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

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]

Thai Beef and Cabbage Recipe

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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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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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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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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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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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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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…);

Cinnamon Banana Butter

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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Sponsored by: Balance Bars Hosted by: Powered by Mom Blog and a fabulous group of bloggers Guess what? Did you know March 19th was Chocolate Caramel Day? Even though that day has passed we can still celebrate after all chocolate and caramel is good any time if you ask me! One lucky reader will receive (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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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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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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  In becoming more eco-friendly, Little Lamb Dryer Balls are another new must-have for my laundry list. These eco-friendly Dryer Balls are constructed from felted wool. They are 100% natural and hypoallergenic. The genius behind these little guys is that while in the dryer they bounce around, separating your laundry, and allowing the heat from your (Continue Reading…);

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  With so many different detergents on the market to choose from and even more harmful chemicals that go into each one, it’s time to be a little choosy. I am picky about what I’m washing my clothes with, which is why when I found Little Lamb Organic Natural Soap Nuts I knew I had (Continue Reading…);

Two of the Most Common Alternative Gardening Methods

Two of the Most Common Alternative Gardening Methods

Ask someone to picture a garden and odds are good the image is a rectangular tilled plot of land with all the plants marching in a row, kind of like ours. This method of gardening has some advantages, but they are mostly advantages if you are using machinery to plow and plant. It also comes (Continue Reading…);

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Fried Cabbage and Sausage Recipe

Fried cabbage and sausage is one of my favorite dishes. Maybe it's a southern thing, but cabbage is really good when it's cooked right! I am not talking about the boiled down, floating in water, (Continue Reading...);

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Cherry Rice Crispy Treats Recipe

  Rice Crispy Treats are a well known favorite in most households. They are ooey gooey chewy treats that satisfy our sweet tooth, plus kids love them. Well, have you ever thought about adding (Continue Reading...);

Toasted Butter Pecan Cake Recipe

Toasted Butter Pecan Cake Recipe

Doesn't this Toasted Butter Pecan Cake look totally scrumptious?!! If you love butter pecan and cream cheese, you will love this awesome Toasted Butter Pecan Cake recipe! It's delicious with a hot cup (Continue Reading...);

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Vegetable Canning 101

This time of the year I always have a lot of extra vegetables from the garden.  But I don't want them to go to waste so I've turned to home canning as a way to help preserve them and cut down on our (Continue Reading...);

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Fruit Canning 101

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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Tips for Freezing Surplus Tomatoes

In an especially good year, your tomato plants will produce more fruit than you could ever use fresh. Many gardeners choose to process their surplus tomatoes into sauce or paste, but it is actually (Continue Reading...);

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15 Homemade Gifts in a Jar

These days no one has a lot of money for Christmas gifts. What about adding a personal touch? Homemade gifts in a jar add a special personal touch and they are less expensive! They're simple, frugal, (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...);

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Exotic Herbs to Grow Indoors and Out

Herbs can be found growing everywhere in the world, so while some herbs might be considered normal to some, they are exotic to the rest of us. These exotic herbs can be grown both indoors and (Continue Reading...);

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Plant Your Own Vegetables Family Day

Gardening can be a great activity to share with your family. In fact, if you have a plant your own vegetables family day, not only can you spend quality time together, before long you’ll also have (Continue Reading...);

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Growing Fruit Trees in Containers

People frеquеntlу want to grоw some tуре of fruit trее in a соntаinеr, usually bесаuѕе оf рооr ѕоil, imрrореr climate оr lасk оf ѕuffiсiеnt space as is оftеn thе case around apartments and (Continue Reading...);

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