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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Make Cooking Fun for the Whole Family

Three meals a day, every day – even if you love cooking, there are times when it seems like all you do is cook, clean and repeat, all day. You are bored of the same old thing so you try to surprise everyone with something new and the kids hate it, even if it’s made (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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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!

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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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Homemade Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie might be my favorite comfort food.  I'm not sure why I don't make it more often.  While my favorite is this recipe with homemade crust, you can modify this for a quicker and (Continue Reading...);

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5 Ways to Use Rosemary in the Kitchen

Fresh rosemary sprigs are so incredibly fragrant that they make the ultimate herb to include in all aspects of your cooking. Bring the fresh herb straight into the kitchen from the garden to enjoy the (Continue Reading...);

Christmas Cheer Spinach Dip Recipe

Christmas Cheer Spinach Dip Recipe

This Christmas Cheer Spinach Dip Recipe is one of my favorite dips to serve at get-togethers! Because I'm not a blue cheese lover, I usually leave it out and just add the rest of it together. Then, I (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 (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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5 Steps to Dehydrating Jalapeno Peppers

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Easy DIY Cookie Cutter & Washi Tape Holiday Ornament

With an old cookie cutter and roll of washi tape, you can create a holiday ornament perfect for decorating your tree. Take a peek below at how you can get started! You will find that this craft is (Continue Reading...);

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Homemade Oatmeal Bath Bag Recipe with Vanilla Bean and Cinnamon

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Easy Valentine Gift Jar with Printable Label!

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Guide to Growing a Cutting Garden

Being able to bring the outdoors in, especially in the form of cut flowers, has a way of transforming a room and brightening up dark corners. Not all flowers are great for cutting and adding to a vase (Continue Reading...);

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Growing Organic Vegetables with Whitney Farms Organic & Natural Plant Food

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Whitney Farms for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Most of you already know that we always have a fairly big home vegetable garden (Continue Reading...);

5 Most Popular Herbs to Grow on Your Patio

5 Most Popular Herbs to Grow on Your Patio

Herbs are very popular to grow at on your patio as most can grow in containers quite easily. Some herbs need to be planted by themselves in their own pot because of how large they get and others are (Continue Reading...);

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