New Product Review – Southern Recipe Pork Rinds

**PLEASE NOTE: While Southern Recipe DID provide me with these products to review at no cost, I was not in any way paid for my review. The following opinion is hereby my own.** 

A lovely package arrived on my doorstep the other day. It was a box full of pork rinds.

My husband was almost as excited as I was.

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Four flavors of pork rinds! Pork rinds from Southern Recipe!

Now, being that we live in Florida, and being that we were both raised in the SOUTH…we know food from the South when we try it!

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High School Senior Photo Ideas

Hey, y’all! Hope everyone had a great weekend!

One of the things I was able to finish up over the weekend is the editing on a High School Senior photo shoot I did a couple of weeks ago. Then it dawned on me that I haven’t done a post of my photos giving everyone some Senior Photo ideas…and it’s definitely that time of the year!

Of course, there are always the studio yearbook shots. Classic, right? But over the past few years, seniors have been expressing themselves a bit through some more creative photos (at least here in Central Florida!)

So…here we go!

Classic – Lots of white columns, gardens, manicured lawns, etc.

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Basic Tips To Get Started With Aqua Aerobics

First of all, let me announce the winner of the digital kitchen scale giveaway!

Jennifer Williams, you are the winner! Congratulations! Send me an email at Kristen@theroadtodomestication.com and I will hook you up!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the giveaway! No worries if you didn’t win, there are ALWAYS more in the works!

Now, on to aqua aerobics. I do hope that those of you who were still experiencing snow as late as last week are now DONE with the snow, because I don’t want you punching your computer screen in frustration over this post about working out in a pool…

I (like many of you) am in the midst of trying to live a healthier life. I’m not completely overhauling my routine or doing anything crazy, I’m just taking notice of what I’m doing now that could be detrimental to my health and trying to make better choices! One of those choices I have made is to be more active! And I’m not quite sure I’ve found my niche activity. Oh, I walk about 2 miles a day, so that’s not bad. However, I’d love to find something that I would enjoy doing that is good for my fitness level, as well! (Remember, no matter how “domestic” I’m striving to be, I can do more when I take care of ME properly!)

Funny, how I’m looking for something interesting, when the lovely Kaitlin from An Apple Per Day contacted me and wanted to know if I was interested in her doing a guest post on Aqua Aerobics. As the discussion between my husband and myself over whether or not to get a pool continues, I thought it would be a great idea! And after I read the post, I was even more convinced that this had nothing to do with the picture I had in my mind of my grandma with her gal-pals in their swim caps and skirted bathing suits hopping around in the retirement community pool!

Kaitlin Gardner started AnApplePerDay.com to further her passion for a family friendly, green living lifestyle. She is married to her best friend and lives in Pennsylvania. In her spare time, she loves to go hiking, biking and enjoy nature. She just started her first book about living an eco-friendly, healthy, natural lifestyle.

Let’s see what she has to say about aqua aerobics, shall we?

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I did it! I finally got my husband to join me for an aqua aerobics class. He had heard me raving about my classes for several weeks, and kept looking very intrigued. He finally asked one day, “So what is so special about these water workouts?” I could hear the challenge, so I just replied, “Why don’t you go with me one time?” He did!

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Resume, Resume, Find me a Job!

First of all, let me announce the winner of the Rodan & Fields giveaway!

Ashley Gill, you are the winner! Congratulations! Send me an email at Kristen@theroadtodomestication.com and I will hook you up!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the giveaway – and as an added bonus, check this out:

Molly is pleased to offer the first 4 people to become preferred customers by day’s end tomorrow (04.24.2014) a FREE full size product from the essentials line! Woah!!!

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Remember this offer is only good until midnight on April 24!

All righty, now, on to resumes.

You may wonder why a blog focused on organizing, cooking, cleaning and decor is doing a post on resumes, huh?

Because I think they are absolutely ESSENTIAL.

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How to Store Excess Bedroom Items

So you’ve probably been a little focused on spring cleaning. You may have even gotten a bit of cleaning done over the long Easter weekend, eh?

A major part of spring cleaning is organizing…you know, so the clean STAYS clean! So when Ella from Moving Van contacted me and asked about a guest post on storage, I figured it was the perfect time to hear more! Here’s what she had to say:

While there are many different shapes and sizes of storage space, few are more economical and inclusive than a cubicle-type setup. So what does this mean exactly? Basically you will save money through using astorage space that is smaller yet contains lots of squares, or cubes. Any other shape is counterproductive as it won’t lend a way of sustaining neatness.

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Once you’ve designated the space, it’s then advisable to supply your own set of shelves. Specifically, these shelves should come in the form of compact cubicles without too much space in between them. These can be bought relatively cheap and locally at furniture stores.

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