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Cowbell Review

Cowbells are quite popular at sporting events and celebrations. They add a new dimension to cheering on your favorite team or offering a celebratory pizzazz ! The Stewart Trading Cowbell is a bright spot among the many cowbells available today. Not only does...

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GloryFeel Omega 3 Fish Oil Review

Omega 3 fatty acids are essential for our health. Finding a supplement that you can trust is important if you are not certain that you are getting enough Omega 3's from your diet. I was recently given the opportunity to review the GloryFeel Omega 3 Fish Oil...

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Amazing Health benefits of Organic Blueberries

It's blueberry season in Florida and we are blessed to have an abundant supply of the beautiful blue nutrient filled fruit. Not only are blueberries full of flavor, they boast a robust nutrient profile, healthy dose of anti-oxidants, and are enjoyed in their natural...

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Phytoceramides Review

Phytoceramides-- most people have never heard the term, let alone know exactly what it is. But it just might be what you are searching for! Phytoceramides are also known as Ceramosides. Derived from natural plant sources, they are a super-strong antioxidant that can...

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100% Copper Mule Mug Review

The Copper Mule Mug is a beautiful, handcrafted novelty that is a conversation piece, but also quite useful! I was delighted to be able to review this mug, along with its counterpart copper shot glass. I am not one to drink the Moscow Mule (see recipe here) and in...

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Dancing Pet Ear Wash Review

Our multi-dog household is fortunate to live in the country, so our dogs enjoy a great amount of outdoor time. Running in fields and swimming in the pond is great exercise, but it also means we are cleaning dog ears more frequently. When I was given the opportunity...

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True Sol Probiotic Review

Probiotics are the good bacteria that help battle the bad bacteria in the gut. True Sol Probiotic supplements the good bacteria naturally found in our system. Although we are created with our own probiotics, many factors can cause an imbalance and allow the bad...

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Natural Tripe Sticks Review

Our dogs love testing dog treats and toys, so were more than happy to test the Best Natural Tripe Stick Chews by Best For My Pets. Before I opened the package, I read the ingredients: 100% beef tripe, a natural high protein, low fat product. Best for My Pets produces...

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BioGanix Pure Garcinia Cambogia Review

Garcinia Cambogia is a tropical fruit that has helped many lose weight. I recently had the opportunity to review a Pure Garcinia by BioGanix. See my YouTube review of BioGanix Pure Garcinia Cambogia The BioGanix Garcinia Cambogia is an 800 mg capsule which is usually...

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I Will Never Forget ( book review )

I Will Never Forget: A Daughter's Story of Her Mother's Arduous and Humorous Journey through Dementia is a true book about patients of dementia and the families that love them. Dementia comes in many forms with Alzheimer's being one of the more known. We often hear...

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Meet My Mom

My earliest memories of Mom are of her caring for her own Mom who was quite sick from cancer. Mom, with help from Dad, cared for Nummy in her home, never conceding to the dreaded disease until the end. Somehow, she was also there for my sisters and me, too. I was...

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A New Look at Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day has always been special for me. As a child, I’d make little cards and homemade gifts for my Mom and my Dad would make sure she had a new rose bush or lawn ornament. Mom would have a special little gift planned for my Grandma, Dad’s Mom, as her own Mom...

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Valentia Vitamin C Serum Review

It seems people have always sought ways to look and feel younger and often the cure is worse than the aging factors themselves. Valentia Vitamin C serum is a natural solution that really does make a difference in your skin in a natural and healthy way. I put much...

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Adeline Hyaluronic Acid Serum Review

I recently had the opportunity to review Adeline Hyaluronic Acid Serum and was very impressed! I have extremely sensitive skin. I don't use makeup and choose to only use natural cleansing products as most synthetics and altered substances will irritate my skin. I...

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Review of Hammock Income (e-book)

I enjoy doing product reviews and will be adding these to my blog, in addition to the usual fare. Rest assured, even though I may receive a product or reduced price in exchange for a review, I will always give you my very honest opinion. I've recently had the...

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16 Healthy Smoothies with Spinach

16 Healthy Smoothies with Spinach... Smoothies are a delightful way to boost your health while enjoying a myriad of flavors! I enjoy a nice green salad and often will even add a few sliced strawberries, diced pineapple, or perhaps raspberries and blueberries strewn...

