4th of July Centerpiece- Rustic Crate with Bottle Vases

4th of July Rustic Crate Centerpiece

I love the 4th of July, and I’m participating in a super fun 4th of July round up today! Over 100 bloggers have created recipes, crafts, and home decor ideas that are Patriotic themed.  I’m sharing a 4th of July centerpiece, and you can check out all the others at the bottom of this post. […]

Easy Sausage Quiche

Easy Sausage Quiche Recipe

Easy Sausage Quiche– Even men love quiche when it’s loaded with sausage and cheddar cheese! I don’t remember ever having quiche when I was growing up. I think the first time I tried it was at a bridal shower brunch. I loved it.  But I neglected to get the recipe, and then I proceeded to forgot […]

Best Broccoli Salad

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Best Ever Broccoli Salad- I don’t often claim that a recipe is the “best ever”, so you better pay attention when I do!  This Broccoli Salad really is the best recipe I have ever tried. And I’ve tried a lot. Today is the first day of summer vacation at our house, and I am doing […]

DIY White Kitchen Makeover

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Miracle of miracles. . .I am finally showing you my new white kitchen! Which isn’t really all that new, because I actually finished it a year ago. It’s taken me that long to get all the photos taken. Because apparently having the kitchen perfectly clean on the same day that the sun is shining is akin […]

How To Break Your Dryer in One Easy Step {Or Not}

How To Avoid Breaking a Dryer

WARNING: This stunt was performed by a professional dummy. Do not attempt at home! As humanoid people, we all make mistakes. Some of them look bad. Like when we forget to remove the tag on our new  jacket and run errands all afternoon with a tag hanging out of our armpit. Some of them smell bad. […]

Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

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My fourth son loves chocolate and peanut butter. (He takes after his mamma in that regard.) Every year he asks for a chocolate cake with peanut butter frosting. For the past two, maybe three years, I’ve made him this Reese’s peanut butter chocolate cake. This year I was hoping to switch it up just a […]

Pioneer Woman

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Remember back in February when I mentioned that I got to meet THE Pioneer Woman at the Rootstech conference? What, you don’t remember? I barely remember it either. It was ages ago. But it took for-stinkin-ever for them to actually e-mail the photo back to me. I even e-mailed and asked what was up. But I […]

Having Major Problems with Linky Tools!

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I’m sure you’ve noticed that the linky party is not live again this week. Arrrg. I have had major issues with my linky party provider! A few days after the link party two weeks ago, I noticed that the link party just disappeared. Gone. Caput. Upon further inspection, I noticed that every single linky party on […]