72 Hour Kits and Emergency Supplies

72 Hour Kits and Emergency Supplies

Do you have an emergency preparedness kit ready to go?  Earthquakes, hurricanes, snow storms, power outages and floods could leave you and your family stranded at home for a few days without power or electricity. How many of you have an extra supply of food, water, and emergency items in your ... read more


The Party Bunch: Linky Party

Hi friends! Welcome to our link party! As always I am super excited to see your awesome DIY projects, crafts, recipes and awesome ideas! Last week there was a bunch of delicious Apple Recipes linked up to our party and I had to share. To see them all make sure to click below! Before we party come ... read more

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Homemade Mac and Cheese Recipe

I can't believe I haven't shared this recipe with you yet....!  After 5 years of sharing here, I sometimes get confused about what I have shared and what I haven't.  For some reason I thought I had shared our favorite Homemade Mac and Cheese Recipe with you.  My friend Stacie, asked me for it ... read more

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Getting Your Kids to Talk to You

School has started in these parts and three of our 6 kids are in school all day. Lots of things happen during school and I am always excited to hear about all that has gone one, when they get home. Not to mention staying in the loop with homework, events, upcoming activities, etc... Our daughter ... read more

We've Moved

We’ve Moved Card Printables

Are you moving soon? Let your friends and family know your new address with these fun We've Moved Cards.  They are a fun way to share the news of your recent move and are so easy to make.  Using Cricut's Print Then Cut feature all you have to do is load them into your Design Space and you can have ... read more

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Back To School Giveaway

Hello, friends! By now, I imagine there are lots of you who have kids already sent your kiddos back to school and many of you are getting close to sending them back.  We just started back to school yesterday! Next to Christmas, I swear this time of year is the next most expensive. Between new ... read more

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Banana Blueberry Muffins Recipe

*Compensation and/or product for this post was provided by Unilever via AOL Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Unilever or AOL. My kids love quick breads and muffins.  So when I bake them, they usually don't last ... read more


Peach Recipes

Peaches here in Utah are ripe and delicious.  Our oldest daughter had a soccer game up near some of Utah's best Peach Groves, so of course we had to pick up a box of peaches.  They are so good!  I could sit and eat them by the slice all day long, but thought it would be fun to find a delicious way ... read more


The Party Bunch: Linky Party

It's time to party!! Yay! Happy Weekend Sweet Friends! Who’s ready to PARTY? Come meet the crew & see our top picks from last week before we get started… Amy from The Idea Room, Mique from 30 Handmade Days, Heather from Whipperberry and Desiree from The 36th Avenue want to thank you ... read more


Family Command Centers

For those of you sending kids back to school, Family Command Centers are a great way to get organized! With the mass amounts of paper and homework that the kids bring home, a command center is a must to keep your sanity! I also love the idea of creating a central place for calendars, bills, a menu, ... read more