Simple Summer Cookout

Summer is finally upon us and with that comes outdoor entertaining. Cookouts are 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!

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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Memorial Day Weekend Giveaway!

Ice Cream Maker Giveaway from addapinch.com

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! I know my little family of three couldn’t be more excited that the holiday weekend has arrived. It signals all sorts of great things! First and foremost in Sam’s mind is that the water at the lake will be warm enough for lots of wakeboarding, tubing and swimming. It also signals…

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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! // addapinch.com

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

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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!

Mothers Day Mixer Giveaway 2015 from addapinch.com

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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Enamored with Enamelware

Enamelware is such a well-loved classic! It has served such utilitarian, everyday purposes for generations and is now decorating the homes of many people of all ages.

Enamelware is such a well-loved classic! It has served utilitarian, everyday purposes for generations and is now decorating the homes  of many people of all ages.  How I love enamelware! But I must confess it hasn’t always been the case. I grew up associating it with chores and just kind of took those sturdy workhorse pieces for…

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Socks is a Moody Tween

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This week is Miss Socks’ first birthday. I’m not certain if that explains why she has suddenly changed from being a sweet, gentle, adoring kitten into a temperamental, snooty, tween cat who loves on you only when she is looking for attention and then ignores you for hours on end. She reigns over the dogs of the house…

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