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My 10+ Favorite Vodka Drinks

There are two ways to drink vodka – for purists – neat, with no mixers or flavorings and in mixed drinks and, for casual drinkers, in mixed drinks and cocktail recipes.  Everyone who dabbled into the realm of spirits as a teenager has probably had a screwdriver. (vodka and orange juice).   My favorite Vodka drinks …

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15 Money Saving Tips for a Summer Barbecue

It is finally that time of the year again.  Memorial day and Father’s day have just passed, and the summer grilling season is in full force. To me, summer is just not summer without barbecue recipes, but they can add a lot to your food bill if you are not careful.  These 15 money saving tips …

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Ummi Multi Colored Outdoor Pillows

Dress up your Outdoor Space with these Multi Colored Outdoor Pillows. Our friends at Pillow Perfect have a great range of outdoor pillows to dress up your outdoor space.   Their pillows are perfect to add some pizazz to drab furniture in need of an accent. Adding pillows to plain furniture immediately revives the seating …

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Budget Front Yard Make Over and a Summer Garden Blog Hop

Charming Seating Area with this Budget Front Yard Makeover. I am all about gardening on a budget.  With the amount of garden beds that I have, (8 and counting!) I have to be. I had a neglected Pine tree garden that was in dire need of a make over and I wanted to make it …

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14 Easy Ways to Make Your Bedroom Feel Like a Luxurious Hotel

Anyone who has slept in an upper end hotel room knows that you will get an amazing night’s sleep there.  There is something hard to describe about the stay at a five star luxurious hotel.  Of course, we can’t pay to sleep in luxury each night, but there are many ways to have the same …

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Mex-Italian Burger – It’s Grill Time

Mex-Italian Burger Cookbook We love grill time at our house, and nothing is better on the grill than a home made burger.   They put any fast food burger to shame and are simple to prepare. This Mex- Italian Burger combines the two culinary methods into one rich and delicious burger. This burger combines the creamy …

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20 Creative Uses for Extra Large Silicone Ice Cube Trays

Extra Large Silicone Ice Cube Trays.  Not Just for Ice! If you eat and drink out much, you may have noticed a new trend that has taken over the food and drink industry.   The ice cubes are getting larger and larger.  Large ice cubes are perfect for any drinks because the ice melts more slowly, …

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Moscow Mule Cocktail – Spicy Kick with a Citrus Finish

A Moscow mule is a buck or mule cocktail made with vodka, ginger beer, lime juice, and garnished with a slice or wedge of lime.  The terms buck, or mule are used to refer to historic drinks that contain ginger beer, or ginger ale, along with a citrus juice and some kind of spirit. In …

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Roasted Italian Potatoes and Onions

This recipe for Roasted Italian potatoes and onions is just delicious. The onions are crispy on the outside and have a lovely flavor and texture when you bite into them.   Roasted Italian Potatoes and Onions – A Delicious Side Dish. This recipe is super easy to do.  The potatoes  and onions take on a …

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Ice Cream Party Time with Francois et Mimi Ice Cream Bowls

These Lovely Francois et Mimi Ice Cream Bowls are So Versatile. One of the nicest parts of being a food blogger is that vagarious sponsors contact me to review their products.  Normally, I will review what I receive as part of a recipe, or another type of post that I do. But when I received …

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Chicken Bacon Alfredo Pizza

Chicken Bacon Alfredo Pizza – A Gourmet Experience! Our family loves pizza, but I have grown very tired of the traditional tomato sauce variety.  I love to experiment with olive oil bases, or other unusual ways to make pizza.  This Chicken Bacon Alfredo pizza definitely takes pizza to the next level. The pizza uses a …

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Cooking with Silicone Kitchen Products

Why cook with Silicone Kitchen Products? One of the more recent developments in the world of kitchen gadgets are silicone kitchen products.   I first heard about them when I tried a silicone baking mat, but since then have heard of many other products, such as oven mitts, pastry brushes, barbeque brushes, cupcake liners, spatulas,  and …

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Recycled Items to use as Seed starters & Beet Seeds review

There are so many household items that you can recycle to use as seed starters.  Most are very inexpensive to use and would be great to get kids interested in gardening.  The gardens have been put to bed for the winter, but these are the months to think about starting seeds indoors, so that they …

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