March 28, 2017

What Appliances Do You Use the Most?


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(In)courage…the Little Things


As we’re all trying to figure out what balance looks like in our own lives, I am certain of a few things. Sometimes it only takes an hour out of a seemingly hectic day to drop everything and simply go… […]

Starbucks Stock Up and a free cup on them


When Starbucks first opened, I’ll never forget thinking,  “Who in the world would ever pay $3.50 for a cup of coffee?” Well, millions of consumers later,  Starbucks has laughed its way to the bank while many personal pocket books have […]

And then there was Rest…


Do you remember those “all nighter” slumber parties as a girl? Do you remember how you felt the “day after”? Well, I think that feeling set in a bit early on our precious blessings. Good thing it’s the Sabbath… For […]

Painting a Laminate Cabinet Island


For years, I dreamed of having an open kitchen with white cabinets. Envisioning it filled with family and friends was the goal. I knew that laminate cabinets were our option because the alternative was not in our budget, nor was […]

Tasty Tuesday – it’s all about you!


Is anyone else cooked or baked out? Between my freezer cooking and then getting ready for our Easter feast – Whew…I want a siesta, but that’s not quite possible. 🙂 I can’t wait to share some of my recipes with […]

Enjoying the Little Things…Easter and a project


In the midst of life, “to do” lists and just lots of stuff,  there are moments when we choose to stop and smell the roses (or the fresh flowers adorning my Easter table works quite well too.) Because seemingly insignificant […]

Kmart Doubles Coupons – Dove Deal


Hundreds of Kmart stores are participating in Double Coupons this week April 4 – 10th. Kmart will DOUBLE your coupons up to and including $2 face value, which means if you have a $1.50 manufacturers coupon, it will double to […]

Make your Own Beans – Freezer Cooking (Refried Beans, Crock Pot Beans)


  It’s been a busy work day during this freezer cooking/spray paint my kitchen island kind of day. I have ten pounds of chicken cooking in some way, shape or form. I made up lots of turkey bacon, and then […]

Men’s (and Women’s) Sunglasses for $9.99


Edited: sorry, the deal is gone, but hopefully, it will be back soon. Everyone has been so pleased with the sunglasses they have purchased from my last posts, but there are still a few of you who keep missing it. […]