Cool Treats on Vacation and at Home

Cool Treats on Vacation and at Home #TruMoo #KeyWest AD

We just got back from a great vacation in Key West, Florida.  It was so nice to get away and wonderful to share new sites and experiences with my three kids and husband.  My husband and I hadn’t been to Key West in 20 years.  Back then, we just had one child and she wasn’t even a year old yet!  This time we needed a lot more space, […]

Spicy Marinated Hot Dogs

Spicy Marinated Hot Dogs #WhatAGrillWants AD #recipe

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Here’s one of my favorite recipes: spicy marinated hot dogs!  I love it because it’s not all about the toppings, though they can be as awesome as you want, this is all about the hot dog.  Marinating adds a spicy kick which is delicious whether you like to pile on the toppings […]

Homework Station for Teens

Homework Station for Teens #ad #DollarGeneral #makeover #diy

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You know how you have those areas in your house that you ignore?  Well, if you’re like me, you have those areas.  You know the ones, they only exist when you’re having company, otherwise that part of […]

Portobello Mushroom Pizza

Portabello Mushroom Pizza #GetSaucy #Ad

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This Portobello Mushroom Pizza is as delicious as it is beautiful.  I never thought I’d say this, being that I’m a maniac for carbs, but I don’t miss the crust.  It’s that good.  Another thing to love about it is that it’s easy to make.  I’m using a jar of […]

Great Grill Recipes for Your Summer Celebrations

Great Grill Recipes for Your Summer Celebrations #KingOfFlavor #Ad

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Have you ever wished that you could just grill your whole meal from beginning to end?  Your wish is granted!  I’ve got three great grill recipes to share with you today and I think you’re going to love them!  I’m using  […]

When I Decided to Get Over It and Started Enjoying My Life

When I Decided to Get Over It and Started Enjoying My Life #GiveHeartburnARest #Ad

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I used to be really afraid of heights.  I still went up to high places, if I had to, but I let my fear get in the way of fully enjoying some really cool experiences.  One day, I had a defining thought moment.  I […]

S’mores Party Backyard Bar

S'Mores Party Backyard Bar #LetsMakeSmores #Ad

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It’s a S’Mores Party, y’all!  Well, it doesn’t have to be a party to make s’mores, right?  I’ve stood over the stove and roasted a marshmallow mid week.  That’s what I love about making s’mores.  They make a summer get-together even more fun.  They’re […]

My Crazy Weather Travels in May = Get New Tires

My Crazy Weather Travels in May = Get Good Tires #DareToCompare #ad #travel #vacation

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May has been a wacky travel month for me.  I’ve had a great time, it’s just been weird with unpredictable weather.  Did you see any of the sudden flooding in Atlanta a few days ago?  That was some crazy stuff!  My husband and I went away for the weekend […]