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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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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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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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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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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Simplism iPhone 5/5s Cases Giveaway! – 2 Winners!

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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Cajun Shrimp Gumbo Fritters Recipe

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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Win a Disney Kids’ Frozen Watch in Gift Tin!

FROZEN is the big Hot Movie of the Season and this Frozen watch is perfect for any Frozen lover! While I’m not to up on Frozen, I know just about any kid would be able to tell you all about it! So, if you have kids or grandkids they are sure to love this Disney (Continue Reading…);

Easy Recipes

Easy Homemade Cornbread

Easy Homemade Cornbread Recipe

This simple and easy Homemade Cornbread Recipe is a staple at my house! It takes only 15 minutes to bake and it comes out fluffy and tasty every time. You really can't go wrong on it. It goes great (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 (Continue Reading...);

Beef Taco Skillet (Made from Hamburger Helper)

Beef Taco Skillet (Made from Hamburger Helper)

This Beef Taco Skillet is such an easy recipe! I know a lot of people don't normally like Hamburger Helper, but when you jazz it up with a few extras you can turn it into something extra special. The (Continue Reading...);

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Food Preservation

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How to Make Your Own Homemade Dehydrated Banana Chips

If you end up with leftover bananas at the end of the week like we do and are sick of freezing them, this is another great alternative. Use them in cereals, oatmeal or any other recipes that call for (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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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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DIY & Crafts

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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 (Continue Reading...);

8 Easter Craft and Decorating Ideas

8 Easter Craft and Decorating Ideas

With Easter just around the corner, we found some fun and easy Easter Craft and Decorating Ideas for you! With only a few items and supplies, you can create these gorgeous items! And, if you're (Continue Reading...);

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15 Homemade Gifts in a Jar

These days no one has a lot of money for Christmas gifts. What about adding a personal touch? Homemade gifts in a jar add a special personal touch and they are less expensive! They're simple, frugal, (Continue Reading...);

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Create Flower Baskets and Pots for Less

Do you guys remember a while back at the beginning of spring when I told you about saving money by planting your own hanging flower baskets and flower pots? If not, you can go back and read all about (Continue Reading...);

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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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Attract Butterflies to your Yard with Butterfly Bush

Butterfly Bush is one of my favorite shrubs! Just as the name implies, Butterfly Bush (Buddleia) is a magnet for beautiful butterflies! Hummingbirds love the flowers also! Buddleia, or Butterfly Bush, (Continue Reading...);

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