How To Clean That Greasy Stove Hood Filter

Cleaning Vent Filter

Today's post is going to AMAZE you....and at the same time probably GROSS YOU OUT a little. You've been forewarned. I didn't start out my day with the intention of grappling with this particularly onerous task...but as is often the case with me, one thing led to another and there I was, off on one of my cleaning tangents. Of ... Continue Reading

Operation Beautiful!

I absolutely LOVE this idea! I can't believe I haven't heard about it before now. My sister sent me the link yesterday and the first thing I did was start searching for some Post-It Notes! (Alas, I didn't have any, but I am going to buy some more today!) Sorry...I got a little excited. Let me back up a step and explain what ... Continue Reading

Make Your Own Mason Jar Dispenser

mason jar dispenser

You might have seen one or two (or three, or more) of these before...especially if you are on Pinterest! It seems to be a VERY popular D.I.Y project! Just look at all the different canning jar dispensers I found through a quick Pinterest search! And this is only SOME of them! It's easy to see though, how this could be so ... Continue Reading

Clone of a Cinnabon


  I stumbled across this recipe a few weeks ago and it has been haunting me ever since.  I hear it calling to me....."bake me! BAKE ME!" Seems like the PERFECT Sunday activity....and what do ya know!?  It's Sunday! :-)   Clone of a Cinnabon By: Marsha Fernandez Ingredients 1 cup warm milk (110 ... Continue Reading

Crock Pot Spare Ribs with Mom’s Secret Sauce!

spare ribs

I realize that most of the recipes I post on here seem to come from my Mom's recipe files, but what can I say? They're all "tried and true"....and the fact that I'm STILL making them after being "on my own" for 30+ years must mean they've got something going for them! Today I found spare ribs on sale at the grocery store and ... Continue Reading

How To Clean Your {Front Loader} Washing Machine!

how to clean your front loader

This post is brought to you by Amazon where you can get deals on household cleaners! You had to know THIS was coming. Earlier this month I shared important information from a Mom/firefighter about how to give your dryer a tune-up, then last week I posted about cleaning your dishwasher. Well, it's a new week and ... Continue Reading

No Space For A Craft Room? Create A Project Closet!

This project is one that I have been meaning to do for a LONNNNNNNG time...but have managed to keep putting it off. But today, the continued acquisition of materials for the blog finally forced me to get my butt in gear and DO IT. I was beginning to go bonkers over all the "stuff" piling up on the counters, the table, the ... Continue Reading