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How to Keep Your Small Appliances Clean

April 3, 2020

You probably have several small appliances on your kitchen counter. Chances are, you wipe them off and dust them from time to time, but it’s also important to periodically give them a thorough cleaning to keep bacteria and dirt from getting into your food. Most of those gadgets have a handle or some type of […]

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Easter Egg Activity Ideas for Kids

April 1, 2020

Eggs symbolize new life, and at Easter time, children love all things eggs. If you’re looking for some fun ideas to keep you children busy, celebrate the Easter egg! Dedicate a day or theme your entire week with Easter egg activities. If you are looking for craft supplies, basket fillers or themed Easter eggs, check […]

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Looking for Your Next Binge? Check out Watchworthy!

March 31, 2020

Are you in binge TV mode right now? I’m still working, taking advantage of family time with the kids home, and have been spending a lot of time outside on our farm. Even still, I’m running out of shows to watch when I wind down at night. Plus, flipping through the variety of options we […]

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Flower Box Easter Basket Craft

March 30, 2020

While I love a great Easter basket, I think non-traditional baskets are super fun, too. As a practical person, I enjoy putting gifts in containers that can easily be reused or re-purposed later. That’s what inspired me to come up with a flower box Easter basket craft idea. The Flower Box Easter Basket is a […]

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Does CBD help you sleep?

March 28, 2020

For many years, I struggled not only to get to sleep, but to stay asleep. Turns out, I’m not alone. According to the American Sleep Apnea Association, it’s estimated that sleep-related problems affect 50 to 70 million Americans. We purchase a new bed (which has helped some.) Added supportive pillows (which also helps with my […]

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Survive and Thrive! Free online functional movement classes for mid-lifers!

March 24, 2020

When our state first suggested self-isolation, I quickly found myself slipping into a more sedentary routine. Some of my weekly physical activity was directly related to my volunteer roles, hiking and running daily errands. Removing these daily activities left me with gaps to fill, seeking ways to add more movement throughout the day around our […]

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Secret Garden Shadow Box Craft

March 23, 2020

It’s lovely to see celebrated stories from our childhood come to life. Perhaps you read “The Secret Garden” by Frances Hodgson Burnett as a school assignment. Or like me, maybe you saw the 1987 Hallmark film, fell in love with the story and then discovered the book. Maybe you are brand-new to learning about the […]

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ONWARD Memory Card Game and More! | Free Printable Activity Sheets

March 21, 2020

Did you miss the chance to see ONWARD in movie theaters? With cinemas currently impacted by closures due to the global health crisis, Disney just offered the film ahead of schedule to purchase on digital platforms. Read on for more details and enhance your fun with the free ONWARD Memory Card Game and activity sheets […]

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Cauliflower Gnocchi Brunch Skillet with Cauliflower Hash Browns with Sour Cream and Scallions

March 18, 2020

This post is sponsored by The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA). All opinions are my own. For more inspiration during #FrozenFoodMonth, be sure to check out delicious ideas from NFRA at EasyHomeMeals.com #MFFM2020 Spring is one of my favorite seasons for so many reasons, including Easter and Mother’s Day brunches. I absolutely love […]

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5 Natural Ways to Reduce Stress and Boost Your Immune System

March 12, 2020

COVID-19 is a hot topic right now and short of scrubbing your hands thoroughly every chance you have, what else can you do? Boosting your immune system and reducing stress in your life (which also has a direct impact on the health of your immune system) is a great place to start. Between demands at […]

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Is Hemp Farming For You? | National Hemp Expo 2020

March 1, 2020

This weekend marked the second annual National Hemp Expo in Louisville, Kentucky and the burning question on many of the attendees minds – “is hemp farming for me?” After two days of seminars and exposition floor conversations, aspiring hemp farmers may find the answer to that question still a bit cloudy. Speakers and exhibitors painted […]

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What’s the Difference between Organic Raw Honey and traditional Honey?

February 26, 2020

Honey has been known for thousands of years to be a healing agent as well as a foodstuff but what exactly is it and how can it be used? How effective is it? And is there a difference between organic raw honey and traditional honey found on supermarket shelves? Both the Ancient Egyptians and Greeks […]