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A Collection of recipes Shared from around the blogs! All featured posts are shared from my Two Cup Tuesday Linky Party!

Fruit Filled Recipes

Posted on Aug 12th, 2022

Picking up some fresh, seasonal fruit from the farmer's market or your local pick-your-own place is always the best. Who doesn't love fresh fruit?…

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Beautiful Weekend Breakfast Ideas

Posted on Aug 8th, 2022

I love breakfast and I honestly never take the time to cook big, beautiful weekend breakfasts anymore. There's always something that comes up, and…

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Perfect No-Effort Recipes for Summer

Posted on Jul 31st, 2022

It is H O T out there! There's no retreat from the summer heat, so I'm here to share to a few recipes that are sure to help you get through with…

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Pineapple Recipes and Crafts

Posted on Jul 29th, 2022

SUMMER TIME!! Woo hoo!! My kid is out for the summer and we are in the mood for cold drinks, tropical recipes, and fun craft ideas for the season.…

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It’s Grilling Time – Summer Grilling Favorites

Posted on Jul 4th, 2022

Well, I hope everyone enjoyed their Memorial Day weekend. I know that I sure did. It wasn't until Monday at dinner time that I actually remembered…

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Hot Summer – Cool Treats

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2022

It's the week of the 4th of July and the Dog Days of summer are upon us. It's been in the 90s for the past few days in the Mid-Atlantic area, and I'm…

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Peach-a-Palooza – Amazing Peach Recipes

Posted on Jul 1st, 2022

Hello August, and welcome to National Peach Month! I just made 10 jars of peach jam and 8 jars of blackberry and peach jam to save for Christmas…

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The Best Birthday Cake Collection

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2019

I've put together The Best Birthday Cake Collection and I'm loving each and every cake, cupcake, and ice cream treat. My birthday is this…

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National Ice Cream Month

Posted on Jul 20th, 2019

Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with ice cream every day!! Here are 34 awesome ice cream recipes for you to make in July and all year…

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 It doesn't matter if you stay in or throw a huge party, these 20 New Year's Eve Party Favorites are sure to make their way into your celebrations.

20 New Year’s Eve Party Favorites

Posted on Dec 17th, 2018

Christmas is in a few days and then New Year's Eve is right behind it. Do you plan a big NYE party night or do you lay low and stay in? I usually…

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Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer Treats and Crafts

Posted on Dec 10th, 2018

Give the kiddos something to do while you're wrapping presents. Here's a bunch easy Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer Treats and Crafts for you and…

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Eggnog Recipes for Drinks, Desserts, and Breakfast Ideas

Posted on Dec 3rd, 2018

Do you make your own eggnog? I have never made my own eggnog recipe, I prefer to buy it and spike it! Of course, adding it to baked goods is always a…

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Over 20 Christmas Candy Treats

Posted on Nov 26th, 2018

The holidays are all about sweets. Here's Over 20 Christmas Candy Treats to make this season jolly and bright!. Oreo treats, toffee, fudge,…

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16 DIY Christmas Ornaments and Gifts

Posted on Nov 19th, 2018

With the kids out of school, now is the time to get them involved in those DIY Christmas Ornaments and Gifts that you're planning. Get your craft on…

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Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas – drinks, appetizers, main course and dessert

Posted on Nov 12th, 2018

I've finally got Halloween taken down, dusted the living room, and now I'm ready for Christmas decorating! Will you jump right to Christmas as well…

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20 Tantalizing Thanksgiving Pies

Posted on Nov 5th, 2018

I've got 20 Tantalizing Thanksgiving Pies for your fall dessert planning. There are classic pie recipes, some no-bake pies, and a few unique flavors…

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12 perfect snacks for snuggling. Get comfy while the parents enjoy an after dinner drink and the kids nosh on dessert while catching on your favorite shows.

