Boar’s Head Boldest Bracket Challenge #BHBoldestBracket

Boar's Head Boldest Bracket Challenge #BHBoldestBracket

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Boar’s Head Brand for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. When it comes to deli meats and cheeses, Boar’s Head always seems to be at the top of everyone’s lists in regards to quality and flavor. Boar’s Head creates flavors like no other. I’m {Read More…}

Black-Thumb Apartment Gardening: Part I

Scott's Gro-ables by MiracleGro Black Thumb Apartment Gardening

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gro-ables for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. For years I’ve wanted to grow my own herbs and vegetables. I’ve purchased books, read countless articles on the web and even got so close as to standing in the garden section of the local home {Read More…}

How Melissa Got Her Groove Back

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You may have arrived here after searching for Le-Vel Thrive and then stumbling upon my post about when I started my Thrive 8 Week Experience. In the post, I told you how I found it and shared some testimonials. It’s been quite a popular post, but it’s time for the follow-up. You’ll notice, I originally {Read More…}

I Make THE BEST Sandwiches #TeamBelinda #SandwichesforChiari

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Sandwiches for Chiari Malformation I’ve been trying to teach my 14-year old son independence. I’ve spoiled him a bit and adulthood is fast approaching, so I’ve decided to stop making sandwiches for him on the weekends. In general, I’ve been trying to encourage him to make his own something on the weekends, at least for {Read More…}

Success

  To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden {Read More…}

Tell Me About It Tuesday #bloghop

Tell Me About It Tuesday Blog Hop

Welcome to Tell Me About It Tuesday Thank you to our hosts Sweet Silly Sara Woman of Many Roles Saving For My Family Melissa Say What? Last Week’s Most Popular Link DIY Pretty Planners by Tip Junkie April’s favorite was Loaded Twice Baked Potato Casseroleby Spend With Pennies Melissa’s favorite was Pirate Valentine Suckers by The Joys of Boys {Read More…}

Tell Me About It Tuesday #bloghop

Tell Me About It Tuesday Blog Hop

Welcome to Tell Me About It Tuesday! Brought to you by our lovely hosts: Sweet Silly Sara Woman of Many Roles  Saving For My Family  Melissa Say What?   Calling all bloggers! Come link up your posts! We welcome anything except giveaways, Etsy shops or products/services you are selling. Please visit a few links and {Read More…}

2014 Hot Food Trends

2014 Food Trends

Become a Dining Daredevil in 2014! Restaurant.com releases their Hot Food Trends for the New Year. Break free from the same-old dining routine in 2014 and try something new with the help of Restaurant.com. To help you start your own dining adventures, Restaurant.com has compiled the 3 hottest trends to conquer at local restaurants near {Read More…}

Benefits of a Halogen Oven

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January is a popular time of year when people start thinking about getting healthy or losing weight with New Year’s resolutions. Most people immediately turn to diet and exercise resolutions only to fail after a month or two because they’re depriving themselves of the foods they love. I’m a firm believer in baby steps. Just {Read More…}

Cream Cheese Kolaches with Fruit Topping/Filling

Cream cheese kolaches with fruit filling

Kolaches (Ka-LACH-keys) are a Czech pastry and Polish pastry. Making Kolaches was always a family tradition from the time my mother married my stepfather (aka Dad), when I was about 8. My stepfather comes from a Polish background and grew up in Cicero, a suburb of Chicago, Illinois. It’s been at least 7 years since {Read More…}

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