Aug 19

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

  First, let me start by saying, my husband is in heaven with all the bacon recipes I am sharing this month. As bacon month continues today I’m going to share a recipe guaranteed to make those brussel sprouts extra delicious. I really I really adore brussel sprouts, grew up eating them all the time. …

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Aug 18

The Gathering Spot # 114

Welcome to The Gathering Spot this is a linky party. Hope you all had a great weekend. I spent mine being lazy. Spent time relaxing mostly, sometimes you have to take a break and unplug.  This week’s featured post is from Penny @ Penny’s Vintage Home. She shared I Love the Ballet. She found some garage …

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Aug 13

Free E-book ~ Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes

Disclosure Policy Great Free e-book through BookBub. Have you signed up yet? They deliver e-book deals daily right to your mailbox. Deals tailored by you. I love BookBub! Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes:: Delicious Vegetarian Recipes You’re Sure To Love!   [Kindle Edition]. A $3.99 value FREE! Go here to download. Make sure you check the price before you download your free copy. …

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Aug 11

The Gathering Spot # 113

  Welcome to The Gathering Spot this is a linky party. Hope you all had a great weekend. My family took me out for my birthday. It was a lot of fun.   This week’s featured post is from Lynda @ Reviews, Chews & How To’s. Lynda shared Dehydrated Watermelon Snacks. Lynda is one of several …

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Aug 09

Roasted Potato Salad with Bacon

Summer is still going strong and I am loving it. I really enjoy cooking out . Today I am sharing a nice variation to the usual potato salad recipe. In this recipe you roast your potatoes instead of boiling them. It made a big difference in the taste. It was a nice change. Here is …

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Aug 08

Happy Birthday to Me!

I saw this on Facebook and thought it was perfect for how I’d been feeling lately. My mother passed away last October from the final stage of Alzheimer’s disease. I had been her caretaker for 14 years. She lived with my husband and I. It was a long and sometimes endless challenge caring for my dear …

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Aug 08

$175 Beat The Heat Giveaway! (Ends 8/30)

Beat The Heat Giveaway Today is my birthday and to I are going to start the celebration with a brand new giveaway! Its hot outside and Katherine from Katherines Corner is having a giveaway to help you beat the heat. She invited me and a few more of her bloggy friends to join in the …

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Aug 04

The Gathering Spot # 112

Welcome to The Gathering Spot this is a linky party. Hope you all had a great weekend. I spent most of mine in the garden. The weather was nice and not to hot. I am so excited about my pumpkins. It’s the first time I have planted them because of a space issue. This year …

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Jul 31

$1000 Back to School in Style Sweepstakes Ends 8/19

​Welcome to the Back to School in Style Sweepstakes! Are you in need of some back to school supplies for your family? Well, we have something for everyone. Mom Powered Media wants to show you how much education means to us and the future of our wee ones and are personally sponsoring a Target and …

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Jul 28

The Gathering Spot # 111

Welcome to The Gathering Spot this is a linky party. Hope you all had a great weekend. We have returned from a week’s vacation and I need time now to recuperate from the vacation.Lol.  My husband and I went with our daughter and two grandkids to a cabin secluded in the woods. We spent time …

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Jul 23

Chicken Tacos in the Slow Cooker

I have had my family visiting from out of town these past few weeks. We like to eat out once or twice but it gets expensive and tiring eating out. I decided to make a big batch of chicken taco meat and feed the whole gang. It’s easy to do. Plus it’s a self serve …

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Jul 21

The Gathering Spot # 110

Welcome to The Gathering Spot this is a linky party. Hope you all had a great weekend. Mine was very nice. My family went back home. We had such a wonderful visit. We went to Kings island  one day. We had so much fun. Happy looking bunch It was taken when we first arrived. These …

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Jul 21

Backyard Gardening ~ Cooking Pumpkins

This is the first year I have grown cooking pumpkins. Last year on my neighborhood walks I enjoyed watching the progression of a pumpkin plant a neighbor had planted in his front yard, right around some hostas. He let it trail along the bed and it produced a couple of big beautiful pumpkins. I was …