12 Perfect Snacks for Snuggling

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2018

Day late and a dollar short - story of my life. Ugh. Has it gotten cold in your area yet? We've had a few mornings in the 30's already and I hate it.…

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20 Things to Eat, Make and Do this Halloween

Posted on Oct 15th, 2018

October is flying by! We finally got our Halloween decorations up over the weekend and my daughter has settled on a costume, so all that's left is to…

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Get those kids into the kitchen for some edible craft time with these fantastic Kid Friendly Halloween Treats that the kids can make for YOU!

Kid Friendly Halloween Treats

Posted on Oct 8th, 2018

Get those kids into the kitchen for some edible craft time with these fantastic Kid Friendly Halloween Treats that the kids can make for YOU! These…

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Spooktacular Halloween Decor Ideas

Posted on Oct 1st, 2018

Here are 10 Spooktacular Halloween Decor Ideas for you to DIY and get your house decked out for your little ghosts and goblins. October first…

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Fall is here! That means it's time to update the house with these 15 DIY Fall Wreaths for your home. Find the perfect one for your home and make it work!

15 DIY Fall Wreaths for your Home

Posted on Sep 24th, 2018

Update your house with these a few of these 15 DIY Fall Wreaths for your home. Find the perfect sweet craft for your home this Autumn! Fall is…

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It's just the best afternoon snack! YUM! Don't be basic with your PSL, bake up some of these 18 Appealing Apple Recipes that are sure to get you into the Autumn mood.

Fall Favorites- 18 Appealing Apple Recipes

Posted on Sep 17th, 2018

I know, I know... everyone loves their Pumpkin Spice, however, I'm not so basic. I much prefer an apple treat any time of day over a pumpkin treat. I…

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Get Pumped up for Pumpkin Spice Recipes! I've got 15 amzing Pumpkin Spice Recipes for breakfast, snack, and dessert! Get you Pumpkin Spice loving ON!

Pumped up for Pumpkin Spice Recipes

Posted on Sep 10th, 2018

We've hit September and that means that the blogosphere has exploded in all things pumpkin. Pumpkin Spice Recipes are all over Pinterest and…

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20 Breakfasts of Champions

Posted on Aug 27th, 2018

Hip Hip-HOORAY!! My kid is back to school and that means we are living on a schedule again. (I have mixed feelings about a set schedule.) I've picked…

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Painting Projects – Sweet Crafts

Posted on Aug 20th, 2018

Get your paint on! These 12 painting projects are an easy DIY for any day. Reuse those old items and give them a new life with a fresh coat of paint.…

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15 Muffin Recipes – Back to School

Posted on Aug 13th, 2018

I know that kids across the U.S. are already back in school or headed back very shortly. My daughter doesn't go back until the 27th of August, but we…

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I know that the summer months can be tough without a routine to keep things moving along so here's Dinner in 3-2-1 DONE! 12 recipes the family will love.

Dinner in 3-2-1 Done!

Posted on Jul 23rd, 2018

Oh my gosh... We are rounding out July and headed into August. The schedule is officially nonexistent.  The child eats when she wants, sleeps when…

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10 awesome Dog Recipes, Accessories, and DIY for you to make for your beloved Fido. My dog brings me so much happiness, and I try to make him just as happy!

Dog Recipes – Accessories – DIY for Fido

Posted on Jul 23rd, 2018

It's the Dog Days of summer so I figure that Fido needed a post just for him. We have three cats, one rabbit and one dog and I love them all. If…

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Girls Weekend Getaway Ideas – destinations, food, activities

Posted on Jul 16th, 2018

I'm in Charlottesville, Virginia today with my blogger gal pals and having a blast! This is our second summer getaway for the Sip, Dine, Shine…

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15 Classic Cheesecake Recipes

Posted on Jul 9th, 2018

Everyone loves a classic cheesecake recipe. I know that they can be finicky, but they are so worth the time and a bit of extra effort to bake…

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12 DIY projects for summer to keep you and the kids busy. From painting a room to building a flower garden There's something for every ability.

