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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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

**This post contains affiliate links.  Please refer to our  Disclosure Policy for details.** 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…

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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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Home & Garden

Some of My Favorite Diffuser Blends

**This post contains affiliate links.  Please refer to our Disclosure Policy for details.** I am not always faithful about running my essential oil diffuser. But when I do get it started, I love the way it makes our sunroom smell! (We call it a sunroom, but it’s really a sitting room in the back of the house that the former…

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Home & Garden

Shoe Deodorizer

This post contains affiliate links.  Please refer to our Disclosure Policy for details. Sometimes, our shoes stink. We may not want to admit it, but they do. No one likes to walk around in smelly shoes. And your family may not like it that much either! My husband’s dress shoes have recently developed an unpleasant odor. He has good Under…

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