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50 different dips for chips! Divided up into hot dip and cold dip categories, these easy appetizer recipes are sure to please your crowd.

Dips for Chips! 50 Hot & Cold Dip Recipes

Few things are more universally loved than chips and dip. Whether for your tailgate or potluck, any one of these 50 dips for chips will be a hit! Find them below categorized by hot dip and cold dip. Now all you have to figure out is which kind of chips to serve! 50 Dips for Chips Hot Chip Dips Lasagna Dip Baked Artichoke and Arugula Dip Easy … [Read More...]

These strawberry Rice Krispie treat pops make the perfect Valentine treats for school.

Rice Krispie Valentine Treats for School

We just finished Sweet T's class Christmas party but it won't be long until I'm sending Valentine treats for school. Hopefully first grade is just as fun as Kindergarten or she's going to be very disappointed! These strawberry Rice Krispies treat pops make a festive, homemade Valentine's treat without taking up too much time or money. Save your … [Read More...]

If you are looking for easy gluten free desserts, try flourless cookies! Since these gluten free peanut butter blossoms are flourless, you won't have to worry about specialty flours. And with only 5 ingredients, these peanut butter cookies bake up in a jiffy!

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Blossoms

If you are looking for easy gluten free desserts, try flourless cookies!  Since these gluten free peanut butter blossoms are flourless, you won't have to worry about specialty flours. And with only 5 ingredients, these peanut butter cookies bake up in a jiffy! One of Hubs' favorite part of Christmas is enjoying his mother's traditional … [Read More...]

Decluttering tips: How to declutter a bedroom step-by-step

How to Declutter a Bedroom

Bedroom organization begins with decluttering! Learn how to declutter a bedroom in a few simple steps so you can organize and decorate to your heart's content. We have a very small master bedroom so knowing how to declutter a bedroom is something I had to learn quickly! I keep tabs on it regularly and every year after Christmas do a major … [Read More...]

How to Make Sugar Scrub: 25 Different Recipes!

How to Make Sugar Scrub: 25 Different Recipes!

  If you're wondering how to make sugar scrub, you've come to right place! Making body scrub from sugar is a simple process and while sugar scrub recipes vary, they all incorporate two basic ingredients: sugar (brown or white) and oil. Nature's Way Extra Virgin Organic Coconut Oil, 32-OunceDomino Dark Brown Sugar 2 Lb You can add … [Read More...]


Curate Free Recipes with Yummly!

If you're a foodie and haven't discovered Yummly yet, you're missing out! I've been using Yummly for personal use as well as a blogging tool for the past 6 months or so, and love how easy it is to curate free recipes to make for my family. If you're a blogger, you'll love how simple it is to submit your own recipe posts to share with the … [Read More...]

Christmas essential oils! 7 creative ways to use essential oils during the holiday season

Christmas Essential Oils! 7 Ways To Use Essential Oils During The Holidays

With Christmas just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about ways to use essential oils during the holidays around your home.  Essential oils have gained a lot of popularity in the last few years, and as you know we love the Young Living products and what they offer our home and family.  Here are some great ideas of how you can utilize … [Read More...]

These are such easy desserts to make for Christmas. No bake! Perfect alternative for Christmas cookies swaps or to make at the last minute.

Easy Desserts to Make for Christmas with Wheat Thins

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of NABISCO Cookies and Crackers. All opinions are 100% mine. These little Wheat Thins peanut butter chocolate bites are such easy desserts to make for Christmas. They are simple enough that kids can help make them. Sweet T certainly enjoyed making them with me. I love that they are no-bake and can … [Read More...]

Learn how to How to Decorate Your House for Christmas with Vintage Flair with this christmas home decor tour! |Home Tour 2015

How to Decorate Your House for Christmas with Vintage Flair

If you missed Deanna's Vintage Christmas Decorations for Outside, you can click the link to see what the front porch entrance of this 1920s historic home looks like. Now it's time to step inside and learn how to decorate your house for Christmas with vintage flair! How to Decorate Your House for Christmas with Vintage Flair When you first … [Read More...]

1920s historic home tour. Beautiful Vintage Christmas Decorations for Outside.

Vintage Christmas Decorations for Outside

We're back at Deanna's house this week for a peek at her vintage Christmas home decor! There's so much to see at her historic 1920's home, that I'm going to break down this home tour into sections. Today let's take a look at her vintage Christmas decorations for outside and find inspiration for our yards and porches. Then we'll work our way … [Read More...]

Learn how to make paper christmas ornament with pictures with this easy Christmas DIY. Fun Christmas ornament craft to with kids too!

How to Make Paper Christmas Ornaments with Pictures

Learn how to make paper Christmas ornaments with pictures! All you need is a few simple supplies to create these DIY photo album ornaments. In the years before blogging (and kids!) my aunt and I used to make and sell different paper crafts at craft shows. Our mini paper bag photo album Christmas ornaments were our most popular item. They … [Read More...]

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Join me for a #HolidayHappiness Twitter Party!

December may bring colder weather for most, but it is one of the warmest months in terms of holiday spirit! Whether you are sitting by the fire or out building a snowman your oral care might not be your first priority, especially because hot chocolate, cookies and candy canes are all so tempting during the holiday season. This holiday season, ask … [Read More...]

Some of the Best Photo Christmas Cards and they are available with same day service! Good news for those of us who feel so far behind each year

Our Best Photo Christmas Cards Yet!

December is here and my stress level is already ratcheting up thanks to the hustle and bustle of the season. Notes come home from Sweet T's school several times per week announcing yet another holiday development that requires something from mama. Various groups I'm in that meet on a monthly basis all want to get together for a special Christmas … [Read More...]

Use these 5 tips to prevent holiday weight gain and make your New Year's resolution easier to keep!

How to indulge this holiday season, without the guilt – 5 tips!

This time of year it's seemingly impossible to avoid the temptation of treats. The grocery stores give out samples, offices have them set out within reach. My neighbor’s offer them aplenty and you'll even find them in my own kitchen. Bowls full of candy and mints, festive plates piled high with cookies and bars. Even pies! Follow these simple steps … [Read More...]