Uplifting Lemon Mint Sugar Scrub – Only 5 Ingredients!

Lemon mint sugar scrub recipe - great for gifts!

If there is a scent that always, always, always makes me happy, it is fresh squeezed lemons!  Those bright yellow fruits just scream, "Cheer up! Life is short!  You've got me, now make lemonade!"  So, partner my favorite cheery citrus with perk-me-up peppermint and you have one heavenly combo!  So cue the angels, because you are going to LOVE this easy, DIY uplifting lemon mint sugar scrub! Now, true story, I LOVE anything scrubby!  Foot scrubs, face scrubs, hand scrubs, scrubby bath … [Continue reading...]

We Planted our Pizza Garden!!

Starting seeds for a pizza garden with Scotts Nature's Care

This post brought to you by Nature's Care. All opinions are 100% mine. Remember the post where I committed to growing a pizza garden?  Well, with the help of Scotts Nature’s Care we are on our way to herbed pizza crust and homemade marinara sauce ... made with herbs and tomatoes grown in our very own pizza garden! Now, I am a self-admitted gardening newbie.  So, to give my little green babies the best shot at survival, I have been reading articles, pinning to my stuff that grows … [Continue reading...]

Mothers’ Day Basket Giveaway & Blog Hop!!

Mothers Day Basket Giveaway and Blog Hop - enter to win 1 or all 19 baskets!

I have been waiting for this day ever since I posted a cryptic question on Facebook a couple weeks ago!  In celebration of the best Little Madre this girl could have (and mothers everywhere!), I am joining 18 of my very favorite bloggers for a HUGE Mothers’ Day gift basket giveaway!!  My basket is just stuffed full to […]

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German Chocolate Cake Dip

German chocolate cake dip - tastes just like a slice of cake and frosting!

Yes, I have done it again.  Taken one of my favorite sweet treats and turned it in a dessert dip.  Can you blame me?  The loaded carrot cake dip was out of this world and the creamsicle dip was the perfect fluffy blend of orange and vanilla.  So today, since we are sneaking up on […]

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Creativity Unleashed Link Party #16 – Link ‘Em Up!!

Creativity Unleashed Host Projects week of 4-18-14

Ya’ll know I get up at 4am, right?  I start my “regular” job at 7:30am and have to drop Kaleb and a friend off at school first.  So, my mornings are spent with a little quiet time, blogging, returning emails, pinning on Pinterest and then a sprint to get every one up and at ‘em!  I […]

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12 Egg-cellent Easter Ideas ~ Featuring YOU!!

12 egg-cellent Easter ideas!

This week’s Creativity Unleashed Link Party was nothing short of amazing!  But then again, I’m not surprised – you all always rock it out! Since Easter is this weekend, I thought that sharing 12 of the most egg-cellent Easter ideas from the party was a smashing idea! These easy Easter ideas, recipes, projects, DIYs and […]

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Spring in Bloom ~ 45+ Spring Flower Projects!

Spring is in bloom! More than 45 gorgeous Spring flower projects!

I know, I know … Mother Nature has played a cruel trick on some of you with SNOW in APRIL!!  But I have just the thing to brighten your day!  How about more than 45 flower projects?  That’s right … wreaths, how-tos, tips & tricks, crafts, home decor and more! Spring is definitely in bloom! […]

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My {Almost} Easter Mantel or the Rustic Easter Decor on my Hutch

My {almost} Easter mantel!

So, I passed Spring right over in the home decor department.  I mean, I actually did decorate my hutch – or what I call my {almost mantel} – for Spring.  But promptly forgot to take any pictures before I swooped in and started adding bunnies.  This month, one sunny afternoon, when natural light came pouring in […]

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Sweet & Fluffy Creamsicle Dip

Sweet and fluffy creamsicle dip - delicious with fruit, pretzels and cookies!

We lived in the boonies growing up.  The nearest decent grocery store {according to my mother} was about 40 minutes away.  They didn’t even run cable TV lines to our area until about 2 years after we moved in.  So, that pretty much guaranteed that no ice cream truck ventured waaaaaaay out to our neighborhood. […]

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