How to Pick Healthy Plants at the Nursery

Spring is in the air and flowers and plants are getting stocked up at the local nursery. It is planting season my friends! Gardeners around the world wait impatiently for the last frost date to pass so they can get their flower and vegetable gardens planted. A few have started their seeds inside and are… [Continue Reading]

How to Pick Healthy Plants at the Nursery

8 Ways to Survive Summer Nights without an Air Conditioner

Summer brings lots of fun activities and memories to be made, but it can also bring hot, humid nights with it. Whether you are without an air conditioner, or just trying to reduce energy costs, don’t feel like you have to be consumed by the heat! Read on to find out how you can survive… [Continue Reading]

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6 Ways to Lower your Energy Costs This Summer

It’s almost summertime! This brings lots of fun activities, such as swimming, barbecues, and baseball games. Inside your home, it also brings the need for cool air. Thankfully, there are ways you can stay comfy inside without by breaking the bank with your energy bill! Frugal living and saving on the energy bill doesn’t have… [Continue Reading]

6 Ways to Lower your Energy Costs This Summer

Best Bang for your Buck on Blooming Flowers for the Garden

Growing flowers in our gardens is a wonderful way to bring vibrant colors and lovely scents to our outdoor space. Flowers though, can be a bit on the pricey side if buying them one plant at a time. Here are some great tips to get the best bang for your buck on blooming flowers for… [Continue Reading]

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Blissfully Delicious Banana Split Pie Recipe

I have a very special recipe for you today for a Banana Split Pie! I LOVE Banana Splits! But, I very seldom have them because they are so expensive and I can’t eat the whole thing. Well, I have a way around all that for you! This easy recipe for Banana Split Pie is so… [Continue Reading]

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Copycat Panera Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe

Who among us hasn’t eaten a Tuna Salad sandwich? I know at our house, it’s a go to meal when we need something quick and fast. But, who says it has to be boring? The next time you need an easy and simple meal, check out this simple and easy recipe for a Copycat Panera… [Continue Reading]

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Best Vegetables to Grow for Canning

Being able to grow your own vegetables which you can then can and store in the pantry for the winter is one of the most rewarding parts of gardening. Growing vegetables is the best way to enjoy fresh produce whenever you want, picking it right out of the garden and serving it up on the… [Continue Reading]

Best Vegetables to Grow for Canning

Plant Your Own Vegetables Family Day

Gardening can be a great activity to share with your family. In fact, if you have a plant your own vegetables family day, not only can you spend quality time together, before long you’ll also have “fresh from your own garden” vegetables to enjoy and share with others. Maybe you’ve never gardened much, but don’t let… [Continue Reading]

Plant Your Own Vegetables

​Five Cooking Mistakes You Are Probably Making

Cooking mistakes are common for even the most experienced chefs of the world. How common then are mistakes in your kitchen? Amateur cooks make mistakes all the time that are totally fixable and usually just a matter of a simple adjustment or two. In fact, certain mistakes seem to crop up quite often in kitchens… [Continue Reading]

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Three Season Vegetable Garden Plan

Creating a three season vegetable garden certainly takes a little planning, preparation and rearranging, but it is entirely possible to have vegetables growing in every inch of your garden bed for three whole seasons. Early spring and early fall are great times to rotate in cold weather vegetables that will produce a harvest quickly. As… [Continue Reading]

Three Season Vegetable Garden Plan

Growing a Mexican Cuisine Garden

Traditional Mexican cuisine relies heavily on the use of fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs to spice almost all of the dishes that are created. If you are a fan of Mexican food and want to be able to prepare a variety of dishes with food that you are able to grow in your own garden,… [Continue Reading]

Growing a Mexican Cuisine Garden

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This summer we will all be looking for cold drinks to quench our thirst. When the weather heats up and it’s hot and humid outside, one of our go-to drinks is lemonade. This Copycat Applebees Kiwi Lemonade is a tasty and easy twist on regular lemonade. It’s an easy recipe to make that’s sure to (Continue Reading…);

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Win a Scrubbing Bubbles Fresh Brush Prize Pack + a $50 Visa Gift Card!

Every year I do what they call Spring Cleaning. I’m not sure who started the tradition, but for me it has stuck. It’s a time to clean everything up, organize, and get a fresh start! The one room that is always dreaded the most when it comes to cleaning is the bathroom. Let’s face it, (Continue Reading…);

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Mellow World Reverie Handbag Giveaway!

