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21 Things to Know When Traveling In England

England is a popular travel destination for people from the United States and for good reason.  The country is rich in history and culture, the people gracious and accommodating, and there is no language barrier.  Although many of our traditions are similar, England is a

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He’s Our Kid And He’s Awesome

My son starts school as a Junior next week.  Reflecting on his years of school thus far, and of the people who have come into our lives because of his education, I cannot help but feel blessed by the opportunities he has been given, the

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Mix Up Your Cocktails With Mixology Dice

{I was given a sample of Mixology Dice to try. My opinions are 100% my own.} Do you ever get bored with your usual cocktail recipes, or perhaps you don’t know which ingredients to mix together to make new and unique cocktails?  Sometimes I do! 

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Febreze Noseblind Review & Giveaway

This review and giveaway was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Febreze. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine. Febreze Noseblind Review & Giveaway Let’s talk smells.  Smells, both pleasant and unpleasant are all around us


Find Your Blogging Influence with FYI

{Disclosure:  This is a sponsored post, but my opinions are 1000% my own. I ♥ the gals at FYI. This is for my blogger friends, especially those who run their blogs as a business.  I know how hard you work, and how important it is

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Caramelized Onion Tomato Jam

We use our grill a lot in the summer, so we don’t heat our already warm house, but sometimes grilling all the time can get boring.  This tomato jam, made with sweet summer Vidalia onions and farm-fresh plum tomatoes is just the thing to kick


Embrace Life

Life is hard.  It marches forward, whether we want it to or not, reminding us to make every moment count.  Do you hear its beat? Life is joy.  The warmth of a smile from a dear friend, the peal of laughter from a child, the