I have some quick house cleaning tips to help when you need to clean your house fast, due to unexpected guests about to drop by. Having a game plan for these moments is essential. I not only have one for you, but a free printable quick cleaning checklist too.
A Little Smokies Crock Pot Recipe that is so easy to prepare. The recipe makes a nice big batch of Little Smokies Appetizers for your guests to enjoy. Little Smokies Appetizers Little Smokies Appetizers have been a staple of parties for decades and are always a popular choice with guests. This Little Smokies Crock Pot Recipe makes preparing them easy as well as serving. The appetizer is not soupy like some recipes are, so guests will be able to grab them right out of the crock pot with a pick if you choose to serve them that way. The slow… Read More
These Pineapple Oatmeal Muffins with White Chocolate Chips may just be my favorite muffin yet. With my daughter’s obsession with chocolate chip muffins still raging, I have been trying to think out of the box. I had 1/2 a can of crushed pineapple leftover from an earlier recipe and white chocolate chips seemed a better fit than dark ones. The results were quite pleasing to me, though I must admit my nine year old daughter wasn’t so thrilled that the chips were white…lol Grab some eco-friendly reusable baking cups (with free spatula), and don’t run out of liners like I… Read More
A fun collection of K-Cup Crafts for kids. These cute and easy craft projects are a great way to keep kids occupied while recycling Keurig K-cups. Recycling Keurig K-Cups Like so many Americans, I have a handy dandy Keurig coffee brewer. While I do use a reusable brew cup with it most of the time, I do like to have a box or two of K-cups on-hand. The convenience of grabbing a ready made pod is nice when guests are over, as well as when I’m rushed or not feeling well. The immediate convenience of the K-cups is traded… Read More
These Grilled Boneless Chicken Thighs in Turmeric Greek Yogurt Marinade are definitely going to be happening again at our house soon! The Turmeric Greek yogurt marinade features not only fresh turmeric but also fresh ginger, garlic and lemon. The result is a high protein Greek yogurt marinade with all the nutrition and flavor these healthful ingredients bring. The flavor this coats and infuses the grilled boneless chicken thighs with is outstanding. Grilled Boneless Chicken Thighs: about The boneless chicken thighs were grilled on our Big Egg Egg and I was a little concerned about how the hardwood smoke permeating the… Read More
4th of July Popcorn recipe is a fun and festive sweet & savory snack to enjoy on any patriotic holiday. Celebrate Fourth of July, Memorial Day or Veterans Day with this Red White & Blue Popcorn recipe! Kids enjoy making this easy chocolate covered popcorn and everyone will relish eating this patriotic snack. Making 4th of July Popcorn with Kids It can be challenging to find recipes appropriate for children of various ages to participate in without making a giant mess. This kid friendly red white & blue 4th of July Popcorn recipe, only need the microwave for cooking…. Read More
Nothing beats a delicious fresh homegrown strawberry on a hot summer day! Growing strawberries in raised beds can be a pretty easy way to grow a great strawberry crop. If you keep some simple tips in mind, you will have an abundance of fresh organic strawberries to enjoy this summer! Growing Strawberries in Raised Beds Here I’ll cover all the basics of growing strawberries in raised beds. Like any plant, give strawberry plants what they like and you will reap a good harvest. article contains affiliate links Location for Strawberry Raised Bed This is very important, and the first thing… Read More
Today, I have some patio cleaning tips to share with you using simply Clorox® Regular-Bleach2 and water. It is amazing how much you can clean up and disinfect a patio area for the new season with bleach. Considering the funky discoveries I’ve already had on my patio this spring and that my daughter likes to sit on the concrete….
This Coconut Pineapple Oatmeal Muffins recipe is moist and gently sweet. It’s a big hit at my house. I’ve been baking lots of muffins lately. My nine year old daughter has become a bit obsessed with sweets. Rather than shutting her off cold, I’ve been making her various oatmeal muffins. I add healthier ingredients and keep the size moderate. She has been loving them and no longer cries and demandingly points at the coffee shop as I drive by anymore (She is non-verbal autistic). She actually indicated that she prefers the muffins I’ve been making her over the big extra… Read More
Children will be out of school for summer vacation soon and these Egg carton crafts for kids are a great way to recycle, save money and have lots of fun! The egg carton craft projects I’ve put in this collection are all pretty easy and mostly use basic crafting supplies. These Egg Carton Crafts were chosen for their ease to do with children, as well as creating a cute finished craft that kids will want to show off. Common craft items are used in these kid’s projects. After all, who wants to run around looking for obscure items to make… Read More