Delicious Dinner Rolls with GRATITUDE Rolled Up Inside! "Give Thanks" this Thanksgiving with the help of these buttery, flaky "Gratitude Rolls". No one will ever be able to convince me that there are any BETTER ROLLS in the universe than the ones my dear Mother makes....but I happened upon these tasty-looking rolls online and thought they looked PRETTY DARN ... Continue Reading

Simple {Ingredient} Substitutions

ingredient substitutions

Avoid That Mad Dash To The Grocery Store! There is nothing more frustrating than having your heart set on baking/cooking something delicious at home just to discover you are out of one (or more) of the ingredients! Or, even worse, when you just got back from the store....and discover you forgot the main thing you went there ... Continue Reading

"The Flour Game" – A FUN Holiday Tradition! Tonight we were sitting around the dinner table celebrating my new daughter-in-laws birthday, and laughing hysterically as we reminisced about past birthday's and other "funny family moments". Honestly, there's nothing that makes me laugh harder than listening to "family stories" as told by my ... Continue Reading

Homemade CREAMY Pudding Pops

I have a secret. I have a somewhat obsessive personality.  (Those who know me best have probably just spit their coffee/diet coke/beverage of choice all over their computer screen!)One of the things I tend to obsess about is food. Or more specifically...once I find something I LIKE...I tend to eat it....often. :-)A few ... Continue Reading

Make Your Own Braided {No Sew} Rag Rug

www.modabakeshop.comSounds simple enough, right? A braided rag rug? Well, actually it IS...once you figure out this is what you want to make! It took me about 3 hours tonight to finally figure out that THIS is what I was looking for!Isn't it lovely? My rag rug odyssey began with this simple DIY Eco-Friendly Bath ... Continue Reading

{DIY} Bath Bombs and Lip Balm!

Treat yourself or give as a gift!  A few weeks back my daughter and I tried our hands as making homemade body scrubs. One out of SALT and one of of SUGAR. Not only did they make our skin feel smooth and SATINY....they were also kind of fun to make!  But as cute as homemade bath scrub is in a cute bottle or some other cute ... Continue Reading

Goodbye to Yellow Armpit Stains!

Wine Stain

You may have seen this picture of the spilled red wine posted on Pinterest or other sites around the web lately. It's from an online article at and the title is: The Only Spot Remover You'll Ever Need. Well that definitely got MY attention...because I had JUST the "spot" to test this "spot remover" on. Lately the ... Continue Reading