Gardening: Seedlings & Seed Leaves

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A week ago I finally got around to starting some of my warm weather seeds such as cucumbers, tomatoes and squash. The cucumber ans squash seedlings emerge really quickly. The tomatoes, herbs and peppers are a little slower to germinate. […]

8 Reasons Kids Should Take Karate

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Shotokan Karate has not only made a huge impact in my life, but in my boys life as well. My boys had been interested in karate for about a year before I signed them up. I was hesitant at first […]

Spring Means Tick Checks for People & Pets

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Seed Ticks

Although I love Spring for the beautiful weather and the blooms, I also dread it for one little reason. Ticks will be out in full force as the weather warms. Last weekend Capt. M had a tick crawling on him. […]

Car Trouble: Roadside Assistance Reminder

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Last week I unexpectedly had car trouble. I pulled into a parking spot and the ignition was stuck in the accessory mode. That meant the car wouldn’t shut completely off and I couldn’t restart it. I was baffled! I tried […]

Country Life: Chickens Loosing Feathers

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A few days ago we noticed that some of our chickens were loosing their feathers. Chickens loose feathers for many different reasons. It is important to determine the reason for the feather loss. Some feather loss might not be a […]

Parmesan Italian Chex Mix Recipe + Giveaway

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When attending parties or a get together, the conversations usually are centered around the snacks! I have had so many great conversations while munching away on the appetizers. One easy snack to make is Chex Mix. Did you know that […]

Work Week Menu Plan: Week of 3/23/15

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Sometimes life throws you a curve ball. Friday my car broke down which was quite an ordeal. This through a wrench in our weekend as we had to deal with an unexpected event. So my weekend consisted of grocery shopping, […]

Slow Cooker Beer Brats Recipe

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March is here and that means one thing to many people, college basketball! While the weather might not always cooperate for grilling for the games, you can always rely on this brat crock recipe! In fact cooking your Johnsonville Brats […]