Vanilla Apple Cupcakes with Apple Cider Buttercream Frosting

Fall is definitely in the air – the apples are beginning to ripen, there is a brisk bite to the morning air, the kids are back in school. Fall is one of my favorite times of year. I’ve always loved visiting the cider mills in the country and these Vanilla Apple Cupcakes with Apple Cider… [Continue Reading]

apple-cupcakes-with-apple-cider-buttercream-frosting

How to Make and Can Cajun Dill Pickles

Pickles are one of my favorite things! I love all kinds of pickles from Bread & Butter to Dill to Sweet and I can eat them straight out of the jar! I think my very favorite has to be the spicy ones! If y’all have been reading the blog long, you know I have a… [Continue Reading]

How-to-Make-and-Can-Cajun-Dill-Pickles

Mini Open Faced Peach Pie Recipe

Many think of apple pie when they think of the perfect fall pie. While apples are in abundance this time of year, peaches are another great fall fruit and make an amazing pie. This Mini Open Faced Peach Pie is not only delicious and an easy recipe, but are a beautiful little desserts for any… [Continue Reading]

Mini-Open-Faced-Peach-Pie-Recipe

Easy Spider Cupcakes Recipe for a Fun Halloween Treat

Halloween will be here before we know it. If you’re looking for a fun treat, these Spider Cupcakes are super cute! The kids will absolutely love them! It’s an easy recipe that’s great for Halloween parties for the kids and who says adults can’t enjoy them too?! Lighten the mood at the office and put… [Continue Reading]

Spider-Cupcakes

Fall Perennial Planting Tips

Even though summer is over and most plants begin to look drab, fall is not the time to ignore the garden. Early fall is actually the best time to plant and get your garden in order, using perennial planting to establish what your garden will look like next year. Perennials are capable of filling in… [Continue Reading]

Fall-Perennial-Planting-Tips

Delicious Zucchini and Squash Casserole Recipe

If you’re anything like us, we always seem to plant way to many zucchini and squash plants. We have an extra abundance of them! So, we have been coming up with new ways of preparing them! Besides the basic frying or preparing in butter with onions, this delicious Zucchni and Squash Casserole recipe has quickly… [Continue Reading]

zucchini-Squash-Casserole-recipe

How to Make Freezer Corn

There are few things in life better than fresh corn, but it has a very short growing season and it seems to follow the feast or famine cliché. If you’re fortunate enough to have a crop of fresh corn, you just have a few days to preserve it. Canning corn is a lengthy process and… [Continue Reading]

How-to-Make-Freezer-Corn

How to Make Spider Web Pizza for a Fun Spooky Snack!

Halloween will be here before we know it and we will be looking for fun and spooky snacks for the kiddos. This spider Web Pizza Snack is an easy recipe and it’s definitely fun! Not only is it fun and spooky, it’s delicious and the kiddos will love it! Spider Web Pizza Snacks are also… [Continue Reading]

How-to-Make-Spider-Web-Pizza

Recent Posts

Amazon-PayPal-birthday-flash-giveaway-button

Fun $20 Amazon Gift Card or PayPal Giveaway!

We love any reason to have a Giveaway!! Well, today we have a special reason! Today is Kristin’s (It’s Free at Last) Birthday and yesterday was mine, (Diane at Southern Krazed)! We would love for you stop in, say hello and Happy Birthday! We want y’all to join in the celebrating too by offering you (Continue Reading…);

Nucleus-Intercom-Units-Giveaway-button

Win TWO Nucleus Intercom Units!

Smart, Internet-connected Home Intercom Sponsored by Nucleus Hosted by Mom Does Reviews and her smart blogger friends! These Nucleus Intercom Units would be an awesome addition to any home. Around here, if someone is out in the what we call the “man cave”, in order to call them in for supper or ask a simple (Continue Reading…);

snuggle-prize-pack-giveaway-button

Snuggle Prize Pack Giveaway!

This Soft and Snuggly Giveaway is sponsored by Snuggle  Hosted by Mom Does Reviews and her sweet blogger friends! Do you love the scent and softness of Snuggle? Oh, and lets not forget the Snuggle Bear! Well, we have exciting news! During the month of SeptemBEAR, Lovable Pop Culture Icon Shares Birthday Wishes to Make (Continue Reading…);

Kidecals-Labels-Salsa-1

Kidecals Labels Give my Canning Jars Pizazz!

It’s canning season for me and that means I’m focused on getting my veggies and fruits canned for the winter. If you know anything about canning, then you know this takes a significant amount of time. My time is important to me, so anything I can do to help make the canning process more efficient (Continue Reading…);

yumearth-organic-candy-halloween-button

YumEarth Organic Candy Halloween Giveaway!

Halloween has always been a favorite time of year. While my kids are grown now, it was always fun to take them out to all the activities and to trick-or-treat. The sugar high later wasn’t part of the fun, but you know what I mean. The candy back then, and now, is loaded with sugar (Continue Reading…);

Win-It-Wednesday

Win It Wednesday 9/17/14

Win It Wednesday 9/17/14 It’s time for our Win It Wednesday Giveaway Linky for the week of 9/17/14! All Bloggers are welcome! Feel free to link up all your giveaways! Then, browse through and enter some yourself! You never know, someone’s gotta win! It may as well be you! BLOGGERS:  Please remember, all entries MUST (Continue Reading…);

Smart-Mind-Toys-Giveaway-button

Encourage Learning with Smart Mind Toys + a Giveaway!

