Best Bang for your Buck on Blooming Flowers for the Garden

Growing flowers in our gardens is a wonderful way to bring vibrant colors and lovely scents to our outdoor space. Flowers though, can be a bit on the pricey side if buying them one plant at a time. Here are some great tips to get the best bang for your buck on blooming flowers for… [Continue Reading]

Best Bang for your Buck on Blooming Flowers for the Garden

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]

Raspberry Vanilla Italian Soda

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 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]

Strawberry Crunch Bars

Creating an Edible Flower Garden

Everyone is familiar with one or two flowers that can be eaten, but only because they are often sugared and used to adorn cakes and pastries. Even then, those beautiful flowers are often set to the side and not actually eaten. If you are in love with the idea of adding flowers to salads, breads,… [Continue Reading]

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Creating a Perennial Garden Border

Perennial flowers are a great choice for filling up a garden year after year, and it is also possible to create a garden border using only perennials. These low maintenance garden borders are easy to care for and are very budget friendly because you will not have to replant next year. Put a little planning… [Continue Reading]

Creating a Perennial Border

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

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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#Win an Old Time Candy 4lb Chocolate Box!

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Sponsored by: Old Time Candy Hosted by: Powered by Mom Read Powered by Mom’s review of the Old Time Candy Mother’s Day Chocolate Lovers 4lb Gift Box HERE Candy!!! Woot! I love it as much as any kid does It’s hard to say what is my favorite, but you can bet it has something to (Continue Reading…);

#Win TWO Cuddlefish Beach Towels! #SizzlingSummer

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This fun giveaway is sponsored by Cuddlefish Towel Company and hosted by Mom Does Reviews and the Sizzling Summer Bloggers! Summer is almost here and we will all be heading to the beaches and pools. Those are fun places to go, but they also require wagging along lots of stuff! Among the ‘stuff’ are towels. (Continue Reading…);

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  We can’t seem to catch a break here from all this rain! We are literally floating! I am so anxious to work in the flower bed, it just makes me all the more impatient. While I wait, I am finding all kinds of things I want for outside and I’m sure y’all have things (Continue Reading…);

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Sponsored by JORD Hosted by Top Notch Material Have you ever had a wooden watch? They are amazing and much lighter than you would expect. With so many to choose from in both men’s and women’s styles, there is something for everyone. Check out Katrina’s full review of them over at TopNotch Material. One lucky (Continue Reading…);

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With spring finally here (and summer in our reach), most of us can’t wait to head off on a warm and sunny beach getaway for spring break!  Whether you’re going to hit the waves and swim in the ocean, have fun in the pool, or relax on the beach, we have 10 hot products you’ll (Continue Reading…);

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Chipotle Strawberry Jam Recipe and Canning Instructions

  Love homemade strawberry jam but tired of the same old recipe? Get ready to spice things up with this fabulous Chipotle Strawberry Jam recipe! Not too sweet and just the right amount of Chipotle spice, this one will become a new favorite, especially among the older residents in your home or with your circle (Continue Reading…);

Earth Day Mystery Bag QUICK FLASH #Giveaway!

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Happy Earth Day! Southern Krazed is joining with Mom Does Reviews and other Earth-Loving blogger friends to share this Earth-Happy Giveaway with you! ENTER TO WIN One lucky reader will win an Earth Day Mystery Bag! It has only Earth-friendly items, organic treats, recycled lunch bags and more!  You won’t know what is in there until (Continue Reading…);

Luxury 500 Thread Cotton Sheets for a Blissful Nights Sleep! #Review

Luxury 500 Thread Cotton Sheets for a Blissful Night’s Sleep! #Luxury500Thread #Review

  At the end of a long day nothing quite compares to the delightful feeling of laying down on new sheets. There’s something almost magical about how ones body can relax so completely the instant it comes into contact with fragrant, freshly-laundered bedclothes, especially new ones! This was exactly the feeling I experienced when I (Continue Reading…);

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Win It Wednesday 4/22/15

Win It Wednesday 4/22/15 It’s time for our Win It Wednesday Giveaway Linky for the week of 4/22/15! 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…);

Tom & Teddy Father & Son Swim Trunk Set #Giveaway! #SizzlingSummer

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Swim Trunks Shown Above:  Red & Blue Octopus from the Tom & Teddy Marine line This great Spring into a Sizzling Summer Giveaway is Sponsored by Tom & Teddy and hosted by Mom Does Reviews and the ‪#‎SizzlingSummer‬ Blog Team! Tom & Teddy are an Australian based company that is taking Father & Son to (Continue Reading…);

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Earth Day is April 22nd!  Are you doing anything special to honor our Earth?  Of course, Earth Day SHOULD be everyday if we want to keep the Earth clean! These days, I think everyone is at least trying to be more responsible and protect our earth. We are recycling and reusing when we can. One (Continue Reading…);

neuRadiance Instant Cell Exfoliator for Beautiful Clear Skin! #BeautyBash2015 #review

neuRadiance Instant Cell Exfoliator for Beautiful Clear Skin! #BeautyBash2015 #review

  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…);

Easy YUMMY Recipes

Holiday Weenies

Holiday Weenies

Holiday Weenies are always a hit and something that is easy to make. You can even add just bbq sauce if you prefer to make them super easy! Holiday Weenies Ingredients 1Chopped Onion 2 T. (Continue Reading...);

Chocolate Almond Quinoa Protein Bites

Chocolate Almond Quinoa Protein Bites Recipe

  When it comes to Chocolate and Almonds the two just seem to go hand-in-hand. Whether it be a Hershey's bar with Almonds or a Snickers with Almonds, you can count me in any time. A nifty fact (Continue Reading...);

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Crock Pot Pinto Beans with Stewed Tomatoes

Crock Pot Pinto Beans with Stewed Tomatoes is absolutely one of the easiest meals to prepare. Maybe I should say we eat it as a meal, along with some homemade cornbread. I am all for anything I can (Continue Reading...);

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Food Preservation

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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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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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Homemade Apple Butter Recipe for Delicious Goodness!

Our apple trees really outdone themselves this year with the apple production and what better way to use them up than canning up some Homemade Apple Butter? At our house, we love love love Homemade (Continue Reading...);

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Gardening

How to Care for Orchids

How to Care for Orchids

  Orchids make a beautiful gift, and are a flower that many would love to receive. Sadly, most people aren’t aware that orchids need care that most plants and flowers don’t require. Therefore, (Continue Reading...);

Outdoor Composting Basics

Composting Basics – Part 2

With the background out of the way in Composting Basics Part 1, we will spend this post laying some ground work for our composting piles (no pun intended) by brushing up on what goes on in a pile as (Continue Reading...);

Vegetables, The Gro Project

Miracle-Gro | The Gro Project Inspires Gardeners!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.   Every year, we plant a big garden with our favorite vegetables. In addition to (Continue Reading...);

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DIY & Crafts

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Create a Super Cute DIY Pin Cushion in Minutes!

I am not very swift with sewing projects, but there are times I need to repair a simple split seem or sew a button on. For this reason I keep a supply of various needles, buttons, etc. What better way (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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10 DIY Pampering Homemade Spa Treatments

We have a special treat for you today! I have gotten together with a few blogger friends to bring you 10 Homemade Spa Treatments! No harsh chemicals, just simple ingredients you have at home. Even (Continue Reading...);

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