Christmas DIY Craft 2013 ! J-O-Y Cookies


The tree and decorations are all packed away, including the few my 5 year old brought to me because I forgot “these ones”. Gifts are being enjoyed and cookies have all been eaten. This year I chose a super simple craft using supplies we had on hand.  The cookies were “home baked” meaning I opened […]

Recipe: Kit Kat Candy Cake …Celebrate Cake ! A Pinterest “Nailed It” Sorta.

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Here it is!  You see it happening online live via social media but it does take some time to properly put together a somewhat decent blog post. I saw this cake (weeks ago and saved image on my phone) on pinterest and knew it would be perfect to try… You’ve heard those words right ? […]

BBQ Pulled Pork Seasoning Mix @CrockPotMixes #Recipe

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We cooked up some pulled pork this weekend.  It was very simple with the Crock-Pot BBQ Pulled Pork Seasoning Mix. As simple as it is I did not have a few of the ingredients, so I just used the seasoning mix, pre-made BBQ sauce and grape jelly. It took about 5 hours on high to break […]

Christmas DIY Craft 2012 ! Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels in Snowman Bags

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Merry Christmas !! Our Christmas craft this year was fun, inexpensive and easy.  Our youngest son helped with the shopping and the oldest son drew many of the snowman faces and mixing up the second batch of pretzels.  When it came to the second batch (a week apart from the first) I should have double checked […]

Cookies! Reese’s Original Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

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We got out the christmas decorations, along with an empty cookie jar !   Here was the recipe of choice, based on the ingredients I happened to have on hand. * Substituted white flour for exactly what was left of our wheat flour  Also had no light brown sugar, so just used all white sugar.   Recipe from […]

Tribe Hummus Recipes. Delicious, All Natural Hummus. No Artificial Anything.


  Entertaining or in need of a new holiday party favorite? Or maybe you just want a yummy weeknight meal… Check out these easy recipes featuring tribe hummus ! “We produce Tribe in Taunton, Massachusetts, about 40 miles south of Boston. Our plant produces the most delicious, freshest-tasting hummus on the market, and we distribute […]

Crock Pot Recipes That Will Turn Your Kids Into Vegetable Eaters

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You know that your kids need their vegetables, but they’re probably not so sure of it themselves. Convince them by sneaking hidden healthiness into kid-favorite recipes. How you may ask? With the help of one of the easiest-to-use kitchen gadgets: the crock pot. What’s so great about crock pot cooking? Well, the flavors permeate the […]