Category: Home Life

Two Ingredient Biscuits – A Science Experiment

Two Ingredient Biscuits

It was mesmerizing. I remember standing at the counter at my grandmother’s house in Baton Rouge watching her make biscuits from scratch, over and over again. The mound of flour, the well in the center, cold milk (sometimes buttermilk), a few shakes of baking powder, salt and Crisco. The way […] Read more…

Homemade Taco Seasoning – Easy,Flavorful and Frugal!

Homemade Taco Seasoning

I was up early this morning feeling pretty ambitious.  I had challenged myself to try a few homemade mixes after really studying the ingredient lists of some of our favorites. If you’ve never noticed some of the crazy stuff in these mixes, you really owe it to yourself and your […] Read more…

Visit Mardi Gras World in New Orleans– Where #MardiGras is Made!

With Mardi Gras just a few days away, Carnival season is really getting into full swing now! (That’s right – Mardi Gras is several weeks long…not just one day. It begins on the 12th night after Christmas – or the Feast of the Epiphany – and continues until Mardi Gras […] Read more…

2018 National Parks Free Admission Days

Don’t forget to take advantage of the national parks free admission program. Hint…the first one is January 15!  Start making plans to take advantage of this amazing program when Uncle Sam throws open the gates to so many of our nation treasures. National parks free admission happens on these days […] Read more…

Have a Fondue Party at Home

Fondue-Party

Our family used to have fondue a lot. It was a 70’s thing to do. We had the fancy copper pot, the cool can of blue fire and all those awesome fondue forks.  I always used the one with the baby blue handle. Back then, we only ate cheese fondue. […] Read more…

Simple Thanksgiving Crafts and Decor

Need some adorable, but simple DIY pumpkin and Thanksgiving craft ideas? We’ve compiled a cool list of some fabulous projects that will turn your home into a warm, beautiful oasis that you’ll definitely be thankful for! Autumn Leaves Garland Happy Holidays: Thanksgiving Indian Corn Rice Krispy Treats OK Rustic Wood […] Read more…

Over 100 Spooky Delicious Halloween Recipes

One of the most fun holidays come with a crazy variety of fun snacks, too. Not just candy, but everything from drinks to desserts, to snacks to main dishes.  Check out this list of 100 spooky delicious Halloween recipes to make this year. Candy Spiders  | Nest Full of New […] Read more…

Let Freedom Ring!

Apple pie, baseball and the Fourth of July: It’s hard for one to think of three more stereotypically American things. Have a Bruce Springsteen album playing in the background and you’d have an Americana overload. The truth is America is constantly changing: We’re a diverse country with large amounts of […] Read more…

Google Chromecast Audio from Best Buy

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. I love my music and and I’m thrilled that I can stream my playlists and get amazing sound quality throughout my home. With the Google Chromecast Audio from […] Read more…

Sports and Outdoor Gift Guide

Sports Gift Guide

*this post contains referral links Sports and Outdoor Gift Guide Keeping fit and enjoying the great outdoors isn’t just a fad anymore – it’s a passion. Enjoying sports that you participate in – plus exercise and fitness pursuits – have produced thriving businesses ready to meet the needs of every […] Read more…

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