Tip of the week! Never go empty handed…

My momma always said life is like a box of… Nope she never said that! But she did always say “Never go empty handed.” A phrase that will forever echo in my mind. As a result, I’m always prepared! But who has time to always make something from scratch?! I have gotten into the habit of picking up the cookie mix pouches. All you need … Continue reading Tip of the week! Never go empty handed…

Fabric Scrap Halloween Decorations

While making my festive Halloween flags (coming soon or maybe for next Halloween… It’s not so easy to run a sewing machine with a 5 month old!)… Anyway while making these flags I had all these scraps of fabric that I really love. So instead of throwing them away I decided to repurpose those scraps to help complete my Halloween look. I have a glass … Continue reading Fabric Scrap Halloween Decorations

Tip of the week! Bake your bacon…

Whether it’s for breakfast, or sandwiches, or just because, I can’t lie, bacon is delicious! But I super hate frying up bacon on the stove… It gets everywhere, it never cooks evenly, and it takes forever! Now as I start breakfast or whatever dish I’m making, I put my bacon in the oven. I bake my bacon!!! It cooks evenly, it’s less messy, and it’s … Continue reading Tip of the week! Bake your bacon…

Tip of the week! A new product means big savings…

Coupons! When a new product comes out so do the best coupons and often the best sales for that item. Check your Sunday papers, coupons.com, and product pages for coupons on new items then compare to in store promos! Most recently I was able to purchase Windex touch ups with a $3.50 coupon and $1.00 off in store promo! Continue reading Tip of the week! A new product means big savings…

Pumpkin Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Ahhh the fall… If it’s not apples I’m thinking of, it’s pumpkins! Everyone loves a good pumpkin pie, but how much pumpkin pie can you really eat? Now I love a recipe that you can have in with a cup of coffee in the mornings, like a banana nut bread. This recipe for pumpkin spice cake is a similar consistency to a good banana bread. … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Tip of the week… Home made boxed mixes

I am absolutely in love with this idea!!! Whether it’s for friends, family, or for a yummy treat, I find, I’m always baking in the fall. Sometimes I don’t feel like getting out all the ingredients and measuring the flour, the baking soda, blah, blah, blah. Soooo, pre-measure all your dry ingredients and put them in a mason jar. List the ingredients in the jar, … Continue reading Tip of the week… Home made boxed mixes