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Sloppy Chicken - An Easy, 3 Ingredient Crock-Pot Meal

As I was driving to work one morning, the morning show host was talking about this easy crock-pot chicken recipe. Three ingredients in a crock-pot? I …

Start the Day with a Green Smoothie

One of my favorite “healthy” things is to drink a green smoothie in the morning on my way to work. If time runs short, at least I’ve got something in …

Make a New Pillow Cover - the Easy Way

After the Christmas tree comes down and the living room gets put back in order, I’m always looking for something new to start the new year. …

Make a Fun Fabric Necklace

Love the look of this fabric necklace! The best part about these fabric necklaces is that they are really easy to make. The kids and I made a bunch …

Sewing

Spiced Pumpkin Crumb Cake

This Pumpkin Cake is super moist, delicious, and one of the easiest cakes to make. Along with Wacky Cake, this ranks right up there with super easy …

Dessert

Classic Turkey Stuffing

When it comes to Thanksgiving, my creativity in the kitchen is replaced by traditional recipes. We rarely change up the Thanksgiving Dinner menu and …

Make your own Lemongrass Tea

In the middle of the summer, I was wandering around the garden center, determined to find something to plant. My timing was all off and the only …

My Favorite Kitchen Time-savers

I love to cook and make meals for the family, but sometimes this can be challenging. We are either going in different directions or have more …

Wacky Cake

Wacky Cake is one of the first recipes that I remember making as a kid. It’s super easy to make because you mix all the ingredients right in the pan …

Cheesy Jalapeno Dip

Cheesy Jalapeno Dip is fast and easy to throw together, tastes great, and is super versatile. We snacked on this dip one weekend, using celery, …

How to Make All-Natural Tick Spray

I wanted to share the recipe for our “Don’t <b>TICK</b> me <b>OFF SPRAY</b>!” that we sell over in our Etsy Shop. Our family has been very lucky to live in an area …

Cleaning

Cardamom Poppy Seed Coffee Cake

This has been my go to coffee cake recipe for quite some time. It’s always delicious and a big hit with everyone I serve it to. If we make it on a …

Roasted Eggplant

Roasted Eggplant is so delicious! Just about any type of roasted vegetable is a favorite with me. I usually pick up eggplant at the grocery store …

Recipes

No Knead Mediterranean Bread

No Knead Mediterranean Bread is another version of our Easy Artisan Bread, perfect for people who love great artisan bread without the work of …

Recipes

Making Meatballs

Meatballs are fun to make with the kids and of course they like eating them too! Cal’s favorite way to eat them is in a meatball sub with some cheese …

Recipes

Pizza Rolls

If you’ve made a giant batch of Easy Artisan Bread, and you’re wondering what to do with all that dough, this Pizza Rolls recipe is for you. 🙂 One …

Enchiladas Over Rice

The inspiration for this recipe comes from a local Mexican restaurant that serves Fajitas over Rice. I was looking for something to make with Chicken …

Vidalia Onion Casserole

I make this Vidalia Onion Casserole once a year during Vidalia Onion season when I’m cooking my way through 20 pounds of onions, purchased from the …

Recipes

Crock-pot Baked Beans

Baked Beans seem to vary depending on the region. I grew up with New England style baked beans that had a strong molasses flavor to them. Here in the …

DIY Plant Caddy

This plant caddy is an easy project that can be made using scrap wood and 4 casters. Our garden is spread out all over the front of our house because …

Fast and Easy Biscuits

Not only are these biscuits easy to make, they are soft, flaky, buttery and just downright delicious! It’s kind of a funny story about how these …

Rosemary Garlic Bread

The first time I made Rosemary Garlic Bread, it disappeared quickly!! Since then, the kids have requested it many times and it sure is delicious! …

Crock-Pot Stuffed Pepper Soup

Stuffed Pepper Soup is another easy and great tasting Crock-Pot meal. I had never heard of stuffed pepper soup until Cal ordered it at a restaurant …

Cherry Cobbler on the Grill!

Cherries were on sale this week, it was 100 degrees today, and the air conditioner was having a tough time keeping up. That’s all it took for me to …

Hanging Herb Baskets

These Herb Baskets were so much fun to make! Springtime is such a wonderful time of year and one of my favorite springtime tasks is planting a …

Pistachio Shell Flower Magnets

These cute little Pistachio Shell Flower Magnets are a direct result of my bad habit of hoarding “someday this might be useful” stuff or, in this …

Making a Hot or Cold Pack

These hot or cold packs are so comforting for all kinds of aches and pains. They are basically fabric pouches filled with rice and any herbs or …

Sewing

Homemade Applesauce

Nothing says Fall like apples! I love the smell, taste, crisp feeling in the air that tells you it’s apple picking season. Last year, I lucked out …

Crockpot Chili

Once Fall rolls around, soups, stews, and chili become something I look forward to making (and eating!). Like most soups, this chili is easy to make …

Easy Way to Cook Dry Beans

Beans are an easy addition to soups, chili, salads, and all kinds of things. They’re super nutritious and a great meat substitute in some recipes. …

Food Preservation