5 Delicious Spring Salads

Spring is playing “Now you see me, now you don’t” here in Northern Indiana and I hope next time we see it it’ll stay, because I’m ready. Eating salads when it’s cold out is not my THANG which, by the way, shows around my waist. Come spring and all I crave are delicious salads. I remember the first time salad was served before dinner in a restaurant. That was quite Continue Reading…

Lemon Raspberry Rare Cheesecake for Easter

Spring has finally sprung and the last thing we want to do in warmer weather is turn on the oven and bake, amirite? But have no fear, you can still have your cake and eat it too. This lemon raspberry rare cheesecake is just what you’re looking for: light, silky, not too sweet, and you don’t need your oven to make it. Its flavors and colors are perfect for spring Continue Reading…

Cauliflower Steaks with Cilantro and Hot Pepper Aioli Recipe

If only there was no ice on the streets causing slow movement and several traffic incidents, I’d have had more time to tell the sweet cashier, who reminded me of my grandma, all the ways you can use cauliflower. She told me that in the sixty years she’s been married to her husband he refused to eat any vegetables but canned green beans. Can you imagine? Introducing new vegetables to Continue Reading…

How I Upcycled Christmas Wreath into an Easy Easter Wreath for Free

After a few good years of service, my white Christmas wreath started to discolor but I didn’t throw it away. Instead I upcycled it into a simple Easter wreath that was super easy to make. I’m sure you have upcycled a thing or two in your life and know the feeling of accomplishment? You get a new product and haven’t spent a dime. Winning! I had no vision in mind Continue Reading…

What is Really Healthy Eating?

As I’m still trying to get rid of the pounds I packed on during the holidays, I’ve been toying with adding a “healthy eating” tab on the blog, but then it hit me…what exactly IS healthy eating? Major corporations have caught on to the trend of healthier eating and are now inundating their labels with “GMO free,” “all natural,” “gluten free” etc… My daughter even saw a sign on a Continue Reading…

5 Favorite Easy Summer Desserts

Are you dreaming of summer? I’m over these cold temps! Winter was mild, but it seems to be catching up before it’s officially over. My favorite summer desserts usually do the trick when I get the winter blues. I have five go-to recipes because they’re so easy to make. Quick too, especially if you don’t have much spare time. Losing an hour to daylight saving time is a nightmare if Continue Reading…

St. Patrick’s Day Martini – Melontini #StPatricksDay

St. Patrick’s Day is a nightmare for non-beer drinkers. Maybe it’s not a nightmare, more of an inconvenience. You go out on St. Paddy’s Day and try ordering anything other than beer. The funny looks you’ll get!  More funny looks because you’re not wearing green. People around here take it personally. I’m sorry, but I’m not Irish! Do not kiss me, and do not even think about pinching me! This Continue Reading…

How to make Me & My House Scripture Wood Sign in 10 Easy Steps

Me & My House Scripture Wood Pallet Sign was on my daughter’s wish list for her new house, among 468 other signs, to replace the existing Welcome sign. My new Cameo machine needed a project to justify its price and I didn’t want to spend $125 on a sign I could probably make myself even if it was gonna take me weeks. I mean, with 10 easy steps the sign could be done in an afternoon, but ain’t nobody got time for that. It cost me roughly $5, using what I had on hand. I saved big! Continue Reading…

15 Kitchen Accessories That Perfectly Embody Farmhouse Style

If you’re decorating with accents that add a cozy touch to your home, I’m guessing you’ll love these farmhouse kitchen accessories and decor. Can we just agree how fabulous it is?
The following 15 fantastic finds will add that welcoming charm to your kitchen that everyone is so crazy about. You don’t need an entire Farmhouse kitchen makeover to be on trend. Just add Continue Reading…

Quick and Easy Asian Zucchini Salad

Zucchini is my husband’s new favorite vegetable to binge on. He had a green beans phase, then asparagus, and now it’s zucchini. I’m running out of ideas on how to make them. If they’re not roasted they’re stuffed with cheese. Oh, and they’re grilled in summer. This Asian salad scored multiple times: it’s quick and easy, my husband got his zucchini, and I used my spiralizer that was hiding somewhere Continue Reading…