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Nutter Butter Snowmen Cookies {no bake}

Nutter Butter Snowmen Cookies {no bake}

I knot it's not snowing yet in many places but these Snowmen cookies would make a great addition to your Christmas Cookies! Plus, it is a fun cooking craft you can do with the kids and they'll love the final outcome - cute Nutter Butter Snowmen cookies!  There is no baking involved, just some melted chocolate and a lot of fun! Nutter Butter Snowmen Cookies Snowmen Cookie Ingredients: 1 package  Nutter Butter Cookies 1 package of Ghirardelli White Chocolate Wafers Variety of  colors M & M candies Royal Icing Ingredients:  2 egg whites 1 C powder sugar 1/2 tsp cream of tartar 1 tsp vanilla Black gel food coloring Snowmen Cookie Directions: Before you begin, line a cookie with wax paper....

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Craftsy Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deal – Get a 1 Year Membership for just $0.79!!

Craftsy Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deal – Get a 1 Year Membership for just $0.79!!

The Black Friday ad Cyber Monday Craftsy Sale is LIVE!  Get your Craftsy Premium Membership for only $0.79 for your first full year (normally $89.99)!!  This would make a great for yourself or gift to someone else. They have classes for all levels and all ages. The Premium Membership gives you access to over 1,500 premium online classes including exclusive live-streaming classes and tons of downloadable resources. Plus, as a Craftsy premium member, you can share your membership with 3 of your closest family or friends for no additional cost.  It's something the entire family can enjoy. They have classes for Cooking, Baking, Sewing, Drawing, Painting, and many more. Make sure you are...

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14 Tasty After School Snacks

14 Tasty After School Snacks

I don't know about your kids, but when my girls walk through the door after school, the first thing they say is "I'm hungry"!  Without a doubt it happens each time.  I don't even get a 'Hi Mom!'.  If you have hungry kids after school, check out these snacks that are perfect for after school. Tasty After School Snacks String Cheese Pencils | Money Wise Moms – These cute pencil look alikes will please your kids and give them a neat snack to show off at school or at home! Homemade Mango Fruit Roll-Ups | Just a Taste – This is a great way to make sure your child is getting a serving of fruit every day! DIY Frushi | Kids Activities – These are super cute and will encourage your child to eat...

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Summer Activities to Keep Kids Active

Summer Activities to Keep Kids Active

Summer is here and the kids are out of school.  While my girls do play well together and independantly, there are times when I need to occupy them with activities.   Some weeks it's difficult to think fun things day after day.  That's when I turned to Pinterest for some ideas. Check below for 20 summer activities that will keep your kids busy at any point in the day! 20 Summer Activities to Keep Kids Active Get them Moving Glow-in-the-Dark Volleyball | Me. Myself, and Tena - Looking for an evening activity to get the kids moving?  Then use these great tips on how to have a glow-tastic night of volleyball! Noodle Wicket Ball | My Kids’ Adventures - Get the kids to play a game together and...

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Organize Your Home with Four Decluttering Strategies

Organize Your Home with Four Decluttering Strategies

I am forever trying to organize and then organize again! When we moved 2 years ago, I got rid of a lot of stuff.  Our last house was smaller and therefore a little bit cluttered - something like these small apartment organization tips and tricks would certainly have come in handy in that space!  After being here for a while, we’ve become more comfortable with the space and things have been “collecting again”.  So in an effort to get more organized this summer, I’ve been trying to declutter where clutter has collected. Here are Four Decluttering Strategies The first basic rule of decluttering a home is, that if something hasn't been used or even seen in two years, it is unnecessary.  Get...

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26 Ways to Add Red, White, & Blue to Your  Party

26 Ways to Add Red, White, & Blue to Your Party

  Add Red, White, & Blue to Your 4th of July Party It's that time of the year to celebrate the beginning of summer and the 4th of July!  It'll be here before we know it so it's time to start preparing.  There is nothing I love more than the colors Red, White and Blue together - festive, colorful and bright!  If you enjoy a 4th of July party theme, check out these 26 ways to add Red, White & Blue to your 4th of July Party.  Also, a fun dessert the kids can help you make are these Red, White and Blue Jello Cups! 4th of July Decorations Ideas The first thing you want to do is plan the decorations!  Here are some great DIY ways to decorate your party from the invites to the table!...

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Five GREAT Italian Herbs That You Can Grow

Five GREAT Italian Herbs That You Can Grow

Italian seasoning is one of the most commonly used seasonings, created from a combination of very well-paired and flavorful Italian herbs. The herbs that are needed to make your very own Italian seasoning are easy to grow in your own small herb garden outdoors in a bed, in containers or even indoors near a sunny window. Once your garden is growing you can start collecting and drying the herbs needed to put together a homemade recipe that will taste better than anything store bought. There are five basic Italian herbs that are used to create Italian Seasoning. Use these tips to help you grow and gather what you need to make enough for all your cooking needs. Five GREAT Italian Herbs That...

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Detox Water Recipes to Kick off Summer Right

Detox Water Recipes to Kick off Summer Right

Summer is almost here and that means swimsuit season.  On top of that, you will be wearing clothing that most likely will be showing more skin.  You won't have to be embarrassed this summer with any unwanted pounds.  Try one of these detox water recipes to help you reach your healthy goals! 15 Detox Waters to Kick off Summer Right Fruit Detox Waters Blackberry Sage Flavored Water | Skinny Mom - During the summer months, a refreshing drink is essential for surviving the heat.  When you sip on this mixture all day, you are sure to cool off! Strawberry, Lime, Cucumber, and Mint Water | Back to Her Roots - Strawberries and good for detoxing your body and they are a natural teeth whitener too!...

