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Butter Pecan Cupcakes with Caramel Buttercream Frosting Recipe

  If you have an overactive sweet tooth and have been looking for a substitute for that plain Jane Hersey’s bar you’ve been nibbling on, then I’ve got just the recipe you need. Butter Pecan Cupcakes are fairly easy to whip up if you’ve got a bit of time. While you are making them, just… [Continue Reading]

Butter Pecan Cupcakes with Caramel Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Caramel Apple Nachos Recipe

  Finding healthy snacks and deserts can be such a pain. No one likes to have to sacrifice their sweet cravings for healthy, tasteless options. When I started hunting around for recipes to use that are healthy and packed with sweet tooth satisfying goodness, I was surprised to find a treasure trove of healthy yet… [Continue Reading]

Caramel Apple Nachos Recipe

33 Scrumptious Strawberry Desserts

  Nothing quite says summer like a batch of fresh picked Strawberries. Every year when I was a kid my family and I would head to our local strawberry picking fields and after a long day of picking we’d take our haul home with us to sort through and find the best ones. We loved… [Continue Reading]

33 Scrumptious Strawberry Desserts

Homemade Cheese Sauce Recipe

  Whether you’re trying to jazz up a bowl of steamed veggies, looking for the perfect dip for your dunkable snacks at your upcoming gathering or just trying something new, I can’t think of anything better to recommend than this recipe for Homemade Cheese Sauce. I love it on fresh steamed broccoli and it makes… [Continue Reading]

Easy Homemade Cheese Sauce Recipe

Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins for Yummy Treat!

  Bakery style muffins are simply the best! There is something about those big puffy delightful muffins that make them taste oh so good! For breakfast or an afternoon treat with coffee, you just can’t beat them. While I love all flavors, my very favorite are Chocolate Chip Muffins. A big puffy Chocolate Chip Muffin… [Continue Reading]

Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins

Crock Pot Pazookie Recipe

Spring is in the air! The snow and ice have gone and we can finally put aside our bulky coats and gloves. Now that the weather is warming up we can celebrate by reveling in the warmth of the sun. What better way to celebrate than with this deliciously gooey recipe for Crock Pot Pazookie?… [Continue Reading]

Crock Pot Pazookie Recipe

Almond Swirl Frosting Recipe & Tutorial

  As much of a fan as I am of cake based desserts, I think it’s safe to say that I’m also a huge fan of the frosting on top as well. Be it chocolate, vanilla, strawberry or anything in between, I’m a frosting gal all the way. I had the chance recently to try… [Continue Reading]

Almond Swirl Frosting Recipe

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33 Scrumptious Strawberry Desserts

33 Scrumptious Strawberry Desserts

  Nothing quite says summer like a batch of fresh picked Strawberries. Every year when I was a kid my family and I would head to our local strawberry picking fields and after a long day of picking we’d take our haul home with us to sort through and find the best ones. We loved (Continue Reading…);

Almond Swirl Frosting Recipe

Almond Swirl Frosting Recipe & Tutorial

  As much of a fan as I am of cake based desserts, I think it’s safe to say that I’m also a huge fan of the frosting on top as well. Be it chocolate, vanilla, strawberry or anything in between, I’m a frosting gal all the way. I had the chance recently to try (Continue Reading…);

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Lemon Bars for a Delicious Sweet Treat!

Lemon Bars for a Delicious Sweet Treat!

  I admit I have a chocolate addiction. Right along with it I seem to love anything lemon! Lemon cakes, breads and anything in between seem to go so good with my afternoon coffee! I mean really, how can you resist?! I have told you about my favorite Lemon Loaf Cake and the oh so delicicious Lemon (Continue Reading…);

Natural Mosquito Repellents for Protection without the Chemicals!

Natural Mosquito Repellents for Protection without the Chemicals!

  With summer means time to go outdoors and play, and you’ll want these natural mosquito repellents on hand to protect your skin. While mosquito bites aren’t typically life threatening, they are frustrating. From minor itching to allergic reactions and large wounds they can be a struggle to heal. Kids tend to scratch more often (Continue Reading…);

EASY ‘YUMMY’ RECIPES

Strawberry Chia Seed Jam Recipe

Strawberry Chia Seed Jam Recipe

I am still finding new ways to use these delicious little Chia Seeds! If you haven't heard of Chia seeds, they are actually an annual herb whose seeds are loaded with health benefits. These little (Continue Reading...);

Stuffed-Mushrooms

Easy & Tasty Stuffed Mushrooms

Are you looking for something a little different to serve as a side dish? This easy recipe for Stuffed Mushrooms will fit the bill perfectly! It so easy to do and taste simple delicious! If you love (Continue Reading...);

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FOOD PRESERVATION

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44 Ways of Preserving Vegetables and Fruits

Now that gardening season is in full swing, we will all be busy canning, freezing and dehydrating our bounty! Of course we will be enjoying fresh veggies and fruit along the way, but by preserving the (Continue Reading...);

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Chipotle Strawberry Jam Recipe and Canning Instructions

  Love homemade strawberry jam but tired of the same old recipe? Get ready to spice things up with this fabulous Chipotle Strawberry Jam recipe! Not too sweet and just the right amount of Chipotle (Continue Reading...);

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GARDENING

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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...);

Gardening is a Great Money Saver

Gardening is a great Money Saver

Gardening is a great Money Saver each year for us! Each spring we plant a garden in order to get some fresh vegetables at a fraction of the cost as well as to preserve them for other seasons.  The (Continue Reading...);

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GREEN LIVING

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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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Homemade Oatmeal Bath Bag Recipe with Vanilla Bean and Cinnamon

This Homemade Oatmeal Bath Bag recipe is full of soothing vanilla, oatmeal and cinnamon. It's a wonderful treat while soaking in a tub. As the water runs through the bag, the fragrance of the vanilla (Continue Reading...);

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