Week in Review- Home Alone Edition 7-31-15

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Can you even believe that the moons aligned just right and Hubby and I found ourselves at home, ALONE, all weekend?  Yeah, you might wanna read that again!  Yes, ALL of the kids were banished out and about with friends all weekend and there we were, looking blankly at each other wondering what to do […]

Cashew Chicken Salad


Here I am, once again, sharing a recipe that gets rave reviews from friends & family!  This particular recipe is one that I only make in the summertime and it’s best served very COLD! Perfect for a hot, summer day!!  I have to give credit to my friend, Julie, for the recipe!  Isn’t it great […]

Week in Review- July 24th, 2015

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Gosh, we haven’t done an Awesome vs. Awkward post for awhile so LET’S GO FOR IT!! //Awesome// Summer Days with no schedule!! More time to Chillax with the pups! //Awkward// Accidentally washing my dark brown shirt with a dog bed.  Not a good idea. //Awesome// Son #2 making his lunch daily and taking it to […]

Summer Favorites 2015

Summer favs 2015

Summer is about half way done for us and I’ve got some pretty fun items to share with you for my Summer Favorites 2015! *This post may contain affiliate links This first item is for those of you who play sports or have kids that play sports- The Gatorade Squeeze Water Sports Bottle. This is […]

Week in Review- July 17, 2015

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A few of us, those who were out of bed before noon, popped over to our new house last Saturday and did a little painting.  (Saving the big bucks ya know!)  We just so happened to have a gallon of paint (Sherwin Williams “Coastal Plain”) in our basement that was nearly full, so we used […]

Week in Review- 4th of July 2015 Edition!

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The 4th of July weekend was a long weekend for us!! Minnie said “Let’s Hit the Road, People!!”  ROADTRIP!! We headed north to our house in Central Wisconsin.  Heading north means one thing- Relaxation! The guys hit the golf course a couple of the days! Book reading is always a good choice! Especially with faithful […]

Week in Review- July 3rd, 2015

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Our week started with a big treat…a trip to The Cheesecake Factory!  It was just Hubby, Sweet Pea and I, so we had a nice dinner and then ended on a sweet note- White Chocolate, Caramel & Macadamia Nut Cheesecake!  Oh, it was so decadent! On the way home from dinner, we decided to wander […]

Corn on the Cob- The Easy Way!

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I tried it, I tried it, and it works!!!   My Mom has been telling me about this way of microwaving corn on the cob and I’ve been hesitant to try it.  I guess the reason why I haven’t used this method is because I RARELY cook just 2 or 3 cobs of corn- it’s usually […]

Week in Review- Father’s Day Edition 5-26-2015

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Welcome to the Father’s Day Edition of my Week in Review!!  As many of you know, any celebration at our house begins with the FOOD, and we had PLENTY to go around!  We decided to make it easy peasy and order a bunch of chicken, mashed potatoes & gravy and good ol’ coleslaw from K.F.C.  […]

12 Elements of a Productive Laundry Room

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Because we are building a home and I want to design a laundry room that is totally functional, I decided to do a little research before we designed our space.  Thankfully, I ran into a website called The Clutter Diet and Lori had some great tips on designing a laundry room.  I watched one of […]