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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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]

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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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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]

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7 Tips for Planting and Caring for Tulips

  Tulips are a popular spring flower, and there is no question as to why. They are bright, colorful, and seem to announce with joy that spring is here. If you missed out on planting tulip bulbs this fall, you can still try some this spring and enjoy some seasonal color. Below you will find… [Continue Reading]

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Coconut Milk Berry Blast Smoothie Recipe

  This Coconut Milk Berry Blast Smoothie Recipe has become my favorite breakfast/snack/dessert! It is really that good! I have been attempting to at least decrease my dairy intake, but wasn’t sure I would be able to enjoy a smoothie without yogurt. However, let me tell you, this one is missing nothing! I pre-freeze my… [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]

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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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  Welcome to the neuRadiance Instant Cell Exfoliator Review for the Beautiful You Beauty Bash Brought to you by Southern Krazed and Mom Does Reviews ! When I was younger I never worried a lot about my skin. Well, to be honest, I still don’t worry about it or use a lot of extra cleansers (Continue Reading…);

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10 Homemade Gifts Just Perfect for Mother’s Day!

  Mother’s Day is a special day when we all honor our Mothers. It’s their special day and we want to make them feel loved and treasured. It is a bittersweet day for me, as my Mother is no longer with us. But, for those that are lucky enough to have their Moms with them, (Continue Reading…);

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  When it comes to baking, making bread, and even ordinary kitchen task, nothing beats a great stand mixer! I even use mine for creaming potatoes and other simple task. Everyone needs a mixer that is powerful, can do multiple jobs and can give you a helping hand in the kitchen. Well, our friend Cj (Continue Reading…);

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Sponsored by: Jackpot Candles Hosted by: Powered by Mom Two of my favorite things all wrapped up together. These delicious Jackpot Candles have a hidden jewelry surprise in them! Now, you can enjoy the great fragrance in your home and when the candle is finally gone, you have another surprise! If you haven’t heard of (Continue Reading…);

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 This great giveaway is sponsored by IdealShape and hosted by Mom Does Reviews and her bloggy friends! What is IdealShape: Using a unique weight loss plan, IdealShape is designed to use a combination of meal replacement shakes, supplementation, and motivational CD’s and Books for permanent weight loss and healthy living. You can also find healthy (Continue Reading…);

Mint Chocolate Plant Parfaits Recipe

Mint Chocolate Plant Parfaits Recipe

  There is nothing more soothing to an exhausted soul than chocolate! Let’s face it! Chocolate can cancel out a lot of bad days, right? On my toughest days I can’t wait until everything is settled for the evening so I can decompress by curling up in front of the TV with either a bowl (Continue Reading…);

UrthBox for Delicious Healthy Snacks! #review

UrthBox for Delicious Healthy Snacks! #review

  When it comes to snacking throughout the day I’m a serious offender. I like to have a little something after breakfast, a little something after lunch and a little something while waiting on dinner. Oh, and occasionally I have a little something sweet afterwards. The problem is not in the fact that I’m a (Continue Reading…);

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Win It Wednesday 4/15/15 It’s time for our Win It Wednesday Giveaway Linky for the week of 4/15/15! 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…);

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Whether you are making a homemade birthday cake or cupcakes for the kiddos, the right tools can make all the difference! I hate to even think of some I have tried to decorate using the wrong spatula or even a butter knife. It just never looks right. But, with this amazing offset spatula set, it’s (Continue Reading…);

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Oliver Rocket’s Offset Spatula Set Makes Cake Decorating Easy! #review

  We do a lot of baking around here and the vast majority of it is cakes. One of the deceptively hard things about decorating a cake is getting a smooth spread on the icing. Even if it’s a fondant covered cake, you still need the frosting (known as a “dirty icing” when it’s the (Continue Reading…);

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Sponsored by: Modern Table Hosted by: Powered by Mom Have you heard of Modern Table and their yummy bean based meals? I don’t know about your house, but we love beans here! Modern Table makes serving bean based dishes easy! In case you haven’t heard of them, here’s a bit about them and a chance (Continue Reading…);

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Sponsored by Ditta’s Gifts and brought to you by some of our awesome blogger friends! Your little ones will simply love this adorable Tupperware lunch set! It comes with a Tupperware sandwich holder and a drink cup and features our favorite Hello Kitty! About Tupperware Hello Kitty Lunch Sets The Hello Kitty sets are BPA (Continue Reading…);

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Lemon Loaf Cake Recipe

  With the weather warming up to be balmy and beautiful the way it has, it feels more like cake baking season than ever. Unlike the Fall and Winter months when Ginger, Chocolate and denser cakes (Continue Reading...);

Christmas Frittata

Christmas Frittata

Christmas Frittata Ingredients 1 C. Half & Half (can substitute for milk) 7 Eggs 2 T. Butter, melted 2 Green Onions, chopped 1/4 t. Black Pepper 1 t. Lawry Salt 1 1/2 C. Shredded Cheddar (Continue Reading...);

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69 Scrumptious Pumpkin Recipes

It's that time of year again, pumpkin season! It's everything pumpkin!! Pumpkins are great for Halloween carving, but nothing beats fresh pumpkin to make delicious recipes! I use to think you could (Continue Reading...);

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In years past, fruit canning used to be done all of the time. Now that we are looking into ways to be more frugal, we are going back to things we used to do in the past.  Canning fruits is a huge (Continue Reading...);

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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...);

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How to Make and Can Cajun Dill Pickles

Pickles are one of my favorite things! I love all kinds of pickles from Bread & Butter to Dill to Sweet and I can eat them straight out of the jar! I think my very favorite has to be the spicy (Continue Reading...);

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Best Herbs for Cutting

When you are designing an herb garden you usually plan what you are growing for several different reasons. Because herbs are so fragrant and can be used for so many purposes, they make great cut (Continue Reading...);

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15 FREE Garden Catalogs

  We are still in the midst of snow and ice here, but Spring is not to far away. This is the time of year we start daydreaming about our gardens and start itching to dig in the dirt. There's (Continue Reading...);

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4 Ways to Keep Eating Fresh Food after Summer

With the end of summer, a lot of us think its also the end of fresh food straight from the garden. Many families switch to frozen and canned in order to take care of all their fresh vegetable and (Continue Reading...);

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Candy Corn Canister: A Frugal Fall Craft

If you are in the market for a frugal fall craft, you will love this simple DIY candy corn container. Perfect for holding all of your Halloween treats, this candy corn container can be whipped up in (Continue Reading...);

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15 DIY Homemade Holiday Wreaths

It's time for holiday decorating and my wreath has about had it! I decided this year I wanted to try creating one instead of buying one. You can walk into any store and you're bombarded with wreaths, (Continue Reading...);

Homemade Lavender Body Butter

Homemade Lavender Body Butter Recipe

Homemade gifts are the most heartwarming and special. This Homemade Lavender Body Butter is really simple and easy to make with only 4 common ingredients! The Lavender Body Butter makes a wonderful (Continue Reading...);

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