Practical Tips for a Happy and Healthy New Year

Tips on staying healthy and happy in the new year - and learn about chicken sausage at McDonald's.

I received compensation from McDonald’s in exchange for writing this post about tips for a happy and healthy new year. Although this is a sponsored post, all opinions are my own. Now that we're a few weeks into the new year [hello 2016!], I thought I would share a few practical tips for a happy and healthy new year. I'm not a fan of making resolutions, those are often broken. Making you feel unhappy. Which isn't the goal! Shifting your mindset slightly and making small changes to … [Continue reading...]

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Whip It Up Wednesday

That big storm I told you about left us shoveling 12 inches of heavy, wet snow. It was beautiful...and it was gross. I am delighted, however, that much of the snow has melted away. Our temperatures have been in the mid-40's the last few days and the snow just can't handle the warmth! We had a blast sledding at a local golf course. And by "we", I mean The Boy. The Texan and I were just observers. The Boy is old enough now that he doesn't want us to sled with him. It's sad when these little … [Continue reading...]

Hearty Breakfast Recipe: Overnight Oats

Recipe for delicious and easy chocolate cherry overnight oats. This make ahead breakfast recipe will have you wondering if you're eating dessert! #BringYourBestBowl AD

This hearty breakfast recipe for overnight oats has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BringYourBestBowl #Target #CollectiveBias Training for a half marathon takes a lot of dedication and focus. With four weeks until race day, I’m thinking about easier ways to fuel my body after running. A […]

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Join the fun #WhipItUpWednesday craft, recipe, and DIY linky party!

Whip It Up Wednesday

Have you heard? A major snowstorm may or may not be headed my way this weekend! YIKES! I’m going to keep my fingers crossed that we do not get too much, and that we do not lose our electricity! Hopefully, I’ll have some time this weekend to make some lime coconut oil salt scrub. My […]

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Top 5 Recipe Posts of 2015

We've wrapped up another exciting year and are sharing our top 5 recipe posts of 2015! Click over to see if your favorite craft make the list?

Hello, Friends!! I’m excited to FINALLY share our top 5 Recipe Posts of 2015 with you! As you may know, I have a background in the restaurant industry and that fueled my passion for food and cooking. I was never much of a baker – too much measuring – but I’ve made strides in that […]

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Salsa Mac and Cheese Bites

Easy party for food the big game. These salsa mac and cheese bites are simple to make and perfect for all ages! #KickUpTheFlavor AD

Hosting a big game party soon? These Salsa Mac and Cheese Bites are the perfect party food. I’m exited to share this easy recipe for salsa mac and cheese bites with you as part of a compensated campaign with Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KickUpTheFlavor #CollectiveBias Can you believe […]

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Join the fun #WhipItUpWednesday craft, recipe, and DIY linky party!

Whip It Up Wednesday

Here it is Thursday, and I’m just getting the Whip It Up Wednesday post up! I’m still struggling to get it together. Time to buckle down friends! Later today, I’ll be sharing a simple and easy recipe for salsa mac and cheese bites. Be sure to come back and check it out. It’s perfect for […]

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Top 5 Craft Posts of 2015

We've wrapped up another exciting year and are sharing our top 5 craft posts of 2015! Click over to see if your favorite craft make the list?

This post contains affiliate links. Hello, Friends! I am finally sharing the Top 5 Craft Posts of 2015 with you! 2015 was an exciting year for the blog, our traffic grew as we shifted our focus slightly to include more crafts. I was a bit anxious to make that transition, but am thrilled that y’all […]

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Join the first #WhipItUpWednesday craft, recipe, and DIY linky party of 2016!

Whip It Up Wednesday

This post contains affiliate links. It’s hard to believe that today is ONLY Wednesday, yet that it is ALREADY Wednesday. I am struggling to adjust after two weeks of vacation! Here we are, six days into the new year. We’re back to school. Back to running. Back to eat well, if you don’t count the […]

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Final 2015 Reader Appreciation Giveaway: Win a Kindle Fire

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Friends! Thank you for making this such a great year! I really appreciate each and every single one of you. Without you, this blog wouldn’t be the success that it is. Creating and producing content is fun, and provides me with an income. That income allows The Boy to participate in a variety of extra […]

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3 Ways to Save Time on Laundry Day

Take back your life by following these easy ways to save time on laundry day! AD

These ways to save time on laundry day are part of a sponsored campaign. All opinions are my own. With the holidays in full swing, I feel like I’m falling behind on everything! The Boy is on vacation for two weeks, and I need to stay on top of things. While we are planning to […]

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Easy Whoopie Pie Recipe for a Minions movie night

This easy to follow Whoopie Pie Recipe is perfect for a Minions movie night! #MinionsMovieNight AD

This holiday season, enjoy a fun evening with the Minions movie and this easy Whoopie Pie recipe which I created as part of a compensated campaign with Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MinionsMovieNight #CollectiveBias Summer was becoming a distant memory until I found out one of our favorite films […]

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