Category: Try Something New!

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…

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…

Drone Buyer’s Guide

Drone Buyer’s Guide (If you’re ready to start shopping around, here are some quick drone reviews to get you started.) There are many reasons why people buy drones. Some buy them because they want them for personal endeavors. They use them to get great aerial shots of unique landscape or […] Read more…

Orbi Whole Home Wi-Fi System from NETGEAR and Best Buy

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card. Ready to have a look at all the cutting edge technology? Looking for technology that works together and is controlled from a smart phone?  We were happy to have the opportunity to learn about the latest in […] Read more…

Best Buy Tech Home – Smart Living Made Easy

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card. Customers can come in to touch and try the latest technology products in a homelike environment. We were happy to have the opportunity to learn about the latest in CE and Connected Home by touring the Tech […] Read more…

Tips for Creating the Perfect Picnic

Picnic Tips

Maybe it’s just us, but take any meal outside and it instantly becomes more vibrant, engaging and delicious. Picnics can take all shapes — a quick but peaceful break from work by a lake, a romantic sunset dinner for two complete with delicious wine or a fun afternoon family affair. […] Read more…

5 Tips to Get Started Canning – Don’t Be Afraid!

Start Canning

When we used to visit my grandparents – on my dad’s side, in the country – I remember loving to play “store” in their pantry in the carport. Inside was shelf after shelf of things my grandmother had put up. Countless jars of delicious jams and beautiful canned veggies, along […] Read more…

10 Cool Nail Art Tricks to Create Designer Nails

  Fancy tips are all the rage right now and fingernails2go.com has collected some simple ideas to dress yours up at home. No need to hit the salon! If you thought  cellophane tape was just for wrapping presents think again!  Paint your nails with a base color and let it […] Read more…

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