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Jul 19

Free E-book ~ Natural Remedies: No Prescription Needed

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Jul 19

Free E-book ~ Camping Recipes

Disclosure Policy Great Free e-book through BookBub. Have you signed up yet? They deliver e-book deals daily right to your mailbox. Deals tailored by you. I love BookBub! Camping Recipes: Everyday Amazing Recipes for every Camping Trip (Everyday Recipes)    [Kindle Edition]. A $3.49 value FREE! Go here to download. Make sure you check the price before you download your free …

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Jul 19

Perfectly Posh Good Morning Beautiful Big Bath Bar Review & Giveaway!

Today I want to highlight one of my Perfectly Posh products. Good Morning, Beautiful Big Bath Bar. I have been using this bar in the shower for the past couple of weeks and I love it. It has a wonderful lemony fragrance. It lathers up nicely and doesn’t melt away quickly. It’s a big bar …

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Jul 18

10 Car Travel Ideas For Kids

Use Cookie Sheet as a Play Surface. Buy magnetic letters to spell words. DVD Player Handheld Games Books Healthy Snacks Sing Songs Pack a goodie bag for each kid with little dollar store surprises. Kids love little surprises. Play the old slug bug game except play hug bug instead Pipe Cleaner Animals I Spy with …

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Jul 18

Free E-book ~ Smoothies for Good Health

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Jul 17

Blueberry Banana Oatmeal Bread

I am still baking with blueberries! They are so perfect to toss in a pie, bread or cookie. I love these little guys! So here is another recipe using these little gems. I paired them with oatmeal and some overripe bananas, yum! I found a recipe here. You’ll need: 1 1/2 cups flour 1/3 cup …

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Jul 14

The Gathering Spot # 109

Welcome to The Gathering Spot this is a linky party. Hope you all had a great weekend. We have had family in town this week and it’s been wonderful. My sister, brother-in-law, niece and her 3 children are visiting. My niece is visiting all the way from Dubai where she has lived the past several years …

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Jul 14

Summertime Barbeque with HoneyBaked Ham Giveaway!

Disclosure Policy I received product to facilitate my review. All opinions are 100% mine. Is you summer crazy busy like mine is? Well I have some good news for you. This will make your summertime barbeque super easy and super delicious. Now some local HoneyBaked Ham stores have a special limited time only selection of  HoneyBaked Ham …

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Jul 08

Simple Summer Sauce for Spaghetti

The best part of summer by far is the ability to walk into my own backyard, pick a couple different vegetables, bring them into my home, and make dinner. That is something that makes me happy. Today I want to share a Simple Summer Sauce for Spaghetti. I make it all the time in the …

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Jul 07

The Gathering Spot # 108

Welcome to The Gathering Spot this is a linky party. Hope you all had a happy and safe 4th of July weekend! We spent ours quietly at home. A small cook-out on the 4th. My big sister and her family are arriving this Wednesday so I am gearing up for the visit. They will be …

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Jul 01

Mini Blueberry Pies

I recently got a great deal on fresh blueberries so I decided to make a few different recipes using the blueberries. After all blueberries are a super fruit. They are full of antioxidants, which we need to get rid of all those free radicals we take in which damage our cellular structure and DNA. Yikes! …

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Jun 30

The Gathering Spot # 107

Welcome to The Gathering Spot this is a linky party. Hope you all had a nice weekend! I took my grand kids to see the newborn Pygmy goat triplets at Learning Tree Farm. They were born about a week ago, aren’t they cute? Watching them run and play was simply amazing. The kids hated going …

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Jun 30

Free E-book ~ Vegetarian Recipes for Meat Eaters

Disclosure Policy Great Free e-book through BookBub. Have you signed up yet? They deliver e-book deals daily right to your mailbox. Deals tailored by you. I love BookBub! Vegetarian Recipes for Meat Eaters: Flexitarian Diet Recipes for People Who Can’t Give Up Meat, Volume Three    [Kindle Edition]. A $3.99 value FREE! Go here to download. Make sure you check the …

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