DIY Projects for Summer

Posted on Jun 25th, 2018

Are you in full on summer mode, because I sure am! On Sunday we dropped off my daughter to summer camp. This is her third year going to camp and she…

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15 great Recipes for Father's Day. These recipes are also perfect for summer BBQ's and potluck parties with the neighbors.

15 Recipes for Father’s Day

Posted on Jun 11th, 2018

This past week was a big one for my family. If you follow me on Instagram, I shared the big news - we got a PUPPY!! It took my husband a year to…

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rise and shine - It's Time to Make the Donuts! Everyone loves stopping by the doughnut shop for a sweet treat, but here's 15 great donut recipes you can make at home with the family.

Time to Make the Donuts!

Posted on May 21st, 2018

Do you spell it DOUGHNUT or DONUT?? I'm a fan of the US version - "donut". My kid is a donut junkie! She loves stopping by the bakery for a donut as…

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Here's 15 ways to wine with these National Wine Day Recipes. Red, white, or bubbly, you can drink it, cook it or decorate with wine. Invite your friends over for National Wine Day on May 25th.

National Wine Day Recipes – 15 Ways to Wine!

Posted on May 14th, 2018

Did you know that there are several "holidays" that celebrate wine? There's National Drink Wine Day in February, Champagne Day (New Year's Eve of…

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Here's 15 Allergy  Friendly Recipes so that you too can invite everyone over to your next dinner party!  These recipes contain NONE of the common food allergy items - NO milk, egg, peanut, tree nuts, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish.

15 Allergy Friendly Recipes – Invite Everyone Over!

Posted on May 7th, 2018

I think almost everyone knows someone with a food allergy. The top eight most common food allergies include milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy,…

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It's time for Cinco de Mayo - recipes, drinks, decor! you can find it all in one place. Decor idea for your party. Recipes for tacos, fajitas, tamales, flan, margaritas and more!

Cinco de Mayo – recipes, drinks, decor

Posted on Apr 30th, 2018

It's time for Cinco de Mayo! Here you can find it all in one place: decor ideas for your party, and recipes for tacos, fajitas, tamales, margaritas,…

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Spring is in full bloom and that means all the Fresh and Fruity Desserts! Head off to your local pick-your-own, produce co-op group, or pick up some seasonal fruit at the grocery store.

Fifteen Fresh and Fruity Desserts

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2018

Spring has finally arrived folks! It's been a beautiful weekend, and I was so thrilled to get outside to a garden show and be inspired by all the…

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Spring is in the air and you can eat, drink and make these Pastel Spring drinks, treats and crafts with your family.

It’s A Pastel Spring – drinks, treats and crafts

Posted on Apr 9th, 2018

Is spring ever going to show up?? Sheesh! Here in West Virginia it was snowing this morning. So, I checked the forecast and way that Thursday is…

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Spring time calls for fresh fruit bursting with flavor. Here's Ten Sweet Spring Treats that are full of strawberries, lemons, cherries and more! Taste the rainbow!

Ten Sweet Spring Treats

Posted on Mar 26th, 2018

If you're staying home for the Spring Break and getting some housework done (which I totally need to do, but ignore), here are ten Sweet Spring…

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I've gathered up all the of the best Easter Bunny approved Desserts that you can enjoy rain or shine. Enjoy Easter Sunday with your family and friends and serve one of these fun treats.

Easter Bunny Approved Desserts

Posted on Mar 19th, 2018

The first Day of Spring is here! Hooray!!! We made it through another winter. In the great style that is Mother Nature, West Virginia is expecting a…

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To get you inspired for Spring, warm weather, and Easter, here's a HUGE collection Treats and Crafts so you can Celebrate Easter at home with your family. Enjoy!

Celebrate Easter at Home – Treats & Crafts for Easter

Posted on Mar 12th, 2018

To get you inspired for Spring, warm weather, and Easter, here's a HUGE collection Treats and Crafts so you can Celebrate Easter at home with your…

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Everyone loves a slice of pie! Make it a la mode or serve it with whipped cream, here's 20 Pies for Pi Day that you can bake with the kids or surprise the family with. 3.14 is the perfect day to serve a homemade pie!