For all of us with a handbag obsession, you can’t help but get excited! Just check out this GORGEOUS Mellow World Handbag!!! I love bright colors for Spring and Summer. They are so cheerful, bright and well…summery! Who said handbags had to be boring anyway?! Mellow World has a large assortment of handbags that are fashionable, (Continue Reading…);

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Have you heard the amazing Plexus yet? Plexus is the amazing Pink Drink that everyone is going so crazy over! It does wonders for your body! Not only does it do wonders for how you look and feel, Plexus “Pink Drink” levels your blood sugar out. This in turn has helped with diabetes, autoimmune disease, (Continue Reading…);

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8 Ways to Survive Summer Nights without an Air Conditioner

Summer brings lots of fun activities and memories to be made, but it can also bring hot, humid nights with it. Whether you are without an air conditioner, or just trying to reduce energy costs, don’t feel like you have to be consumed by the heat! Read on to find out how you can survive (Continue Reading…);

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Blissfully Delicious Banana Split Pie Recipe

I have a very special recipe for you today for a Banana Split Pie! I LOVE Banana Splits! But, I very seldom have them because they are so expensive and I can’t eat the whole thing. Well, I have a way around all that for you! This easy recipe for Banana Split Pie is so (Continue Reading…);

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Win It Wednesday 4/23/14

Win It Wednesday 4/23/14 It’s time for our Win It Wednesday Giveaway Linky for the week of 4/23/14! All Bloggers are welcome! Feel free to link up all your giveaways! Then, browse through and enter some yourself! You never know, someone’s gotta win! It may as well be you! BLOGGERS:  Please remember, all entries MUST (Continue Reading…);

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Click ‘N Dig! Key Finder Giveaway!

Koupon Krazed is joining in this Giveaway Sponsored by Click ‘N Dig! Hosted by Give Oh Giveaway How many times have you lost your car keys? Or, been late because of the missing car keys? I do my best to always keep mine in the same spot. But, there are those times without thinking or something (Continue Reading…);

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Win 2 Freebie Coupons for Purex No Sort for Colors!

In order to keep our clothes looking their best, usually we have to sort those bright bold colors. Don’t you hate it when they bleed off on your other clothes? UGG! Well Purex has came up with a solution that will save time on sorting laundry! Purex No Sort for Colors detergent features Anti-Color Transfer (Continue Reading…);

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Koupon Krazed is joining with Mom Does Reviews and a few of her Earth Loving Blogger friends to bring you this fun giveaway in honor of Earth Day, 2014! This adorable Green Toys Indoor Gardening Set is a cute and fun way to teach children the joys of gardening! It’s a fun activity for them to (Continue Reading…);

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Alberto VO5 Mega Hair Care Giveaway!

Sponsored by: Alberto VO5 Hosted by: Powered by Mom Blog , Koupon Krazed and an awesome group of bloggers It’s finally Spring here! But, winter time has taken a toll on my hair! The dry air from the heat just seems to suck the moisture right out of it, just like it does your skin. I (Continue Reading…);

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Win a Case of Beanitos Bean Chips!

I am a HUGE chip lover! I would rather have chips any day than something sweet. As a matter of fact, I eat them daily and if I’m not careful I can take out a whole bag by myself! It’s kind of a joke among my family. But, shoosh! We won’t talk about that. Instead, (Continue Reading…);

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Filling an arch or trellis with new plant growth is always a task that needs a lot of attention at the start and careful care for the duration of its life. As soon as you choose an herb that you want (Continue Reading...);

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Exotic Herbs to Grow Indoors and Out

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We've been having quite a time of it here in our icy wonderland. While we love our country setting, there are literally over 100 trees here.  It was part of our attraction to the property. Among the (Continue Reading...);

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Farm fresh eggs compared to store bought eggs

Have you ever wondered what the difference is in farm fresh eggs and store bought eggs? Is there a difference in brown and white eggs? Or, I have been asked before - do you need a rooster for a hen to (Continue Reading...);

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When it comes to slow cookery, many people envision large quantities of stew or big roasts. Of course, you can do these main dishes with your slow cooker, but what about something like appetizers? (Continue Reading...);

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This time of the year I always have a lot of extra vegetables from the garden.  But I don't want them to go to waste so I've turned to home canning as a way to help preserve them and cut down on our (Continue Reading...);

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Best Vegetables to Grow for Canning

Being able to grow your own vegetables which you can then can and store in the pantry for the winter is one of the most rewarding parts of gardening. Growing vegetables is the best way to enjoy fresh (Continue Reading...);

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