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Our New Garden Fence

June 17, 2013 | 38 Comments<p>I can't tell you how excited I am that the Mr. and I were finally able to complete the garden fence today.<p>It looks great. …

Fried Oklahoma Pickles

June 09, 2013 | 24 Comments<p>Last night we had an impromptu dinner at a friends house...it was great fun. <br>She was my childhood best friend and has …

A Pretty Valentine's Porch

January 21, 2013 | 25 Comments<p>Oh how I love this wreath. We used to carry it in my home interior store. I grabbed an extra one to take home with me …

Tips for Hand Washing and Drying Dishes

January 18, 2013 | 18 Comments<p>For years I remember the stories my grandfather told me about how blessed he was as a child to have a job inside …

5 Reasons to Eat at Home vs Eating Out

September 08, 2014 | 19 Comments<p><i>It's that time of year again</i>. Summer is almost over, school is in, and the holidays will be upon us sooner vs later.</i> …

Hearty Hamburger Stew

January 26, 2015 | 22 Comments<p>Oklahoma has been having crazy weather changes which really isn't new but with all the work going on around the farm I …

Splendid Chicken and Mushroom Enchiladas With Sour Cream Sauce

April 13, 2015 | 30 Comments<p>Oh...baby yes. This takes the prize for delicious home cookin. You won't need a Mexican restaurant for enchiladas any …

Favorite Holiday Treats from the Ladies of Simple Saturdays

December 23, 2015 | 27 Comments<p>Hello and Happy Holidays from the Ladies of Simple Saturdays. We all want to wish you a Very Happy Holiday Season and …

8 Darling Ideas to Ring In The New Year

December 27, 2015 | 30 Comments<p>Happy Holidays.<p>All that glitters is gold. Especially on New Year's Eve.<p>l<p>Whether you are staying home with you family, …

Grandma's Cookbooks

January 06, 2016 | 17 Comments<p>Some of my favorite treasures in the world are not things that hold any monetary value but things that hold emotional …

Creating A Cottage Farmgirl's Kitchen

March 21, 2016 | 23 Comments<p>I knew when we moved to the farm we wouldn't be able to build our dream home right away. Several factors came into …

How to Cozy Up A Front Porch

March 29, 2016 | 24 Comments<p>Years ago people used to spend hours on them, people were proposed to on them, pictures were taken on them, you could sit …

Went Thrifting Again, Loved Saving Again

April 24, 2015 | 25 Comments<p>And I mean....loved saving this time. <br>I haven't replaced but a few throw pillows since our house fire and I was so …

Went Thrifting, Loved Saving

January 02, 2015 | 18 Comments<p>And so it begins, Happy New Year. We've been busy the last few days working hard around the farm after a fun day out …

Homemade Holly Candy----Perfect for Christmas and New Year's Eve

December 29, 2015 | 27 Comments<p>They are sweet, crunchy, and a little spicy. <br>There isn't a time in my life that I don't remember holly being part of …

10 Ways to Save Money While Grocery Shopping

October 11, 2016 | 39 Comments<p>So you may have a household of 1 or maybe a household of 10 but no matter what if you are like every other human being …

What to Use When You Run Out of Toothpaste

September 27, 2016 | 23 Comments<p>When I was a little girl my mom, being so busy and all raising a brood of munchkins and being a single mom, would …

Meet My New Twin Boys---Adding New Goats to A Herd

January 22, 2016 | 4 Comments<p>Hello from the farm. My new boys...BoBo and Lukie wanted to say hello to you. Yes they are brothers and they are 2 …

Why We Chose Goats for Our Farm

January 08, 2015 | 6 Comments<p><b>Buttercup</b><p>Why hello there Buttercup. She's our official greeter. I know all the rage right now is chickens for us it's …

Loaded With Ideas To Make Your Life Easier / Come Join Simple Saturdays Blog Hop 10/29/16

October 29, 2016 | 2 Comments<p>Welcome to Simple Saturdays Blog Hop!<p>This blog hop is brought to you by a group of wonderful co-hosts committed to the …

Grandma's Old - Fashioned Ghoulash...

November 29, 2016 | 30 Comments<p>Oh My Goodness do I miss my grandma's ghoulash.<p>It is so....good. <br>Have you ever had ghoulash? Did your mom or grandma …

Loaded w Holiday Ideas / Come Join the Blog Hop 12/17/16

December 17, 2016 | 14 Comments<p>Welcome to the Simple Saturdays Blog Hop. We can't wait to see what you have to share this week!<p>This blog hop is …

Simple Christmas Crafts for All Ages

December 03, 2016 | 32 Comments<p>Well here we are Dec. 3rd and Christmas is on the way. <b>Again</b>!!!!. <i>How does it come around so quickly</i>? <br>The link-ups and …

Touchdown Recipes for Superbowl Sunday

January 31, 2015 | 29 Comments<p>Time for <b>football .</b>..which in this house means time for <b>food</b>.<p>If your looking for some fun new ideas for <b>Superbowl Sunday</b> …

How to Freshen Up an Old Fridge

February 03, 2015 | 18 Comments<p>Sometimes when I open the fridge door I look at it and it just seems dingy. Now I have 2 fridges, one is in the office …

Simple Pork Loin

April 03, 2013 | 26 Comments<p>Thought I'd pop in and share with you the most simple recipe for a delicious fall off your fork tender pork loin.<p><b>Preheat</b> …

How to Make Red and White Fabric Garland

April 30, 2012 | 20 Comments<p>This is the time of year I start itching to pull out my red, white, and blue for an All-American Summer. <br>What better way …

Clever Kitchen Storage Idea

February 11, 2011 | 16 Comments<p>Mothers Creation<p>What do you do when your stuck inside for a week? Well besides gain 10 pounds and watch reruns of The …

The Most Drought Tolerant Plant Ever

April 16, 2013 | 17 Comments<p>NO, I'm not talking about cactus.<p>I'm talking about Sedum.<p>My grandmother has grown Sedum always.<p>All it takes is one little …

Fall Home Inspiration You Have to See

October 02, 2016 | 24 Comments<p>Happy Fall<p>Happy Fall<p>Woo-hoo the temperatures are finally starting to cool off and Fall is officially here. It's cooling …