No-Sew Hanging Candy Cane Holder

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When I first decided to do this project, it was going to be a sewing project.  I actually made up one of these on my machine first. But then I decided I’d like to do a no-sew version – and I ended up loving the way the no-sew version looked so much that I scrapped… Read more »


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Make some fun with your family this Halloween when you make your own string of Egg-O-Lanterns!  These cute little guys are fun and easy for even little ones to get involved. You will need: Eggs Orange holiday mini-lights Supplies for blowing eggs (needle and small syringe will make this easier) Dremel or electric nail file… Read more »

B-Dubs Inspired Barbecue Chicken Salad Sandwiches – and a GIVEAWAY!

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I’m so thrilled to be participating in the Pitch List’s “Kissin’ the Cook Giveaway Hop”.  Keep reading to find out how to enter over 40 giveaways for great kitchen items, including the great knives from Core Kitchen that I used in this post. But first, I want to introduce you to Core Kitchen and share… Read more »

ReaLemon Poke Cake Recipe

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I know that lemon poke cake recipes are all over the web – and that’s why I have waited over a year to post this one.  But honestly, this is the one my family has loved since before I can remember.  And it’s different from most that you see on Pinterest because there is no… Read more »

Blackberry Crumble Cookie Bars

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I started writing this post and ended up with a long collection of stories about my family and our blackberry picking habits (not to mention our blackberry eating habits).  So if I ever want to get this recipe posted, I’d better just stick to the recipe!  And as soon as I can pull together some pictures… Read more »

Canning Green Beans

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Since I was a child, my favorite vegetables has been green beans.  The green beans were always fresh from the garden, or some that Nanny and Mom had canned.  Of course, we cooked them the good old-fashioned way – with ham or bacon and onions for flavoring.  Oh, and sometimes new potatoes!  They were delicious…. Read more »