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Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes - One of my favorite flavor combinations comes from my childhood. My Mom would occasionally buy chocolate covered cherries, those little maraschino cherries soaking in a sugary sauce and tucked inside a little chocolate shell. Mom always...

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Reese’s Cupcake

Reese's Peanut Butter Cups have always been a favorite of mine! Chocolate and peanut butter just seem to blend so perfectly together and although I avoid the candy most of the time, they are one of those flavor combinations I try to incorporate into special...

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Cherry Limeade Cupcakes

Cherry Limeade Cupcakes are a delightful combination of sweet and tart. Lime, that great refreshing citrus flavor, bursts through these delicious cupcakes. Top that with a luscious cherry frosting for a flavor combination that brings everyone back for seconds!...

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Banana Split Cupcakes

Banana Split Cupcakes are a great treat for that special party! They can be dressed to accommodate a child's birthday, or used as great church bazaar sale. Fun Facts about Chocolate Chocolate Cake Pre-heat over at 350 degrees 1/4 C unsalted butter ( room temp )...

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Chocolate Blackberry Cupcakes Royale

Chocolate with Blackberry... what a great flavor combination! These Chocolate Blackberry Cupcakes are indeed a Royal treat. Blackberries are full of nutrition! Not intended for everyday, the Chocolate Blackberry Cupcakes are a delicious treat for those special...

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20 Scrumptious Cherry Dessert Recipes

Cherries might be one of America's favorite fruits! Spring signals the beginning of cherry blossom time in many areas. Cherry trees emerge with those fragrant little pink and white flowers that will turn into that divine little fruit to be plucked and enjoyed,...

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Vanilla Pudding

One of my favorite food memories of my childhood was my mom's homemade pudding. She didn't make it often, but sometimes, when we had extra milk and eggs, she would make a batch of vanilla pudding and the entire house would smell so wonderful. Homemade vanilla...

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Water for Your Health

Feeling not quite well? Tired or achy? Not able to concentrate? You might be ill, but you might just need to increase your amount of water for your health. Almost everyone has heard that you need to drink at least 8 cups of water a day. Some newer suggestions involve...

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Free Range Eggs

Eggs—what is the difference between commercial eggs, cage free eggs, and free range eggs? Commercial– Most of the eggs available in your grocery store are from hens raised and kept in cages. Although they receive a balanced diet to ensure that they are able to lay...

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Pickled Red Onions

Looking for something to jazz up your next burger meal? Maybe you need a little special touch to your barbeque burger or as a topping to a vegetarian meat loaf? These Pickled Red Onions might be just what your family craves! Pickling is a process that has been used...

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Quinoa, an ancient superfood

Quinoa, pronounced “keen-wah” is an ancient superfood cultivated since at least 3000 BC. Technically a seed, we use it as a grain, much like rice or barley. Usually organic, quinoa is high in protein, provides and is a complete protein containing all 9 essential...

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Luscious Raspberry Bars

Luscious Raspberry Bars-- **Raspberries are a member of the rose family** Raspberries are one of nature's most delicious gems, providing a burst of full flavor in each little berry, along with a heaping dose of nutrients. These Raspberry Bars are a great way to...

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Happy St Patrick’s Day !

St Patrick’s Day— I remember making sure we wore green to school. No green meant the Irish pinch! I’m not sure any of us really understood anything else about the day, other than green was expected and it had something to do with someone a long time ago in Ireland....

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National Frozen Food Month

March is National Frozen Food Month, which might conjure images of frozen tv dinners or perhaps specialty, calorie controlled meals. I’d like to present a different picture. Growing up, our family freezer was usually filled with meats, vegetables and fruit, all...

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Grandma Taught me Crochet

Grandma has been at rest for over 20 years. It seems like just yesterday that I was visiting her with my children. Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete. -- Marcy DeMaree Everyone loved Grandma! She...

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Why Set the Table?

When preparing for dinner, why do we need to set the table? Why fashion each place with the plates and silverware exactly in position? Why the napkin? It does seem pointless at times to set the table with dinnerware, silverware, and napkins, all atop a beautiful...

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Looking back at 16

I'm reflecting a lot this month. We're preparing for a Sweet 16 party for one of our daughters. 16 is a milestone, but it's really only 16% of the way to becoming a centurion. She still has so much of her life ahead of her; finishing high school, choosing career...

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