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5 Yummy Soups You Must Try this Winter

Are you done with winter yet? I sure am! I’m trying really hard to enjoy the crisp air and snowy mountains. However, when February comes around, I tend to get antsy for spring. The one thing I do love during winter is soup…and lots of it! I make a soup nearly every week during the winter season. I’ve found quite a few that I like, but I’ll narrow it down to 5 to share with you. READ MORE »

Non-Candy Classroom Valentine’s Ideas

The other day my sister was a little irritated that her local schools don’t allow candy with their Valentine’s. However, the more we thought about it, the more it made us happy. There are SO many cute Valentine’s that don’t require sugar and they are just as fun, if not more so. Here are a few different ideas that you can use this Valentine’s Day. READ MORE »

5 Yummy Finger Food Recipes For Your Super Bowl Party

Guys, I really don’t care too much about football, but I do care about yummy food. This Sunday while all of you are watching football, I will be chowing down on delicious food. Here are 5 recipes that would be perfect to make this Sunday, they are relatively easy and the best part…no utensils required. Score! READ MORE »

The BEST Cheese Ball For Your Super Bowl Sunday Party!

I love Superbowl Sunday! It’s time together with family, chatting, cheering and enjoying being together. But even more so, it’s yummy treats and snacks all night long! In all our years of get togethers and parties, I’ve found the yummiest cheese ball to take to all your gatherings. And better yet, it’s easy! READ MORE »

The BEST Blueberry Muffin Recipe

Have you noticed blueberries on sale lately? I sure have. My kids like to eat a few fresh blueberries, but then I’m left with most of the carton uneaten. With that carton I decided to try and find a good blueberry muffin recipe ….I found it! This recipe and picture above were featured in the New York Times cooking. It’s truly amazing. My kids eat them so fast that I tend to double the recipe. They are great for lunches too. READ MORE »

Celebrate Valentine’s Day Without Buying Gifts!

Can you believe we’re almost done with January? That means Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Have you decided what you and your loved one are going to do to celebrate? At the beginning of this year we became debt free and with that we’ve become more conscious of what we’re spending money on. Together we’ve agreed that we won’t spend money to celebrate Valentine’s day but that doesn’t mean we can’t make it special. Here are some ways to celebrate without spending extra money! READ MORE »

10 Inexpensive & Fun Family Winter Activities

How many of you guys love the snow?? I’m still trying to get to that point. It’s winter time which means most of us are covered in snow and cold weather. If you are in that situation, then you’ll want to check out these fun 10 inexpensive activities that you can do with your family. READ MORE »

Online Classes You Can Take for FREE!

Often when someone talks about furthering your education that means heading back to school. But did you know there are tons of online classes you can take for FREE? This is a great way to advance your education for work or help land you a new job. There are classes on programming, graphic design, online marketing, language, and more! Here’s a few I found that might interest you. READ MORE »

Exercise on a Budget with these Tips

It’s January which means a lot of us will be starting out fresh with our goals of exercise. There are so many ways we can get our bodies toned and fit and you don’t need to break the bank. Maybe it’s time to try something new to keep you motivated. Here are a few ways you can exercise on a budget: READ MORE »

5 Easy Ways to Organize Your Life in the New Year

Welcome to 2020! I love starting out fresh with a new year. I am a list girl. I love having my day/week/year organized and ready for me. I love having meals organized and planned for the week. I love having a central location for all of our important papers, calendars and news. I love having tasks written down in my phone so I don’t forget important activities I have for the day. I love having a spot for every item in my home so clean up is quick. All of these simple thing help me stay organized. If you’re ready for a new year and to be a little more organized, here are 5 tips that will help you out. READ MORE »

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