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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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]

Strawberry Crunch Bars

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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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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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]

Thai Beef and Cabbage Recipe

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

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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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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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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Plum Deluxe Tea for Moments That Matter #Review

  When you grow up in the southern states having a taste for tea is kind of a prerequisite for being a permanent resident. One simply does not say, “I don’t drink tea” around these parts and expect not to be looked at like they’ve sprouted a second head. I love ice tea, hot tea, (Continue Reading…);

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20 Ways Kids Can Help in the Garden

  Want to keep the kids busy this summer? Consider having them help in the family garden. There are a ton of chores your kids can help with in the garden. Check out this list of 20 ways kids can help in the garden without making them feel as though they are not having fun. (Continue Reading…);

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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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Sponsored by: YumEarth Hosted by: Powered by Mom and her fabulous friends With Easter on it’s way, why not think about filling that basket with YumEarth Organics Candy? YumEarth Organics candy is not only yummy but a candy you can feel good about your kids eating! If you haven’t heard of them – check them (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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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…);

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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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How to Make a Ladybug Birthday Cake, Make Memories and Save Money!

Finding the perfect birthday cake for your little girl can be a struggle. There is the option of a store-bought cake, but it can be very expensive. Making one at home can be a lot less expensive, but (Continue Reading...);

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Easy Honey BBQ Chicken Wings Recipe

This easy Honey BBQ Chicken Wings Recipe is super simple and easy to do! You can also use chicken legs. It's great for parties or a meal. Just throw a couple of sides together and you have an easy (Continue Reading...);

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Caprese Frittata Recipe for a Delicious Breakfast or Brunch

Whether you’re looking for a breakfast or brunch idea, a frittata or open faced omelet is a great option. A frittata is an Italian dish made from primarily eggs. It’s similar to an omelet or quiche (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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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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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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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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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...);

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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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Herb Gardening – 5 Most Common Mistakes

Herb gardening is a favorite past time of many people. They relish the idea of having fresh herbs for their foods, rather than choosing the dried seasonings that are available at the supermarket. (Continue Reading...);

Tips for New Home Landscaping

Tips for New Home Landscaping

Purchasing a new home is always an adventure, whether it's a new home or an existing home. It gives you the opportunity to get creative and put your own touch on both the inside and outside of your (Continue Reading...);

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Krazy Savings From The Garden – Week 1

Come see how we save year round with our gardening adventures! Today, I wanted to do something a little different and give you a glimpse into my life. We bought our little place here a little over a (Continue Reading...);

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