffles, stuffed in french toast, on bagels, drizzled over ice cream, on a peanut butter sandwich, and surely there are a few other ideas I missed. IF you like bananas and cinnamon you will love this creamy concoction and all of… [Continue Reading]

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Best Bang for your Buck on Blooming Flowers for the Garden

Growing flowers in our gardens is a wonderful way to bring vibrant colors and lovely scents to our outdoor space. Flowers though, can be a bit on the pricey side if buying them one plant at a time. Here are some great tips to get the best bang for your buck on blooming flowers for… [Continue Reading]

Best Bang for your Buck on Blooming Flowers for the Garden

Blackberry Honey Compound Butter Recipe

  I spent a lot of years eating plain Jane foods before realizing that not only were there more options to choose from to help spruce up my eating habits, but that I’d also love the new, more exotic varieties as well. I love a good slice of toast slathered in warm butter but let’s… [Continue Reading]

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Strawberry Crunch Bars Recipe

  With the weather warming up lately the countdown has begun for Strawberry season. What better way to start off the pending season than with this delicious recipe for Strawberry Crunch Bars? Strawberry preserves and shortcake sound nice and heavenly, but these chilled bars topped with crumbly goodness should be on everyone’s top 5 baking… [Continue Reading]

Strawberry Crunch Bars

Creating a Perennial Garden Border

Perennial flowers are a great choice for filling up a garden year after year, and it is also possible to create a garden border using only perennials. These low maintenance garden borders are easy to care for and are very budget friendly because you will not have to replant next year. Put a little planning… [Continue Reading]

Creating a Perennial Border

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Pink Grapefruit Slushy Recipe

  With Summer on it’s way, we will all be looking for thirst quenching drinks! I have a Pink Grapefruit Slushy recipe that is simply to die for! Not only is it delicious, it makes a ‘pretty’ drink to boot! And, if you want to turn it into an adult beverage, it’s super simple to (Continue Reading…);

Mainely Cole's Grandma's Grapefruit Lotion & Body Scrub #Giveaway!

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Mainely Cole’s has graciously sponsored this all-natural Grapefruit Summer Skin Prep Giveaway! Mom Does Reviews and her fabulous blogger friends are excited to share this giveaway with you! About Mainely Cole’s– Rejuvenating Skin Care Crafted in Maine Hand-crafted to address a myriad of skin and hair care issues, Mainely Cole’s offers a fully comprehensive line (Continue Reading…);

#Win an SWEET Entenmann's Prize Pack!

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The sweetest holiday of them all is coming – Friday, June 5th – National Donut Day, so mark your calendar.  Entenmann’s has a fun Prize Pack for one LUCKY reader to celebrate this SWEET Holiday! Entenmann’s will be rolling out their new Rich Frosted Patriotic Donut Eight Pack just before the holiday.  The new Rich (Continue Reading…);

Chicken Bacon Bombs Recipe

Chicken Bacon Bombs Recipe

  There really is no other way to say it! Chicken Bacon Bombs are a yummy delicious treat that everyone loves! They are perfect as appetizers, party foods or a main dish for supper. The chicken and cheese flavors meld together perfectly, while the bacon adds another delicious flavor to the mix. The bacon also (Continue Reading…);

Fresh n' Lean Delicious & Healthy Meal Delivery Service #Review

Fresh n’ Lean Delicious & Healthy Meal Delivery Service #Review

  Over the last few years I’ve made it a priority to watch what I eat. Fast food is such an easy temptation to fall prey to, especially with our fast paced life and crazy schedules. With a little strategic planning it is possible to avoid the pitfall! By eating healthier foods and combining the (Continue Reading…);

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Frownies Summer Sun Skincare Package #Review #SizzlingSummer

Welcome to Spring into a Sizzling Summer! Brought to you by Southern Krazed,  Mom Does Reviews,  Powered by Mom and Top Notch Material .  We have joined together to share with you the hottest products you’ll want to grab for summer!  This summer you will want to protect your skin with the best all natural ingredients to prevent (Continue Reading…);

PureBiotics ProBiotic Supplements for a Natural Balance #Review

PureBiotics ProBiotic Supplements for a Natural Balance #Review

  Have y’all been hearing all the talk and feedback from probiotics, and especially probiotics for women, here lately? It has really grabbed my attention! When it comes to my digestive health it seems like I’ve tried everything to keep it on track – natural solutions, diet, yucky gritty stuff mixed in water, to medication. (Continue Reading…);

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Win It Wednesday 4/29/15

Win It Wednesday 4/29/15 It’s time for our Win It Wednesday Giveaway Linky for the week of 4/29/15! All Bloggers are welcome! Feel free to link up all your giveaways! Then, browse through and enter some yourself! You never know, someone’s gotta win! It may as well be you! BLOGGERS:  Please remember, all entries MUST (Continue Reading…);

Blueberry Jam Recipe with Canning Instructions

Blueberry Jam Recipe with Canning Instructions

Whether it’s on warm toast with butter, smothered over a stack of homemade pancakes or by the spoonful, nothing quite beats the taste of homemade Blueberry Jam! There’s just something about moving through the process of making it yourself that makes the old store-bought, machine made version pale in comparison. Can you imagine this Blueberry (Continue Reading…);

Smile Brilliant Custom Teeth Whitening Trays & Gel #Giveaway!

