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These 3 Team Snacks Are a Huge Hit for Fall Sports

Prepackaged snacks are often expensive and usually packed full of chemicals and preservatives we can’t even pronounce. You can provide a fun and tasty team snack that didn’t come from a box. These team snacks will be a huge hit for your fall sports!

If you have kids involved with athletics, chances are you’ll eventually take a turn (or a dozen turns) at team snack duty. With four kids, all in a sport or multiple sports during every season, I’ve definitely had some experience in…
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Today Would Have Been My Daughter’s Wedding Day . . .

Today would have been my daughters wedding day . . .

Today would have been my daughter’s wedding day . . . but as is often the case in life, plans don’t always go the way you expected. Last year at this time, my oldest daughter was just starting her senior…
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The Only Two Scenarios Where I Do Not Trust the Cheap Knockoff Product: Eclipse Glasses and . . .

I was not trusting the cheap knockoff solar eclipse viewing glasses, so we purchased these approved ones. Find out how we're handling the eclipse, and check out some fun eclipse resources.

I rarely pay full price for anything I buy. I don’t hesitate to try generic off-brand items. I’m not afraid to order cheap products online. If I can get a good deal, it’s often worth the gamble. This gal put…
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Amazon Table Cooler – This product gets iffy reviews, but it’s something I own and love!

This Table Cooler gets iffy reviews on Amazon, but that surprises me because this is a product I own and love! Check out my full review.

I’ve owned this Outdoor Multi Function Rolling Cooler with Table and Chairs for a year, and it’s one of my favorite products. We use it in so many different ways. It truly is multi functional. It’s been a great addition…
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Camping Hacks from a Clueless Camper

Camping Hacks from a Clueless Camper - It may have been our first time camping, but we stumbled upon a couple of great camping hacks that you'll definitely want to check out.

I’m almost ashamed to admit last weekend was the first time I’ve ever been camping in my entire life. Despite my inexperience as a camper, I did walk away with a few brilliant camping hacks that I believe are worth…
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Bullet Boutonnieres & Bouquets

What could be more redneck than making your wedding flowers out of ammo? See instructions.

Yes. You read that correctly Bullet Boutonnieres and Bouquets! My daughter and her husband (who were married while still in high school, by the way) chose to incorporate ammunition into their wedding flowers. Who does that, right?! You could say…
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My Daughter Was Married in High School

Our oldest daughter was recently married while still in high school. I know that sparks curiosity from some people, and that's understandable. It also, for some reason, sparked hostility from some people. I understand folks being curious, but the hostility was not something I anticipated.

My Daughter Was Married in High School – Our oldest daughter was recently married while still in high school. I know that sparks curiosity from some people, and that’s understandable. It also, for some reason, sparked hostility from some people….
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DIY Rustic Log Wedding Cake Stand

Get instructions for this Rustic Log Cake Stand DIY.

This DIY Rustic Log Cake Stand is fairly simple to complete if you have the right tools. We didn’t have all the tools we probably needed, but we improvised to complete the project. If we can make one of these,…
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Easy Pizza Bread Recipe

Easy Pizza Bread Recipe

We are constantly running from one activity to another, so quick suppers are a necessity around here. A couple of my kids are picky eaters. This is one of the easiest and quickest meals that pleases the whole family. It’s…
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Welcome to The House That Never Slumbers!

Welcome to The House That Never Slumbers where someone is always awake!

I’m glad you’ve found your way to The House That Never Slumbers!  Someone’s always awake. There’s always something interesting happening. There’s always someone making something, building something, cooking something, or playing something at nearly every hour night or day. There…
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