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  • Million Dollar Dip – Bacon Cheese Ball

    “The Cheese Ball”  Million Dollar Dip is known as Bacon Cheese Ball in my house. This is one of my most favorite snacks! When my husband and I were dating and we traveled to his home to meet his family, “the cheese ball” was waiting for us in the fridge. My mother-in-law has been making […] Read more…

  • Buffalo Mozzarella Sticks

    Snack Time Alright, friends… grab a comfy seat, turn on the TV, and get ready for a snack to remember. Don’t do this too often or you’ll end up looking like your auditioning to be the Christmas ham. Every once in a while though, we just need a break from behaving reasonably… enter Buffalo Mozzarella […] Read more…

Busy Women Loving Life

  • 9 Ways I Made Money as a Stay at Home Mom

    9 Ways I’ve Made Money as a Stay at Home Mom – this post contains affiliate links. The Crunch We’ve all been there. Money is tight and you’re trying to figure out how to pay the bills, buy groceries, and make it to the next pay day. This is the common story of roughly half […] Read more…

  • How This Working Mom Made an Extra $1910 this Month

    Thanks for stopping by to read about How This Working Mom Made an Extra $1910 this Month! This post contains affiliate links. Successful Side Hustle It happened again today; an email notification letting me know I received money! This has been happening several times a week recently. $150 here, $300 there, a $600 check over there. […] Read more…

Holidays

  • Puppy Valentine’s Box + Fun Valentine’s Crafts for Kids

    Puppy Valentine’s Box + Fun Valentine’s Crafts for Kids

    I love celebrating Valentine’s Day with my little one! Last year I created this collection of 16 Fun Valentine’s Crafts for Kids and it inspired some fun crafting activities with my daughter. This year we went all out and created an adorable Homemade Puppy Valentine’s Box. It took a couple of hours to make and […] Read more…

  • 7 Tricks for Easy Holiday Entertaining

    Thanks for visiting to check out my 7 Tricks for Easy Holiday Entertaining! I received free products in exchange for my honest review. Game Day With HORMEL GATHERINGS® When offered the opportunity to try a HORMEL GATHERINGS® Party Tray for free and offer you a chance to win a $15.00 coupon, I jumped at it! The […] Read more…

Food

  • Million Dollar Dip – Bacon Cheese Ball

    “The Cheese Ball”  Million Dollar Dip is known as Bacon Cheese Ball in my house. This is one of my most favorite snacks! When my husband and I were dating and we traveled to his home to meet his family, “the cheese ball” was waiting for us in the fridge. My mother-in-law has been making […] Read more…

  • Buffalo Mozzarella Sticks

    Snack Time Alright, friends… grab a comfy seat, turn on the TV, and get ready for a snack to remember. Don’t do this too often or you’ll end up looking like your auditioning to be the Christmas ham. Every once in a while though, we just need a break from behaving reasonably… enter Buffalo Mozzarella […] Read more…

Thrifty Living

  • One Pot Creamy Spaghetti

    One Pot Creamy Spaghetti I received a really nice comment from a reader of another cheap dinner recipe I shared some time ago: You may not realize it, but these kind of simple comments are like fuel in the gas tank for someone like me! I love sharing recipes, thoughts, and ideas with you and […] Read more…

  • 19 Tips for Holiday Entertaining on a Budget

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GPHolidayAtHome #CollectiveBias |19 Tips for Holiday Entertaining on a Budget It’s so exciting to host guests for a holiday celebration! But with all the things that we do during the months of November and December (travel, buying gifts, […] Read more…

Family Life

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    The Best Tablet for Kids

    This post contains affiliate links. These are placed to help you find the product being discussed. When you click a link and make a purchase, you will not pay anything extra but will be helping to keep this site running! Thank you for stopping by to read The Best Tablet for Kids. The Holidays are Coming! […] Read more…

  • Family Glamping Weekend – Grilled Pizza and Raspberry S’mores

    Family Glamping Weekend – Grilled Pizza and Raspberry S’mores A few months ago my little girl had a brilliant idea… camping trip! She wondered with her sweet little voice about all things related to camping; “Will we sleep in a tent?” “Can we roast marshmallows” “Will we make a fire?” It all sounds so magical […] Read more…

Healthy Living

  • 7 Smart Tricks to Remember to Take Your Vitamins 8

    7 Smart Tricks to Remember to Take Your Vitamins

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NatureMadeGummies #CollectiveBias 7 Smart Tricks to Remember to Take Your Vitamins Heaven help us, this mama is so busy! Motherhood responsibilities, kid activities, working full time, commuting to and from work, school stuff and homework, household responsibilities (AKA: […] Read more…

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    Bulletproof Coffee

    Thank you to Bulletproof for sponsoring this post. All opinions in this post are my own. Is there any time of year that is busier than the holidays?! My family celebrates Christmas and we go all out. There are presents to buy and wrap, visits with Santa, a stupid little elf to hide every night, […] Read more…

Faith

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    Christians Who Trick-Or-Treat

    Christians Who Trick-Or-Treat We are Christians who trick-or-treat. Well, my daughter does the trick-or-treating as my husband and I are just a bit too old! This is not me trying to convince you that we are right. I’m just wanting to share a little bit of my perspective on Halloween as a Christian. Whether you […] Read more…

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    Skipping Church on Mother’s Day

    Thank you for stopping by to read Skipping Church on Mother’s Day. This post may contain affiliate links. Photo Credit: Unsplash Looking Back Every day I look at Facebook’s “On This Day” app to see what I was up to exactly one year before. My posts seem to split into my own specific version of B.C./A.D.: […] Read more…