20 Pies for Pi Day

Posted on Mar 5th, 2018

Welcome to March! Spring is right around the corner. Yes, it's still cold outside, but I'm seeing some early buds on the trees and the sunny days are…

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Here's 12 St. Patrick's Day ideas for Spring - decor, crafts, and food that'll brighten up your home and make a rainbow for a cloudy day!

12 St. Patrick’s Day Ideas for Spring

Posted on Feb 26th, 2018

It's been a rainy week in West Virginia. Monday and Tuesday brought near 80 degree weather and then the rain started and it hasn't stopped.I hope…

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All peanut butter lovers are going to love these Perfect Peanut Butter Desserts. Cookies, pies, cakes, and candy all full of delicious peanut butter flavor.

Perfect Peanut Butter Desserts

Posted on Feb 19th, 2018

Some of my favorite treats include peanut butter. I love chocolate and peanut butter together and could not imagine an occasion when a peanut butter…

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Got a itching for some DIY projects? Here's a few Weekend DIY Projects for Your Home that are inexpensive and straightforward to do.

Weekend DIY Projects for Your Home

Posted on Feb 12th, 2018

Have you gotten the Spring Cleaning bug yet? Not the bug that makes you sick, but the restless bug that makes you want to do all the things and…

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A collection of Valentine's Day Recipes for Two - or more. I've got something special for your significant other and the family.

Valentine’s Day Recipes for Two – or more

Posted on Feb 5th, 2018

Make some time for the loved ones in your life. You can make time to go on a date, go for a hike, prepare a good meal, or just stay up late talking…

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Valentine Crafts for the Whole Family

Posted on Jan 29th, 2018

If you're a master crafter and actually get projects done, then here's 12 Valentine Crafts for the Whole Family to make. Stop by your local…

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So many sweet Valentine desserts, so little time. Celebrate the ones you love with a new sweet treat everyday. Easy snacks to complex desserts.

Sweet Valentine Desserts

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2018

The countdown to Valentine's Day is ON! Red and Pink are popping up all over the place and my kid has already picked out her school Valentine treats…

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A collection of snow, snowflakes and snowmen themed crafts and food. The great thing is that you can do all these inside the comfort of your home.

Snow, Snowflakes and Snowmen – crafts and food

Posted on Jan 15th, 2018

Winter activities for me include sitting by a fire with a hot chocolate in hand. I am not a big fan of layering up and heading out into the cold. In…

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I suggest you just say NO to diet resolutions for the new year! Here's 13 awesome treats to keep you busy in the kitchen baking.  

Just Say No to Diet Resolutions

Posted on Jan 8th, 2018

Welcome to 2018! Wow! We are off and running this week , but only because we are trying to stay warm. I live in the Eastern Panhandle of West…

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Twelve New Year’s Eve Recipes

Posted on Dec 18th, 2017

Oh  my gosh!! How have we gotten to the end of another year? 2017 has flown by and 2018 and rushing to get going. I am looking forward to taking a…

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This Christmas Party Collection has it all! Decor, food, drinks, and desserts that are perfect for your Christmas celebrations. It's a one stop shop!This Christmas Party Collection has it all! Decor, food, drinks, and desserts that are perfect for your Christmas celebrations. It's a one stop shop!

All I want for Christmas is a PARTY!

Posted on Dec 11th, 2017

The Christmas season is underway. Gifts have been bought and wrapped, the cards have been signed and stamped, the house has been bedazzled with…

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Here's 15 cookie recipes that will make up The Perfect Christmas Cookie Platter to give out this holiday season. The neighbors are gonna love ya!

The Perfect Christmas Cookie Platter

Posted on Dec 4th, 2017

December means one thing in my house - Christmas Cookies! Do you take a cookie platter over to the neighbors or to you hairdesser? Maybe your nail…

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Cheers! To a Collection of Christmas Libations. Here's to great family, friends, lovers, and those that are not here to celebrate with us. Raise a glass for a toast!

