Monthly Archives: June 2015

Grilled Fresh Corn with Whipped Tomato Butter #Giveaway #RedGoldRecipes #LaurasLeanBeef

Red Gold Summer Grilling Giveaway

This summer, Red Gold is encouraging home chefs to grill with its tomatoes grown on family farms.  For the third year, Red Gold is hosting its popular Red Gold Summer Grillin’ Party that runs through July 22nd on its Facebook page. Red Gold will give away a Large Big Green Egg […] Read more…

50 Things a World Traveller Should Know

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Mom’s Amazing Cheesecake (and Dad’s Favorite!)

Growing up, every year we’d celebrate Father’s Day, 4th of July and Dad’s birthday within a two week span. It was pretty chock full of desserts and goodies. My favorite was Mom’s famous cheesecake, though. It wasn’t a fancy cheesecake. There was no chocolate or caramel. No Oreos, pecans, ganache […] Read more…

Thinking About a Magical Disney Cruise for the Holidays?

This post contains affiliate links. Did you know there are 5,390 pillows on board both #DisneyMagic & #DisneyWonder?  That’s enough to make me want to jump in and relax during the holidays! With all the hustle and bustle of the season, there are lots of reasons to scoop up the […] Read more…

12 Easy Patriotic Crafts for Kids

easy crafts for kids

It used to be that decorations for the 4th of July consisted of sparklers, lemonade, streamers, fireflies, dirty feet, an ice cream churn and something made with red Jello and Cool Whip.  It was pretty awesome! There are so many creative ideas floating around now that it’s a bit overwhelming.   […] Read more…

Desserts You Can Make in 60 Minutes or Less (Infographic)

You know we love dessert. But slaving away in a kitchen for hours … not so much. Especially when we could be outside, in the sun, spending time with our friends and family. So we decided to have our chocolate cake and free time too by serving desserts that take […] Read more…

My First Fatherless Father’s Day

We all knew it was going to happen sooner or later.  We just hoped and prayed for the “later” option.  As a glass half full person, I hadn’t allowed myself to consider what things would be like once it did. I just knew that Dad would simply keep bouncing back […] Read more…

Companion Planting

Companion Planting - Nest Full of New

I’ve created my first raised bed garden this year! As a “tester” it’s not very big and I am still growing in containers, too.   To make sure the select few plants that step up to be guinea pigs have a fighting chance, I wanted to make sure they were […] Read more…

Quilting, Knitting and Crochet > FREE How-To Booklets From Craftsy!

  This post contains affiliate links. Have you thought about learning something new?  Have a hobby that you’d like to take to the next level? Craftsy is with you! Did you know that on the Crafty website, you can download many free how-to booklets instantly (you can print it easily if […] Read more…

Baking and Decorating > FREE How-To Booklets From Craftsy!

This post contains affiliate links. Have you thought about learning something new?  Have a hobby that you’d like to take to the next level? Craftsy is with you! Did you know that on the Crafty website, you can download many free how-to booklets instantly (you can print it easily if you’d […] Read more…

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