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Cooking Cutter Eggs – How to Make Egg Molds in Fun Shapes

Breakfast just got more fun with this playful idea for making eggs.  If you are like me, you will have a whole host of cookie cutters that you rarely use.  Put them to a creative use by making cookie cutter eggs. Breakfast is considered by many to be the most important meal of the day. …

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Rope Wrapped Eggs – Farmhouse Easter Decor Project

I love pretty home decor projects that can be used for an upcoming holiday but aren’t TOO seasonal. These Rope Wrapped Eggs have a pretty farmhouse, rustic look that is perfect for both spring and Easter. This project came after a trip to my local Dollar Store to pick a package of their over sized …

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Easter Grapevine Door Swag – Butterflies Bunnies and Eggs!

This Easter grapevine door swag welcomes in spring with the arrangement of dogwood flowers, bunnies, butterflies and Easter eggs. It also welcomes in my guests in a pretty pastel spring way. My front door is one of the few places that always gets a holiday make over.  When Jess was younger, I used to decorate …

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Egg White Quiche with Vegetables – Healthy Crustless Quiche Recipe

If you are looking for a tasty breakfast recipe that is full of flavor but low in calories, this egg white quiche is a winner.  The crustless quiche is colorful, hearty and brimming over with taste. It’s a great healthy twist on the traditional breakfast option. I’m a quiche lady.  I love the combination of …

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Spooky Halloween Pumpkin Cookies – Double the Fun!

These Halloween Pumpkin Cookies are the perfect treat for your family or neighborhood friends. They have a cute pumpkin face and are filled with rich chocolate frosting. I love this time of the year.  Our neighborhood kids are out playing most of the time, and it is a lot of fun to treat them to …

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Pumpkin Carving Tips and Tricks – Carve a Pumpkin Easily

These pumpkin carving tips will bring out the artist in any budding Halloween decorator and give you a fun decor item to share in your home. If you have tried your hand at pumpkin carving, you will know that an easy Jack o Lantern design is not too difficult. But attempting more elaborate designs may …

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Antipasto Platter Tips – 14 Ideas for the Perfect Antipasti Platter

An antipasto platter is a delicious combination of cheeses, vegetables and meats, usually served with good wines. It’s a great way to start an evening with friends and is very easy to put together. The holidays are filled with opportunities to gather with friends. What better way to start a party than with an antipasto …

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Decorating with Natural Elements for Autumn – Fall Greenery Ideas

Fall greenery is perfect to use when decorating with natural elements.  It’s both bold in color and rustic in texture and gives a calming look to any home decor project. I love the feel and look of fall. There is nothing like cool days when the garden starts to die down for winter.  It may …

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Food Hacks That Really Work – 11 Kitchen Shortcuts – Cooking Tips

From making eggs with cookie cutters to whipping cream with a whisk and storing ginger in vodka, these 11 genius food hacks will make life in the kitchen more fun and cooking easier, too. Getting great food on the table doesn’t have to be a complicated process. Just take advantage of these simple DIY food …

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Growing Dill – Planting, Storing and Harvesting Dill Weed

Fresh dill is a very popular kitchen herb. It is highly aromatic and really easy to grow. The flavor dried dill just can’t compete with that of the fresh herb. Let’s check out some tips for growing dill. Dill (Anethum graveolens) is native to the Southwestern part of Asia. The herb is harvested for its leaves, which …

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Control Squash Bugs 10 ways – How to Kill Squash Bugs

Trying to control squash bugs can seem an insurmountable task when you find them in your vegetable garden. These bugs can do a huge amount of damage, particularly to young plants. These 10 easy tips will keep your garden pest-free. Take charge and find out how to kill squash bugs for good. Last summer I …

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Home Made Miracle Grow – Make your Own Homemade Plant Fertilizer

Make your own home made Miracle Grow as well as several other plant foods easily with epsom salt, baking soda and household ammonia. It’s time for another fun vegetable garden hack. This DIY Miracle Grow fertilizer is a more organic way to feed your plants. The homemade plant food recipe is easy to make and …

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Attracting Monarch Butterflies – Start Seeing Monarchs Day – First Saturday

The first Saturday in May is marked National Start Seeing Monarchs Day. What an appropriate national day for this time of the year!  Would you like tips for attracting monarch butterflies to your yard this year?  I’ve been seeing them in my garden for a few weeks This day was chosen to raise people’s awareness …

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Growing Spring Onions – Tips – Trimming – What is a Spring Onion?

