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Crock Pot Corn Chowder

Making soups in a crock pot is such an easy way to meal plan during the fall and winter. Try this Sweet and Creamy Corn Chowder for your next slow cooker soup. You won't be disappointed! Sweet & Creamy Crockpot Corn Chowder Print Sweet and Creamy Crock Pot Corn Chowder Recipe type: Soup   Making soups in a crock pot is … [Read More...]

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12 Ways to Encourage Your Toddler to Read

Do your kids like to read? Most moms hope their children will turn into bookworms. I certainly do! Cultivating a love for reading starts early so check out my guest post today at The Plus Side for 12 Ways to Encourage Your Toddler to Read. … [Read More...]

Learning Fun with Safari Tales!

Sweet T is loving Kindergarten so far. It's rewarding to see her learning sight words, understanding new concepts like words that rhyme, and vast improvements in her handwriting without either of us feeling like her education is a chore. Her teacher does a great job of making learning fun! We're still transitioning from the more carefree preschool … [Read More...]

Kennebunkport Maine Travel Guide

Things to do in Kennebunkport, Maine

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to visit Kennbunkport, Maine thanks to my friends at Tom's of Maine. Not only did I get to experience the beauty of Kennebunkport, but I had the privilege of getting to know the people behind the Tom's of Maine brand. It's hard to say which I was more impressed with! Here's a little sneak peak of my Tom's of … [Read More...]

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No Sew Trick or Treat Bag

Check out this quick no-sew trick or treat bag that I designed to help you celebrate the season.   Don’t buy a plastic pumpkin for you little goblin or witch, create this unique potion bag to gather their treats.  With signs like “Owlet’s Wing” and “Love Potion,” I’m sure it will get attention. Materials: 1 Canvas Tote … [Read More...]

Game Day Essentials

Football season is here, and in the South that means college football kind of takes over the culture. On game day my Facebook feed fills with lively banter and nearly everyone you see will be decked out in team colors...and I mean everyone. What does your game day look like? Don't forget the essentials! Game Day … [Read More...]

Bat Marshmallows Halloween Party Food

Halloween party food can be fun or downright gross, but these little marshmallow bats are so cute they double as decorations.   Bat Marshmallows Halloween Party Food Ingredients Marshmallows Brown Candy Melts Halloween Straws or Lollipop Sticks Candy Eyes Oreos Black Decorating Gel Parchment … [Read More...]

Win Three Nights in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach! #StayALBeaches {Ends 9/22}

This year I've seen Pacific beaches and New England beaches. They're beautiful, but I've got to admit there nothing quite like an Alabama beach. The sugar white sands of the Gulf Coast kind of spoil you for other beaches. You might enjoy and appreciate other beaches around the world, but once you've visited an Alabama beach, you'll find yourself … [Read More...]

Southern Style Fried Cabbage Recipe

Leave it to Southerners to fry even the vegetables! This Southern Style Fried Cabbage Recipe is a side dish that is simple to fix, inexpensive, and of course tastes wonderful. How could it not with all that bacon?  Southern Style Fried Cabbage Recipe Print Southern Style Fried Cabbage Author: Jenn   You know Southern food … [Read More...]

When Big Brands Steal from Little Bloggers @LittleTikes

I was the victim of theft while traveling over the weekend. No, no one stole my luggage or broke into my hotel room. Little Tikes stole my intellectual property while I was sitting in an airport far from home. Not only that but they spent time and energy covering up their wrongdoing by deleting Facebook content and messages. Thank … [Read More...]

Official NCAA Products at Walmart #GetGameReady

If you've been reading this blog for any length of time, you're aware of Hubs' need for hair product. Blame on his hair texture, but we stockpile pomade for the zombie apocalypse. I'm only half kidding. Much like toilet paper, it's just one of those things we absolutely can't run out of. I sent him to Walmart to choose some official NCAA products. … [Read More...]

Slow Cooker Pear Butter: An Easy Pear Recipe

This slow cooker pear butter recipes is so simple I'm almost ashamed to post it, almost.  I have 2 large slow cookers (5 1/2 to 6 quart) and I used them to their fullest. Slow Cooker Pear Butter: An Easy Pear Recipe Ingredients: Pears 1 cup water juice from 1 lemon 1 cup sugar 2 tsp cinnamon Peal, core, and slice enough … [Read More...]

One Day at Universal Orlando: See Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure in One Day

I received a complimentary Universal Orlando VIP Experience from Choice Hotels for this post.  Post sponsored by Choice Hotels.  All opinions are my own During my recent trip to Kissimmee, I had the opportunity to visit Universal Orlando Theme Parks. There's so much to do and see at both Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, that you … [Read More...]

$250 CVS Gift Card and TRESemmé Prize Pack Giveaway!

Recently, I cut 17 inches off my hair (yes, I donated it.) When you've had hair that long for so many years, having it in a shoulder length bob is quite refreshing! No longer do I plan exercise or trips to the pool around shampoo days, and this winter I'm looking forward to reclaiming 30 minutes per day that would have been spend blow … [Read More...]