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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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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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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Caprese Frittata Recipe for a Delicious Breakfast or Brunch

Whether you’re looking for a breakfast or brunch idea, a frittata or open faced omelet is a great option. A frittata is an Italian dish made from primarily eggs. It’s similar to an omelet or quiche without the crust. You can add any ingredients you like including meats and veggies but this Caprese Frittata is… [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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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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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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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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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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Caprese Frittata Recipe for a Delicious Breakfast or Brunch

Whether you’re looking for a breakfast or brunch idea, a frittata or open faced omelet is a great option. A frittata is an Italian dish made from primarily eggs. It’s similar to an omelet or quiche without the crust. You can add any ingredients you like including meats and veggies but this Caprese Frittata is (Continue Reading…);

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10 DIY Pampering Homemade Spa Treatments

We have a special treat for you today! I have gotten together with a few blogger friends to bring you 10 Homemade Spa Treatments! No harsh chemicals, just simple ingredients you have at home. Even though they are easy and simple, they will have your skin glowing and have you feeling extra pampered! These Home (Continue Reading…);

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Delicious Spaghetti Squash Primavera Recipe

Spaghetti squash is a variety of winter squash that is loaded in antioxidants. The flesh of spaghetti squash, when raw, is solid and similar to that of other raw squash. But, when you cook spaghetti squash, the flesh comes out in ribbons or strands like spaghetti. Spaghetti squash is low in calories, making it a (Continue Reading…);

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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…);

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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…);

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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…);

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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…);

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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…);

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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…);

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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…);

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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…);

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$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…);

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Benefits of Using a Slow Cooker

Benefits of Using a Slow Cooker

Although you can use your slow cooker any time of year, many people associate them with the warm, rich foods of autumn and winter. It's true that slow cookers are ideal for meaty stews and other (Continue Reading...);

Easter Chick Sugar Cookies Recipe

Easter Chick Sugar Cookies Recipe

Today, we have some adorable Easter Chick Sugar Cookies to share with you. It's an easy recipe made with rolled cookie dough, but they turn out so darn cute! You can even change the recipe up a bit by (Continue Reading...);

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Blissfully Delicious Banana Split Pie Recipe

I have a very special recipe for you today for a Banana Split Pie! I LOVE Banana Splits! But, I very seldom have them because they are so expensive and I can't eat the whole thing. Well, I have a way (Continue Reading...);

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Freezing Vegetables and Fruits

Summer time brings on lots of great produce but if you are anything like me I never get it all used up.  So instead of throwing it out I have learned to freeze it so I have more to use in the other (Continue Reading...);

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5 Unique Ways to Preserve Fruits and Vegetables

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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Vegetable Canning 101

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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Introduction to Hydroponics and Saving Money on your Food Bill

About the Author: Today’s post is from Chris Wimmer of Health Smart Living.  Chris is an urban hydroponic hobbyist who uses hydroponics to maximize his 400 square foot yard and extend the short (Continue Reading...);

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Building a Bean Tower

If there’s one thing you know about your children, you know they enjoy playing hide and seek. Why not try building a bean tower that they can use it to hide in and still provide the family with fresh (Continue Reading...);

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12 Vegetable Gardening Tips

It's time for vegetable gardening to be getting into full swing. Whether you are a new gardener or have years of experience, most of us love to learn new tips and tricks to try out. I love to see what (Continue Reading...);

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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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Recycle Your Clothes

Recycle Your Clothes!! Clothes are simple to reuse and there are at least a half a dozen that I know of right off hand.  Don't pitch them before you think about the ways you can reuse them!! Helping (Continue Reading...);

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10 Uses for Epsom Salt for Beauty and Health Issues

Epsom salt isn't really salt. It's actually a compound of sulfate and magnesium, which is a naturally occurring mineral. It's a known treatment for many ailments. But did you know Epsom Salt can also (Continue Reading...);

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