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Our Top 10 Kid-Friendly Crockpot Meals for Back to School

Facebook is filled right now with adorable pictures of kids heading back for their first day of school. And what everyone doesn't see, or share, of course, is the super stressed out mom trying to [...]

Canning Blackberries in a Simple Syrup

One of the easiest things to put into a jar and preserve for later is fruit in a simple syrup. In later months (or years) when the harvest is done or for some reason the [...]

Summer Squash Canning Recipe

Lets face it. When you get tired of ding-dong ditching zucchini and summer squash on the neighbor's door step... When you find that you dont even want to CHECK those zucchini and squash plants again [...]

Tasty Tamales and the InstaPot

I have a little confession to make. I'm a tamale addict. I also have an un-explainable need to stop at every roadside taco truck that we drive past in our road trips. But honestly, that's [...]

Saving Money with Baggies! (A guest post by Dagne of The Yankee Frugalist!)

You all KNOW I love guest posters, right? I love finding people who have similar tastes and interests, and love to share with others, and giving them a chance to connect with our readers! Dagne [...]

Why Canning is Something We Do Year Round….

Its Friday, you all, and if you have been a part of our community for ANY length of time, then you know that we often do Fabulously Frugal Friday posts on Fridays throughout the year! [...]

Hawaiian-Style Rice–a quick meal for Lunch using your InstaPot!

If you happened to read my post last week on how we were "instapotting" before it was cool, then you know I promised many more simple meals that we use our electric pressure cooker for [...]

I was “Instapotting” before it was COOL….

I love all the different posts I keep seeing from others on my newsfeed about how they got an Instant Pot for Christmas! Who knew that electric pressure cookers would be all the rage this [...]

Love on a Plate–Monster Cinnamon Rolls

I am sure you know this, but we love food. We do. And I love to cook and bake almost as much as I love food, because I love the calm, sweet process that goes [...]

Cinnamon Honey Nut Granola–A Tasty Tuesday recipe

I cant talk enough about how important it is to learn simple skills, you all. With grocery prices rising, and things looking a little bleak, I wanted to share a simple recipe with you that [...]

A Delicious Fall Dinner Recipe….

Sometimes I forget that the things I share on our dinner table are as delicious as they are until I take a picture and post it on my FB wall. Have you ever had that [...]

Coconut Pecan Raisin Breakfast Muffins

Its that time of year when it is lovely outside, cool, crisp, enjoyable to spend time puttering around the house. It is also the time that I love to take the chill off the house [...]