Fudge is great all year long. From Birthday parties to family gatherings to Christmas parties, fudge is a perfect addition to any menu! In addition, with the right recipe mixed with a little creativity, you can make your fudge not only taste great but also look great to add a little flair to your event! Continue reading
Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes You Have to Try
Cooking for Thanksgiving is one of my very favorite things to do. I love to cook! It really is a passion of mine. The clean up… not so much! I prep and plan our Thanksgiving meal for days prior and then cook all day long on Thanksgiving Day only for everything to be devoured in a matter of less than 30 minutes. A little sad but we ALWAYS have Thanksgiving leftovers which is a perk. Continue reading
14 Best No-Bake Cookie Recipes for the Holidays
Busy, Busy! It is THAT time again. Fall parties, Thanksgiving, Christmas parties at school and work, family gatherings, and church fellowships are all starting to bombard your calendar. That also means a whole lot of baking in your near future as well. Continue reading
BBQ Ribs MMMM MMMM Good!
We went to Rib Crib in Branson, Missouri over the summer. Their ribs were to die for! It isn’t every day that I can make a trip halfway across the country just to indulge in some delicious ribs. I decided to make my own which has now become a family favorite in our home!
Making your own laundry soap is one of the best ways to save money and live green. Laundry soap is very easy to make and won’t contain all the harsh chemicals of store-bought detergents like phenol, sulfates and fragrances. Many recipes call for washing soda and/or Borax which can be found in the laundry and cleaning aisles of your local store. Washing soda removes dirt and odors while Borax is a laundry whitener and deodorizer. As far as bar soap, the best brands to use for laundry soap are Kirk’s Hardwater Castile, Fels-Naptha, or Zote. Continue reading