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17 staircase gallery wall ideas

Update the look of your home and add some personal touches with these modern, beautiful and inspiring staircase gallery wall ideas. We moved into a house last year that we love. I realized once we moved in that because of the open plan and where our windows and doors are located that there isn’t a…

Delicious Peach muffins

These peach muffins are perfectly soft and moist and bursting with flavor. Made with fresh peaches or nectarines and a splash of vanilla and spices. These are perfection!   Muffins are one of my favorite things to make. We like eating them for breakfast around here, but they are also a nice sweet pick-me-up any…

Careers where you can work from home

There are a wide variety of reasons that a person might want to work from home. Many of these reasons are financial, such as to make all of the money that you saved to purchase a home business-related, which can make your mortgage and other housing expenses tax deductible. However, there are personal reasons that…

15 beautiful Easter cakes

These cakes are so fun and festive and perfect for your Easter brunch or dinner. I am not the most talented baker in the world so I tried to choose beautiful cakes that also seemed doable. These cakes are all so cute they would even make perfect centerpieces for the table at your family easter…

Family food storage basics

You never realize how necessary a food storage is, until you find yourself in a situation where you actually need it. Whether a storm has made it impossible to leave your home, or you’re in a financial situation where buying weekly groceries is a struggle, having food storage can be what saves you from a…

Condensed tomato soup substitute

I don’t usually buy canned condensed tomato soup. I just don’t eat it very often. I craved it all the time with my first pregnancy, but since then I don’t think I’ve eaten it. There are a few recipes I love that call for a can of condensed tomato soup so I will occasionally buy…

Persimmon, Dates & Figs w/Arugula & Citrus Dressing (Salad)

Persimmon, Dates & Figs w/Arugula & Citrus Dressing (Salad) Print Persimmon, Dates & Figs w/Arugula & Citrus Dressing Servings 8 Ingredients 1 package 1 package baby arugula (~5 oz) 1-2 persimmons 15 dried dates 1 shallot or green onion 2 pieces cooked brown sugar bacon ? Dressing 1 fresh squeezed orange & zest ? 1…

How to plan a home fire drill

Our home fire was seven months ago and I still have moments where I’ll stop in my tracks and think, “I can’t believe that happened!” Before the fire I never thought it would happen either. I am all about emergency preparedness. We kept a supply of food and water, and even had a backup generator….

5 things I learned after my house fire

Fire safety has recently become a very important topic for our family. At the beginning of this year we lost everything we owned in a house fire. This is why I’m so happy to be partnering with and sharing Nationwide’s Make Safe Happen program. Fire safety is important! Being prepared and having a plan for…

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