Grow Beauty & Peace #GroSomethingGreater

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro. All opinions are 100% mine. I can’t say that I live a more stressful life than anyone else but mine does come with its fair share of stress and struggles. How I choose to face those and move past them is what makes life so very much worth living. Each year, we endure months of bitter cold and downright depressing weather. Eventually, the sun warms our little space on this … [Read more...]

Sweet & Savory Pumpkin Muffins Recipe #PumpkinCan

Easy Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Libby's. All opinions are 100% mine. When I think about pumpkins, I think about Fall, Halloween and especially Thanksgiving. I think about pumpkin pie, pumpkin spiced coffee and carving pumpkins for decorations. I’m guessing most people think about the same things when talking about pumpkins. But there are some very good reasons to use pumpkins throughout the year. Recently I … [Read more...]

Happy Easter

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I hope y'all have a wonderful and blessed Easter holiday! We'll be spending out day hunting Easter eggs, cooking up a delicious ham, carving into a special cake and hopefully some relaxing in between. Oh, and probably trying to tame the kids with their awful sugar high from all the Easter candy. … [Read more...]

Spring Tulip Centerpiece with DIY Burlap Wrapped Ball Green Heritage Collection Mason Jars

Spring Tulips Bouquet with burlap wrapped mason jars

*Ball provided me with mason jars. Even more than the warm weather and green grass, there's something I love above all else about Spring and that's the tulips. While I wait for my own to bloom, if the bunnies don't munch them up, I enjoy the tulips from the local grocery stores. These particular tulips were just too pretty for an ordinary vase. I love to use my mason jars for canning, storage and many other things but my favorite use is … [Read more...]

Put a Stop to Embarrassing Gas with CharcoCaps & WIN!

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It's no secret that I love cooking for my family. It's not only my job, it's a passion of mine. Unfortunately, the foods I love cooking (and eating) often taste amazing but leave me with an unpleasant reminder that sometimes the things I love doesn't always love me back. By that, I mean, many of of my favorite foods leave me with bloating and unpleasant gas. It's something that isn't so much a problem at home but definitely leaves me feeling … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Puerto Rico Should Be On Your Travel Bucket List

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Puerto Rico, The All-Star Island. All opinions are 100% mine. In about 13 years or so, my husband and I will be free of children living in our house. At that time, we plan to start crossing travel destinations off of our mutual bucketlist. When you have three kids, traveling is quite expensive and limited on what you can do. That's why we're saving Puerto Rico for the years we get … [Read more...]

#EasyToMake Rice Krispies PEEP’S EGG NEST Easter Treats

#EasytoMake Rice Krispies PEEPS Egg Nests Easter Treats #Peepsonality

*Partnered post for Rice Krispies brand. When it comes to baking and treat making during the holidays, there's one treat we are sure to make every single time. Rice Krispies Treats! They're so fun to work with, versatile when it comes to shapes and flavors and the best part, they're so easy to make. Some of the Easter goodies I make for my family aren't always kid friendly when it comes to preparing them but not Rice Krispies Treats. Kids of … [Read more...]

Creamy Vegetable and Gnocchi Soup Recipe

Creamy Vegetable and Gnocchi Soup Recipe

Every once in awhile I get this burning desire to try something new. Nothing super exciting like sky diving or learning to play a guitar. More like, learning how to make something new in the kitchen. I'll probably never make it to culinary school, so until that day comes (if ever), I work on learning new skills at home through cookbooks and online videos. I first tried store bought gnocchi about 2 years ago and instantly fell in love. I … [Read more...]