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

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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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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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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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]

Mississippi Mud Bars

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

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]

Cinnamon Banana Butter

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Mom Does Reviews and her amazing blogger friends are bringing you this fun giveaway! Because we KNOW you all LOVE Giveaways, especially MYSTERY BOX giveaways, we are doing a special weekend Flash for a true Mystery Box!  No sneak pictures, just a few hints about what you might find in the box if you win! (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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Delicious One Pan Mexican Pork Chops Recipe

It seems the days are getting busier and busier. Between work, school, after school activities, home work and what little housework we can squeeze in - who has hours to spend in the kitchen? Even with (Continue Reading...);

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Mini Open Faced Peach Pie Recipe

Many think of apple pie when they think of the perfect fall pie. While apples are in abundance this time of year, peaches are another great fall fruit and make an amazing pie. This Mini Open Faced (Continue Reading...);

Christmas Cheer Spinach Dip Recipe

Christmas Cheer Spinach Dip Recipe

This Christmas Cheer Spinach Dip Recipe is one of my favorite dips to serve at get-togethers! Because I'm not a blue cheese lover, I usually leave it out and just add the rest of it together. Then, I (Continue Reading...);

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How to Make Your Own Homemade Dehydrated Banana Chips

If you end up with leftover bananas at the end of the week like we do and are sick of freezing them, this is another great alternative. Use them in cereals, oatmeal or any other recipes that call for (Continue Reading...);

Vegetable Canning

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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How to Make Freezer Corn

There are few things in life better than fresh corn, but it has a very short growing season and it seems to follow the feast or famine cliché. If you’re fortunate enough to have a crop of fresh corn, (Continue Reading...);

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4 Upcycled Flea Market Finds: A Great Way to Recycle!

If you love visiting flea markets and garage sales, then you already know the treasures they hold! You can find all sorts of things for only a few dollars. Maybe the previous owner just don't see the (Continue Reading...);

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DIY Button Picture Frame

This adorable DIY Button Picture Frame is a great project to make with the kids or for the kids to make as a gift for Mother’s Day or a birthday. It’s simple, inexpensive, fun, and the possibilities (Continue Reading...);

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...);

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Showy Ornamental Grasses to Add to Your Garden

There is an ornamental grass for every type of garden, every corner of the garden and every container in the garden. Showy, ornamental grasses come in so many shapes, sizes and textures, so it is just (Continue Reading...);

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Easy Annuals and Biennials to Sow from Seed

Sowing annuals and biennials from seed is a great way to add a wide variety of flowers to your garden, save money and actually have more flowers. Annual flowers grow to adulthood and bloom in the same (Continue Reading...);

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Why Organic Gardening?

We are constantly confronted with a variety of reasons we should eat healthier and exercise more. The number one reason, of course, is that it will enable us to live longer healthier lives. Adding (Continue Reading...);

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