Easy Loaded Potato Soup using Instant Potatoes

When the weather gets cold outside or when anyone in the family gets sick, Loaded Potato Soup is a go-to recipe. There is something about eating a hot bowl of soup that makes you feel warm and comforted. If you don’t have a lot of time, but would still like a hearty potato soup, try… [Continue Reading]

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Easy Banana Bread Recipe

Banana Bread is one a favorite of mine! I love to eat it straight out of the oven while it’s warm with a hot cup of coffee or a tall cold glass of milk. However, even when after it has cooled, it’s more like a dessert to me. Baking Banana Bread has an added benefit… [Continue Reading]

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Homemade Pecan Cocoa Fudge Recipe

Fudge is one of my all-time favorite sweets! I’m not sure why, but it seems the only time I make it is around the holidays. It is one of the things I look forward to each year. I have to say, I am not a big sweet eater, but I can make a dent in… [Continue Reading]

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Scrumptious Pecan Pie Pudding Recipe

Looking for a totally awesome dessert? Look no further! This scrumptious Pecan Pie Pudding recipe will have everyone ooing and awing! Serve it up in a fancy glass or unique bowl and you have a dessert that not only taste delicious, but looks like a professional chef has been in your kitchen. The creamy smoothness… [Continue Reading]

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7 Fireplace Safety Tips

A warm and crackling fire is a wonderful way to enjoy a chilly winter’s eve. But before you strike a match, here are 7 fireplace safety tips you should know. When you keep these 7 fireplace safety tips in mind, you can enjoy a clean burning fire that not only is beautiful and toasty, but… [Continue Reading]

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25 Snazzy Snowflake Crafts

With all of the cold weather sweeping the nation, you might be looking for some fun crafts to do inside! What better idea than to do some snazzy snowflake crafts with your family? There are lots of different crafts that you can do and I have some crafts here for both adults and kids! Get… [Continue Reading]

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Easy DIY Cookie Cutter & Washi Tape Holiday Ornament

With an old cookie cutter and roll of washi tape, you can create a holiday ornament perfect for decorating your tree. Take a peek below at how you can get started! You will find that this craft is such an easy and frugal way to get into the holiday spirit. Cookie Cutter & Washi Tape… [Continue Reading]

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Popcorn Puppy Chow with Marshmallows for a Yummy Treat!

If you’re looking for a fun and tasty treat, look no further! This easy recipe for Popcorn Puppy Chow with Marshmallows may look like puppy chow (hence the name), but it’s not for the dog. It’s a delicious treat you will love! A little bit of salty, a little bit of sweet, add some crunch,… [Continue Reading]

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Quick and Easy Honey Glazed Baby Carrots

Carrots are a favorite in my family whether they are raw or cooked. However, this easy recipe for Honey Glazed Baby Carrots tops the list! They are great to serve as a side dish with so many meals and can be made in a matter of minutes. If you have trouble getting your kids to… [Continue Reading]

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Melt in Your Mouth Microwave Pralines!

If you are looking for an all time favorite, this is it! Pralines are a common sweet treat in the South and they are so delicious! While they may not be New Orleans quality, these Microwave Pralines are easy and quick to make and are melt in your mouth yummy! Give them a try and… [Continue Reading]

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White Chocolate Peppermint Stir Sticks

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10 Christmas Crafts for Kids

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Delectible Apple Butter and Cheddar Puffs Appetizers

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Easy Banana Bread Recipe

Banana Bread is one a favorite of mine! I love to eat it straight out of the oven while it’s warm with a hot cup of coffee or a tall cold glass of milk. However, even when after it has cooled, it’s more like a dessert to me. Baking Banana Bread has an added benefit (Continue Reading…);

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25 Snazzy Snowflake Crafts

With all of the cold weather sweeping the nation, you might be looking for some fun crafts to do inside! What better idea than to do some snazzy snowflake crafts with your family? There are lots of different crafts that you can do and I have some crafts here for both adults and kids! Get (Continue Reading…);

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Win It Wednesday 11/26/14 It’s time for our Win It Wednesday Giveaway Linky for the week of 11/26/14! 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…);

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Homemade Pecan Cocoa Fudge Recipe

Fudge is one of my all-time favorite sweets! I’m not sure why, but it seems the only time I make it is around the holidays. It is one of the things I look forward to each year. I have to say, I am not a big sweet eater, but I can make a dent in (Continue Reading…);

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Scrumptious Pecan Pie Pudding Recipe

Looking for a totally awesome dessert? Look no further! This scrumptious Pecan Pie Pudding recipe will have everyone ooing and awing! Serve it up in a fancy glass or unique bowl and you have a dessert that not only taste delicious, but looks like a professional chef has been in your kitchen. The creamy smoothness (Continue Reading…);

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What’s the Difference Between Onion Colors?

There are many different varieties and kinds of onions, especially the red, white and yellow onions. Each color and kind has their own unique flavor and can be used in a different way. Some can be (Continue Reading...);

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This Pink Fluff recipe is a simply delicious and melts in your mouth! It is also a super easy one if you need a dish to take for a get-together. You can make it up the night before and you have it (Continue Reading...);

Easy Chocolate Covered Easter Peeps

Easy Chocolate Covered Easter Peeps

These easy chocolate covered Easter Peeps are an easy recipe and idea to do for the kiddos. With only 3 ingredients and straws, or sticks, they don't require a lot of work and are simple adorable. The (Continue Reading...);

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How to Make Your Own Homemade Dehydrated Banana Chips

If you end up with leftover bananas at the end of the week like we do and are sick of freezing them, this is another great alternative. Use them in cereals, oatmeal or any other recipes that call for (Continue Reading...);

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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...);

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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...);

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You may have heard many people rave about how composting helps the environment. But how is that possible? And how can you start using compost to aid your garden? Composting is often considered to (Continue Reading...);

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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...);

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Items to Recycle from the Kitchen

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Mosquito Repellent Plants

Nо one likеѕ gеtting bitten bу mosquitoes. It iѕ a problem that mаnу реорlе face, especially in thе summer months. Mosquito bitеѕ аrе itсhу, аnnоуing аnd can еvеn carry diѕеаѕеѕ. Mаnу gаrdеnеrѕ аnd (Continue Reading...);

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