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Bullying, Differences and How You Can Help Now

Every mother’s most basic wish for their child is that they’re happy. That is all I have ever wanted for either of my kids. I couldn’t care less if they are rich or successful or travel the world or whether or not they get married or give me grandchildren (although that would be great). I […]

A Garden Party: How to Force Paperwhites

How to force paperwhites

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Delta via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Delta. I love flowers and one of my favorite things to do when I have time is to play in the garden and admire what’s growing. I generally […]

Maple Glazed Carrots with Bacon

Maple Glazed Carrots with Bacon

I love carrots. Not only are they delicious but they store well and are fairly inexpensive to buy. Given our very rocky soil, I have never good luck actually growing carrots in my garden but I always buy them at the farm stand and our farmer’s market so we have them on hand. When I […]

How to Make Hasselback Potatoes

How to make Hasselback Potatoes

Potatoes are a big staple in my home as a side dish. My daughter is gluten intolerant so we don’t tend to do much pasta, rolls or bread with dinner. Our side dish choices generally involve rice or potatoes in some form. When I was growing up, we generally had mashed potatoes or baked potatoes. […]

Aromatherapy Travel Kit DIY

Aromatherapy Travel Kit DIY

There are days that I really rely on aromatherapy to get me through the day. Some days, I’m stressed out and need help relaxing. Other days, I am scattered and need help focusing. Still other days, my asthma is bothering me and I need a little help opening things up. Either way, I turn to […]

Protecting Your Identity While Shopping

Protecting your identity while shopping

I love to shop and I shop at a lot of different types of stores each week. There’s the normal grocery shopping, prescriptions and pet stores but I also shop for new outfits and make up. I’m the one in charge of home improvement projects so you’ll find me buying paint and home furnishings too. […]

Putting the Garden to Bed for Winter

How to put your garden to bed for the winter

Those of you that live in the south may be wondering why I’m writing about putting the garden to bed for winter in the middle of September. Unfortunately, here in Vermont, winter is not that far away. As a matter of fact, we had our first hard frost last winter. Usually we don’t get the […]

Easy Halloween Cards to Make

Easy Halloween Cards to make

I love making cards and playing with paper crafts. It’s one of my favorite types of crafts. As much as I enjoy it, I don’t have a lot of time to devote to it. When I search for projects, I want them to be fairly simple. I don’t have hours to devote to crafting so […]

Choosing the Right Food for your Pet

Choosing the right food for your pet

Choosing the right food for your pet isn’t a matter of picking what’s the cheapest at the grocery store. Just like the cheapest food at the grocery store isn’t generally the healthiest for my family, the cheapest pet food at the grocery store isn’t generally the healthiest for your pet. The best thing we as […]

Making Exercise Fun with Goji Play

Making Exercise Fun with Goji Play

Product provided. Post contains affiliate links. Exercise isn’t fun for me. It’s necessary. It’s rewarding. It’s important. It isn’t fun.  When the weather is nice, I walk up the road.  When it’s cold or raining, I ride my exercise bike or do yoga or a workout DVD. Sometimes I put on the television in the […]