Freshly Squeezed Homemade Lemonade

A few weekends ago, while we were visiting family in Virginia, we stopped at Wendy’s for lunch. One of their featured drinks in the summer is lemonade. This gave me an idea. I wanted to make my own homemade, freshly squeezed lemonade. And while I’m at it, I’d like to make berry lemonade too! (Since I’ve been experimenting with fruit-infused…

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Family Fun

Visiting the Manassas Battlefields

Last weekend, we went to visit my husband’s brother and family in Virginia. Before we came down, we did a little research about what we wanted to do and see when we were in their area. I really had no idea what was around them, so Google I did! The thing that really caught my eye was the Manassas Civil…

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Celebrating One Year of Blogging!

One year ago today, I started this little blog! I am amazed that I made it this long, actually! But I am so proud of myself for sticking it out! As a celebration, I would like to share some of the things I’ve learned in a year of blogging. I have to make my life interesting so I have interesting…

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Patriotic Flip Flop Wreath

A little while ago, as I was driving up a road I don’t travel frequently, I saw a wreath made of flip flops hanging on the side of someone’s house. Initially, I had mixed feelings about the concept. But, for some reason, I couldn’t get that wreath out of my mind! So, I went cruising Pinterest to see if I…

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Family Fun, Home & Garden

DIY Epsom Salt Foot Soak

This post contains affiliate links. Please refer to our Disclosure Policy for details. Shhhhh! I’m releasing a secret a little early! I always make something with my students for Mother’s Day, and this year I wanted to post about it beforehand to give others some ideas! So, moms of my students, you have two choices: don’t read this until after…

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