Cheers! To a Collection of Christmas Libations

Posted on Nov 27th, 2017

I hope that everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving week with friends and family and a few cheerful cashiers. Did you hit the stores or skip the crowds…

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12 Simple Holiday Decorating Ideas that you can use to get your house into the Christmas spirit. Easy decor you can make, print, and buy.

12 Simple Holiday Decorating Ideas

Posted on Nov 20th, 2017

Woo hoo! We are on Thanksgiving vacation and off to The Omni Homestead Resort for their tree lighting ceremony. Today they brought the tree in and…

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Homemade Thanksgiving Desserts

Posted on Nov 13th, 2017

I can't believe that Thanksgiving is next week. It's early this year, but I am not complaining. The weather has finally turned cold in West Virginia…

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I've got all the Thanksgiving Nom Noms here for your menu. The perfect Turkey, stuffing, salad, potatoes, green beans and pumpkin pie! YUM!

Thanksgiving Nom Noms – Everything your menu will need

Posted on Nov 6th, 2017

I can not believe that October blew past and November is here. There are a;ready Christmas decorations in stores and in homes, Christmas songs on the…

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Decorate your house with these 12 ideas for Fall Decor to last through Thanksgiving! Clean and sophisticated to whimsy and fun. Something perfect for everyone.

Fall Decor to last through Thanksgiving!

Posted on Oct 30th, 2017

Oh my... I missed a post last week, but I have a good excuse - I was on vacation in Hawaii!  Yep! On the beautiful island of Oahu were I grew up. My…

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It's a pumpkin party and I've got 10 pumpkin teats you can enjoy while making these 10 pumpkin crafts. Pick your favorite and get busy with the family!

Pumpkin Party! 20 Awesome Pumpkin Eats and Activities

Posted on Oct 16th, 2017

This  weekend we finally went to our local pumpkin patch! It was a beautiful 80 degree day with clear skies and and a slight breeze. I knew the rest…

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I've got 15 Spooky, Freaky, and Gross Halloween Food Ideas that are perfect for your Halloween spooktacular Party! 

Spooky, Freaky, and Gross Halloween Food Ideas

Posted on Oct 9th, 2017

Have you got big plans for Halloween this year? Some people I know live for Halloween each year! They do the full haunted house and have a costume…

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12 Crafty Halloween Ideas to Make in No Time!

Posted on Oct 2nd, 2017

It's October!! That means Halloween and my Birthday are just a few weeks away! Did you get started on your Halloween decorations over the weekend? If…

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15 Fall Baking Ideas to warm you up!

15 Fall Baking Recipes – breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert

Posted on Sep 25th, 2017

Fall has officially arrived and for me that means more time in the kitchen baking good, comfort food. I love the fall spices that fill up the house…

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15 Apple Recipes Perfect for Fall Baking

Posted on Sep 18th, 2017

I've gathered up these a bunch of Apple Recipes Perfect for Fall Baking. Apples for breakfast, lunch, and dinner - that's my kind of meal planning!…

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These 12 Easy Fall Crafts for Families will keep you busy and have have your home ready with fall colors and decor in no time.

12 Easy Fall Crafts for Families

Posted on Sep 11th, 2017

I'd like to take moment to think about our families, friends and people in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. First, Harvey hit hard in…

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12 End of Summer Harvest Recipes that you can make to use up your tomatoes, zucchini, basil, squash, and more.

12 End of Summer Harvest Recipes

Posted on Aug 28th, 2017

Did your family plant a garden this summer?? Have you been blessed with a bountiful harvest of fresh veggies? We didn't take the time for ours this…

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Back to School Meals for Busy Families - ideas for make ahead breakfast, lunches and quick dinners to get your family fed properly.