Growing Spring Onions is a garden project that starts early in the year.  You’ll end up with small bulbous onions that have a much milder flavor than a normal yellow onion but can be used in the same way.  What are Spring onions? If you are looking for a small onion with a mild flavor …

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Build an Easter Basket with Clues – Teenage Easter Activity

A fun thing to do at Easter is to have your child build an Easter Basket with Clues. This project is great for an older child to give them a more challenging hunt than a normal Easter Egg Hunt. Each year, at Easter time, I came up with printed clues to lead her from one …

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Crustless Chicken Quiche – Healthy and Light Breakfast Recipe

This Crustless Chicken Quiche is loaded with the amazing flavors of eggs, bacon, and cheddar cheese. The recipe is my gluten free version of the classic Cheese Quiche, but without the crust, which saves a lot of calories.  Most of the time, at breakfast, there are also bagels, muffins or rolls, so why add a crust …

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Growing Hellebores – Lenten Rose – How to Grow Helleborus

If you like the idea of a plant that flowers in winter while there is still snow on the ground, try Growing Hellebores.  Lenten Rose is another name for helleborus. The blooms come in lots of different shades and shapes. I first heard of Hellebores perennial several years ago when I spent a season trying …

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Southern Cornbread Recipe – Old Fashioned Easy Buttermilk Corn Bread

This recipe for Southern cornbread is one that I have made many times and it never fails to please my guests.  It is moist and just delicious with a slight tang from the buttermilk that makes it a great accompaniment to any meal. Before we get started on this cornbread recipe, I have to tell you that my …

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Storing Fresh Coconut – How to Purchase, Open and Use Coconut Meat

A single coconut will give you 3 or 4 cups cups of fresh, flaked coconut.  But now you have the problem of storing fresh coconut.  How do you keep that delightful, flaky bit of goodness in a state that will stay edible for as long as possible? The tasty coconut is so versatile that it …

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Sage Plant Care – Tips for Growing Garden Sage

Garden Sage is a culinary herb that is often used around the holidays to flavor your stuffing, but I use it all year round as a flavor component of chicken dishes.  These tips for sage plant care will help you get the most out of your plant. Sage is not just for Thanksgiving.  This fragrant …

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Growing Pansies – How to Grow and Care For Pansy Flowers

Winter is coming to an end for many of us and the first signs of spring are everywhere. Growing pansies is a good way to bridge the change of seasons with one plant.  They love the cool weather and are readily available at garden centers right now. The botanical name for the garden pansy plant …

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Get Your Garden Ready for Spring – 25 Early Spring Garden Tips & Checklist

April 14 is National Gardening Day. That means it is time to start thinking about ways to get your garden ready with these spring garden tips. Whether you are interested in vegetable gardening or just love to grow flowers, these tips will be helpful April is a special month for gardeners. Not only does it …

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These Easy Quiche Recipes Will Delight Your Brunch Guests

Breakfast and brunch don’t have to be a boring affair! These easy quiche recipes will wow your guests and you won’t need to spend hours putting them together.  What is a quiche? A quiche is a baked flan or tart that has a savory filling and is thickened with eggs. Think breakfast pie and you …

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Forcing Paperwhites – How to Force Paperwhite Narcissus Bulbs

Spring is right around the corner and flowers on a breakfast table are always a lovely sight. Forcing paperwhites indoors will give you a delightful splash of spring color in just a few weeks. The project can be done in soil or in water and the kids will love to help. My bulbs have been blooming …

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