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Coffee Sugar Scrub Tastefully Crafted

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Green Mountain Gringo all-natural chips and salsa for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. With summer coming to an end I need to start giving my feet some extra care. I tend to go barefoot as much as possible when it's warm, so my poor feet take a beating.  Making Coffee Sugar Scrub was … [Continue reading]

Trident Smiles Across America Donation & Giveaway!


Thank you to Trident for sponsoring this conversation and supporting Smiles Across America.  Being able to laugh, smile and enjoy every moment of this great life is so important to me. Making your health and well-being a priority is good for you and your family too. Keeping your mouth and teeth healthy promotes your overall health and … [Continue reading]

Provost Academy: Putting the Social into Online Learning for Kids


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Provost Academy for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. It's no surprise to me that online learning for kids has continued to expand and become a favored way for kids to experience education.  The internet has expanded our thinking and provided online learning for kids that can … [Continue reading]

Do You Know How to Freeze Tomatoes?

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A few weeks ago, our garden was overflowing with juicy, ripe red tomatoes. Yum! There was only one problem. We had plans to go camping for a few days. I was nervous that the tomatoes wouldn't wait for me. Plus, everyone knows when you return from vacation, you have lots of things to do to catch back up on the chores you missed while you were gone. … [Continue reading]

20 DIY Halloween Decorations

20 DIY Halloween Decorations

These DIY Halloween Decorations are a great way to get your house ready for Halloween!! I love creating crafts with my kids to get them ready for the upcoming holiday, and its also frugal as well!! We have made them in past years for gifts for family as well!  20 DIY Halloween Decorations To Check Out: Milk Jug Ghost Halloween … [Continue reading]

Honey Roasted Ham and Pineapple Wrap

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Thanks to Hillshire Farms for sponsoring this delicious Honey Roasted Ham and Pineapple Wrap recipe.  All the yummy goodness of this recipe belongs to Just 2 Sisters. All content of this post is our honest experience with the products. #HillshireNaturals  Just like most families, we are busy! I try my best to not let the busy get in the way … [Continue reading]

25 Easy Apple Recipes For Fall

25 Easy Apple Recipes

  Fall is almost here which means its a great time to find new Apple Recipes!  I love picking up apples at our local farmers markets!!! Be sure to follow us on -> Pinterest to see more great recipes and crafts!  25 Easy Apple Recipes  Apple Smiles PB&J Apple Oatmeal Recipe Caramel Apple Dip Recipe Caramel … [Continue reading]

Keep Your Aging Parents Safe at Home

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Thank you to VTech for sponsoring this important conversation; keep your aging parents safe at home.  Keep your aging parents safe at home What comes to mind when you hear that phrase? For me it means, that aging parents are important, deserve respect and need to be able to keep their dignity intact. I think families need to have … [Continue reading]

Protect Your Tech with SIMPLR™ $150 Amazon GC Giveaway

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Protect Your Tech is a sponsored post written by me on behalf SIMPLR™. Protect Your Tech As a family with a lot of kids...young and is often a blessing and a curse. We all love to use many different devices; we have iPads, iPhones of varying shapes and sizes, a couple of androids mixed in for fun, as well as the typical … [Continue reading]

Stretch Your Back To School Shopping Budget

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To encourage others to stretch your back to school shopping budget and give  to your community I was provided $25 by our sponsor Ebates to purchase a backpack and school supplies. I was not compensated in any other way for this post. #givingbackpack #ebates My full time job is in the social services field. I see a lot of children … [Continue reading]