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]

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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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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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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

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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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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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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  It’s almost Earth Day!  How are you encouraging your kids to make a difference?  We can help! Entenmann’s is sponsoring a fun giveaway with Mom Does Reviews and my blog and you can enter another sweepstakes too! KIDS CAN TURN LITTLE BITES POUCHES INTO CASH FOR THEIR SCHOOL: Entenmann’s Little Bites snacks, the individually portioned (Continue Reading…);

Raspberry Vanilla Italian Soda

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…);

7 Garden Freebies Just in Time for Spring

7 Garden Freebies Just in Time for Spring!

  The weather finally warmed up after that long cold winter. If you are like me, I am itching to get my hands in the dirt! I’m also ready for some delicious homegrown vegetables and some pretty flowers. We have found 7 Garden Freebies that you may be interested in requesting. Check them out and (Continue Reading…);

Plum Deluxe Tea for Moments That Matter

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…);

Strawberry Crunch Bars

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…);

Happy Father's Day - What's the Best Father's Day Gift this Year?

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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Delectible Apple Butter and Cheddar Puffs Appetizers

Who would think that apple butter and cheddar cheese together could make such a delicious treat? If you are looking for a recipe for the perfect appetizer, or just a delicious snack, this delicious (Continue Reading...);

Snickerdoodle Chex Mix Snack Recipe

Snickerdoodle Chex Mix Snack Recipe

  Snack mixes are my go-to snack when I get the munchies. I mean, really, who can say they don't love snack mixes?! This Snickerdoodle Chex Mix Snack Recipe is a yummy treat that my whole family (Continue Reading...);

What's the Difference Between Onion Colors?

What’s the Difference Between Onion Colors?

There are many different varieties and kinds of onions, especially the red, white and yellow onions. Each color and kind has their own unique flavor and can be used in a different way. Some can be (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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44 Ways of Preserving Vegetables and Fruits

Now that gardening season is in full swing, we will all be busy canning, freezing and dehydrating our bounty! Of course we will be enjoying fresh veggies and fruit along the way, but by preserving the (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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8 Easter Craft and Decorating Ideas

8 Easter Craft and Decorating Ideas

With Easter just around the corner, we found some fun and easy Easter Craft and Decorating Ideas for you! With only a few items and supplies, you can create these gorgeous items! And, if you're (Continue Reading...);

DIY Button Picture Frame

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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Repurposed Fence Boards Make a Lovely Porch Bench | Step by Step Instructions Included

We have a DIY project for making the perfect porch bench to display your beautiful flowers. By repurposing some old fence boards and post you can have a lovely porch bench for all seasons! Check with (Continue Reading...);

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Indoor Composting Guide

Indoor Composting Guide

If you are just joining us, we have talked about WHY composting is a good idea, some BACKGROUND on it, as well as some GENERAL GUIDELINES.  Now it’s time to stop talking about composting and start (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 (Continue Reading...);

Attracting Wildlife to your Yard

Attracting Wildlife to your Yard

Attracting wildlife to your yard is not hard and can be very interesting! One of the many benefits of having a garden in your back yard is that you may encourage the native animals to visit. Of (Continue Reading...);

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