Archive for the ‘How To’ Category

How to Fold The Palms From Church, into a Cross

How to Fold The Palms From Church, into a Cross
Every Palm Sunday when they would give out Palm branches (fronds) at church – I used to marvel at the people that could quickly fold their palm branch into a cross!Eventually I figured out how to do the palm folding – and I was astounded at how easy it was. Don’t be intimidated by the steps, they...
March 23rd, 2015 | Crafting, General | Read More

Seared Salmon w/ Lemon Dill Sauce #MarketStreetTX

Seared Salmon w/ Lemon Dill Sauce #MarketStreetTX
So many people are trying to incorporate more fish into their diets during this time of year. Some for health reasons, others trying to stay away from meat on Fridays during Lent. But there is also another reason to add some seafood into your weekly menu – it tastes so darn good! I’m so pleased...
February 28th, 2015 | General, Recipes | Read More

Greek Bean Salad – Cooking w/Canned Goods!

Greek Bean Salad – Cooking w/Canned Goods!
Thanks to #MarketStreetTX for sponsoring this post. Did you know February is national canned food month? It is! And I for one, love when part of my meal can just come straight out of the pantry. The following Greek Bean Salad uses 4 canned goods, and is as simple as it is scrumptious! I noticed that...
February 26th, 2015 | General, Recipes, Video Blogs, Video Tutorials | Read More

How to Give a Doll a Make- Under!

How to Give a Doll a Make- Under!
I’ve had the same doll in my garage for the last year. It was a Bratz doll – and the over the top makeup look wasn’t really what I wanted to give to a 6 year old, so the doll just sat on a shelf. Then I came across a lovely artist in Australia named Sonia Singh, who was making what...
February 20th, 2015 | Crafting, General, How To, Video Blogs, Video Tutorials | Read More

Honey Bunches of Oats Bake at Home. The Perfect Snack!

Honey Bunches of Oats Bake at Home. The Perfect Snack!
I participated in an In-Home Party Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Honey Bunches of Oats Bake at Home. I received product samples to facilitate this post as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.   I really enjoy baking, and making homemade snacks for the family....
February 20th, 2015 | General, Recipes | Read More

Window Cling Valentines {Free Printable!}

Window Cling Valentines {Free Printable!}
Valentines Day! I know some people aren’t fans – but I have always adored it! And one of my favorite childhood memories is of handing out Valentines to my class in school every Valentines Day. That’s why I love helping my own daughter make Valentines each year, and Valentine printables...
February 5th, 2015 | Crafting, General, Kid Fun! | Read More

Building a Table Hammock Fort!

Building a Table Hammock Fort!
This article is sponsored by Pop Secret. My daughter LOVES making forts – and we have built them over the years with all kinds of materials. But one kind of fort that she always gets excited about is a table hammock fort! We decided to make one today to enter into the #PopSecretForts challenge! You...
January 24th, 2015 | General, How To | Read More

The Mason Jar Oatmeal Trick!

The Mason Jar Oatmeal Trick!
Not everyone is crazy about instant Oatmeal, but slow cooked Oatmeals aren’t usually practical on busy mornings. Not practical that is – unless you know the mason jar Oatmeal trick! You can make long cooking Oatmeal, like Irish Steel Cut Oatmeal (my personal favorite) in just one minute –...
January 15th, 2015 | General, Recipes, Video Tutorials | Read More

Classic Holiday Drink – Tom and Jerry

Classic Holiday Drink – Tom and Jerry
Cinnamon,cloves, allspice – it’s what the holidays taste like. And that is one reason that the classic cocktail, the Tom and Jerry has been popular around the United States since the 19th and 20th century. A close to cousin to the Holiday classic Egg Nog, the Tom and Jerry is a slightly more...
December 20th, 2014 | General, Recipes | Read More

Thanksgiving Leftovers {Breakfast Bread Bowls}

Thanksgiving Leftovers {Breakfast Bread Bowls}
What do you do with all the leftovers from Thanksgiving? What about whipping them into a beautiful and easy breakfast the day after Thanksgiving? Well, it’s as easy as saying Breakfast Bread Bowl! The genius of this Bread Bowl Recipe is that not only can you use up all those odds and ends in leftovers...
November 16th, 2014 | General, Recipes, Video Blogs | Read More