tips & tricks

Super Simple Summertime Make Ahead S’mores Kits

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Warm summer nights call for hanging out with friends around the patio fire pit -- which in turn calls for s'mores, of course! But the part that I hate? I seem to always be the one stuck fumbling with the various boxes and bags, trying to keep everyone supplied with sticky marshmallows and melty chocolate. […]

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How To Remove Difficult Stains // Laundry Made Easy

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Eight-year-old boys and white soccer uniforms are like oil and water. I mean, really??? It's a safe bet that it will be dirty before we even reach the soccer fields... Luckily, this isn't my first rodeo! My older girls have the same uniforms, plus we've owned numerous pairs of white baseball pants over the years. […]

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12 Super Summer Recipes // Fresh From Florida

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This post was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. This time of year brings forth some of my very favorite types of produce in stores: blueberries, watermelon, sweet corn and tomatoes! Though it's pretty early to find locally grown crops here in Ohio, I'm super happy to […]

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5 Tips for Keeping Your White Clothes Looking Like New // Laundry Made Easy

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White clothing is the bane of moms everywhere. Am I right? I've strictly forbidden my husband to purchase white shirts in the future. I'm telling you, the man is a stain. magnet. And my kids... Just whose idea was it to buy white soccer uniforms?!? It's safe to say that I have more than a […]

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5 Tips For Getting the Most Out of Your Keurig Brewer

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When it comes to weighing the benefits and drawbacks of purchasing a Keurig Brewing System, the same questions seem to pop up over and over. "How does the coffee taste?" "Isn't there a lot of waste with all of those K-Cups?" And if you already own a Keurig, you might be wondering, "How do I […]

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7 Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself To Work Out

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The best way to get things done is simply to begin. In theory, it sounds simple enough, right? But I know there are many days that the thought of working out is about as appealing as listening to the sound of fingernails on a chalkboard -- a sound I endured daily in third grade, courtesy […]

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How To Host A Simple Wine Tasting Party with Sonoma-Cutrer

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards. All opinions are 100% mine. I'm no wine expert, by any means, but I do like to drink wine (a lot!) -- especially with friends so I can try a variety of wines without committing myself to drinking an entire bottle of […]

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