Why wash more dishes than you have to? Tribest Personal Mason Jar Blender @TribestLife

Tribest Personal Mason Jar Blender

This post about mason jar blenders was brought to you by Tribest, who provided a sample product to facilitate my review. No other compensation was received and all opinions are my own. Things I have: a beautiful day, some kid-free time, a home office view that can’t be beat and a big peach coconut smoothie. … [read more]

Zucchini Shepherd’s Pie

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And so it begins. The zucchini onslaught. In fact, it’s almost Sneak Some Zucchini onto your Neighbor’s Porch Day. (Although that usually works better at night.) See, at this time of year, at least here in Pennsylvania, zucchini plants are in super production mode, and we gardeners often find ourselves with way more than we can… [read more]

How to be a less crappy friend (with some help from @Hallmark #ValueCards)

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I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop about creative card ideas has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. We all know that when you have a new baby, you kind of get a “pass” when it comes to what’s going on… [read more]

Forget cans. #ShopCartons to Save Trees this Month!

Tweet #ShopCartons and have a tree planted in your honor! Click for details via abcsandgardenpeas.com

This post was brought to you by the folks at ChooseCartons.com. As much as I’d like all of our food to come from our garden and local farms, there are still things we need from the grocery store. I do my best to avoid anything that comes in a can, so I’m always on the… [read more]

Freelancing? One Line to Include Every Time You Talk Money

Bloggers, freelancers, and other small business owners: Be sure to include this ONE LINE every time you establish rates with a new client...

Hey, I’m a freelancer! It still weirds me out a little to say it out loud, but I’m beginning to accept the fact that I’ve made it through over a year of self-employment… and you know what? It’s working! Outside the cubicle! Who expected that!? So, now that I have a little time and experience… [read more]