Crafts

Adorable Crochet LEGO Blanket

Every year, our school hosts a benefit auction and dinner as a fundraiser. School families and people from the community donate items that are either part of a silent or live auction. Our banquet coordinator saw a crocheted LEGO blanket pattern on Facebook and, knowing that I had crocheted goodies before for the auction, asked me to try my hand…

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Recipes

Simple, Edible Spring Flowers

When we have holidays, I like to try to make something cute, creative, and unique. Some are wins, and some are big losers! I guess this is the nature of Pinterest! (If I could use a laughing emoji, it would go here!) There are many different pictures and recipes for these M&M pretzel flowers on Pinterest, so I cannot say…

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Recipes

Cinnamon Apple Bake

A few weeks ago, a friend at school was warming up part of her lunch, and pretty soon the whole teacher’s room smelled like delicious cinnamon and apples! Her son made this healthy dessert for their family, and she was fortunate enough to have leftovers to bring to school and waft under our noses! I asked for her recipe so…

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Family Fun

Weekend Trip to Baltimore

For the past few years, my husband and I have taken a weekend trip with some of our friends in the spring. For a few years, we went to a banquet in Glen Burnie, Maryland and once we went to Sea Isle City, New Jersey. This year, the banquet we planned to attend was cancelled after our friend booked non-refundable…

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Recipes

Pickled Red Beet Eggs

Last year, we grew a lot of red beets. Like, A LOT! So, I knew I had plenty to use throughout the year! About every two weeks or so, I make a batch of pickled red beet eggs. Some, or many, of you have probably made red beet eggs at one point in your life. But I found a system…

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Recipes

Cauliflower Rice Bowls

The other day, a friend of mine at school mentioned that she used cauliflower rice in a recipe. I had heard of cauliflower rice before, but I really didn’t know anything about it, and I never cooked with it before. I like eating cooked cauliflower, so I was intrigued by the concept. I had no clue how cauliflower was made…

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Home & Garden

DIY Facial Cleansing Gel

A little over a year ago, I began using essential oil face cleanser and I haven’t looked back since! I began by using a face wash I purchased from a company, and I really liked it. I then decided to attempt to mix up my own. I used some of the ingredients from the original face wash I purchased, and did…

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Recipes

Peppermint Mocha Cookies

One of my favorite coffee drinks is a peppermint mocha.  And, in my opinion, Starbucks has the best peppermint mochas!  Anyone have other favorite peppermint mochas? I have a really good mocha chocolate chip cookie recipe, and I wanted to add a peppermint twist to it!  To be fair, these don’t taste exactly like a Starbucks peppermint mocha, but it…

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