Generosity & Gratitude Go Hand in Hand {Blogger of the Month}

By Andrea Merrigan, Blogger of the Month for May Memorial Day is a day we celebrate the ultimate act of generosity —individuals who have lost their lives while fighting for our freedom. For many military families Memorial Day is not a weekend filled with camping, boating, grilling, or relaxing with family and friends. Instead, it is a weekend to [...]

Christmas Present and Future {Tour of Trees}

By Kelley Nuttle, Blogger of the Month for December Hi there! This is my last post for “Tour of Trees." It’s been great guest blogging and getting to talk to new bloggers! I wanted to share with you the plans that my family has to transplant trees in the future. If you have any experience [...]

Ultimate Christmas Cookie Guide {Foodie Friday}

By Nancy Dinell, Bead Charmer Girl I love Christmas Cookies! In my family, the holidays were deliciously laced with cookies. Homemade cookies baked in our kitchen. Every year a Saturday in early December was designated as our "Baking Day." Mom spent weeks gathering all the special baking ingredients for our Christmas cookies. There were sprinkles, [...]

December Photo Challenge on Instagram

Are you on Instagram? If not … what are you waiting for? It's a great way to show off those recent vacations, your awesome family, or anything else you feel like sharing with the IG world.  And if you ARE on Instagram and haven’t followed us yet, you’re missing out! This month (December) we’re doing [...]

Get Hooked on Puff Corn Candy {Foodie Friday}

By Dani Stone It’s officially fall, so naturally my taste buds are tingling for Honeycrisp apples with big honkin’ mounds of caramel, cinnamon-roasted almonds, anything with pumpkin in the recipe, and assorted candy corn flavors from our local Nifty Nuthouse. It’s also the time of year when the big holiday trifecta -- Hallo-Thanks-Mas -- starts [...]