Pot Pie 12 Perfect Ways

Over the years I’ve served a lot of Pot Pie to my family.  It’s simply a hearty classic that the whole family enjoys. The great thing about Pot Pie is it’s how versatile it is. You can make it so many different ways, for example, have you ever considered Tamale Pot Pies

It’s time to get out of your comfort zone! We hope you’ll try some of these amazing recipes that we have compiled from our talented blogger friends. Which one will you try first? How about taking some of that leftover turkey from Thanksgiving and make Turkey Pot Pie?
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Enter to Win a ScentSicles Prize Pack! 3 Winners Ends 12/7


Don’t you love the fresh scent of a fresh cut Christmas tree?

You can still enjoy the fresh-cut Christmas tree scent even if you have an artificial tree using ScentSicles! 

About ScentSicles

ScentSicles®, the largest Christmas fragrance brand in the world, creates scented ornaments that make any Christmas tree smell fresh-cut. These discreet, fragrance-infused ornaments add that authentic Christmas tree fragrance to an artificial tree or enhance the scent of a real tree. ScentSicles® may be purchased online at www.scentsicles.com and at major retailers throughout the United States.


 1 of THREE ScentSicles prize packs, just in time for the Holidays!

Three (3) prize packs of assorted ScentSicles products:

  • Assortment of three (3) ScentSicles Scented Ornaments bottles – Designed to naturally blend in, ScentSicles Scented Ornaments add that authentic Christmas tree fragrance to an artificial tree or enhance the scent of a real tree.
  • One (1) Table Ornament – Fragrance your holiday tablescape – it’s like a candle but without the flame.
  • One (1) pack of Scented Sprigs – Fragrance your wreaths, garland, and holiday decor.
  • One (1) pack of White Winter Fir BURSTS – BURSTS are wax melt alternatives that last longer and start stronger.
  • One (1) pack of White Winter Fir AutoSticks – Fill your car with the smell of Christmas. You’ll feel like you just drove off the Christmas tree lot.

The giveaway is open to US residents, ages 18+ and ends on 12/7/17.

Wrinkle Free: 4 Secrets to the Fountain of Youth for Your Appearance

Contributed by Meghan Belnap

No one wants to look old. There are several things you can do to keep that youthful appearance. You can stimulate your brain and eat plant-based foods. Other ideas include getting regular exercises and keeping your skin healthy.

Brain Stimulation

As you get up in age, your brain changes. When you keep your brain active, you create new cells, according to a Harvard University study. You can do so by reading, taking classes, working on puzzles or solving math problems. Your mind stays active when it gets stimulation. Other ways to keep your brain busy is to draw, paint, or do other crafts.
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Everything You Need to Know about Caring For Your Diamond Engagement Ring

Everyone knows that diamonds are the most durable substance on Earth. That goes for that precious diamond you proudly boast on your finger as well. But even though nothing can scratch a diamond but another diamond, the rest of your ring is not as durable. The metallic base of the ring could easily get scratched or discolored if you use certain chemicals around it. The prong holding the ring might also get loose and you might lose the precious gemstone for good.
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Let It Glow, Let It Glow, Let It Glow: Holiday Outdoor Decorating Tips

Contributed by Cate Palmer

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The holiday season is here and all of a sudden, everything feels better. Some can’t wait to have some time off from work, others like the snow. For most, it’s about family and values we all keep close to our hearts: love, friendship and kindness.

This is one of the main reasons people enjoy decorating their homes and sharing that festive euphoria with the world. The real challenge, though, is turning your outdoors into the merry scenery ready to welcome guests in your home and carol singers at your doorstep.
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Moving: How To Reduce Stress And Increase Efficiency

Moving is an exciting time for all of us. Taking your whole house apart in order to just pack it into boxes again, is an exhilarating experience in itself. You will probably find all the random things you’ve lost around the house over the years while you’re at it. It’s a win-win scenario. While the feeling of knowing you will soon be moving into your new house usually is enough to overpower the existential dread of knowing you will soon have to transport several hundred kilograms of clutter to your new destination, the feeling never really goes away until you’re done. Now, while the whole thing may not be the easiest process, there’s no need to make it harder for yourself, have a look at some tips and tricks you can pick up for the next time you are moving house.

