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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Homemade Taco Seasoning Spice Mix

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Updated from the archives -- originally posted in October 2012 I prefer to make my own homemade spice mixes whenever possible. I mean, why not? It takes just a few minutes to stir a few spices together, and the results are SO much better than anything I've ever purchased. One spice mix that I make […]

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Simple Budget-Friendly Taco Meat Recipe // Seasoned Ground Beef With Black Beans

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So when I shared how we survived spring soccer season, I completely spaced on one of our favorite quick and easy, budget-friendly meals... Tacos, of course! My kids will eat tacos any day of the week, be it Taco Tuesday (on a Wednesday...) or Fiesta Friday. In fact, sometimes I think that my teenage boys […]

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How To Shred A Rotisserie Chicken // Easy BBQ Shredded Chicken Sliders

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In just the past 3 weeks we've had 5 weekend soccer tournaments and 10 regular season games. That's 25 soccer games in under 21 days, plus practices, AND my oldest daughter squeezed in a few softball practices and a game when they didn't conflict with soccer. I'm tired just thinking back on it, but we […]

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Gilded Gold Glass Bud Vases \\ DIY Vase Idea

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I'm constantly amazed at the power a lowly little can of gold spray paint wields. It can transform even the dingiest, dirtiest knick-knack into a work of art, leaving you feeling a little bit like King Midas with the ability to turn things to gold with just a touch. Of course it's not quite that […]

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DIY Garbage Disposal Cleaning Tabs // How To Clean Your Garbage Disposal

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We've aaallllll been there at one time or another -- for me it was just yesterday morning . I walked into the kitchen, and my nose was assaulted with a very unpleasant odor... First I checked to see if our Weimaraner puppy had left any "presents" when my back was turned; nope. Next I checked […]

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Fun Facts About the History of Chocolate In America | American Heritage Historic Chocolate

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This post was sponsored by American Heritage Chocolate as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary product to facilitate my review. How well do you know your chocolate history? It seems like it's pretty common knowledge that the Mayans enjoyed a beverage similar to hot chocolate as many as 3,500 years […]

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