3-Ingredient Slow Cooker Sweet and Tangy Meatballs!

I remember tasting these once at a summer potluck! I thought they were delicious and asked my friend Joann what the "recipe" was. She got this funny "guilty" look on her face and said, "Would you believe a jar of chili sauce, a jar of grape jelly and a bag of frozen meatballs?" I laughed and said "If you say so! Regardless, ... Continue Reading

"Shout" It Out (Homemade version)


I've done homemade laundry detergent....my version of OxyClean...foaming hand soap...and stove/kitchen cleaner!  It occurred to me today while doing some laundry that the only thing I haven't tried is a stain pre-treater like "Shout".  Since my bottle was almost empty I figured a little research was called for. Me and my ... Continue Reading

Homemade Laundry Soap Revisited


I thought I would revisit my recent post about making your own laundry soap...because a few people have had some questions about it...and because now that I've made it several times..I have made a few tweaks that might be helpful to pass on.  I also took some pictures. Which isn't easy when you're trying to stir or pour with one ... Continue Reading

AMAZING Cheap Faux Baseboards!

This is such a clever idea to get the look of expensive moulding at a DIY fraction of the price!The House of Smiths are re-doing their kitchen nook and came up with this idea for their kitchen baseboards.It basically involves bulking up the baseboards, by putting an extra piece of trim in, and painting the same color in ... Continue Reading

Magleby’s Rolls – Out Of This World Cheesy Goodness!

If you've ever eaten at Magleby's Fresh in Provo, Utah...you know of what I write.  These tender little cheesy bites are one of the main reasons people flock to this eating establishment.  Served hot, a little crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, and with just the right amount of cheese flavor, these rolls have ... Continue Reading

How To Make A (Swedish) Bed

ChezLarsson.com Must be the Scandinavian blood that runs in my veins....but I love just about ANYTHING Scandinavian!  I adore the decor...the landscape...the food...the fashion...the homekeeping ideas.  If I had to describe why...I guess I would say....it's FRESH, CLEAN and SIMPLE.  Those are 3 words that really appeal to ... Continue Reading

"Back to School" Already??????

This is me, realizing school registration is THIS week!!! I'm in shock.  I don't know how it happened.  How did the fact that schools starts (for us) in 9 days sneak up on me like this???  I am completely unprepared!  Mentally AND every other way. Registered my high schooler yesterday, by the skin of my teeth!  I just ... Continue Reading