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

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

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]


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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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

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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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]

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Pink Grapefruit Slushy Recipe

  With Summer on it’s way, we will all be looking for thirst quenching drinks! I have a Pink Grapefruit Slushy recipe that is simply to die for! Not only is it delicious, it makes a ‘pretty’ drink to boot! And, if you want to turn it into an adult beverage, it’s super simple to (Continue Reading…);

Mainely Cole's Grandma's Grapefruit Lotion & Body Scrub #Giveaway!

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Mainely Cole’s has graciously sponsored this all-natural Grapefruit Summer Skin Prep Giveaway! Mom Does Reviews and her fabulous blogger friends are excited to share this giveaway with you! About Mainely Cole’s– Rejuvenating Skin Care Crafted in Maine Hand-crafted to address a myriad of skin and hair care issues, Mainely Cole’s offers a fully comprehensive line (Continue Reading…);

#Win an SWEET Entenmann's Prize Pack!

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The sweetest holiday of them all is coming – Friday, June 5th – National Donut Day, so mark your calendar.  Entenmann’s has a fun Prize Pack for one LUCKY reader to celebrate this SWEET Holiday! Entenmann’s will be rolling out their new Rich Frosted Patriotic Donut Eight Pack just before the holiday.  The new Rich (Continue Reading…);

Chicken Bacon Bombs Recipe

Chicken Bacon Bombs Recipe

  There really is no other way to say it! Chicken Bacon Bombs are a yummy delicious treat that everyone loves! They are perfect as appetizers, party foods or a main dish for supper. The chicken and cheese flavors meld together perfectly, while the bacon adds another delicious flavor to the mix. The bacon also (Continue Reading…);

Fresh n' Lean Delicious & Healthy Meal Delivery Service #Review

Fresh n’ Lean Delicious & Healthy Meal Delivery Service #Review

  Over the last few years I’ve made it a priority to watch what I eat. Fast food is such an easy temptation to fall prey to, especially with our fast paced life and crazy schedules. With a little strategic planning it is possible to avoid the pitfall! By eating healthier foods and combining the (Continue Reading…);

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Frownies Summer Sun Skincare Package #Review #SizzlingSummer

Welcome to Spring into a Sizzling Summer! Brought to you by Southern Krazed,  Mom Does Reviews,  Powered by Mom and Top Notch Material .  We have joined together to share with you the hottest products you’ll want to grab for summer!  This summer you will want to protect your skin with the best all natural ingredients to prevent (Continue Reading…);

PureBiotics ProBiotic Supplements for a Natural Balance #Review

PureBiotics ProBiotic Supplements for a Natural Balance #Review

  Have y’all been hearing all the talk and feedback from probiotics, and especially probiotics for women, here lately? It has really grabbed my attention! When it comes to my digestive health it seems like I’ve tried everything to keep it on track – natural solutions, diet, yucky gritty stuff mixed in water, to medication. (Continue Reading…);

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Win It Wednesday 4/29/15

Win It Wednesday 4/29/15 It’s time for our Win It Wednesday Giveaway Linky for the week of 4/29/15! 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…);

Blueberry Jam Recipe with Canning Instructions

Blueberry Jam Recipe with Canning Instructions

Whether it’s on warm toast with butter, smothered over a stack of homemade pancakes or by the spoonful, nothing quite beats the taste of homemade Blueberry Jam! There’s just something about moving through the process of making it yourself that makes the old store-bought, machine made version pale in comparison. Can you imagine this Blueberry (Continue Reading…);

Smile Brilliant Custom Teeth Whitening Trays & Gel #Giveaway!

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Whiter teeth is something I believe most of us strive for. I also believe most of us, at some time or another, has tried brushing with whitening toothpaste, to using a various assortment of whitening products to brighten up our smile. A few of us, me included, has thought about going to the dentist for (Continue Reading…);

Smile Brilliant for a Drop Dead Gorgeous Smile! #review

Smile Brilliant for a Drop Dead Gorgeous Smile! #review

Let’s be honest. We all want beautiful white teeth and a gorgeous smile. When your teeth aren’t quite as white as they should be, it makes us self conscious. When we are self conscious, we may hide our smiles, or worse yet, not smile at all. That bit of self-consciousness over a less than brilliant (Continue Reading…);

#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…);

Easy YUMMY Recipes

Cereal Snack, Slow Cooker Appetizers

How to Make Slow Cooker Appetizers

When it comes to slow cookery, many people envision large quantities of stew or big roasts. Of course, you can do these main dishes with your slow cooker, but what about something like appetizers? (Continue Reading...);

Easy Hot Cocoa Milkshake ingredients

Easy Hot Cocoa Milkshake Recipe

  Hot cocoa and milkshakes are not normally two things you would think of at the same time. But, when you do, makes your mouth water doesn't it? This easy Hot Cocoa Milkshake is two of my favorite (Continue Reading...);

Italian Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Italian Stuffed Peppers Recipe

I love bell peppers and I love rice. So, anytime I can incorporate the two into a dish it makes for a wonderful combination. These Italian Stuffed Peppers are a tasty and beautiful dish to serve. They (Continue Reading...);

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Food Preservation


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...);

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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...);


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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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...);

15 FREE Garden Catalogs

15 FREE Garden Catalogs

  We are still in the midst of snow and ice here, but Spring is not to far away. This is the time of year we start daydreaming about our gardens and start itching to dig in the dirt. There's (Continue Reading...);

Organic Chemical Free Gardening

Organic Chemical Free Gardening

Organic Chemical Free Gardening is really easier than you think it is.  Each year thousands of chemicals are poured into the environment as well as water being wasted as well.  With a few changes in (Continue Reading...);

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DIY & Crafts


Super Cute and Easy Bookworm Pencil Topper #craft #kids

It's almost time for the kiddos to head back to school and that means we are busy gathering school supplies. Why not add a little fun and whimsy to their school supplies? Today, we have a fun and (Continue Reading...);


How to Make a Rag Rug Basket from Dollar Store Supplies!

I just love these simple DIY Rag Rug Baskets! Not only is a Rag Rug Basket cute and fun, they are inexpensive and you can make them in a matter of minutes! They are great to add a touch of color, (Continue Reading...);


15 DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

Christmas is for children - there is no better way to make some great memories with them than to make ornaments for the tree together. They become keepsakes you'll enjoy putting on your tree for years (Continue Reading...);

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