Ranch Fried Chicken Recipe


In our house, we eat a lot of chicken. Not only because it’s better for you, but because it’s cheaper meat and there is so much that you can do with it. I love that you can pair most anything with chicken, and make a fun meal that tastes delicious. As a partnership long ago, […]

Easy canning recipe: Peach Mango Salsa

peach mango salsa

It’s not a big secret that I love to can. Pretty much, I’m an old lady in a 30-year old’s body. I love canning, sewing, and crocheting. I like the idea of reducing food waste, eating fresh foods, some of which I have grown myself or I’ve gotten from my local farmer’s market so I […]

DIY Homemade Fruit and Veggie Wash

Montavilla farmer's market

Unless you buy all your produce from locally grown farmers, it’s likely that many of them have pesticides on them because they are grown from big name farms like Dole, or in a foreign country. It’s one of the most common ways to keep away pests, so it’s pretty natural to most of us, now, […]

Italian Soda Recipe

Italian Soda

The other night, Hubs and I went out to The Spaghetti Factory for dinner. Being pregnant, I couldn’t order the margarita that I really wanted, so I ordered an Italian soda instead. It was actually pretty cool because I got a big soda, and for the $4.50 that I paid for it, I was able […]

5 fun ways to perk up your water

Most people don’t like to drink water, despite knowing how necessary it is to overall health and wellness, because it’s boring, tasteless (or sometimes horrible tasting depending on where you live). Because we should all be drinking more than we should, finding ways to perk up your water and make it more exciting is always […]

Easy Crockpot Pot Roast


On particularly busy days, I hate having to figure out what I’m going to feed my family when I have little time as it is. I want my family to eat something hearty that will fill them up, but will also be easy to make. This Crockpot pot roast is easy to make because you […]

Non-alcoholic green appletinis

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Being the sober one on St. Patrick’s Day can take a lot of will-power, not to mention, it won’t be easy as there are literally going to be a ton of people asking you if you want a green beer, Irish coffee, or some other green alcoholic drink. Whether you’re the DD, you are sober […]

Guinness and Cheese Soup; A yummy St. Patrick’s Day treat

pot o gold cheese soup

First of all, I would like to start out by saying, is there really ever a need for an excuse to cook with beer? No. The answer is no. And I’m so glad that I did because this soup turned out zesty and delicious. Of course the kiddo didn’t eat it, because, lets face it, […]

St. Patrick’s Day recipe roundup

St. Patrick's Day recipes

This year, you don’t want to be without your green treats, corned beef and, of course, the green beer. If you’re stumped at what kind of recipes you want to make for St. Patrick’s Day, here’s a few to try out that are fun, easy, and perfectly suitable for St. Patrick’s Day. All recipes included […]

Easy Lemon Pound Cake: National Pound Cake Day

lemon pound cake

Today is National Pound Cake Day, as if we really need an excuse to eat cake, amiright?! Pound cakes are originally one of the easiest cakes to make, The recipe originally got it’s name from the pounds of sugar and flour added to it. It was easier to measure, and made it perfect for baking […]

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