See How They Grow! Miracle-Gro Gro-ables Seed Pods

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This post brought to you by Gro-ables. All opinions are 100% mine. You may remember my blog post from last week introducing the Miracle-Gro Gro-ables seed pods and now you can see how they grow! I got a sampling of seed pods including the Sweet Basil and Sweet Peppers. Each pod contains seeds already carefully placed to the perfect depth in the growing pod. When used as directed, they’re guaranteed to grow making them … [Read more...]

Step Into My Computer Time Machine With Me #IntelAIO

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I think about my childhood a lot and even compare it to the one my children are living. My how things have changed! I remember spending a lot of time outside, even in the bitter cold months of winter. When I wasn't outside playing jump rope, hop scotch, kick the can or tag with my neighborhood friends, I'd go inside and play on my old Nintendo. But that wasn't often. Technology was not part of my every day life. In fact, I didn't even own a … [Read more...]

Baking Adventures …. Eclairs

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When I get bored, or stressed, or upset or even lonely ... I bake. I have no super talent at baking, it's just something I like to do and it often relaxes me the same way a glass of wine does for some folks. And when I have no idea how to bake what I want to bake, I turn to my "baking bible". From the most basic to the most fancy baked goods you can imagine, there's a recipe for it in Baking Illustrated. I've never had a recipe from this book … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Italian Meatball Subs Recipe & 12 Italian Family Dinner Recipes

Slow Cooker Italian Meatball Subs Recipe

This is a partnered post on behalf of Foodie.com by Glam. If I had to pick my favorite day of the week, it would most definitely be Sunday. The weekdays are often busy with the kids and Saturdays fly by with household chores and errands but Sundays, they're actually a day of rest and relaxation for us. It's also the day I get to prepare real family-style meals that we can sit down and enjoy without any rushing around. My favorite Sunday … [Read more...]

Finding the PERFECT Dog for Your Family – MEET TINK! #PredictablePurebreds

6 Month Old Purebred Labrador

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of American Kennel Club. All opinions are 100% mine. For years, I’ve lived with the fact that I’m probably just not a dog person. They’re certainly cute and mostly friendly, but I’ve never had quite the same draw to dogs as I have had with cats. That is, until I met TINK. This adorable and sweet purebred Labrador Retriever puppy instantly captured my … [Read more...]

GIVEAWAY | Country Orange Lemonade Recipe featuring the Magimix Food Processor Citrus Press

Fresh Squeezed Country Orange Lemonade Recipe

I was provided with a product sample to share my experiences. The calendar may have told us that spring has arrived but Mother Nature is telling a different story with these frigid temperatures. I don't know about you, but I could use a little spring, even if means making it spring-like indoors. I've already started filling vases with fresh flowers, cleaned up the grill for some outdoor cooking and made a big pitcher of fresh country orange … [Read more...]

Easter Brunch Idea – Ore-Ida® Cheesy Potato Casserole Recipe

Cheesy Potato Casserole Recipe

This post brought to you by Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. Every year, our family looks forward to the holidays and celebrations that each new month brings. While March may not be behind us just quite yet, we’re all excited about the upcoming Easter holiday. The kids always look forward to the Easter Egg hunts, my husband looks forward to having the holiday off to spend with his family and me, well, I love the special occasion … [Read more...]

Lightened Up Carrot Cake Cupcakes Recipe for Easter

Lightened Up Carrot Cake Cupcakes for Easter

I am a compensated member of the Truvia network of Honestly Sweet Bloggers. Product has been provided but opinions and product usage are based on my own experiences. I won't claim to be a carrot cake expert. In fact, I've only tasted carrot cake a handful of times in my 31 years and most of those experiences weren't pleasant. That all changed today when I whipped up a homemade carrot cake that is not only insanely delicious, but it's lightened … [Read more...]