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Valentines That Will Make Them Know They Are Loved!

January 12, 2022

Homemade Valentines are not a thing of the past! These cute Valentines will make any receiver know without a shadow of a doubt they are loved. Being a...


Homemade Key Chain Craz!

January 3, 2022

The homemade key chain craz is hitting the craft fairs big time this year and heading into 2022 I think it will remain a great gift idea as well as cr...


January Joy Ways to Fight the Blues

December 26, 2021

January joy is so needed in the states where the cold and gloomy days get super long. What better way to fight through the blues than bring in some jo...


Christmas Kringle Traditions Too Special To Miss

December 26, 2021

Christmas morning Dan and I make sure the Christmas music is playing stockings stuffed, the bible open to the Book of Luke, and hot chocolate along wi...


Easy Homemade Cream Soup

December 23, 2021

Don’t buy those canned creamed soups…just don’t! They are not only full of sugar your body does not need but much added fats your bo...


My TOP 10 Essential Oils for Travel

November 26, 2021

My top 10 essential oils for travel are seriously not only for me but for our animals as well. When Dan and I travel I have my little pouch ready to g...


Porch Decorating Hanging Balls

November 24, 2021

DIY porch decorating hanging balls make any porch stand out especially when you add lights! OH… they are fun to do as well! Every fall Dan and I...


DIY Peppermint Candy Spoons with A Twist

November 19, 2021

DIY peppermint candy spoons with a twist is easy and will add to any Hot Chocolate or Coffee bar a perfect stir stick with a burst of flavor! I love h...


Make A Gift Be Special

November 10, 2021

Make a gift be special by just adding a bow and tag to give the receiver an extra…WOW! You don’t need any fancy gift wrap. It’s all ...


Why is Cardamom Such A Big Deal?

October 28, 2021

The spice Cardamom has been used for centuries to help with many health needs. A wonderful spice used for sweet baking can now be applied to a sweet i...


Training a Teenage Haflinger

October 28, 2021

Training a teenage Haflinger who has been given the privilege of living life as she pleases has now brought on new adventures for her NEW life here at...


Healthy Gluten-Free Soup

October 26, 2021

A healthy gluten-free soup seems too good to be true…but it is! A healthy gluten-free soup seems too good to be true, but it is! YEP, and perfec...


YUK…Don’t Get Stuck In Cold & Flu!

October 15, 2021

Don’t get stuck getting a cold or flu bug as the fall creeps in. Wind, cold, and rain can take a toil on your body and it is always best to stay...


Deviled Eggs With A Twist

September 18, 2021

Deviled eggs with a twist of avocado, bacon, and lime juice will be a simple appetizer for any entertainment event! I love how simple it is, but the f...


Lavender Lemon Fritzer Beverage

August 7, 2021

Lavender Lemon Fritzer Fermented Beverage, two wonderful combinations to calm your day and refreshen the toxins in your body! Lavender not only is one...


Elderflower Simple Syrup Delightful Summer Beverage

August 7, 2021

Elderflower Simple Syrup Delightful Summer Beverage is at the top of our beverage! Why? Mainly because the flavor bursts with summer freshness and the...


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...

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