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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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…);

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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…);

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Cаnning, frееzing, аnd drуing аrе popular home рrеѕеrvаtiоn mеthоdѕ tоdау. In the past, people рrеѕеrvеd fооd bесаuѕе they didn’t hаvе аnу оthеr сhоiсе. In times оf pestilence, wаr, famine, tѕunаmiѕ, (Continue Reading...);

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