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

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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!

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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

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Jun 29

Come See How #P&Geveryday Will Make Your Life Easier!

Looking for a one stop destination for food, home and garden, family life, health and wellbeing, beauty and money saving coupons? Well look no further P&Geveryday.com has everything you’re looking for. I am always looking for ways to incorporate healthy foods into my family’s diet. It’s not always easy especially with  the grandkids, they want sweets, …

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Jun 27

Stove in a Can Review & Giveaway! (Ends 7/4)

I have to admit when I was offered to do this review and giveaway I was beside myself with excitement. We had planned on taking the grandkids camping this summer and having a Stove in a Can sounded like a perfect cooking solution. I love roughing it, lol. I pride myself on my camping skills. …

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Jun 23

The Gathering Spot # 106

Welcome to The Gathering Spot this is a linky party. Hope you all had a nice weekend! We’ve had plenty of rainy days so I’ve been able to spend more time blogging.   This week’s featured post is from Mindi @ My Love 2 Create. She shared Upcycled Cupboard Door into Command Center. Very cool. Mindi …

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Jun 22

10 Tips for Camping with Kids

I spent this past weekend camping with my grand kids. It was their first trip. It was an adventure for sure. I have always been a camper and I love it. We decided to take the kids tent camping because we figured the youngest is 3 and ready for the adventure. It can be tiring …

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Jun 21

Bloggers Wanted Back to School in Style Event

Back to School in Style Event Organized by: Mom Powered Media 10 Winners each receiving a $100 Gift Card Event dates: 7/21 – 8/4 Giveaway is open to US and Canadian Residents. SIGN-UP HERE

Jun 21

Rhubarb Recipes

I have plenty of Rhubarb growing in my garden. I have never made anything with my rhubarb, afraid of it I guess. The name alone is weird, rhubarb? That doesn’t sound delicious to me. But I believe in going out of your comfort zone and trying new things. So I found these recipes shared at …

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Jun 20

Backyard Gardening ~ My Garden is Planted

My garden is all planted and now it’s time to wait for the fruits and vegetables of my labor. I live in the suburbs and have a limited amount of sunny spots in my yard to grow vegetables. I have learned to make do. I plant a fairly large garden 15 x 20. I have …

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Jun 16

The Gathering Spot # 105

Welcome to The Gathering Spot this is a linky party. Hope you all had a nice weekend! I spent mine camping with my grandkids. It was their first adventure at overnight tent camping. We had so much fun. I also was able to try out my “Stove In A Can”. I am doing a review on …

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Jun 13

Tuna Salad Sandwich

In the summer we like to eat light. We will have lots of salads. I like making a batch of Tuna Salad, you can either make a sandwich or put it on top of a bed of lettuce. Either way it’s so yummy. Sometimes I’ll eat it with crackers or chips like Scoops. It’s simple …

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Jun 12

Gifts For The Dad Who Has It All ~ IF ONLY

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