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Honoring Our Blue

June 30, 2021

Honoring our blue is indeed something they surely need. Dan and I prayerfully added a once-a-month day for the Blue and their families to enjoy the ra...


Botanical Beverages Strawberry Basil Smash

June 30, 2021

Botanical Beverages using fruits and herbs will be a smash at any party! Not only is it good for you, but incredibly tasty too! I find using fresh her...


Homemade Angel Food Cake For A Special Angel’s Second Chance At Life

April 1, 2021

Homemade Angel Food Cake For A Special Angel’s Second Chance At Life Indeed Will Be One Tearful Birthday! On November 1, 2020, we faced a day of...


Thin And Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies Without the Ads!

March 30, 2021

Thin and Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies without All the Ads and fuss! I love baking up fresh crispy cookies for my man without having to go through a b...


Playing with New Mug Press And Dos and Don’ts!

March 25, 2021

Playing with the New Mug Press and the Dos and Don’ts has been SO much fun! Experimenting with all the Design Space ideas and of course implemen...


NO WAY…Make Your Own Professional Mugs!

March 4, 2021

No Way…Make Your Own Professional Mugs Using the New Cricut Mug Press Cricut showed up live on Facebook announcing their new product which is SO...


Mom’s Favorite Homemade Bread Recipe A For Sure Winner

March 1, 2021

Mom’s Favorite Homemade Bread Recipe A For Sure Winner Every Time You Make it! My mom would make 6 loaves of fresh bread EVERY DAY! Can you just...


Classy Potato Gratin

February 26, 2021

Classy Potato Gratin Dish That Is Quick, Easy, and A Family Favorite! Don’t you just love a nice side for any good meal. Especially when you don...


Big Pick Up Tailgate Stamp Set Adorable And Fun!

February 18, 2021

Big Pick Up Tailgate Stamp Set Adorable and Fun And So Versatile! Anyone who loves to stamp will adore this set! WHY? Mostly for all the creative ways...

Bible Journaling

Pray Your Heart Out!

February 12, 2021

Pray Your Heart Out was my Devo today…and it’s never been so true! As many of my readers know we have battled many trials in the past few ...


How to Make a Charcuterie Board

February 10, 2021

Learn How to Make a Charcuterie Board by displaying a fun dessert or appetizer tray using foods you like using cheeses, meats, nuts, fruit, chocolate ...


Amazing Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

February 9, 2021

Amazing Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole is great for quick dinner and perfect make ahead and freeze. We all love dinners we can freeze for nights when w...


A Box of Love; DIY Kit

January 28, 2021

A Box of Love; DIY Kit anyone can make! Recently when our son was going through his liver transplant, I wanted to be able to give goodies to folks who...


Lemon Rosemary Scones Melt in Your Mouth Flavor

January 24, 2021

Lemon Rosemary Scones Will Melt in Your Mouth Flavor to die for herbs that are blended with the lemon will spark up any morning! Making scones is alwa...


Heart Hot Chocolate Bombs

January 18, 2021

Take a trend and try new designs Making the new hot chocolate bombs was so fun over the Christmas season that I just had to go into the next holiday&#...


Remedy Kits Great Way to be Ready for Any Needs

January 16, 2021

Why in the World? Why would I go to so much time to make these? Well, first of all when you live on a ranch and have animals that get sick or hurt one...


Birthday Cards with Cricut Using writing tool

January 9, 2021

Birthday Card with Cricut Maker Using Writing Tools For the first time, I used the writing pen in my Cricut Maker. Being nervous about using this new ...


Do You Need an Immune Boost?

January 8, 2021

Do You Need An Immune Boost? With Covid-19 and the Flu Season Upon Us, It’s Always Good to be On Top of Your Health Sitting here waiting for a z...


How to Help A Horse With An Abscess

January 3, 2021

How to Help A Horse With An Abscess and Being Prepared Ahead of Time Will Put Your Mind at Ease This last year one of our horse’s Bokoda had com...


Top 10 Essential Oil Blends For Your Ranch/Farm

January 3, 2021

Select and Dilute Using essential oils around our ranch is almost an everyday thing. At least once a week the horses will need something weather fly s...


Delicious Hot Chocolate Pancakes Or Flapjacks

December 27, 2020

Delicious Hot Chocolate Pancakes or As My Dad Called them Flapjacks I am excited to share this recipe because going into the winter season I always en...


Creamy Orange Mousse

December 15, 2020

An Amazing Creamy Orange Mousse Served in a Chocolate Cupcake Mold will Delight Any Dinner Guests My daughter and I love making desserts so this Chris...


Quick and Easy Appetizer

December 5, 2020

Don’t you just love having something on hand you can pull from the freezer and make for guests or for a party? I sure do…plus this is some...


Ranchstyle Hot Chocolate Bombs

December 5, 2020

Ranchstyle Hot Chocolate Bombs that Are Always a Hit with Little one and YES Even Big Kids Well, these are for sure all the rage right now! WOW! An id...


The BEST Sugar Cookie Recipe!

December 3, 2020

This Indeed Is the Best Sugar Cookie Recipe I Have Ever Made and SO Easy You Will Love It A Long Haul Spending 3 weeks in a hotel room and life upside...


Oatmeal Bundt Cake

November 21, 2020

An Oatmeal Bundt Cake Where You Feel Like You Are Not Eating Unhealthy and Very Easy To Make For Any Occasion Need a quick cake for a potluck or to ma...


Creative Herbal Tea Gift

October 22, 2020

A Creative Herbal Tea Gift In A Tube Makes for A Great Gift Giving Idea With A Healthy Boost Too! It’s been a crazy fall and I wanted to make so...


Best Homemade Chocolate Cake Recipe

October 17, 2020

The Best Homemade Chocolate Cake Recipe That Is Quick, Easy, and So Delicious It Will Knock the Socks Off Of Any Party! I don’t often make cakes...


Branson 2020

October 17, 2020

A Branson 2020 Trip Came At A Perfect Time and Really Needed As A Couple. I Would Highly Recommend This Adenveturous Place For Anyone! Anniversary tri...


Gingerbread Cookies with Dollop of Carmel!

October 16, 2020

Gingerbread Cookies with A Dollop of Carmel That Will Make You Burst With Joy! Man…there is NOTHING like gingerbread cookies in the fall but add...

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