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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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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White Chocolate Peppermint Stir Sticks

When the weather is cold outside, nothing is better than curling up on the couch with a warm soft blanket and a hot cup of hot chocolate to watch a favorite movie or read a book. I love hot chocolate and I like all the works to go with it! Give me plenty of marshmallows… [Continue Reading]

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Fried Hominy Recipe

Hominy is one of those foods you either love or you hate. Personally, I love hominy but  I have family members that hate it. There are also others that will eat it fried, when they don’t like it any other way. At any rate, Fried Hominy is an easy recipe that is a southern favorite!… [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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Copy Cat Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli Recipe

If you love pasta and love Olive Garden, then you’re in the right place! Pasta is one of my favorite foods and this Copy Cat Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli Recipe is so yummy and delicious. Serve it with a big chunk of homemade or garlic bread and it’s a hearty meal that’s especially nice… [Continue Reading]

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Easy Peanut Butter Icebox Cake Recipe

If you like easy, but don’t want to sacrifice on taste and looks, check out this delicious and easy recipe for Peanut Butter Icebox Cake! Delicious chocolate combines with peanut butter to bring you a taste you just can’t resist! But, what makes this recipe special is the size of these treats! The recipe yields… [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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Caramelized Apple and Onion Grits Crostini

Caramelized Apple and Onion Grits Crostini is an all time favorite Southern appetizer! Giving it it’s Southern flare are the grits, which are substituted in the bread. It is then topped with apple and onion. The flavors come together to give you a delicious and mouth watering appetizer! If you are in need of a… [Continue Reading]

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Waffle Breakfast Sandwich Recipe

Breakfast foods are my favorite foods! I may not always eat them at normal breakfast time, actually I prefer them for supper. Is anyone with me on this? Normally, when you think of a breakfast sandwich, ideas of biscuits, eggs and bacon may come to mind. But, have you ever thought about using waffles instead (Continue Reading…);

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Simplism iPhone 5/5s Cases Giveaway! – 2 Winners!

The great phone case giveaway is sponsored by Simplism and hosted by Mom Does Reviews her and blogger friends We all love blinging our iphone out don’t we? Sometimes the cases can get expensive. Simplism iphone cases are high quality and affordable! Never heard of Simplism, here’s a bit about them. Who is Simplism? Simplism (Continue Reading…);

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17 Essential Items for your Pantry

I am going to have to break myself of watching the Food Network! There is something about watching cooking shows on TV that pushes you to into the kitchen. It looks so delicious and the kitchen starts calling your name to try out the new creation! Whether that is the case, or if you just (Continue Reading…);

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Cuban Slider Sandwiches

Cuban Slider Sandwiches are the perfect little sandwiches to serve for get-togethers and parties or even game night and they are super easy to make! These delicious little sandwiches are loaded with ham, roast pork and swiss cheese, then topped with mustard and relish! You better make an extra batch because they are sure to (Continue Reading…);

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Win It Wednesday 12/17/14 It’s time for our Win It Wednesday Giveaway Linky for the week of 12/17/14! 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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Copy Cat Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli Recipe

If you love pasta and love Olive Garden, then you’re in the right place! Pasta is one of my favorite foods and this Copy Cat Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli Recipe is so yummy and delicious. Serve it with a big chunk of homemade or garlic bread and it’s a hearty meal that’s especially nice (Continue Reading…);

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Hurricane Spin Mop Giveaway!

This giveaway is sponsored by TeleBrands and HurricaneMop.com and it’s hosted by Mom Does Reviews and her great blogger friends! About the Hurricane Mop: The Hurricane Spin Mop is the amazing mop and bucket system that cleans practically anything and everything, picking up dirt then spinning it away! Just dip the mop head in the (Continue Reading…);

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Win a Night at the Museum Activity Tin AND a $25 Visa Gift Card!

The new Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb opens in theaters 12/19!! So, we want to do a fun giveaway to celebrate! Sponsored by Night at the Museum and hosted by Mom Does Reviews and her movie-loving Blogger Friends! Visit all the NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB websites – #NightAtTheMuseum (Continue Reading…);

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Cajun Shrimp Gumbo Fritters Recipe

There is one thing to be said about Southern recipes and another for true Cajun recipes! I had the privilege to grow up with a Cajun uncle in the family. Let me just say, Cajun folk believe in cooking! My uncle loved to cook and was always coming up with new dishes that were full (Continue Reading…);

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Win a Disney Kids’ Frozen Watch in Gift Tin!

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Upcycled Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas

Christmas is just around the corner and I bet your Christmas gift list is all filled out. Your budget might be all maxed out with all the gift buying but when it comes to wrapping, you don’t even have to cash out a single cent. You can look around your house and find something that (Continue Reading…);

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Delectible Apple Butter and Cheddar Puffs Appetizers

Who would think that apple butter and cheddar cheese together could make such a delicious treat? If you are looking for a recipe for the perfect appetizer, or just a delicious snack, this delicious (Continue Reading...);

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Grilled Turkey

Grilled Turkey is a delicious way to break away from the traditional stuffed turkey! We always enjoy it! Ingredients Turkey (10-12 pounds), thawed 1 Packet Dry Italian Dressing Mix Vegetable (Continue Reading...);

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Easy St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Fruit Tray

We have a fun and easy St. Patrick's Day Rainbow Fruit Tray recipe for you today. Oh, and did I mention healthy?! The kiddos will enjoy the rainbow with the pot of gold and moms will be happy they are (Continue Reading...);

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This time of the year I always have a lot of extra vegetables from the garden.  But I don't want them to go to waste so I've turned to home canning as a way to help preserve them and cut down on our (Continue Reading...);

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Fruit Canning 101

In years past, fruit canning used to be done all of the time. Now that we are looking into ways to be more frugal, we are going back to things we used to do in the past.  Canning fruits is a huge (Continue Reading...);

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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...);

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15 Homemade Gifts in a Jar

These days no one has a lot of money for Christmas gifts. What about adding a personal touch? Homemade gifts in a jar add a special personal touch and they are less expensive! They're simple, frugal, (Continue Reading...);

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DIY Pretty Paisley Painted Mason Jar Craft

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Creative Kids Activity: Painting with Nature

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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...);

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Edible Flowers: The what, why and how of them

Sure, flowers are pretty to look at and smell, but did you know some of them are also quite tasty? Many flowering plants are good to eat and good for you! Edible flowers can be found in the wild if (Continue Reading...);

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Composting Basics – Part 1

We’ve covered the why of composting, so let’s get into the how of composting a little bit. Composting is the art and science of using the natural process of decomposition to turn food scraps, yard (Continue Reading...);

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