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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Onyx Stainless Steel Lunch Containers are a more Eco-Friendly Option!

In trying to be health conscious and eco-friendly, we love to use stainless steel containers. With stainless steel containers, you don’t have to worry about chemicals that leach into the food like you do with plastic. Also, stainless steel is reusable which creates less litter to be dealt with! When kids use Onyx Stainless Steel (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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Philly Cheese Steak Casserole with Ground Beef Recipe

Philly Cheese Steak Casserole with Ground Beef Recipe

Have you ever rushed home from work, or a busy day of errands, only to face the fact that you now have to prepare something for the family to eat for supper? Meanwhile, little Johnny has a special (Continue Reading...);

Christmas Truffles Recipe

Christmas Truffles Recipe

Christmas is the time of year that we make lots of homemade candies. Then we have a candy exchange day and get a new kind that we didn't make and end up with enough candy to give to teachers, mail (Continue Reading...);

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Easy and Delicious Berry Bites Recipe

With Summer almost here and all the fresh berries available, I wanted to share this easy recipe for delicious Berry Bites. It is a favorite for a light dessert or snack. With only a few ingredients, (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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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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Canning Pumpkin

Save your Pumpkins by Canning Them! Fall is in full swing, Halloween is now over and now you still have pumpkins.  If you are anything like me you want to be as frugal as possible so you save the (Continue Reading...);

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Vegetable Garden Basics in Planning Your Garden

In a lot of the country, you can’t tell by looking outside, but spring is here. If you are planning a garden, you are itching to start prepping for the planting.  Experienced gardeners have already (Continue Reading...);

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Tips for Growing Tomatoes

Nothing beats having a bacon and tomato sandwich for an afternoon meal. I love the taste of freshly picked beefsteak tomatoes and I, for one, make sure that I plant a few different tomato plants each (Continue Reading...);

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Preparing Potted Perennials for Winter

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Items to Recycle from the Kitchen

There are a lot of common items to recycle from the kitchen, that we use on a daily basis, once the item is beyond it's prime.  The kitchen is where most of the trash comes from in my house and I've (Continue Reading...);

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Uses for Used Tea Bags

Tea is an all time favorite drink, especially in the south where I live. We just can't go without our iced tea! Actually, I love tea hot or cold and all varieties! But, have you ever thought about (Continue Reading...);

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10 Odd Money Saving Ways to Use Eggs!

We all love eggs for breakfast, baking and cooking. But, did you know there are so many more amazing things you can use eggs for? From personal care to around the house, we have some unique and odd (Continue Reading...);

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