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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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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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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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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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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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…);

Nutella Cake Balls Recipe

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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Sponsored by: California Delicious Hosted by: Powered by Mom Blog We all know Easter isn’t to far away. Well, what about a special and amazingly awesome gift basket from California Delicious? Maybe you don’t need an Easter basket- that’s alright! They have a ton of wonderful choices and something to fit everyone! You just 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…);

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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Win It Wednesday 3/25/15

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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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…);

Mississippi Mud Bars

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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 Little Lamb Soap Nuts and Dryer Balls are perfect for chemical free laundry and to be eco-friendly! Not only that, they will save you money! If you’ve never heard of Little Lamb Soap Nuts and Dryer Balls, check them out below! Then, we are excited to bring you an amazing opportunity!   Little Lamb Soap (Continue Reading…);

Easy YUMMY Recipes

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Yummy Peach Jell-O and Yogurt Pie Recipe

If you are looking for a quick and easy recipe for dessert, here's a good one! It's a yummy Peach Jello-O and Yogurt Pie! With very few ingredients and few steps, it takes little time to mix it up. (Continue Reading...);

Super Easy Breakfast Bake

Super Easy Breakfast Bake

This Breakfast Bake is an easy recipe using cream cheese and Rotel. It's really easy and only takes about 30 minutes. If you're looking for something different for breakfast instead of the same old (Continue Reading...);

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33 Delicious and Easy Casserole Recipes

Casseroles are an all time favorite of mine. My favorites are the one dish meal casseroles. Most of us are so extremely busy these days with work, kids, school, homework, etc. that it's hard to get a (Continue Reading...);

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Food Preservation

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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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Freezing Vegetables and Fruits

Summer time brings on lots of great produce but if you are anything like me I never get it all used up.  So instead of throwing it out I have learned to freeze it so I have more to use in the other (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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Washi Tape DIY Garden Kneeler

Washi Tape DIY Garden Kneeler using Dollar Store Supplies!

  Do your knees get sore just thinking about working in the garden? If so, you need a garden kneeler to lessen the impact on them. You don’t have to spend big bucks on a garden kneeler, (Continue Reading...);

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Homemade Oatmeal Bath Bag Recipe with Vanilla Bean and Cinnamon

This Homemade Oatmeal Bath Bag recipe is full of soothing vanilla, oatmeal and cinnamon. It's a wonderful treat while soaking in a tub. As the water runs through the bag, the fragrance of the vanilla (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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Gardening

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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...);

5 Most Popular Tomato Varieties

5 Most Popular Tomato Varieties

There are 5 tomato varieties that are the most popular to grow. Whether you enjoy Heirloom tomatoes or small cherry tomatoes, you can find one that you love to grow. Indeterminate tomatoes - (Continue Reading...);

How to Attract Butterflies into Your Garden

How to Attract Butterflies into Your Garden

One of the things children and most adults enjoy most about springtime is the arrival of butterflies. They can’t wait to see their first butterfly so they can chase and catch them, only to let them (Continue Reading...);

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