Back to School Meals for Busy Families

Posted on Aug 21st, 2017

Are you on Team Back to School or Team Summer Should Last Forever?? I would like it if school started after Labor Day. While I do want summer to last…

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Plan your next getaway

Posted on Aug 14th, 2017

Summer vacation is coming to an end, but that doesn't mean that you have to stop traveling. There's so many awesome placed that you can go to. Keep…

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Enjoy 12 perfectly peachy recipes or breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. Add seasonal peaches to your pancakes, ice tea, and homemade ice cream.

Perfectly Peachy Recipes

Posted on Aug 7th, 2017

The farmer's markets have been busting at the seams with peaches these last few weeks, and I hope that everyone has taken advantage of this bounty…

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Back to School Recipes and Crafts

Posted on Jul 31st, 2017

Tomorrow is the first day of August, and I can't believe that some schools will be headed back into the classrooms. I know that a lot more places are…

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Summer Grilling Favorites! Ten great recipes you can make on the grill. Hot Dogs, Burgers, Veggies, Chicken and even dessert!

Summer Grilling Favorites

Posted on Jul 24th, 2017

July is wrapping up. Have you gotten enough time at the grill? I personally have not. We have a charcoal grill, and I just don't know how to use it…

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Here's 12 Beach Body Ready Recipes that will help you stay ready for that bathing suit all summer long. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert!

12 Beach Body Ready Recipes

Posted on Jun 26th, 2017

HELLO SUMMER! If you're like me, then you've been working on your beach body since January. Getting back into your bathing suit is never fun, but…

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Backyard Summer Recipe Favorites

Backyard Summer Recipe Favorites

Posted on Jun 19th, 2017

SUMMER TIME is here! It's been hot and humid and it's just going to get worse for the next few months! I love it though! You can take the snow and…

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Citrus Explosion – Recipes and DIY

Posted on Jun 12th, 2017

Summer is in full swing here. It's hit the 90's in West Virginia, and I'm loving it! The first week of summer has been a blur of activities for us.…

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Strawberry Mania – Great Recipes and drinks

Posted on May 29th, 2017

It's Memorial Day in the US, and I hope that everyone had a good weekend. We took it pretty easy this weekend because the weather was rainy all…

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It's time to light up the grill, grab the kids, and invite the neighbors over for some great garden party recipes.

Great Garden Party Recipes

Posted on May 15th, 2017

It's warming up all over the US and people are starting to plan their Memorial Day weekend menus and garden parties. I'm ready for backyard BBQ's,…

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Time to sweep away the winter cobwebs and get your home brightened up for warmer weather with these 10 Spring Home Decorations Ideas.

Spring Home Decorations

Posted on May 8th, 2017

It's time to open the windows, clean away the clutter and embrace Spring in the home. I've been decluttering since the kitchen renovation and tying…

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Spring time is all about baking with fresh fruits. Enjoy these Ten Fruity Treats for Spring Baking.

Ten Fruity Treats for Spring

Posted on May 1st, 2017

May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii!! Did your kids run up the May Day Poll at school? Has this tradition gone by the wayside?  It was hot here in the…

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Outdoor Entertaining Favorites – decor and recipes

Posted on Apr 24th, 2017

The end of April is here; Spring Break is over; I'm counting down the days until school lets out for Summer Vacation! Just six more weeks of alarm…

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12 Perfect Mother’s Day Desserts

Posted on Apr 17th, 2017

I hope everyone had a great Easter with friends and family. I am on Spring Break in beautiful Santa Rosa, Florida where the sky is sunny and the…

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12 Easter Sunday Brunch Ideas

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2017

Easter is right around the corner - are you ready? I've for 12 great Easter Sunday Brunch Ideas for you and your family to enjoy. You can enjoy…

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Fun and Easy Easter Treats

Posted on Mar 27th, 2017

Who is excited for warmer weather and Spring Break?? I know I am! I got out into the garden this weekend and started cleaning up my flower beds.…

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12 Amazing Easter Crafts

Posted on Mar 20th, 2017

HELLO SPRING!! I am so happy to have you back again. Spring is my favorite season because it brings back all the color to the world again. I think…

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12 great St. Patrick's Day recipes and crafts for the whole family!

