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What Should I Look for in BBQ Sauces?

You’ve got a BBQ sauce that you’re sure will be a hit. Now you want to find someone who can handle the manufacturing and ensure the product is true to your vision. There are plenty of private label food manufacturers who are capable of producing the number of units needed and fill orders to supermarkets, restaurants, …

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Time For New Windows? A Contractor Can Help You Make Affordable Choices!

You think it’s time for new windows. How will you go about choosing replacements that are functional, energy-efficient, and affordable? The best solution is to call a trusted contractor and arrange for a replacement windows consultation. Here are some examples of how the contractor can help.  Going Over the Results of the Assessment Before making …

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These Delivery Services Will Help You Out While Being Stuck at Home

Now that we are all at home and being told to stay inside, using various auto-ship and delivery services can help minimize contact with germs. If you have been to Walmart, Kroger, Publix, Costco, Sam’s Club and whatever grocery store you have — you have seen the mass hysteria and cleaning out of shelves. Stores …

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How to Organize and Stock Your Pantry (plus a free Master Pantry List Printable for You!)

Today I am showing you how to organize and stock your pantry so that you can be ready to cook amazing meals for your family. I have worked hard over the years to build a stocked pantry that I am proud of. Keeping certain things on hand makes it easy for me to create a …

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Create Beautiful Wall Art with Bumblejax

This post has been sponsored by Bumblejax. Products or compensation were received in exchange for sharing this post. All opinions are 100% my own. We love decorating our walls at home with photos we snap — whether it’s of our animals or if we are on vacation. Normally, when I choose to create a new …

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Crafting a DIY Sharpie Mug Brings Out the Coffee and Meaningful Conversations

This craft for a DIY Sharpie Mug is the perfect fall or winter craft for you and your friends. It is simple and easy to make and will have you laughing and drinking lots of delicious coffee! During the holidays, one of my all-time favorite things to do is to have make and take days. …

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How to Embrace the Second Phase of Your Life

This shop has been compensated by Schwarzkopf. #CareWithKeratin #sponsored As I write this, I am beginning to look at myself with new eyes. No longer am I a homeschool mom filled with days of schoolbooks and lesson plans. No longer am I this stay at home mom devoted to her children’s welfare. No — I …

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How to Create an Anniversary Scavenger Hunt

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SlimJimYourHoliday #CollectiveBias Today is my 22nd wedding anniversary. I still cannot believe that I have been married to Stephen for that many years. We dated for 3 years before we got married, so this year is special for …

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How to Decorate Your Trunk for Trunk or Treat

Every year, businesses and churches get involved in hosting a Trunk or Treat for the kids in the neighborhood. It’s a safe way to pass out candy to families and they know that everyone involved can be trusted. This year, I’m getting in on the fun and I thought I would show you just how …

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How to Make A Gallery Wall with Travel Photos

The moments and memories that we create when we’re traveling tend to find their way into moments frozen in time on our camera roll albums and our social media feeds, but you may be doing yourself a disservice of sorts if you haven’t yet considered bringing your best photos from those vacations into your home …

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Summer Fun Bucket List – 10 Things Everyone Should Do This Summer

I grew up on the water. From the time I was about 3 years old, my family has spent many years at the lake Every summer we would load up the camper, the boat, and our large family and head out to the perfect spot. We would spend hours every day on the water either …

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Monday Morning Motivation: How to Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half

Hey guys! I’m starting a new series every Monday morning here on the blog. Monday is always my nemisis for the week, so to keep this day in check, I decided to start doing a Monday morning motivation post. This week we are going to tackle our grocery budget. I am going shopping today for …

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#HappierHolidaysSweeps Creating Holiday Family Memories Through Travel, Food, and Crafting

I am partnering with an amazing hotel chain today to tell you how to have a happier holiday through their #HappierHolidaysSweeps, sponsored by Country Inns & Suites. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. My family is known for doing wild and crazy things during the holidays. Our motto is — “As …

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Why Golf Training Benefits All Golfers

If you’re downright impatient, you’ve got the wrong sport as it relates to golf. Golf requires a lot of patience. If you haven’t played golf before, you may think since the ball is stopped, it does not move, and an opponent is not running towards you, it should be easy, right? However, when you practice golf …

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How to Keep Your Dish Towels Fresh & Clean

Dish towels are an integral part of many kitchens. They help keep the kitchen clean and sterile. They’re also an excellent alternative for paper towels, thus preventing wastage by a margin. However, they can also be the storehouse of a cesspool of bacteria if they’re not taken care of well. Our kitchen is exposed to …

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12 Surprising Things You Inherited From Your Parents

Human development is influenced not only by the environment, upbringing, and financial capabilities of the family. The appearance and personality traits are often genetically determined. To what qualities and personality traits do we have a genetic predisposition, thanks to loving parents? Scientists identify at least 12 characteristic features. What Things You Got From Your Parents? …

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How to Embrace Eustress (the good stress) and Live a Fulfilling Life

For so long, we’ve used the word “stress” and always associate it with a negative or bad experience. But if you’re like most people, you probably didn’t know that there is indeed a such thing as “good stress.” This good stress is referred to as Eustress (pronounced YOU-stress). Eustress is a positive form of stress …

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How to learn more about the type of toys your children like

Most parents have bought a toy before that their children do not play with much. It is disappointing when that happens, especially if it is expensive or was difficult to get a hold of. Fortunately, there are some simple things you can do to considerably reduce the chances of your ending up in that situation.  …

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What Can Parents Do to Prevent Birth Injuries?

If you’re expecting a baby, it’s natural that you’d worry about birth injuries, and you’d want to do whatever you can to prevent them. However, the causes of most birth injuries are outside of parents’ control.  There are certain conditions that will make it more likely that an injury to a newborn may occur. Some …

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Here’s What You Need to know if you’re Hiring a Professional Cleaning Service

As our lives are getting more hectic as we grow older, cleaning our home becomes less of a priority than before. Between taking care of your children and clocking extra hours at work, cleaning becomes a tedious and daunting chore. Even so, cleaning our home is still very important, especially in the spring with all …

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