Meet Minted: A Global Marketplace for Indie Artists


I received a gift card from Minted in exchange for my thoughts. All opinions are my own.  A few days ago, I received an email from Minted that caught my eye.  They thought maybe my readers might like to hear more about them, and while I knew I liked what I had seen of their…

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10 Summer Energy Savings Tips (and 5 Summer Drink Ideas!) #ProjectEnvolve


I am a member of Project Envolve, which is sponsored by PPL Electric Utilities. I received compensation in exchange for this post about your summer energy bill. All opinions are my own. #ProjectEnvolve #GetEnvolved It’s time for another Project Envolve mission, and our goal this month is to give you tips on how to cut…

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3 Easy Curb Appeal Tips (for the low-maintenance gardener!) #LetsGarden


Why Monrovia plants? Because my Mom says so, and Mom is always right. OK, so that’s not the only reason we’re Monrovia gardening fans (although Mom’s opinion is usually the one I trust.) I’m a lifetime garden lover and my husband is a master gardener through Penn State, but honestly, our green thumbs are really…

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Kids’ Reading Room Makeover Inspiration with Carpet One #InspiredHome


This carpet and flooring shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #InspiredHome #CollectiveBias Longtime ABCGP readers might know that this past year has been pretty chaotic at our house. Tons of flood damage, the loss of our basement, and the death of the (awful) green shag carpet…

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Adventures in Eating: 8 Weird Garden Foods to Try

I’m a big believer in traditional garden staple veggies, but my husband is an explorer. We usually meet in the middle, so I get my plain old green peas and the kids get to try lots of fun new things. Today, I’m sharing a little inspiration to make your next garden more interesting. We’ve grown 4…

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