Marie Callender Comforts from Home

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This post brought to you by Marie Callender's. All opinions are 100% mine. Apple spice and pumpkin scents.   The sight of burnt red and orange leaves littering my entire neighborhood.   The smell of a hearty home cooked meal cooking in the oven.   These are just a few of the things that remind me of fall. And home. They ...

Maple Bacon Popcorn Ball Recipe

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Forget the kids, these delicious sweet and savory Maple Bacon Popcorn Balls are for the grownups (although the kids do love them too, I had to shoo the 3 year old away many times) I mean its real maple syrup.. and bacon... who doesn't love that? And who doesn't want to have a great popcorn ...

Jimmy Dean Delights Entrees #ShineAnytime

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In the last two years, my Husband and I have both been hit extremely hard with various health issues. I had to undergo surgery, while my husband was predicted to be insulin dependent for the remainder of his life. To say that we were shocked would be an understatement! How could this happen? We were ...

Vitamins to boost immunity

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It’s the time of year for colds again. It’s even worse when you have kids! The combination of the weather changing, pollen count, and being stuffed up in the house more often paired with the beginning of school and daily interaction with other germ spreading little creatures (aka children) makes it difficult to keep your ...

Best Photo Editing Apps

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You don't need a fancy DSLR camera to take great photos. You can create beautiful images with just your smartphone. How? By using photo editing apps! With these apps, you'll be able to edit photos, add filters, add text, and much more. Here are a few apps that are available on both iOS and Android ...

Mr. Peabody Pretzels

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The excitement was palpable in my house over the weekend because “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” was released on DVD last week, which became the perfect choice for our Friday family movie night! I decided to have a little extra fun and make this movie night into a viewing party with the kids’ friends. We enjoyed our ...

Hosting a {Family Friendly} Oktoberfest Party

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Does your family love to get together and party?   We do!   Any reason that we can get together and spend some time together is a good enough reason for us! While there are tons of holidays throughout the year that give us reason to celebrate, some are just more fun than others.   Oktoberfest is one of those!   What’s Oktoberfest?   This ...

Fabric Scrap Fall Wreath

Fabric Scrap Fall Wreath

I love wreaths and am maybe even a little addicted to making one for every holiday and season.  This is a really simple Fall Wreath made from fabric scraps and a few other inexpensive items.  It's a great wreath for anywhere in the home and will look beautiful through Thanksgiving. Fabric Scrap Fall Wreath Supplies: several colors and ...

Mocha Cornflake No Bake Cookies

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I found a fun, quick and simple little treat that will satisfy your sweet tooth and may even give you a little pep in your step! A little bit of coffee adds a great mocha flavor to these no bake cookies. Mocha Cornflake Cookies Ingredients - 4 cups cornflakes, any brand 1/3 cup light corn syrup 4 tbs. ...

Parenting Teen Drivers #STSafeDriver

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No matter how mature they are; or how well you’ve raised them… parenting a teen comes with a whole plethora of worries. One of the main worries comes hand in hand with the age-old rite of passage… the driver’s license.   Once your child has their license, it’s like they are unleashed into a great big world ...