New Life For Old Cookie Sheets . . . Again.

Miracle Cleaner

Yesterday we celebrated the hubster's birthday! (Happy Birthday hun!) So it was a pretty low key day with regards to blogging and anything blogging related. Basically I didn't do a whole lot. Instead we went out for breakfast and had decadent strawberry french toast...did a little shopping in the afternoon...and tonight went out ... Continue Reading

Melt-In-Your-Mouth {GF} Peanut Butter Cookies!

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Today is a GOOD day! I did some work...I played with my new grandpuppy....I sprayed some weeds....and baked some cookies! While I was doing my usual meandering across the internet this morning...I came across a recipe for Salted Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies at Food Plus Words.  Being a huge PB and Chocolate FAN...I was ... Continue Reading

DIY Beauty Solution: Make Your Own Lip Stain and Plumper!

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I sounds kinda weird...but you're going to have to trust me on this one!  It's actually very cool! When God was handing out LIPS....I thought He said HIPS....and asked for very THIN ones! haha. I totally just made that up. Lame. I know. But true! :-) I am not "blessed" in the lip department. As a matter of ... Continue Reading

Rootbeer Freeze Made With Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk!

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When I was growing up in Long Beach, of our favorite places to go for a treat as a family was the Tastee Freez! For those of you from there....remember the one next to the car wash on Stearns?  They were FAMOUS for their vanilla cones dipped in chocolate! But for ME...they were famous for their Rootbeer ... Continue Reading

Easy Homemade {Gluten-Free} Teriyaki Sauce

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How far away from our "roots" have we wandered when we are surprised that things that we've only bought in a bottle all our lives can EASILY made at home?? Not to mention the fact that it's also CHEAPER and far BETTER TASTING! I'm almost embarrassed to admit that once again I've have discovered something that fits the bill ... Continue Reading

Make Your Own {Reusable} Dryer Sheets!

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I've been using my own homemade "dryer sheets" for about 9 months now and have been very happy with the method. But even though I may be an "old dog"...I can be taught "new tricks". :-)  When I saw this idea from Heather at Living On Love and Cents recently I decided it was worth trying something new. The thing that ... Continue Reading