Luck of the Irish – 12 St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

Posted on Mar 6th, 2017

St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner - are you ready? Don't worry, you've got the luck of the Irish! The blogging community has you covered…

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A great collection for your Sweet Tooth! 10 treats for breakfast, snack time, and dessert!

Sweet Tooth Collection

Posted on Feb 27th, 2017

Can you believe that February is nearly over? 2017 is just rolling on like a freight train and there is no stopping it! My husband and I just got…

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I've got Spring Fever!! Who else is ready for warmer weather? Time to get ready with some fresh recipes and crafts.

Spring Fever- Recipes and Crafts

Posted on Feb 20th, 2017

The weather was BEAUTIFUL this weekend here in West Virginia. We got out of the house and went hiking - in short sleeves! The windows are open, and…

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You'll fall in love with carbs again with this Beautiful Bread Collection! Featuring Cornbread Pancakes, homemade biscuits, and Pigs in a Blanket!

Beautiful Bread Recipe Collection

Posted on Feb 13th, 2017

How many of you started a weight loss program in January? And how many of you are still going strong with that resolution? Good for you if you're…

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Pretty in Pink Valentine’s Day Collection

Posted on Feb 6th, 2017

This Pretty in Pink Valentine's Day Collection is just what you need! Pretty pink snacks, drinks, and crafts that Cupid would approve of. One more…

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Roses are Red – Valentine Sweets and Crafts

Posted on Jan 30th, 2017

Roses are Red, Violets are blue, I'm loving all these red-themed sweets, how about you? With sweet treats and fun crafts, all that you need for…

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Valentine’s Day Extravaganza!!

Posted on Jan 23rd, 2017

I'm counting down the days to Valentine's Day! Are you? As promised last week, I've got a Valentine's Day Extravaganza of featured posts to share…

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It’s Game Time! Super Bowl Food Collection

Posted on Jan 9th, 2017

How has a week gone by so quickly?? Gah! I've been so busy planning all the last minute things for the Online Blog Conference, I've lost track of…

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Candy Cane Christmas Collection

Posted on Dec 19th, 2016

Christmas is here!! Are you ready?? This collection of Candy Cane and Peppermint goodies is sure to put you in a festive spirit. Enjoy the sweet…

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Homemade Creative Christmas

Posted on Dec 12th, 2016

It's the last week of school for 2016 and this mama couldn't be happier! That means more time for Christmas fun!! Do you make a lot of your Christmas…

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Christmas Spirits Collection

Posted on Dec 5th, 2016

(In my best Monday football voice) Are you ready for some Christmas?? I think by the first week of December most people have their trees up and have…

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Amazing Christmas Treats

Posted on Nov 28th, 2016

Everyone needs some amazing Christmas treats that they always turn to. Classic cookies, candies, cheesecakes, and cupcakes you can bake with the…

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Homemade Christmas Collection

Posted on Nov 21st, 2016

It's Thanksgiving week, but as you know the blogging world is already full swing into Christmas goodies! In the party last week there were a lot of…

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10 Thanksgiving Desserts

Posted on Nov 14th, 2016

What a great time of year! The time to give thanks and celebrate all that we have in our lives - be it material or emotional. I am thankful to have a…

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Friendsgiving Celebration

Posted on Nov 7th, 2016

WOW! I've put together 200 parties! That is CRAZY to  me - and I only have you to thank! Thanks to all the amazing blogger who join up each week to…

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Fall Recipes to Warm Your Soul

Posted on Oct 31st, 2016

Happy Birthday to ME!! Today - October 31 - is my birthday. Let's all take a moment to reflect.... Ok - On to today's great collection of Fall…

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Ten Amazing Pies

Posted on Oct 24th, 2016

Fall is all about baking pies and comfort food! It's about family time in the evenings and weekends while keeping warm together sharing awesome…

