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Date Night at the Shooting Range?

July 16, 2014 Living

Last night I took Hubby out for a date night. He knew it was date night but I did not give him any details other than that ahead of time. Boy was he surprised with what I planned for the evening! If you do not plan date nights with your spouse/partner I highly suggest that […]

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Coffee Filters to Cheese Graters: Creative Ways to Use Just About Everything

July 14, 2014 Food

I am always amazed at the clever and creative ways that folks come up to use items in a non-traditional way. My friend, Tara Ziegmont of Feels Like Home, is great at this and has written an eBook filled with amazing ideas. When she asked if I would like to be an affiliate I said […]

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Quick Facts About the Supermoon [infographic]

July 12, 2014 Living

The moon looks bigger tonight, it’s the supermoon! Go outside and take a look. We actually will have more of these larger than usual moon appearances this summer. This week’s infographic is of course all about this super moon phenomena. BONUS CODE WORD: Enter the word SUPERMOON on the Comment & Win Giveaway page for […]

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My Holiday Weekend and Giveaway Update

July 7, 2014 Living

Hubby and I headed up to the lake this past weekend for the holiday. Our plans got changed around a bit while we were there, but it was still very relaxing. We stopped at Harry J’s for dinner on the way, good as always. Once we got up to the lake house and got everything […]

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Favorite Fireworks As a Kid [Throwback Thursday]

July 3, 2014 Living

When I was a kid we all shot off fireworks. I mean everyone! The kids and the adults actually. There were not nearly as many big displays by cities, festivals, and such back then. The firework stands went up in June and we could not hardly wait to get our hands on some. Back then […]

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Birthday Card Blitz

July 1, 2014 Living

Mom, if you are reading this – STOP!   Everyone else – keep reading! My mom is kind of tough to buy birthday gifts for. It is not about finding gifts, but it is finding things she has not already bought for herself and gifts that mean something to her. This year I have a creative […]

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What’s New In Your World?

June 24, 2014 Living

It has been a little while since I have asked… What’s new in your world? Really, I want to know. Some of you have blogs that I read, some I talk with on Twitter and Facebook, but there are some that I don’t hear much from other than their comments here on my blog. So […]

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10 Tips For Getting Kids Reading This Summer [infographic]

June 21, 2014 Living

Today is the first day of summer, although most of our kids have started their summer vacation from school already. Keeping kids reading and learning throughout the summer really helps them tremendously when they return to the classroom in the fall. We still want them to enjoy their summer and be able to just be […]

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Great Graduation Gifts at Best Buy

June 20, 2014 Living

This year my own son has graduated from high school and has already moved out even. Wow – seems impossible, but it is true. While T really loves technology items, he actually has a lot of things already so after checking out Best Buy’s Grad Gift Guide I found some practical gift ideas in the […]

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Chasing Lightning Bugs [Throwback Thursday]

June 19, 2014 Living

Do you remember when the nights were suddenly warm and dusk had arrived and all of the sudden little yellow flashes of light started appearing in the air? This was always so magical to me. It was like tiny stars had come down to visit us and share their spectacular light show in our little […]

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