Beer Bottle Tiki Torches // A Fresh Take on the Homemade Wine Bottle Tiki Torch

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I've wanted to make some wine bottle tiki torches for some time now. You've probably seen them floating around on Pinterest -- I know I've seen several takes on them there. I actually went so far as to pick up most of the supplies at Walmart about a year ago, and I also started saving […]

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Refreshing Asian Cucumber Salad // Simple Summer Side

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Cucumber salad is, hands down, one of my favorite summer side dishes -- and with good reason. It's light, refreshing, and pairs well with just about any main dish. Plus, cucumbers are plentiful, fresh, and dirt cheap this time of year! I've shared my go-to Hungarian cucumber salad (a family heirloom recipe) and a delicious […]

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What’s In My Purse… Right Now // What’s In Yours?

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I've always been curious about those features in magazines where you get an inside glimpse at the contents of a celebrity's purse. Are they staged or for real? Regardless, it's always interesting to see the mix of items that they consider "must haves" -- isn't it?! While I definitely am NOT celebrity status, with the […]

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Refrigerator Deep-Cleaning 101 // A Clean Fridge Saves Time & Money

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This post was sponsored by P&G as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. Confession time... It's been far too long since I deep cleaned my refrigerator. Like, "I can't even remember when the last time is that I pulled everything out and wiped it down" […]

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Picnic Perfect Red, White & Blue Patriotic M&M’s Cookie Bars

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If you need an easy dessert idea for the upcoming 4th of July weekend, this is THE ONE! These cookie bars get a little patriotic treatment courtesy of a heavy dose of red, white & blue M&M's candies that I picked up at Walmart. Now, I love a good cookie as much as the next […]

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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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Spicy Horseradish Grilled Corn On The Cob // Fresh From Florida

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This post was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. Here in Ohio, summer parties just scream for a big platter of steaming grilled corn on the cob. Unfortunately, local fresh sweet corn won't be harvested until later this summer... Needless to say, I'm super thankful for the […]

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