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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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…);

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Chia Granola Bites Recipe

Chia Granola Bites Recipe

I am still on my chia seeds kick. I love these little seeds! Packed full of nutrients and tasty too! If you missed the Chia Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites and Chocolate Chia Bark be sure and (Continue Reading...);

Allens Canned Vegetables

Allens Canned Vegetables | Tasty and Healthy!

Did you know that Allens Canned Vegetables are loaded in health benefits? In addition to being healthy, they are really easy to implement into everyday recipes! Even though I have been using Allens (Continue Reading...);

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Fruit Canning 101

In years past, fruit canning used to be done all of the time. Now that we are looking into ways to be more frugal, we are going back to things we used to do in the past.  Canning fruits is a huge (Continue Reading...);

Canning Pumpkin

Canning Pumpkin

Save your Pumpkins by Canning Them! Fall is in full swing, Halloween is now over and now you still have pumpkins.  If you are anything like me you want to be as frugal as possible so you save the (Continue Reading...);

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12 Vegetable Gardening Tips

It's time for vegetable gardening to be getting into full swing. Whether you are a new gardener or have years of experience, most of us love to learn new tips and tricks to try out. I love to see what (Continue Reading...);

Uses for Egg Shells

Uses for Egg Shells: Don’t throw out that gold mine!

Don't throw those egg shells away! Egg shells are like a gold mine that most people just throw away. Egg shells can be used for everything from gardening, to cleaning, personal care and adding a (Continue Reading...);

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10 Uses for Epsom Salt for Beauty and Health Issues

Epsom salt isn't really salt. It's actually a compound of sulfate and magnesium, which is a naturally occurring mineral. It's a known treatment for many ailments. But did you know Epsom Salt can also (Continue Reading...);

Mosquito-Repellent-Plants

Mosquito Repellent Plants

Nо one likеѕ gеtting bitten bу mosquitoes. It iѕ a problem that mаnу реорlе face, especially in thе summer months. Mosquito bitеѕ аrе itсhу, аnnоуing аnd can еvеn carry diѕеаѕеѕ. Mаnу gаrdеnеrѕ аnd (Continue Reading...);

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