One of the biggest issues facing America today is how rapidly we are falling behind in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields. The obvious solution is to get more kids interested in them at a younger age. Fred’s Super Dollar has introduced a new line of educational toys called Smart Mind toys! The (Continue Reading…);

8th-Wonder-Giveaway-banner

8th Wonder Spice Blend Giveaway!

Y’all know we love foods with a little kick to them here. If you like adding a little kick of flavor to your every day dishes, 8th Wonder Spice has 17 different flavors to add the perfect flavor to any dish! Check out what Kristin thought about 8th Wonder Spice in her full review here. The (Continue Reading…);

$200-Kohls-Gift-Card-Giveaway-button

$200 Kohl’s Gift Card Giveaway!

Sponsored by Kohl’s and Hosted by Mom Does Reviews I don’t know about y’all, but I simply cannot function without my coffee fix! I love coffee and drink it all day long. Along with coffee, comes the need for the perfect coffee maker. Well, if you’ve ever tried a Keurig, then you know how awesome (Continue Reading…);

Robert-Matthew-Exquisite-Looks

Robert Matthews Handbag Giveaway!

Sponsored by Robert Matthew Organized by Celebrate Woman Today Handbags are one of those things that are right up there with shoes for me. I love them! Even though I have a closet full of them, I can never turn down a good looking handbag! Have you heard of Robert Matthew handbags? If you haven’t… (Continue Reading…);

Activz-Mixed-Vegetable-Powder

Activz Mixed Vegetable Powder Makes it Easy to Add Vegetables

When it comes to getting our daily vegetable supply in, there are some of us that love them and some who don’t. If you have picky eaters, then you know what I am talking about. When it comes to sneaking vegetables into recipes sometimes it’s easier said than done. Recently, I was invited to try (Continue Reading…);

Spider-Cupcakes

Easy Spider Cupcakes Recipe for a Fun Halloween Treat

Halloween will be here before we know it. If you’re looking for a fun treat, these Spider Cupcakes are super cute! The kids will absolutely love them! It’s an easy recipe that’s great for Halloween parties for the kids and who says adults can’t enjoy them too?! Lighten the mood at the office and put (Continue Reading…);

Easy Recipes

Mexican Chicken

Mexican Chicken with Doritos Recipe

This simple Mexican Chicken recipe is one of our favorite recipes! It is really easy and simple to make, plus it taste simply amazing! It also makes a meal unto itself, so there is no need for side (Continue Reading...);

crock pot pinto beans with tomatoes, crock pot pinto beans

Crock Pot Pinto Beans with Stewed Tomatoes

Crock Pot Pinto Beans with Stewed Tomatoes is absolutely one of the easiest meals to prepare. Maybe I should say we eat it as a meal, along with some homemade cornbread. I am all for anything I can (Continue Reading...);

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Anyone up for some yummy home baked bread? How about some delicious Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread? Pumpkin Bread is delicious on it's on, but add in some chocolate chips and you have a serious mouth (Continue Reading...);

More Posts from this Category

Food Preservation

Best-Vegetables-to-Grow-for-Canning

Best Vegetables to Grow for Canning

Being able to grow your own vegetables which you can then can and store in the pantry for the winter is one of the most rewarding parts of gardening. Growing vegetables is the best way to enjoy fresh (Continue Reading...);

44-ways-preserving-vegetables-and-fruits

44 Ways of Preserving Vegetables and Fruits

Now that gardening season is in full swing, we will all be busy canning, freezing and dehydrating our bounty! Of course we will be enjoying fresh veggies and fruit along the way, but by preserving the (Continue Reading...);

Tips-for-Freezing-Surplus-Tomatoes

Tips for Freezing Surplus Tomatoes

In an especially good year, your tomato plants will produce more fruit than you could ever use fresh. Many gardeners choose to process their surplus tomatoes into sauce or paste, but it is actually (Continue Reading...);

More Posts from this Category

Gardening

Tips-for-Growing-the-Perfect-Winter-Squash

Tips for Growing the Perfect Winter Squash

There are quite a few different types of winter squash to choose from. Winter squash is harvested much later in the season. Squash is a hearty and fibrous food that can bring much needed nutrients (Continue Reading...);

Tips-for-Growing-Potatoes

Tips for Growing Potatoes

Potatoes are a staple at our house. It's not uncommon to see some form of potatoes on all three menus for the day! Growing potatoes isn't hard and there's something about fresh home grown potatoes (Continue Reading...);

Herbs to Grow in Shade

Herbs to Grow in Shade

Not everyone is blessed with a garden that can be grown in full sun, so learning about the plants that can survive in the shade is a learning process.  When designing your shade garden, make sure you (Continue Reading...);

More Posts from this Category

Green Living

5 ways to Naturally Flavor Water

5 ways to Naturally Flavor Water

You know you need to drink more water, but if you want something with a little more flavor, you may be looking to drink additives to make your water more palatable. Some of those may contain added (Continue Reading...);

10 Myths About Going Green

10 Myths About Going Green

There are so many reasons people think that a green, more sustainable lifestyle is not something that will fit their way of life. The truth is, going green is not an all-or-nothing thing and many (Continue Reading...);

Proper Ways to Wash Dish Cloths and Kitchen Towels

Did you know there is a right and wrong way of washing dish cloths and kitchen towels? Diѕh cloths аnd kitсhеn tоwеlѕ fall intо a diffеrеnt саtеgоrу оf ‘tурiсаl’ laundry. Like сlоth diapers, kitсhеn (Continue Reading...);

More Posts from this Category