Cherry Preserves Recipe

Cherry Preserves Recipe

Tweet Cherries are one of my all time favorite fruits, so of course when cherry season comes around I want to preserve the harvest! This cherry preserves recipe helps me do just that so I can enjoy the delicious cherry flavor all year round. Cherry preserves make great toppings for ice cream, toast, or even […]

Whats The Difference Between Jams, Jellies, Conserves, Butters, Marmalades, and Preserves

What’s The Difference Between Jams, Jellies, Conserves, Butters, Marmalade, and Preserves

Tweet I can’t believe it’s canning season already! When my mom taught me canning many years ago, one of the most overwhelming things was understanding the differences between jams, jellies, conserves, butters, marmalade, and preserves. All I wanted to do was make a batch of yummy, sweet fruit to spread on my toast and I had to […]

5 Must Have Fall Perennials

5 Must Have Fall Perennials

Tweet The changing of the seasons, especially in the Fall is an amazing time for gardeners. There is a new planting season to think about and dreams of what plants to bring home to our backyard gardens start to dance in our heads. Finding just the right color or scent in a plant can be […]

10 Must Haves for Fall Gardening

10 Must Haves For Fall Gardening

Tweet *I may receive a commission if you purchase from some links in this post. Getting ready for the fall gardening season makes quite a few people giddy with excitement. Trying to decide what to plant, where to put in the new vegetable bed, and how to get the soil ready for the seeds and […]

Southwest spinach salad recipe with avocado dressing

Southwest Spinach Salad Recipe with Creamy Avocado Dressing

Tweet A big salad is my favorite meal for lunch or for dinner. I love trying different salads and flavor combinations. This southwest spinach salad recipe with creamy avocado dressing is perfect for this time of year. I would load mine up with fresh spinach, greens, peppers, cilantro and tomatoes from our local farmer’s market. […]

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10 Refreshing Watermelon Drink Recipes

Tweet A couple weeks ago I shared some yummy watermelon recipes for your summer cookouts, or bbqs. Watermelon is a summer classic for both food recipes and for beverages. I love to add watermelon to drink recipes this time of year, from infusion to smoothies watermelon definitely adds summer flavor to your bbq or even […]

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Capture Your Child’s Imagination On Video and You Could Win

Tweet All kids have an active imagination, I can only wish I had half the imagination of a child. I remember when my son was younger, he used to have his own creative world for hours at a time. Of course now he’s way too cool for all of that! My nieces however have plenty […]

Inventive ways to Clean with Mayo

8 Inventive ways to Clean with Mayo

Tweet Cleaning is never fun, it’s one of my least favorite things to do! Many cleaners make me sneeze and cough. I can’t handle the fumes and harsh chemicals in them. I’m always looking for alternative cleaning methods that work. I have to admit I’ve found some interesting ways you can clean with mayonnaise. 1. Do […]

Apple smoothie recipe

Apple Smoothie Recipe

Tweet I love the flavors of  fall, and one of my favorite fall flavors is apple! I love them all from sweet to tart. I love apples when they’re baked, covered in caramel, or even just sliced with a little salt. I’m also a big smoothie fan. Smoothies are one of my favorite breakfast ideas. […]

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10 Great End Of Summer Cookout Grill Recipes

Tweet Can you believe it’s August already? This summer, we’ve been grilling our little heart out, and we’ve definitely been grilling up some delicious food!  I It’s hard to believe the fall season is almost here, but just because the weather is getting ready to change doesn’t mean you have to give up on the grill quite […]