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5 Reasons to Visit the Kentucky Reptile Zoo

Tucked in between the mountains, in beautiful Slade, Kentucky, is the Kentucky Reptile Zoo. Not into reptiles? I didn’t know enough about reptiles to have an opinion. But I do now! I can give you at least 5 reasons to visit the  Kentucky Reptile Zoo. Kentucky Reptile

Planning a Simple at Home Wedding

I’ve been very busy these last several weeks Planning a Simple Wedding at Home for my daughter. It’s been wonderful spending the extra time with her planning and shopping for her wedding. They decided they both wanted an intimate wedding at home with just immediate

Holiday Memories Giveaway $110. Value!

Happy Black Friday! I’m taking a break from my holiday shopping to post another awesome giveaway! The Katherines Corner Annual Season of Giveaways continues and I am joining Katherine and her sponsor Canvas Factory to bring you the Holiday Memories Giveaway One winner will receive

Christmas Shopping Gift Guide

Feels crazy to be talking about Christmas in October but if you’re like me you like to get started early. I’ve been doing plenty of browsing on the internet, I’m an avid online shopper. My husband might say I’m obsessed with trying to order everything

5 Benefits of a Fen (Wetland)

Who knew something so small could be so beneficial. Today I’m sharing with you the 5 Benefits of a Fen. We moved into this neighborhood about 20 years ago. Our last child was about to finish high school, we lived within the city limits and

Creamy Cucumber Tomato Salad

My husband and I eat tons of fresh vegetables, especially when the weather gets warmer. We love this creamy cucumber tomato salad or some variation to it. It’s simple to put together at the end of a busy day, plus it tastes delicious! Sorry, I’ve

How to Make Ghost Hunting Goodie Bags

I know what you’re thinking,”What is this woman talking about, how to make ghost hunting goodie bags, what the heck is she crazy?” Well maybe I am… but after my first ghost hunt, I couldn’t wait to go again. When we spent the night in the Randolph

Kings Island a Family Tradition

“Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company in conjunction with Blog Meets Brand, and I have been compensated for my participation. All opinions are my own.” My oldest sister got married in 1967 (I was 7 and devasted) she moved to New

Between the Lines with Mamal Diane

Today I am sharing something a little different than I normally do. I was invited by my sweet blogging friend Katherine at Katherines Corner to be part of her blog series. Katherine is shining the light on bloggers age 50 plus.  Yup, that’s me. I