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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Make Cooking Fun for the Whole Family

Three meals a day, every day – even if you love cooking, there are times when it seems like all you do is cook, clean and repeat, all day. You are bored of the same old thing so you try to surprise everyone with something new and the kids hate it, even if it’s made (Continue Reading…);

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Cranberry Muffins Recipe with Fresh Cranberries

I believe I have found a new favorite breakfast food! These Cranberry Muffins are so delicious straight from the oven with a hot cup of coffee! Oh yea! My mouth is watering just thinking about them! And, did I mention how easy they are to make? Yep! In ten minutes or less, you can have them (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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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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Wild Oats Holiday Recipes Prize Pack Giveaway! 3 Winners! + a FREE Holiday Recipe eBook! #wildoatsholidayrecipes

Sponsored by: Wild Oats Hosted by: Mom Does Reviews, Southern Krazed and Having Fun Saving I think the most of us would always choose organic food if we could. Price is a big factor isn’t it? Well, I’m excited to tell you it’s not anymore! Have you heard of Wild Oats Products? Wild Oats Products is (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

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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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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Easy Southwest Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Looking for a way to enjoy the deliciousness of Tex-Mex but trying to avoid gluten? The main problem with most Tex-Mex is it relies on a shell or chip as the delivery device for the yummy goodness. (Continue Reading...);

Deep Fried Onion Rings Recipe

Deep Fried Onion Rings Recipe

Deep Fried Onion Rings is a favorite of mine. While usually served as a side dish, I love them so much I can have just the onion rings and be happy. I use to envy those big crisp deep fried onion (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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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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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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How to Make Freezer Corn

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Simple DIY Bird Bath using Terra Cotta Flower Pots

It is so enjoyable and relaxing to watch birds splash and play in the water. Birds need water not only to drink but cool off and take a bath, especially in the summer months when there may not be as (Continue Reading...);

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Easy DIY Cookie Cutter & Washi Tape Holiday Ornament

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Easy Decorative Twine Wrapped Eggs

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Growing Fruit Trees in Containers

People frеquеntlу want to grоw some tуре of fruit trее in a соntаinеr, usually bесаuѕе оf рооr ѕоil, imрrореr climate оr lасk оf ѕuffiсiеnt space as is оftеn thе case around apartments and (Continue Reading...);

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Miracle-Gro | The Gro Project Inspires Gardeners!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.   Every year, we plant a big garden with our favorite vegetables. In addition to (Continue Reading...);

Hyacinth, Fragrant Spring Flowers to Grow Indoors

Fragrant Spring Flowers to Grow Indoors

There are several flowers and bulbs that bloom from early spring to the beginning of summer, but after the long months of winter it’s the fragrant ones that really add something to the home. Shopping (Continue Reading...);

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