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Snacks for Binge Watching

Posted on Oct 17th, 2016

Oh wow! Are you  a Netflix, Amazon, or Hulu binge watching fool? I totally am! We gave up cable TV over 6 years ago and online streaming has gotten…

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Warm up to Fall

Posted on Oct 10th, 2016

The days and nights are cooling here in the Mid-Atlantic. While I love summer, the cooler temperatures are a welcome relief. Time for fuzzy sweaters…

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Ooey-Gooey Caramel Recipes

Posted on Oct 3rd, 2016

Welcome to October!! It's my Birthday Month! And it's also, Dessert Month, Apple Month, Chili Month, Cookie Month, Pretzel, Popcorn, and Pizza Month!…

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Halloween Round Up

Posted on Sep 26th, 2016

Now, I know that Halloween is still a month away, but people, you NEED to get ready! There's decorations to make, crafts to constructs, treats to…

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I Love Pumpkin Everything

Posted on Sep 19th, 2016

We are just past the half way mark of September and the food industry is 110% into Pumpkin Everything. Pumpkin cereal, pumpkin drinks, pumpkin…

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Fall Inspiration

Posted on Sep 12th, 2016

Are you ready for cooler weather, scarves, boots, sweaters, and pumpkin everything? Well, buckle up because as much as I love summer, Fall is on the…

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Apple Treats for Fall

Posted on Sep 5th, 2016

The beginning of September is the mark of Apple Season! I love everything about apple season. There's so much you can do with apples - bake them,…

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Let's go bananas for Bananas! If you're a banana lover you need these 15 recipes in your baking arsenal. Banana ice cream, bread, cakes and more!

Let’s go Bananas for Bananas!

Posted on Sep 3rd, 2016

I've found that there are two types of people in the world - those who love bananas, and those who hate them. I fall on the love side of this…

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Back to School Fun and Snacks!

Posted on Aug 29th, 2016

It's my last week of summer vacation and we are headed out of town to have one last hoorah to celebrate summer. Bright and early tomorrow morning we…

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8 Refreshing Summer Desserts

Posted on Aug 15th, 2016

 This past week has been brutally HOT! Like really, hot and muggy and just can't go outside gross! My poor plants are wilting from the heat, my…

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All about Pokemon – Food, Drinks and Crafts

Posted on Aug 8th, 2016

How is it the second week of August already? This summer is just flying by and I can't believe that some schools are already back in session. What do…

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Tropical Treats – food, drinks and crafts

Posted on Jul 25th, 2016

 I am still on the Big Island and loving life! I got to visit the Hawaiian Vanilla Company and the Original Hawaiian Chocolate Farm. I learned so…

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Summer Fun –

Posted on Jul 4th, 2016

Happy 4th of July!! I hope that all my American blogging friends are having a great Independence Day Weekend. We had our local fireworks on Saturday…

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Eat, Drink, and Relax this Summer

Posted on Jun 20th, 2016

On Sunday we dropped off the 10 year old at a week long sleep away camp. I can't tell you how excited I am for her to get to experience this. I've…

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Red, White and Blue Treats

Posted on May 23rd, 2016

I seriously can't get a break from the weather recently. It's been raining ALL.THE.TIME here in West Virginia and I'm kinda getting a bit tired of…

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Perfect Mother’s Day – Two Cup Tuesday No.174

Posted on May 9th, 2016

Did all you Mother's have a good weekend? My daughter made me breakfast in bed containing microwaved breakfast sausage, some applesauce, an a Rice…

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Perfect Desserts – Two Cup Tuesday No.172

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016

This past week was a tough one. My daughter had to see a few medical specialists in DC and that meant a lot of time driving. I love about 100 miles…

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Fabulous Cookie Recipes

Posted on Apr 16th, 2015

Everyone loves a great cookie! EVERYONE! I have yet to meet someone who turns down a good cookie. Yesterday, my daughter and I made some chocolate…

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