File it Friday: Autumn Sangria, Green Bean Casserole + More

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During the week I come across a lot of articles and blog posts that I think are worth reading. Or I come across a new recipe I want to try or a craft idea. Most of the time I don't have time to read the whole article or follow through with making the the item at that moment. The ideas are just "filed" away for another day. I thought it would be fun to share some of the ideas and articles I come across so you can file them for later. Plus this will give me a way to "file" the links to articles … [Read More...]

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New Rebate Offers: Snap by Groupon

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There's a new money savings app that you will want to take advantage of this weekend! Snap by Groupon is EASY as snap and click. When your receipt is processed, you'll get PAID. You may also be interested to note that you could win the grand sweepstakes: "You could win free groceries for an entire year – a $13,000 value! All you have to do is upload a receipt from any grocery trip, select this offer and you will be entered to win! Yes, we really mean any grocery receipt for any amount. No, there … [Read More...]

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Shutterfly: 101 FREE Prints

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Trick or Treat!?! Just one more photograph..... I am sure there are tons of pictures on your camera!?! Shutterfly is offering 101 free photo prints for everyone! After the treats are passed out---find some time to sit back and order pictures to remember the season!?! The deal is you get all 101 prints FREE when you print them by Saturday. You will only have to pay shipping for your pictures! Use Promo Code: 101GOODIES to get your free prints! Happy Halloween!   … [Read More...]

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Food & Recipes

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Double Glazed Pumpkin Scones Recipe

Forget cookies, coffee cakes or muffins—scones are were its at! This delectable fall delicacy is nothing short of amazing—moist, sweet, spiced and everything nice! For this recipe you can use homemade pumpkin puree. Making your own pumpkin puree is easy […]

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Try Something New: Lentils

Lentils are the perfect food to replace meat on your meatless Mondays. Lentils are legumes, related to beans and peanuts. They are tiny little morsels that pack on the health benefits your body needs—a super IRON punch (60% of recommended […]

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Ingredient Spotlight: Bay Leaves

  Bay leaves are a wonderful addition to any soup, sauce, stew or casserole. They are mainly used dry and are just tossed into the pot of food one is cooking. When they are allowed to impart their rich and […]

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Health & Wellness

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Create A Clean Eating Checklist

With the arrival of November, you might be vamping up your menu plan to include special dishes and/or ditching the plan all together because you are too busy! IS your holiday mood already on the edge!?! Wait—don’t forget ‘The Food […]

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Changing Oral Health Care Habits

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for LISTERINE. I received samples for this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. Making changes in your oral health care routine can be difficult. I often […]

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Incorporate Healthy Fats: Three Tips

Not all fats are bad! In fact your body needs fats. One way to incorporate healthy fats into your day is to stick with these three tips.  Get a boost at breakfast. If you begin your day with a smoothie […]

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SavingStar Healthy Offer: 20% off Loose Pumpkins

Did you see this week’s SavingStar Healthy Offer? Get 20% cash back on the purchase of loose pumpkins! Pick out the perfect pumpkins to carve into Jack-o-Lanterns—and pumpkins to cook and freeze! Pumpkin perfect savings for the season….. You will […]

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Ibotta: Monster Cash + Croutons Cash

Calling ALL ibotta users and those NEW to money saving apps–have you seen the MILK offer!?! It has been a ghost lately. It is BACK—redeem it now! Ice-cream….any brand and Monster CASH……..all new this week!  Scroll through your app and […]

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Ibotta: Monster Cash

Calling ALL ibotta users and those NEW to money saving apps–have you seen the new categories!?! Ice-cream….any brand!?! And Monster CASH……..There are new offers here this week for all of us. Scroll through your app and shop accordingly—earn money back! […]

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Retail Therapy

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Shutterfly: 101 FREE Prints

Trick or Treat!?! Just one more photograph….. I am sure there are tons of pictures on your camera!?! Shutterfly is offering 101 free photo prints for everyone! After the treats are passed out—find some time to sit back and order […]

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Accessorize Your Ball Jars

If there’s someone in your family that loves Ball jars as much as I (Litsa) do, you may want to fill their stocking this year with accessories for their jars! Take a look at these Chalky Talky labels! They are […]

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A Hostess Gift: Bread & Wine

This book—a love letter to life around the table with recipes—Bread & Wine by Shauna Niequist just might be the perfect hostess gift for a friend or relative that is entertaining guests (or your family) this year! Or just maybe […]

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Country Life: Alternative Feed for Chickens

We currently have 14 hens and one rooster which is the biggest flock of chickens we have ever kept. They are eating a lot of chicken feed too! Since our puppies still like to chase the chickens, we no longer […]

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Country Life: Pet Chicken

I never thought I would say that I have a soft spot for a chicken – but I do! One of our chicks that hatched in June has become the sweetest chicken we have ever owned. She is calm and […]

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Country Life: New Egg Layers

About a week ago our mama hen, Brown Town, started laying eggs again! I was a bit surprised that she started laying eggs since the baby chicks are just 7 weeks old. The last time she raised a chick, it […]

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Home Management

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File it Friday: Autumn Sangria, Green Bean Casserole + More

During the week I come across a lot of articles and blog posts that I think are worth reading. Or I come across a new recipe I want to try or a craft idea. Most of the time I don’t […]

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Heartfelt Holidays: Marshmallow Shooter Guns

If you have children to make gifts for, consider making marshmallow shooter guns! I know that my boys would absolutely love this gift! A few years ago, my nephews received marshmallow guns for Christmas. They had a blast chasing each […]

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Pairing the Right Color Pallette: What’s Your Tone?

I (Litsa) can vividly remember opening our master closet once upon a time and handing my friend everything that was hot pink, pink, light greens, etc. My friend had just finished working on my TONE—-we worked on color schemes that […]

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Ways to Save

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New Rebate Offers: Snap by Groupon

There’s a new money savings app that you will want to take advantage of this weekend! Snap by Groupon is EASY as snap and click. When your receipt is processed, you’ll get PAID. You may also be interested to note […]

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Earn Miranda Lambert Prizes with CRYSTAL LIGHT

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central for CRYSTAL LIGHT. I received a gift card to purchase CRYSTAL LIGHT products to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. […]

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Earn Money With Jingit: National Pizza Month Continues

Jingit is a program where you can earn real cash, instantly for watching ads online; or checking in and shopping for select products at your favorite stores; even for giving your feedback to leading brands by taking brief surveys. In […]

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Gardening

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Fall Foliage: Ornamental Kale

Among the pots and pots of fall mum’s, small pots of Ornamental Kale were hiding at our local grocery store today. I (Litsa) was unaware of Ornamental Kale as a seasonal annual plant. In the south—-at least in our southern, […]

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Gardening: Weather Watch for Frost

It’s that time of year wear the weather really plays a role with vegetable gardens. We have yet to have frost here in central Virginia but it will probably happen soon. We still have tomatoes, peppers, kale and herbs growing […]

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Tip on Growing Bell Peppers

We have grown bell peppers in our vegetable garden for the last few years. It takes awhile for bell peppers to mature and that is the reason that they are so costly in the store. The longer you leave the […]

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