Raspberry Vanilla Italian Soda Recipe

  With the temperature rising outside it’s pretty likely that soon you’ll be on the hunt for something to help keep yourself hydrated and refreshed. To beat the heat during this years warm/hot season why not give this Raspberry Vanilla Italian Soda recipe a try? It’s sure to be a hit, whether you’re whipping it… [Continue Reading]

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Strawberry Crunch Bars Recipe

  With the weather warming up lately the countdown has begun for Strawberry season. What better way to start off the pending season than with this delicious recipe for Strawberry Crunch Bars? Strawberry preserves and shortcake sound nice and heavenly, but these chilled bars topped with crumbly goodness should be on everyone’s top 5 baking… [Continue Reading]

Strawberry Crunch Bars

Best Bang for your Buck on Blooming Flowers for the Garden

Growing flowers in our gardens is a wonderful way to bring vibrant colors and lovely scents to our outdoor space. Flowers though, can be a bit on the pricey side if buying them one plant at a time. Here are some great tips to get the best bang for your buck on blooming flowers for… [Continue Reading]

Best Bang for your Buck on Blooming Flowers for the Garden

Creating a Perennial Garden Border

Perennial flowers are a great choice for filling up a garden year after year, and it is also possible to create a garden border using only perennials. These low maintenance garden borders are easy to care for and are very budget friendly because you will not have to replant next year. Put a little planning… [Continue Reading]

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Cinnamon Banana Butter Recipe

  This delicious and sweet Cinnamon Banana Butter is the perfect treat over pancakes, waffles, stuffed in french toast, on bagels, drizzled over ice cream, on a peanut butter sandwich, and surely there are a few other ideas I missed. IF you like bananas and cinnamon you will love this creamy concoction and all of… [Continue Reading]

Cinnamon Banana Butter

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 side and not actually eaten. If you are in love with the idea of adding flowers to salads, breads,… [Continue Reading]

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Strawberry Cheesecake Overnight Oats for a Delicious Breakfast

  Between family, work and our beloved posse of pups life can get pretty crazy sometimes, especially at breakfast time when making choices seems the hardest and finding time to put together a well-balanced, nutritional meal is just too much so early in the morning. With recipes like Strawberry Cheesecake Overnight Oats, planning ahead has… [Continue Reading]

Strawberry Cheesecake Overnight Oats

Blackberry Honey Compound Butter Recipe

  I spent a lot of years eating plain Jane foods before realizing that not only were there more options to choose from to help spruce up my eating habits, but that I’d also love the new, more exotic varieties as well. I love a good slice of toast slathered in warm butter but let’s… [Continue Reading]

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Peppermint Essential Oil Shower Melts Tutorial

  There is nothing I like better than a soothing shower or bath after a stressful day. You can actually feel the the scented water and steam relaxing the tensed up nerves in your body. In the mornings, I like invigorating scents to help get me going. What if I told you Peppermint Essential Oil… [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 spice, this one will become a new favorite, especially among the older residents in your home or with your circle (Continue Reading…);

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Happy Earth Day! Southern Krazed is joining with Mom Does Reviews and other Earth-Loving blogger friends to share this Earth-Happy Giveaway with you! ENTER TO WIN One lucky reader will win an Earth Day Mystery Bag! It has only Earth-friendly items, organic treats, recycled lunch bags and more!  You won’t know what is in there until (Continue Reading…);

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  At the end of a long day nothing quite compares to the delightful feeling of laying down on new sheets. There’s something almost magical about how ones body can relax so completely the instant it comes into contact with fragrant, freshly-laundered bedclothes, especially new ones! This was exactly the feeling I experienced when I (Continue Reading…);

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Win It Wednesday 4/22/15 It’s time for our Win It Wednesday Giveaway Linky for the week of 4/22/15! 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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Easy YUMMY Recipes

Easy Honey BBQ Chicken Wings

Easy Honey BBQ Chicken Wings Recipe

This easy Honey BBQ Chicken Wings Recipe is super simple and easy to do! You can also use chicken legs. It's great for parties or a meal. Just throw a couple of sides together and you have an easy (Continue Reading...);

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Delectible Apple Butter and Cheddar Puffs Appetizers

Who would think that apple butter and cheddar cheese together could make such a delicious treat? If you are looking for a recipe for the perfect appetizer, or just a delicious snack, this delicious (Continue Reading...);

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Fried Cabbage and Sausage Recipe

Fried cabbage and sausage is one of my favorite dishes. Maybe it's a southern thing, but cabbage is really good when it's cooked right! I am not talking about the boiled down, floating in water, (Continue Reading...);

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Food Preservation

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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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Freezing Vegetables and Fruits

Summer time brings on lots of great produce but if you are anything like me I never get it all used up.  So instead of throwing it out I have learned to freeze it so I have more to use in the other (Continue Reading...);

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Gardening

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Herbs to Grow in Shade

Not everyone is blessed with a garden that can be grown in full sun, so learning about the plants that can survive in the shade is a learning process.  When designing your shade garden, make sure you (Continue Reading...);

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Tips for Growing Bulbs as Houseplants

Bulbs are one of the most anticipated plants by gardeners, because they are the first signs of life, spring and the coming garden. Grown indoors, these bulbs make great houseplants that can be enjoyed (Continue Reading...);

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Simple Steps to Preparing Your Garden for Fall

After your season of summer growth, you will start preparing your garden for Fall. Some you may go ahead and winterize, while others will be getting ready for fall crops or flowers. Regular (Continue Reading...);

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Repurposed Fence Boards Make a Lovely Porch Bench | Step by Step Instructions Included

We have a DIY project for making the perfect porch bench to display your beautiful flowers. By repurposing some old fence boards and post you can have a lovely porch bench for all seasons! Check with (Continue Reading...);

10 Homemade Gifts Just Perfect for Mother's Day!

10 Homemade Gifts Just Perfect for Mother’s Day!

  Mother's Day is a special day when we all honor our Mothers. It's their special day and we want to make them feel loved and treasured. It is a bittersweet day for me, as my Mother is no (Continue Reading...);

Homemade Lavender Body Butter

Homemade Lavender Body Butter Recipe

Homemade gifts are the most heartwarming and special. This Homemade Lavender Body Butter is really simple and easy to make with only 4 common ingredients! The Lavender Body Butter makes a wonderful (Continue Reading...);

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