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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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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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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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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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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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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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]

Strawberry Cheesecake Overnight Oats

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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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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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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10 Delicious Iced Coffee Recipes

  Coffee is that wonderful brew that helps restore at least some of my brain cells every morning. I have to get at least a cup or two in and only then will my eyes start to focus and coherent (Continue Reading...);

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A Scrumptious Loaded Mashed Potato Bacon Cups Recipe!

We are always looking for new and tasty side dishes. We get tired of eating the same old things all the time. Well, what about a spin on mashed potatoes? We all love bacon right? What about loaded (Continue Reading...);

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Loaded Beet Soup Recipe

I grew up eating Beet Soup and it brings back a lot of memories of my Grandmother. It must have been her favorite soup because we had it quite often. Loaded Beet Soup is as delicious as it is healthy (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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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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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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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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15 Christmas Table Decor Ideas

Nothing brings people together like a holiday dinner. Most of our thoughts are on the food and what we will serve, but we also want our table to look nice. Table decor doesn't have to be elaborate or (Continue Reading...);

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Creative Kids Activity: Painting with Nature

Painting with nature is a fun and creative activity and craft to do with the kiddos. It can also be a great educational opportunity! Grab a plastic bag, bucket or basket and head outside for a nature (Continue Reading...);

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Installing a New Lawn on a Budget

Installing a New Lawn on a Budget

Installing a new lawn is a very costly and time consuming project, and in some instances the first attempt does not work the best and needs to be additionally seeded. There are economical options if (Continue Reading...);

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Beneficial Houseplants

There are many beneficial houseplants. They not only look pretty, but can serve a purpose also! I grew up with an Aloe Vera plant in the kitchen and they're still common in kitchens today. It's an (Continue Reading...);

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Vegetable Garden Basics in Planning Your Garden

In a lot of the country, you can’t tell by looking outside, but spring is here. If you are planning a garden, you are itching to start prepping for the planting.  Experienced gardeners have already (Continue Reading...);

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