Pack in advance

This may seem like a rather obvious and generic tip since a wise person does nearly everything in advance, but honestly, this is probably one of the better things you could do for yourself in this scenario. Having everything ready by the time the actual moving will start, will take a gigantic load off your shoulders and make the entire process a much less stressful experience. The people moving all your stuff, including yourself, will thank you. Not to mention, you will have extra time to realise if you are missing or forgetting anything. If you do everything last minute, the probability of something getting left behind is quite high.
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Why You Would Need A Good Transmission Specialist

Contributed by Lara Buck

The face of servicing of automotive transmission have changed with time, and now the mechanics handling this are required to be experts in handling computerized transmissions. Technology has been upgrading sharply and fast. To match up with that, the experts are also being cultivated with more care. More knowledge and expertise with computers is required these days. Hence when you are finding a transmission specialist you should know, if they have the latest updated knowledge or not. Backdated technology and knowledge may be of little help for your car.


The modern-day car transmissions, both manual and automated have changed a lot through the last few years. With the involvement of computer programs in automated transmissions, the technology got too advanced, and now only trained mechanics who have adequate knowledge can handle them. A very interesting observation would let you know that the transmission specialist can work overtime, at odd hours, and also in odd positions where muscles may get pulled or cramped. This will give you an idea of how serious and difficult the job is, which they do with strong determination.
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Here’s How to Impress Your Business Partners

If you want your business to succeed, people skills are the first thing you are going to have to develop. You can be a genius in your respective field, but running a startup means you will have to attend various business meetings regularly.

Leaving a good first impression is vital. That does not end with impressing your clients. You have to impress other business owners and potential investors and business partners. The latter two are particularly important as they often help keep the wheels going. Naturally, you’ll want your relationship to start off on the right foot.
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Enter to win a 3-pack of Magic Light Wands! $75 arv Ends 12/1

Looking for a magical tradition? The Magic Light Wand is fun for all ages. With the push of a button and wave of the magic wand you can turn on and off all of your holiday lights! We started our tradition with the Magic Light Wand last year and everyone who comes to visit is in awe of it!

Magic Light Wand isn’t just a toy wand.  Inside the box, you’ll find a sparkly wand with a star on top, and a receiver. The wand becomes the remote control, allowing kids to control the festive tradition of lighting the Christmas tree! Once the wand is turned on, all it takes is the imagination and inspiration of a child to make it work. When they command the Christmas tree lights to turn on, the Magic Light Wand will not only light up, but it also releases a spellbinding magical sound! After you enter the giveaway below, be sure to check out The Binder Ladies’ full review of these awesome products HERE!



Set of 3 Magic Light Wands

This set retails for $75.
There will be FIVE winners!
The more entries you complete, the better your chance of winning!
The giveaway ends 12/1/17 at 7 am CT
The participating bloggers are not responsible for prize shipment, nor were they compensated for this post. Winner will have 48 hours to respond to an email from thebinderladies@gmail.com, to claim their prize, before a new winner is selected. Consider adding this email to your contact list. This giveaway is in no way affiliated with any social media platform. Prize redemption will be verified.

Women’s Bean Project Sample Gift Basket Giveaway Ends 12/1

Who doesn’t love to receive a gift basket?

Especially when it’s filled to the brim with delicious treats!

Our friends over at the Women’s Bean Project is sponsoring a giveaway for Powered by Mom’s readers! This sampler gift basket is full of soup mixes, scone mix, tea mix, spices, and so much more! Not only does it makes the perfect gift for any occasion, their mission as a business is to empower and employ women.

After you enter the giveaway below, be sure and read Powered by Mom writer, Amanda’s review HERE!

About Women’s Bean Project Sampler Gift Basket 

Take a look and see what’s included in this basket!

  • This gift basket has a variety of products including:
  • 10 Bean Soup Mix
  • Firehouse Chili Mix
  • Spicy Split Pea Soup Mix
  • Golden Cornbread Mix
  • Cream Scone Mix
  • BBQ Spice Blend
  • Garlic & Herb Spice Blend
  • Green Chili Spice Blend
  • Rainbow Popcorn
  • Raspberry Lemongrass Iced Tea Mix
  • Jelly Beans


Women’s Bean Project Sample Gift Basket Giveaway

Sponsored by: Women’s Bean Project Hosted by: Powered by Mom

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