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Gooey Upside Down German Chocolate Cake!

Gooey Upside down German Chocolate Cake at

  Is it HOT where you are?!Ugh, we have had more than 10 days in a row of 90+ temps with our heat index over 100! Allison has summer basketball going on, but even with evening games, the temps are still in the 90′s and they’re playing in a gym with no AC!   During […]

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I Heart Faces – Celebrating Teens

Now that summer is here….i heart faces is celebrating teenagers and showcasing their talents by having several weeks devoted to them!This week, anyone can enter and you must have a teen in the photo. The week of July 5th ONLY teens (age 13-19) can enter a photo into the challenge!That will be fun, as Sunshine is […]

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Father’s Day Cookies & 24 years

Father's Day Cookies

My husband doesn’t eat many of the “treats” that I make. But he LOVES my butter cookies…… and I’m getting better with royal icing, thanks to some of the fantastic how-to video’s over at University of Cookie! Bridget’s “Making Royal Icing- video tutorial” was SO helpful! So we decided for Father’s Day, we’d make him […]

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I’m Lovin’ It! – New Window Treatments & Endust Giveaway!

Welcome to the Party!!***************** Have I ever told you that I’m terrible with making choices? I think that’s why I don’t change things in my house very often, because it’s exhausting for me to choose new items. A while back I decided it was time for new window treatments in my kitchen.I was tired of […]

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Sucre Lulu Giveaway! {and discount for all}

I simply adore vintage anything! I also love to support other Mom’s who run businesses. Vintage accessories are popping up everywhere for the Spring and Summer. When I first saw the beautiful creations Sucré Lulu had to offer I was in awe. Sucré Lulu is a boutique that celebrates retro fashion and vintage couture.Founder, Theresa […]

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I’m Guest Posting at The Reluctant Entertainer

Raise your hand if you are a mess when you think of entertaining in your home? ME! ME! {with both hands in the air!} Well, today I’m guest posting {nervous sweat} at the beautiful blog, The Reluctant Entertainer. If you don’t know Sandy and her blog yet, now is the time for you to head […]

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Honey & Soy Baked Chicken from Amy Johnson

Honey & Soy Baked Chicken recipe at TidyMom

You’re in for a REAL treat today!!! I’m very excited to have Amy of She Wears Many Hats guest posting on TidyMom. If you’re not familiar with Amy, trust me, you will be blown away by visiting her wonderful blog. While you’re there, soak up and be inspired from all her gorgeous photography and yummy […]

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Summertime Dessert…..Lemonade Pie

lemonade pie

I hope everyone is enjoying the summer!! I know it’s not “officially” summer yet, but the weather here in Missouri has definitely been summer with temps in the 90′s and humidity that makes you melt the moment you step outside!! The other day my 13 year old was going thru my recipe box, picking out […]

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I Heart Faces – All About Babies

They are celebrating itty-bitty babies this week at i heart faces!! Lucky for me, I had the chance recently to take pictures of my 8 day old great niece! It’s my 11th time becoming a Great Aunt…..but my first time with a newborn shoot! I’ll share a few more pictures another day……. This is one […]

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