Beauty Loves :: June 2015


Beauty Loves is a series where I share items I’m loving from the drugstore beauty aisle to the department store beauty counter! This month includes favorite lipsticks, spray sunscreen and more! I have to admit that sharing things that I’m loving in the beauty department is one of my favorite things. It is the one…

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Memorial Day Weekend Giveaway Winner!


Congratulations to Mitch S, comment #115, as winner of the Memorial Day Ice Cream Maker Giveaway!  A bowl of his favorite ice cream flavor would be really good right now. “Cookie dough” Thanks to all of you who responded with your favorite ice cream flavors.  There were several new flavors I had not thought of…

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How to Write a Thank You Note


How to write a thank you note in three easy steps.  One lesson I learned growing up is how to write a thank you note. Since Mama began teaching me the art of a thank you when I was just a little girl, writing them has always just been a part of life for me. Since we are knee-deep…

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Memorial Day


To all the men and women who proudly serve our country in our military, thank you so much for your service! You are in our thoughts and prayers. Thank you to those families of service men and women for your service as well. You are the quiet heroes of our country and we love you! To…

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Simple Summer Cookout


Summer is finally upon us and with that comes outdoor entertaining. A fun cookout is a favorite way to spend time with friends and family during the summer. Plan a simple summer cookout that will be sensational in just a few stress-free steps! The “unofficial” start to summer is finally here this weekend – and I am some…

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Here Comes the Sun Summer Essentials


Here Comes the Sun Summer Essentials! A collection of must-have items for protecting yourself from the summer sun! Memorial Day weekend signals the beginning of summer celebrations, trips to the beach and lake, and all sorts of activities outside. There are a few must-have items that help make the day enjoyable without regretting that time…

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Jeep Lessons

This past weekend, Bart and I hosted a BBQ party for one of our good friend’s daughter who is soon to be married. While we were setting up tables, arranging speakers for music, and handling all those day-of-a-party activities, Sam and his friend Ethan were busily playing on the farm. Ethan and Sam have been…

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Mother’s Day Mixer times TWO Giveaway Winner!


I loved reading all the sweet, heartwarming comments for our Mother’s Day giveaway. If you want to hear inspiring stories of the impact Mothers’ lives have on others, please read these comments. Congratulations to Sharon, comment #732! Hope you and your daughter enjoy these mixers. “My grandmother was the most positive influence on my life….

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