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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Sponsored by Robert Matthew Organized by Celebrate Woman Today Handbags are one of those things that are right up there with shoes for me. I love them! Even though I have a closet full of them, I can never turn down a good looking handbag! Have you heard of Robert Matthew handbags? If you haven’t… (Continue Reading…);

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Activz Mixed Vegetable Powder Makes it Easy to Add Vegetables

When it comes to getting our daily vegetable supply in, there are some of us that love them and some who don’t. If you have picky eaters, then you know what I am talking about. When it comes to sneaking vegetables into recipes sometimes it’s easier said than done. Recently, I was invited to try (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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Cans Get You Cooking | Easy Vegetable Soup Recipe

I was provided with the products and/or compensation in exchange for an honest evaluation and my participation in this campaign as a part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. Did you know that by (Continue Reading...);

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Mexican Cornbread Recipe

This Mexican Cornbread Recipe is super easy to make. It goes great with a lot of meals and is especially good with Pinto Beans and soups. It adds a special twist to plain cornbread! I know my family (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 (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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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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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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Tips for Dealing With Bare Spots in Grass

There are so many reasons why bare spots are created in grass, ruining the overall look of a well kept lawn. Some problems areas and bare spots are easier to fix than others, mainly because of the way (Continue Reading...);

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Organic Chemical Free Gardening

Organic Chemical Free Gardening is really easier than you think it is.  Each year thousands of chemicals are poured into the environment as well as water being wasted as well.  With a few changes in (Continue Reading...);

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Creating an Edible Flower Garden

Everyone is familiar with one or two flowers that can be eaten, but only because they are often sugared and used to adorn cakes and pastries. Even then, those beautiful flowers are often set to the (Continue Reading...);

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4 Upcycled Flea Market Finds: A Great Way to Recycle!

If you love visiting flea markets and garage sales, then you already know the treasures they hold! You can find all sorts of things for only a few dollars. Maybe the previous owner just don't see the (Continue Reading...);

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Uses for Coffee Grounds in the Garden and Home

There are several great uses for coffee grounds in the garden and around the home. Coffee grounds are high in nitrogen. They also contain vitamins and nutrients such as magnesium, calcium, potassium, (Continue Reading...);

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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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