• Thanksgiving Recycled Crafts for Kids
    November 5, 2014

    Thanksgiving Recycled Crafts for Kids

    Thanksgiving is a time of celebration with family and friends. For my family, it’s probably one of the largest gatherings of all the friends and fam...
  • Turkey Toilet Paper Roll Craft
    October 16, 2014

    Turkey Toilet Paper Roll Craft

    As you may already know, I hoard toilet paper rolls. When you have young kids, you never know when the ultimate toilet paper roll craft may strike! Af...
  • Toilet Paper Roll Halloween Spider
    October 7, 2014

    Toilet Paper Roll Spider

    Mia and I love doing toilet paper roll crafts. The craft closet is always stocked with them. As usual, when we decide on a craft to make, whatever Mia...
  • Recycled Fall Crafts for Kids (650x542)
    September 29, 2014

    Recycled Fall Crafts for Kids

    When the weather starts getting a little cooler, it’s nice to be inside getting creative with your kids. I’ve gathered sixteen recycled fall craft...
  • Pine Cone Pet Dog
    September 15, 2014

    Upcycled Pine Cone Pets

    My daughter and I went for a walk to the park not long ago with the intentions of hopefully making some new friends her age to play with, not to...
Football Appetizer Lavash Crackers and Hummus (650x445)

Football Appetizer: Lavash Crackers & Hummus

For some, nothing says Thanksgiving like football.  This year, the day will start with the Bears vs the Lions at 12:30, followed by the Philadelphia Eagles vs the Dallas Cowboys…

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Lur Fashion: Giving Back

Lur Fashion  –  great way of Giving Back during the holidays! My granddaughter, Jacinda, is wearing this “oh so cute” Luna Flower Pin and loving it!  As a teen “fashionista”…

Rice Dressing for Thanksgiving

Rice Dressing for Thanksgiving

Rice Dressing for Thanksgiving! I KNOW this sounds crazy, right!  Almost un-American to deviate from the staple bread dressing we all know and love!  I grew up eating rice dressing…

Homemade Cranberry Sauce Ingrediants

Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Thanksgiving isn’t Thanksgiving without homemade cranberry sauce! Basic ingredients:  sweetener, fresh cranberries, orange juice. There are many different variations of cranberry sauce recipes and all are good.  I use a…

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The Benefits of Coconut Oil

The Benefits of Coconut Oil COCONUT OIL KEEPS ON GIVING! BAKING WITH COCONUT OIL Coconut oil (CO) promotes good health inside and outside and is excellent for baking. A piecrust…

Organic Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Organic Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Organic Pumpkin Bread Recipe Winter months and pumpkin bread seem to go hand and hand.  Here’s a recipe I first made over 25 years ago.  I haven’t changed a thing…

The Ultimate Guide to Cooking Substitutions

The Ultimate Guide to Cooking Substitutions

Have you ever been in the middle of baking or cooking something and discover you don’t have an ingredient.  Don’t despair!  There are cooking substitutions you can use and no…

Blessing Bags for the Homeless

Blessing Bags for the Homeless

Blessing Bags for the Homeless When you see a homeless person or family asking for money, what do you do?  Here’s an idea from Pinterest that is simple and a…

Apple Cider Vinegar Recipe

Apple Cider Vinegar Recipe

Apple Cider Vinegar (Bragg) provides many health benefits for young and old alike, and the best thing is that it is organic, with no chemicals, no preservatives, no side effects…

Thanksgiving Recycled Crafts for Kids

Thanksgiving Recycled Crafts for Kids

Thanksgiving is a time of celebration with family and friends. For my family, it’s probably one of the largest gatherings of all the friends and family members of the year….