Shaved Ice

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As the weather gets warmer this summer, we will all be looking for ways to cool down. It may not always be convenient to run out and grab a cool treat, and it can get expensive. Maybe you’re sick of the normal popsicles made out of the plastic molds and want something more….fun. Is there [...]

How to lay sod in the southwest #SpringHasSprung #LowesCreator

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disclosure:  I am a Lowe’s Creative Ideas blogger.  I was provided a gift card to purchase products for this article, all opinions expressed are 100% my own.   Living in Albuquerque, you have to be really careful of what you plant because everything dies.  When we bought our home last year, the backyard was….sand.  All. [...]

Apple Pie Bites

Apple Pie Bites

Pie is a delicious dessert, loved by many. Maybe you love it, but only want a bite. Maybe you are on a diet, so you really shouldn’t eat any pie, but it’s delicious and you want to at least taste it. Maybe you just want an easy way to make pie and wasn’t sure how [...]

We all have our battles…

I’ve shared a tiny bit about my struggles with my kids lately.  The fact that (I really feel like) they were torn from my arms.  I cried.  I screamed.  I didn’t sleep.  I didn’t eat.  I still feel like I’ve died inside. When I share what I’m going through, I always get told, just give it [...]

Throw the Veggies on the Grill! @Foodie @foodiebyglam

Grilled Veggies

Disclosure: This article was compensated in a collaboration with Foodie.com.  All opinions expressed are 100% my own.  The grilling season is upon us. While we all love a good grilled burger or chicken leg, there are many more things you can throw on the grill.  Vegetables take on an entirely new flavor when you grill [...]

No, I’m not the same..I’m broken

My heart feels like it has a huge hole in it. It feels empty. It hurts to breathe. My eyes are often filled with tears. I’m not the same person I was.  I try to pretend I’m happy or things aren’t bothering me.  But they are. I’m not motivated like I once was. Why should [...]

Smores Bars

Smores Bars

  When you think of summer, you might think of camping.  What goes with camping?  Smores! While you may not be able to enjoy smores by the fire every day, you can have the next best thing.  Smores Bars are a fun twist on the amazing dessert.  These have all the taste of a smores [...]