365 crockpot

365 Crockpot Recipes

In 2008 Steph over at Crockpot 365 challenged herself to use her crockpot every day in a year never once repeating the recipes. This post is the compilation of all of her daily recipe links She still uses her crockpot and shares her recipes.  Check her out.  She's kinda awesome! What's your favorite recipe to … [Read More...]

365 Crockpot Recipes

365 crockpot

In 2008 Steph over at Crockpot 365 challenged herself to use her crockpot every day in a year never once repeating the recipes. This post is the compilation of all of her daily recipe links She still uses her crockpot and shares her recipes.  Check her out.  She’s kinda awesome! What’s your favorite recipe to […]

Landscaping With Plants You Can Eat

Man watering the garden with hose in backyard

I am blessed to be able to grow food almost year round where I live. We’ve been trying to design a garden that is both beautiful as well as functional. I’ve been reading a lot about edible landscapes.  Keeper of the Home has an interesting post about how to grow food while creating a pretty […]

Slow Cooker Black Beans

Black beans in a wooden spoon with cilantro and onions in the background

Black beans are a staple in our house. I keep them on hand in the pantry because they’re easy to make, taste good and are pretty versatile. I like versatile food. You may be surprised to know that I adore my slow cookers and any recipe that can combine my love for the ingredient with […]

Genius Ideas for Homeschool Families

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As a fairly new home school family (we’re going into our 2nd year) I’m always on the lookout for some genius ideas for our homeschool. Tricia Goyer has shared 8 of them on her site. I’m really liking Genius Ideas #1, #3 and #5. What are you genius ideas for homeschooling? I sure could use […]

The Versatile Zucchini

zucchini versatile

I adore zucchini. They’re easy to grow and you can do so much with them. Breads, butters, fritters, pickled, raw, fried with onions (yum!) In muffins, in eggs, as fries, in soup. You get the idea. Erin over at 5 Dollar Dinners has an easy-peasy recipe for Zucchini Feta Bites What’s your favorite zucchini recipe? […]

Candy Corn Cupcakes of the Tiny Variety

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Have you met the lovely and talented Liz over at Hoosier Homemade? She creates the most gorgeous and tasty looking cupcakes I’ve seen anywhere (check her out, she’s really talented) ! Since Fall will be upon us before we know it, I thought I’d share her Mini Candy Corn Cupcake Recipe and breathtaking photography! I […]

Do You Have a Diastasis? Why, Yes, Yes, I Do!

My youngest child is now 6 1/2 and I still look 8 months pregnant! I don’t get rude comments, thank goodness but I do have trouble with the way my clothing fits my waist – mostly because I don’t have much of one anymore. The Humbled Homemaker shared a post all about how to diminish […]

Dessert in Your Slow Cooker

It’s Not Just For Dinner I absolutely use my slow cookers all the time but even though I know that I can use my slow cooker to make dessert, I often forget to. In an effort to create a yummy meal with a delicious dessert, I decided to search out some slow cooker dessert recipes. […]

Mason Jar Chandelier

Hollys Mason Jar

Holly over at The Giles Frontier has such a cute Mason Jar craft that I couldn’t resist posting one more.  In fact, I’m even thinking about instituting Mason Jar Monday (doesn’t that sound fun?). Take a look here – Mason Jar Outdoor Chandlier Isn’t it pretty?