The Most Popular Uses for Coconut Oil

Tips to use coconut oil in the kitchen, around the house and in your beauty routine

From kitchen tips to beauty tricks here are the most popular uses for coconut oil

Coconut Oil is all the rage now. I am not one to jump on any "health nut" bandwagon quickly. I have always been very skeptical of natural remedies but my friend Cristina is slowly pulling me to the light! I have recently been researching uses for coconut oil to see where I could substitute it into my regular routine.     I ... [ Read More ]

{Copycat} Lush Bath Bombs

Get this fun bath bomb recipe and make some up for you kids and yourself.

make these cute copycat lush bath bombs for your kids, a fun easy craft

Do you love bath bombs? Those fizzy fun globes that release oils and smell good stuff into your bath after a long day. My kids love them and so I decided to make my version of Lush bath bombs to put in their Easter Baskets. I try to stay away from a lot of candy so these are the perfect fun solution.  One of the great things about these bath ... [ Read More ]

Easter Dinner Ideas {on a Budget}

Find out how to save money and still have Pinterest worthy Easter dinner.

Use the Favado App to save on your grocery budget, it gives you local store sales and coupon info, then makes your list for you!

Favodo sponsored me to try their app, but all the information you find on it here is 100% mine Have you started making your Easter Menu yet? I have used a Pinterest Board to save ideas for the past few weeks. Click here to visit my Easter Dinner Ideas on a Budget Board and see some of the things I am planning. We don't have a big budget for Easter ... [ Read More ]

Homemade Refrigerator Deodorizers

Just 3 simple ingredients and you can make your own lemon fresh deodorizers for your fridge.

Make Your own Deodorizer disks for your fridge just 3 ingredients and so easy to make

I love to find ways to save money and making these refrigerator deodorizers is a great way to do that. Very often I find that my fridge get's stinky from some vegetables that got lost in a drawer or left over Chinese food. These little lemon scented disks will take care of that problem for you and take 5 minutes to make!  This recipe only ... [ Read More ]

Baked Apple Donuts with a Caramel Walnut Topping

Amazing doughnuts that are baked not fried, dripping with a caramel walnut glaze, it's breakfast heaven.

Baked Apple Doughnuts with Caramel Walnut Glaze, I must have some now!

 My kids are donut fanatics. They love that puffy bread dripping in sugar. (OK well maybe I do to) It was time to try making them baked and since Matthew loves apples, these baked apple doughnuts were just the ticket.  They are really easy to make and if you have a few apples on hand you are set. These are perfect for a weekend treat and you can ... [ Read More ]

Cooking Gadget’s on Sale at Amazon

This weeks steals and deals!

My Favorite kitchen gadget steals and deals!

      It's time for this weeks Kitchen Gadget Deals and Steals and this first one is the best ever! I love this cupcake carrier and use it all the time! If there is one item you order this week, it should be this one!  Get this Wilton Ultimate 3-In-1 Cupcake Caddy and Carrier for only $14.99! Originally $33. Ships for free ... [ Read More ]

Slow Cooker Pepper Steak

A great family recipe made easy in the slow cooker

Slow cooker pepper steak - a family favorite and so easy this way, your house will smell AMAZING

Pepper steak was one of my favorite meals as a child. It was one of the recipes my mother would routinely make. I have never made it and when I recently bought this cookbook,  Fix-It and Forget-It Revised and Updated: 700 Great Slow Cooker Recipes , it was the first recipe I tried.   My hubby is great at his one chicken stir fry recipe and ... [ Read More ]

Homemade Ginger Snaps

These cookies are chewy on the inside and crispy on the outside.

Homemade Ginger Snap Cookies - Easy and Makes a lot!

My friend Mary recently let me invite myself to see how she makes homemade ginger snaps.   Mary and I became friends a few years ago and last year we started having breakfast or lunch together every Monday. She is a preschool teacher and that is her day off! We continued the tradition this year and now we are the Monday Breakfast Mommas there ... [ Read More ]

Growing a Herb Garden

An easy way to grow a fresh herb garden, perfect for brown thumb beginners.

How to Grow and Herb Garden, for the beginner

This post brought to you by Gro-ables. All opinions are 100% mine. This year I'm going to do it! I'm going to try to grow a herb garden! Every time I plant a garden it ends up dying due to the immense heat in the south. Many years we end up with water restrictions and I just let all my hard work go. Herbs are so much better in your recipes and ... [ Read More ]

100 Calorie Salted Caramel Root Beer Float

Make your favorite ice cream treat low-calorie and more up to date with this yummy recipe.

Salted Caramel Root Beer Float - Make this popular ice cream treat with only 100 calories

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #TENways  There are a few recipes that bring me back to my childhood with fond memories like a root beer float. During the summer I would spend 2 weeks with ... [ Read More ]