Garth Brooks loves moms #GarthLovesMom

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Sigh... I already loved me some Garth Brooks having seen him in concert twice in his earlier years-  whoot! That man has some energy and soul that shows through in his voice with every song he sings from a gut wrenching ballad to a rocking number meant for line dancing. He has just released a ...

DIY Cranberry Body Scrub

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Listen, I love a good scrub.  Maybe too much.  Being able to make my own at home? I love it.Knowing exactly what's going into things I'm putting onto my biggest organ, my skin, and having control?  Fantastic.  So if you like to indulge in the bath/shower, or want to spoil a friend with a sweet ...

Ribbon Christmas Tree

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I love to add something special to my gift wrapping.  Sometimes it is a simple piece of pine or berries, other times I tie a little ornament on, but this year I've made a simple Ribbon Christmas Tree for my packages.  Well, actually I made lots of them for my holiday gift giving.  They are ...

What Is Your Holiday Decorating Style? #BestDressedHome

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Kmart And Sears Want To Know: What Is Your Holiday Decorating Style? ‘Tis the season to be jolly! Fa la la la la la la la la!"  What does jolly look like in (or out of) your home? Have you decorated for Christmas yet? While some people are procrastinators, others have had their decorations up since ...

Gift Ideas for Beer Lovers

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This post brought to you by Great Clubs. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. Five Great Gift Ideas for Beer Lovers Are you a beer drinker? Beer is a beverage that can be enjoyed by everyone from the president of your company to the plumber who is fixing your kitchen sink. ...

Tips to Surviving the Holidays with a Baby #TisTheSqueezin

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Happy Family Products for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Tips to Surviving the Holidays with a Baby Being a parent can be so overwhelming, especially when it happens for the first time. Kids do not come with an instruction book, so when they ...

Make Your Holiday Shopping Count: Show You Care With We-Care

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Make Your Holiday Shopping Count: Show You Care With We-Care   When the time allows, which is not often, I love to settle in and watch a little TV. Hey! It is cheap entertainment, right?! For 30 minutes or even a few hours, I get to lose myself in my favorite shows. If you like to keep ...

#BegginforPresents Party Recap (Furry Cuteness Inside)

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Triad Retail Media for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Year-round, Purina works to give you the best options in food and treats for your pets. You can visit a Walmart store for great prices on Purina products, or go online to the Purina® Pet Park ...

Chocolate Sugar Cookies with Egg Nog Icing

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This recipe is one I've been kicking around since I visited Mount Vernon in September. Given my love of George Washington and chocolate, this wasn't a stretch to come up with.  Knowing GW liked chocolate too?  Even better (even if chocolate wasn't really truly enjoyed in baking until after he was gone...) but I did ...