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Online Shopping Tips to Save You Money

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Are you looking to save time shopping from home? Consider these online shopping tips and tricks to help you save money and make purchases you can feel good about. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your […]

Nanna’s Toffee Dream Pie – A Must-Make

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This recipe is a family heirloom; my mom has been making Toffee Dream since 1967. It’s the dessert worth fighting for. My mom found this recipe in one of my Gramma John’s cookbooks in 1967. It has been a family favorite for over 40 years now. Someone in our family is for sure making it on […]

A Simpler Season

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Plan now for a great holiday season. With a little planning and forethought, it can be a simpler season full of great joy. The holiday season will be quickly upon us. With Halloween in less than two weeks, I know that Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years will practically spring themselves on us. If I don’t […]

Make the Holiday Special with Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

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Make your young guests feel special by planning some Thanksgiving activities for kids. Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays if not the one at the top of the list. There’s plenty of good food, a chance to catch up with folks you haven’t seen in awhile, and — for kids — there’s loads of […]

Pretzel Berry Dessert

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A favorite on our holiday table is this Pretzel Berry Dessert. Luscious berries and berry-flavored gelatin top a layer of cream cheese nestled over a pretzel crust. Pretzel Berry Dessert is a traditional holiday treat that you’ve probably seen at potlucks and get-togethers. In some parts it’s called Strawberry Pretzel Salad. It’s called a salad […]

Meal Planning: Easy Meals for Busy Nights

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Well into the school year, it’s time to simplify dinnertime, if you haven’t already. Prepare easy meals for busy nights so you can save money and eat well. Although I am the quintessential food snob fairly particular about my food, my home has become fuller and busier over the years, and thus, my cooking habits have […]

A Germaphobe’s Review of ThredUp

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I’m a germaphobe and I don’t like shopping secondhand. But, I took a chance and here’s my review of ThredUp, an online secondhand clothing store. This post contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own. ON tshirt: $4.99; unbranded belt: $5.99 Can it really be just two months since I had that wake-up call in […]

Easy Ways to Keep Your Household Supplies Stocked

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As the manager of your home, make your tasks easier and streamlined by keeping your household supplies well stocked and orderly.  Thank you Cottonelle® for sponsoring this post. Stay tuned to the Cottonelle Facebook page for more great tips and tricks. I happen to be the Chief Operating Officer of my home. While that sounds like […]