Warning: If you haven’t seen strawberries yet this season (or made a batch of easy no-cook strawberry jam), they’re coming! And this post is the early sign we all need to get our ducks in a row when it comes to washing our fruits and vegetables. Pesticides are sprayed on all commercially produce – yes,Click to Continue »
Last year we made several all-natural homemade gifts for literally a dollar or two, but I know that sometimes you want to give something a little more. (Or perhaps you just need ideas for the in-laws so you get something more useful than fuzzy socks!) No worries my friend, I have stocking stuffer ideas for youClick to Continue »
When I shared my favorite homemade vanilla bean ice cream recipe, I failed to tell you one tiny little detail: I don’t own an ice cream maker. Did you know you can make ice cream without a machine? You can, and it makes the best ice cream!
My husband is a sucker for infomercials. Back in the day when we had cable (pre-kids and deep in debt), we would watch them together and while I practically rolled my eyes the entire time, my husband was watching with intent. By the end of the commercial, he was practically sold. And the closing lineClick to Continue »
Who doesn’t love DIY gifts? Many of my favorite gifts have been of the DIY type and I also love giving gifts that I’ve made or created. I’m sure many of you are the same way. Some people are creative enough to see a photo on Pinterest and figure the rest out on their own.Click to Continue »
If I didn’t have friends and family nearby, I would have given the issue of “What am I going to do without a kitchen for two weeks” more thought BEFORE I packed it all up. But as things often do, it didn’t work out that way.
Bacon. We LOVE it at our house. In fact, my son once said that he NEVER wanted a dog because he had seen a movie where the dog ate the bacon off the table. This equaled devastation to him! We do have a dog now, but she is too small to be jumping up for ANYONE’SClick to Continue »
We all know that holidays can be stressful. The gifts, the family, the travel, it can all become overwhelming… But maybe there’s a way we could learn to enjoy the holidays again by reducing the stress associated with them. We can all start to simplify the holiday season by choosing to have a no debt holiday, cuttingClick to Continue »