I've been pretty lucky over the years to have a Mom that plants and grows and amazing garden.  I'm blessed with fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, potatoes and everything my heart desires when it comes to fresh veggies.  She plants enough to feed an army, I'm not even kidding. We shared a post on Gardening Tips from Mom that is a great place to start if you're planning your garden. I've never been great at gardening, I always have big plans and then it doesn't work out for me. Since moving back near my parents, I've decided to try again with Mom's ...

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9 Family Fun Ideas To Kick Off Your Summer

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