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15 Spicy Sriracha Recipes

15 Spicy Sriracha Recipes

Sriracha is the new buzz and ranges through all ages and generations.  It's been around for a while but just recently became a famous household condiment.  Personally, I got addicted to it as well.  It has a super spicy kick but, like a lot of hot sauces, it doesn't leave you hanging in the taste department.  Check out these 15 Spicy Sriracha Recipes we found that not only sound amazing, but look amazing too!! 15 Spicy Sriracha Recipes Sriracha Cauliflower Bites with Peanut Dipping Sauce | Kim’s Healthy Eats - Are you in to using cauliflower as a substitute for some of your food? Try this zesty appetizer! Sweet and Spicy Sriracha Tofu | It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken - If you're in to vegan...

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200 Rainbow Wood Craft Sticks for under $7 shipped

200 Rainbow Wood Craft Sticks for under $7 shipped

Rainbow Wood Craft Sticks Summer is coming and you may want to update your craft supplies for the kids.  I found this 200 pack of Rainbow Colored Wood Craft Sticks for only $6.24 on Amazon and they ship free with Prime.  They come with a storage bag too.  These are great for so many crafts. Here are some of our favorite crafts: Make Crafts Using Broken Crayons Father's Day Crafts for Kids to Make Popsicle Stick Crafts Grab this Digital Craft Ideas Magazine for just $3.39, no coupon needed! Don’t have Amazon Prime? That’s ok you can Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial to see what it’s all about! Once you try it out, if you decide it’s not right for you, you can cancel before your trial is up...

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10 Things to Look At on Pinterest

10 Things to Look At on Pinterest

Pinterest, Pinterest, Pinterest.  It's what everyone is talking about. Pinterest is the place to hang out.  It's where all the cool kids hang... or the cool moms.  It's the place to get great ideas, to learn new DIY skill's, to get inspired, to find great recipes (and sometimes bad ones),  and to waste a lot of time.  Haha.  Seriously I am sure you've all wasted time getting sucked into Pinterest at least once or twice.  I know I have about 100 times a week. But that's not so bad.   Pinterest inspires me to do things, to make things, to try things and to blog sometimes too!  I get ideas and think to myself (being a blogger that is) "I can do that too and I can blog about it!".  I have a...

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Choosing Great Herbs to Grow In Pots

Choosing Great Herbs to Grow In Pots

. Choosing Great Herbs to Grow In Pots Herb lovers don’t need a lot of space to grow their useful plants. Herbs can be grown in containers on the patio, porch, windowsill, or under lights. Imagine the money that can be saved by growing one’s own herbs for cooking? Herbs make attractive plants adding beauty as well as function to the home. So where to start and which herbs do best in containers? Let’s begin with the best herbs to grow for culinary use. Basil, parsley, chives, mint, oregano, thyme, and French tarragon are a few of the most popular. All do well in containers. Basil is an annual, which means it will grow for one season, go to seed, then die. The thing to remember is to harvest...

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30 Packs of Garden Seeds for $.50 each!

30 Packs of Garden Seeds for $.50 each!

  Grab this 30 pack set of seeds on Amazon right now for less than $15 shipped with Amazon Prime!  That makes each seed packing just $0.50!  This is a GREAT variety of seeds. If you are new to gardening, make sure you check out my post 10 Easiest Veggies to Grow in a Garden! Don’t have Amazon Prime? That’s ok you can Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial to see what it’s all about! Once you try it out, if you decide it’s not right for you, you can cancel before your trial is up and pay nothing. Some of my favorite benefits of Amazon Prime: * Instantly watch thousands of movies and TV episodes * Borrow Kindle books * Get unlimited FREE two-day shipping (no minimum order size)

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82 Pcs Garden Tools Set for under $25

82 Pcs Garden Tools Set for under $25

Grab this 82 Piece Garden Tools set for under $25 on Amazon right now with Free Prime shipping.  If you don't have Prime look below to to see all the benefits of having Amazon Prime. This set meets all your needs in your garden, helping you create a vibrant and colorful garden paradise. Easily till, dig, plant, spray and comprehensively handle any indoor or outdoor gardening scenario: vegetables, herbs, flowers, & more! Comprehensive & complete gardening tools set for your garden, lawn and yard.  This set also included 9 pcs mini succulent tools set, suitable for succulent plants, bonsai plants and indoors for small plants, etc. A must-have for gardening lovers. Don’t have Amazon...

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Breakfast Ideas for Kids

Breakfast Ideas for Kids

I've seen it in movies and I've seen it in real life.  You finally get the kids up and to the table and they start complaining about what you made for breakfast or everyone is running crazy around you and you just want them to sit down, be quiet, and eat.  With kids, it's easier to get them to do things if they think it's fun and games not responsibilities and chores. Check below for 15 breakfast ideas for kids to make your mornings a little smoother! 15 Breakfast Ideas for Kids Puppy Face Biscuits | DIY Beautify - What kid doesn't love puppies? Give them a couple of these in the morning and see their faces light up. Pancake Poppers | Deliciously Yum - Make pancakes easier for kids to eat...

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