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Whiter teeth is something I believe most of us strive for. I also believe most of us, at some time or another, has tried brushing with whitening toothpaste, to using a various assortment of whitening products to brighten up our smile. A few of us, me included, has thought about going to the dentist for (Continue Reading…);

Smile Brilliant for a Drop Dead Gorgeous Smile! #review

Smile Brilliant for a Drop Dead Gorgeous Smile! #review

Let’s be honest. We all want beautiful white teeth and a gorgeous smile. When your teeth aren’t quite as white as they should be, it makes us self conscious. When we are self conscious, we may hide our smiles, or worse yet, not smile at all. That bit of self-consciousness over a less than brilliant (Continue Reading…);

#Win an Old Time Candy 4lb Chocolate Box!

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Sponsored by: Old Time Candy Hosted by: Powered by Mom Read Powered by Mom’s review of the Old Time Candy Mother’s Day Chocolate Lovers 4lb Gift Box HERE Candy!!! Woot! I love it as much as any kid does It’s hard to say what is my favorite, but you can bet it has something to (Continue Reading…);

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Meatloaf Recipe with Oatmeal

Meatloaf Recipe with Oatmeal

One of my favorite meals is this Meatloaf Recipe with Oatmeal. I suppose I have become spoiled to it, because I can't just eat any meatloaf. I have tried a variety of them, and always end up not (Continue Reading...);

Strawberry Fruit Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

Strawberry Fruit Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

  Finding a good dressing for your salad is all about trial and error if you've decided to deviate from the normal selections like ranch or Italian. A great alternative to those heavier choices is (Continue Reading...);

Easy Quesadillas

Easy Quesadillas

These easy Quesadillas are so simple and fast to make! They make a great lunch or supper. It's also another easy recipe to keep on the menu for those nights you are running short of time! I enjoy how (Continue Reading...);

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Food Preservation


5 Unique Ways to Preserve Fruits and Vegetables

Cаnning, frееzing, аnd drуing аrе popular home рrеѕеrvаtiоn mеthоdѕ tоdау. In the past, people рrеѕеrvеd fооd bесаuѕе they didn’t hаvе аnу оthеr сhоiсе. In times оf pestilence, wаr, famine, tѕunаmiѕ, (Continue Reading...);


Homemade Apple Butter Recipe for Delicious Goodness!

Our apple trees really outdone themselves this year with the apple production and what better way to use them up than canning up some Homemade Apple Butter? At our house, we love love love Homemade (Continue Reading...);

Canning Pumpkin

Canning Pumpkin

Save your Pumpkins by Canning Them! Fall is in full swing, Halloween is now over and now you still have pumpkins.  If you are anything like me you want to be as frugal as possible so you save the (Continue Reading...);

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Outdoor Composting Basics

Outdoor Composting Guide

Outdoor composting is a lot like cooking – there are a lot of different ways to do it and you can put a lot of time into something fancy and elaborate or just pile the material in a corner and let (Continue Reading...);

Create a Pizza Herb Pot

Create a Pizza Herb Pot

If your children are like most, they probably love pizza. What they may not realize, however, is that children can have a hand in making that pizza even better. Let your children create a pizza herb (Continue Reading...);

How to keep Squirrels out of Bird Feeders

How to keep Squirrels out of Bird Feeders

We have squirrels running here, there and everywhere! With over 100 nut trees here, you can imagine. We enjoy hanging bird feeders out so we can watch the many different kinds of birds that visit our (Continue Reading...);

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Homemade Vanilla Lavender Soothing Bath Salt

Homemade Vanilla Lavender Soothing Bath Salt

The benefits of taking a bath spiked with salts are seemingly endless. Beauty gurus will swear by the power of Epsom salt. The magnesium and sulfate are credited with helping to withdraw toxins, (Continue Reading...);


DIY Autumn Bench for Welcoming Fall Decor

As the air begins to turn crisp and cool, I love to decorate my home in the warm colors that autumn provides. Turning your garden bench into a warm and welcoming celebration for fall is with an autumn (Continue Reading...);


Creative Kids Activity: Painting with Nature

Painting with nature is a fun and creative activity and craft to do with the kiddos. It can also be a great educational opportunity! Grab a plastic bag, bucket or basket and head outside for a nature (Continue Reading...);

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