Three Ways Essential Oils Can be Used

  Oils can be found in many areas of nature; commonly in stems, seeds, flowers, bark, and roots of plants. The aroma of these oils is what distinguishes them from each other, if you have ever smelled lemon, lavender or clove you understand the strength of the smell of these substances. They can range in… [Continue Reading]

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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 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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DIY Hand Repair Cream for Dry Skin

  Make a deeply nourishing and moisturizing cream to repair work-worn or dry hands. This protective cream will enrich your hands and nails with soothing and softening olive & jojoba oils and the vitamin & fatty acid rich argan oil. The essential oils repair the skin, treat inflammation and create an uplifting fragrance. This DIY… [Continue Reading]

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Thai Beef and Cabbage Recipe

  Do you enjoy Thai Food? This delicious Thai Beef and Cabbage is an easy recipe to make and will quickly become a family favorite! I love cooked cabbage and when added with the beef, seasonings and roasted peanuts it is simply scrumptious! If you are looking for an easy recipe for supper, give it… [Continue Reading]

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Mississippi Mud Bars Recipe for a Delightful Treat!

  Here in the South, we all know the sweet temptation of Mississippi Mud Bars quite well as a deliciously sinful treat! If you can get past the less than tasty sounding name then Mississippi Mud Bars are the perfect go-to dessert for any occasion! Chocolate based and rich, this recipe is delightful for an after coffee… [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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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 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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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 are a thing this is the time of year when light, fluffy cakes like this mouthwatering Lemon Loaf Cake (Continue Reading…);

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  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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Delicious Nutella Cake Balls Recipe

  Straight from the jar or slathered on a perfectly browned slice of toast, there is nothing better than the hazelnut goodness of Nutella on my tastebuds. Well, nothing better aside from this recipe I found for Nutella Cake Balls anyway. These delicious Nutella Cake Balls are just the ticket if you’re looking for a (Continue Reading…);

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What’s the Best Father’s Day Gift this Year?

  Father’s Day is just around the corner, and as the years go on it gets harder and harder to figure out just what to get the man of the house on his big day. Once you get too old for anything made of handprints or macaroni, what can you afford that he doesn’t have (Continue Reading…);

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Three Ways Essential Oils Can be Used

  Oils can be found in many areas of nature; commonly in stems, seeds, flowers, bark, and roots of plants. The aroma of these oils is what distinguishes them from each other, if you have ever smelled lemon, lavender or clove you understand the strength of the smell of these substances. They can range in (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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Win It Wednesday 3/25/15 It’s time for our Win It Wednesday Giveaway Linky for the week of 3/25/15! 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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Welcome to this Stylish Trakline Belt Giveaway! Sponsored by KORE Essentials Hosted by Mom Does Reviews and her blogger friends. About Kore Essentials: In early 2011 we set our sights on redefining the traditional belt and buckle. Why? Because, it’s been virtually unchanged since invented. Something had to be done. In essence, we were on a mission to create a smarter, simpler (Continue Reading…);

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Homemade Orange Rolls Recipe

Delicious Homemade Orange Rolls Recipe

There's something about homemade rolls that makes anyone's mouth water. But, these delicious Homemade Orange Rolls will definitely have you drooling! It might look hard, but it really is a super easy (Continue Reading...);

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Game Day Recipes that’s sure to please!

Game Day is getting closer and while we've given you some awesome Dip Recipes and some delicious Bacon Recipes, I'm sure you'll work up an appetite that requires more than dips and appetizers. We've (Continue Reading...);

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17 Essential Items for your Pantry

I am going to have to break myself of watching the Food Network! There is something about watching cooking shows on TV that pushes you to into the kitchen. It looks so delicious and the kitchen starts (Continue Reading...);

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44 Ways of Preserving Vegetables and Fruits

Now that gardening season is in full swing, we will all be busy canning, freezing and dehydrating our bounty! Of course we will be enjoying fresh veggies and fruit along the way, but by preserving the (Continue Reading...);

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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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5 Steps to Dehydrating Jalapeno Peppers

Dehydrating jalapeno peppers is a great way to preserve them for later use in soups, chilies, beans, or anything you cook. It seems we use them in just about everything. Dehydrating basically takes (Continue Reading...);

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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...);

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5 Fantastic Uses for Mason Jars

There are so many uses for mason jars. They are such a beautiful thing and can make a simple gift stunning. Check out these great ideas for how to use the empty mason jars you have sitting around your (Continue Reading...);

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DIY Pretty Paisley Painted Mason Jar Craft

Beautiful for decorating a country wedding, elegant bridal shower, or just a pretty and colorful addition to your home or patio. This paisley painted mason jar is a little bit country and a little bit (Continue Reading...);

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Three Tips to Grow Better Plants This Year

Three Tips to Grow Better Plants This Year

If you enjoy growing plants, you may be planning a garden already. Even though temperatures are cold everywhere, it will be Spring soon and you need to have your planting planned out. For better (Continue Reading...);

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Tips for Growing Potatoes

Potatoes are a staple at our house. It's not uncommon to see some form of potatoes on all three menus for the day! Growing potatoes isn't hard and there's something about fresh home grown potatoes (Continue Reading...);

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Designing a White Herb Garden

White is one of the most common color of flowers found among herbs, blending well with the many shades of green that make up the rest of the leafy plants. Even though white not be considered the most (Continue Reading...);

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