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Vintage and Antique Christmas Ornaments in July

When summer estate sales and auctions are in full swing, it’s a good time to look for those pieces that others might pass by because of the season. The best places to find these bargains are often when it’s not the main focus of the estate sale, so look in those boxes of Christmas ornaments […]

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25 4th of July Recipes

25 Great 4th of July Recipes

Recipe roundup time! Our collection of 4th of July recipes from Hubadub and around the web. Meats 3 Ingredient Crockpot BBQ Grilled Sausages and Pepper Compote Spicy Hot Wings Sesame Salmon Burgers GLUTEN FREE BBQ Chicken Pizza Easy Smoked Shrimp Grilled Chicken with Avocado Mango Salsa Quick and Easy Orange Chicken Fruits, Veggies & Other […]

3 Ingredient BBQ Pork Recipe

Crockpot Pork Barbecue

I got this recipe from my friend Beth a few years ago. It’s really not even a recipe, more of a combination of ingredients dumped into a crockpot. You won’t believe how good it tastes and how easy it is to do. Three ingredients and you’re ready to go! PrintCrockpot Pork Barbecue Rating: 51 Prep […]


Refill Your Lysol Soap Dispenser

Lysol No-Touch Soap Dispenser Refill Hack

Ok, I LOVE my no-touch Lysol soap dispensers. Especially when my husband comes in covered in grease. No more nasty soap bottles left on the counter. Unfortunately, the refills are expensive compared to other soaps. Also, I’m not fond of using antibacterial soap for everything. So I kidnapped the drill from the garage and set […]

Hospital Care Package Ideas at

Care Packages for Hospital Patients

Barb’s excellent article on 20 things to do for cancer patients got me started thinking about all the friends and family I’ve visited over the years in the hospital. A hospital is a place to heal the body but it certainly isn’t a place of comfort and rest. Care packages and gift baskets let you […]


Pet Photo Shoot Behind the Scenes

Pet Photography and Simon’s Cat

Pet photography is always an adventure. One of the recent cartoon videos from Simon’s Cat illustrates this beautifully. So, can you spot his biggest mistakes? Other cat allowed in room No assistant Camera and lights not set up BEFORE preparing kitten Ok, so I admittedly work without an assistant myself a lot when it comes […]

How to Make a Facebook Cover Photo

How to Make A Facebook Cover Photo

Everyone in your friends list on Facebook sees your profile pic but did you know that anyone whose mouse crosses that profile pic sees your cover photo as well? Yup, even if they don’t visit your page directly, your cover photo still gets seen a lot. So why not make it a great photo? Facebook […]


Tie Dye Shirts

When grandson was asked if he wanted to help throw out candy during the July 4th parade, he was not quite sure. It would mean he couldn’t go diving for candy with the other kids, but his mom convinced him it would be more fun to give than receive. He’s still trying to wrap his […]

How to clean a bowling ball at home

One of the kids adores bowling and I am thrilled to take her to bowling because it is the one activity she hasn’t tired of quickly. However, the cleaning fees for the bowling ball were mounting up fast. Thankfully, her bowling coach told us how to clean a bowling ball at home. While it will […]